Education

high-schoolers

We’re all high-schoolers now

February 3, 2020 12:05 pm

In the age of social media, we have the largest mobs in the history of mankind

nathan cofnas philosophers

Academics are trying to get my paper retracted — and some of them haven’t even read it

January 31, 2020 4:14 pm

Philosophy is ultimately about questioning orthodoxies and challenging taboos

yale art history

Stalin at Yale

January 28, 2020 3:05 pm

Art history for the age of identity politics

canceled cancel culture

So you’ve been canceled. Here’s how to fight back

January 24, 2020 12:53 pm

Let’s make 2020 the year cancel culture gets canceled

sarah lawrence college higher education

A new mob at Sarah Lawrence College

January 24, 2020 12:29 pm

Hope for Gen Z?

defend

Defend your friends

January 22, 2020 4:48 am

The silence of decent people allows the bullies to get away with it

freedom

2019 was not a good year for freedom of speech

January 11, 2020 8:50 am

Is everything rosy in the groves of academe?

college food

The real reason for college food fights

December 2, 2019 2:55 pm

Scarcely a month passes without a food-related scandal causing uproar on campus

bucharest

Why is there more intellectual freedom in Bucharest than Cambridge?

November 27, 2019 1:54 pm

The students in Romania were doing what students are supposed to do: hearing each side of the argument

unread library

How to converse with know-it-alls

November 26, 2019 9:43 am

Exposing the Unread Library Effect

transracial

Finally, the transracial community are gaining recognition

November 18, 2019 1:47 pm

All thanks to a British higher education union

asians

Asians are doing too well — they must be stopped

November 13, 2019 9:52 am

The Asian American success story catastrophically undermines the assumptions behind affirmative action

Northwestern University

A journalism lesson from Northwestern

November 12, 2019 6:58 pm

While the student journalists deserve criticism, they might benefit from some sympathy as well

ben shapiro

Ben Shapiro and the extreme nonsense of the horseshoe theory

November 10, 2019 4:53 pm

It brings no fortune and a great deal of confusion

andrei serban

Andrei Serban and the importance of acting out

November 10, 2019 2:19 pm

His style of hands-on direction — honest critique without regard for feelings or compassion — led students to serious artistic breakthroughs

left-wing

Why are young people so left-wing?

October 30, 2019 2:52 pm

Left-wing professors think it’s their responsibility to open their students’ eyes to injustice

leaders

Where are world leaders educated?

October 23, 2019 1:45 pm

The US has just overtaken Britain in the number of world leaders educated at the country’s universities

yale colleges

Colleges should be ‘islands of excellence’

October 18, 2019 1:52 pm

Scarcely a month passes without some distinguished professor being targeted for defenestration

harold bloom

Harold Bloom, the Falstaff of lit crit

October 15, 2019 12:12 pm

Bloom was a working-class Jew from the Bronx who, like Saul Bellow, had autodidactified himself to the gills despite being in the university

adderall

Grade A: what Adderall has taught me

October 5, 2019 1:19 pm

‘Come to think of it, no. I’ve never had a patient, once prescribed, go off them’

journalism students

Dear journalism students…

September 23, 2019 12:11 am

Here’s how to make it in the media

climate strikers

Homework for the climate strikers

September 20, 2019 7:04 am

Does scientific evidence support the notion that ‘the Earth is dying’?

andrew yang asian

Andrew Yang, Asian stereotypes and the discomforts of reality

September 19, 2019 4:33 pm

We are highly averse to even remotely acknowledging differences in group outcomes, even when it comes to positive ones

free speech

Are college campuses eroding free speech?

September 18, 2019 4:59 pm

University officials and libertarian columnists clash in DC debate

woke history

Woke history is making big inroads in America’s high schools

September 17, 2019 4:08 pm

The cleansing power of ethnic studies