Little could be more valuable in the digital age than to have at least a basic knowledge of how to protect one's data. Sadly, colleges are not teaching those skills to students. The result is that many of today’s young people are not as tech-savvy as they may think. And their lack of knowledge is dangerous to them and the institutions where they work and go to school.
Educators and students from all over the country flocked to the 17th Annual White Privilege Conference (WPC) in Philadelphia over the weekend. The controversial gathering touted a number of radical ideologies, including those that could only be described as anti-Christian and anti-police.
“Go Western, young man” is the message. Some Stanford University students want required Western Civilization curriculum reinstated at their school, 28 years after it was nixed following the agitation of protesters chanting “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Western Civ has got to go!"
On Friday, the Chicago Teachers Union staged a one-day walkout, giving over 400,000 students a day off from school that will not be made up. Though a number of teachers were adamantly opposed to the walkout, DNAInfo reports that teachers not complying with the strike would face consequences by the union.
A conservative college professor is facing the loss of a job for favoring Christian vallues — at a Catholic school: Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
At the same time, a new book by two conservative college professors pleads with conservatives to consider a career in academia in order to combat just such intimidation by intolerant progressives.