Recent Articles

CINO Again

, Malcolm A. Kline

One would think that the College of the Holy Cross (HC) would actually have one of the religious artifacts on display but the only one we could find on the web site was attached to an “o” that is the symbol of the women’s studies program at the Worcester, Mass. School, and of the feminist movement itself.

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Squeaky Chalk

, Deborah Lambert

Commas, periods and question marks are the latest targets of the PC police, the New York City junior high school National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has chosen sides in the cultural debate over homosexuality in the schools, Kentucky’s educational leaders are more concerned with overweight students than academic performance

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For the Children?

, Michael Reitz

Their slogan is “Great Public Schools for Every Child.” At its 143rd annual convention, the National Education Association (NEA) offered up a few novel approaches to achieve this goal. Mike Reitz, director of the Labor Policy Center at the Evergreen Freedom Foundation, shares some of the proposals that came up at the NEA’s recent convention.

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AIA Bestows Little Churchills

, Malcolm A. Kline

At its 20th anniversary dinner, Accuracy in Academia will make its first annual presentation of its Little Churchill awards, named after Ward not Winston, for dubious academic achievement.

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A Touch of the Poet

, Malcolm A. Kline

Even First Amendment absolutists should question whether any university would countenance Giovannian ad-libs offered by speakers who hold diametrically opposite political views.

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Blacklist at IU Law

, Malcolm A. Kline

When William C. Bradford refused to sign a petition supporting the University of Colorado’s (UC) Ward Churchill, the Indiana University law school professor was described as “uncollegial” by colleagues.

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Recent Articles

Horowitz on Liberals

, Accuracy in Academia

“Conservatives look at leftists and see them as misguided. Liberals look at us and see us as evil.”

—Author and activist David Horowitz at Hillsdale College’s First Fridays, First Principles breakfast on Capitol Hill on July 9, 2010.

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Default U

, Bethany Stotts

Student loan default rates are much higher than government data originally suggest, reports Kelly Field for the Chronicle of Higher Education on July 11.

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Scholars Raise Arizona’s Consciousness

, Ashley Thorne

PRINCETON, NJ (July 16, 2010)—This fall, Arizona voters must choose whether to vote for the Arizona Civil Rights Initiative (AzCRI). The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has submitted an official argument in favor of AzCRI.

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Quotas on Common Sense

, Malcolm A. Kline

After saving the quota over merit system at the University of Michigan, Lee C. Bollinger went on to Columbia University to preserve its traditions. Unfortunately, he’s succeeding.

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What Would Elena Do?

, Emily Jaroma

AJC: The debate regarding whether international law should play a contributing role in deciding Supreme Court cases has sparked national interest and concern.

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