The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

8 May 2004

At least they didn't propose "freshpersons"

The four-campus Connecticut State University system is discontinuing use of the word "freshmen" and replacing it with "first-year students."

"The whole notion of coming in with one class and leaving with that class," said Peter M. Rosa of Student Affairs, "is more historic than actual."

Although course materials will not be immediately revised to reflect the new terminology, blog items referring to this decision will continue to be sophomoric.

Posted at 2:20 PM to Almost Yogurt

I find your phraseology to be most admirable.

Posted by: notGeorge at 2:44 PM on 8 May 2004