Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “college”

Why America Deserves What It Gets

Special Snowflakes as a sign of decline and fall. Paul Fussell, come back to us!

Posted March 23rd, 2015

The Islamic Humanities Scholar Speaks

What does Islam have to say to the humanities in America?

Posted March 20th, 2015

Fragments in the Ruins

A classics student explains why the humanities do not cohere in the university

Posted March 19th, 2015

Why Do We Need the Humanities?

Because we live in a dark wood, and we need to rely on the vision of those who saw deeper to lead us to the light

Posted March 19th, 2015

Sweet Briar College Commits Suicide

It was a mercy killing — and not even $94 million endowment saved the school

Posted March 4th, 2015

Publishing While Others Perish

A professor at a small college does not like being lectured by an ‘academic one-percenter’

Posted March 3rd, 2015

Infantilizing College Students

Special Snowflakes must never, ever be exposed to harsh sunlight

Posted February 23rd, 2015

Too Drunk to Have Sex?

A disturbing, sexist, unrealistic policy emerges on some campuses

Posted February 12th, 2015

What Is a College Education For?

And what price are you willing for your kids to pay for learning?

Posted February 7th, 2015

Follow-up on Fate of our Teachers

The crisis among the college humanities faculty, cont’d

Posted February 3rd, 2015

The Fate of the College Teacher

The humanities are dying, and the professoriat has killed them, says professor

Posted February 3rd, 2015

Piety, Doubt, & Evangelical Colleges

A professor laments the intellectual shell game within Evangelical colleges

Posted October 17th, 2014

Why Poor People Act That Way

Explaining the source of the hopelessness of the poor

Posted September 26th, 2014

America Under Cultural Dhimmitude

Religious conservatives are slowly but steadily becoming second-class citizens.

Posted September 9th, 2014

The Sophomore Slump

Philosophy professor James K.A. Smith observes that some of the most promising …

Posted August 17th, 2014

The Idiocy Of Bureaucrats Made Manifest

Two stories. 1. At Bowdoin College, the Bowdoin Christian Fellowship, a tiny …

Posted June 10th, 2014

Never Do These Things, Professor

My colleague Micah Mattix, who puts together the great daily newsletter Prufrock …

Posted June 4th, 2014