TO THE EDITOR:
I always thought that the purpose of going to college was to get an education and improve job prospects. But Justin Wilcox’s column (“Don’t be afraid to look good, ladies,” Sept. 18) shows how wrong I was. I now know that I’m here to improve the campus scenery and make the college experience more enjoyable for “patrons of the arts.”
Despite former failings of my lady-brain, I do understand that the objectification of women is all in good fun, and that I shouldn’t take things so seriously.
In light of this, I would like to make a request, since I, too, am eager to dictate what other people should wear for my personal enjoyment. By this time next week, the author should have dressed up in stilettos and smeared carmine goo all over his face, then tottered around campus that way for an entire day.
I will be happy to stand around in jeans and cat-call him for maximum authenticity.