You wouldn’t mistake Professors Robert and Elizabeth Scott for native New Yorkers, not if you’d encountered their warm, engaging demeanor. Nor would you likely guess their origins. He hails from India, and is a proud alumnus of Woodstock School, but he attended high school in New Jersey. She was born in Washington, DC, but moved often, as her father was in the Foreign Service. Their paths first crossed at Oberlin College, in Ohio. They have since lived in Virginia, now reside in New York City, and maintain a summer home in Nantucket. Understandably, they struggled […]
Category: Talk of the Toaster
Here’s what you need to take away from your Admitted Student Days: your only choice is to make a choice. They invited you to attend a place that’s waaay out of the box! In fact, it doesn’t fit in any box. Except, on occasion, in a lunch box, but more about that later. Mens sana in corpore sano, a healthy mind dwells only in a healthy body. That’s why you need at least a casual introduction to the world of educated esthetic and culinary choices you will soon be making, well before you start […]
It’s February. I’m over it. I think I speak for most of us when I say…cold weather is so last season, and I’m looking forward to seeing NYC in spring. Take comfort! The weather apparently sucks everywhere—even the Oscars red carpet, hosted in Hollywood, was rained upon. Still, there is something about the Academy Awards that makes the freezing cold temperatures feel just a little bit warmer. I love watching them, and have every year since I can first remember. The best part will always be the red carpet show. For the past 23 years, my Mom and I have […]
Name: Jerry Tower Hometown: Erial, NJ Undergraduate School: The College of New Jersey Inside My Bag: The most important thing about your backpack in law school is: 1) that it is blue, and 2) that it is small enough to pretend it doesn’t have enough room to carry casebooks. The essentials that I can’t live without and always seem to bring with me are: Headphones, iPhone charger, and an impossible amount of cat fur. (Seriously, my cat sheds on everything I own). The strangest place that I took this bag is definitely JG because I really only bought it because this was the last […]
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