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Jan 02, 2020
Lake Superior State issues annual list of words to avoid.

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May 17, 2012
They're dropping like flies at U of All People, and David Galef reports on the retirement party rituals.
April 6, 2012
A remaining student (channeled by David Galef) describes how U of All People looks in 2017 after yet another in a series of budget cutbacks.
February 3, 2012
A techno-phobe professor at U of All People experiments with the iPhone's voice-activated assistant -- and the results aren't pretty. David Galef surveys the damage.
November 18, 2011
Looking to differentiate itself, U of All People does what every other college does: drafts a strategic plan. David Galef reports.
November 8, 2011
Two staffers at Oberlin, working off hours, created website promoting their alma mater. Every line features a word most colleges would never use in their marketing.
September 16, 2011
It's job search season, writes David Galef, and the history department at U of All People needs a chair that's more than a piece of furniture.
July 28, 2011
The student who wrote in a semiotics exam that "language is a system of sins" could well have been referring to this year’s Times Higher Education "exam howlers" competition.That entry, submitted by Daniel Chandler, lecturer in media and communication studies at Aberystwyth University, was one of scores sent in to the annual contest, in which lecturers are invited to share their favorite mistakes and misunderstandings.
July 28, 2011
Times Higher Education releases its annual compilation of amusing student writing.
July 18, 2011
A professor's unique hobby makes him a popular figure on the University of the Ozarks campus.
May 20, 2011
With no budget for a big-name graduation speaker, David Galef reports, U of All People turns to one of its own.

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