Another piece on university life, this time with an emphasis on relations between students.
Relations between Undergraduates follow an altered version of the paradigm between high school students; this is to say that the cliques—Otaku nerds, gaming geeks, athletes and jocks, theater and performing arts, and creative writing aficionados (among others) all have their own co-mingling spaces. So whether the student is a History inclined fellow or a Queer supporter, there is, theoretically speaking, a place for them on campus.
The altered component comes into place with the inclusion of a greater degree of autonomy. With students voluntarily being at the university, and with a milder level of maturity expected, comes (supposedly) a more intellectually stimulating experience once the inclusion of knowledge learned from courses are taken into account. So the equation, thus, is: [High School] + 1, the one being the inherent Otherness of University—its intellectual and voluntary component.
And yet it is important to remember we live in a postmodern age. Social…
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