Recent Articles

Charlotte Simmons Comes Out

, Larry Scholer

Tom Wolfe’s latest novel, I am Charlotte Simmons, misses the top-down politically correct ambience in higher education today but catches some of the spiritual drift among collegians in his tale of college life, experts on the subject concluded.

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College Students Find Religion

, Larry Scholer

A growing number of students are responding to the increasingly secular, even pagan, nature of most colleges and universities by a taking a walk, to a more religious institution of higher learning.

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Crime of Thought at LeMoyne

, Sherrie Gossett

The Thought Police have made an arrest at Le Moyne College. According to this article, Syracuse college student Scott McConnell, has been expelled from Le Moyne College over an essay he received an A- on. All because he touted a very untrendy view: corporal punishment in schools.

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Little Churchills

, Malcolm A. Kline

Americans were understandably upset to learn that University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill compared the victims who died in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center to “Little Eichmans,” likening them to the infamous Nazi war criminal. These same Americans should know that there are a platoon of “Little Churchills” in colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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Wrestling with Title IX

, Shannon Blosser

For more than 30 years, Title IX of the Education Amendments has been heralded as the reason for the increase in the number of women’s athletic programs across the country and providing opportunities for women like Mia Hamm to compete on the college level.

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The Big Chill

, Malcolm A. Kline

Two veteran professors from both coasts gave Campus Report radio listeners an idea of the chill on free speech of politically correct norms in academia particularly on issues relating in any way to race.

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Recent Articles

Night of the Living RINOs

, Malcolm A. Kline

“At least Nixon didn’t spend his retirement advising his party to have more Watergate scandals.” W. James Antle III, in The American Conservative, on the re-emergence of former President George W. Bush.

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Duke Family Values

, Malcolm A. Kline

Like colleges and universities of old, it its own way, Duke is trying to act “in loco parentis” with an emphasis on the loco part.

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Looking For The Silver Lining

, Thomas Ciesielka

On Monday, November 29, 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court decided not to hear Professor Thomas Klocek’s appeal, bringing an end to his five-year suit against DePaul University for destroying his reputation.

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COLLEGE SCAM?

, Deborah Lambert

A national debate is growing over the importance of a college degree, and how much it helps graduates to live a better life.

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Remedial But Green

, Malcolm A. Kline

With remedial education becoming more of a trend on college campuses every year and employers complaining that new hires lack basic skills, public schools are naturally pursuing grants that will prepare students for environmental activism.

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Not Taxed Enough Already?

, Malcolm A. Kline

A key dividing line between those within the Ivory Tower and those without might be on the issue of taxes: Academics like them while the rest of us clearly don’t.

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