Yearly Archives: 2016

The Center for Vision & Values Presents: Top 10 of 2016

The Center for Vision & Values Presents: Top 10 of 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College. We celebrated an all-time high in website traffic, an exponential growth in social media (approaching 35,000 Facebook fans), and a record number of … More>

George W. Bush: Deadlier Than Stalin? Our Profound Ignorance of the Crimes of Communism

George W. Bush: Deadlier Than Stalin? Our Profound Ignorance of the Crimes of Communism

“Many Millennials Think Bush Killed More Than Stalin.” Such was the surreal subject head sitting in my email box one morning. “Holy @#$%!” wrote a colleague in response. “This is mind-boggling…. This is scary, scary, scary.”

It sure is. It … More>

State of the College — 2016

State of the College — 2016

Grove City College President Paul J. McNulty ’80 will deliver a “State of the College” address announcing a new strategic vision that honors the College’s past, recognizes the enormous challenges of today, and builds for a strong and faithful future.… More>

Hillary’s Abortion Doctor

Hillary’s Abortion Doctor

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator.

When asked in the last presidential debate what she wanted in a Supreme Court justice, Hillary Clinton did not hesitate to go to abortion. “I want a Supreme Court that … More>

The Great Ty Cobb

The Great Ty Cobb

Editor’s note: A version of this review first appeared at the Claremont Review of Books.

Charles Leerhsen’s “Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty” may be the most important baseball book in decades. It is historically significant in two respects: First, it … More>

How Colleges Overcharge in the Name of “Scholarships” — A Q&A on Tuition Discounting with Dr. P. Jesse Rine

How Colleges Overcharge in the Name of “Scholarships” — A Q&A on Tuition Discounting with Dr. P. Jesse Rine

Editor’s note: In recent years, concerns regarding runaway college tuition and student loan debt have served to undermine public confidence in the value of American higher education. Ironically, the very issue that is now causing such alarm—high tuition—has long More>

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — “The Dislocation of Man in the Modern Age:” Wisdom from Walker Percy and Neil Postman

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — “The Dislocation of Man in the Modern Age:” Wisdom from Walker Percy and Neil Postman

Dr. H. Collin Messer and Dr. Jason Edwards speak during The Center for Vision & Value’s 2016 annual conference “Media and American Culture: How the Church, Ideas, Elites, Social Networks, and Technology Shape Society.”… More>

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — The Marginalization of the Mommy Blogger: Explorations of the Digital Media Industry, Gender, and Motherhood

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — The Marginalization of the Mommy Blogger: Explorations of the Digital Media Industry, Gender, and Motherhood

Dr. Felicia Wu Song speaks during The Center for Vision & Value’s 2016 annual conference “Media and American Culture: How the Church, Ideas, Elites, Social Networks, and Technology Shape Society.”… More>

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — Slouching Towards Same-Sex Marriage: How the Advent of New Media Influenced Press Bias and Public Opinion

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — Slouching Towards Same-Sex Marriage: How the Advent of New Media Influenced Press Bias and Public Opinion

Thomas O’Boyle speaks during The Center for Vision & Value’s 2016 annual conference “Media and American Culture: How the Church, Ideas, Elites, Social Networks, and Technology Shape Society.”… More>

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — Morals without Moralizing: Spreading Truth and Faith in Film and Media

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — Morals without Moralizing: Spreading Truth and Faith in Film and Media

Dr. Paul Kengor hosts a round-table that includes Carol Lee Espy, Jim DiSpirito, and Scott Sander during The Center for Vision & Value’s 2016 annual conference “Media and American Culture: How the Church, Ideas, Elites, Social Networks, and Technology Shape … More>

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — Media Values vs. Religious Values: Implacable Conflict or Potential Congruence?

STREAMING VIDEO — 2016 — Media Values vs. Religious Values: Implacable Conflict or Potential Congruence?

Nationally syndicated radio host Michael Medved speaks during The Center for Vision & Values 2016 annual conference “Media and American Culture: How the Church, Ideas, Elites, Social Networks, and Technology Shape Society.”… More>

2016 Presidential Election Survey

2016 Presidential Election Survey If the election were held today, who would you like to see as president?

Take the short survey below (only two questions!) and let your voice be heard.

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire … More>

Whatever Happened to Conservatism?

Whatever Happened to Conservatism?

As Republicans prepare to gather in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump as their nominee, the question that many may ask is: Whatever happened to conservatism? To the extent that conservatism is defined by limited government, free enterprise, respect for federalism, … More>

STREAMING VIDEO – 2016 – America’s Three Religious Cultures: Embattled Christians, Pop Heretics and Highbrow Skeptics in the 21st Century

STREAMING VIDEO – 2016 – America’s Three Religious Cultures: Embattled Christians, Pop Heretics and Highbrow Skeptics in the 21st Century

The New York Times columnist Ross Douthat speaks to over 600 people during the Center’s 2016 Conference: Media and American Culture: How the Church, Ideas, Elites, Social Networks, and Technology Shape Society.

Ross joined The New York Times as an … More>

Tribute: Remembering the Man who Defended Grove City College before the Supreme Court

Tribute: Remembering the Man who Defended Grove City College before the Supreme Court

David M. Lascell, the lawyer who argued Grove City College’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case, died unexpectedly on Friday at age 74. Lascell was a gentleman, superb lawyer, witty, winsome, and just plain likable. He was a Trustee Emeritus and … More>

Vote for the Crook, it’s Important

Vote for the Crook, it’s Important

Like many Americans, I learned my first real civics lesson watching my mother vote. Unlike many, my first lesson was fairly depressing. I grew up in southern Louisiana, and in the 1991 gubernatorial election David Duke, a former Grand Wizard … More>