Georgetown, a Jesuit university which refuses to provide contraceptive coverage in accordance with its catholic designation, is inviting as a speaker the federal official who is most determined to make them do so—U. S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius.
Monthly Archives For May 2012
Students, faculty, and the administration at Georgetown University have missed two opportunities to fully embrace their Catholic identity— and we’re just talking this semester.
Perhaps because their own financial needs are so well taken care of, most professors seldom explore a topic of consuming interest to those of us outside campus walls.
Schools such as Rutgers University and the University of California Berkley have had lawsuits filed against them due to hateful activity directed toward Jewish students and faculty that has ensued on their campuses.
“Why is it that the language of allegory, once generally understood by our culture as a whole, has been banished from our nation’s sacred sites so completely that one needs to spot naïve roadside memorials to find unambiguous statements of grief and love?”— Michael J. Lewis, the Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art at Williams
Pro-life students often find themselves to be a beleaguered lot, and not just on Catholic campuses.
Is that a metaphor?
Two law school professors recently broke with prevailing academic orthodoxies to declare that states requiring doctor’s to share information from ultrasounds with patients contemplating abortions were acting legally.
In his book, Battle for Our Minds: Western Elites and the Terror Threat, Michael Widlanski points out how political correctness is hindering the American battle against Islamic terror.
“There is a myth that low-skilled immigration is good for the economy and yet in areas where there are no low-skilled workers, their laws get mowed and the dishes in their restaurants get cleaned.”—Barry Chiswick, George Washington University economist at the Cato Institute on April 26, 2012