Category Archives: College

Andrew Gelman: What has happened down here is the winds have changed

Andrew Gelman writes: To understand Fiske’s attitude, it helps to realize how fast things have changed. As of five years ago—2011—the replication crisis was barely a cloud on the horizon. Here’s what I see as the timeline of important events: … Continue reading

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Campus PC: It’s the Dumb Students

Robert Weissberg writes: The Social Justice Warriors and thin-skinned “communities of color” among others will continue to throttle lively classroom conversations and any professor who insists that matters have improved, still risks his career. The reason for this dismal prognosis … Continue reading

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A Rape On Campus

Wikipedia: “A Rape on Campus” is a now-retracted Rolling Stone article by Sabrina Erdely originally published on November 19, 2014, which claimed to describe a group sexual assault at the University of Virginia (UVA). It has since been discredited and … Continue reading

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How a casino tycoon is trying to combat an exploding pro-Palestinian movement on campuses

Different groups have different interests. I see nothing diabolical in being pro or anti-Israel, pro or anti Islam, pro or anti-Jewish, black, gay, etc. American college campuses are not moral sewers because they are more anti-Israel than other parts of … Continue reading

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The end of Baylor’s Art Briles

ESPN: “Art Briles has talked about his “nonjudgmental” program that wanted “mavericks” and prided itself on giving second chances. That attitude, mixed with indifference toward victims, did him in.” How do you think he turned around Baylor’s football program? By … Continue reading

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