Down With the Penn State Penalty
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“The first part of the first rule of campus behavior—Don’t do anything egregiously stupid—is sometimes difficult for an 18-year-old to obey, so memorize the second part of the first rule of campus behavior: Try to learn something from the egregiously stupid thing you have done.” A Gentleman’s Advice for Scholars
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