Campus Scenes
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…

by | May 3, 2019

Formulated in the crucible of intersectionality known as the college campus, a new and improved method for promoting racism is yielding promising results: Rebrand it as human rights and justify it with specious claims of First Amendment rights and academic…

by | May 2, 2019

A new bill has been introduced in Maine to protect free speech. LD 665 would uphold the right to freedom of speech and expression on public university campuses in the state. The bill prevents schools from designating free speech zones…

by | Apr 29, 2019

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” — George Orwell This is an age of trigger warnings and safe spaces. The notion of free speech is an illusion….

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