The argument that higher education funding stimulates economic growth because more people are getting into the workplace and earning more money, thereby spending more money was kicked on January 14, 2009, at a Cato Institute event.
Monthly Archives For January 2009
Kathleen Kingsbury, in a Daily Beast exclusive, lets college admissions officers tell their personal stories about why some students make the cut and others donâ€™t.
It is hard to imagine what purpose art could have served in a world where every day was largely a struggle to survive until the next day. How did art develop among our ancestors, and what role did it play in their ability to survive and progress?
The Center for American Progress (CAP) released a report last week discussing outgoing President Bush’s “midnight regulations” and how the organization hopes President Barack Obama will respond.
Gator Christian Life (GCL), a religious student organization at the University of Florida, has been invited to return to its former status as a registered student organization.
Scarcely a year goes by in which we do not see another documentary on the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, the American volunteers who traveled to Spain to fight on the side of the government there as it sought to repel the rebel army of Francisco Franco.
Barack Obama’s recent nominations to the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) and other pressures have led some media organizations to question whether an executive order against torture may be one of the new president’s initial policies.
More than two centuries ago, patriots reacted to levies from the British Crown by, literally, throwing the Boston Tea Party. Now, in the new millennium, at least one professor is trying to reverse the inevitable result of that insurrection—in the very state in which the original rebellion occurred.
January 20th is Inauguration Day for President Barack Obama, and Professor Andrew William Smith will certainly be among those celebrating this historic occasion.
As the season approaches when we load up on Thin Mints, we might want to ask ourselves what happened to the group that sells them.