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August 12, 2020
The students at colleges with face-to- face courses will be disappointed and skip class, warns Daniel Star.  
August 12, 2020
Let's face it: they're the biggest challenges colleges that reopen will confront this fall, writes Adam Hansell.
August 11, 2020
Whether residence halls are at full capacity or students are spread out to minimize exposure to COVID-19 or some other variation, it creates stress for live-in staff members, says Michelle L. Boettcher.

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August 12, 2020
Some things we don’t know.
August 12, 2020
A guest post from a graduate student group at the University of North Carolina argues that UNC is endangering its community and that white tenured faculty should strike to save lives.  
August 12, 2020
As we prepare for the fall term, most colleges and universities are reacting to the evolving pandemic, responding to changing conditions. But who is creating a vision for the future?

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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.
April 21, 2005
A recent essay raises interesting questions about literary hoaxing.
April 20, 2005
Colleges that shift to performance-based education usually need a big push from their presidents, Joseph A. Olzacki and Donn Weinholtz argue.

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