My university, like many others across the country, is facing unbelievable budget cuts (40%!!!). They’re cutting programs and employees right and left. What I don’t get is why they aren’t cutting athletics.
“Corrective rape” of lesbians in South Africa goes unprosecuted.
Dear Famous Asshole Neurologist Who Said “Ridiculous” When I Suggested My Migraines Were Caused By Weather Changes, Fuck you.
We need to change the way we pay for college. It’s ridiculous that I have $30,000 in loans and have been on almost full scholarship at state schools my entire college career.
The absentminded professor: eccentric or insane?
Animal welfare is really important and something I definitely support. Animal rights activisits, on the other hand, have gone off the deep end and some are very very cruel and dangerous. A better punishment than jail, I think, would be to force them to truly live by the principles they espouse and deny them anything that’s come from human use of non-human animals – vaccines, surgeries, medicine, etc.
Public transportation and poverty: One more reason to invest in good public transportation.
Another wonderful post on the ecology of the sandpaper plant by Mary at A Neotropical Savanna.