John Zmirak received his B.A. in Religion and Literature at Yale University; he earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Ph.D. in English at Louisiana State University. His writing has appeared in Investor's Business Daily, The Weekly Standard, The American Conservative, FrontPage Magazine, and First Things. He has been a commentator on national talk radio and FOX News. He has served as a reporter at The National Catholic Register and Senior Editor at Faith & Family magazine. John is the author of The Bad Catholic's Guide to Good Living and the upcoming graphic novel The Grand Inquisitor.
Here's an irony for you: Each year, the most prestigious universities in America—some of them founded long before our country—are ranked to great fanfare by the staff of a third-tier news magazine that has actually stopped its print edition.
The New York Times recently ran an Op-Ed warning that the pervasive and invasive leftist politics of many professors pose a threat to the quality, integrity, and academic independence of colleges across the country.
A few weeks ago, the national magazine The Advocate published a book that's both unprecedented and unnecessary: The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students.