The Bar-On Brief: It’s worth asking for a grade bump

The Bar-On Brief: It’s worth asking for a grade bump By SHAULI BAR-ON February 25, 2020  Midterm season is upon us, and that means subjective grading may bring a wave of disappointment to the halls of USC in the coming weeks. But a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that there may … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: It’s worth asking for a grade bump

The Bar-On Brief: Debate over secularity exposes issue’s complexity

The Bar-On Brief: Debate over secularity exposes issue’s complexity By SHAULI BAR-ON February 10, 2020 Photo by Angie Yang | Daily Trojan   Religious institutions have flourished in the United States precisely because they are not intrinsically tied to the government. On average, Americans are far more religious than adults in other wealthy countries. According to … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Debate over secularity exposes issue’s complexity