Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Cavemen of higher education

September 3, 2019

Today’s Wayno/Piraro Bizarro collabo:

(#1) (If you’re puzzled by the odd symbols in the cartoon — Dan Piraro says there are 5 in this strip — see this Page. The HBD — happy birthday — note is presumably for one of Piraro’s two K-named daughters.)

A twist on the caveman cartoon meme, with a Neanderthal pursuing a higher education. And attempting to get college credit for his life experiences.


Sweet Briar’s demise

March 11, 2015

In the NYT on March 3rd, “Virginia: Women’s College Will Close Over Finances” by Tamar Lewin:

Sweet Briar College, a century-old women’s liberal-arts college near Lynchburg, announced Tuesday that it will close in August. The college, which has 700 students and 329 employees, cited “insurmountable financial problems” and the shrinking number of students interested in a rural women-only college.