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Can College Students Learn to Disagree?

Mitchell Langbert, The importance of contrasting ideology with prudence. Recently, conservative author Ann Coulter canceled a speech at UC Berkeley because of Berkeley’s ham-handed response to radical students’ threats.  In February, Berkeley had been the scene of violent riots that prevented a Breitbart News editor, Milo Yiannopoulos, from speaking.  Berkeley is the nation’s leading public university, according

Library fines too stressful for Harvard students? What’s next for our kids

Cabot Phillips, This week, Harvard University announced that its libraries will be doing away with their traditional 50 cent-per-day late fee on overdue books. Some might assume Harvard is terminating the fees because the school simply no longer needs the money. After all, the “private” university does receive billions in tax breaks every year. No, finances had

Revolutionary Communists Seek to Protect Students from Conservatives

John Perazzo, The fascist attempt to prevent conservative “fascists” from poisoning young minds. Earlier this week at UC Berkeley, an angry young woman named Sunsara Taylor – a self-proclaimed revolutionary communist with a face contorted into a perpetual grimace and a voice modulated as a perpetual harangue – led a discussion event titled “Battle for

University of Kentucky students busted in spy-like attempt to steal exam

Two statistics students at the University of Kentucky are now facing the consequences for making a huge miscalculation during finals week, according to police. Police hit Henry Lynch II and Troy Kiphuth, both 21, with third-degree burglary charges Wednesday after they allegedly crawled through an air duct and steal an exam from a professor’s office.

Aided and Abetted: Student Brown Shirts and their Administrators

Jack Kerwick, Campus fascists silence Heather Mac Donald. Not long ago, I submitted an essay to a think tank that exists for the sake of exposing the problems of contemporary higher education.  In the essay, I drew attention to the phenomenon of intimidation, threats, and overt violence to which both students and faculty alike who

Islamic Professor vs. Christian Student at Florida’s Oldest College

Jack Kerwick, The punishment for a Christian repeating the standard Islamic viewpoint on Jesus. Each new day brings new stories from around the country of life on college campuses.  It seems that an increasing number of these stories are cause for lamentation. Consider the recent case at Rollins College, a private, four-year institution in Florida. 

Assignment Asks Students to Write Essay From 9/11 Terrorists’ Perspective

Infowars, “In other words, how might Al-Qaeda or a non-Western historian describe what happened” An international studies course at Iowa State University assigned students with writing a “historical account” from the perspective of Al-Qaeda during the 9/11 attack. The assignment, obtained by The College Fix, specifically asks students to describe how “Al-Qaeda or a non-Western