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January 23, 2019
Partisan politics prevents those on the political left from seeing threats to campus free expression, argue Jeffrey Aaron Snyder and Amna Khalid.
January 22, 2019
Maria Shine Stewart describes taking the exam almost four decades after her first try.
January 22, 2019
The college deserves praise for being honest about its financial challenges, but that transparency may not help with admissions, writes Jim Jump. The issues are particularly challenging for early decision.

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January 23, 2019
The economics of higher ed.  
January 23, 2019
Every year our degrees “expire” in relevancy and timeliness if we don’t refresh each class with an eye to the future, Ray Schroeder argues.

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April 20, 2011
A new book looks at the narcopolitics of methamphetamine. Scott McLemee grinds his teeth while reading it.
April 19, 2011
I'll sketch out a claim that academic freedom flourished in the late 1960s and early 1970s, then consider why, then ask what may be learned from that time to help us understand and act in our time. My argument will not yield a happy ending, but maybe a bracing one.
April 18, 2011
For his students, Wick Sloane runs the Boston Marathon today. With endorsements from Doonesbury, Mint Milanos, and the Andover Shop.
April 15, 2011
This year’s National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament is likely to be remembered not only for a championship game in which both teams struggled to put the ball in the basket, but also for the extraordinary media coverage it attracted to the issue of whether big-time college athletes should be paid. Special shows on PBS and other networks about paying college athletes were promoted as aggressively as the games themselves.
April 14, 2011
If we had our choice, Sarah Lawrence would never be listed among the most expensive colleges in America.

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