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“Everybody Wants Some!!”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Richard Linklater’s new college comedy, “Everybody Wants Some!!,” takes place over three or four days in 1980, but it may have more to say about growing up, experience, and relationships than all of the 2013 “Boyhood” … Continue reading

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: You hear a lot about helicopter parenting these days. The term refers to the tendency of contemporary parents to monitor and assist their adorable little meat spores at every micro-stage of their development — to cajole … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Professors Teach Appreciative Thinking?

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Ask a professor the purpose of college and you are likely to get in response, “to learn how to think” or, more specifically, “to learn critical thinking.” Indeed, this was what I was told at my undergrad orientation. … Continue reading

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