Despite what Mr. Rogers and my family said, elementary school proved that I wasn’t special.
Each political side having its own set of facts is not just bad for public debate—it leads to violence.
If Stanford chooses to know not what it does, if it chooses to grind stone to powder and scatter art like ashes, let the good gather the remnants and travel in safety.
I still don't understand why younger people are complaining about how difficult remote learning is.
News of Johns Hopkins once owning slaves is no surprise, nor worthy of changing the name of the university he founded.
University discourse doesn’t care about clarity, only the propaganda that kills the free mind.
Stop subsidizing the world’s wealthiest schools, like Harvard, whose costs threaten this nation’s treasure.
It's not an ideal situation, but we will adapt, and we will still learn.
Vampiric “elite education” has been thoroughly discredited, producing idiots and draining Earth’s money.
The youth are always the first to adjust to catastrophe.
Like so many small businesses, the number of colleges will plummet in the next two years.
Bernie’s constituency in the comfort (perhaps) of eternity.
What is it about the Quantic School of Business & Technology that has so many people hellbent on discrediting it?
The ivy tower is already too covered for students to recognize they can approach it.
College shouldn’t be a requirement to live a dignified, stable life.
The other price of re-opening live.
College isn’t about letting the best kids into schools.
Bringing back colleges in the fall will only make things worse.
What are you going to do, put me in Zoom detention?
Academia is a place where fear and intimidation rule.
I’m among that dwindling minority that thinks the humanities and MFA creative writing programs are valuable.
Part of Tony Matelli's "New Gravity" exhibit. A Change.org petition is circulating for the statue's removal: "[T]his highly lifelike sculpture has, within just a few hours of its outdoor installation, become a source of apprehension, fear, and triggering thoughts regarding sexual assault for many members of our campus community." More at TPM.
"Somewhat surprisingly, the Library Conduct Code, which forbids smoking, 'mutilating' materials and consuming 'aromatic foods' outside the snack lounge, doesn’t address long-term hibernation." More at The New York Observer.
In a speech given at Minchin's alma mater, The University of Western Australia, which recently awarded him an honorary doctorate.