Pyjamas to U classes?

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  1. philosophe

    philosophe Senior member

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    Student slobbishness comes in so many varieties. Pajamas are pretty bad, not to mention lots of baggy shorts and athletic wear.
     


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    I goto school at UBC in Vancouver and another trend has taken over around here. Everyone, well mostly the girls, are wearing lululemon yoga pants. They are not the best but they are certainly better than PJs. They also have the uncanny ability to make almost every girls butt look great. I certainly don't complain about it. Tight yoga pants >> baggy PJs to me.
     


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    I suppose this is okay in view of comfort and that the main objective of school is learning. However, I try to show respect for my professors by showing up in decent clothing. If they're in ties and sportcoats, it just doesn't look right if you show up in PJs.

    Where is this magical school where profs show up in ties and sportcoats? I've seen few that don't look much better than their pajama-clad students.

    At any rate, back when I was in university about 15 years ago (God, it hurts to be able to say that), I noticed some of the students living in residence doing it occasionally. Seemed a bit silly given it was a school in northern Canada where it can get very cold in January.
     


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    The most popular professor in my law school shows up in dress shirt, sweater, jeans, and Birkenstocks.

    There's another younger guy who made a career shift from law partner to law professor and is always in a suit. I love his repp ties. He has a habit of getting chalk all over the back of his jacket though.
     


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    Where is this magical school where profs show up in ties and sportcoats? I've seen few that don't look much better than their pajama-clad students.

    I had a professor for one of my math courses a few years back who wore the same pair of ripped up cotton cargo pants every day (the ones where the bottoms could zip off and turn the pair of pants into shorts), paired with either a ripped up tie-dye t-shirt, or a solid color 1-pocket work t-shirt that was stained with paint and grease. He paired this with leather sandals, only switching to beat up Nikes for the coldest days of winter.
     


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    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    I hardly ever wore PJ's to class unless it was finals: I'd show up to each class in a bathrobe.
     


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    What scum.
     


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    I goto school at UBC in Vancouver and another trend has taken over around here. Everyone, well mostly the girls, are wearing lululemon yoga pants. They are not the best but they are certainly better than PJs. They also have the uncanny ability to make almost every girls butt look great. I certainly don't complain about it. Tight yoga pants >> baggy PJs to me.
    "They are not the best but they are certainly better than PJ's."

    Are you kidding me? They're one of the greater, if not greatest, invention ever come out of Vancouver.
     


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    I work at a university. The further along the quarters go, the more and more pjs you see. In morning classes etc. When I went to college I would only show up to class in pjs when I lived on campus. After that, it was t shirt and jeans.

    Personally, I would rather see some stylish sleepwear than what the professors have on. The nicest dressed prof I ever saw was a pair of dockers and a polo on like 2 of them, the rest wore faded black jeans, black velcro sneakers, a wrinkled button up shirt and glasses with tinted lenses.

    For students, I never got the grody, see-thru t-shirt and sweat pants though. That is just nasty.

    As for the regular staff at the university, my god, they don't even know how to bathe.
     


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    I goto school at UBC in Vancouver and another trend has taken over around here. Everyone, well mostly the girls, are wearing lululemon yoga pants. They are not the best but they are certainly better than PJs. They also have the uncanny ability to make almost every girls butt look great. I certainly don't complain about it. Tight yoga pants >> baggy PJs to me.

    love the lululemon pants on the females, concur with the ass looking fanasstic
     


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    I teach at a university and have noticed the PJ pants in class for a number of years, usually on women, though. One day I saw a student, male, walking to class in plaid flannel PJ pants and fuzzy slippers with duck's heads sticking up in front. If he was making a statement, he succeeded, as he cracked me up.

    When I was in college nearly 25 years ago a classmate always showed up to class in his bathrobe with a pair of gym shorts underneath. Always. For four years I never saw him wear anything else. So bedroom attire in class has a long history.
     


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    Where is this magical school where profs show up in ties and sportcoats? I've seen few that don't look much better than their pajama-clad students.very cold in January.

    My constitutional law professor is the epitomy of tradness. The man wears a tweed jacket, a bowtie and some form of khakis/cords every other day. His jackets have leather elbow patches on them too. Most other law professors (male) usually show up in suits or with sportcoats. You can clearly tell those who did the government stint versus those who went the law firm route. Best dress, hands down, has to be a international business law professor from Brazil. He wears colors!
     


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    Back in the Dark Ages, when Ivan attended college, nobody at my school, did this. I think too, that many a 'lounge pant' these days, looks much like a pajama bottom. In my day, super short cut-offs, were in style. I mean VERY short. For both sexes.

    What I'm seeing at my alma mater, is a plethora of very brief tops being worn by college coeds. Deeply cut, bare back, with the most fragile of straps tied behind these young ladies' necks. Distracting, to say the least. Strapless tube tops and bandeaux, as well. Good thing the young men don't wear those super short cut off jeans, anymore.
     


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    My favorite is the girl in nice 'fitted' (read, form fitting) pj's and sandals with an umbrella during December as its raining. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    I teach at a university and have noticed the PJ pants in class for a number of years, usually on women, though. One day I saw a student, male, walking to class in plaid flannel PJ pants...


    Ditto here. Mid-Atlantic liberal arts college. Lots of PJs on the women, some on men.

    And for the record, some of the faculty (ahem!) dress very nicely. Some are a bit sloppy though.

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