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A tradition of student subsidies

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Sometimes, when in full-geezer mode, I am known to offer too much perspective to my young, recently tuition-paying colleagues. I ask them, how much was tuition when I started college? They always stare in silence, perhaps wondering if I had to saddle my horse outside the dormitory. It was $125 per semester at the state university I attended, I tell them. They stare in silence, more.

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