Thursday, September 1, 2011

Student Return Redux 2: The Young and the Restless

To complement the recent posts on the annual return of the students from their summer migrations (1, 2):

Think students in Amherst are too wild? Think they have too much power over both town and gown?

Think again.

And ever wonder where that "town-gown" phrase came from in the first place?

Check out this earlier post on the origins of the university and the character of student life in the Middle Ages.

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