The Cult of Education

(By Ellen Densmore, 1776 Scholar) In his 1848 Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx identifies public education as a primary means of enacting Revolution—of shifting the societal focus away from the individual and the family unit, towards a


Title IX training and the broad issue of justice

(By Phil Mitchell, CCU Faculty) Last Friday I attended a two-hour session at my university entitled “Title IX Training.”  Its purpose was to help university faculty and staff understand the current status of the law


Defending the importance of Christian education

(By Jameson Iiams, 1776 Scholar) Why does our country continue on a moral decline? Why are young people leaving the church at an alarming rate? Why is the church becoming more accepting of unbiblical beliefs like homosexual


The postsecondary student debt crisis: A broader perspective

(By Jose J. Valdes, CCU affiliate faculty) Focusing solely on the aggregate amount of postsecondary student debt obscures other influential factors. Factors such as affordability, debt repayment, financial aid sources, student borrowing, and student characteristics. Significant,


Ten reasons I chose CCU

(By Branden Yeates, CCU Student) It’s pretty common for people to ask me why I chose to study at CCU, transferring here this fall as a sophomore. The subject makes for pleasant small talk; however,


Schooling in America didn’t start out atheist

(By Ellen Densmore, ’76 Contributor) Inscribed on the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., are Jefferson’s words, “The God who gave us life gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secured when we