Category Archives: Education

We don’t need no education

Well, I don’t really believe that. At all. But I am starting to wonder if it is at all necessary to participate in said education in a brick and mortar building. Of course, lots of people before me have pondered … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Education, Higher education, Links | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

Ali Carr-Chellman On Re-engaging Boys In Learning

I’ll admit at first I had a pretty evil thought about this video but after letting that pass I concluded that there is some good stuff going on here and a lot that I agree with. Damn shame it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Pappa’s Got a Brand New Stash

Sexy One of the often misperceived “perils” of being an active member of today’s online social media is that we’re letting loose to the world our personal details and in turn may be subjected to their emotional feelings about a wide range … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Ethics, Gender, Health | 6 Comments

What would you tell your 16-year-old self?

I would tell 16-year-old April not to think so hard about art school, because it’s really just a very expensive way to be told what to create, and once something because an obligation, it stops being any fun. I would … Continue reading

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I’ve posted before on how despite the best efforts of a lot of people on a lot of different sides there are barriers in place that really keep us from getting together on the same page and changing the system … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Feminism, Gender, Language, Philosophy | 5 Comments

Preventing LGBTQ teen suicides

7 students in the past year have committed suicide in the Anoka-Hennepin school district. Many of these students appear to have committed suicide due to harassment experienced in school as a result of their sexual orientation, or perceived sexual orientation. … Continue reading

Posted in Education, LGBTQ, Politics | 3 Comments

I don’t care who you are! You do not get my money!

Allow me to regress into Unintelligible Rant Mode for a minute or 45. I am so unbelievably tired of being sold to. So sick of it. I work in a large office building. In the elevator bank, they (whoever “they” … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Capitalism, Consumerism, Environment, Higher education, Media, Politics, Pop culture, Religion | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments