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February 11, 2016
Can admissions officers truly compare levels of gratitude and responsibility among applicants in any equitable way, asks Elaine Tuttle Hansen.
February 10, 2016
Scott McLemee reviews a new anthology that documents a place in which people are condemned to psychic torture so continuous it seems eternal.

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June 28, 2007
"There's a faggot over there! There's a faggot over there! Come look!" Brian, a senior at "River" High School yelled to a group of 10 year-old boys. The group of boys dashed after Brian as he ran down the hallway, towards the presumed "faggot." Peering down the hallway I saw Brian's friend, Dan, waiting for the boys. As the boys came into his view, Dan pursed his lips and began sashaying toward them. He swung his hips exaggeratedly and wildly waved his arms on the end of which his hands hung from limp wrists. To the boys Brian yelled, referring to Dan, "Look at the faggot! Watch out!
June 27, 2007
The cliché of the absent-minded, asexual professor is dead. Scott McLemee looks at "the new academic stereotype."
June 26, 2007
In the movie "Ghostbusters," Dan Aykroyd commiserates with Bill Murray after the two lose their jobs as university researchers. “Personally, I like the university. They gave us money and facilities, and we didn’t have to produce anything. You’ve never been out of college. You don’t know what it’s like out there. I’ve worked in the private sector.
June 25, 2007
Proposed regulations about military recruiting and ROTC threaten key academic values, writes John K. Wilson.
June 22, 2007
The current approach often confuses, or misleads, students and families about what college will cost them, says Mark Kantrowitz. He offers a proposal for change.

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