Author: Nathan Harden

Nathan Harden is the education editor for RealClearPolitics. Follow him on Twitter @NathanHarden.

Free to Be Greek

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by RealClearEducation on April 20, 2021 and is crossposted here with permission. Why Freedom of Association Is as Essential to the University’s Mission as Freedom of Speech RealClearEducation has published a national opinion survey of students belonging to Greek-letter organizations, encompassing 4,620 students at 534 colleges and universities. […]

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Bias Response Teams—Not Gone Yet

At Emory University, when someone had the nerve to write “Trump 2016” in chalk on some sidewalks and steps, a wave of “fear” struck the campus, according to the university president. He made it clear that “Trump’s platform and his values undermine Emory’s values of diversity and inclusivity.” He also said that any student found […]

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Student Fees, Snooki, and a Drag Queen Superstar

Like a creeping mildew on a shower wall, student fees easily go unnoticed. Yet they grow relentlessly until, one day, you look down in total disgust and there they are. What are student fees next to the mountains of cash poured into tuition, room and board? A few hundred wasted dollars every year among tens […]

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Tawdry Sex and the Decline of Yale

My new book, Sex & God at Yale, covers many of the shabby low points of sex at the university: Live nudity in the classroom, oral sex seminars, masturbation how-tos and other examples of dedicated folly. But it’s important to focus on  the underlying problem I address in the book. Simply put:  Yale, along with […]

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