Recent Articles

Another Mad March

, Malcolm A. Kline

While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.

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Action Jackson

, Malcolm A. Kline

In Professor Winsome Jackson’s comparative government class at Sierra College, students received 20 bonus points for attending a play not exactly known for its geopolitical insights.

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Jihad Math

, Sean Grindlay

When the United States government subsidizes Islamic schools abroad, it may be feeding with a hand that gets bitten.

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Ad Hominem Academic

, Malcolm A. Kline

A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire

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Academic Hate Crime Hoax

, Sean Grindlay

A California professor who claimed to have been the victim of a “hate crime” was placed on paid leave last month after police determined that she herself had been the perpetrator.

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Banished Barbie

, Vani Murthy

In a curious approach to mathematical education, a seventh-grade teacher in Michigan has students measure Barbie’s waist and bust and compare her proportions to their own.

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