I suspect that Ramadan chose to come to the US because his numerous gaffes have shown his real face in Europe.
Although the American Civil Liberties Union and its hand-maidens have been doing their level best to keep the Christmas spirit extinguished, the Catholic League reports that the spirit of the season is alive and well.
We are reminded in December by television commercials and billboards that this time of year, people not only celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah but also the African feast of Kwanzaa. But how African, or for that matter, how African-American is Kwanzaa?
In order to major in journalism, students must take two prerequisites, one of which is Cultural and Historical Foundations Communication. Those who expect a course in the history of journalism will be disappointed.
Penn State alumni urging the school’s president, Graham Spanier, to fire iconic college football coach Joe Paterno over the Nittany Lions recent losses may want to look at a bigger loser in University Park—the academic program.
Accuracy in Academia’s executive director, Malcolm A. Kline, has an article in USA TODAY about the less-than-African roots of Kwanzaa.
Rod Paige reflected on his tenure at the Department of Education and asserted the importance of continuing the reforms of the past four years
The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History traces America’s history from the pilgrims to the Clinton years, drawing on some rarely seen historical quotations.
The material covered in Western Civ is not important only for one’s academic foundation, but also for the understanding of culture and one’s place in that culture.
Although most Americans credit President Ronald Reagan with winning this country’s Cold War with the former Soviet Union, many universities offer a different spin on the half-century-old conflict, such as the one frequently taught at Colgate University.
Nearly half the states have more public school staff than they have teachers.
“I think the party was a drag on him more than he was on the party.” New York Times columnist David Brooks on 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney, at Harvard late last year.
“I will continue to write that the Republican Party should give up on those tactics that focus on voter suppression and find ways to appeal to black and brown voters instead.” Atlanta-Journal Constitution columnist Cynthia Tucker at Harvard last year, ignoring the suppression of military ballots by the Obama Administration, many of them to “black and brown voters.”
Public figures who proclaim their fealty to the public good generally want to minimize their contact with the masses.
Two instructors from Colorado State University (CSU) taught a course in which they encouraged incarcerated women to express themselves, specifically at a local jail and “a teen girls’ group at a residential youth and family rehabilitation center.”
For Lent, Catholics give something up. Perhaps academia could show some of the tolerance it gives itself credit for by easing up on the Catholic-bashing it engages in annually.
Youth, like age, hath its privileges, and one of them seems to be the right to not think too far ahead.
In the academic and political worlds in which our laws are incubated and passed, there is one statute scholars and politicos routinely ignore: the law of unintended consequences.
On his February 14 show, in order to hype the controversy and his own ratings, O’Reilly introduced Hill as “Dr. Marc Lamont Hill,” a professor at Columbia University in New York City, and “an ardent liberal guy, and that’s fine.”
The University of Missouri’s “Guide to Religion” includes nearly 10 Wiccan and Pagan observances that professors are asked to consider when scheduling homework or tests.