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September 27, 2012

David S. Awbrey: Students are losers if KU drops Western Civ

Like the Jayhawk mascot and Rock Chalk chant, the Western Civilization program has been a hallmark of undergraduate life at the University of Kansas for generations. But in the academic equivalent of vandalizing Allen Fieldhouse, the university plans to downgrade the “great books” course that exposes KU students to the central ideas of Western culture.

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