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Why Do We Make College Graduates Wear Such Dorky Hats?

It's the time of year where students of all kinds — high school, college, graduate school, etc. — are graduating. And everyone, except for doctoral students, has to wear the mortarboard. Which is, objectively, a ridiculous hat. So why are thousands of students struggling to keep these monstrosities on their heads… » 5/20/14 11:52am 5/20/14 11:52am