College

colleges

Degrees of control

March 27, 2020 3:23 pm

America’s colleges are selling themselves to hostile foreign states

japan

Why ‘safe spaces’ are nowhere to be seen on Japan’s college campuses

February 25, 2020 11:39 am

Japan is like Switzerland in the culture wars, a safe haven where the hostilities raging elsewhere can be observed but avoided

david frum democrats

The Democrats shouldn’t nominate some outlier candidate on a gamble

January 28, 2020 4:22 pm

The British election of 2019 offers them an obvious warning

yale art history

Stalin at Yale

January 28, 2020 3:05 pm

Art history for the age of identity politics

sarah lawrence college higher education

A new mob at Sarah Lawrence College

January 24, 2020 12:29 pm

Hope for Gen Z?

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

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

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

felicity huffman

The Oscar goes to Felicity Huffman

September 15, 2019 11:15 am

The Desperate Housewife is down with a case of the Varsity Blues

novel books

Novel advice for incoming STEM freshmen

September 2, 2019 1:07 pm

Students interested in a career in investing and technology should read more fiction

intellectuals

I’m starting a trade union for intellectuals

July 17, 2019 11:33 pm

Someone should go in to bat for academics if they’re targeted by an outrage mob

universities chinese

Has China infiltrated America’s universities?

July 4, 2019 12:43 pm

In the academy, Beijing is the elephant in the room

bernie sanders college student debt

Sure, cancel student debt. Then cancel college

June 26, 2019 11:30 am

Higher education has been massively devalued over the past decade

viewpoint diversity

Viewpoint diversity includes conservative thought

June 24, 2019 12:26 pm

The seminar, not the lecture, is the way

elizabeth warren college debt

Why Elizabeth Warren’s college debt plan sucks

May 3, 2019 2:13 pm

Her proposal rewards big borrowers and punishes workers who scrimped

middlebury college

The Middlebury mess

April 23, 2019 2:43 pm

Students are open to challenging ideas. Their administrators are not

tulsa reimagining american university

The reimagining of the American university

April 22, 2019 10:03 am

A college in Oklahoma has turned academia into an Atwoodian nightmare

bridget phetasy graduation college

Stop wasting your money on college

March 18, 2019 12:49 pm

The valedictory address high school seniors need to hear

sarah lawrence college viewpoint diversity

When a student mob came for my job, my college did not support me

March 15, 2019 2:02 pm

Students at my college demanded a review of my tenure because of an article I wrote. My fellow faculty members failed to back me up

operation varsity blues felicity huffman

Operation Varsity Blues and the wrong sort of college corruption

March 13, 2019 10:12 am

Free Felicity Huffman, because nothing else in education is

viewpoint diversity higher education

The search for viewpoint diversity in higher education

February 23, 2019 9:42 am

America’s colleges are deeply embedded in and influenced by the local communities where they are geographically situated