Five professors and one student faced off last night in a competition to determine whether they were in fact smarter than Cornell freshmen.
However, after only a few questions, Prof. Daniel Cosley, communication, wondered aloud, “Do freshmen really know this stuff?”
The event, organized by Phi Sigma Pi national honor fraternity, was modeled on the television show, Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? The professors, joined by Daniel Tattersall ’09, a PSP member who filled in for a professor who dropped out, were divided into two teams. [img_assist|nid=29997|title=Perplexed|desc=Professors square off in “Are You Smarter than a Cornell Freshman?” in Statler Auditorium yesterday.|link=node|align=left|width=|height=0]