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College’s real FDR: falling in love

David Brooks addresses the Washington and Lee community in Lee Chapel. Photo by Savannah Kimble, ‘18.

October 5, 2015

What’s the point of college? Most students might say it’s for academics, but columnist and author David Brooks argues that college is for something beyond that. According to him, college is actually a time for falling in love. Brooks kicked off Parents’ Weekend by speaking to students, facult...

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