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CampusChic

Campus Chic: John Speer, senior

By | Madeline Fry

 

Senior John Speer | Madeline Fry

How would you describe your midterm-week style?

Whatever can soak up the tears.

 

What is the look you’re going for this Parents’ Weekend?

Scholarly. In a way that falsely conveys I have my life together.

 

How hard was it to find your suit?

I wasn’t even entirely sure that I’d brought it.

 

When was the last time you dressed up like this?

June.

Do you own an iron? When was the last time you did laundry?

Ha.