Academia

In defense of the admission scammers... they weren't doing anything new.

In defense of the admission scammers... they weren't doing anything new.

In this post, I talk about the deliciousness that is this unfolding elite admissions scam, which implicates our favorite mom celebs (note how their husbands aren’t implicated in this, eyeroll) and how this really is just business as usual in Higher Ed. I break down some pretty soul-crushing statistics that confirm this. But as an antidote, I couldn’t resist photoshopping my face onto some sportsball athletes. Think I can get into Harvard now?

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Academic Fugitives: An Interview with Dr. Jillian Powers

Academic Fugitives: An Interview with Dr. Jillian Powers

In this post, I interview Dr. Jillian Powers, where we finally clap back to complacent white ‘feminist’ professors, rage against the university-machine, the glory and privilege of the pursuit of knowledge, the unsung heroes that are adjuncts. Jillian also talks about living intentionally and embodying the knowledge we gained through our PhD’s. Also, Flava flav makes what is most likely his only appearance on this blog, so soak it up folks. I think Jillian’s exodus from university and her actions represent a possibility for a dissenting voice to be heard-- both within and beyond the university.

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No Money, Mo Problems: An American Reality

No Money, Mo Problems: An American Reality

Finally, an update about what I’ve been up to, why I’ve been silent for the past few months, and what I’ve learned in the process. In some ways, I think of this essay as the afterward to my “Why I Left Academia” series. A beginning of an end. Perhaps.

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