Mongol prince studying the Quran, miniature from a fourteenth-century edition of Rashid al-Din’s Compendium of Chronicles.

Mongol prince studying the Quran, miniature from a fourteenth-century edition of Rashid al-Din’s Compendium of Chronicles. Universal History Archive / UIG / Bridgeman Images.

Education

Volume XIV, Number 4 | fall 2022

Miscellany

On January 9, 2022, sixteen elite U.S. universities were sued in federal court for offering fraudulent financial-aid packages, overcharging more than 170,000 financial-aid recipients, and conspiring to “reduce or eliminate price competition” in order to establish “a uniform and lower level of aid to all prospective students.”

The severity of a teacher is better than the love of a father.

—Saadi, 1258

Lapham’sDaily

DÉjÀ Vu

Dance Battle

2022:

Ukrainian DJs defend their country at the club.

c. 1770:

American women declare their patriotism on the dance floor.

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