funnything

UW Struggle: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Public Authority Edition

So much has happened. But if anyone reads one sentence of this post, let it be this: in the process of resisting the UW’s strict top-down authority, people are making a real difference. We’re active. We’re out there. We’re contacting legislators, connecting with the community, attending joint-finance hearings, crafting editorials and open letters, voicing expectations to campus […]

UW Struggle: George Michael Freedom Edition

(Musical accompaniment at bottom of page) Today was the big day for UW leadership before the state’s Joint Finance Committee, and to be honest, a twitter-bot could have produced more original material. This isn’t a conversation (see: ‘Right-to-Work’ hearings); it’s rhetorical leftovers from a triumphantly terrible dinner. To recap the livestream: Public authority efficiencies flexibilities […]

Sad-Iron

UW Struggle Update: Morality Check

Disclaimer: I am an idealist. This makes me quaint. I imagine others feel similarly when the ideals you hold close to your beating heart are not given serious consideration from serious people who only take seriously the various permutations of money and business and the empty signifier that is “accountability.” Another tongue twister: I am embarrassed for myself […]