March 25, 2024

Now Is the Time to Oppose Biden’s Title IX Rule

Teresa R. Manning

The Biden administration's Title IX rule not only guts due process gains but again redefines terms—this time, redefining the term “sex” itself to include same-sex orientation and......

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March 25, 2024

What Should College Students Study?

David Randall

I offer Curriculum of Liberty keenly aware that it is only the latest of a great many sketches on how to redo higher education—many of them worthy, few of them influential. But the new......

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March 23, 2024

Misadventures of a Reluctant Student—A Whimsical Memoir

Nils A. Haug

Education. What does that really mean? Does it imply certain requirements such as a university degree or a high school certificate to succeed in life? What is it exactly that makes a person educated?

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March 20, 2024

Penn Tries to Punish and Purge Thought Criminal Amy Wax

Teresa R. Manning

Wax's crime is precisely in keeping her mind free—in having and speaking her thoughts born of observations, research, and reasoning, regardless of the political correctness police. 

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March 19, 2024

DEI from Up High

Kali Jerrard

As funding for DEI hiring takes over medical schools, discrimination concerns arise.

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March 18, 2024

Indiana Senate Bill 202 Reforms DEI Policy

National Association of Scholars

Senate Bill 202 is a good first step for removing authoritarian “diversity, equity, and inclusion” policies from Indiana’s public universities. We urge Indiana’s citizens and p......

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March 13, 2024

Sayed Hossein Mousavian Has No Place At Princeton

National Association of Scholars

Princeton’s employment of Mousavian in a position suited to shaping public perception and policy towards Iran’s nuclear program is not only detrimental to national security, but cedes acad......

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March 13, 2024

Tennessee Legislation Fights Identity-Group Policy

National Association of Scholars

We strongly endorse Amendment No. 1—as a beginning of a wider campaign to remove identity-group policy, oppressor/oppressed distinctions, and permanent and unjustified assertions of moral debt f......

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March 12, 2024

The Affair of Yale and Rural China

Ian Oxnevad

Yale's tepid outreach to rural America fails to compare to its investment in China. 

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March 9, 2024

A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Helaine L. Smith

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology.

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May 7, 2024

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Creating Students, Not Activists

The mobs desecrating the American flag, smashing windows, chanting genocidal slogans—this always was the end game of the advocates of the right to protest, action civics, student activ......

March 9, 2024

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A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology....

April 20, 2024

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The Academic's Roadmap

By all means, pursue your noble dream of improving the condition of humanity through your research and teaching. Could I do it all again, I would, but I would do things very differently....

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May 15, 2015

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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?...

September 21, 2010

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Ask a Scholar: What Does YHWH Elohim Mean?

A reader asks, "If Elohim refers to multiple 'gods,' then Yhwh Elohim really means Lord of Gods...the one of many, right?" A Hebrew expert answers....