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Berkeley uses enhanced termination techniques

Bryan College purge and revolt Two stories broke last week that proved yet again that academic freedom is more fiction than fact. The faculty at (William Jennings) Bryan College (“Christ above all”) in benighted backwater Dayton, Tennessee got into a creationism tiff with…


Corporate U, Inc.

Cal fires still burn Now four firefighters are injured and at least five people are dead in the Valley and Butte fires of Northern California, each over 70,000 acres now with hundreds of homes and buildings destroyed, looters being arrested, and cadaver dogs…


Once more unto the breach

Okay, if you’re new to college teaching as a grad student or one of those former grad students hired off the street to meet enrollment demand, we recommend reading the following title to hang onto your mental health: “Notes from the Academic Underground,”…


Chapter 8 — Yes it does flow downhill (draft)

Editors Note: The usual disclaimer. What follows is fiction by Barry Roberts Greer printed here, though we plan to distance ourselves from any association once our commitment to publish the draft is fulfilled. We had no idea he intended to to this. Chapter…