University philosophy departments are supposed to be centers of open inquiry and rigorous analysis. What happens when that comes up against political correctness?
Several recent demonstrations at various colleges across the country illustrate nicely the incoherent temper-tantrum style of politics that currently dominates campus life.
After Edith Macias ripped the hat off a fellow student’s head, she brought it to the student life offices, expecting its owner to be punished.
The president of Texas Southern University invited Black Lives Matter protesters to disrupt an event with a Republican lawmaker.
A sex toy protest out on the cold, wet sidewalk punctuated the right-leaning students inside the warm lecture hall hearing their ideas and intuitions confirmed.
From Black Lives Matter to the white working class, alienated segments of society believe amplifying their tone will allow them to regain power taken from them.
If we’re serious about treating trans people equally, Manning’s crimes should be treated seriously, not diminished or even celebrated because of one’s status as a transperson.
The University of Southern California appears to have been so committed to showing that it takes Title IX issues seriously it ignored a woman’s claim that she wasn’t abused.
It would be more encouraging if more schools changed their policies to protect the rights of accused students and stopped the witch hunt mentality raging on campus.
Hell and fury this is not, but it’s infinitely preferable to the boastful cowardice on display from Middlebury, and may discourage future thuggery.
Phi Kappa Psi was the victim of a malicious false accusation, and they’re giving their money to groups that support the moral panic that led to their mistreatment.
How a fake hate crime brought a small, rural Minnesota campus to its knees.
Even at a small New England college of modest reputation, one voice of dissent is one too many, and the entire apparatus of the college administration moves to silence him.
Middlebury College has mildly sanctioned students involved in attacking a professor and banging on car and building windows during a Charles Murray visit.
After quickly reading June Chu’s offending reviews in screenshots made available by the Yale Daily News, I found myself scratching my head at the hubbub.
For the Left to keep its investment in race alive, it must mortgage everyone to the notion that they’re not individuals, but members of a racial group, thus pitting everyone against each other.
It does not matter what your opinion is of Betsy DeVos, booing her during a speech is disrespectful and intellectually lazy.
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