Each semester, The American Spectator holds its college essay contest, an opportunity for undergraduates to show their writing skills and sound off on a pressing issue. Our most recent topic, “The pros and cons of binge drinking,” elicited this essay by an up-and-coming student from Hillsdale College.
Storm trooper tactics win the day at once prestigious Swarthmore.
Reagan's boyhood home has disappeared--but his legacy has not.
Liberal arts are alive and well at Hillsdale.
Creating a mindset that undermines American society.
The winner of our first collegiate essay contest has answered, with verve, our query: Should tackle football be banned for corrupting our educational institutions and concussing our youngsters?
For young adults, a lost opportunity -- not that he was going to give them one.
The communities university administrators now fear.
A college degree certainly doesn't mean what it used to.
Does the Catholic mission of a Catholic institution still have meaning?