Day: July 14, 2014

New Proof that Colleges Are In Trouble

What does the state of on-campus housing tell us about the state of American higher-ed? A lot, as it turns out. Last week NBC News described the growth of a market in palatial student dormitories. Critics have long known that in promoting themselves, colleges tend  to highlight their luxurious facilities—not their academic programs. Students, in […]

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The Times Muffles Another Campus Rape Case

Sunday’s New York Times ran a lengthy story on what appears to be a mishandled allegation of sexual assault at Hobart and William Smith. (This was one of at least a dozen articles the Times has run on the topic, even as the “paper of record” has yet to run even one article on any […]

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