As the summer starters wind down the class-going and wind up the exam-preparing, they manage to have enough mental energy in reserve to try to trick the fall starters.
Specifically, it is not in fact the case that anyone, save Professor Cooper, has worn a tie to class at any previous point in the semester. But to give a really apt homage to the always-nattily-attired Professor Cooper, shouldn’t at least SOMEONE have worn a bow tie? Still—major points for having the resilience to be able to pull out apparently sincere-seeming smiles on the last day of class.
-Dean Z. Assistant Dean for Admissions and Special Counsel for Professional Strategies