Notes in the Margins: Workers vs students, liberal arts degrees and jobs for grads

A Debate Reopened When graduate students teach some classes as instructors while also taking others as students, what are they, exactly — workers or students? (Inside Higher Ed)

Is it time to kill the liberal arts degree? Employment rates for college graduates have declined steeply in the last two years, and perhaps even more disheartening, those who find jobs are more likely to be steaming lattes or walking dogs than doing anything even peripherally related to their college curriculum. (Salon opinion via NAICU)

Get hired! 5 no-nonsense tips for landing your first job You’re done with finals, you’re done with dining hall food and you did your last walk of shame. It’s summer. Only one small problem: you don’t have a job.  (USA Today)