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West Liberty University (WLU) is the oldest college in West Virginia's state supported higher ed system. I have taught there since 2007 and was promoted to full professor last year
As medieval Europeans placed their hope for salvation in the church and donated vast sums for the construction of splendidly ornate cathedrals, many modern Americans place their hope for a future better world in higher education and give accordingly
"Diversity" is the new slogan under which academics and their institutions march. But what is it? What does it mean? How will we know when we have achieved a sufficient amount?
Back in 2009, when I started my radio talk show, I knew that President Obama would be one of the worst presidents this nation has ever had.
There is a great amount of rhetoric floating around over the Syrian Refugees due to the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.
This past weekend, I noticed something from watching a little TV and experiencing an event in person and that is we as a nation, as humans, are in some big, HUGE trouble. I had to ask myself where have all the men gone?
This past week we had a historic event take place because we saw the Roman Catholic Pope visit the United States.
The crisp air signals the end of the summer weather for most of us especially in the North East because we are starting to see the color of the leaves change to brilliant hues of red, yellow and orange.
The age of Political Correctness is coming to an end. At least that is what the vast majority of Americans and even Europeans are hoping because the recent spat on American college and university campuses has many Americans shouting, enough is enough.
Back in the days of The Revolutionary War, we had a militia called the Minute Men that always stood at the ready.
Over the last few weeks, there has been a firestorm of controversy about guns in the USA. Now let's just forget about the Second Amendment for now.
The Western World is in turmoil due to the Middle East wars. Millions of citizens of various Middle Eastern nations are being displaced and are fleeing the region for the possibility of a better life.
Amateur Obama is in the City of Lights, smoozing with his contemporaries while "rebuking " the terrorist, and planning the way forward where America leads the world in defeating "those who would hijack a great, peaceful religion" by ending 'Climate Change/Global Warming'.
To make the Liberal case for extra-strict gun control minutes after the report of any public shooting, irrespective of any knowledge of assailant motive, is Amateur Obama's modus operandi in promoting one of the leading tenets of the Democrat Party - to disarm America.
This is the supposed to be the season of peace on earth, good will toward mankind, but one is hard pressed to find much evidence of these qualities.
An Octogenarian woman took her pre-teen grandson out to plant pine seedlings, explaining that one day they would grow into tall trees that provided shade and wood to build houses.
The latest Civitas poll covers a range of what interests North Carolina - from the economy to a gubernatorial matchup.
In less than 21 days, including the Thanksgiving holiday, Congress pushed through a bill that is over 1,000 pages long and has at least 391 pages worth of changes in it from the original version.
Nashville-Civitas Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) Lead Counsel Elliot Engstrom will be a featured panelist at the Heartland Institute's Emerging Issues Forum on Dec. 9 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Over the last few weeks, the Raleigh News and Observer (along with its sister outlet, the Charlotte Observer) has been waging war on the opponents of Common Core and in particular on the Academic Standards Review Commission, the body tasked with reviewing the math and English standards and...
The News & Observer is doing its darnedest to ignore the growing criticism of Common Core standards. The paper's recent editorial "Defending Common Core" was an exercise in putting lipstick on a pig.
On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 17, approximately 10,000 people attended the "We Stand With God" rally on the Halifax Mall behind North Carolina's legislative building.
Consider these real-life scenarios: An Arizona family is told their 6-year-old son, Ryan, has symptoms on the autism spectrum. Doctors say he will need 20-40 hours per week of individual therapies. Ryan's parents can't afford that. What can they do?
Does our state's constitution mean what it says? That's the question asked by a recent lawsuit filed in Wake County Superior Court. At issue is the constitutionality of recent changes to how justices are elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court. The case will not only require our courts to...
Here's our list of who we think has been naughty and nice this year
After fifteen months of work, the ASRC is in the process of finalizing their reports and submitting them to the State Board of Education and General Assembly. Their work has been thorough and has included surveys, examination of other standards in other states, testimony from experts and parents.
Wake County Public Schools are growing at a slower rate than expected, and the reasons for this trend illuminate the growing gap between what the traditional public schools offer and what many parents want for their children.
Two Charlotte media organizations, the Charlotte Observer and WBTV, ran stories last week about a legislator who appears to have made stealth changes to legislation that would possibly benefit some of his contributors
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