ACADEMIA Archives

June 27, 2014

ONE GREAT LECTURER IN EACH TOPIC SUFFICES:

Posted by orrinj at 7:42 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 1, 2014

LEAVE US PAUSE AT THE THRESHOLD:

Posted by orrinj at 8:00 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 13, 2013

FOR THE SAME REASON YOUR DOCTOR TREATS YOUR "ILLNESS":

Posted by orrinj at 6:27 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 29, 2013

JUST ANOTHER COMMODITY:

Posted by orrinj at 7:21 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

August 24, 2013

JUST ANOTHER COMMODITY:

Posted by orrinj at 1:33 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

August 12, 2013

RATHER, WHO'S SAVING THE HUMANITIES:

Posted by orrinj at 11:56 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 31, 2013

RESPONSIBILITY?:

Posted by orrinj at 5:10 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 9, 2013

ONE OF THE MANY GOOD THINGS ABOUT THE END OF EMPLOYMENT...:

Posted by orrinj at 5:26 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 8, 2013

CLASSROOM TIME SPENT ON ANYTHING ELSE IS TIME WASTED:

Posted by orrinj at 9:02 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 18, 2013

JOBS THE rIGHT ISN'T COMPLAINING ABOUT LOSING:

Posted by orrinj at 8:31 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 15, 2013

THE SOUND OF A BUBBLE BURSTING::

Posted by orrinj at 3:27 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 5, 2013

TEACH THEM SKILLS:

Posted by orrinj at 8:39 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 30, 2013

IT'LL TAKE A WHILE FOR THE COHORT OF '60s-INFLUENCED PROFS TO RETIRE...:

Posted by orrinj at 7:56 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 27, 2013

SHOULD HAVE CHOSEN ART INSTEAD OF SCIENCE:

Posted by orrinj at 7:08 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 6, 2013

AND THE PROGRAM ISN'T UNDER PRESSURE TO PUBLISH:

Posted by orrinj at 8:09 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 1, 2013

HUH?

Posted by orrinj at 4:11 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 29, 2013

THOSE AREN'T DIFFERENT THINGS:

Posted by orrinj at 8:09 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 10, 2013

NOTHING COSTS MORE...:

Posted by orrinj at 9:17 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

IT'S A START...:

Posted by orrinj at 10:03 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 9, 2013

WE KID YOU NOT...::

Posted by orrinj at 9:11 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 7, 2013

NEW-TIME GOSPEL EDUCATION:

Posted by orrinj at 8:27 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 28, 2013

PREPARING THEM FOR AN EDUCATION THEY DON'T NEED, AND CAN'T USE:

Posted by orrinj at 8:57 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 3, 2013

WHICH GETS TWO THINGS RIGHT...:

Posted by orrinj at 8:12 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 17, 2013

KIDS GET TOO MUCH SCHOOLING, NOT TOO LITTLE:

Posted by orrinj at 8:47 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 21, 2012

...AND CHEAPER...:

Posted by orrinj at 5:08 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 14, 2012

EDUCATION IS JUST ANOTHER COMMODITY:

Posted by orrinj at 4:57 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 12, 2012

...AND CHEAPER...:

Posted by orrinj at 5:28 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 8, 2012

PSSSST...THEY'RE ALL JUST DIPLOMA MILLS:

Posted by orrinj at 5:23 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 6, 2012

THE LEFT'S LAST BASTION:

Posted by orrinj at 5:16 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 19, 2012

WHAT DOES IT MATTER WHETHER YOU BLOW OFF A CLASS OR A VIDEO?:

Posted by orrinj at 6:49 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 1, 2012

AND THEN THEY WENT OFF TO COLLEGE:

Posted by orrinj at 12:57 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 4, 2011

IF EVEN YOU KNOW YOU AREN'T WORTH THE FEE YOU SHOULDN'T BE APPLYING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:00 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 10, 2011

SCHROEDINGER'S STUDENTS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:51 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 3, 2011

PLANET WOBEGON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:37 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 12, 2011

THE OVEREMPLOYMENT CRISIS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:47 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 5, 2011

WHAT IF WHAT'S WRITTEN ON THE PAGE MATTERED?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:09 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 22, 2011

IT'S JUST GOOD BUSINESS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:59 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 15, 2011

THE SCIENTIFIC TAIL THAT WAGS THE HUMANITIES DOG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:34 AM

April 29, 2011

GOOD, IT WAS THE HARDEST PART OF THE BAR EXAM (via The Mother Judd):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:36 PM

