Education: Lazy by Nature

From the day he enrolled last summer at Memphis State College, 23-year-old John Robert Starr appeared to be a model student. A shaggy-haired ex-G.I. with a wife and two children, Starr managed to get As and Bs in all his courses. He was also sports editor of the college annual, wrote a column for the college paper, covered high-school sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal, and on Sundays held down a job as a reporter for the United Press. The dean's office thought his load was a heavy one, but saw no particular reason to ask Starr to ease it.

Then, last...

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