John McCormack

John McCormack is a reporter in Washington and a former senior writer at The Weekly Standard.

John McCormack is a reporter in Washington and a former senior writer at The Weekly Standard.

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RE: Fees, fees, and more fees

Regarding Travis’s post on George Washington University’s exorbitant cost, I agree that it’s perplexing why anyone anywhere would pay anything close to $50,000 each year for college when ...

Part-time Faculty Problems

Many conservatives have noted the problems associated with unaccountable tenured professors, but equally pressing issues that result from employing part-time faculty often go unnoticed. Victor Davis Hanson wrote in last year’s education issue in NRODT:   ...

Workers of the World, Whimper!

Monique Dols, one of the Socialist students who rioted at Columbia, seems quite upset that her protest didn’t go as planned. The New York Times reports:Monique Dols, a senior in history at Columbia’s School of ...

Another Classic Bites the Dust

One of the many classic lines in the movie Animal House occurs when John Belushi’s character, Bluto, tries to rally his frat brothers to action after they’ve been kicked off ...

Life of the Party

Much thanks to Ramesh for speaking about his book at GW last night.  The lecture was first-rate, and I really can’t think of another that’s surpassed it.  While I might ...

Ramesh at GWU Tomorrow Night

Ramesh Ponnuru will be speaking about his book, The Party of Death, at George Washington University on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 8:30 p.m. in room 301 of the Cloyd Heck ...
Politics & Policy

Pouting Progressives

America’s campuses will be home to many familiar sights this fall: cramped dorms, unsavory cafeteria food, and lots of well-funded right-wing professors and students. #ad#Right-wing? That’s right — at least, it’s ...