Please allow me to address five audiences on the topic of unionizing adjuncts.
With such high profile deaths, people are often left wondering why talented people with glowing careers fall victim to drug addiction.
The semester is coming to an end and along with it comes the beginning of the chaotic class registration process. This semester upper classmen and lower classmen alike are feeling the pains of the overcrowded, over populated, small-classroom-space campus. But not everyone is feeling the pain.
I received a number of letters from the University about the potential of unionizing adjunct faculty. I am very strongly opposed to this effort.
‘Tis the season to be jolly unless you’re a homeless person living in Los Angeles, as two City Council members have proposed a ban on feeding homeless people in public spaces.
Most of the time I have faith in humanity, but then I stumble upon websites like returnofkings.com. Return of Kings is a site dedicated to renewing masculinity as defined by the pseudonym contributors, all who “believe men should be masculine and women should be feminine.”
With the student population in La Verne growing, so is the need for basic necessities. We are given free shirts on a weekly basis but things we really truly need are held back, like tampons.
Regarding merit pay for faculty, I’d like us to slow down and to think carefully about the following points.
Americans continue to prove that we are living in a material world. This year, Thanksgiving dinner for many is going to turn into Thanksgiving lunch as stores have decided to start their Black Friday deals on Thursday.
After any natural disaster Americans look to do their part in donating to relief funds. But how much of our money donated goes directly to relief? A sad fact is that research is needed before donating.