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August 17, 2017
It’s one thing for unwelcome racists to invade our campuses, quite another to have dead racists honored on them, argues Leidy Klotz.
August 17, 2017
Monuments to racism, hate and prejudice must be removed, writes Larry Moneta, but only through legitimate, law-abiding processes.

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August 17, 2017
Passionate opinions about the company that puts books, including this book, in our ears.
August 17, 2017
Something new, not necessarily something good.  
August 17, 2017
How can libraries enact their values in the wake of Charlottesville? Can we impart those values to our students?

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February 2, 2010
An alumnus with a grudge wreaks havoc by requiring a college to tenure its food service workers. Lee Williams surveys the carnage.
February 1, 2010
Elizabeth Kiss and J. Peter Euben consider why and how colleges engage in a crucial form of instruction.
January 29, 2010
What happens when you pour all your effort into a work -- and hardly anyone seems to notice the result?
January 28, 2010
Congress should regularly require states to maintain their spending on higher education, F. King Alexander argues.
January 27, 2010
It is not only people living on islands who count as insular -- etymology notwithstanding. Consider a recent piece by New York Times columnist David Brooks, whose usual shtick might be called “Thornstein Veblen for Dummies.” Using the disaster in Haiti following the earthquake earlier this month as his peg, Brooks diagnosed the country’s poverty and imploding civil society as byproducts of Voodoo – which, with its magical worldview, discourages rational calculation and planning.

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