A campaign worker relates the hazards of working the crowd at a University of Iowa (UI) home game.
It appeared as if the campuses of Boston University and others nearby had emptied and the students collectively converged on the large intersection for a victory rally. It quickly turned ugly.
Look to your right, look to your left. One out of three high school students may not graduate, an education analyst at a Washington, D. C. think-tank found.
A perspective on increasingly rare occurences on college campuses.
Students and parents who think that they will find a conservative school south of the Mason Dixon line might want to rethink that assumption.
Symbolically stiffing the nearly 8,000 students in Utah’s McKay Events Center, Michael Moore began his speech 52 minutes late.
Although two-thirds of colleges and universities have speech codes, administrators reveal their biases in enforcing them.
Author Jim Nelson Black undertook an investigation of the politically correct, but factually less so, biases on campus today and published his research in the book Freefall of the American University.
‘Twas a time when young men and women graduated from the readin’, writin’ and ‘rithmetic of high school to the Great Works that awaited them in college, but what awaits today’s high school graduates?
When English professor Clifton Snider assigns his class an argument paper, he already knows the side of the question that he wants to hear.
The culture you get at cultural meetings nowadays is of the popular variety.
If you want to know what academics admire most in each other, spend some time listening to them share their enthusiasms.
Obama may have won a second term in November, but that doesn’t mean that everyone is 100% satisfied and that includes the members of the Modern Language Association.
At the Modern Language Association (MLA) 2013 meeting in Boston, a professor claimed the existence of a “textbook describing slavery as a TransAtlantic trade triangle” but when asked to provide a title, she offered none.
At the recent Modern Language Association convention Keith Spencer from Carnegie Mellon University presented his paper “Class, Race and the ‘Common Man’: Interviews with Occupy Pittsburgh” and the results shouldn’t come as a shock to conservatives or anyone else who closely watched the Occupy movement.
While the move to make English the official language in the United States grows throughout the U. S., some academics regret that it is the first one in America.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been called many things but he may soon become a business ethics course. Kathleen V. Willis of Indiana University-Purdue University, Columbus, is exploring the possibility of doing so.
“Similarly, in high academe, the philosophy of sex and love, not to mention the long history of social-science research on sexuality, from Kinsey to the present, occupies solid, reputable ground.”— Carlin Romano, professor of philosophy and humanities at Ursinus College and author of America the Philosophical (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012).
At the 2013 Modern Language Association meeting of English professors in Boston, nary a word was spoken against the president. Yet and still, one of his policies came in for some surprising criticism.
Find out what happens when a university lets students have their way with the school Facebook page.