Don’t call me professor~~~

Recently, I have been feeling very bugged by people calling me “Professor Aranha” when talking to me. It has been distracting me more than reasonable. Whenever I hear someone calling me like that, it feels like they want to keep me at bay. I can understand being introduced as professor before a talk, or in […]

Drained by Plagiarism

This week I have been feeling super drained because of a plagiarism problem in my programming intro lecture. Last week one of the TAs noticed a trio of identical reports. I sent a message to the students asking them what was up with that, and what one of them said in response rang some alarm […]

Studying Japanese Again

These days I’ve been trying to pick up on my Japanese study again. Part of the requirements for me to take Japanese citizenship is that I need a Japanese level at least equivalent to that of a Japanese middle schooler, so I guess I’m trying to read books for middle school children… Honestly, I’m not […]