Wednesday, October 19, 2005
"Our colleges and universities are failing us in
two ways. They are failing to provide an educational foundation that will serve
our young people not only for the moment, but for the future. And they are
failing to understand what was once the central role of education -- that a
liberally educated person should develop character and examine his or her values
as part of the educational process."
From "College education should be more, not less, demanding" by Hamid Shirvani
President of California State University - Stanislaus.
Thursday, October 13, 2005
Wheaton College has the best campus food in the country according to The Princeton Review. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that students are served, "chipotle shrimp pizza, coconut chicken with Caribbean rice and seafood gumbo."
Wednesday, October 12, 2005
"Smurfs 'bombed' in UN ad campaign"
BBC News reports that "The UN children's agency has launched a hard-hitting ad campaign, involving cartoon legends the Smurfs being blown away in a sudden air strike."