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Charles Murray

When Charles Murray came to Middlebury College on Thursday, Middlebury’s administration said the right thing. Murray’s work has long been controversial, particularly since he co-authored The...
transgender

Widespread interest in microaggressions--mostly subtle, mostly inadvertent slights directed at racial minorities and other “marginalized” groups--is relatively new. According to Scott Lilienfeld, a professor of...
BDS

In 2005, a coalition of organizations claiming to represent Palestinian civil society issued a call to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel. Since then, the...
humanities

This Halloween, University of Oregon Law Professor Nancy Shurtz ran, with the best of intentions, into a buzz saw. At a party, to which she invited...
transgender

Last year, students at Brandeis produced what I was sure would be a long-reigning champion in the “you can’t make this stuff up” department. Brandeis’s...
transgender

“This is my freedom of speech,” said a California State University-Los Angeles student, as she tore down posters advertising a talk by American Enterprise Institute...
anti-Semitism

Much of the debate about universities these days seems to focus on speech codes, "micro aggressions," and the like—essentially, a continuation of the "political correctness"...
humanities

In Tuesday’s Philadelphia Inquirer, Kathleen Innello agreed with many commentators that we have a duty to be “boldly honest” about the dangers of Donald Trump....
college

In the latest iteration of the left’s ostensible conquest of the moral high ground, consider the average liberal arts college student. These days the most...
humanities

In a column this Sunday, Nicholas Kristof chastises his fellow liberals for caring about every form of diversity except viewpoint diversity in colleges and universities....
colleges

Tolerance of offensive speech or expression is an acquired taste. I recall learning in school about the 1977 case, National Socialist Party of America v....
college

Oberlin College is only the most recent institution with a deep commitment to what it calls diversity and social justice to be hit with accusations...