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No more 5 am car trips to UCONN for Yale’s tiny contingent of ROTC cadets. Yale board approves restoration of ROTC unit to campus. Congrats.
Routine anti-Harvard taunt or thinly veiled anti-gay slur? Yale is throwing a hissy fit over the use of the word “sissies.” What about “wimp” and “wussy,” though? Let’s be proactive and ban those too.
Harmless fanboy tweeting or scary stalking? You make the call about what happened when Brown student Emma “Hermione” Watson went to Harvard to watch a football game. Certainly, if you happen to be a stalker, technology has down all your dirty work for you. On the other hand, do we really want to prevent kids [...]
Gilmore Girl emeritus Alexis Bledel in “Post Grad,” a mild comedy about starting out in life. My review is up.
No surprise there. But what’s the gayest Ivy League college? Yale, apparently. So says the Yale Alumni Magazine.
For trying to enter his own home and being excessively uppity er, “tumultuous.” I expect we’ll be hearing a lot more about this story: An acclaimed 58-year-old black academic says he was arrested solely because he is black.
UPDATE: The more details emerge, the more it becomes clear that Gates was arrested for yelling at police. [...]
Hee, hee. Arizona State University rejected the president for its honors list, ruling that it can only award someone for “an achievement of eminence.” Being more popular than members of a party that was in power during an economic meltdown? Not actually that much of an achievement. (Via Instapundit.)
So says this writer, at Culture11.com. I know how you feel, pal.
A woman at Yale claims she has repeatedly inseminated herself and aborted the results for the purpose of creating an art project that will make us all question our heteronormative values. Yale says she’s lying. Does it matter who is telling the truth, though? More in my Sunday column.
A student filmmaker at Virginia Tech reports that the campus won’t allow fake weapons to be used in movies being shot for classes there–”because they might be misperceived by passersby.” The student also says that anyone on campus who produces content thought of as “alarming” is likely to wind up in the Dean’s office. The [...]« Previous Entries