Ashley Thorne

Former Executive Director, National Association of Scholars.

Articles

June 25, 2018

A Ceiling on Asian Student Enrollment at MIT and Harvard?

Ashley Thorne

A new study, Too Many Asian Americans, provides evidence for racial discrimination in college admissions. 

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May 2, 2018

Western Civilization's Ticking Clock

Ashley Thorne

A new documentary, The Fight for Our Lives, details the ideological war against the West. 

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November 21, 2016

College Students Need Better Lessons Than 'All of Your Emotions Are Real'

Ashley Thorne

After the election, colleges turn to feelings, not civility, to guide discussions on winning and losing.

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September 22, 2016

Are Your Kids Getting a Daily Dose of News Propaganda with Their Common Core?

Ashley Thorne

Common Core offers students dumbed down and biased news articles to fill an appetite of "informational texts."

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August 29, 2016

Virginia Tech's Welcome Mat: Diversity Edu

Ashley Thorne

Students at Virginia Tech and other universities are being "nudged" into diversity with a new and costly not-for-credit course. 

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August 8, 2016

Rose Must Fall: Censorship at UCT

Ashley Thorne

The University of Cape Town has dealt another blow to academic freedom. 

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May 10, 2016

Race Relations, Liberal Bias, and Safe Spaces on Campus

Ashley Thorne

Three stories from the last week all have one thing in common; can you guess what it is?

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May 10, 2016

BDS: Boycotting Academic Freedom

Ashley Thorne

NAS Executive Director Ashley Thorne explains how boycotting Israeli academic institutions leads to the politicalization of learning and limits academic liberty.&nbs...

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March 30, 2016

The Drive to Put Western Civ Back in the College Curriculum

Ashley Thorne

Ashley Thorne writes for the New York Post about some Stanford students' push for a Western civilization course.

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January 25, 2016

Give the Poor Students a Chance, Not a Preference

Ashley Thorne

NAS Executive Director Ashley Thorne analyzes the problems with giving college admissions preferences to low-income students.

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