Recent Articles

Free Muslims March on Washington

, Larry Scholer

While most students hear one view from the Middle Eastern Studies department on their college campuses, another is emerging albeit without the attention that most Middle Eastern Studies departments get.

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Climate Control

, Malcolm A. Kline

Global warming alarmists in academia who seek to extend their influence beyond the controlled environs of their own classrooms are getting help from admiring moviemakers

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For the children?

, Lindalyn Kakadelis

Hang on to your wallets, it’s budget time. Expect K-12 funding, a perennial line item favorite, to continue increasing at a much higher rate than the cost of living.

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Ivy League Ennui

, Larry Scholer

Written as if in a weekend over spring break, Chloe Does Yale is a hot pink and boring fairy tale that chronicles the school days of an insecure coed who moonlights as a sex columnist for the college paper.

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Keystone Kops

, Malcolm A. Kline

Barely two years after a federal judge ordered the school to revise its politically correct speech code, administrators at Shippensburg State University in Pennsylvania remain undaunted, constantly patrolling for insensitivity.

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Federal Judge Halts Course

, Mathew D. Staver

On May 5 United States District Court Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. issued a temporary restraining order against the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education, prohibiting it from implementing the recently adopted controversial health education curriculum.

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Recent Articles

2014, MLA Style

, Accuracy in Academia

Find out what English professors are teaching in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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Marxist Poetry @ the MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

It is one thing to think Marx was a brilliant economist, despite more than a century’s worth of evidence to the contrary. It is quite another to think he was a talented poet.

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Monstrous Thesis @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

It’s hard to say what is more astounding in academe: the projects academics get emotionally attached to or the odd disconnect their finished products have with reality.

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Death of a Study

, Malcolm A. Kline

One of the ironies of the academic tendency to constantly renovate old disciplines is that yesterday’s modernists become today’s “Whatever became of?” question.

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Syracuse Professor Studies Joni Mitchell

, Spencer Irvine

David Yaffe of Syracuse University headlined a sparsely-attended (eight people) panel discussion on “The Seventies in Black and White: A Soundtrack.“ Yaffe said that he and singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell “smoked a joint together” when he was interviewing her.

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