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.
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.
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.
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.
Given the Court’s failure to clarify the constitutionality of racial preferences, the issue continues to roil nationwide.
Liberals truly believe everyone who has any intelligence at all must think exactly as they do…or they need see a shrink.
As Dr. Cheri Yecke shows in her study, “Kids, Schools, and Politics: Protecting the Integrity of Taxpayer Resources,” teacher-union politicking does not begin when the school day ends.
Campus Report’s “Squeaky Chalk” columnist reviews the Summers’ controversy and the war for fun.
You can get an idea of what conservatives on America’s college campuses are up against by looking at a recent want ad posted on the University of Tennessee at Knoxville site.
Darwinism has severe problems in both its validity and its ramifications. But seldom do these problems surface, and rarely are they taught in the educational system.
Although universities have long been envisaged as incubators of new ideas, in actuality they usually provide life support to concepts long-time passed.
A government watchdog group has criticized at least one federal education scholarship program.
Academia has to be the one sector in American life over the past half century in which the portions have become diluted while the costs have gone through the roof.
“The central but by no means sole figure in this scandal is Jacob J. Lew, the Obama administration’s new Treasury secretary, who worked at N.Y.U. in the early 2000s for a salary that eventually reached $900,000, larger even than Dr. Sexton’s at the time.”—NYU Sociologist Jeff Goodwin
Author M. Stanton Evans got an early lesson in his law of inadequate paranoia: “No matter how bad you think things are, when you look into them you find that they are a lot worse.”
When academics attempt to understand conservatism, they prove the wisdom of that old adage: Never let college interfere with your education. “Contemporary conservatism is based around one simple myth: those at the top deserve to…
Apparently, we’re living in the age of bubbles—housing, financial, etc. The only thing they don’t have is their own reality show. The next one is about to burst all over the legal profession.
Perhaps today’s “thought leaders” would think more clearly if they spent more time studying the thinkers of the past.
“Every radical movement of the Twentieth Century was a triumph of the will over reason.”—Paul Rahe, professor of History, Hillsdale College.
Interestingly, when academia tries to rebut claims of bias, they wind up buttressing them.