I started writing for Cronk News in December 2009. It was on a whim after being recruited by Leah Wescott. I thought I would write one or two articles and then be done with the experience. I never could have predicted the popularity of my articles. The decision to reveal my identity was not an easy one, but necessary. Satire is only as funny as the person behind it. For all of you to really appreciate what I do and what I write, you need to know more about me. Below is the link to my curriculum vitae, set to music I composed, which outlines my experience and current roles in higher education, most recently as a music theory professor. This link will also give you some information about Leah Wescott and Brody Truce\’s identities. They have been collaborators with me on a regular basis outside of the Cronk newsroom, including in the recital hall.
Confetti stores around the country are preparing themselves for the 20th anniversary of the Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act this November. Known commonly as the Clery Act, this federal law requires colleges to publish their crime statistics each year. In 1990, the Clery family advocated for a practice that would […]
A haggard Professor Jody Matthews needed a double shot of espresso at the campus Jumping Bein’s Café to make it through his two physics lectures on Wednesday. Matthews spent a sleepless night trying to come up with the perfect comeback to sophomore Nate McNare’s muttered heckling in Tuesday’s lab. “I’m exhausted,” said Professor Matthews in […]
by Leah Wescott Editor-in-Chief After decades of failed attempts to change faculty members’ negative impressions of fraternities, the male Greeks are still convinced that wearing wrinkled dress shirts and ties to class once a week will ultimately change opinions. “Our big brothers told us that it’s important to instill a positive image with faculty,” said […]