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The Saga of Barbaric Paul Robeson HS

Apr 23, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

A teen went public about her failing high school -- a sick, sick place in Brooklyn where students have sex and smoke dope in the stairwells, where pregnancies and smoking pot are the stuff of every day, and where administrators… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

“Why Professors Are Liberal”: Explanation or Apologia?

Apr 23, 2010 by Steve Balch |

New research seeks to show why so few conservatives choose an academic profession. NAS Chairman Steve Balch weighs the evidence.

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A Response to CSU Chico’s Diversity Strategy

Apr 22, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

California State University at Chico’s president, Paul Zingg, has just circulated a draft “diversity action plan for 2010-2015” titled To Form a More Inclusive Learning Community. He asks for feedback… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

What Does Sustainability Have to Do with Social Justice?

Apr 22, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

In honor of Earth Day, Peter Wood examines the sustainability movement's Bookchin-born theory that "everything is connected to everything else." An excerpt:

What about that idea that that human social relations… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Earth Day Thoughts on the Campus Sustainability Movement

Apr 22, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Is everything really connected to everything else?

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Attack of the Giant Plethora

Apr 22, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

CSU Chico is asking for feedback on the draft of its diversity action plan for 2010-2015. We are happy to oblige.

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Collegiate Press Roundup 4-22-10

Apr 22, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Issues in student news stories this week range from diversity, drug use, and the Tea Party, to grade inflation, apologies for inciting hate, and teaching tolerance.

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Earth Day and Sustainability News

Apr 21, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

This week's stories include Green My Parents, Earth Day's observance by college students, sustainability college rankings, and how to help your pets do their part for the environment.

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NAS.org Articles for 4/20

Apr 20, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Video: Peter Wood Talks About Anger on MSNBC, Peter Wood Anger, Sedition, and Freedom of Speech, Ashley Thorne Fighting City Hall: Is It Worth It? Richard J. Bishirjian Why Texas Should Revive Western Civ Study, Steve Balch Shimer… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Fighting City Hall: Is It Worth It?

Apr 20, 2010 by Richard J. Bishirjian |

A new accreditation criterion will require online schools such as Yorktown University to become licensed in every state represented by its students.

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Anger, Sedition, and Freedom of Speech

Apr 20, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Should we restrict expressions of anger to protect the public order? Should universities cultivate students' character?

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Shimer Unmanned

Apr 20, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Shimer College lost its nerve in what was ultimately a battle over academic standards.

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Why Texas Should Revive Western Civ Study

Apr 20, 2010 by Steve Balch |

NAS Chairman Steve Balch urged the Texas House Higher Education Committee to take the lead in reviving the study of Western civilization.

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Video: Peter Wood Talks About Anger on MSNBC

Apr 20, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Setting the record straight: Wood and panelists contradict a shocked MSNBC anchor on anti-government anger and violence.

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Hookup Culture Watch

Apr 19, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

CNN has a story on the rise of the counter-hookup culture on college campuses. The article highlights the decision of one young woman to refrain from hooking up because she "felt so empty then." CNN also notes the Princeton-based… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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