Catholic university drops Crusaders mascot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE COLLEGE FIX) — Alvernia University has dropped its “Crusaders” mascot, saying many have found it “troublesome, even offensive.” “Even more important, they view the image as opposed more…

The 'stupendous' logistical feat of Henry Knox

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3023434" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Henry Knox moving cannon from Fort Ticonderoga[/caption] Henry Knox witnessed the Boston Massacre in 1770. He served on guard duty to make sure no more…

Fightin' words from the Founding Fathers

by Bill Federer -- The French and Indian War ended in 1763 with the French losing Canada and all their land east of the Mississippi River. King George III decided to leave more…

Another campus, another speaker, another riot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4194681" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Protesters at Middlebury College refuse to let Charles Murray speak[/caption] Hundreds of students rioted at Middlebury College in Vermont this week, preventing a respected more…