Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline

Beware of Bipartisanship

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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.

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Divestment Double Standard

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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.

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High Tech Illiteracy

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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.

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PC Dead White Guy

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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.

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Ranks Thin At GWU

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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.

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