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Automatic Computer Logout

Sometime sit and watch a timed computer lab–even one that closes at a certain hour. It’s like a weird psychological experiment as the time counts down. ↓ TranscriptLIBRARIAN: We've set all the computers to auto log students out after an hour. LIBRARIAN: That way no single student monopolizes a computer all night. LIBRARIAN: Unfortunately, it's produced a Pavlovian response to ... Read More »

Most Dangerous Majors

Every profession brings hazards along with it. Some are just better hidden than others. Some don’t feel like they should be at all. There have been a few confused comments on other sites about this comic, so me take a moment to do something I don’t normally and try to make it clearer. This is not a joke. This strip ... Read More »

Prepping for Finals

I’m not sure I’ve ever quite had this student, but I have had ones who did nothing all semester and then asked me the last week if there were any bonus points they could get. Yes, but you will need all the bonus points from all the classes. Maybe I should make it like Highlander, and you can win the ... Read More »

Animal Farm

This is actually fairly accurate to many students who cheat. They often will mix plagiarized writing with things they’ve completely made up. Some may get away it, but usually it stands out like a sore thumb in a stack of papers. It’s almost always easier just to do the work. ↓ TranscriptHOBO: Your paper is half plagiarized, and the other ... Read More »

Past Life Lincoln

If people really were reincarnated, I wonder what would happen when they met their nemesis from a prior life? Hollywood uses ideas like this for romantic comedies, but I’d rather see a thriller. Can you imagine John Wilkes Booth the dog catcher chasing down mailman Abraham Lincoln in a battlefield of suburban sprawl? Eh, maybe not. ↓ TranscriptKLOWNUS: Our nostalgia ... Read More »

Lessons Unlearned

This isn’t based on any one experience, but the collective experience of professors I know who seem to have the same students enroll in their classes semester after semester despite failing. You’d think they would try someone else. ↓ TranscriptHOBO: This kid is really starting to get on my nerves. Every semester he signs up for my class, and every ... Read More »