The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Why Is Sex Making Young People So Sad?

  “The vested interests of our age . . . have constructed a wonderful machine, which we shall call the Great Stereopticon. It is the function of this machine to project selected pictures of life in the hope that what is seen will be imitated. All of us of the West who are within the […]

Everything Is RAAAAACIST!

Except, of course, racial segregation: Students of color at Columbia University can apply to attend an upcoming racially segregated retreat hosted by the school that promises to embolden and empower participants, according to organizers. The “Students of Color Leadership Retreat 2016” is open to students within the Columbia University undergraduate community, including its all-women’s Barnard […]

It’s Come to This: Male Students Trained to ‘Be Accountable to Feminism’

It’s like the plot of a dystopian science fiction novel: Duke University is creating a “safe space” for male students to pore over the ways in which their “toxic masculinities” create a harmful environment on campus and beyond. The Men’s Project, which is sponsored by the Duke Women’s Center, aims to “create a space of […]

Campus Insanity: Why Does Claremont Need a ‘Queer Resource Center’?

  In a review of protests last year on the campus of the Claremont Colleges (which include Scripps, Pomona, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd and Claremont McKenna), I was intrigued by something in this story: “We need to be less afraid of being called racists, classists, and ableists, and more afraid of actually being those things,” lamented […]

‘Blunt-Force Trauma’ to Her Vagina

Delaney Robinson (left) says she was raped by Allen Artis (right). Allen Artis is a 6-foot-1, 215-pound junior linebacker for the University of North Carolina and also allegedly a rapist: A student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has gone public with allegations that she was raped by one of the school’s […]

‘Bragging Rights’: Why Are Female Teachers Having Sex With Their Students?

  Earlier this year, an episode of the Dr. Phil show highlighted the case of Tanya Ramirez, 31, a Texas teacher who pleaded guilty to having sex with a 17-year-old student. Ramirez then sued the student, Tristan Price, now 20, claiming that she was actually his victim: A defiant Ramirez says the sex was consensual, […]

Teacher Had Sex With 12-Year-Old Boy

Michelle Sulzicki pleaded guilty. Bridgeport, Connecticut: A former Stratford elementary school teacher is facing up to four years in prison after pleading guilty [Aug. 23] to having a 2-year sexual affair with a 13-year-old boy. Dressed in a maroon dress, her blond hair pulled back in a ponytail, 29-year-old Michelle Sulzicki showed no emotion as she […]

Occidental Professor @LisaWade: Heterosexual Men Are Predators

“Heterosexuality in the U.S. is gendered: women are expected to attract, men are supposed to be attracted. Men want, women want to be wanted. Metaphorically, this is a predator/prey type relationship. . . . Accordingly, women know what it feels like to be prey.” — Professor Lisa Wade, 2014 No one has ever accused Professor […]

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