December 17, 2010

WHICH CAME FIRST...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:22 AM

October 28, 2010

HAVING NEVER COME IN CONTACT WITH AMERICANS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:25 AM

October 18, 2010

ONCE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT CERVANTES WAS POST-MODERN...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:31 AM

September 15, 2010

THE WORKSHOP HAS NO R.P.M....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:11 PM

September 1, 2010

DADDY? WHAT WAS COLLEGE? (via Bruno Behrend):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:01 PM

August 8, 2010

TRY CONVINCING FOLKS WHO HAVE ONE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:34 AM

July 2, 2010

THE ONLY SURPRISE IS THAT THEY DON'T RANK AL GORE #1;

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:26 AM

April 22, 2010

YET THEY NEVER HAD RICHARD HERTZ SPEAK TO US:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:03 AM

March 13, 2010

WHO IS TO BELL SCHROEDINGER'S CAT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:52 AM

January 28, 2010

SAY "HI" TO THE BEARD'S:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:52 PM

January 18, 2010

AREN'T THESE THE EFFECTS RATHER THAN THE CAUSES?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:29 PM

November 16, 2009

YOU MEAN THEIR WORK SHOULD BE USEFUL OUTSIDE THE IVORY TOWER?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:56 AM

November 15, 2009

ALL OF WHICH DODGES THE BIG QUESTION...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:38 PM

September 17, 2009

JERRY'S KIDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:41 AM

September 14, 2009

A CENTURY BEFORE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:07 AM

August 31, 2009

AND YET...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:46 AM

July 15, 2009

SOME LUNCHES ARE FREER THAN OTHERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:47 PM

May 16, 2009

THUS THE RISE OF CHEATING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:31 AM

April 14, 2009

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE WORTHLESS PRESIDENTS THEY SERVED...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:02 PM

March 3, 2009

FIERCE FIGHTING OVER FRIVOLOUS QUESTIONS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:38 AM

February 23, 2009

WHO KNEW YOU NEDEDED EXCUSES?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:03 AM

February 20, 2009

THE POOR TWERPS ARE SO YOUNG.... (via Glenn Dryfoos):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:43 AM

February 19, 2009

ENDING OUR SHAME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:17 PM

December 10, 2008

YET COLUMBIA IS KING'S COLLEGE (via Mike Earl):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:13 PM

December 3, 2008

WHILE IT WOULD BE A VERY GOOD THING FOR FEWER PEOPLE TO ATTEND COLLEGE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:16 AM

November 24, 2008

WE UNDERSTAND HIS SHAME... (via Kevin Whited):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:09 PM

October 5, 2008

AGAINST THE LAW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:31 AM

September 13, 2008

ONE OF THE REASONS THE LEFT AND LIBERTARIANS ARE SO JUVENILE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:22 PM

July 28, 2008

WE ARE ALL DESIGNISTS NOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:05 PM

July 26, 2008

FROM THE ARCHIVES: WONDERLAND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:29 AM

July 4, 2008

ONCE THEY LOSE ACADEMIA THEY'RE DOWN TO BUPKUS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:17 AM

May 11, 2008

HE WAS EXPELLED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:39 AM

April 29, 2008

THERE ARE BETTER USES FOR SHEEP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:48 PM

April 23, 2008

NOT A GOOD THING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:05 AM

April 5, 2008

WHAT DOES OBVIOUS FALSENESS HAVE TO DO WITH IT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:02 AM

February 25, 2008

BLUE LIGHT SPECIAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:31 AM

December 12, 2007

AND THIS SURPRISED THEM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:45 AM

September 8, 2007

WHEN THE BATTLE LINES PROVIDE CLARITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:16 AM

September 2, 2007

DON'T YOU HATE WHEN THE CABAL WINS ELECTIONS? (via Gene Brown):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:03 AM

August 27, 2007

IF IT'S NOT A CONSERVATIVE TAKEOVER, WHAT GOOD IS IT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

August 23, 2007

WHAT BECOMES OF THE LEFT ONCE ITS MONOPOLY IN ACADEMIA IS BROKEN?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

August 18, 2007

IT WOULD SEEM MORE TROUBLING FOR JUDAISM...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:47 AM

August 4, 2007

WHICH UNDERSTATES THE CASE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:46 PM

July 30, 2007

WHAT CAN A FOCUS ON ETHNIC IDENTITY PRODUCE BUT HATRED?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:42 AM

July 10, 2007

IT'S AMERICA--YOU'RE HARDLY LIKELY TO FIND A GENERALLY IRRELIGIOUS COMMUNITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:14 PM

