Are you in despair? That’s good

When the world gets you down, do you feel just gen­er­ally “bad”? Or do you have more pre­cise emo­tional expe­ri­ences, such as grief or despair or gloom? In psy­chology, people with […]

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Gender bias exists in professor evaluations

Just like internal teaching eval­u­a­tions, Viacom’s Rate My Pro­fes­sors gives stu­dents a plat­form to say what­ever is on their minds, with anonymity and without fear of ret­ri­bu­tion. Many pro­fes­sors have […]

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Nut Country’ and ‘Right Out of California’

Tower is one of the more states­man­like fig­ures in “Nut Country,” Edward H. Miller’s well-​​​​researched and briskly written account of Dallas’s trans­for­ma­tion from Demo­c­ratic strong­hold to “per­fect test kitchen” of […]

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