A Litmus Test for Academia

Co-written by Rachel Olivia O’Connor. Valleria Ruselli and Annapurna Tosca Sriramarcel “And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil;    And wears man’s smudge and shares man’s smell: the soil  Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod.” — Gerard Manley Hopkins Introductory note: Individually, the three of us expect to receive teaching offersRead More

Go All The Way

Charles Bukowski’s poem Roll the Dice tells of the freedom that comes from putting yourself on the line, and holding a line. Go all the way he says, go into that unknown where the footing is questionable, understanding the commitment to not settle for something less than what sets you free is worth the risk, becauseRead More

Putin Putenesca: Our New Man Need

by Richard Martin Oxman Spaghetti alla puttanesca (pronounced [spaˈɡetti alla puttaˈneska]; literally “spaghetti in the style of a prostitute” in Italian) is an Italian pasta dish invented in the mid-20th century. NESCA, among other things, offers neuro-psychological testing for the young (see below). And I believe we’ve got to check out the Russian leader in-depth now, nowRead More