Scott Jaschik

Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 13 2014 8:38 AM“You’re More Than Just a Number”Goucher College goes transcript-free in admissions.
Inside Higher Ed
May 15 2014 4:15 PMThe Last Acceptable Prejudice?Academics reveal that they look down on white, rural students.
Inside Higher Ed
Jan. 29 2014 8:47 AMThis Chancellor Was Attacked With Racist Tweets Just Because She Didn’t Cancel Classes
Inside Higher Ed
Nov. 8 2013 4:40 PMThe Right to Remain SilentDoes Brown University have a problem with free speech?
Inside Higher Ed
Aug. 7 2014 11:03 AMOle Miss Struggles to Be a New MissThe University of Mississippi wants to stop going by its nickname and improve campus race relations. Students are not happy.
Inside Higher Ed
April 9 2014 4:21 PMHow to Be a LiteralistSouth Carolina college calls off humorous How to Be a Lesbian show after lawmakers interpret it as a gay recruitment event.
Inside Higher Ed
Nov. 29 2013 11:15 AMHow Academia Sometimes Behaves Like a Drug Cartel
Inside Higher Ed
Oct. 9 2013 2:05 PMTMI, TeachProfessors shouldn’t act so buddy-buddy with students. It doesn’t help.

TODAY IN SLATE

Culturebox

The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers

Education

Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.

Culturebox

The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.