A collective narrative of trying to make it on $17,000 a year: bargaining testimony from a UCSC student-worker
We make only $17,000 a year. We make only $17,000 a year in a town where almost that entire paycheck goes to rent. So today I’m going to talk about how academic workers try to get by on $17,000 a year.
The job market is saturated and graduates are unable to get hired anywhere to get proper training. Law professors Richard Rhee and Bradley Borden have a solution: law schools should open their own law firms.
The National Association of Scholars has been publishing a series of articles called "If I Ran the Zoo"
(inspired by Seuss) in which various contributors describe what they would do if they were in charge of higher education. (via) [more inside]
“I never think of my age,” she said. “We don’t die at a certain age. And if people didn’t know they were getting a certain age, maybe the same age their father died or their mother died, I think they’d be better off.”
, 95, will soon become the oldest person
to graduate from college
, according to Guinness World Records.