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July 31, 2017

One-and-a-Half Cheers for Claremont McKenna

Rachelle Peterson

Rachelle Peterson applauds the school's decision to discipline several students who obstructed free speech and calls for increased vigilance from all college administrators to protect free speech.

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April 20, 2017

NAS President Peter Wood's Letter to Claremont McKenna College President Chodosh

Peter Wood

After students at Claremont protested the speech of Heather Mac Donald two weeks ago, what do free speech and academic freedom mean at Claremont Mckenna?

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March 15, 2017

Harry Boyte Condemns Middlebury Violence

David Randall

Harry Boyte, founder of Public Achievement, condemns the recent student violence at Middlebury.

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February 6, 2017

Peter Wood in Real Clear Education on the Berkeley Riots

NAS

NAS President Peter Wood explains the causes of the Berkeley Riot--the New Civics in action.

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December 31, 2014

Campus Tolerance for Violence

Peter Wood

Peter Wood examines how academics have promoted and contributed to lawlessness and violence.

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August 20, 2014

The Clery Act: More Campus Safety Or Just a Wasteful Mandate?

George Leef

Top-down controls have been put in place on college campuses to improve campus safety, but these efforts waste resources and do little to solve the problem.

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May 28, 2014

Triggers, Metaphoric and Real

Ashley Thorne

The killings in and around UCSB brought gruesome realism to the buzzword "trigger warnings."

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July 24, 2013

How Academe Turned Zimmerman into a Racist

Peter Wood

Intense outrage over the George Zimmerman verdict does little actual good toward easing racial tension and saving future lives.

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October 26, 2011

Did College Create Occupy Wall Street?

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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October 21, 2011

Unanswered Questions: UW-Madison Students Protest CEO Report on Racial and Ethnic Preferences in Admissions

Roger Clegg

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 a new assessment...

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