Recent Articles

BLT: Bucknell’s Leftward Tilt

, Sean Grindlay

Conservative students shouldn’t be afraid of being seen as novelties, says Charles Mitchell, president of the Bucknell University Conservatives Club. “If you’re an out-of-the-closet conservative on campus, you’re most likely a novelty anyway.”

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A Primer in Education Waste

, Peter Seabrook

Although federal spending on education has more than quadrupled over the past 40 years, standardized test scores have stagnated or even declined, notes a Cato Institute scholar.

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A Different Look At Women’s Studies

, Meggie Sramek

When the panelists on Accuracy in Academia’s summer conference panel on “women’s studies” took a shot at answering the question, “What do women want?,” they gave answers that few college professors would give an “A” to.

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Grading Teachers’ Unions

, Peter Seabrook

Linda Chavez examines the inner workings of America’s teachers’ unions, whose “ultimate goal,” in the candid words of a former NEA head, is “to tap the legal, political, and economic powers of the U.S. Congress … [to] collect votes to re-order the priorities of the United States of America.”

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Judges With Grudges

, Peter Seabrook

“When a judge goes beyond simply applying a law or constitution according to its original meaning,” says constitutional attorney Gene Schaerr, “and instead pours his own new meaning into it, he or she is engaged in an immoral act.”

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Advice For At-Risk Youth

, Christina Haines

Students can effect change on campuses across the country by combating the liberal biases that so often appear at colleges and universities, say two young conservative leaders.

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America The Regional

, Peter Seabrook

The problem with President Bush’s policy on immigration is that it benefits immigrants who see America not as a melting pot but as a crock of gold, according to a Republican U. S. congressman.

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Recent Articles

Return of Cold War

, Malcolm A. Kline

Those who treat the Cold War as a relic of the past ignore a salient fact: Communist regimes still exist, sometimes with nukes but always with human rights violations.

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Yes We Can Indoctrinate

, Malcolm A. Kline

Education establishment types frequently accuse traditionalists of overkill when they claim that higher education really seeks to indoctrinate even when its denizens pretty much admit that is what they do.

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Affirmative Action For Attitude

, Malcolm A. Kline

No matter what happens on Tuesday, in President Obama, academia has realized its greatest apex of influence, and created a poster child (albeit a middle-aged one) who is the living embodiment of its most monumental failure.

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Missing Boat On Diversity

, Malcolm A. Kline

The latest issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education features a supplement on Diversity In Academe that, like the industry it covers, gives a superficial treatment of the concept, at best.

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Commemorating a Non-Conformist

, Malcolm A. Kline

Just one of the many misconceptions about conservatives, particularly in the academy, is that we all come off of an assembly line. To preserve this fiction, academics prefer to study us from a distance, if at all.

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