My name has the perfect number of characters.
“Active shooter in the area immediately southeast of the intersection of Welborn Rd and George Bush Drive,” the university said on its site, later updating to include a portion of nearby Fidelity Drive in College Station, Texas, about 90 miles northwest of Houston.”
— It is extremely disturbing that there is a standard discourse for alerting university students that there is a gunman on the loose.
Slate: What might a college football league that “is structured in a way that enhances the social and academic experience of getting an education” look like?
Gladwell: Well, a college sport that enhances the academic experience is one that encourages maximum participation and physical fitness. In other words, it doesn’t involve spending tens of millions of dollars on 40 people, some of whom are permanently injured as a result. It involves spending thousands of dollars on 4,000 or 40,000 people, in an attempt to make their lives more fulfilling.”
Police pepper spraying and arresting students at UC Davis (by terrydatiger)
Watch to at least 4:30. This is an incredible sight. What on earth is going on at University of California campuses? There should be many resignations coming in the next few weeks.