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OU student describes teacher in essay: ‘Tall, blond, stacked’

February 14, 2012

Rochester—Being a guy is tough because the male brain is clogged by thoughts of sex most of his life, a 56-year-old student wrote in an assignment at Oakland University that has since led to his suspension.

In a journal entry inspired by the Van Halen rock band song, "Hot For Teacher," Joseph Corlett described his English lecturer: "Tall, blond, stacked, skirt, heels, fingernails, smart, articulate, smile. I am toast but I stay...