Prep School Sexual Assault Convict Owen Labrie Sent To Prison

A New Hampshire judge on Friday ordered a former prep school student to begin serving a one-year prison sentence after violating his curfew in a high-profile case over sex at elite St. Paul’s School. The student, Owen Labrie, 20, was sentenced last year for felony luring as well as misdemeanor charges related to having a […]

Academic Drivel Report: Confessing My Sins and Exposing My Academic Hoax

Groucho Marx as Professor Wagstaff in Horse Feathers (1932) I don’t know if there is a statute of limitations on confessing one’s sins, but it has been six years since I did the deed and I’m now coming clean. Six years ago I submitted a paper for a panel, “On the Absence of Absences” that […]