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Why Pick on Middlebury?

Millions of students graduate from college each year, fretting more about jobs than politics. So why is Middlebury treated as a microcosm of American higher education?

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A College President Speaks

Gerhard Casper’s memoir focuses on the highest principle of higher education: academic freedom.

Stress Test: Why the College Admissions Process Is So Nerve-Wracking

The process of getting into college grows more expensive, arcane, mysterious and nettlesome by the year for families and students alike. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Apply and Demand

Inside the strange world of college tuition pricing.

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Infrastructure

Shale needs more pipes.

Europe's War on the Internet

€2.4B seems like a lot. But it’s chump change compared to what Brussels forfeits by playing at protectionism rather than tech development.

Red Line Redux

Maybe, just maybe, enforcing specific norms against wanton barbarity with threats and demonstrations of violence can work well.

Big Brother Is Watching

China is developing new ways to expand its authoritarian reach, with the pervasive use of facial-recognition technology to track and change its citizens’ behavior.

U.S.-Indian Relations

The U.S.-India summit presented a series of red flags to Pakistan and China.

South Korean Politics

South Korea’s new liberal president is feeling the heat from organized labor, as the blue model cracks up in the country.

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