Day: May 17, 2005

Would a Cancer Patient Be Denied?

An anorexic student is being denied her title as valedictorian because of a strict attendance policy. She was absent for seeking inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa. Karen Scherr is the top academic student in her class at Kingwood High School…

Teachers Have It Easy

I was pleased to come across this synopsis of Dave Eggers’ new book after the discussion on teaching and public schools. Some quotes from teachers that Eggers and his co-authors Ninive Clements Calegari and Daniel Moulthrop compiled: “I spent $3,900…

More on Orgasm Science

The NYTimes has a review of Lloyd’s book that I wrote about yesterday, including a quote that greater clarifies her position: Western culture is suffused with images of women’s sexuality, of women in the throes of orgasm during intercourse and…