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Meme therapy

In order for colonists to express their political and social views in 1776 (namely, that they should form their own sovereign society independent from England), they outlined them in a document, supported by both a philosophic argument and a list of … Continue reading

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DONT let me to fire you

One of the weird things since I’ve become Department Head is that my colleagues get a lot more phishing emails from people purporting to be me. One of them, K, forwarded me their email conversation with one of them today, … Continue reading

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I is a strange loop

I’ve just noticed that the label on my campus mail cubbie now reads: KOMPLEXIFY, TRAVIS i DEPT. HEAD I assume the “i” is meant to stand for “Interim,” but my complex analysis background suggests it should stand for “imaginary.” I … Continue reading

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Shitposting

I’ve been the Interim Head of the Department of Mathematics now for about a month, and one of the biggest changes has been to my email inbox, the management of which now feels like a Herculean Labor. Specifically, it seems … Continue reading

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Accio Registrar!

One of the jobs of my new supervisor gig is to handle waitlists for classes each semester, a tasked handled by an extraordinarily program colloquially known as DataHell.  DataHell indicates the status of waitlisted students as Active (meaning they’re still on … Continue reading

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