Tell Your Senator to Support ESSA!

Tell Your Senator to Support ESSA!

Dear First Name,

Big news! After 14 years of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the beginning of a new era is at hand. Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a final conference report ushering in the beginning of a new acronym, ESSA, the Every Student Succeeds Act as the new federal K-12 education law.

The vote was 359-64.

Next stop is a vote in the U.S. Senate and the President’s…

Adjunct Professor Hoping Some Student Leaves Behind Warm Pair Of Gloves Today

Adjunct Professor Hoping Some Student Leaves Behind Warm Pair Of Gloves Today

I had a bad day in class, and when I left I saw #adjunct was trending, and thought it was about me. Turns out, it was.

CHICAGO—After remarking upon the frigid temperatures and blustery conditions during his walk into work this morning, Michael Halloran, an adjunct professor of communications and media studies, expressed hope Wednesday that one of his students would leave behind a pair of warm gloves.

Why I Work in Theatre

Why I Work in Theatre

“Why do I work in the theatre?” he asks in the first line. “[S]imply because the theatre is one of the places in the world in which I am happy.”

On Albert Camus’s birthday, scholar Amy Brady reviews an article that was published in Theatre Arts Magazine in 1960 reflecting Camus’s reasons why he worked in theatre.