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Macalester College: Liberal Arts or Monoculture?

  Macalester College is a small (2,000-plus students), highly regarded, and very selective liberal arts college in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is proud of its...

THE DECLINING PRESTIGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

In the New York Times, Bret Stephens decries the decline of higher education. He cites a familiar litany of leftist presumption and abuse: Anyone who has...

When My College Art Class Became a Political Ambush

One afternoon during my sophomore year at the University of Virginia, I had to attend a presentation from the college’s residential artist for an...

University Professor Steals Money, Republican Lawmakers Call for Action

University administrators began investigating Professor of Education Aaron Doering after 5 Eyewitness News requested Doering’s expense and travel reimbursement forms from the school. First-class flights,...

Conservative grad shares her story: ‘I’ve spent the last four years...

I just graduated from St. Olaf College after receiving an education I didn’t expect. That’s because as a conservative at my small,...

Alyssa Ahlgren: Canceling student loan debt is regressive, among other problems

This commentary was originally submitted and published by Pioneer Press ________________ Minnesota’s own Ilhan Omar is...

Hardened Political Postures Quell Intellectual Debate, Development on Campuses

College campuses traditionally have strived to encourage free speech and acted as havens for the expression of diverse thought to examine beliefs...

Alyssa Ahlgren: Adversity Score Is Creating False Equality

The announcement of The College Board that it is adding an “adversity score” to the SAT is another mistaken attempt to close a...

My YAF Chapter Was Suspended After Inviting a Pro-Life Speaker

In early March, news broke that my school, the University of Northwestern—St. Paul (UNW), had blocked Star Parker—a Christian, pro-life conservative—from giving a...

The SAT’s “Adversity Score” Will Reinforce Collective Identity and Undermine Individual...

It would be nice to think that high school students can get into a good university based on their abilities or talents, but a...