Q. Why do you hate modern technology?
A. I don’t.
Q. Ummm, so why can’t I use my laptop in class?
A. Short answer: porn. Long answer- you are a distraction. And your use of the laptop- even if purely for notes – is not conducive to everyone else taking notes. Moreover, I draw, I caper, I, in short, do more than drone tirelessly. You will miss important stuff and reduce your chances of success.
Q. What about my phone? Why are you such a jerk about phones?
A. See above: distraction.
Q. But I might miss an important---
A. So? Seriously, You Are Not That Important. If you are an EMT on call, that’s one thing. But wanting to catch up on the latest Soooooo important gossip/SYTYCD/whatever is NOT why you are here.
Q. Why the hat thing?
A. There is not a single job in the world that requires a Bachelors degree and a hat. And, you are indoors – no hat necessary.
Q. But if I take it off my hair will---
A. That is your problem. If your hair is more important than learning, I invite you to examine the egress.