This guest post was authored by Jon Green ’14, former editor of the Observer. Last Wednesday, President Decatur responded to the title of a repost of an article by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. In the article, Reich argues that America sends too many students to four year colleges who would be better off in other avenues of postsecondary education.
In business, it’s one thing to be bad at a job that has to exist, or to be good at a job that doesn’t need to exist, but it’s hard to justify keeping a worker who is bad at a job that shouldn’t exist. On a slightly related note, that’s kind of how I feel about
Kenyon shelled out thousands of dollars to have Robert Putnam launch the busiest day of CSAD’s biennial conference on Thursday, and ultimately, that was money well spent. Putnam offered a charismatic mix of anecdotal and quantitative evidence, but most importantly, he demonstrated genuine enthusiasm for solving the problem of economic inequality during a conference where
Seniors: Raise your hand if you had an internship during one of the last three summers. Now, keep your hand raised if you’re leveraging that internship into a job right now (in other words, keep your hand raised because you and I both know that internship is on your resume). Finally, whether or not you were
Darya Tsymbalyuk ’13 is an artist and activist involved with the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine. She recently spoke with Julieanna Luo ’17 about her experience. The day we had our first snow of the year, I wandered into Palme and stumbled on a postcard by a student named Darya outside of Professor Suggs’s office. The
The debate surrounding grade inflation is one particularly relevant to college students around the country. Are Kenyon students, as well as college students as a whole, getting smarter? If not, what else is contributing to this drastic increase in GPA over the past 30 years? This past Wednesday, the Observer hosted a roundtable in Peirce Pub