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Higher Education is so enlightening! U.C. professor has students pose naked for final exam

Attention: California taxpayers!

This is what your hard-earned tax dollars are subsidizing!

Alexandra Samuels reports for USA Today, May 12, 2015, that Ricardo (Dick) Dominguez, associate professor at the University of California-San Diego… 715 more words


Professor asks students to get naked for final art exam

Corrections and clarifications: A previous version of this article misattributed a quote by Shanise Mok, a former student of Ricardo Dominguez.

Ricardo Dominguez, associate professor at the University of California-San Diego, is asking students to pose naked for a final exam as a “nude/naked gesture,” one of a number of gestures that take place in his class “Performing for Self.” 568 more words


Coachella on campus: 7 college music festivals to round out the school year

Coachella may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get in on music festival season before the school year ends. Universities across the country offer end-of-the-year acts that rival the lineups at some of the most-anticipated shows this summer. 699 more words


Triton Track & Field Stadium - La Jolla, CA

Today’s track is one that I happened to drive by accidentally while in the San Diego area, and I only noticed it because I was stopped at the intersection north of the track, and saw it on my GPS while I was waiting.   149 more words


By Sam Thoburn (University of California, San Diego, USA)

I write every day, but not very often on this blog. So for that, my many, many readers, I apologise. 693 more words

North America

Study reveals Boise State students are obsessed with... cauliflower?

Some students sit around pondering the meaning of life. At Boise State University, they sit around pondering the meaning of cauliflower.

According to Dictionary.com’s data science team, “cauliflower” is the most-searched word at BSU, ranking above common words like “metaphor,” “affect,” “effect” and “love.” 672 more words


The Clothesline Project

My wise old grandmother taught me not to air my dirty clothes in public. So imagine my surprise when I’m walking around the campus of the University of San Diego, a Catholic university, and see two clotheslines full of laundry in front of the Joan B. 121 more words