Campus Culture

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The Youth Vote

Nov 08, 2012 by Jason Fertig |

We know why faculty lean left.  But why do students?

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Duke Cheston Reviews Sex and God at Yale

Aug 29, 2012 by George Leef |

Reviewer Duke Cheston finds the new book Sex and God at Yale effective in exposing the degradation of Yale.

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Binge-Drinking Students Do Worse in School, But They Are Happier!

Aug 21, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

College students who binge-drink are more likely to be happy, but also to perform poorly in academic work.

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Presidential Politics, Campus Activism, Race Relations: Student Press Views

Apr 27, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student jouranlists assess the accelerating presidential race and other issues.

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Oxford and Columbia: Depth and Breadth

Mar 14, 2012 by Thomas Dineen |

Thomas Dineen compares his education at Oxford with that at Columbia and finds that the universities represent two systems with separate sets of values and attitudes. 

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The White Male Shortage on Campus

Feb 13, 2012 by Robert Weissberg |

Robert Weissberg explains the male shortage on college campuses: they've become decidedly guy-unfriendly.

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How Not to Manage Classroom Management

Oct 11, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student rudeness and uncouth classroom conduct are the stuff of legend these days, and it's frequently been covered at the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, and elsewhere.

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How Campus Ethnic Groups Drive Political Conformity: An Interview with Brittney Morrett

May 26, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

A recent college graduate reflects on a Latino fraternity's decision to officially denounce laws restricting illegal immigration.

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Quote of the Day

Apr 07, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

From a letter to the editor of the Gonzaga Bulletin.

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What “Higher Education” Has Come to

Apr 04, 2011 by George Leef |

The current issue of The Chronicle has an illuminating piece by Elayne Clift, an adjunct professor who has taught at several colleges in New England. She writes about the sense of entitlement she finds among her students, leading… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

The Coarsening

Mar 10, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood comments on the combination of low taste and high privilege that are increasingly characteristic of American faculty members.

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Lily Bart vs. Lady Gaga

Mar 08, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood weighs higher education’s contribution to a culture that celebrates ostentatious vulgarity over the pursuit of civilized qualities.

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Many College Students Learn Little

Jan 18, 2011 by George Leef |

So says this USA Today article, reporting on the findings of a recent book entitled Academically Adrift. No surprise here. 

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Duke’s President Versus the University’s Reputation

Dec 15, 2010 by George Leef |

President Richard Brodhead pleaded with students not to give Duke the reputation as a sex-crazed campus. Perhaps it would do more if the university stopped bringing in a parade of salacious shows and speakers.

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Good Read

Oct 25, 2010 by Mary Grabar |

I'd like to share with you my post at American Culture on Christopher Hill's novel. I'm sorry to say I didn't know about  this novel until I visited the Alexander Hamilton Institute last summer.  Fortunately,… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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