“Hi! My name is Bobby Frosh! Will you sign my petition for student government?”
“Sure, Bobby, what exactly does student government do again?”
“Uhh… we do whatever it takes to make your collegiate experience better!”
At an institution that constantly emphasizes the importance of building relationships with professional firms like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley via on-campus recruiting, I wonder if students increasingly overlook the value of building relationships with everyday people — people who play integral roles in our community.