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Undergraduate Research Assistant Finally Sharpens Perfect Pencil

After months of stupefying repetition, undergraduate research assistant Thomas Floyd, 19, emerged from the Nelson Physics Laboratory this afternoon to announce that his faculty supervisor, Dr. Demetri Schulman, had declared his 4,394th sharpened pencil “perfect.”

“I’d like the thank the academy,” said a humbled Floyd, “for creating an educational experience that let me sit in Dr. Schulman’s lab storage room and sharpen pencils day after day until I got it right.”

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