The Campaign For DA

5.07.2015

Random Current Day College Thought


I follow that guy on Twitter because he was a pretty spare Baylor football player whose background is pretty bizarre and featured in Sports Illustrated.  (He was subsequently removed from the team because he was living in a place donated by others which made BU Athletics nervous. He will be transferring.)

But he tweeted this pic this morning and it struck me that I haven't seen inside a college classroom in a long, long time.  After I got past my internal sickness thinking about taking a college final, I noticed how close those chairs seemed to be. Man, they are packed in there. Is that common these days?

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

How do you think they can cheat if the chairs are not close?

Anonymous said...

WTF cares? I mean really?

sparkerr said...

In the classes that have "stadium seating" we were packed in like that at UT 35 years ago. Other auditorium- -seating was roomier. And the small classrooms had regular desks. . . I do remember feeling sorry for the left-handed people because there were very few left-handed desks.

Good times - - but I sure don't miss those tests.

Fun picture!

Anonymous said...

10:46 -

I assume you're asking "Who the f**k cares." Apparently you do, since you took the time to both read AND comment on a blog that no one forces you to visit.

Here's a tip for the sake of your blood pressure: if you see something on the Internet that doesn't interest you, just keep moving. It's 100% pointless to leave an anonymous comment about how bored you were with the content. We don't know who you are, so you don't even get real-life "cool points" for being better than whatever was posted.

Also, the "W" in WTF isn't "Who."

Anonymous said...

1118

DILLIGAF?

Anonymous said...

Yes, 11:43. You responded.

Anonymous said...

If the classroom is still full at this point, it must be a really easy course.

Anonymous said...

11:14

It's kinda hard to tell.. My screen is cracked.

Speaking of which, do you enjoy being an ass?

Anonymous said...

Reminds me of my philosophy class lecture hall at UTA, circa 1981.

Anonymous said...

Quite a few classes like that at UNT. But if you take grad school classes, you get more room.

Also, looking at the kid taking the selfie: he doesn't just exude that Athletic Scholar feel, does he? You get the impression that he did okay in Special Ed classes in high school. He kinda reminds me of the husky photobombing this picture.

Anonymous said...

Totally common now days. I remember sitting in a statistics class taking a test that required a calculator. Juggling the small desk with the test booklet, a scantron, and the calculator was more challenging than the test itself.

Anonymous said...

I'm with that other guy.

Who cares?

You took a picture and put in on the internet.

Let me tell you something, bub.

All the guys in that class think you're a homo.

Anonymous said...

All the guys in that class think you're a homo. I'm with that other guy.

I'll bet you are.

Anonymous said...

The only days that it is packed like that are the first day and last day. In between, there's plenty of room.

Anonymous said...

A psychology class. 4-1 female/male. Go figure. I wonder what the gender make-up is in the average physics classroom?

Anonymous said...

Interesting story about the kid. He'll be a very successful man.