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When Colleges Betray Their Ben...

Oct 3, 2017 by

by George W. Rutler – Those colleges that neglect the heritage of their benefactors should cease living off their munificent...

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History as Tragedy and Farce: ...

Sep 15, 2017 by

by Mark Malvasi – In their political offensive against socialism and democracy, many European statesmen of the late-nineteenth...

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Why Note-Taking by Hand Is Bet...

Aug 10, 2017 by

by Joseph Pearce – In a groundbreaking study, researchers have shown that handwriting is better than typing as a means of...

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Tenure and the Common Good of ...

Aug 4, 2017 by

by Brian Jones – The university is ultimately designed to give students what is needed, rather than what is wanted or merely...

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What Is Human Dignity?

Jul 11, 2017 by

We display our dignity by imposing our will on nature to create a world where we can live as dignified beings—or not as miserably...

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The Last Great Englishman: Art...

Jun 27, 2017 by

by M.E. Bradford – Because he was an antique Englishman, the Iron Duke of Wellington was able to recognize his campaigns as...

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Is Standardized Testing Good f...

Jun 19, 2017 by

by Howard Merken – The philosophy of the liberal arts says that education should train the mind to think. But today teachers...

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Is the Rule of Law in Danger?

Jun 1, 2017 by

Allen Porter Mendenhall – Having flouted and subverted the rule of law for decades, the radical elements of the progressive...

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What Is the Constitution For?

May 25, 2017 by

by Bruce Frohnen – The U.S. Constitution is important, and great, precisely because it recognizes that people and their rights...

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It’s Alive! Why the Idea...

Apr 27, 2017 by

by Bruce Frohnen – By insisting that judges are responsible for fixing bad laws, rather than interpreting all laws with...

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What Can the Southern Traditio...

Apr 26, 2017 by

by Richard Weaver – Looking at the whole of the South’s promise and achieve­ment, I would be unwilling to say that it offers a...

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The Death of Grammar & Th...

Apr 24, 2017 by

In the educational world today, we ask the wrong question about how students are to become educated. Instead of asking what they...

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Classical Christian Education ...

Apr 17, 2017 by

by Stephen Turley – Today, both in our schools and wider society, the True, Good, and Beautiful are now whatever one wants them...

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So Many Opinions, So Little Ne...

Feb 21, 2017 by

by Bradley J. Birzer – Where today can we turn not for opinion, but for actual facts and events, names, and dates—unburdened by...

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The Purpose of Mathematics in ...

Feb 16, 2017 by

by Thomas Treloar – One of the chief aims of mathematics has always been to reveal and describe an order in the natural world....

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History, Hate, & Hysteria...

Feb 10, 2017 by

by Bruce Frohnen – So long as the government continues subsidizing radical groupthink through its tax, research, and other...

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Message from Another World: A ...

Jan 27, 2017 by

by Anthony Esolen – Such textbooks as the one I found would be drummed out of today’s schools, where children are taught to be...

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In Defense of Those Who Protec...

Jan 1, 2017 by

by Louis Markos – Yes, we must hold our police and our military accountable, but we must also respect the difficulty and danger...

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Edmund Burke on Free Will, Chr...

Dec 17, 2016 by

by Bradley J. Birzer – Christianity, Edmund Burke held, is the great equalizer. Not only is it the first force in the world to...

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How Can Studying Grammar Save ...

Dec 11, 2016 by

by Thaddeus Kozinski – We have heard much about the moral, political, and spiritual corruption of American culture, and...

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