Posts Tagged ‘Notes’

“Hamlet Gettin’ All Crunk”: Thug Notes Mixes Classic Literature With Hip-Hop | Public Spectacle | Los Angeles

“Hamlet Gettin’ All Crunk”: Thug Notes Mixes Classic Literature With Hip-Hop | Public Spectacle | Los Angeles

Your 10th grade literature teacher announces Hamlet as the next reading assignment and the class groans. Shakespeare sucks. Like anybody can understand what’s going on when the characters are practically speaking a foreign language. But then she loads a YouTube video of Sparky Sweets, PhD, a thugged-out dude with a scull cap on his...

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Sour Notes: When school funding is slashed, music education often suffers | News | Pittsburgh City Paper

Sour Notes: When school funding is slashed, music education often suffers | News | Pittsburgh City Paper

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Faculty Notes: Research, Recognition and Applied Learning

Faculty Notes: Research, Recognition and Applied Learning

Professor Emeritus Betty Chu, Department of Economics, was profiled last month in TheHuffington Post for her success in breeding Angora rabbits. One of the oldest kinds of domestic rabbit, the Angora rabbit, along with the Angora cat and the Angora goat, originated in Turkey. Chu holds the distinction of breeding the only Angora that...

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How Stanford University Uses Its Wealth, With Some Notes on the Analysis of Rising Tuition

How Stanford University Uses Its Wealth, With Some Notes on the Analysis of Rising Tuition

The issue with college tuition costs is not really about the sticker price at ultra-elite institutions*. Rather it’s about three things: 1) Many not-so-elite private institutions charge similar sticker prices (a bit lower, but not by much), but neither have the endowment resources to counter the high sticker prices with generous financial aid nor...

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Heritage Foundation Notes Food Stamps Given To Stupid College Grads Who Picked Wrong Major Like

Heritage Foundation Notes Food Stamps Given To Stupid College Grads Who Picked Wrong Major Like

From excessive drinking to being high pretty much all the time to a wardrobe consisting of only pajamas, blogging college sure is a rockin good time. And, it helps you get a job that pays money, which enables you to buy progressively better whiskey, hoping for that one magical day when you can afford...

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How Stanford University Uses Its Wealth, With Some Notes on the Analysis of Rising Tuition

How Stanford University Uses Its Wealth, With Some Notes on the Analysis of Rising Tuition

The issue with college tuition costs is not really about the sticker price at ultra-elite institutions*. Rather it’s about three things: 1) Many not-so-elite private institutions charge similar sticker prices (a bit lower, but not by much), but neither have the endowment resources to counter the high sticker prices with generous financial aid nor...

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Top 3 Tips for Taking Notes while Learning Chinese

Top 3 Tips for Taking Notes while Learning Chinese

Top 3 Tips for Taking Notes while Learning Chinese Hi, All, after I revealed my “Tops Secret about learning Mandarin,” today I will focus on the details of “Notebook,” your lovely friend that you write in and read every single day. From this article, you will learn how to manage new vocabulary in your...

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Thug Notes, Gangsta Speak Summaries of Classical Literature

Thug Notes, Gangsta Speak Summaries of Classical Literature

Turns out there’s a difference between being illiterate and ill literate. Sparky Sweets, PhD hosts Thug Notes a weekly series of gangsta speak dissertations on classic literary works via YouTube. Sweets delivers genuinely insightful, erudite reviews of books by the likes of Orwell, Huxley, Hawthorne, Dostoevsky, and even Tolkien. Along the way we get...

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Class Notes | Valparaiso University Law School | Valparaiso University

Class Notes | Valparaiso University Law School | Valparaiso University

David L. Hollenbeck ’74, and Steven Langer ’80, were both recognized for their legal expertise by being named to the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers  in America. Hollenbeck practices at Blachly, Tabor, Bozik, & Hartman, LLC, while Langer practices at Langer & Langer. John Bouman ’75, was featured as a Distinguished Alumnus on Friday, October...

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Thug Notes: YouTube comic brings literary Classics to the masses

Thug Notes: YouTube comic brings literary Classics to the masses

Sparky Sweets PhD invites his viewers to join him as he gives the lowdown on the great and the good of literature, urging his Twitter followers to, “Educate yo’self, son”, by using his Thug Notes. Hailing from the streets of L.A. and claiming to have a doctorate in Classics, Dr Sweets delivers literary summaries...

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