Courtesy of the College Fix.
Articles By: Deborah Lambert
Is it an idea whose time has come?
While the NEA’s activist plans failed to take root in a Wisconsin second grade class, one of the most effective formulas for propagandizing children outside of school is through the movies.
Proving that it’s never too early to sign up new recruits for the cause, the NEA recently offered a $5,000 “Learning and Leadership Grant to two Wisconsin teachers.
Rachel Vermillion, a student at Brigham Young University, recently went through an embarrassing experience when she was banned from re-entering her exam center for wearing skinny jeans.
In a departure from traditional classroom fare, Georgetown University students might have to bring “woofers and turntables to class” this semester instead of books, according to the College Fix, which reported that the school is offering an academic course about Rapper Jay-Z.
One of the trends that’s recently taken hold in academia is the focus on deconstructing/or and elevating pop culture icons into objects worthy of serious academic study.
When the Modern Language Association, America’s largest association of English professors, demonstrates a sudden concern for the rising debt level of college students as they did in a recent issue of Inside Higher Education, these sentiments bear closer scrutiny.
A student publication at a college in Kelowna, British Columbia reported that a local shoe store has an unusual holiday display this year.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker may have singlehandedly ignited the 2011 war on Christmas.