Tag Archives: Accuracy in Academia

Halloween at Kent State: Who will notice?

How can you tell it’s Halloween at Kent State? There’s more candy around. “A bulletin board is urging students in a Kent State University residence hall to ‘stop cultural appropriation this Halloween’ by eschewing costumes based on other cultures,” Ezra Katz reports on Campus Reform. …

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Biden Blasts Campus Left

Yes, it’s gotten really bipartisan. Robby Soave in Reason magazine reports that at the University of Delaware, the former vice president said, “Don’t give the Trumps of the world the ability to compare you to the Nazis or you to the racists because you’re doing …

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Progressives Go Pagan

Religious liberty actually has had a long and noble history in the United States, at least until recently. In 1790, George Washington wrote a letter to a Hebrew congregation in Rhode Island in which he claimed, “All citizens share and possess liberty of conscience and …

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Flag Burning 101

Maybe it’s better when schools and students don’t observe Columbus Day. “On Columbus Day, the Swarthmore Indigenous Students Association (SISA) burned the American flag and issued a set of demands, including removal of the flag from campus,” Matthew Stein reported on Campus Reform. Continue Reading....

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Ayn Rand @ Clemson

The institute, that is. The Ayn Rand Institute will be holding a free speech symposium in Tigerland this afternoon. You can watch it here. Continue Reading....

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Academe’s War on Halloween

What’s more juvenile, college students going trick or treating or college administrators waging war on Halloween? Campus Reform has the latest on the conflict. Wonder how many SWOT meetings this required. Continue Reading....

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Columbia University Pledges $100 Million for Faculty Diversity

$100 million pledge by Columbia University to create a more diverse workforce and faculty made the news, which sounds like a waste of money when it shouldn’t take that much money to hire diverse candidates. Continue Reading....

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New Mexico Science Standards Evolve From Global Warming

In the rare cases when schools deviate from establishment mores, they can expect a very partisan backlash. “A proposed overhaul of New Mexico’s state science standards for public schools came under intense criticism Monday at a packed public hearing in the state capital for omitting …

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Cost of West Point Traitor: A Quarter Million

The communist who worked propaganda into social media messages and his own wardrobe while at West Point was underwritten by U. S. taxpayers in a big way. “The scholarship value of a U.S. Military Academy education is $226,051, as of April 2017,” West Point’s public …

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Laurence Tribe Loses It

The 76-year-old public intellectual wants to get in a fist fight with 46-year-old Sebastian Gorka over one of Gorka’s speeches. “Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe threatened former presidential adviser Sebastian Gorka on Twitter, reminding Gorka of the ‘last time” he “broke a guy’s chin,’” Amber …

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