The decision before the board of trustees was important, and each of its members knew it. They understood that their vote would affect the future of the institution. Did any of them […]
What Good Can Possibly Come From an Uneducable Boy?
Thomas would never amount to anything and was uneducable. That was the conclusion of his teachers, and increasingly, it was the opinion of his parents. The young man, despite being born to […]
Was the USA Nuclear Launch Code Really ‘00000000’?
In the 1983 movie WarGames, the fictional W.O.P.R. succeeds in hacking NORAD’s launch code, revealed to be “CPE1704TKS.” National security experts at the time reassured the public that the movie was a […]
Creative Ways to Increase Student Loan Debt: the Weirdest College Courses Available
With the average annual cost of a college education being in excess of $25,000, schools are eager to give plenty of opportunities for students to spend that money. Traditional college degrees in […]
Promising Start for Princeton
In terms of first impressions, Princeton University could have done a lot worse than its first graduate student, James Madison. Madison enrolled at Princeton (then known as the College of New Jersey) in […]