The fence was only up for two months until the inauguration but it was more symbolic (and
Some mental stretches for you:
Let's pretend that Laurie went to University of Wisconsin-Madison for two years. Then she transfers to Purdue for a year and a half. Finally she takes a little time off and then finishes up her last semester at UIC. Which of these schools is she an Alumni?
The common answer is UIC. but why? why does the school you go through the graduation ceremony -- or rather process since many college students skip the actual ceremony -- get the distinction of being the school that claims you as an alumni?
Let's pretend we are competing in a race. The race has two rules:
- no performance enhancement drugs allowed and
- you can only run in Nike Socks.
If you beat me because of #1, you didn't beat me. But if you beat me wearing another brand of socks, some yahoo referee will probably rescinds your title and reward but since there is no way those socks knocked any time off your pace, it's all you baby.
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