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Those who knew Herman Badillo remember that he walked tall and won distinction for his unyielding pursuit of truth and justice and his unending search for the policies and programs that would fulfill the promise of American life to its citizens. Born in Puerto Rico and orphaned at the age of five, he won high honorsContinue Reading >>
Rape is a serious crime that deserves the full attention of responsible law enforcement—not campus kangaroo courts, whose insufficiency for such matters has again been made manifest in federal court. The court is the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the case is a lawsuit againstContinue Reading >>
ACTA’s sixth edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
Much has been made of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) decision to end an unsustainable football program. Of all the commentary that came out in the days after the announcement, however, George R. La Noue’s blog post on the matter may be the best. Rather than focusing on the...Continue Reading >>
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has released its annual Spotlight on Speech Codes, a comprehensive report on the state of free speech on campus and the many restrictions students face. This year’s report features an interactive infographic (see the static version below),...Continue Reading >>