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Aw Shucks! Girl Next to You in Lecture Browsing Penn InTouch

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Nawr! During Macroeconomic lecture this morning, you noticed a truly unfortunate event!

The blonde girl sitting next to you, sporting a pink Nalgene bottle and a sticker-ridden MacBook Air 13.3”, has officially opened a new chrome window (not a new tab, a new window) instead of taking notes on the ways in which we measure GDP and typed something in the search bar. You haven’t even heard the worst part. What she typed was none other than “penn in touch.”

You think to yourself: there are other possibilities, right? She could totally just be checking her schedule. Or she could be switching to another recitation. Or she might be viewing her transcript. 

But alas, no. With cold-blooded conviction, she goes straight to “register for courses” and clicks “drop” on ECON-002-002. And it’s done. She just dropped this lecture while in lecture, and there is nothing you can do about it. She is now free from the shackles of Professor Buca Lossi, and you are not. This is the fundamental difference between you and her. She is free and you are not. What are you going to do? Are you going to follow the calling of your heart (and the blonde girl)? Or are you going to remain sheep? Which is it, modern man?