To Those Who See My Writing as Slanted: Every Piece of Writing Has a Slant (part 1)
E. B. White once observed: “I have never seen a piece of writing, political or nonpolitical, that doesn’t have a slant. It slants the way a writer leans, and no man is born perpendicular.”
How we become political, and the cheapening of political language
Our own political leanings and those of others–especially students, including student protesters–have a thing in common: both are tribal and pathological.
Colleges Should Expel Serially Violent Protesters
If anybody can come up with a better way to tackle this problem of sustained disruption and violence, please do let us hear it.
Title IX has gaps in how to handle campus sex assault cases
Title IX’s lack of due process was criticized by Harvard’s law school faculty: 21 men and 7 women declared “strong objections to Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures.”
Community Colleges Are Not the Minor Leagues Anymore
It’s time to reverse the current policies that result in providing the lowest levels of taxpayer support to institutions that enroll the highest percentage of low-income, nontraditional and minority students.
From “Borked” to “Mizzou’d”: How to Restore the First Amendment on Our Campuses
Campus protests are the new, fashionable zeitgeist. Protesters have become emboldened, with virtual impunity. We need only look at recent cases to see that the precedent for protest has been firmly established.
In an age of student protests, how about student stories on what’s good about college?
In an age when college kids are booing, shouting, rejecting, destroying, how about a change of scene to where young adults appreciate what they have?
Is Intellectual Diversity Virtually Dead on College Campuses?
What do we do about intolerant, disruptive, violent political protests on campus, an ever growing phenomenon?
What’s Happening to Intellectual Diversity This Commencement Season
The cancellation of Senator John Cornyn’s commencement address at Texas Southern University has dealt the latest blow to intellectual diversity this commencement season.
Are “hate” and “racist’’ speech protected by the Constitution?
No one should endorse or accept racist or hate speech, even if protected by the First Amendment. But these days the undefined terms “racist” and “hate speech” are being tossed around loosely against ideas that critics just don’t like.