Perspectives

Cowardice at Dartmouth

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Last week Dartmouth College’s Director of Athletics and Recreation Josie Harper wrote a letter published in The Dartmouth apologizing for “offer the support of the athletics department in playing a leading role to combat racial, ethnic and sexist ignorance and intolerance on our campus.”

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Campus Backlog

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In the he said/she said dialogue I recently entered into with American Federation of Teachers editor Beverly McKenna, I told her that I would post her response to my article in which I quoted her allegations that academia lacked bias. “Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you,” I wrote. “Come to think of it, if there is so little bias in academia, why am I backlogged?”

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Civil Rights Win In Michigan

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One thing that is being lost in the liberal media euphoria about the Democratic takeover of the House and Senate is the fact that most of the ballot initiatives or referendums that conservatives supported passed easily. One of the more contentious of these initiatives was Proposal 2 in Michigan which would amend the Michigan state constitution to prohibit all state agencies, including colleges from operating affirmative action programs that grant preferences based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin or gender.

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