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The Class of 2021 Looks Back

I remember the truck taking away the last books to the recycling center because we had a strict green policy and I remember the last prof who the cops had to take out when she attacked them with a dictionary which was a kind of book and the other one who was placed in a care home babbling a weird language that Siri couldn’t understand because of his accent. I do remember some American words like “ambiguous” but Siri didn’t know what that was and kept answering “ambitious” and he had dandruff and it haunts me to this day.

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“Dead Men Don’t Read Tolstoy. A Philip Marlowe Mystery”

“And the students? Didn’t they deserve a little Nabokov?”

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 “The Meeting of the Faculty Senate” From “Universitetskaia Pravda,” October 32, 1936

Down with humanist-saboteurs! Long live impactfulness!

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Socratic Dialogue in the Admissions Office: The Allegory of the Russian Major

The Russian major is hostile to a liberal arts education because he is not interested in gold.

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