29 novembre 2018

‘Decorating a Room of One’s Own’

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The idea for the book was born out of an essay, a “house tour” with Jane Eyre, that Harlan wrote for The Toast, an online humor and feminist writing website. More...

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Students Stand Up for Trees

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Sixty students at Western Michigan University protested the removal of more than 30 trees on campus Wednesday in preparation for a new construction project, Kalamazoo News reported. The project will develop the university’s South Neighborhood and will include new student housing and a student center. More...

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Employers Want Liberal Arts Grads

HomeBy Emma Whitford. New study says the evolving economy creates a greater need for their skills, but that many colleges could do better at thinking about what graduates can do and helping them translate that into jobs. More...

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2 Students Arrested, Officer Assaulted at Lincoln U

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Two students were arrested after a fight broke out at Lincoln University on Friday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. A campus police officer was assaulted while trying to break up the fight, which occurred while students were waiting in line for a late-night dance. More...

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Northern Michigan U Settles Discrimination Suit

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Northern Michigan University reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice after four students accused the university of discrimination, the Detroit News reported. More...

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Students Refuse to Cease and Desist Using Bear Image

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The University of California, Los Angeles, asked a student Palestinian-rights group to remove UCLA's name and references to the university's Bruin Bear mascot from its promotional materials. The students are pushing back. More...

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Arts Faculty Explosion at U Florida

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The University of Florida College of the Arts is in the middle of a hiring wave that will increase the size of its faculty by over 10 percent. More...

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2 Pacific Northwest Arts Colleges Will Merge

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The boards of Pacific Northwest College of Art and the Oregon College of Art and Craft have voted to merge, The Oregonian reported. More...

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Savannah State to Lay Off 26 Faculty Members

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Savannah State University will lay off 26 faculty members before the 2019-20 academic year, Savannah Now reported. The university is undertaking budget cuts due to a steady loss of revenue and enrollment decline. More...

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If RSS ain't broke...

If RSS ain't broke...
Good article on some of the discussion surrounding the potenmtial traffic problems that may be caused when numerous RSS readers check for new content every hour. The author argues that the complainer, Robert Scoble (who works for Microsoft) is depending on a flawed example to make his point, an MSDN aggregator that pulls together a thousand RSS feeds and which must be reloaded every time one of those changes (probably built by the same geniuses that brought us Outrlook). More...

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