Higher Education

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Preferring those who hate us

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Israel | There is a Ph.D. dissertation in it for whoever can figure out why we always prefer those who hate us. The spectacle of a few weeks ago of students at the…

In one week, college basketball loses two greats: Tarkanian and Smith

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Obituary | Retired University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian died today at age 84 after battling health issues. He was hospitalized Monday…

‘Inclusive’ speech campaign

By La Shawn Barber
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Free Speech | Isn’t it strange how campus liberalism has evolved from a free-speech, tradition-defying, I-am-woman, youth-led movement to a speech-suppressing,

Sham universities create student visa loopholes terrorists could exploit

By Laura Edghill
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Immigration | Immigrant student Bhanu Challa unexpectedly traded her anticipated diploma for handcuffs in 2011, during a federal crack-down on universities suspected of…

Guilty as charged

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | A horrible campus culture doesn’t get football players off the hook for rape

Deeper problems with National Signing Day

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Sportswriter Gregg Easterbrook examines the issues facing big-time college football

Illinois Bible colleges sue over state regulation

By Dave Bell
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Religion | Three years ago, Rachel Vasquez enrolled in Dayspring Bible College and Seminary in Mundelein, Ill., north of Chicago. She wanted to attend a college that…

More college campus cops are carrying guns

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Higher Education | Amid increased worries about school shootings and subsequent discussions on gun control, public universities are turning more and more toward arming campus…

The Sandusky problem is a Penn State problem

By J.C. Derrick
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Sports | You don’t have to be a college football fan to recall the nightmarish 2011 scandal at Penn State University: Some brave souls finally had the courage to…

Duke University cancels plans to broadcast Muslim call-to-prayer

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Religion | UPDATE: Duke University officials announced this afternoon they have canceled plans to allow the school’s Muslim Student Association to chant their…

Delaying the separation anxiety: Mom and Dad move to college

Delaying the separation anxiety: Mom and Dad move to college

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | The latest trend in helicopter parenting has arrived.  Lori Osterberg and her husband recently moved from Denver to Portland, Ore., to live with their…

Critics: Free community college won’t solve U.S. education problem

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | In a preview of his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a proposal to give all “responsible students” two years of free…

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