Academia

School holidays are for recharging, not completing assignments

Many students can agree that school breaks should be a time for relaxation, family, and food, not panicking over academic deadlines. Still, many professors assign work over holiday breaks, leaving students little choice but to sneak away from family festivities to complete their schoolwork.Continue...

In defense of boring lectures

Disliking a room packed with 200 people at 8:30 a.m. is no reason to give up on lectures.Continue...

Academia should have a destination outside of university walls

Since their conception in the Middle Ages, universities have been to the benefit of a particularly fortunate — and therefore limited — group.Continue...

Sometimes, an inactive statement is action too

While boycotting United States conferences in reaction to Donald Trump’s immigration ban doesn’t take action on the issue, it makes a statement.Continue...