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Is Higher Education a Leisure Pool?

, Malcolm A. Kline

A group called College Rank has helpfully compiled a list of colleges with the best leisure pools in academe, some replete with lazy rivers. “Recreational facilities and amenities have become a major part of the…

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On Poverty, Obama Shows Poor Judgment

, Tony Perkins

These days, it wouldn’t be a presidential appearance without some gratuitous Christian-bashing. And at yesterday’s roundtable on poverty, President Obama didn’t disappoint. During the panel discussion at Georgetown University, President Obama took the common goal…

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No-Fault Divorce a Huge Problem

, Spencer Irvine

In a recent lecture at the Family Research Council (FRC), Ryan McPherson, an associate professor of history at Bethany Lutheran College, claimed that no-fault divorces played a pivotal role in the culture wars. Even though…

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Anti-Semitism on Campus 2015

, Malcolm A. Kline

It’s sad that we have to do an annual recap on this topic. It’s even sadder that we could do more frequent updates. The Amcha Intiative at the University of California, led by the estimable…

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Kiss of Debt

, Nick Kowalski

Beth Akers of the Brookings Institution, co-author of controversial research on the status of student loans, downplays the significance of the more than $1.3 trillion in debts held by Americans. “Debt is increasing steadily across…

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Pre-K Progressive Push

, Nick Kowalski

On a panel promoting pre-Kindergarten programs at a conference recently in Austin, Texas, a pair of government officials–one local, one federal–made their case. Representing the City of New York, Richard Buery suggested that employing universal…

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