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If It Works, Break It

The gang that can’t shoot straight is at it again, this time by ending the greatest coup de théatre that the College sees each year: the moment in the Dimensions show when freshmen who have been posing as prospies leap up in song and reveal themselves to be already matriculated students. I haven’t lived the moment, but two posters on Facebook give articulate descriptions of the gem that the College is losing in yet another stupid decision:

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The top post is from a year ago. It is a nice example of unrehearsed praise. The bottom post, from yesterday, already has over 200 likes on Facebook.

To date, I have never heard a single complaint about this aspect of the Dimensions show. This pop-up surprise is a lovely, original touch — a rare thing in Hanover these days.

What will the administration do next? Turn the Green into a staff-only parking lot?

Addendum: A letter in today’s D makes the same arguments.

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