Recent Articles

Duquesne Downer

, Don Irvine

Normally one would expect that when attending a Catholic university that that the school would follow the teachings of the church on issues of abortion, homosexuality etc…

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Catholic Evolution?

, Malcolm A. Kline

On the face of it, Catholic teaching would seem to be as compatible with Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution as classical music devotees would be with the audience at a grunge rock concert, but there has been a rapprochement over the course of the past decade.

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National History Day Bias

, Kiera M. McCaffrey

On August 1, Catholic League president William Donohue wrote to Cathy Gorn, executive director of National History Day (NHD), about the contents of a flier promoting its 2006 program.

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DeForrestation

, Malcolm A. Kline

When professors go outside their subject areas, the results are usually not pretty. Take the case of philosophy professor Barbara Forrest, called on to challenge the scientific theory of intelligent design in fora academic and legal.

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First Amendment Cliques

, Malcolm A. Kline

Conservative and libertarian professors and students find themselves up against the wall when defending their free speech rights largely because of the so-called guardians of academic freedom.

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Blue Devils

, Don Irvine

According to some recently published data, educators at many of the nation’s top colleges and universities are heavy donors to Democratic candidates.

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Recent Articles

Meals, Toilets, and Marx

, Cliff Kincaid

A campus conservative at UC Davis was so disgusted by slanted coverage of the Occupy movement that he reached out to Fox News and provided the channel a video showing police officers being surrounded by protesters after dismantling an illegal tent site.

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Radical Reforms From Inside Academe

, Malcolm A. Kline

Recently, from inside of academia, veterans of academe have made proposals for reforming higher education that may be among the most far-reaching of any to come from colleges and universities in many a decade.

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OWS Goes Uptown

, Malcolm A. Kline

Fresh from Occupying Wall Street, demonstrators are training their sights on the City University of New York which is planning on raising tuition.

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Loans Down The Hatch

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Should teenagers who are too young to drink be allowed to take out five-figure loans?”— Eric Hoover in The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2, 2011.

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Of Unicorns and Universities

, Malcolm A. Kline

“One might sooner see a herd of unicorns march down Wall Street that a world where student loans are interest-free.” Eric Hoover in The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2, 2011.

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Killing Lincoln, Sensationally

, Spencer Irvine

As an amateur Civil War buff, having walked the hallowed battlegrounds of Gettysburg and Antietam, I greatly appreciate any best-selling book that discusses one of our nation’s greatest triumphs: the American Civil War.

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Dr. Feelgood, USA

, Malcolm A. Kline

When academics help to craft a law, they can take a leave of absence to shepherd it through Congress, then go back to class to proclaim its virtues. The rest of us get to live under the statute.

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