Trained to shoot: the Utah teachers taking up firearms in their classrooms

To fight school shootings, Utah permits educators to carry a handgun at school and many are choosing to arm themselves and are taking combat shooting courses as preparation Ryan Ferree, 33, is a keen shooter. If he was able to, he would shoot until the 160 -decibel sound of a gunshot didn’t faze him. He…

Humanities teach students to guess. Where would we be without them? | Francine Prose

Following announced funding cuts in US universities, is it altogether paranoid to wonder if humanities are under assault since they are enable students to guess? Humanities departments in America are once again being axed. The reasons, one hears, are economic rather than ideological. Its not that schools dont am worried about the humanities they just…