Recent Articles

Religion at the AFA

, Amy Davis

There is some religious bias at The United States Air Force Academy witnesses told a congressional committee. But would their policies endanger freedom to worship?

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Ball State Babylon

, Malcolm A. Kline

A college or university’s geographic location in America’s heartland may not lead to a moderate balance among its faculty or in its course offerings.

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Do Not Laugh At My Course

, Lindalyn Kakadelis

It should surprise no one that the latest educational fad making waves across the country is just another repackaged, touchy-feely program designed to bolster self-esteem.

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California School Gives Good News to Clubs

, Mathew D. Staver

Following a lawsuit on behalf of the Good News Club, which is sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship, the Chico Unified School District repealed its policy under which the District charged higher facilities usage fees to religious groups than to secular groups. The higher fees eventually forced the Good News Clubs to stop meeting.

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Evangelicals and USAFA Get Bum Rap

, William A. Donahue

Before a House Armed Services subcommittee former U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) chaplain MeLinda Morton, a Lutheran minister, accused the school of having a ‘pervasive and systemic climate of religious intolerance.’

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Gag Orders at UC Santa Cruz

, Tammi Rossman-Benjamin

Last March, Itamar Marcus, the director of Palestinian Media Watch, spoke at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He was one in a series of speakers brought to the university by a small group of university faculty, students and community members seeking to redress the imbalance of ideas about Israel and the Jews.

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Statement a Victory for Academic Freedom

, Jon Sanders

Last week the American Council on Education released a “Statement on Academic Rights and Responsibilities,” endorsed by dozens of affiliated groups, including the American Association of University Professors, Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, and others.

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Recent Articles

Generally & Particularly Irate

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Americans are not only against government spending in the abstract but against each particular instance of it in the last two years.”—Claremont McKenna scholar William Voegeli at Hillsdale College Capitol Hill lunch on October 1, 2010

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Academic Amnesia on the 1990s

, Malcolm A. Kline

In even-numbered years, political science professors are frequently called upon by the media to offer their thoughts on national elections, although they may not be as well-versed as they should be on history, of even the more recent variety.

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Campus Obmamania Over?

, Deborah Lambert

While the White House might argue the point, it appears that the epidemic of Obamamania that swept across the nation’s college campuses a couple of years ago ended before the midterm elections.

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