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The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

Lawrence Reed, president of FEE, went to the University of Colorado-Denver to deliver a lecture on Ancient Rome. It didn't go well.

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

During a recent stop in Omaha, Sen. Bernie Sanders said efforts by students to silence conservative speakers signals their own intellectual weakness.

Oxford Prof: PC Culture is Encouraging Greater Racism

Oxford Prof: PC Culture is Encouraging Greater Racism

Oxford has now declared it racist to “avoid making eye contact” with others or asking an individual “where they are ‘originally’ from."

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

Repression of speech. Justifying and committing violent acts against speakers you disagree with. Where is all this heading?

This 1890 Australian Homework Book Puts Today’s Students to Shame

This 1890 Australian Homework Book Puts Today’s Students to Shame

Was the owner a "clever child," or were education standards much more rigorous a century ago?

College Libraries are Purging Book Collections. Are They Discarding Thought as Well?

College Libraries are Purging Book Collections. Are They Discarding Thought as Well?

Some campus libraries are removing thousands of titles to make room for more digital study spaces, meeting areas, and even nap pods.

Busting the 'Free College' Myth

Busting the 'Free College' Myth

If one looks beyond the headlines, one will see New York's free tuition program is just another scholarship program.

The Berkeley Battles Are a Sign of Things to Come

The Berkeley Battles Are a Sign of Things to Come

Berkeley has become a favorite battleground for budding political street warriors.

How Latin is Helping Inner City Youths Strive and Succeed

How Latin is Helping Inner City Youths Strive and Succeed

The Boys' Latin School has revived the dead language and made it a cornerstone in their curriculum for disadvantaged, minority students in Philly.

Tuition-Free College isn’t Free—But it Does Have Some of the Makings of a Pyramid Scheme

Tuition-Free College isn’t Free—But it Does Have Some of the Makings of a Pyramid Scheme

Under the leadership of Governor Andre Cuomo, New York recently adopted a free-tuition scheme.  

Has School Choice Become a Purple America Issue?

Has School Choice Become a Purple America Issue?

School choice is one of only four issues in a new Gallup poll where Democrats and Republicans both indicated approval.

Why Do Schools Shut Parents Out of the Classroom?

Why Do Schools Shut Parents Out of the Classroom?

"Many educators have the view that parents can be nuisances and their school contacts should be limited."

Charles Murray Was Just Vindicated by Two Cornell Professors

Charles Murray Was Just Vindicated by Two Cornell Professors

The protest against Murray seems to be based on hyper-sensitivity rather than rational thought.

Wellesley Student Paper Defends Censorship... with Horrible Grammar

Wellesley Student Paper Defends Censorship... with Horrible Grammar

Apparently, students at Hillary Clinton's alma mater are so focused on political correctness that they're no longer learning basic English grammar.

Why an Epidemic of Lonely Children is Upon Us

Why an Epidemic of Lonely Children is Upon Us

The British counseling service, Childline, has recently reported an uptick in the number of lonely children. But why?

Thomas Edison Would Have Been Given Adderall Today

Thomas Edison Would Have Been Given Adderall Today

Nancy Edison rejected schooling in favor of learning for Thomas Edison.

How Adjunct College Teaching is Like Slave Labor

How Adjunct College Teaching is Like Slave Labor

Adjuncts average $20-25k per year, receive no healthcare benefits, and usually go without a pension. 

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

It is important to point out that while the name “Easter” is used in the English-speaking world.

How a Campus Kangaroo Court Drove One Student to Suicide

How a Campus Kangaroo Court Drove One Student to Suicide

A University of Texas at Arlington student took his own life after he was found responsible for harassment, a charge he vehemently denied.

Mohammed Cartoon Publisher: The Definition of Tolerance has Changed

Mohammed Cartoon Publisher: The Definition of Tolerance has Changed

Is it possible that this is what is driving the chaos we are witnessing in society?

Are Rights Anything More Than Legal Conventions?

Are Rights Anything More Than Legal Conventions?

Philosophers have debated the nature of human rights since at least the 12th century, often under the name of ‘natural rights’.

LA Times Editorial Board: Dear Colleges, Stop Squeezing Free Speech

LA Times Editorial Board: Dear Colleges, Stop Squeezing Free Speech

The Los Angeles Times says colleges should stop squeezing students into 'free speech zones.' 

New Reuters Poll Proves That Many Americans Can’t Think for Themselves

New Reuters Poll Proves That Many Americans Can’t Think for Themselves

It appears that many Americans base their views on whether a particular authority figure holds them.

Claremont McKenna College Says Students Who Disrupted Heather Mac Donald Speech May Face Repercussions

Claremont McKenna College Says Students Who Disrupted Heather Mac Donald Speech May Face Repercussions

The president of Claremont McKenna College released a statement saying students who violated school policies "will be held accountable.”

Student Achievement: Only as Good as the Books Read in English Class?

Student Achievement: Only as Good as the Books Read in English Class?

A new study suggests that English courses are more influential in regard to future success than we once thought.

Techniques of 19th-century fake news reporter teach us why we are suckers for it

Techniques of 19th-century fake news reporter teach us why we are suckers for it

By the 1850s, fake news was so widespread in Germany that it had become its own genre – the “unechte Korrespondenz.”

The High School Kids from Kansas Who Found the Female Schindler
Are we Witnessing a Quiet Revolution in Education?

Are we Witnessing a Quiet Revolution in Education?

A wildly popular Idaho education program places money for college and other courses in the hands of middle and high school students.

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