Unfair or not, my fear is that nerdy kids at Carnegie Mellon might put aside writing computer language for the space program and attempt to brush up their knowledge of biology in the privacy of their own dormitories. This is wrong. Nerds should not be having love affairs with other nerds. There is always the danger that in the throes of nerd passion, their thick glasses will collide or else they will drop heavy laptops onto vulnerable body parts. [CMU Dorm Policy: Nerds gone wild?]I'm glad to hear that some folks think of students at CMU as nerds who need to be protected from distractions such as members of the opposite sex.
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
CMU dorm policy: Nerds gone wild?
Recently Carnegie Mellon announced that it was going to test out a gender neutral housing program next semester. It's hard to see how this can be all that shocking (most university housing is co-ed by room). Of course, there's always somebody with an ridiculous point of view: