“After just five years our students now play as regulars or ‘deps’ – or stand-ins – in pretty much all of the main North American period instrument orchestras, as well as in Europe and in their own new groups. Will it one day reach saturation point? I don’t know. But we certainly haven’t come close […]
You’d think a student who stomps on the American Flag would be a measured and well reasoned individual. Yet surprisingly… Eric Sheppard, the Valdosta State University student who was confronted
It has been a while since I had last talked to Alan. I knew at the time he was at issue with a stance the Center for American Progress was taking on Student Loans which surprising are supported by some of our more popular consumer advocates. Kind of makes sense as we now see the […]
During this time of year when students are donning their caps and gowns to walk across the stage and accept their diploma, we can forget that too many who embark...
TERRORISM ISN’T A PRODUCT OF POVERTY. IT’S A PRODUCT OF LOW-FUNCTIONING INTELLECTUALS WITH DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR: Osama bin Laden, perpetual impoverished grad student. “If you think of Osama bin Laden as a thrifty, frustrated, nth-year graduate student, this all makes sense.”
Post and Courier, Charleston School of Law to Enroll Students for the Fall: The Charleston School of Law announced Friday that the school will accept new students in the fall for the 2015-16 academic year. Students were taking final exams May 5 when George Kosko and Robert Carr, the remaining...
Claudia Tillery in 2011 became just one in a long line of female schoolteachers accused of engaging in sexual activities with underage students — in the case of this Brooklyn, New York, art teacher, the alleged victim was a 12-year-old boy. Show More Summary
Barbara Corcoran made a fortune with her real estate company before becoming a Shark Tank panelist. What she didn’t make, as a self-described “straight-D” student, was the honor roll. On Wednesday, during a Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”), Corcoran emphasized that poor marks should not be an obstacle to entrepreneurial success. Show More Summary
Hundreds of students, faculty and community members — carrying small blue lights and wearing friendship bracelets — gathered in a palm-dotted plaza at UC Santa Barbara on Saturday evening, one year after Elliot Rodger embarked on a killing spree that left six dead and several more injured before...
It was the most moving Memorial Day ceremony I’ve ever attended. The event took place at the ACLD Tillotson School in Pittsburgh, a special-needs school with a private academic license
The efforts to purge Judeo-Christianity out of the public sphere are increasing, but fortunately a latest attempt at censorship was foiled. A Nevada school overstretched when it censored a little girl,
Thus the Dustin Hoffman character in Hero. "There ain't no truth; all there is, is bullshit." (HT: Vlastimil V.) This very short video clip would be a good way to get your intro to phil students thinking about truth. Some...
This week, an anonymous person or persons put up posters around Columbia University emblazoned with the image of student Emma Sulkowicz and her now-iconic mattress. The posters, which were put up to coincide with graduation, accuse Sulkowicz of making it all up, dismissing her as "Pretty Little Liar" with the caption "Emma Sulkowitz" [sic] and "RapeHoax." [ more › ]
Fight erupts outside courthouse after Parker convicted of murder.
An excerpt form Baby City: An Inside Look into Labor & Delivery. I am going to make this medical student cry. I don’t know how I know it, but somehow I can sense it. I know it the second she walks into the resident room on labor and delivery at Cadence Hospital, her perfect blond ponytail […]
A candlelight vigil and memorial walk are planned Saturday night in Isla Vista -- one year after a young man embarked on a killing spree that left six UC Santa Barbara students dead and several more injured before taking his own lif...
Twenty2 collaborated with interior design professor Sarah Strauss and her students to create Deep, a collection of anaglyphic 3D wallpapers. We’re not sure if they come with 3D glasses, but they’re cool on their own.
At least nobody got fucked this time.
From SmartMonkeyTV: Ayo Adigun, co-founder, DAA Technology on: the product design work his company does; the STEM Bootcamp it will run in Nairobi in August 2015 for 16-18 year old students; the technologies that will be taught at the Bootcamp; and follow-up work after the Bootcamp.
As a graduate student at California State University Northridge in the mid-1970s, the late Marge Feinberg began rabble-rousing for a "green belt" of wildlife habitats, parks and recreational areas encircling the San Fernando Valley.