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  • n. Plural form of upperclassman.


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  • "I think the way it has gone, the head of the draft is dominated by the younger guys that are great prospects, then you start getting to upperclassmen, and the upperclassmen are almost seen as a liability," Mr. Walsh said.

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  • The upperclassmen were the leaders, and Gaylord was always happy to follow their example.

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  • i knew you as one of the "upperclassmen ..." at SHS, tho i didnt know you lived but a few blocks away! my husband [an nyc native] and i live in nyc with our two yr old daughter, so ... we are not too far from you even now!

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  • Former classmates said Mr. Perry's popularity was boosted by several daring pranks he pulled on upperclassmen, including one his campaign recently confirmed: The young Mr. Perry placed live blackbirds in a student's closet to create a putrid stink during a vacation break.

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  • During his Liberty University speech, Mr. Perry recalled that cadet upperclassmen would look for minor infractions, such as a scratch on a belt buckle.

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  • Whether it involves tutoring, helping students find a service project or a clinical mentor, or demonstrating the value of service, the upperclassmen and alumni model not only being members of a community but also seeing the unmet needs of the wider community.

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  • Because of our split-campus situation where underclassmen, upperclassmen, and teachers have been placed in separate buildings, it is a blessing to be able to connect with teachers and students using email and video chatting as well as through each teacher's personal website.

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  • Also back in the fold should be guard Wil Peters, who will be one of the few upperclassmen on the 2010-11 version of the Tigers.

    Tennessee State - Team Notes

  • A further curiosity about that, though, is that many of the players involved were not neophytes, but upperclassmen.

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  • Keep in mind that summer is brief — and most upperclassmen don't stay home for a full season, thanks to the lure of internships, travel and summer study and parent-free off-campus housing.

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