June 30, 2007

IF BEING A LAUGHINGSTOCK SHUT YOU DOWN...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:19 AM

June 11, 2007

YET IT MOVES NOT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:03 AM

May 26, 2007

HECK, SOME OF US MADE IT 4 YEARS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:25 AM

April 10, 2007

CAN YOU HELP HIM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:14 AM

April 1, 2007

PLENTY OF ROOM ON THE RAIL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:22 PM

December 23, 2006

QUOTA HIRE ME OR I KILL MYSELF:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:26 PM

November 16, 2006

THE LONG RUN COMES FOR HIM TOO, ALAS:

Posted by Matt Murphy at 7:50 PM

October 24, 2006

PLAYING CATCH UP (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:38 AM

September 11, 2006

YOU CAN'T BE BOTH TOLERANT AND HAVE A CORE CURRICULUM (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:12 AM

August 7, 2006

AND THE LEFT WONDERS WHY AMERICANS HOLD INTELLECTUALS IN CONTEMPT? (via Bryan Francoeur):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:53 AM

June 26, 2006

INTEGRITY?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:34 PM

June 21, 2006

ALL DOWNHILL SINCE '70-'72 (via The Mother Judd and the Other Brother):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:02 PM

May 24, 2006

LESS NATIVE, MORE CONSERVATIVE (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:25 AM

May 2, 2006

HAS THERE EVER BEEN A COMMUNIST DICTATOR THEY WOULDN'T GROVEL BEFORE? (via Rick Turley):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:00 PM

May 1, 2006

THE LEFT VS THE CONSTITUTION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:02 PM

April 29, 2006

HATERS OF THE OLD HATE THE NEW TOO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:38 AM

April 28, 2006

FROM UPSTART TO INSTITUTION IN 25 EASY YEARS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:36 AM

April 23, 2006

A MILLION LITTLE PESOS (via Gene Brown):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:03 AM

April 19, 2006

HISTORY TEACHES US THAT PROFESSORS HATE REPUBLICANS:

Posted by Matt Murphy at 8:13 PM

April 18, 2006

CARRYING ANTI-SEMITIC COLE TO NEW HAVEN (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:04 PM

April 13, 2006

FROM THE ARCHIVES: HAPPY PASSOVER...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:38 PM

SUBTLE AS A TRAINWRECK:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:14 PM

April 4, 2006

IF IT'S COMMON KNOWLEDGE IN ACADEMIA HOW COULD IT BE BACKWARDS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:59 AM

March 26, 2006

PLOWING THE PLOT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:51 AM

March 25, 2006

THE MOMMY PROFESSORIATE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:19 AM

March 23, 2006

WE KNEW THEY HATED AMERICA, BUT HATING ISRAEL?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:55 PM

March 14, 2006

THAT'LL TWIST SOME TURBANS (via Rick Perlstein):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:17 PM

BLACK LIKE ME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:42 AM

March 12, 2006

JUST PRACTICING WHAT THEY TEACH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:03 PM

March 3, 2006

I WAS TALKING TO THE KIDS... (via Patrick H):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:36 AM

February 27, 2006

COULDN'T HE HAVE BORROWED DENG'S DUNCE CAP?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:19 PM

February 26, 2006

ANYONE THINK THEY'RE BETTER EDUCATED IN 2005 THAN IN 1855?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:55 AM

February 24, 2006

ISOLATED IVIED IVORY TOWERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:57 PM

February 23, 2006

HARVARD'S A LOST CAUSE, BUT THERE'S HOPE FOR PRINCETON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:01 PM

February 22, 2006

THEY'RE JUST MORE EFFICIENT THAN THE MUSLIM STREET:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:35 PM

February 21, 2006

KEEP HIM, GET RID OF THE FACULTY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:37 PM

February 9, 2006

WHAT AN ASS THAT BUTZ IS:

Posted by Matt Murphy at 10:51 PM

January 22, 2006

BOY, THAT NAZI DUDE IS RIGHT ABOUT THE LEFT NOT REALLY WANTING ACADEMIC FREEDOM (via Brian Boys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:10 PM

FAKE WITCHES ARE WITCHES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:48 AM

January 11, 2006

FREE AGENTS (via Tom Corcoran):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:46 PM

January 6, 2006

THEY'D GET 100 FOR MAGNUM P.I. (via Robert Schwartz):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:16 PM

January 5, 2006

LITTLE BASTARDS WERE SUPPOSED TO BE BRAINWASHED BY THE TIME THEY GOT HERE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:01 PM

