Article of the Day: Town and Gown

Article of the Day:
Town and Gown

“Town and gown” is a phrase used to describe the two distinct communities of a university town: the non-academic “town” community and the university “gown” community. Since the establishment of universities in the Middle Ages, when students enjoyed certain privileges due to their ties with the clergy, the relationship between universities and their surrounding communities has often been a source of tension. What university was established after a fight between townspeople and Oxford scholars? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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