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Surveillance 101: Big Brother goes to college.

When a strait-laced Princeton student claimed he was attacked by liberal thugs, the conservative establishment rallied around him--until it turned out to be a lie.

Today's military members face red tape, false advertising and multiple deployments. What happened to the promises of the original GI Bill?

David Horowitz's Islamofascism Awareness Week hits the already beleaguered campus.

A network of right-wing activists on college and high school campuses are targeting Muslims, Arabs and other Mideast experts, indifferent to the truth or decency of their charges.

The right-wing philanthropist is pushing the phony science of positive psychology to numb Americans into smiley-faced acquiescence to the status quo.

Forget about raising money for actual teaching or research. Institutions of higher learning would rather troll for money for their sports teams.

Columbia University President Lee Bollinger's combative remarks tarnish an otherwise illuminating event.

Our mission is to take feckless teenagers like you and turn them into full-fledged debtors.

The Congressional overhaul of federal student aid is a good first step, but true reform of the system will require an effort on the scale of the GI Bill.

Blogs

 A recap of the protest that brought 60,000 students out against unprecedented tuition hikes.

December 15, 2010

Last week, 60,000 students went on strike in Canada's Quebec province, in protest of the coming tuition hikes.

December 15, 2010

The supposed heart of British democracy has become a searing wound of rage and retribution.

December 10, 2010

As a DREAM Act vote nears in the Senate, all eyes are on the shrinking group of Senators who might still change their minds.

December 7, 2010

Britain's students take to the streets, determined not to get fooled again.

December 1, 2010

Take a protest, toss in hundreds of police officers with riot shields, then block the protesters into an area of open space with no toilets, food or shelter, for hours. If anyone tries to leave, yell at them and hit them with sticks.

November 30, 2010

While most American students took the long weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving, education cut protests in the UK rolled on.

November 29, 2010

 Why the controversial Maclean's On Campus article, "Too Asian," is lazy and inaccurate.

November 19, 2010

"This is scary but not as scary as what's happening to our future."

November 11, 2010

Michelle Obama rallies crowd of 3,500 at UPenn

November 2, 2010