First, let me start by apologizing. I think it’s important to say that, regardless of intent, it’s never okay to stereotype a culture or lifestyle.
During my time at Williams, many photographs of me in offensive outfits surfaced online. I was fortunate enough to avoid serious trouble for these until my senior year, where instead of a class I had to spend my Winter Study participating in a seminar with Dean Bolton. This seminar consisted of daily conversations from 9AM-3PM (lunch included) with Dean Bolton about my misconduct at Williams. When I was called to attend these sessions, I was unaware of exactly what element of my misconduct was of interest to the Dean. Could it have been an improperly formatted bibliography? Cursing on the radio? Littering?