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Israeli Filmmaker Disinvited from Syracuse Univ. Film Festival

Israeli Filmmaker Disinvited from Syracuse Univ. Film Festival

Professor says protesters ‘will make matters very unpleasant for you and for me if you come.’

Don’t Like Your College Roommate? Sue Her!

Don’t Like Your College Roommate? Sue Her!

Aided and abetted by helicopter parents, some students are turning to federal courts to resolve roommate disputes. 

Sexting a sign of a Committed Relationship?

Sexting a sign of a Committed Relationship?

Racy texts, photos, and videos 'most likely to occur within a committed relationship,' says social scientist. 

The Humility, Charity, and Comic Genius of Gene Wilder
UK Report: One in Four Adults 'Struggle to Read Bus Timetable'

UK Report: One in Four Adults 'Struggle to Read Bus Timetable'

A new government report reveals that literacy and numeracy are plummeting in the land that gave us Shakespeare, Milton, and Austen.

Pursuing the Good Life

Pursuing the Good Life

Here's some advice on a starting point.

Ben-Hur is Surprisingly Good

Ben-Hur is Surprisingly Good

What critics attacking the remake of 'Ben-Hur' are missing. 

What Should be the Goal of Education?

What Should be the Goal of Education?

A new poll suggests Americans answer that question differently than America’s Founders would have. Who’s right?

Why Did Japan’s Massacre of Disabled Gone Unnoticed?

Why Did Japan’s Massacre of Disabled Gone Unnoticed?

“There was no hashtag. No public outcry. Not even prayers.”

Users of UK Parenting Website Revolt Against Transgenderism

Users of UK Parenting Website Revolt Against Transgenderism

'I am Spartacus' thread on Mumsnet blows up after some users reportedly were banned for "transphobia."

Is Clinton's Pay-to-Play the Natural Consequence of Big Government?

Is Clinton's Pay-to-Play the Natural Consequence of Big Government?

There is a reason why large companies send millions of dollars to the Clintons and other top politicians in both major parties.

Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

The 49ers’ quarterback, who says police are targeting people of color, might benefit from seeing things from police officers’ perspectives.

The Knitting Revival: A Quest for Life Purpose?

The Knitting Revival: A Quest for Life Purpose?

Would we have healthier and happier children if we focused on instilling more basic skills such as knitting, cooking, and other handicrafts? 

What Most Freshman Will Experience Their First Week in College

What Most Freshman Will Experience Their First Week in College

It took less than a week into the 2016-2017 academic year for several outrageous stories to surface on college campuses.

How Music Training Speeds Up Brain Development In Children

How Music Training Speeds Up Brain Development In Children

Music training during childhood, even for a period as brief as two years, can accelerate brain development and sound processing.

College Students (and Colleges) Should Listen to Obama’s Advice

College Students (and Colleges) Should Listen to Obama’s Advice

The president said institutions of learning should be places where ideas "collide, and people are having arguments."

University Kindly Grants Students Two Hours of Free Speech Per Week

University Kindly Grants Students Two Hours of Free Speech Per Week

Students can apply to receive one, 2-hour time period every 7 days.

Liberal Academics Are ‘Open’ But Are They Truly Tolerant?

Liberal Academics Are ‘Open’ But Are They Truly Tolerant?

Psychologist: 'Data shows that it is very hard for people not to be prejudiced towards people they disagree with, however open they might be.'

Stop Drinking Coffee and Alcohol for a Year and This Happens

Stop Drinking Coffee and Alcohol for a Year and This Happens

Ever wonder what your life would be like if you suddenly dropped some of the habits that you do regularly?

Student Explains Why Pokémon Boom is Actually a Great Thing

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?

Failure Can Inspire Humility (If You're Wise)

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)

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

Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

Is this what's actually going on?

It's Up to America to Save Western Civilization

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’

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.’

Are Colleges Sacrificing Curriculum for Fancy Frills?

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 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.

Morgan Freeman Destroys Black History Month

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