Pretend It’s a University

On the past and future of higher education.

Know When to Fold ‘Em

Defenses of Claudine Gay are just more proof that sometimes you should let the ‘other side’ have the win.

My Merit—Your Racism

Merit is weaponized ‘whiteness’ when it’s a barrier to entry, an indisputable fact when certain groups get the spoils of status.

The System Is Rigged

The Ivy president debacle is a huge victory for populism.

Antisemitism Beleaguers the Ivies 

Harvard, Penn, and MIT face the fallout of their presidents’ disastrous congressional testimonies.