School districts may not charge discriminatory fees to Christian groups for using school facilities just because they have a religious affiliation. Equal access under the First Amendment means equal treatment across the board.
Paul Krugman is a columnist who never passes up an opportunity to throw jabs at those Americans whom he dislikes, a set that comprises anyone who doesn’t accept his big-government philosophy.
The City of Boston will soon announce a settlement with the family of Victoria Snelgrove, the Emerson College student who was killed by a pepper pellet shot following the ALCS.
Once again, Accuracy in Academia covers a case of academic freedom denied that the AAUP ignores.
If school boards across the country find themselves at war with parents, they might be under siege because of the bullseye that they have metaphorically painted on their backs.
Bucknell Women’s Resource Center director Molly Dragiewicz was offered the chance to co-sponsor a speech by American Enterprise Institute scholar Christina Hoff Sommers. Dragiewicz responded by smearing Sommers as “opposed to gender equity” and lacking in “intellectual integrity.”
A new initiative at Colgate has riled both students and alumni supporters of the Greek system.
The elevation of Pope Benedict XVI to the Papal Suite at the Vatican might give some of America’s Catholic colleges and universities the chance to be more than Catholic in Name Only.
Last week UCLA’s Muslim Student Association and United Arab Society sponsored their annual “Justice for Palestine Week,” a four-day anti-Israel lecture series and poster exhibit.
Although he still considers himself an environmentalist, law professor David Schoenbrod’s embrace of free market approaches to protecting the environment are viewed with suspicion in the halls of higher education.
It’s odd watching a group of left-wing academics buck up each other’s spirits after they’ve encountered the cold, cruel world outside academe.
When education reforms are attacked by both the Left and Right, maybe both sides have a good point.
The greatest writers and critics get ironically short shrift at the Modern Language Association’s annual meeting so it is worthy of note when they get their due.
Applying modern day psychology to the masters yields some odd results.
While it is undoubtedly good to reflect upon great literature and works of art, applying mathematical equations to them might be a bit much.
Many have wondered what happened to the anti-war movement since President Bush left office. We think we found it, at the Modern Language Association (MLA).
Although the title of a panel at the Modern Language Association indicated it would be a forum for dissident Iranian artists, the panelists made few claims that the dictatorship there might dispute.
Professors from Stanford, Brigham Young University and University of Colorado at Boulder claimed that massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, are not a threat to their profession, while simultaneously showing their colleagues how they could get in on the action.
Perhaps one of the unfortunate byproducts of the lumping together of English and History under the rubric “Humanities” is that English professors start to think of themselves as historians. When they try to be, they prove that they are not.
The MLA held a panel discussion on American torture policy, according to comic books and popular movies like Zero Dark Thirty or V for Vendetta.