Law

Fitness for Virtue

I was in my senior year of high school, preparing to head off to Notre Dame, when my guidance counselor noticed a problem. I needed five...

Religious Education on Trial

Yeshiva University (YU) is well-known as the flagship institution of modern Orthodox Judaism. Though its graduate schools are non-sectarian, its undergraduate programs are distinctly religious, to...

A Mixed Account of Modernity

Along with C.S. Lewis and Fulton Sheen, G.K. Chesterton is routinely cited as one of the greatest apologists for Christianity in the modern era and one...

Greatest University Ever

If anyone had doubts, the book, Becoming Great Universities: Small Steps for Sustained Excellence, should entirely confirm that the complete corporatization of the American university is...

Boosting Black Fortunes

Jason Riley’s Black Boom is a concise, refreshing take on the pre-pandemic Black economy during the Trump presidency. Riley shows that unprecedented job growth between 2017...

The Arts of Free Men

The headmaster of my high school once offered some wise thoughts on a teacher who claimed he was reluctant to inflict his opinions on students. “What...

The Plague of Thoughtlessness

Sometimes modern perplexities call for ancient wisdom. Today, St. Thomas Aquinas’ warning about the vice of “thoughtlessness” may shine a light on contemporary discourse—if trite prattle...

Reclaiming Free Speech on Campus

Can higher education leaders expand campus free speech and intellectual diversity? The answer is abstractly yes. A November 2021 report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)...

Liberation, Montessori Style

Most people think of Montessori education as classrooms that contain children of multiple ages, in which children are permitted to work uninterrupted, testing is deemphasized, and...