Even at the collegiate level, it is a good idea to look carefully at proposals that are “bipartisan,” such as the proposed increase in student fees at George Washington University here that students there recently rejected in an online vote that both the College Democrats and College Republicans supported.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
Looked at one way, it is somewhat surprising that academics have become advocates of open immigration.
In promoting their latest cause, liberals have managed to enlist a member of a small group getting smaller by the year—conservatives in academia.
Look for the latest documentary from self-described gadfly Michael Moore to make the rounds of American college campuses in the not-so-distant future.
University administrators have long advocated pulling their endowment funds out of investments that benefit countries that the elites find odious yet while they have divested themselves of holdings in nations such as South Africa or Israel, they are reluctant to pull their chips out of Iran, no matter how many terrorist watch lists U. S. government agencies put the regime on.
At the same time that American students are becoming more and more technologically adept, they are increasingly less and less likely to possess rudimentary capabilities, data from the National School Boards Association (NSBA) indicates.
Believe it or not, we came across some outside-the-box academic research that does not look that bad.
Once again, Republican officials have helped to pave the way for a pet project of the overwhelmingly left-wing educational establishment—all-day kindergarten.
Believe it or not, there is at least one deceased Caucasian man of letters still revered in academia—playwright Arthur Miller, whose dramas attacked both capitalism and the American way of life even while he personally benefited from both.
Colleges and universities rarely teach cause and effect anymore and it shows. Consider: George Washington University’s drop in the U. S. News rankings on the heels of its student government wrist slap of its former president for the kind of behavior that drives Republican lawmakers out of office.