For many of us, as the sole black person in class, we are called upon to represent our race's view on the atrocities that occurred in the past, cringing as we try to articulate a water-downed version from a chapter of a history book. Yet, we are expected to be grateful for that seat and not fight for others.
These are coaches with demonstrated success at the head coaching level who would be able to come in and take this squad to the next level in terms of both recruiting and on-field production.
I would have to give the football/election thesis a passing grade, based on these few cases, regardless of whether you use my statewide speculations or the more precise county analysis of my bold political science friends.
Three of my political science colleagues conducted research showing that winning/losing that Saturday game could boost or cost the incumbent party and its gubernatorial candidate an average of 10 percent in the Tuesday election.
This week, we feature a cross-divisional matchup in the SEC that could have major college football playoff ramifications, especially if the game is as competitive as we anticipate throughout.
OK, "ignorant" may be too harsh a word, but how else do we label the twin facts that only 14 percent of adults in the United States know that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects the press and that nearly 30 percent cannot name a single right guaranteed by that amendment?
I have dealt with the South and southern politics in previous posts; so we are not going to break major new ground here. But I think it is worthwhile to update what some of today's experts are saying about the South and its role in American democracy and history.
In my eighteen years as a tenure-line professor at two major public institutions, I can assure you that the majority of us -- tenured and untenured -- really do review your comments and, furthermore, sometimes obsess about the negative ones.
A self-proclaimed "outsider-within," Faye V. Harrison eschewed the normative path of most scholars, conducting international research in Britain and Jamaica and, more recently, in Cuba and the U.S. south while being actively engaged in reworking the discipline.
With the SEC East champion likely on-track, again, to face the SEC West winner in a virtual national semifinal with the winner earning a spot in the BCS Championship game, this game means quite a bit.
Given two options - "do it" or "talk about it" - which do you choose? I usually go for the first, so when I had the chance to lead a breakout session ...
With bricks-and-mortar universities such as my own ramping up online degrees for undergraduates, we face another question crucial to their success: Is it possible to recreate the college experience virtually?
I'm doing what little I can to try and reverse the bad information and theology that leads Christians to think you can "pray the gay away," or use the Bible to justify treating gay people like second class citizens. But you Tim, you could do so much.
I was born in Georgia and I've spent a lot of time living and coaching in Texas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Alabama. But my formative years, from elementary school to junior high school, were right here.
Stanford's win may not mean much in the long-term, but for me, they made a statement. You don't need extra cash or free cars to build a good football team. Sometimes, good coaching and proper recruiting does the job.
It wouldn't be a college rankings series without a party list, much less the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, and we're certainly not bucking that trend. ...