At U Penn, an ethics in journalism seminar turns into Spin City.
Monthly Archives For November 2005
What happens when public views are distorted by a steady barrage of misinformation and half-truths?
We often ask the question, What would Reed do?
Instead of deciding that the Constitution does not allow governmental entities to treat people differently depending on what racial category they happen to fit into, the U. S. Supreme Court produced a marvel of ambiguity that allows racial preferences to continue, but only so long as the admissions people give the appearance of using race “individualistically” rather than just applying a quota.
Too many students are finding that it is hard to be truly multicultural and learn a second language when you have not been taught how to use your mother tongue.
Each school that participates in the program will be designated a ‘United Nations Global Peace School’ by the U.N.’s Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed
In days of yore, school assemblies gave us a break from heavy-duty note taking and the chance to daydream virtually without penalty. Today, daydreaming may be something that you can get extra credit for.
Organizers had hoped to hold that the Wold Can’t Wait walkout and protest in more than 70 cities, 45 colleges and 75 high schools but looking at the reports on their websites they fell far short of those goals as well as the total number of demonstrators.
While most Americans made their minds up about Osama bin Laden after the September 11, 2001 attacks upon the United States, academics are still grappling with their views of the terrorist leader and his followers four years after the 9/11 massacres.
There is nothing guaranteed to put your school on the map faster than getting involved in a battle over animal rights.