Sun’s out, reading’s out.
- Losing Sparta.
- The Responsibility to Protect the Bad Guys in South Sudan.
- The Caine Prize for African Writing: Off-setting the Continental-Diaspora Deficit?
- The Curious Grammar of Police Shootings.
- GOP Moderates Revolt in Kansas.
- Sirens in the “Villa Surrounded by the Jungle:” Manufacturing Ideological Spectacle in Israel.
- Mishandling Campus Rape Investigations is Pretty Much Legal:
The federal government regulates campus sexual assault adjudications in a variety of ways. Campuses are required, for instance, to inform students of their right to make a complaint to law enforcement, and to use the “preponderance of the evidence” standard in resolving all complaints that are addressed on campus. No federal law or regulation, however, gives students the right to have a lawyer, counselor, or other adviser present during their appearances before such judicial bodies.
At Hobart and William Smith, both Anna and the men in the case were permitted to bring an “adviser” with them when they testified before the committee, but in accordance with college rules those “advisers” were forbidden to speak at any time. As a result, Anna had no one present to assist her when members of the committee misrepresented witness statements to her detriment, asked her inappropriate questions about her behavior on the night in question, or invited her to speculate about events that transpired while she was blacked out due to excessive alcohol consumption.
- The Darker Side of University Endowments.
- On Boyhood and Video Games.
- Africa’s Contemporary Art is Booming.
- How to Pay for a Free, Non-Racist Higher Education.
- To Fight Trucker Fatigue, Focus on Economics, Not Electronics.
- The Strange Case of the Congressman that Resigned and Never Left.
- Dutch Higher Education Reform Focuses on Quality.