The Passing Of Grant Heilman
THE PASSING OF GRANT HEILMAN Mar. 5, 2014 Source: Grant Heilman Photography news release Grant Heilman passed away on Tuesday, February 25 at his home in Buena Vista, Colorado, following a brief illness.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
The News Journal
Indeed, a mind is a terrible thing to waste
The famous quote, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste," was part of a campaign slogan used by the United Negro College Fund in 1972 to drive home the point of the necessity of education.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Real Clear Politics
On Campuses, a Presumption of Guilt
SWARTHMORE, Pa. -- On Feb. 22, in celebration of its sesquicentennial, Swarthmore College proudly hosted "The Liberal Arts in Action: A Symposium on the Future of Liberal Arts."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Politics and ideology trump justice at Swarthmore
"Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation" of serious sexual misconduct?" asked Amanda Childress , the Sexual Assault Awareness Program coordinator at Dartmouth College.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Area universities poised to raise tuition rates
Despite President Obama's focus on the soaring costs of a college education, area universities are poised to raise their prices again in excess of the core rate of inflation.
The Times of Israel
Where to draw red lines with criticism of Israel?
That's the question at the center of a flurry of controversies over the last week involving Jewish museums, an Orthodox high school and Hillel chapters on college campuses.
Swarthmore's Hillel Opens up Voices on Israel-Palestine
On December 8, 2013, after months of internal debate, a group of Jewish students at Swarthmore College voted unanimously to declare its Hillel an "Open Hillel," making it the first Hillel center officially willing to partner with organizations and students regardless of their opinions about Israel and Zionism.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
To Play The Part, Actors Must Talk The Talk In Chinese
Chinese billionaire Xander Feng, played by Terry Chen, shakes hands with Francis Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey, in Netflix's House of Cards .
New Hampshire Public Radio -
To Play The Part, Actors Must Talk The Talk - In Chinese
The show has consulted with computer hackers and political scientists on storylines.
Bangor Daily News
Liberals no longer hiding contempt of free speech
Wow, this was a banner week for liberals and their "tolerance" of differing opinions, proving again that liberalism cannot survive open and honest debate.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Swarthmore College Receives $5 Million Gift to Endow the Frank...
Swarthmore College's capacity to advance liberal arts education both in the U.S. and worldwide received a major boost over the weekend-a $5 million commitment from James '79 and Anahita Naficy Lovelace to endow the Frank Aydelotte Foundation for the Advancement of the Liberal Arts.
Arthur Chu: Revenge of a very different nerd
Here at Maclean's, we appreciate the written word. And we appreciate you, the reader.
Northern Virginia Daily
Jonah Goldberg: Liberal students have a funny definition of 'diversity'
Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we're going to be shuttering the political science, religion and pre-law departments too.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Daily Caller
Harvard writer: Free speech threatens liberalism and must be destroyed
If this Harvard University student got her way, free speech on campus would be abolished and professors with dissenting views fired, because radical leftism is the only permissible political philosophy and the First Amendment is a barrier preventing modern colleges from fulfilling their proper role as indoctrination camps.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Quote of the Day: Jonah Goldberg on the left's definition of "diversity"
Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we're going to be shuttering the political science, religion, and pre-law departments too.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Asian-American Contestant, 'Villain' of 'Jeopardy,' Set To Return
During his four-day winning streak in late January, he sometimes interrupted host Alex Trebek and cut in before the host could finish a sentence.
Accepting free speech means listing to ideas that offend
Twenty-five years ago, British writer Salman Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" was viewed as blasphemous by many Muslims, became the target of a fatwa -- a death decree -- by then-Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
National Review Online
Jonah Goldberg: Attacking Diversity of Thought
Oh, and we're going to be shuttering the political science, religion, and pre-law departments too.
The Jewish News Weekly
Vassar Jewish Union declares itself an 'Open Hillel'
Vassar College's Jewish Union declared itself an "Open Hillel," repudiating international Hillel guidelines rejecting partnerships with groups deemed hostile toward Israel.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Arboretums: Four to visit in Delaware County
Delaware County, often recognized for traffic challenges, also includes tranquil spaces to align with nature.