Does anybody remember the last time UW classes were cancelled? I’d be surprised if my blog readership is old enough to have somebody who remembers. According to the Herald, this may very well be the first time in the school’s history.
Of course, UW is not the only state institution that’s closed. The city is closed, AND the entire state government is closed. Doyle orders. Again, some have suggested that a snow day is a great excuse to get a furlough day in, although I’m not sure this would count, which would be even better for state money.
Advice of the Day: With exam week quickly approaching and swine flu still lingering in the air, students are encouraged to communicate with their professors if they are ill, and they are strongly discouraged from fabricating false excuses to avoid taking an exam.
Sean Kittridge, writing for the Herald editorial board, suggest the new Union South be called Bob. Should Kittridge really have to write editorials anymore since he’s the only one running the Opinion section?
Kevin Bargnes writes an article about de facto segregation in America. The narrative was good but I don’t think the conclusion made a whole lot of sense.
What the hell is wrong with the Cap Times’ “election matters” blog? When I saw that the first story was about Kathleen Falk, I thought maybe it was because John Nichols was as crazy as Eric Schmidt. Then I saw that the story was from April, when she had just been re-elected County Executive.
Bryon Eagon reminds up to check up on city winter policies, including parking and shoveling.