Welcome to the Week In Review, published every Friday on the blog. WiR is a collaborative effort of TAC’s Editors and contributors. Thought- and mirth-provoking articles we stumble across are placed here, along with an arch tagline.
“Beauty and Order,” Brian Miller, Intercollegiate Review
THE EDITORS: Scruton for the win.
“Critical Thinking vs. The Virtue of BS”, Peter Lawler, Postmodern Conservative
THE EDITORS: The latter — high school students always knew it was.
“What IS in a word?” The Dartmouth Review
THE EDITORS: Compassion for the difficulty of real situations speaks louder than semantic shenanigans.
“The Georgia Panhellenic Playlist: Which Song is Your Sorority?” The Odyssey
THE EDITORS: MY EYES… they burn!
“Public university required students to submit sexual history or face disciplinary action,” Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Campus Reform
“The Media’s Absurd NFL Hysteria,” Rich Lowry, Politico
THE EDITORS: To what extent does publicizing one victim’s pain ameliorate a nationwide problem?
“The Scottish Disease,” Kevin D. Williamson, National Review
“Banana peel study, ugly art research win Ig Nobel spoof awards,” Richard Valdamanis, Reuters
“Austrian town officials resign after Nazi basement film,” Michael Shields and Shadia Nasralla, Reuters
THE EDITORS: We expect wall-to-wall coverage from MSNBC, CNN, et. al.
“This College Actually Lets Students Minor in Craft Beer,” National Journal
THE EDITORS: Let the push for a Recreational Tobacco minor at UGA begin! Sorry, Board of Regents…