When President Bush called for “strengthening community colleges” in his State of the Union Address, we pointed out that these grassroots institutions of higher learning may already be as politically biased as their supposedly elite counterparts. What we have learned since seems to bear out a maxim of veteran journalist and author M. Stanton Evans, “No matter how bad you think that things are, they’re worse.”
Just three months after his campaign to become the Vice President of the United States ended, former Senator John Edwards has been given a new job that seems designed to keep him, at least occasionally, in the public eye.
Widely-used sex education courses advertised as “comprehensive” give fleeting tributes to the value of abstaining from sexual intercourse while providing elaborate descriptions of how to practice contraception, a recent study by the Heritage Foundation shows.
Increasing the size of Pell Grants may make college more expensive, according to a new report from the Cato Institute, a Washington, DC think tank.
Two stories on back to back pages in The Daily Pennsylvanian may have more to do with each other than the newspaper’s editor ever imagined.
Though opinions of Ronald Reagan tempered after his death in August, many historians and textbooks continue to diminish his legacy.
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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.
To get an idea of just how factually inaccurate classroom lectures can be, just take a look at the books that accompany them.
North Carolina students looking for a free ride need only to gain acceptance at the state’s selective governor’s school.
When a veteran journalist tries to help his son apply to college and then writes up the experience, you get a riveting memoir that is also a much needed exposé.
On Monday morning, one University of Iowa professor had three words to say to those conservative students at her university.
A group of College Republicans at the University of California-Merced recently made a video in which they asked fellow students who support redistribution of wealth if they would support redistribution of GPA points.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— John W. Whitehead, president of The Rutherford Institute, is warning school officials in the Albemarle County Public Schools against failing to respect the constitutional rights of its students and their parents, particularly in regards to their Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures by government agents.
One of the nation’s premier journalism graduate programs is facing a credibility crisis over one of the programs it showcases on its website.
Two academics writing in The Chronicle Review offer a more clear-eyed assessment of the Muslim Brotherhood than most intellectuals have offered. Unfortunately, they go on to equate it with the Catholic Church.
If America is to retain its prestige in the rapidly expanding global economy, our business schools are going to have to get serious.
Academics may be increasingly reluctant to recognize Christmas but they do notice it.
Catholic Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry welcomes visitors to its campus with a statue of Gandhi. Has the Church run out of saints?
Catholic high school graduates hoping to continue their education in institutions of higher learning affiliated with the Mother Church might be surprised by what they find.