Governor Bevin gets it right

Prospects for liberal arts graduates were already waning following the 1994 and 2001 recessions, and the 2008-9 recession really killed them. Businesses which used to hire French Literature graduates into entry-level management positions are now looking for grads with a more closely related degree. From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Bevin implores universities to cut programs that …

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The failure of Affirmative Action

From The New York Times: Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago By Jeremy Ashkenas, Haeyoun Park and Adam Pierce | August 24, 2017 Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than …

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Studying or stoning? It’s no surprise which one leads to better grades.

Heather Long, who moved from CNN to The Washington Post’s WonkBlog, tweeted: These college students in Europe lost access to legal pot — and started getting better grades https://t.co/yoq6cJ1eXX via @Patrick_C_Reis — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) July 25, 2017 And the story: These college students lost access to legal pot — and started getting better grades …

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This study is no surprise

From the Harvard Business Review: Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume By Lauren Rivera and András Tilcsik | December 21, 2016 Every fall, tens of thousands of law students compete for a small number of coveted summer associateships at the country’s top law firms. The stakes are high: getting one of …

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Special Snowflakes™ get their feelings hurt! College Republicans say that "safe spaces" are for children, and the crybabies then prove them right

From Le*gal In*sur*rec*tion: College Republicans at U. Miami Spark Outrage With Sign: “Safe spaces are for children” Posted by Aleister | Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:30am The funny thing about this is that the people who were offended by the sign confirmed it to be true. Red Alert Politics reported: “Safe spaces are for …

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