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The Academic XXXstablishment

, Malcolm A. Kline

Making its break from reality official, the American Association of University Professors named as its new chief a college administrator who is famous for sponsoring conferences on sex at a state university.

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College Criminals

, Shannon Blosser

In the span of a month, two killings have shocked the college community at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, leading to questions regarding the UNC system’s admission policies as well as campus security.

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Graduation Day “Diversity”

, Malcolm A. Kline

Last month, commencement-day speakers around the country used the podium to deliver the same sort of political broadsides that students can expect to hear if they tune in to this year’s Democratic convention.

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Academia Nuts

, Malcolm A. Kline

If you had any doubts that higher education in America today is modeled more along the lines of Stalinist techniques than the Socratic method, you won’t after reading Ben Shapiro’s Brainwashed.

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Recent Articles

Antisemitism On Campus 2012

, Jocelyn Grecko

Schools such as Rutgers University and the University of California Berkley have had lawsuits filed against them due to hateful activity directed toward Jewish students and faculty that has ensued on their campuses.

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An Allegory For Loss

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Why is it that the language of allegory, once generally understood by our culture as a whole, has been banished from our nation’s sacred sites so completely that one needs to spot naïve roadside memorials to find unambiguous statements of grief and love?”— Michael J. Lewis, the Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art at Williams

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Academics Break Ranks

, Malcolm A. Kline

Two law school professors recently broke with prevailing academic orthodoxies to declare that states requiring doctor’s to share information from ultrasounds with patients contemplating abortions were acting legally.

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Mind War Games

, Jocelyn Grecko

In his book, Battle for Our Minds: Western Elites and the Terror Threat, Michael Widlanski points out how political correctness is hindering the American battle against Islamic terror.

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Lawn-Mowing Myth

, Malcolm A. Kline

“There is a myth that low-skilled immigration is good for the economy and yet in areas where there are no low-skilled workers, their laws get mowed and the dishes in their restaurants get cleaned.”—Barry Chiswick, George Washington University economist at the Cato Institute on April 26, 2012

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Finally, A Useful Degree

, Malcolm A. Kline

While Creative Writing majors are serving coffee and college graduates who majored in various species of “studies” are occupying Wall Street, K Street or any other venue where they can pitch a tent, some institutions are actually offering degrees in fields that look more promising.

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