Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

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Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby LaurenJ316 » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:31 pm

Hello All,

Current parent inquiring about law school wardrobe. My son will be going to law school in the fall and I want to get him a few tshirts and sweatshirts that have the school logo. Just wondering whether it's "cooler" to have just the name of the school or specifically refer to the law school. Like "Columbia" v "Columbia Law."

I know this is nitpicky, but I don't want to buy something he'll be embarrassed to wear.

Only nice/helpful comments please! Thanks! :D

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby rad lulz » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:38 pm

I'd rather my parents spend the money on care packages during the year.

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Postby presh » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:42 pm

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby kaiser » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:44 pm

I see my school's gear all around, both the University clothes, and the law school specific clothes.

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby DocHawkeye » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:45 pm

My experience is that most law students are proud of being law students. If I were giving a gift, I would choose one that referred to the law school directly. Considering my own wardrobe, I don't own anything that refers to the university generally, only to the law school.

If the school has broad name recognition, like say Harvard, I think going with the specific department make sense. Everyone, it seems, owns a Harvard sweatshirt (I know I wore one when in junior high) but Harvard Law School clothing is a bit rarer. Also, choosing clothing that reflects the law school offers tacit (or at least non-verbal) approval of your child's decision to attend law school.
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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby flcath » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:46 pm

rad lulz wrote:I'd rather my parents spend the money on care packages during the year.

Agreed.

So that's me, rad lulz, AND Geraldo Rivera.

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby rad lulz » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:51 pm

DocHawkeye wrote:My experience is that most law students are proud of being law students.


Those people are ugh

offers tacit (or at least non-verbal) approval


Umm that's exactly what "tacit" means brah

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby DocHawkeye » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:07 am

rad lulz wrote:
DocHawkeye wrote:
offers tacit (or at least non-verbal) approval


Umm that's exactly what "tacit" means brah


Incorrect. Tacit means to imply but not to express by words or by actions. Thus non-verbal is not the same as tacit.

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby goodthings » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:13 am

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby rad lulz » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:18 am

DocHawkeye wrote:
rad lulz wrote:
DocHawkeye wrote:
offers tacit (or at least non-verbal) approval


Umm that's exactly what "tacit" means brah


Incorrect. Tacit means to imply but not to express by words or by actions. Thus non-verbal is not the same as tacit.

See also "unvoiced or unspoken."

Even if what you said were true, it still doesn't make a ton of sense in context.

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby Ship87 » Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:30 am

If this is specifically for Columbia, I should let you know that CLS will give their incoming class Columbia Law School Class of 2015 hoodies, so you might be better off buying a sweatshirt or t-shirt that says Columbia Law on it.

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:29 pm

I would go with ____ Law.

Also, as you've now had a preview from this thread of the kind of inane semantic debates your kid will be engaged in for the next three years, I hope you do send some care packages too.

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby BlueDiamond » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:45 pm

Money would be better spent on booze and ritalin.. but if those are covered I'd go with clothing specific to the law school

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Re: Wearing Your School's Hoodies/Sweatshirts

Postby tedalbany » Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:20 pm

dixiecupdrinking wrote:I would go with ____ Law.

Also, as you've now had a preview from this thread of the kind of inane semantic debates your kid will be engaged in for the next three years, I hope you do send some care packages too.


Don't forget to include the xanax and gin.

ETA: god damn scooped

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