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University of Chicago Supporting Terrorists

Sara Dogan, Silencing opponents. Editor’s note: The University of Chicago joins nine campuses on the list of “Top Ten College Administrations Most Friendly to Terrorists and Hostile to the First Amendment.” The University of Chicago provides financial and institutional support to terrorist-linked campus organizations such as the Hamas-funded hate-group Students for Justice in Palestine while

Charter Schools Prove Even Slight Separation from Government Yields Better Results

Teresa Mull, It’s National Charter Schools Week, and parents, students, teachers, and community members across the nation are celebrating the success of their independent schools. Charters are technically public schools, since they’re publicly funded, tuition-free, and open to all students, but they’re privately managed and held to higher accountability standards than traditional public schools in

Rape charges dropped against immigrant teens in Maryland high school case

Rape charges against two teenage illegal immigrants accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom in March were dropped on Friday.   A judge granted the defense attorney’s request to drop charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual offense charges against 17-year-old Jose Montano.  “Facts in this case do not support

Victor Davis Hanson: Potemkin Universities, How Melodramatic has become a classical tragedy

Victor Davis Hanson, College campuses still appear superficially to be quiet, well-landscaped refuges from the bustle of real life. But increasingly, their spires, quads and ivy-covered walls are facades. They are now no more about free inquiry and unfettered learning than were the proverbial Potemkin fake buildings put up to convince the traveling Russian czarina

A Road Map for Dealing With Campus Radicals

Mona Charen, Jonathan Haidt is a member of one of America’s smallest fraternities — those who attempt to see beyond their own prejudices. In the left-leaning Chronicle of Higher Education, he notes that “intimidation is the new normal” on college campuses. The examples are well-known: The shout-down/shutdown of Heather Mac Donald at Claremont McKenna College;

Proposed Chick-fil-A has students at Duquesne aflutter about microaggressions

Todd Starnes, A gay student group at Duquesne University fears that a proposed Chick-fil-A outpost could jeopardize the school’s safe spaces. “Chick-fil-A has a questionable history on civil rights and human rights,” Lambda executive board members Niko Martini told The Duke (the university’s student newspaper). Martini asked student government leaders to pass a resolution urging the