Sports Don’t Last Forever , Knowledge Does; Encouraging Academics for Boys

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Athletics don’t last forever; however, the mind is the greatest muscle we can work and make strong for a lifetime.

Scouts in the Dichotomous Desert: Ethical Man in the 21st Century

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Kip Robisch takes a philosophical look at what it takes to be a good man these days.

12 Years A Star, Black Boys Achieved

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Years in the making, Parents Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson show that the missing piece in education reform is parental engagement.

“When internationally acclaimed artists can’t teach because they don’t have an MFA, what does that say about the state of education?”

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This is a comment by Cameron Conaway on the post “The Wayward Crutch of Higher Education”.

Stony Brook University Creating Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities

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The John D. and Catherin T. MacArthur Foundation is funding a new Center for the Study and Men and Masculinities to be led by Michael Kimmel, PhD.

Can States Outlaw Free Online Education?

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Minnesota requires a registration fee, even when courses are offered for free, online. Is this justifiable? Can it be enforced?

We Once Possessed the World

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“‘You’re gonna make our kitten radioactive,’ I said. She didn’t look at me. We called our baby a kitten because Cate said when the baby kicked it felt like a kitten kneading its claws on Cate’s insides.” By Cote Smith

Dear John: Happy Birthday to Whom, Exactly?

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This week, Dear John addresses surprise implants, nanny crushes, and collegiate cheating.

“I am tired of hearing that the pain of my friends and brothers’ is their own fault.”

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This is a comment by Mike L on the post “Dear Men and Women, I Won’t Apologize to You”.

Regret Is How I Roll

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His failure to live up to his potential feeds his regret which feeds his anxiety, completing J.R. Reed’s own Circle of Life.

Graduation Honesty

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By the time you’re in high school, your childhood is behind you, and your current performance is a powerful predictor of adult success.

We Want Our Sports to Be Stupid

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Although they have their place, Aaron Gordon writes, academics play an important part in contemporary professional sports.