Campus Scenes
by and | Jan 18, 2020

With attacks targeting Jews now exceeding record levels, President Trump’s executive order implementing an internationally accepted definition of anti-Semitism is crucial in the overall efforts to protect Jewish students from on-campus discrimination. Before anti-Semitism can be effectively dealt with, it…

by | Nov 23, 2019

New Haven, Connecticut Activists protesting climate change stormed the Yale bowl field at halftime of the Harvard–Yale game. An initial group of 100 or so activists grew to more than 1,000 as students supporting their cause joined them. The mob…

by | Sep 27, 2019

“You need to get out!” So screams an irate woman. Turning to another young feminist, a larger one, she barks an order: “Help me to get this reporter out of here! I need some muscle over here!” This spectacle plays…

by | Jul 3, 2019

An Ohio bakery was just awarded $44 million from Oberlin College as compensation for being defamed as racist by college administrators. The family-owned Gibson’s Bakery had been the focus of protests following the arrest of three black Oberlin students involved…

by | Jun 30, 2019

If you want to be the Democratic Party’s nominee for president of the United States, then it seems you’ll need a plan. Several, in fact. And those plans must be big. This contest will be about what George H. W….

by | Jun 27, 2019

Unreasonable protests by college activists always seem to play out the same way: students overreact, conservative commentators condemn them, and then on to the next controversy, neither side having learned anything. Hence why the fiasco between Oberlin College and Gibson’s…

by | Jun 15, 2019

Geostrategists going back to Sir Halford Mackinder have advised Western leaders to prevent at all costs the rise of a power (or a coalition of powers) that could dominate the Eurasian landmass. Yet, 30 years of fecklessly aggressive U.S. foreign…

by | Jun 13, 2019

Texas’ Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday signed a bill ensuring that speakers in public areas on campuses will be protected, and that students interfering with free speech will face harsh consequences. Abbott is following in the footsteps of states such…

by | May 20, 2019

The College Board’s “adversity score” for the SAT is merely a belated confirmation of how admissions committees have used these scores. For decades, colleges and universities have been interpreting SAT scores to give preference to racial minorities on the fatuous…

by | May 17, 2019

What does America do for an encore after celebrity parents rigged SAT exams? The creators of the SAT respond to the cheaters by becoming them. Two of academia’s worst trends—passive-aggressive dishonesty and the mania to quantify the unquantifiable—combine in the…

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