Rhetoric should be part of curriculum

November 2, 2006
According to the Blue Book, “Writing well is the hallmark of an educated person.” Students who never learn to write proficiently risk “limiting their futures without knowing what opportunities they are eliminating.” Consequently, all incoming students are required to take two courses that emphasize writing. This certainly seems reasonable. Writing is a crucial way in »

U.S. must put science education on map

September 27, 2005
Of all the people the Bush administration cannot afford to ignore but ignores anyway, Sen. Lester Hill of Alabama stands out. According to Hill, a certain country, which “only 40 years ago was a nation of peasants, today is challenging America in … the application of science to technology.” Furthermore, Hill claims, the way Washington »