The ideological bent of those overseeing collegiate life is having the biggest impact on campus culture.
NYT OpinionWhile considerable focus has been placed on the impact of the ideological bent of college professors, when it comes to collegiate life the ever growing ranks of administrators have the biggest influence on campus life across the country
That could spoil Democratic dreams of a big blue wave.
NYT Opinion"I worry that Democrats are setting themselves up to tell a story where the system is broken," says @DouthatNYT in a discussion with @FrankBruni, "and when an equally important problem is they just don’t want to make certain ideological compromises to win"
NYT Opinion"I’m convinced that most Americans are not fans of Trump’s or of the direction that he’s taking the country," says @FrankBruni, in a discussion with @DouthatNYT. "But will our system and the participation in it reflect that? Or is it too broken?"
What I learned answering calls to my university’s student helpline.
NYT OpinionA student who worked for her university's financial aid hotline describes what it's like to tell a mother that her child can't return to college in the fall unless she pays more than $8,000 by the next business day
And why it’s time to make Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., the 51st and 52nd states.
NYT OpinionThe Senate gives the average black American only 75 percent as much representation as the average white American. The average Asian-American has 72 percent as much representation as a white person. The average Hispanic American has only 55 percent as much.
We’re mistaken for each other, but we’re not mistaken about ourselves.
NYT OpinionI recently asked my parents if they felt American now that they’ve been in the United States for half a century. “Of course,” my mother said. “What else would I be? Even though other Americans don’t see me as American.” nyti.ms/2yB5Wqu by @iamlisako
Democrats are largely ducking the topic on the campaign trail, but few people in Washington doubt that it will be on the table if they win the House.
NYT OpinionDemocrats are largely ducking the topic on the campaign trail, but few people in Washington doubt that impeachment will be on the table if they win the House on Nov. 6, says @peterbakernyt
The Democratic Party has become Donald Trump’s unwitting ally.
NYT OpinionIf the most liberals can say for their political tactics is that they aren’t as bad as Trump’s, they are indicting themselves twice — for imitating the wrong model, and for doing it worse. nyti.ms/2Puipn6 by @BretStephensNYT
Technology companies can no longer turn a blind eye to the human rights abuses of their largest investor.
NYT OpinionSaudi Arabia has become one of the largest investors in Silicon Valley tech companies, says @AnandWrites, and that's a problem, thanks to the recent disappearance of a journalist and a long list of human rights abuses