Protests

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Re: Petraeus – An Open Letter to CUNY Chancellor William Kelly

Sep 16, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The university must actively stand against threats to academic freedom.

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Oberlin College Battles Phony Hate Crimes

Aug 27, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Oberlin College adds to the long tally of bogus hate crimes – with pride and gusto.

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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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This Means War: Swarthmore Religion Profs Ready to Fight

May 23, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

Five Swarthmore professors call for "the moral equivalent of war."

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Swarthmore Lets an Angry Mob Take Over

May 20, 2013 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood comments on the most recent display of the sustainability movement's "new anger" at Swarthmore College.

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Occupy UC-Davis, What a Gas

Dec 14, 2011 by Scott Herring |

Scott Herring offers a few firsthand observations about the now infamous pepper spray incident and its lingering effects on the UC Davis campus.

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When Adolescent Culture Goes to College

Nov 14, 2011 by Jonathan Imber |

Sociologist Jonathan Imber analyzes the common threads running through recent student protest behavior.

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Peter Wood at the University of Alaska Anchorage: “Pre-Occupied: Higher Education,…

Nov 02, 2011 by Kate Hamilton |

NAS president Peter Wood will address the Occupy Wall Street movement and "New Anger" as part of the Polaris Lecture Series.

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Did College Create Occupy Wall Street?

Oct 26, 2011 by Jason Fertig |

The actions of the Occupy Wall Street protesters do not help refute the notion that Millennials are the Peter Pan Generation.

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Prof. Art Carden on the OWS Protesters

Oct 25, 2011 by George Leef |

Writing on this Christian Science Monitor blog, Rhodes College economics professor Art Carden argues that while the protesters made some valid points (unwittingly, I'd say), they are on very thin ice when complaining about… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

An Eyewitness Recalls the UW Madison ‘Mob’ Incident

Oct 24, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

What really happened during the student protest against the findings of the Center for Equal Opportunity? W. Lee Hansen, professor emeritus of economics at UW-Madison, documents what he observed.

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Unanswered Questions: UW-Madison Students Protest CEO Report on Racial and Ethnic…

Oct 21, 2011 by Roger Clegg, W. Lee Hansen |

What really happened during the student protest against the findings of the Center for Equal Opportunity? NAS member W. Lee Hansen, Professor Emeritus of Economics at UW-Madison, documents what he observed on September 13 and offers… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Evidence of Racial Preferences at UW-Madison?

Oct 18, 2011 by Kate Hamilton |

W. Lee Hansen, a member of NAS and Professor Emeritus of Economics at UW-Madison, provides evidence that the preferential admissions process at UW discriminates based on race and ethnicity. 

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Let’s All Go to College?  Not So Fast

Oct 12, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

Retired Rutgers University sociologist, Jackson Toby, examines what role a large cohort of disappointed, unemployed college graduates may have played in driving the recent upheavals in Egypt, Tunisia and Syria. 

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Mobbing For Preferences

Sep 29, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood discusses students' live-action defense of racial preferences at UW Madison.

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