University: 'Faculty Master' reminds us of slavery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUSREFORM.ORG/?ID=7074) — The University of Pennsylvania has dropped its “Faculty Master” title in favor of “Faculty Director” amid concerns that the old moniker is racist. The policy change more…

'Does not Israel as rightfully belong to the Jews?'

by Bill Federer -- The play "Fiddler on the Roof" recounts the story of Jewish persecution in Eastern Europe and Russia. President Abraham Lincoln, shortly after he signed the Emancipation Proclamation, met more…

'Take my teacher – please!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Take my teacher — please! Whoops; that kind of Borscht-Belt putdown would have been gonged from a student comedy show Monday for being a wee bit mean. In more…

Ole Miss: 'Too much Christianity' in Christmas

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2717525" align="aligncenter" width="600"] University of Mississippi[/caption] The University of Mississippi, located in the heartland of the South, in Bible-belt country, has changed the name of its annual "A more…

This is how long U.S. teens actually exercise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Researchers have a prescription for improving the health of America's teens: Get more exercise at school. Public health experts recommend that kids spend at least 30 minutes of more…

Why do American oaths end with 'So help me God'?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2713275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington taking oath of office[/caption] Why has the tradition in America been for oaths to end with "So help me God"? The military's more…

Falwell gets backing in call for armed students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2325155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama[/caption] Jerry Falwell Jr. not only has suggested Liberty University students be armed, he has also refused to back down in the face more…