Recent Articles

Action Jackson

, Malcolm A. Kline

In Professor Winsome Jackson’s comparative government class at Sierra College, students received 20 bonus points for attending a play not exactly known for its geopolitical insights.

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Another Mad March

, Malcolm A. Kline

While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.

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Ad Hominem Academic

, Malcolm A. Kline

A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire

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Jihad Math

, Sean Grindlay

When the United States government subsidizes Islamic schools abroad, it may be feeding with a hand that gets bitten.

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Academic Hate Crime Hoax

, Sean Grindlay

A California professor who claimed to have been the victim of a “hate crime” was placed on paid leave last month after police determined that she herself had been the perpetrator.

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Banished Barbie

, Vani Murthy

In a curious approach to mathematical education, a seventh-grade teacher in Michigan has students measure Barbie’s waist and bust and compare her proportions to their own.

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Recent Articles

High Rolling on Hudson

, Malcolm A. Kline

St. John’s University President “describes himself as a ‘Brooklyn guy,’ suggesting a naivete about the high-rolling lives of Saudi princes and other money men who have given prolifically to St. John’s over the years.”~Chronicle of…

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Getting Less For More

, Malcolm A. Kline

Academia has to be the one sector in American life over the past half century in which the portions have become diluted while the costs have gone through the roof.

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Following Money: NYU Scandal

, Accuracy in Academia

“The central but by no means sole figure in this scandal is Jacob J. Lew, the Obama administration’s new Treasury secretary, who worked at N.Y.U. in the early 2000s for a salary that eventually reached $900,000, larger even than Dr. Sexton’s at the time.”—NYU Sociologist Jeff Goodwin

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Bad As It Gets

, Malcolm A. Kline

Author M. Stanton Evans got an early lesson in his law of inadequate paranoia: “No matter how bad you think things are, when you look into them you find that they are a lot worse.”

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Academic Needs Conservative Education

, Malcolm A. Kline

When academics attempt to understand conservatism, they prove the wisdom of that old adage: Never let college interfere with your education. “Contemporary conservatism is based around one simple myth: those at the top deserve to…

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Another Bubble: Law Schools

, Malcolm A. Kline

Apparently, we’re living in the age of bubbles—housing, financial, etc. The only thing they don’t have is their own reality show. The next one is about to burst all over the legal profession.

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