Well, things have been kind of bleak — as noted occasionally, UW is bleeding faculty like you can't believe. Now, it's national news, on CNN. What kills me is that the report is really understating most aspects of things. Want to guess what morale is like around Madison?
"Raiding" in these articles sounds like hitting the fridge for a snack. It's starting to sound to me more like seeing Viking longboats landing on the beach.
Well, I'll get back to linguistics tomorrow.