A sea of high-school graduates

What, exactly, is “Pomp,” anyway?

…and why, specifically, are we looking at circumstance here? I took part in the 2018 Spring Graduation festivities for the English Department and the university as a whole the other day, and after driving for six hours yesterday, I get to watch my eldest nephew graduate from high school today. It’s enough to make one […]

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Crayon means it's credible

Walking the Walk, Mumbling the Talk

There’s no doubt that the world of higher education is radically different from the way it was even ten years ago. Today, my biggest reminder of that reality is the fact that there are a ton of people who “graduate” in the spring ceremony…actually haven’t graduated yet, and this year, I get to be one […]

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