Thursday, July 23, 2015



The Fundamental Way That Universities Are an Illusion (NYT)

…[A]ccreditors are charged with an impossible task: to certify that a whole college, which doesn’t really exist, educationally speaking, is educationally sound. Inevitably, many colleges with … accreditation nonetheless graduate students with substandard skills. All of the for-profit colleges that have made headlines in recent years for predatory and fraudulent practices were accredited….

The Really Big One (New Yorker)

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.

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The origins of our college district, Part 7: <i>the Tustin-ness of the district's early years</i>

Shirley Lampart, Democrat      Having read hundreds of cool old Tustin News articles and editorials—plus the Times' coverage, i...