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Iowa Indoctrination

, Larry Scholer

In order to major in journalism, students must take two prerequisites, one of which is Cultural and Historical Foundations Communication. Those who expect a course in the history of journalism will be disappointed.

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Nittany Nonsense

, Malcolm A. Kline

Penn State alumni urging the school’s president, Graham Spanier, to fire iconic college football coach Joe Paterno over the Nittany Lions recent losses may want to look at a bigger loser in University Park—the academic program.

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Cold War at Colgate

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although most Americans credit President Ronald Reagan with winning this country’s Cold War with the former Soviet Union, many universities offer a different spin on the half-century-old conflict, such as the one frequently taught at Colgate University.

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College Quotas Fail Blacks

, Malcolm A. Kline

After three decades of affirmative action in education, American blacks find themselves less likely to go to college than they did before the U. S. Congress made a mid-20th Century correction in civil rights laws, a new study finds.

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Education Reform in the Second Term

, Larry Scholer

After the 2004 election the President remarked that he had earned political capital, and on Monday it became clear that he intended to spend some of it on advancing the education reforms of his first term.

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