A new book called Men to Boys by history professor Gary Cross, compares the current generation of young men with the post-World War II generation, and children raised in the 1960s.
Monthly Archives For December 2008
Readers of this publication might not be surprised to find that some academics didn’t take too well to Independent Senator Joe Lieberman’s (Conn.) decision to campaign on behalf of the Republican candidate this year. Even after Barack Obama’s election success, some professors feel the need to continue to vent their distaste for Lieberman.
The staff of Accuracy in Academia and campusreportonline.net wishes you and yours the Merriest of Christmases and the happiest of New Years!
In the light of John Podesta’s position as one of Barack Obama’s top three transition team leaders and the central role the Center for American Progress (CAP) is likely to have in molding the next administration’s policies, some might ask what this think-tank’s influential position will mean for the War on Terror.
American academics have mustered more support for Weather Underground alum and tenured professor Bill Ayers than they ever have for the country which they work in.
Expanding the availability of student loans and grants at this time might just ensure that students can still get their degrees without actually causing schools to charge less for college.
One of the oddities of modern-day Catholic higher education, particularly in institutions run by Jesuit priests, is that Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues seems to be more ubiquitous on such campuses than Nativity scenes or Crucifixes.
On December 15, thirty prominent academic associations lobbied Congress for the inclusion of funds for schools in the upcoming economic stimulus bill, adding higher education to other industries looking for federal aid in the midst of the economic turndown.
Eleven-year-old Andrew White wrote a poem about Christmas but received a deduction at school for writing about Jesus.
We are posting the last column filed by Paul Weyrich, a veteran journalist and a great American.