Greeting fellow bubblings. Per/Oscar ’08 writes in with depth and quixotic sincerity:
“Unlike some other schools, Wesleyan doesn’t have any student or faculty trustees, and the election process for alumnae/i trustees is a sham. And people wonder why keeping Wesleyan weird is getting harder and harder. […] We’re all going off to become social workers, and teachers, and community and union organizers, instead of going where the money is, the way all these nominees have.”
He sends along a link to this brilliant blog-post. I wholeheartedly agree with every goddamned word of it. We’ve all sat around too long pretending that annual luncheons in the bus-stop amount to an understanding and a parity of purpose with our duly-elected fiduciary representatives.