A recent Cato Institute poll shows Republicans, at least those surveyed by the libertarian think tank, and average voters are at odds with each other on the NFL controversy.
If politics makes strange bedfellows, what does academia make?
There’s actually some uncharacteristic diversity among law school professors on this question, as recounted on Campus Reform. Maybe it’s because, like the 17 percent of fans who stopped buying tickets just last week, they don’t watch football.
For about a century, intellectuals, especially those who teach, have been looking for philosopher kings. When the objects of their affections turn out to be thugs, they rarely admit it.
A controversy made waves when a librarian named Liz Phipps Soeiro rejected Dr. Seuss-written books donated to the library where she works from First Lady Melania Trump.
When professors join in the fun, as happened recently at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, it may well tip the balance, for better or for worse.
Berkeley is creating a financial version of the heckler’s veto, and it must be rejected.
When old established universities opened branch campuses abroad in the first decade of this century, the education press was full of glowing coverage generated by university press releases but the news from abroad has slowed to a trickle, and it’s not because nothing is happening there.
After student protests rocked the campus of the University of Missouri in 2015, student enrollment has dropped significantly.
A recent Brookings Institution survey, for example, found that 44 percent of students believed so-called “hate speech” is not protected by the first amendment while another 16 percent answered “don’t know.”
The University of Virginia administration pressured the student government to withdraw their objections to a conservative group mission statement in order to approve their application.
Nearly half a million people have fled California, New York and Illinois
Rolling Stone, a magazine sued for defamation, reached a settlement with a University of Virginia fraternity on undisclosed terms.
University of Minnesota, after an outcry over an internal e-mail that suggested not using Christmas-related words in staff parties, condemned the e-mail and said it was not university policy to impose such rules.
A trio of academics has put together a holiday-themed anti-Trump race card.
Since it starts today, The Daily Caller did a recap on the man who invented the “African holiday.” “The creator of Kwanzaa is Maulana Ndabezitha Karenga, a 76-year-old professor of Africana studies at California State…
American universities producing and hiring home-grown clowns, from Ivy Leagues down through states and localities, should feel properly dissed.
That’s where the real assault is.
And leaves academics stunned.
Protesters from the City University of New York protested tax cuts in a demonstration on Wall Street. The delicious irony is that in that locale they were more likely to demonstrate before supporters of Hillary Clinton than of Donald Trump.