This week the Huffington Post launched its “College” section. One section of the site focuses on “Majoring in Debt” and provides stories from college students about their experiences with student loan debt.
In the real world, businesses expand when profits do. In academia, colleges and universities, such as George Washington University, just expand.
A school district in suburban Philadelphia gave out MacBook laptops to “all high school students” which contained a security feature allowing the school to remotely activate the laptops’ webcams, Lower Merion School District Superintendent Dr. Christopher McGinley admitted yesterday.
Employers may have “shed,” as the Washington Post put it, 20,000 jobs in January alone but, fear not, the “green economy” will replace a fraction of them, with universities poised to make the delivery.
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., showed why he is one of the educated elite when he pointed out that the record snowstorm that hit the Capital should not deter lawmakers from doing something about global warming.
Could the problem with the unemployment rate in the United States be that it affects the wrong people?
Last week University of Alabama at Huntsville professor Amy Bishop allegedly fatally shot three colleagues at a faculty meeting and wounded others. The Boston Globe reported on Feb. 13 that Bishop had fatally shot her brother 24 years ago; the resulting Massachusetts State Police investigative report classified the shooting as accidental.
Earlier this month Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel installed its first pagan chaplain, Mary Hudson, “in line with its goal of being more inclusive of all religions on campus,” reports The Daily Orange on Feb. 14.
With evidence mounting that abstinence education helps prevent all of the maladies that government and school officials claim that they want to protect us from, these worthies are doing their utmost to give us…even more of the same policies that produced those outcomes in the first place.
The constitutional literacy of our educated, elite, elected class should cause us to question their educations, elections and, for that matter, class. Just listen to how some of our best and brightest on Capitol Hill answered a question posed by the Cybercast News Service (CNS).