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Guest Column: Defending free speech on college campuses

Chicago Tribune April 24, 2016

Free expression is not faring well on American college campuses these days. In some places, the problem is students taking grave offense at opinions that merit only minor umbrage or none at all. In others,...

Guest Column: What’s wrong with policing campus speech

Chicago Tribune February 9, 2016

This summer, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law the Campus Free Expression Act, which prohibits the state's universities from restricting student protests to designated "free speech zones."The law...

Guest column: The power of a football strike

Chicago Tribune November 29, 2015

That's amazing, what just happened at the University of Missouri.Tim Wolfe, president of the University of Missouri system, resigned Monday. From a distance, he looks like a leader who had lost his last...

Guest column: What’s wrong with policing campus speech

Chicago Tribune November 18, 2015

This summer, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law the Campus Free Expression Act, which prohibits the state's universities from restricting student protests to designated "free speech zones."The law...

Guest column: Is there a ‘rape culture’ on college campuses?

Chicago Tribune September 29, 2015

Last December, Rolling Stone published a now-infamous story that seemed to confirm every parent's worst fears about sexual assault on college campuses.Within months it had been discredited and retracted,...

Opinon: Why colleges should report sex crimes, pronto, to police and prosecutors

Chicago Tribune August 31, 2015

Sexual assault has doubtlessly occurred on college campuses at least as long as there have been coeducational institutions.But only in recent years have schools, students and parents begun to grasp just...

Guest Column: The NFL’s dirtiest player

Chicago Tribune November 12, 2013

In 2009, Richie Incognito’s peers voted him the “NFL’s dirtiest player” in a Sporting News poll. One former teammate told CNN that Incognito is “always top three” in that ballot.This year,...

Guest Column: Obamacare exchanges may cause dizziness

Chicago Tribune October 7, 2013

The online health insurance exchanges promised by Obamacare promptly opened for business last week and just as promptly crashed. People seeking to sign up for insurance, or just peruse plans, waited and...

Guest Column: No life on Mars? Aw, heck

Chicago Tribune October 6, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, Oct. 3:In 1996, scientists thrillingly theorized that a potato-size meteorite from Mars, discovered in Antarctica, could contain evidence...

Guest Column: Europe’s consumer confidence up, U.S. consumers down

Chicago Tribune October 1, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Sept. 30:Here's a troubling indicator: U.S. consumer confidence is sagging just as European consumer confidence is surging. We're losing...

Opinion: Profiting from Johnny Manziel

Chicago Tribune August 29, 2013

If you’re a fan of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel — or just see him as a good investment opportunity — you can find everything you need on eBay. It offers hundreds of items signed by the...

Guest Column: How will the world respond to a suspected war crime in Syria?

Chicago Tribune August 25, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, Aug. 23:The world may be heading toward a showdown in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack launched by government forces, killing...

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