In Defense of the Ivory Tower

Obligatory tower photo: Truly, those are words I never thought I would write. Perhaps a more accurate title would be, “A Particularly Limited and Nuanced Partial Defense of the the Ivory Tower,” but let’s face it, that’s pretty wishy-washy. For the last two weeks, it has been my honor and privilege to participate in Virginia […]

New Cure for Monolingualism!

For those of us headed off on the GPP in a few months, check out Mango, a language learning program hosted by the Newman Library. Brush up on your German, French or Italian (sorry, no Romansh!). Or if you’re already fluent in all of them, try something new. You know, like learning to speak Pirate!