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Harvard

Much has been written here at COMMENTARY about Harvard’s ill-conceived war on “unrecognized single-gender organizations.” At issue are fraternities, sororities, and Harvard’s famously exclusive “finals...
catholic church

In 2003, an American Catholic prelate shared his diagnosis of the roots of the Church’s abuse crisis with a group of lay experts. The problem,...
turning point usa

According to the 2013-14 Higher Education Research Institute Faculty Survey, just 7.8 percent of professors consider themselves conservative. Another 0.8 percent say they are on the...
higher education

Conservatives have long warned of a higher education bubble. Americans, they say, are irrationally exuberant about the value of college. Students who might once have...
vassar

Last year, I criticized universities for hurrying to implement programs to combat microaggressions, “mostly subtle, mostly inadvertent slights directed at racial minorities and other ‘marginalized”...
roseanne

A mere nine hours after Roseanne Barr posted an astonishingly racist tweet about Obama intimate Valerie Jarrett, the American Broadcasting Company did something that has...
royal wedding

What is it about royalty that so fascinates everyone else? In case you spent the weekend on the backside of the moon, Prince Harry, grandson of...
collegee

Peruse the front page of the Chronicle of Higher Education, a publication geared toward “people in academe,” and you will be confronted primarily with issues affecting...
Assad

Christian supporters and critics of Trump’s move must apply public moral reasoning informed by the faith’s rich tradition of thinking about war and peace.

Harvard

Drive down Massachusetts Avenue, one of the main thoroughfares in the tony, hyper-educated city of Cambridge, and you will spot two handsome Episcopal churches located...
Oklahoma!

History usually moves along in incremental steps. A policy change here, a new election there, and the world gradually changes. So breakpoints, when the world...
Charles Murray

A study conducted by the Knight Foundation and Gallup examining matriculated students’ views on free speech was broadcast across mainstream media outlets with an unmistakably triumphant...