The cultural disconnect between academia and the overall population never ceases to amaze. Yesterday “Pennywise”—the nom de plume for a Humanities professor who composes for The Chronicle of Higher Education—wrote about how much he loves tax day and the redistribution of wealth.
Articles By: Bethany Stotts
At the University of Maryland an alleged case of student-on-police violence turned out to be quite the opposite, reported the Washington Post on April 13. Recently-released video footage instead shows three police officers in riot gear attacking an unarmed student.
In a recent American Enterprising Institute (AEI) Education Outlook, Senior Fellow Frederick Hess suggests that the K-12 system should adopt “Greenfield” schooling practices in order to enhance educational entrepreneurship.
Speakers at a recent Georgetown University event argued that the legalization of gay marriage in Washington, D.C. was done with the influence of religious groups, and therefore debunked the myth of “gay versus God.”
2010 graduates majoring in the liberal arts got more bad job market news last week with the release of the Spring 2010 Salary Survey results.
A teacher’s union in New Jersey included a controversial prayer in its recent memo opposing recently-elected Governor Chris Christie’s (R) proposed budget.
Recently a Canadian teachers’ union defended firebrand Ann Coulter’s right to free expression in light of a letter sent by University of Ottawa Provost Francois Houle.
George Mason University professor Todd Zywicki offered his own interpretation of the financial crisis at a recent CATO Institute event, “Did a Lack of Consumer Protection Cause the Financial Crisis?”
The class of 2014—and other young adults—could face an additional financial burden upon leaving college due to provisions within Obamacare, reports Carla K. Johnson for the Associated Press on March 30.
Affirmative action remains a controversial issue in American society; opponents argue that racial preferences undermine the equal treatment of citizens, while supporters argue that endemic racism requires policies which compensate for long-standing racial inequalities.