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Hawaiian Dorm Trip (S&D)

by Anonymous
(Stanford, CA)

Like most uneventful mornings, I woke up in my dorm room and looked out the window. What met my eye was inexplicable. Instead of seeing the branches of the tree outside, I found that our dorm was flying over the Pacific Ocean. The cerulean water rippled below us and extended for miles around. In a state of shock, I woke up my roommate to tell her to look out the window.

I sensed a tinge of annoyance in her voice when she awoke. "Don't you remember?" she asked incredulously. "We're on our Hawaiian Dorm Trip." With that, she pulled the mask back over her eyes and fell asleep. I was more alarmed at the fact that I had forgotten about the trip then over the cessation of the laws of physics that allowed a building to fly.

After a few minutes, I could see the shore out of the window. People were sunbathing and playing volleyball on the beach as our dorm pulled up to the dock like a cruise ship. No one batted an eye. I left the room to see if my hall mates were as shocked as I was; I wanted to find a pay phone so I could call my parents and tell them that I was in Hawaii.

My friends and I went to explore the beach and stumbled upon a barbecue. We stood in a long, single file line for hot dogs, as a snarky Hawaiian goddess handed out leis. After what seemed liked ages, we got our hot dogs and went surfing.

After a fun day in Hawaii, everyone returned to the dorm, which was still docked at the beach. At exactly 9 PM, a huge wave came out of nowhere, and the building rode that wave all the way back to Stanford.

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