I feel privileged to be here. Yet it has been a hell of a few years to be in this community.
On paper, it is an innovative program with interesting choices. In practice, it is less: a curriculum that is difficult to provide and that limits student authority over their courses.
Two weeks ago, a local institution — Buffalo Street Books — announced that it was closing. One week ago, a phoenix started to stir from these ashes. Next week? Who knows — that will be up to us in the community.