Higher Education

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Trumping Liberty

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2016 | Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has embarked on a mission to elect Donald Trump. How will a polarizing political endorsement affect a top…

How long should bad choices haunt college-bound students?

By Melinda Taylor
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Higher Education | A group of lawyers wants to remove high-school discipline questions from the Common Application used by the admissions offices of more than 600 colleges and…

Catholic college president resigns after freshman retention controversy

By Melinda Taylor
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Higher Education | The president of the nation’s second-largest Catholic university resigned this week after ensnaring the school in controversy over his strategy to weed out…

The fight for standards at Stanford

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Higher Education | If asked to explain this weird election cycle, I’d have to say America has stopped thinking. And one major cause of that would have to be American…

Midday Roundup: Lands’ End apologizes for praising abortion advocate

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unacceptable affiliation. Lands’ End has apologized for featuring Gloria Steinem, the feminist leader and abortion supporter, in an article in its spring…

Midday Roundup: Angry weather rips through the South

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Southern storms. A deadly storm system that spawned tornadoes in Gulf Coast states Tuesday night is expected to bring severe weather to the Carolinas this…

Most Christian colleges in Texas opt out of having guns on campus

Most Christian colleges in Texas opt out of having guns on campus

By Melinda Taylor
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Gun Rights | Starting in August, public universities in Texas must allow concealed guns on campus. Although conservative and, in some cases, Christian lawmakers championed…

Purdue staffer quits after alleged ‘rape’ comment

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | In my column last week, I wrote about the passion abortion advocates seem to have about the death of unborn babies. Jamie Newman, a staff member at Purdue…

Wheaton, Hawkins profess no hard feelings

By Leigh Jones
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Higher Education | College to name scholarship for the departing political science professor it once wanted to fire

Wheaton, Larycia Hawkins agree to part ways

By Leigh Jones
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Higher Education | Surprise announcement comes just days before the professor was set to go before a faculty council

Putting gender-neutral over handicapped-accessible bathrooms in West Virginia

Putting gender-neutral over handicapped-accessible bathrooms in West Virginia

By Elizabeth Tracy
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Transgenderism | New blue signs going up on bathroom doors at West Virginia University (WVU) have traditional male and female figures but also the new transgender logo of a…

Falwell defends Trump endorsement

By Mickey McLean
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Campaign 2016 | Jerry Falwell Jr. defended his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Wednesday afternoon in an opinion column posted by  The

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