December 9, 2005

THEY'VE GOT TO DO SOMETHING TO KEEP UP WITH PATRICK HENRY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

November 27, 2005

THEY HIRED THE MONEY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:21 PM

November 25, 2005

SILLY QUESTION FILES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:08 PM

November 24, 2005

WITHOUT PESSIMISM THEY'D HAVE NOTHING (via David Hill, The Bronx):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:56 PM

November 23, 2005

PRIMARY EDCATION NEXT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:10 PM

November 14, 2005

NOT KNOWING KEROUAC OR THIS CHARACTER IS A SIGN OF WISDOM:

Posted by Robert Schwartz at 8:36 AM

October 29, 2005

PRESUMABLY, "PRIVILEGE IS GOOD AND Y'ALL ARE HERE ON SUFFERANCE," WOULD NOT BE AN ACCEPTABLE ANSWER? (via Ed Driscoll):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:56 PM

October 28, 2005

THERE ARE TEN BIASES (via David Hill, The Bronx):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:57 PM

September 21, 2005

WITH GREAT MONEY COMES GREAT RESPONSIBILITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:57 PM

September 20, 2005

ALTERNATIVES, AT LAST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:53 PM

August 21, 2005

JUST GET DARREN (Via Robert Schwartz):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:41 AM

August 20, 2005

DON'T ANSWER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:43 AM

August 16, 2005

LIKE ALL WELFARE RECIPIENTS, THEY WANT THE MONEY BUT NO RESPONSIBILITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

August 3, 2005

WELL, IT'S SOME KIND OF PROGRESS:

Posted by David Hill at 12:19 AM

July 25, 2005

THEN I ATE SOME MORE GRASS... (via Robert Schwartz):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:35 PM

June 20, 2005

VINEYARD VANGUARD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:27 PM

June 13, 2005

HE CAN'T HAVE KIDS OF HIS OWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:40 PM

June 12, 2005

GO AWAY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:26 PM

May 18, 2005

HANDING HIM HIS SCALP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:37 AM

May 14, 2005

WHAT BECOMES OF THE LEFTIST PROJECT IF ALUMNI HAVE A SAY...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:35 PM

May 13, 2005

GREEN MENACE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:51 PM

May 4, 2005

AND NEVER THE TWAIN SHALL MEET (via Tom Corcoran):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:53 PM

April 27, 2005

HARD TO MAKE THE WRONG CASE, BUT MAKES THE ACTUAL ONE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

April 24, 2005

AS YE SOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:40 PM

April 19, 2005

NO TRIUMPHAL SPIRIT AMONG THE DEFEATED (via Robert Schwartz):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:58 PM

April 13, 2005

TIP OUR HATS TO THE NEW CONSTITUTION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:40 PM

April 11, 2005

WHAT CACHE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:32 PM

March 29, 2005

WHERE THE WAR ENDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:54 PM

March 9, 2005

THE PROFESSORIAT VS EDUCATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:47 AM

March 6, 2005

WE LIKE DANCING, AND WE LOOK DIVINE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:32 AM

March 5, 2005

NO FACTS ALLOWED IN THE IVORY TOWER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:18 AM

March 2, 2005

IF ONLY IT BECAME A FACULTY FASHION (via Rick Turley):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:32 PM

March 1, 2005

MISSION STATEMENTS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:02 AM

February 23, 2005

TRUST THE FACULTY?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:39 AM

February 16, 2005

HERE'S A STUNNER, AMERICANS DON'T BUY THE MARXIST VERSION OF THE FOUNDING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:41 PM

February 8, 2005

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THAT "LIVE FAST, DIE YOUNG..." STUFF?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:51 PM

January 6, 2005

ACADEMICS LEFT BEHIND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:40 PM

November 19, 2004

WHO PAYS TO STUDY THE OBVIOUS (via Pat H.):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:12 PM

May 26, 2004

RAGTIME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:03 PM

April 8, 2004

ASH HEAPS IN WAITING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:47 AM

January 3, 2004

THE CATASTROPHIST STUMBLES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:46 AM

October 12, 2003

THE REEL IS EVERYTHING, THE REST IS FISH (via Mike Daley):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:00 AM

August 2, 2003

LET'S BARGAIN FOR DIVERSITY

Posted by Paul Jaminet at 9:05 AM

May 26, 2003

MILITARY HISTORIAN FIGHTS ACADEMIC WAR

Posted by Paul Jaminet at 12:03 PM

May 16, 2002

A WORTHWHILE "F" :

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:38 AM

March 29, 2002

NOT WITH A BANG BUT A WHIMPER :

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:51 PM