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Bullshit and the Board of Visitors

Last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September the 10-12, the University of Virginia Board of Visitors (BOV) met in the Special Collections Library on Grounds.

This same Board of Visitors voted last spring to do away with the no-loan policy of the AccessUVA financial aid program, effectively preventing a multitude of low-income students from reaching UVA. 2,103 more words

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We Are...Coming For You

Posted by Jack Tumen

For the first time since 2011, Penn State is eligible to play in a bowl game and the College Football Playoff. This program still has a little ways to go before we can put them in the championship conversation; but it’s very realistic to be mentioning this team as a Big 10 title contender. 463 more words

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Thesis completed, degree received. Now what?

“It’s not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It’s what you do with your life that counts.” Millard Fuller

In September 2012, fifty eager students came from all around the world- from South Korea, Poland, Germany and Canada (with many Swedes in between!)- to pursue a Master’s degree in… 376 more words

Studies & Courses

September 8th, 2014

Posted by Jack Tumen

A lot of news dropped on our shoulders today, so let’s just step back and take in the events that have unfolded over the last few hours. 562 more words

The League

On the importance of Black lives

The recent atrocities in Ferguson, Missouri deserve the attention and critical thought of every American.


In my University community, Ferguson has forced us to think critically about several issues, including, but not limited to: latent racism, media representation of black bodies, police brutality, human rights, and the value of the black body in America. 733 more words

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In Burgess

There is no center to the universe, only a multitude of active locations from which light and other matter emits and to which some particles owe their allegiance and remain the dust particulates hanging in the magnetic void suspended over a cold and dark blue green sky. 1,843 more words


Letter to the Trustees of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, re: Steven Salaita

Christopher G. Kennedy, Chair, University of Illinois Board of Trustees
Hannah Cave, Trustee
Ricardo Estrada, Trustee
Patrick J. Fitzgerald, Trustee
Lucas N. Frye, Trustee
Karen Hasara, Trustee… 1,103 more words

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