Jude The Not So Obscure (sacredchao23) wrote,
Jude The Not So Obscure

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Semester's end

Why do students think that professors live in their offices? My students took their final on Saturday (yes, the university scheduled their finals for Saturday, the day after our last class) and I spent this past week marking exams and papers and finalizing their grades. I've emailed my students letting them know when I will be on campus so they can pick up their exams and papers. After letting them know this on Tuesday I immediately got several emails basically saying "can I come and get my paper on a day you have specifically said you will not be on campus?" I'm on campus now, so we'll see if anyone shows up.

Still, grades are in. Assessments are finished. This summer will be for writing the dissertation, prepping for the job market, and maybe finishing some short stories that have been hanging around my neck like an Albatross that proclaims "I used to write."

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