Professor Guth accepted the suspension, apparently because he was receiving threats. But if he's receiving threats, it's the university's duty to protect him, not suspend him. In a free society, we can't allow those who threaten speakers with violence to win by silencing voices they don't like.
How do you live with yourself when you click on a website or read a pundit's column or turn on a "news" show and find yourself exposed yet again to hatred and stupidity and raw prejudice delivered so slickly it almost sounds like reasonable opinion?
For a guy projected to be a potential top five pick, Ohio State's Jared Sullinger still faces incessant questioning about whether he's a legitimate NBA starting power forward. Against a highly talented and long Kansas front line, Sullinger failed to quell those notions.
The NCAA tournament is a whole different animal than the regular season with heightened media attention, more scrutiny from fans and more distractions.
They may have one of the shallowest benches in the tournament, but five of the Tigers seven scholarship players are seniors and under new head coach Frank Haith, Mizzou has bought into a "team-first" attitude.
Withey, a 7'0 junior center, was vital in the Jayhawks' victories against #8-ranked Baylor and Oklahoma State. Against Baylor, Withey scored 25 points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked three shots.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor is our Men's National Player of the Week. Taylor, a 6'3 senior helped lead the Jayhawks to an 18-point win (92-74) over then-#3 Baylor to start the week.
The new Madison Square Garden has been getting some much needed renovations recently and it's nice to see the Garden try to recapture its history as the mecca of college basketball.
Although I had a life plan bound for a career in medicine, I learned that a liberal arts education is about being open to new ideas and experiences.
It's rare to find anyone who cheerfully admits to liking attorneys. On May 6, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, the mind behind Super Size Me and Pom Wonder...
Tiger Woods was fined for spitting during the final round of the Dubai Classic. Maybe baseball should adopt that rule?
Careful review of the circumstances in specific regions of Mexico and the same precautions and common sense that is employed at home could mean the difference between gaining study and understanding and ignoring an opportunity.
Wednesday, the House passed the Senate version of the most sweeping ethics reform package ever put forth by a governmental body with an incredible unanimous vote.
After four days of basketball, there have been four buzzer-beaters and even more games decided in the final minute.
I realize the rest of the world just quit sleeping on Cornell following their near-miss at #1 Kansas, but I've been on their bandwagon all year, so I'm not going to waste your time acting surprised.
Today will be dedicated to making some big-picture sense of the whirling chaos of the Hoops Tip-off.