All students will obtain a certificate of graduation, but those belonging to a certain faculty will receive a tangible symbol to signify the successful completion of their program - something beyond the thick piece of paper that is to be framed and hung up in the living room.
The Iron Ring was obtained solely through the endless efforts and determination put forth by the user himself or herself. For this reason, it is an object bearing more significance than any other ring.
The Iron Ring was earned by my own blood, sweat, and tears.
(No Kpop pun intended.)
Bestowed upon me towards the end of the 3-hour-long Kipling ceremony was a fragment of Cold Iron bearing responsiblity, righteousness, and humble pride.
Hovering just about the freezing point, Hamilton weather was no comrade as we snapped several shots around the campus. We were shivering progressively with each photo, though a departure could not be made until the final satisfactory portraits were secured.
Their Flash Roasted Chicken had resulted a memorable first visit, so we voted in favour of bringing along an out-of-towner for another stab at their menu.
It wasn't until much later that a fizzy bottle of Eska was sourced and personally delivered by a man of presumably managerial status.
Regrettably, their signature dish fell a tad short of expectations this time around. Fleshy bits were less plump, and skin was veering into soggy territory. The brocolli sat dark and over-charred, while the russet potatoes were starchy and unappetizing. On the plus side, all dishes had been executed with exceptional speed, meaning that the party needed not idle in wait for a particular plate.
The Apple Pie did not disappoint and remained as delectable as the previous trial.