Stereotypes of Fraternity Members
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This essay is based on the observation of a fraternity member student/athlete who met regularly with an academic tutor, nominally to retain academic eligibility, but more effectively to prepare himself for the world in which he would not play professional sports. The observation continued at the fraternity house where he indulged in a poker game for very affluent stakes.
From the Paper:"As a non-fraternity person, I had many stereotypes of fraternity members, and when I had a chance to spend an evening with one, I went, and found my stereotypes largely deflated. It began Tuesday at 7:30, in the history department. The tall kid had let me join him. (Here, he is only Gary.) He wore running shoes, a red-striped polo shirt, and jeans with about the longest inseams I've seen. His denim jacket also had very long sleeves. Twice a week, Gary had his "insurance class." "I'll never play pro," he explained. "Reality. So I get college on a...""
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