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Entries Tagged as 'Education'

UH administration pressed to improve responses to student deaths

August 27th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Susan Schultz, a professor of English and editor at Tinfish Press, has created a petition pushing the University of Hawaii at Manoa administration to improve their handling of student deaths. The petition will be closed on Monday and the signatures forwarded to the Board of Regents, so please review the petition and her background links, […]

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Tags: Education · Health

Throwback Thursday: From my time in the Oahu Community Correctional Center

August 13th, 2015 · 2 Comments

And this time it’s back to 1981, and the identification badge issued when I was teaching an introductory class in political science in the Oahu Community Correctional Center’s Hoomana School, deep in the middle of OCCC. Meda had been teaching at OCCC for several semesters, and found it to be educational and rewarding, so I […]

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Tags: Crime · Education · History · Photographs

Why are men uncomfortable when women speak?

August 5th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Thanks to my cousin, Leslie, over at Boise State for flagging the interesting gender discussion found in this review of the upcoming Ghostbusters remake (“The real reason some men still can’t handle the all-female ‘Ghostbusters’“). The reviewer is trying to make sense of why some people are really bent out of shape by the idea […]

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Tags: Education · Media · Politics

Bits & pieces: Armed cops on campus, the shroud of police secrecy, and the leadership team already divided on homeless issues

July 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments

The PBS NewsHour last night included a segment on the situation in Cincinnati, where a university police officer shot and killed a driver he had stopped on a minor traffic offense. Two issues. Should university police be armed? A Washington Post column looked at the question this week (“Should college police officers be armed and […]

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Tags: Campaigns · Education · Politics

Throwback Thursday: Goliath’s last day

July 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

The note on this slide says it was Goliath’s last day, September 16, 1960. “Goliath” was a car built by the London-based Austin Motor Company. Comparing it to photos on Wikipedia, it looks like it was a Model A30. Goliath was, as I recall, a deep green color. I don’t know where my mother found […]

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Tags: Education · History · Photographs