Education: Smoothie Complex

When Francis Scott Key (This Side of Paradise) Fitzgerald went there (Class of 1917), Princeton University was called a "country club." This was partly because Princeton is a pleasant countryside community, partly because its undergraduates were supposed to loll about with smooth hair and natty clothes indulging their social instincts. In the decade after the War. the "country club" stigma wore off. This was principally because Princeton could then beat Yale and Harvard at football. There were giants in those great days— "Stan" Keck, "Al" Wittmer, "Hank" Garrity, Don Lourie,...

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