The Origin of Senioritis

Recently I asked a peer what senioritis stems from, and rather confidently might I say, she told me, “being at high school for four years.” “Expand,” I demanded. “Well… when a senior gets into college, they feel that they don’t need to try…

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

College sports have become massive franchises for many schools, bringing vast donations from alumni and huge merchandise sales. Money brought in from ticket sales, donations, and media rights drive college sports, and the athletic departments of countless schools. According to Marc…

Lost & Not Found: Clothing

It’s the Great Coat Migration: the coats, sweaters, sweatshirts and hoodies that migrate from the backs of my students to the shelves of my classroom.  It begins in October and continues throughout the winter.  Students understandably shed their outer layers…