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February 25, 2020
Our students deserve better than the mess our lending policies have created, 73 scholars write.
February 24, 2020
The rules are different, putting counselors in an awkward situation, writes Jim Jump.
February 24, 2020
The Justice Department has failed colleges and students, writes John L. Mahoney.

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February 24, 2020
Quality synchronous collaboration and the return of the death of distance.
February 24, 2020
What are your best tips for taking time for lunch? 
February 24, 2020
Some back-of-the-envelope math.

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April 28, 2005
A century after Upton Sinclair's The Jungle first appeared, a new edition of the novel proves wrenching.
April 27, 2005
  Minutes of the English Department Meeting, April 23, 2005 Meeting begins at 4:15 instead of 4:00 as scheduled because somebody forgot the keys to the faculty lounge.  The chair, Professor Bigley, brings the meeting to order. Professor Twistwhistle, our Renaissance scholar, remarks that today is Shakespeare’s birthday.
April 26, 2005
This week, America turns off the TV. Yeah, right, says Scott McLemee.
April 25, 2005
It has been heartening to witness the recent runaway success of Princeton emeritus Harry G. Frankfurt’s latest book, On Bullshit. First published as an essay in 1988, Frankfurt’s splendid study is largely an effort to distinguish between lies and bullshit. A liar, Frankfurt notes, acknowledges truth-systems yet tries to pass off information that is not true.
April 22, 2005
Michael Bugeja thinks about Shakespeare, the Internet, footnotes and scholarship -- on the eve of the Bard's birthday.

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