Another two years after my last entry but...
A lot has happened between then and now, and even if no one reads my entries anymore, I needed to get things off my chest .
1) The past year has been hellish, absolutely awful, and I thought that I'd gotten through the rough part of my studies, only to realize that the third year isn't much better. Our faculty, especially the dean, love seeing us struggling, not just during lectures, but even when submitting sick leaves(Which by the way, they're obliged to accept).
All of that pales to the fact that the whole attendance isn't working. If you're going to take attendance for 300+ students, at le