Tag Archives: corruption

USC collapsing under scandals

USC collapsing under scandals

Our “leaders” in higher ed have had a blank check for decades, literally able to do whatever they want as long the student loan money kept pouring in. The kind of corruption this has led to is breathtaking, and I assure the gentle reader that the horrific activities at Penn State, the intergenerational fraud at […] … learn more→

Game of Thrones and College football

Game of Thrones and College football

  It’s obligatory to put “spoiler alert” in front of discussion of Game of Thrones; I’m going to be discussing one episode in detail, “Battle of the Bastards,” so if you haven’t seen up to that part, fair warning to stop reading now. –it’s a great shot, but this was a throwaway, a desperate attempt […] … learn more→

UK higher education just as corrupted as US

UK higher education just as corrupted as US

The higher education system of the United States was, for many years, the epitome of learning. Across the world, people sent their children here for higher education. Yes, there are some fine universities elsewhere, but for much of the 20th century the United States led the world when it came to science, and many other […] … learn more→

Penn State: The disgust never ends

The massive corruption of higher education isn’t restricted to college sportsball, but, thanks to the spirit of competition, what goes on there is more publicized. It’s no grand conspiracy that sports scandals get more press, just how things work. Cheating teams make the news because the losing side complains immediately after the loss. On the […] … learn more→