Protests at Berkeley have dominated this week’s education news, but evidence suggests that a group of anarchists from outside the Berkeley campus were responsible for the violence, and they attacked Berkeley students who were protesting peacefully.

Michael Hout, a junior at U Mass-Amherst, writes about how the culture of ideological purity among campus liberals led him to distance himself from the College Democrats and co-found The American Moderate.

David Wheeler at The Atlantic has an essay about Donald Trump’s decision to tap the president of Liberty University to lead a task force within the U.S. Department of Education.

The New York Times has a profile of Hillsdale College, “a ‘shining city on a hill’ for conservatives.”

And the College of Charleston can be a case study for the tension between academic freedom and “crudely partisan” class discussions.

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