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Why ‘Expect’ Varied Rat Response?

Your article about the 2002 rat said, “Some students were impressed with the changes in the design, while others less than enthusiastic,” quoting, “The additional junk on it is shitty” and suggesting “The difference on opinion of the ring design is to be expected.” [“2002 Brass Rat Features Woman on Ring,” Mar. 7]

I don’t think that’s true. As I recall, the overwhelming response to the Class of 2000’s rat was that it was bitch-ass, from people in my class and others. Much more interesting and distinctive than the previous ones, with meaningful imagery that did not interfere with due tradition. The subsequent designs are but inferior attempts to mimic our ring’s creative glory (sorry guys). Booyeah to the rockingest class this side of the Charles and its super-phat ring.

Joung-Mo Kang ’00