“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.

“The Devil went down to Georgia,” sang Charlie Daniels — now he has gone up to Colorado. But the matter isn’t a fiddling contest but fiddling while education burns, as some Centennial State schools plan to offer their students satanic and atheistic literature.

With academia churning out increasingly ignorant masses, we may want to remember Thomas Jefferson's warning, "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free ... it expects what never was and never will be."

 

 

 

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