In a move that seems to have the potential to set up many students for failure, the University of Iowa has instituted a social justice degree program. The program was approved by the Iowa Board of Regents on Thursday, and is expected to be implemented by the spring of 2017.
Many students on today’s college campuses are trigger-warning happy. And while this may occasionally concern guns, it just as likely may concern racism, sexism, classism, able-bodyism, the Constitution, white men or just about anything else.
A concealed-carry gun law designed to make a whole college campus a safer space is being protested in a truly offensive way, with, as one newspaper puts it, students “fighting firearms with phalluses."
A New Mexico academic official has admitted that high-school students were given babies’ brains to dissect at his institution. Since this is, reportedly, is a violation of the law, will he be brought to justice?
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Most college presidents understandably fear retribution by the federal government if they do not follow federal dictates, but Oklahoma Wesleyan's Everett Piper has dared to challenge the federal beast.
Whether or not it's don't ask, it's certainly don't tell. That is, don't tell the parents that a boy may be sleeping with their daughter.
“There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them,” observed author George Orwell. And Princeton University is obviously replete with intellectuals, as evidenced by its new obsession: eliminating the word “man” from its Human Resources Department.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU), a Christian college, is the first university to join a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its five-year-old policy mandating how schools address allegations of sexual assault. The suit contends that the standards set by the Obama administration fail to protect innocent students, violate the Administrative Procedure Act, and amount to male gender bias.
The Supreme Court temporarily stayed a lower court’s ruling that a Virginia transgender student has the right under federal law to use the boys’ bathroom.
The punishment of Rohini Sethi illustrates the lack of respect many in student leadership of American colleges and universities hold for freedom of expression. And it does not bode well for our future.