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TOP STORIES                                 VOL. 4,   NO. 1     WINTER  2018
“Silent Sam” keeps on falling..... Liberal arts do coding.... Larry Nassar fallout keeps on spreading.... A new Animal House at Dartmouth.... Frats strike back.... Sweeping changes for Title IX.... Judge in Harvard case has Harvard connnections.... Fourth and forty for Maryland....  and more....

TOP STORIES                           VOL. 3,   NO. 3-4     SUMMER-FALL  2018
Steep decline in humanities.... Hard sciences go soft.... Harvard’s  affirmative action in the crosshairs.... Beta Theta pshaw!...  Chicago drops SAT and ACT.... Sex assault in the #MeToo era.... Overtime for the NCAA.... and more....

TOP STORIES                            VOL. 3,   NO. 2           SPRING  2018
Professors fight back.... Confucian spies.... Gaps in spending shortchange minorities.... Corruption in college sports.... Steven Pinker is back.... Feds probe early-admit practices... and more...

TOP STORIES                            VOL. 3,   NO.1            WINTER  2018
Travesty for Michigan State.... Identity politics takes some hits.... Who is Jordan Peterson?... The case against education.... Loan defaults on the rise.... Online education on a roll.... An endowment tax.... and more....

TOP STORIES                            VOL. 2,   NO. 4             FALL 2017
New Derek Bok book.... Betting on ‘excellence with diversity’.... Not-so-free free speech.... MicroMasters and Microcolleges.... Former male former spy at Harvard....  DeVos breaks more Title IX china.... The future of higher ed—in Wisconsin.... Cornell 0utpost in the Big Apple.... Troubling trends with student debt... GOP tax plan lands with a splat...  and more...

TOP STORIES                            VOL. 2,  NO. 3            SUMMER 2017
Charlottesville murder... Double, double toil and trouble...  Title IX takedown...  No more volleyball... Google and “academic victimology”... Harvard and affirmative inaction... Why Republicans hate college..... Tim Cook (Apple) tells MIT grads that technology “doesn’t want to do great things”... and more...

TOP STORIES                            VOL. 2,  NO. 2            SPRING 2017
Fear and loathing at Middlebury... The political correctness bacterium... Trump’s budget... A Title IX witch hunt...  The high cost of free tuition... Tenure on the ropes... Fiscal challenges… FAFSA fails… And more…

TOP STORIES                            VOL. 2,  NO. 1            WINTER 2017
Betsy wins by a Pence… The new civics… Reshaping education with e pluribus unum… Liberal arts: the new utilitarianism…  Cracking down on “boys-will-be-boys” talk… Million-dollar presidents and other migraines for trustees… “Keep the Damned Women Out”: a history…  And more…

TOP STORIES                            VOL. I,  NO. 4              FALL  2016
How “financialization” is leading colleges to disaster…  Boards should back teacher training… The Stone stops rolling at UVA… Victims of the war on for-profits... Self-censorship in academia… Student fees on the rise… And more….

TOP STORIES                            VOL. I,  NO. 3            SUMMER 2016
MOOCs Plateau… Sex Assault Gets More Complicated… Musical Chairs for Administrators… a Civics teach-in… Is Student Activism Killing Free Speech?… More Guns on Campus… and much More

TOP STORIES                           VOL. I,  NO. 2             SPRING 2016
Bathroom battles in North Carolina…. Just say No to Western Civ… Harvard nixes all-male “Finals Clubs”…. Name games…  Does gender matter?...   ACTA prez retires… High court punts Little Sisters… College scoreboardloses…. More guns on campus…. more Diversity ....and more.

TOP STORIES                            VOL. I,  NO. 1            WINTER 2016
Catholics to the barricades....  Harvard going soft on admissions....  Yale still fretting over Halloween costumes.... Football not all it’s cracked up to be....  Who’s to blame for rising costs... The “College Premium” – explained...Using Title IX to fight sex assault....  and more.

TOP STORIES                    BETA VOL. I,  NO. 3          NOVEMBER 2015
Misery at  Mizzou—and at Yale, Princeton & Harvard.... An  Oregon massacre.... Religious violence and meaning....  The big lie of social science research....  Diversity challenges... More student debt.... Culture wars are back.... a Yik Yak murder,  a memo to Jimmy Carter,  and more.

TOP STORIES                    BETA VOL. I, NO. 2              JUNE 2015
A bittersweet end for Sweet Briar... David Brooks on moral character.... Academics who make things up.... The end (sigh) to a bad year at UVA.... Elite schools on the hot seat.... Football follies.... Student debt.... Free speech.... Tenure.... and more....