If our students are burdened with oppressive loans, why do so many university rec centers look like five-star spas?—Victor Davis Hansen
Monthly Archives For April 2012
Student cell phones and cars are indistinguishable from those of the faculty.—Victor Davis Hansen
Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law student who challenged the Catholic university’s right to refuse to provide contraceptives in its insurance coverage, is still attempting to get the Jesuit school to change its policy.
There is a war on women but it is not being perpetrated by the Catholic Church. Rather, the religious aggression comes from an aspect of radical Islam that textbooks treat with respect, if they address it at all.
Both presidential candidates have endorsed making more money available for college loans. They may want to contemplate whether they are solving a crisis or contributing to one.
A free market economist, and an academic no less, shows how the best lessons on how economics works frequently are learned outside the academy, and references two economists not given enough class time in most academies.
In what may be a sad commentary on the state of public education, research shows real-live instructors in a dead heat with computers for the hearts and minds of students.
Policy makers in Washington are ignoring basic human reality in restructuring the military, a veteran defense analyst who teaches at the U. S. Navy’s post-graduate school claims.
Now it’s Barack Obama’s turn at bat at the department of Education and we are looking at more expensive strikeouts.
The late James Burnham noted that, “For the Left, the preferred enemy is always on the right.” Academics demonstrate this tendency, even when the cause of the problems they decry may lie on their own side of the political fence.