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MN-based beauty school chain shuts down all 79 campuses at once

The sudden shutdown of Regency Beauty Institute is drawing some ugly comments from students who feel jilted.

Regency, which is based in the Twin Cities, … 466 more words

News

The one HUGE piece of the puzzle missing from conversations about education.

When those committed to neoliberal ideologies–politicians, public school and higher ed. administrators, commencement speakers, and parents–speak about the purpose and importance of obtaining college degrees, they generally tend to exclusively pick from a “preapproved” word bank. 619 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

Dissent will *NOT* be tolerated

Apparently debate on a controversial topic is no longer acceptable practice at the expensive university up the road. Regardless of your opinion on the topic, such childish behavior should be grounds for expulsion if one is a student. 100 more words

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Pipelines, Intellectualism, and Educational Feminism

This post consists of two parts. First, it is an enhanced revision of a social media post. Secondly, it reflects my struggles with intellectualism and working in an semi-literate workspace. 2,474 more words

Academia

Educator's Heart-Check: Resisting Complicity in the Dehumanization of Students

It’s been a while since I’ve written here and I truly miss it. However, it’s the start of another academic year, and the place that I go from 9 to 5 (and sometimes later) is a university. 855 more words

Puer Aeternus and The Peter Pansexual

Can one be brave through being cowardly? Is standing up for one’s gender or racial identity and demanding absolute deference in regards to your perspective really a matter of standing up to authority and asserting yourself in a meaningful way? 1,241 more words

Politics

Dr. Ilona Anderson

Title: Brand Partner
Company: Nerium International
Location: Bronx, NY United States

With four decades of experience in interpersonal, intercultural and nonverbal communications and higher education, Ilona Anderson was looking for an alternative way of making a living when she came across… 189 more words

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