Month: August 2020

The inauthentic college experience

A sunset by Lake Mendota in Madison, Wisconsin, where the shadow of a woman dances on a dock.

A friend of mine recently brought up the point that it’s unfair to suspend/expel students for throwing house parties. This is because college administrators have made it pretty clear that they likewise don’t care if faculty/staff die–UT-Austin, anyone?–and that they’re ultimately responsible for luring 18-to-25-year-olds back to campus for the “real” college experience. Piggybacking off […]

Relationships 101: yes, we need an actual class for this

A man and woman, both with brown hair and light skin, sitting back-to-back, not facing each other, and looking upset.

1 in 2 American children eventually witness the separation of their parents. 1 in 5 American women are sexually assaulted in their lifetime. 1 in 7 American children suffer physical abuse or neglect during their childhood. 1 in 4 American girls and 1 in 6 American boys experience sexual abuse in childhood. Let’s just make […]