January 29, 2009

Shaming the Winners

Ashley Thorne

Media hype after a 100-0 basketball game between two small private schools in Dallas exemplified a cultural tendency to vilify success.

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January 29, 2009

Academic Freedom for Students: NAS Affirms Lernfreiheit

We believe that college students, in addition to faculty members, should enjoy fundamental intellectual freedom.

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January 28, 2009

Updike at Rest

Peter Wood

Will the great American author's legacy outlive him?

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January 26, 2009

Enchanting Sustainability

Peter Wood

Shock and awe come to the university.

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January 23, 2009

Wild BOARS in California

Glenn Ricketts

Our California affiliate raises objections to proposals which will guarantee admissions to 9 percent of each high school.

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January 22, 2009

Whats Mine Ain't Yours

Peter Wood

Is there still such thing as intellectual property rights?

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January 20, 2009

NAS Conference Keynote Speaker: "Western Culture is Unique"

Video: Victor Davis Hanson, champion of Western civilization, addressed the NAS conference on January 9, 2009.

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January 20, 2009

Ask a Scholar/Ask a Critic: Suicide or Drug Overdose?

Carol Iannone

Does Lily Bart commit suicide at the end of Edith Wharton's novel, The House of Mirth, or does she die of a drug overdose?

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March 16, 2022

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Exclusive: Association of American Medical Colleges to Propose DEI Curriculum Standards

The Association of American Medical Colleges plans to release “diversity, equity, and inclusion competencies” that will force students and faculty to embrace social justice......

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1619 Again: Revisiting the Project's Troubled Past

New York Times editor Jake Silverstein's new essay on the 1619 Project attempts to glide past the awkwardness that accompanied the project’s early days. Let's set the reco......

May 12, 2022

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Mornin’ Ralph, Mornin’ Sam in Anthropology Today

Professor Lowrey recounts her latest encounter with academic cancel culture, this time with an acceptance-turned-rejection at Anthropology Today....

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April 5, 2022

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How Many Confucius Institutes Are in the United States?

UPDATED: We're keeping track of all Confucius Institutes in the United States, including those that remain open, those that closed, and those that have announced their closing....

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

October 12, 2010

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Ask a Scholar: What is the True Definition of Latino?

What does it mean to be Latino? Are only Latin American people Latino, or does the term apply to anyone whose language derived from Latin?...