Madison Campbell

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Safe Spaces On College Campuses Are Creating Intolerant Students

Ideological safe spaces make those on the left and the right more extreme.<p>Van Jones, an American political and civil rights activist and former adviser to former President Barack Obama, recently spoke at the University of Chicago. The host asked Jones about the increasing demand from students to be …

Be Affirmative, Not Modest, In The College Application Process

Most students approach the college application process the way fearful serfs might have once approached their liege lord. “Forgive me for breathing your air and soiling your carpet with my dung-laden leathers, Your Highness,” he might begin. ”My crop of turnips failed this year due to the …

College & University

Star Wars: US Must Prep for Space Battles, Commander Says

The United States needs to make clear that it's ready and able to fight a war that extends into space, a top military official said.<p>Such a …

The politically correct mob is trampling free speech

Freedom of speech is a core principle of our free society. But everywhere we look, there are signs this freedom is being suppressed.

In Maryland Rape Case, Liberals Adhere to Political Correctness

Opinion<p>Posted: Mar 25, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>On the morning …

Immigration

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

They were due to get married on April 18, but he delayed the wedding and bought a house instead.<p>11:19 p.m. July 21, 2018<p>This man wants to know how …

Great Depression

This brilliant teenager just corrected NASA's mistake

Next time you make a mistake on the job, don’t be too hard on yourself — as it turns out, even the folks at NASA get it wrong sometimes. Luckily, the …

Learn about cool space stuff with NASA’s new Amazon Fire app

Since Donald Trump is going to wring every penny he can out of this country to line his pockets—err, pay for his stupid wall—it seems safe to assume …

Cool Stuff

Does it pay to get a double major in college?

Students are bombarded with an array of competing opportunities during college, all with the promise that each will lead to a better job or higher …

NASA looking at spaceport in lunar orbit as deep space gateway to Mars

WASHINGTON – NASA hasn’t officially scrapped its mission to use an asteroid as a stepping stone to Mars but it’s taking steps to chart a new approach …

College campus free-speech zones face new scrutiny, lawsuit

On some college campuses, students and outsiders are allowed to protest and distribute flyers only in free-speech zones. Supporters say it's a way to …

Los Angeles

What We Don’t Want to Know

Spring Fund Drive: Keep CounterPunch Afloat<br>CounterPunch is a lifeboat of sanity in today’s turbulent political seas. Please make a tax-deductible …

Get out of your 'not my college' bubble and do something about campus rape

If you were shocked that 15 percent of female undergrads at the University of Texas at Austin say they've been raped, you haven't been paying …

When Nuns Tried to Kick-Start India's First Transgender School

It didn’t exactly work out as planned.<p>On a sunlit day in mid-December, humid and ripe as South India winters tend to be, six Carmelite nuns invited the transgender activist Vijayaraja Mallika over for tea. They sat inside the Provincial House of the Congregation of the Mother of Carmel (CMC) to …

Transgender

12 Minute Video: What Yale Has Become

March 27, 2017 by Nancy French<p>In 2015, a video of a shrieking girl on Yale’s campus went viral, because Americans were stunned at the reason she was …

University of Texas Releases Study About Rape, Sexual Harassment at Schools

10 percent of female undergraduates say they have been raped while enrolled.<p>According to a new study conducted by the University of Texas System, 10 percent of female undergraduate students and 4 percent of male undergrads said they were raped while enrolled at one of 13 UT institutions involved in …

The Closing of the Republican Mind on For-Profit Colleges

In working to loosen proprietary-college regulation, contemporary politicians break decades of GOP precedent.<p>In Congress, on the presidential campaign trail, and in the editorial pages of <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Republicans have been unified in the belief that the Obama administration badly …

Higher Education

“Amid ‘Trump Effect’ fear, 40% of colleges see dip in foreign applicants” — but …

A New York Times headline from March 16 reads, “Amid ‘Trump Effect’ fear, 40% of colleges see dip in foreign applicants.” And the story’s opening paragraphs echo this; the first three mention a specific incident aimed to illustrate this, and then the article goes on to say:<p>Like many universities …

May a college expel a student for ‘unprofessional speech’ in Facebook posts?

Say a student is in a professional education program at a college — law school, medical school, nursing school, business school, school of education or the like. May the college expel him from the program, on the grounds that certain speech of his is “unprofessional” and therefore casts doubt on …

Authors discuss new book on role of Christian universities

Much of American higher education "has no unifying soul or mission," write the authors of a new book that seeks to promote faith and theology as …

Confessing Faculty: A Statement of Confession and Commitment from Christian Professors

Hundreds of "Confessing Faculty" at Christian colleges have signed a "Statement of Confession and Commitment." Chris explains what its language of …

Selective schools' long and tangled history with race and class

The selective school system in New South Wales, for example, which has the largest concentration and longest history of selective schooling, is a …

Monash University trigger warning policy fires up free speech debate

A key element in the new culture war that has swept through universities around the world has reached Australian campuses.<p>Monash University has …

Threats to academic freedom aren't just a white-guy problem

Why Andrew Potter’s resignation as the director of a McGill institute will have fallout for academia’s women and minorities<p>If Andrew Potter wasn’t a …

Public University Hires Coordinator to 'Protect' Illegal Immigrant Students

The University of Maryland has created a position to aid illegal immigrant students in the Trump era.<p>The “undocumented student coordinator” job is …

Who gets invited to speak on campus? Should anyone be turned away? | NOLA.com

In a March 16 blog post, Grand View University history professor Kevin Litten tries to imagine a university president ignoring the objections of the …

F.D.A. Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis

The Food and Drug Administration approved on Tuesday the first drug to treat a severe form of multiple sclerosis, offering hope to patients who previously had no other options to combat a relentless disease that leads to paralysis and cognitive decline.<p>The federal agency also cleared the drug to …

Multiple Sclerosis