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College fashions, III

September 14, 2007 | 10:05 am

In 1969, The Times sent one of its best and most respected writers, Art Seidenbaum, on a tour of California college campuses: UCLA, USC, Stanford, UC Berkeley and someplace called San Fernando Valley State. The resulting series for West magazine was later published in Seidenbaum's book "Confrontation on Campus."

So in honor of all those who are taking their kids back to campus for the fall, here's Part 3 of Seidenbaum's "The Troubles With Students" in which he visits Pomona College, where "Due to a Lack of Interest, Tomorrow Has Been Canceled." Put on your wire-rim glasses and burn your draft cards. The dress code is Army fatigues and beards for the men; serapes and tights for the women. And lots of revolutionary self-righteousness. Don't worry, man. It's cool. We're all pass/fail here.


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