November 11, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CST
While Sara Chant lectures about arguments from design in her Introduction to Philosophy class, Alexander keeps an eye on the 235 students in the room. "Alexander has taught with me at Florida State and Texas Tech. The students really enjoy having him in class, and sometimes I'll get in trouble if I don't bring him," she said. One of her students met her for office hours a few weeks ago, and was surprised to see Alexander by her side at the office as well. The student asked if 'Xander had separation anxiety. "No, I do," she answered.

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