College Athletics and the Common Good

On February 7, 2014, in college students, by Betsy

by Anthony Esolen, Professor of English at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, and the author of Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child and Ironies of Faith. He is also a Ruth Institute Circle of Experts Member.

This article was first published February 7, 2014, at

If we looked at actual young men and women, and not abstractions, we might begin to think of other things besides the ratio of members of each sex participating in this or that activity. We might think about love.

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by Betsy Kerekes – Director of Online Publications, The Ruth Institute

“This was a smashing event. I am ecstatic,” said Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, founder and president of the Ruth Institute, regarding its first annual gala, held June 2nd at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego.

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by Jennifer Kabbany – Associate Editor of The College Fix

First published June 3, 2013


SAN DIEGO – Anne Petty always believed in and supported the traditional definition of marriage – but the 23-year-old Idaho college student said she didn’t know how best to defend her position other than to cite the Bible.

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by , Ruth Institute Circle of Experts Member

This article was first published at the public discourse on 

Lust perverts language itself, calling sex “safe” or “protected,” and cohabitation “honest,” and relationships “mutual,” which are nothing but forays into a jungle, where the strongest and most cunning survive.

Several weeks ago, Saint Valentine’s Day at my school came and went. There was no dance. There was no concert. There was no ice cream social. There was no party for trading little gifts. There was no showing of She Wore a Yellow Ribbon or Marty or Goodbye, Mr. Chips or Casablanca. There were no foolish and innocent flirtations on the way to class.

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A good solution or a quick fix?

On February 22, 2012, in college students, contraception, by Betsy

by Anne Morse

Should women suffering from anorexia take pills to suppress hunger? Should women suffering from fertility take pills to suppress babies?

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