“In Nintendo games you have fun by having fun.”
A look at visual design languages and how we know how to play most Nintendo games because we’ve already played with the images before. It’s a great look at nostalgia and what that means.
“Librarians are like bartenders for sober people. People tell us their troubles and we just smile and nod.”
“After years of leaning on tuition increases to make up for declining state support, about four in 10 public universities now report tuition revenue is not keeping pace with inflation, according to a new report by Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s surveyed 114 four-year public universities and 173 four-year privates and found that negative trends — inability to raise prices, declining enrollments and heightened regulatory and political pressure to keep down tuition — are “now buffeting public universities with greater intensity.”
As the academic money goes down, just due to there not being an ever increasing number of students the right age to go to college, library budgets are not going to improve unless they are actively given a larger percentage of expenditures.
“Everybody - two-year, four-year, private, public, Christian schools - they all raised concerns about meeting their enrollment goals," said Michael Reilly, the association’s executive director. The lower enrollments mostly reflect a better economy, which lured students into the workforce and away from two-year and for-profit schools, said Jennifer Ma, a policy research scientist for the College Board. In coming years, though, there is a more worrisome trend for schools: a smaller pool of high school students. The number of high school graduates peaked in 2011 at 3.4 million, according to a report by the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education.”
Sadly, Bettridge’s Law says no, it won’t.