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Higher education bubble: Williams edition
Based on a scathing report about Bowdoin, Williams College deserves closer scrutiny.
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Last month in this space, we paid a visit to Bowdoin College, courtesy of What Does Bowdoin Teach? How a Contemporary Liberal Arts College Shapes Students, a long and devastating examination of the college published by the National Association of Scholars earlier this spring. “Varieties of Closed-Mindedness.” “Queer Outrage.” “Climate Days and True Believers.” Those and kindred chapter heads epitomize the existential weather at Bowdoin: lots of talk about “diversity” but in fact strict conformity to the whole rancid agenda of political correctness with its intolerance, florid public obsession about ...
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