Higher Education

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For-profit colleges raking in GI Bill funds

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges in recent years, including a troubled chain that is closing and selling its campuses amid a…

More than smart

More than smart

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Would you rather be smart or good? Most of us, I trust, would go for the good, but which of the two causes us the most embarrassment when we lack it? When I…

Midday Roundup: Court again gives thumbs up to affirmative action

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Affirmative approval. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled again yesterday that the University of Texas may legally use race as part of its admissions…

College statements of faith—useful or useless?

By Marvin Olasky
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Education | I’m still trying to understand more about the impact of statements of faith at colleges. This is a request for more comments. Should Christian college…

Don’t know much about chronological reasoning

Don’t know much about chronological reasoning

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | A few years ago, Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, visited Bowdoin College at the invitation of a student organization. While…

Debt decisions

Debt decisions

By David Skeel
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Money | A better idea for student loan reform

A conservative (finally) wins in court

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | A federal judge has ordered the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) to pay $710,000 in legal fees to the lawyers who represented a conservative…

From PK to megachurch pastor

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | The June 28 issue of WORLD, posted online today, includes an interview with megachurch pastor and author David Jeremiah. Here are some questions and answers…

Unwelcome fame

By J.C. Derrick
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News | Student hero dodges public spotlight, financial windfall in Seattle shooting

SPU student: Only God’s grace saved us

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Shooting | Jon Meis, the Seattle Pacific University senior credited with thwarting a gunman’s plan for mass murder last week, said in a statement issued through the…

Famous last words

By Dave Swavely
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Religion | In a season of commencement controversy, some Christian colleges look close to home for speakers

How far is too far?

By Marvin Olasky
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Religious Liberty | Sen. Joe McCarthy terrorized his opponents on the left from 1950 to 1954, but finally went too far, and lawyer Joseph Welch pinned him with the most skilled…

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