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The Academic XXXstablishment

, Malcolm A. Kline

Making its break from reality official, the American Association of University Professors named as its new chief a college administrator who is famous for sponsoring conferences on sex at a state university.

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College Criminals

, Shannon Blosser

In the span of a month, two killings have shocked the college community at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, leading to questions regarding the UNC system’s admission policies as well as campus security.

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Graduation Day “Diversity”

, Malcolm A. Kline

Last month, commencement-day speakers around the country used the podium to deliver the same sort of political broadsides that students can expect to hear if they tune in to this year’s Democratic convention.

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Academia Nuts

, Malcolm A. Kline

If you had any doubts that higher education in America today is modeled more along the lines of Stalinist techniques than the Socratic method, you won’t after reading Ben Shapiro’s Brainwashed.

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Recent Articles

Go Forth & Multiply

, Malcolm A. Kline

With the decline of basic math skills that they helped to bring about, about the only place that the political Left can multiply is on college campuses.

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The Summer Reeducation Program

, Spencer Irvine

AJC: A study conducted by the National Association of Scholars (NAS) analyzed the college reading lists assigned to incoming freshmen, and found some interesting results. The study covered 180 books and 290 college summer reading programs.

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A Primer on Jihad

, Spencer Irvine

AJC: In the May 27 book event at the Heritage Foundation, author Andrew McCarthy explained the purpose in writing his book, The Great Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America.

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UN Hides Another Decline

, Malcolm A. Kline

Here’s the question: On the heels of Climategate, will the media overlook an effort by the United Nations to hide yet another decline, also aided and abetted by academia?

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Florida First Amendment Update

, Liberty Counsel

Tallahassee, FL—Responding to the gross violation of free speech brought about by the ACLU in the Santa Rosa County School District (District), the Florida legislature passed a law that requires school districts to obtain the consent of staff and students before entering into any agreement that infringes upon or waives their First Amendment rights. The new law takes effect July 1.

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Affirmative Action for Effort

, Malcolm A. Kline

With their genius for expanding failed government programs, academics have concocted a way to apply affirmative action more expansively. Simply put, Richard D. Kahlenberg, in a June 4, 2010 essay in The Chronicle Review suggests that “universities consider how far a student has come as well as what her raw scores are” on the SAT.

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Medicare On Life Supports

, James F. Davis

Commentary: Along with millions of other Americans, I received a glossy letter from the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Kathleen Sebelius, titled “Medicare and the New Health-Care Law—What it Means for You.”

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“Never Google Drunk”

, Bethany Stotts

Commencement is usually a time when the speaker gives encouragement to the college graduates as they head off into the work force and pursue their life dreams. But NBC’s Today Show anchor Ann Curry, this year’s Wheaton College commencement speaker, gave mixed signals, making an embarrassing mistake during her speech.

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