Student Explains Why Pokémon Boom is Actually a Great Thing

Turns out there are a lot of positive benefits to playing Pokémon Go. Who knew?

Why is the Influence of Literary and Religious Figures Often Overlooked by Historians?

Without Moses there would be no Bible, no Judaism, no Christianity, and no Islam.

Univ. of Chicago Students and Alums Respond to 'Safe Space' Letter

This is how Chicago students and alumni responded to the school's letter to freshman saying it does not support safe spaces or trigger warnings.

A Recommended Reading List – from C.S. Lewis

A reading program for those interested in preserving Western tradition.

Can we learn from Thucydides' writings on the Trump of ancient Athens?

A few months ago Donald Trump was Alcibiades. This week he is Cleon.

Failure Can Inspire Humility (If You're Wise)

Properly digested, failure can be a medicine against one of humanity's great foibles.

Americans Say U.S. Schools Stink (But Not Their Own)

Why do Americans continue to have such confidence in their local schools?

Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

Is this what's actually going on?

It's Up to America to Save Western Civilization

When it comes to Western civilization, we have reached a moment of decision.

Tyler Perry Responds to Charge His New Show is ‘Too White’

‘That is so ridiculous, man. People are people. People need to let all that go.’

Can You Identify These Famous People From The Middle Ages?

Here are 20 medieval rulers, saints, men and women depicted in medieval art.

Are Colleges Sacrificing Curriculum for Fancy Frills?

Penn State University Harrisburg will dedicate a $30 million student center this fall after slashing its political science department.

Margaret Mead and Agenda-Driven Social Science

Margaret Mead’s 'Coming of Age in Samoa' is a cautionary tale of the consequences of agenda-driven social science.

Univ. of Chicago pushes back on trigger warnings, safe spaces

Letters sent to the incoming class of 2020 make it clear the University of Chicago isn’t a fan of trigger warnings or safe spaces.

Teacher: Forget the Homework, Spend Time with Family

“I ask that you... eat dinner as a family, read together, play outside, and get your child to bed early."

National Geographic: Jesus Not an Influential Figure of the Ancient World

National Geographic's list of "the most influential figures of ancient history" is comprised mostly of strong men, and it omits a key religious figure.

What Makes a Sentence a Masterpiece?

Is it simplicity or style?

How do we spend our time?

What do we ultimately live for? To merely escape reality?

How Dostoevsky predicted Trump's America

The writer warned about the destructive force of demagoguery and unchecked rhetoric.

Memorization Is Still a Necessary Skill

I would always assure my students that memory work was part of the deal for any of my history classes.

'Amercian Journalism Collapsing Before our Eyes'

Have media taken the Trump bashing too far?

9 Surprising Quotes on Welfare Reform

President Clinton had some strong words for the welfare system... as did these eight other men.

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