Several recent demonstrations at various colleges across the country illustrate nicely the incoherent temper-tantrum style of politics that currently dominates campus life.
One might wonder why Jeff Sessions would take the time to say such obvious things, but to judge by the reactions it appears many Americans do indeed need a free speech 101 class.
While addressing a group of students at Georgetown Law on Tuesday, Jeff Sessions said his department would protect the First Amendment rights of college students across the country.
The people the university is now turning away or restricting have gone from large-scale provocateur types to people progressives simply can’t argue with and therefore want ignored.
U.S. taxpayers are spending an annual $4 trillion on higher education in this country, and these are the outcomes. Everyone paying attention has caught on by now.
Middlebury College has mildly sanctioned students involved in attacking a professor and banging on car and building windows during a Charles Murray visit.
It is time to show the oleaginous technocrats running the roost that the special snowflakes on campus are not the only ones capable of protesting inanities at Yale and elsewhere.
Middlebury College in Vermont says it had identified ‘more than 70 individuals’ who may have violated campus policies during a riot over social scientist Charles Murray’s presence.
The university isn’t really concerned about campus safety. It just wants to make student rioters happy.
Like their pampered and delicate Victorian forbearers, today’s students cannot handle the horrors of everyday life, and are obsessed with self-care.
The world has more than 900 women’s studies programs, and thousands of classes about women in literature. English professor Dennis Gouws tries to teach one ‘men in literature’ class, and it’s one too many.
A long list of professors have agreed to challenge their classrooms, and this will make a difference within the lecture halls, but that’s not enough.
Shouting down or shutting down speech isn’t a triumph against ignorance; it perpetuates ignorance.
Progressives are now horrified at the fervor with which students carry out their ideas—but they are still the ones who enlisted these youngsters in the first place.
School administrators must stop abasing themselves to student outrage. Colleges should foster intellectual community—not progressive appeasement.
A new mini-documentary examines censorship culture at Brown University and the anti-free speech movement at institutions of higher education.
The leisured class can afford to drop out of college or be placed on academic probation, but less privileged campus protesters mostly harm themselves.
We’re finding out what happens when youngsters grow up after having been shielded as much as possible from every obstacle and uncomfortable situation.
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