Day: March 18, 2014

The Underestimated Value of Liberal Arts Degrees

Cross-posted from the Center for College Affordability and Productivity   The subject matters of arts and humanities, like philosophy and English, are often viewed as being too far removed from daily life to be useful outside of the academic world. Marc Andreessen, founder of Netscape,   claims  that a student not in a STEM field […]

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‘Rape Culture’ Fraud–Unmasking a Delusion

Anyone who follows the contemporary media closely is doubtless familiar with the suddenly ubiquitous phrase “rape culture.” In the context of higher education, the phrase implies two interlocking beliefs. First: despite crime statistics showing sexual assault (as well as all violent crimes) to be very uncommon on campus, colleges and universities are, in fact, hotbeds […]

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