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LTE: Homer contemplates problems facing college campuses, presidents

LTE: Homer contemplates problems facing college campuses, presidents

Sanjay Paul October 27, 2017 0

Colleges, notes Homer, have to deal with several unpleasant things. Take campus speakers. If you invite the wrong sort of speaker, you will make some donors very unhappy. And very unhappy donors can be

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Letter to the Editor: Homer ponders revenues, parking

Sanjay Paul February 15, 2017 0

Homer could hardly believe his eyes. He had just come across the piece on parking in The Etownian. “Finally!” he said to himself. A diatribe against the campus parking situation was long overdue. Arming

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Letter to the Editor: Homer learns about accessibility, inclusiveness in class material

Sanjay Paul November 3, 2016 0

The life of a Dean is, quite possibly, replete with glamor, excitement and the unvarnished joy of working in a hallowed office in Alpha Hall. She might even—gasp!—have Windows 10 installed on her machine

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Letter to the Editor responds to Editorial Board’s criticism of group projects, author reflects on own practices

Sanjay Paul September 25, 2015 0

Homer was so shaken by an editorial in a recent issue of the Etownian that he tottered immediately to the Blue Bean in search of sustenance. There, fortunately, lay a single scone without icing,

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Elizabethtown business graduate Martina White sworn in to state House of Representatives

Sanjay Paul April 29, 2015 0

Inside the state Capitol, the Speaker welcomed the latest addition to the House of Representatives. In a special election in March, Martina White, an Elizabethtown College grad, had prevailed over her Democratic opponent in

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Scones, tuition prices contemplated

Scones, tuition prices contemplated

Sanjay Paul March 18, 2015 0

The proprietor of the Blue Bean Café was grappling with a problem. Scones, especially those bereft of icing, were not moving rapidly. Or not moving at all, inquired Homer sympathetically? That indeed was the

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Economics professor comments on College’s financial situation

Sanjay Paul February 18, 2015 0

Homer ordered the daily special at the Jay’s Nest. As he pulled out his ID card to pay for it, the cashier reminded him the price included a drink — did he want to

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Unintentional gifts left by students during office hours amuse economics professor

Sanjay Paul November 19, 2014 0

Few things delight Homer as much as a visit by a student during office hours. Such visits, infrequent and fleeting as they may be, serve to lift the veil of gloom that otherwise shrouds

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Economics professor confronts rising tuition, health care costs

Sanjay Paul November 13, 2014 0

Death and taxes. To the two certainties in life attributed to Mark Twain, we could add two contemporary issues: sharp increases in tuition fees and health care costs. College students all over the country,

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Noises from professors’ offices, during class breaks disturb tranquil, quiet atmosphere in Hoover Center

Noises from professors’ offices, during class breaks disturb tranquil, quiet atmosphere in Hoover Center

Sanjay Paul October 30, 2014 0

A visitor to the college is struck by the charming buildings, the sylvan campus, the sight of students striding purposefully at 7:55 a.m. to their macroeconomics class in Hoover. But above all, she is

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