Recent Articles

Cold War at Colgate

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although most Americans credit President Ronald Reagan with winning this country’s Cold War with the former Soviet Union, many universities offer a different spin on the half-century-old conflict, such as the one frequently taught at Colgate University.

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College Quotas Fail Blacks

, Malcolm A. Kline

After three decades of affirmative action in education, American blacks find themselves less likely to go to college than they did before the U. S. Congress made a mid-20th Century correction in civil rights laws, a new study finds.

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Education Reform in the Second Term

, Larry Scholer

After the 2004 election the President remarked that he had earned political capital, and on Monday it became clear that he intended to spend some of it on advancing the education reforms of his first term.

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Ideology: A Mental Straight Jacket

, Abraham Taylor

Many widely respected ideologues willfully ignore reality in support of their agendas, the former executive director of Accuracy in Academia told the audience at a recent luncheon sponsored by Accuracy in Media.

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1+1=?

, Malcolm A. Kline

Those of us who suffered through the old math nevertheless saw the nice, linear relationship between the first numbers that we learned to add and subtract and the checkbooks that we had to balance later in life. Today’s public school students are not always so fortunate.

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The Pope Foundation and other UNC donors

, Shannon Blosser

Should the Pope Foundation agree to fund the proposed Western Civilization program, it would hardly be the first time a private foundation with a noticeable political agenda has ever given money to a program at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Academia vs. the Military, Again

, Malcolm A. Kline

Students, and faculty, who want to serve their country can expect to traverse a metaphoric obstacle course laid out by college administrators before running on a real one for their drill instructors.

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Recent Articles

Y _ _ _

, Deborah Lambert

In a move described as a new “branding strategy,” the YMCA recently decided to change its name to simply the “Y,” which prompted Conan O’Brien to comment that “You know times are tough when even letters are getting laid off.”

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Fact-checking The Elites

, James F. Davis

One of the reasons that Liberals have so many misconceptions about conservatives is that their knowledge of history seems to begin when they get up in the morning.

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STEM Support Doesn’t Compute

, Malcolm A. Kline

Those who most loudly proclaim the need for qualified math and science teachers are literally being challenged on how much they value science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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Modern Day Normans

, Malcolm A. Kline

Not since the Norman conquerors of England published their laws in French, for an English-speaking nation, centuries ago, has there been such contempt for the people’s right to know what laws were being imposed on them.—Thomas Sowell

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Student Loan Bubble

, Deborah Lambert

For years, America has bought into the idea that college degrees are not only badges of honor but must-have tickets that miraculously open doors for the recipients and practically guarantee lucrative careers.

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