Campus Culture

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The New School’s New Wail: A Visit to Campus Sustainability Day

Oct 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

At a sustainability festival at The New School, students complacently accepted pseudo-scientific claims and the nationwide campaign to divest holdings from oil companies. 

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Watch Out: Feds Act to Make College Campuses Safer

Jul 26, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Do we need a new federal agency to make college campuses safer?

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Student Activists and College Administrators: Now as Then

May 28, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Recent campus activism has some long roots.

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An Embarrassing Portrait of a State Flagship University

May 01, 2013 by George Leef |

Paying for the Party confirms many of your worst fears about big state universities.

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Panic at Oberlin

Mar 08, 2013 by George W. Dent |

Classes are canceled at Oberlin College because of racist graffiti and Ku Klux Klan sightings.

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Becoming Right—Another Load of Useless Academic Research

Mar 06, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Becoming Right.

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Emory University’s Outcry Against Its President

Feb 28, 2013 by George W. Dent |

Emory University President John Wagner has been vilified by faculty and students for praising the three-fifths compromise in the original Constitution.

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Teaching Collegians to Be World Citizens

Feb 15, 2013 by Peter Wood |

Being a citizen of the world seems to have magnetic appeal to college students, and American colleges and universities are tapping into this longing.

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The Schools of “Becoming Right”

Feb 01, 2013 by Robert VerBruggen |

VerBruggen reveals the identities of the "Eastern Elite" and "Western Flagship" referred to in the new book Becoming Right.

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Getting It Right On Campus

Dec 04, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

A new sociological survey explores the world of undergraduate conservatives in the contemporary academy.

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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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