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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Glimmers of Hope at Middlebury

Credit the New York Times with digging a little ways beneath the toxic surface of the Middlebury College disorders to find out what students there are presently thinking about the protest that injured a professor and closed down the sociologist Charles Murray’s intended lecture.

“Collision of Adverse Opinions” Is a Healthy Thing

At Lone Star College, we take the First Amendment seriously. There are no restrictive speech codes, no “safe spaces,” no prohibition of “micro-aggressions,” no mandated “trigger warnings,” and no refusals to let certain speakers speak on campus.

Behold the Results of “Bash the Fash” at Middlebury College

Liberals used to say that violence has no place in a civilized country, but that old-fashioned sentiment has given way to excusing violence, as long as it’s used by their good side against the bad side. This is a retrogression into primitive, tribal thinking.

Bias Response Teams Narrow the Range of Thought on Campus

Bias Response Teams are reminiscent of dystopian novels like 1984. The “whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought,” as George Orwell wrote. We are witnessing the same narrowing of thought on college campuses today.

Political Correctness Hits Pepperdine

What can be done? As a Pepperdine alum, I can write and vote, both at the ballot box and with my wallet. President Benton, your shameful capitulation to the new fascism leaves me no alternative: I will not “prioritize” my alma mater when it comes to charitable donations.

Michigan College Students Arrested for What?!

Much as college officials might wish they were aristocrats who get to make up their own rules, the fact is that public colleges and universities are covered by the First Amendment.