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Where is the Religious Instruction?

"When Beowulf goes to slay the dragon that has been ravaging the countryside," I said to my college freshmen the other day, "all of his thanes swear they will stand by him in the battle." 

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The perils of "preferred peers"

On Catholic campuses that aspire to Top Ten or Top Twenty status in publicity sweepstakes like the "U.S. News and World Report" college rankings, one sometimes hears the phrase "preferred peers."

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