Mob Education at the Ivies

May 30, 2024 1 min read

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Alexandra Orbuch
Tablet Magazine

Excerpt: As a current Princeton student, I believe that I am receiving an unparalleled education. While I will cherish my classroom experience for the rest of my life, my time outside the classroom has led to bitter disappointment.

I had to fight for months to remove an unjustly imposed university order, yet I have witnessed errant anti-Israel protesters who seem to violate university policy and the law being privileged with an expedited disciplinary process, often resulting in no discipline at all. The reality is that these universities, by validating this ethos of entitled thuggery, have abandoned their core mission and become shells of their former selves.

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Norman Ravitch
Norman Ravitch

June 07, 2024

Conflicted college administrators aligned with leftist professors to allow student law breakers to get away with their misdeeds — all this equals the destruction of true college/university purposes.

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