Is Academia’s DEI Delusion Reaching the End of its Shelf Life?

Is Academia’s DEI Delusion Reaching the End of its Shelf Life?

My email box contained an interesting bit of news this morning under the engaging title “DEI, Left to Die.” These encouraging words were from the National Association of Scholars (NAS), a right-of-center group of academics who work to retain some sanity in America’s ivory towers. The NAS’s task is not enviable. The lounges where professors … Read more

Why Are So Many Young People Rejecting College Education?

Why Are So Many Young People Rejecting College Education?

Many of today’s young people decide that a college education is not worth the time and treasure it costs. Rejecting Higher Education For previous generations, this might be something of a surprise—although it shouldn’t be. Colleges have spent the first quarter of the twenty-first century making their product—the degrees they award—more expensive and less valuable. … Read more

Enduring Alabama Heat for God’s Marriage: What Happened and Why the Sacrifice

On April 14, 2021, members of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) answered the call for reinforcements from a conservative college student in Alabama. With a van loaded with enthusiastic volunteers, they drove to the Auburn University to oppose “homosexual marriage” and promote God’s marriage between one man and … Read more

When Social Activism Outweighs Good Grammar

For at least a half-century, there has been a cadre of highly trained men and women that appear to be on a mission to destroy our common culture. They are being paid with public dollars. They have access to legions of young people, whom they are training to do their bidding. They can say and … Read more

Why Students Wander In The Dark Without Western Civilization

The word university comes from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium which means a community of scholars and teachers. They gathered together in search of the truth. Its medieval Catholic origins speak of a unified worldview that encompassed all sciences and disciplines. It embraced all that is physical, from the stars in the sky to … Read more

A Student’s Guide to Popular Heresies

Disorientation: How to Go to College Without Losing Your Mind, John Zmirak, editor (West Chester, Penn.: Ascension Press, 2010)   For many students, the summer after graduation is a stressful time. After the long expected rite of passage, they anticipate a few weeks of ease before going off to college. High school is over. College … Read more