Recent Articles

Foothill Professor Responds

, Joseph A. Woolcock

I have been asked by a number of news and web-based organizations about my interaction in late November 2004 with a Foothill College student Ahmad al-Qloushi. This is my response.

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Community College Bias II: Focus on Foothill

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.”

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College Democrats + One

, George C. Leef

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.

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Abstinence Minus

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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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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Recent Articles

More than equal

, Malcolm A. Kline

“In my law school, we had begun to defend the enemy combatants [in the war on terror] to the point where they had more protections than most Americans do.”—Charles Hill, senior lecturer at Yale in remarks at the Heritage Foundation on November 17, 2011.

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Which came first?

, Malcolm A. Kline

“I’ve had students say, ‘rights come from democracy,’ and I say, ‘No, democracy comes from your rights.’”—Charles Hill, senior lecturer at Yale University in a speech at the Heritage Foundation on November 17, 2011.

 

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Courses To Die For

, Deborah Lambert

Students who are in the mood for a change of pace during their current academic year might think about checking out one of the many bizarre and unusual classes currently being offered on our nation’s campuses.

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Classical Education

, Charles G. Mills

The content of the standard education changes from generation to generation, but seldom, if ever, has it deteriorated as it did in the twentieth century.

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Academia’s American Flag Phobia

, Malcolm A. Kline

Perhaps one reason that American flags are harder to find on campus than off is that university officials fear that exposure to Old Glory might inspire students to engage in extreme behavior—like voting for the GOP.

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