The Demography of Twitter

I don’t have a Twitter, and I’ve never really wanted one; tweeting doesn’t compute with me. It’s always seemed a little simplistic to me with its 140 character limit. Granted, you could write a subtle, breathtaking poem in 140 characters, though that doesn’t seem to be the kind of thing most people are posting from their smart phones during class.

The Future of Affirmative Action

There is an ongoing war in Michigan on the status of affirmative action in higher education, and a new chapter of this conflict opened on July 1: the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision in support of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (or Proposal 2).