No “best student” this year?

Posted: November 3, 2010 by Jender in ignoring women, insults

My BA is from a very good department, one of the best in the US. The department office displays a placard or two listing the no. 1 graduating undergrad of that year.

I was told by one of their world-famous profs that I was no. 1 for my year. That made sense, given the grades I knew about from others. I also went off to what was then a world center for philosophy for graduate work, got some distinguished awards there, etc.

The entry in “the best graduating philosophy student” for my year is blank.

By the time I discovered this, I had had far worse experiences, and really didn’t want to know why I didn’t count.

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