And another week comes to a close. It’s also the second to last one before the campus closes up for winter vacation and says farewell to 2015. Is it possible for something to seem like it came too fast and at the same time, took forever to get here?
Here are our picks from around the web this week. Stay warm, everybody!
Sarah Weinman’s two-volume Women Crime Writers challenges and redefines our notions of American crime fiction : Well this just shot to the top of my to-read list. “Caspary was trying to make a point about women and independence and how men viewed them, with derision or condescension or on a pedestal, when the real person was ignored.”
Hip Hop Has the Largest Average Vocabulary in Music : This completely makes sense. The fact that Heavy Metal is in slot #2, though? I did not see that coming.
How to Make Sure That Project-based Learning is Applied Well in Schools : “Problem based learning teaches to the standards; project based learning teaches students to apply the standards.”
End the Gun Epidemic in America : This is the first time an editorial has appeared on the front page of the New York Times since 1920.
9 Books That Defined 2015, according to Tech Insider : There is some great nonfiction on this list.