LAWRENCEVILLE | Freshman continues wearing lanyard two terms into school year

Freshman continues wearing lanyard two terms into school year


April 9th, 2017
Memorial Hall stands in clouded skies, after intense protests were held over lanyards. Credit: New Jersey Classical Association.

LAWRENCEVILLE - By spring term, IInd Formers are generally accustomed to Lawrenceville life and culture. However, one IInd Former’s choice to continue wearing his lanyard has caused widespread rioting and outrage. Many upperclassmen find his lanyard unacceptable, but Jim Mij ’20 fiercely defends his choice to wear the lanyard.

“I like the way it looks and feels. It goes with all of my outfits [...] and is the perfect accessory,” he explained, holding the lanyard out for everyone around to examine.

“Plus, where else would I keep my room key and fob?” He gave a knowing look to the room.

Contrary to popular belief, not everyone is upset about Mij’s choices. L Magazine, the Lawrenceville School’s fashion publication, contacted Mij to organize a photo shoot. They wish to feature lanyards and oversized clown-like Timberland™ boots in their upcoming spring issue. The editors of L Magazine did not respond when asked to comment.

“I have to say, I never expected so much attention for me and my lanyard when I began wearing it. It’s been a wild ride, but this journey has taught me so much. I only hope the haters can learn to accept my revolutionary sense of style.”