Accuracy in Academia

Conservative Commentator Denied Speech Opportunity at DePaul University over Views

Steve Crowder, a popular conservative commentator on YouTube, was going to speak at DePaul University, per a pending application by the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at DePaul. But, administrators nixed that application because his speech doesn’t align “with DePaul’s educational mission.” Their criteria appeared …

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Attack On An American Institution: Recess

Those of us of a certain age might be surprised at just how far education specialists have gone in eradicating American traditions. “Most child development experts believe that kids need some unstructured run-around time during the day,” Lenore Skenazy writes on the Reason.com blog. “The …

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Duke Professor Allegedly Said Conservatives, Libertarians could be Autistic to Believe in Ideology

A Duke history professor allegedly suggested that conservatives and libertarians could be autistic for believing in those ideologies. Right-leaning students started a petition as a way to condemn her comments, considering the university had not condemned her comments. Nancy MacLean, who teaches history at the …

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Despite Nancy Pelosi’s “Crumbs” Claim, Millennials can Benefit from Tax Reform Savings

Generation Opportunity, a free-market oriented non-profit organization geared towards Millennials, offered insight into how Millennials benefit from last year’s tax reform law, passed and signed into law by the GOP and President Donald Trump. In their blog post, Generation Opportunity rebutted the repeated claim by …

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Cal-Berkeley Allocates $800,000 for Illegal Immigrant Student Financial Aid

University of California-Berkeley announced it will allocate $800,000 to a financial aid program for illegal immigrant students. Currently, one of their students, Luis Mora, is detained by Immigration, Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency after leaving the country and trying to re-enter without proper immigration paperwork. …

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University to Spend $1.2 Million on Why Women Don’t Go into STEM Fields

Indiana University at Bloomington, the flagship campus of the state university system, is spending $1.2 million into a project studying why there aren’t more women working in STEM fields (i.e. science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The project will be led by Adam Maltese, a science …

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Justice Ginsberg Says Colleges Go Too Far

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg says that colleges go too far in disrespecting the rights of the accused. “Well, that must not be ignored and it goes beyond sexual harassment,” she told Jeffrey Rosen of The Atlantic in an article which appeared the day …

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Human Soul Studies

A writer on The Imaginative Conservative actually attempts to assay, A Short History of the Human Soul, and does an impressive job of it. “After the Battle of Actium—the turning point in 31 BC between Rome, the Republic and Rome, the Empire—Hellenism went through an …

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The Original Comeback Kid

On President’s Day, we not only remember George Washington and Abraham Lincoln but also another president born in February. American presidents of both parties, all too often, need to be appreciated at a distance. Of the 20th Century chief executives, perhaps only Ronald Reagan holds …

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