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Everett Piper

Everett Piper

Everett Piper (, @dreverettpiper), a columnist for The Washington Times, is a former university president and radio host. He is the author of “Not a Daycare: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth” (Regnery). He can be reached at

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Pride Month illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Happy Pride Month, everyone

We're halfway through June, which has apparently become America's quintessential holiday. Published June 15, 2024

Evil in the world illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Do you believe in evil?

Do you believe evil exists? As you read countless stories about college students aligning with the butchery of Hamas, did you think you were witnessing something blatantly wrong? Published June 8, 2024

Colleges and universities reeducate nonsense and hate illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

A college president’s open letter to parents

If there is one thing I have learned in my over 40 years of leadership in the ivory tower, it is this: If you care about your children, you must stop sending them to the colleges and universities you're reading about in the news. Published May 25, 2024

Republican Party attacking conservatives illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Divisiveness destroys the Republican Party

Thw new crop of conservative activists treat time-tested conservatives who have fought many more battles than they have as if they were sellouts. Published May 19, 2024

Pro-Palestinian students hold white t-shirts stating the message, "DIVEST," as they protest during the UC Berkeley graduation at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, May 11, 2024. (Yalonda M. James/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

Ask Dr. E: Are college students uncoachable?

As I am watching the stories of campus chaos that seem too numerous to count, I am struck by the childishness and juvenile arrogance of the protestors. None of them seems to be coachable. What in the world is going on? Published May 15, 2024

God's laws to restrict human freedoms illustration by Greg Groesch / The Washington Times

Freedom requires fences

Freedom can be deceiving. When you drive through the countryside and see a horse standing unrestrained in a field, does it seem free? Published May 11, 2024

American families living in schizophrenic times illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

This is our time: Literal nonsense is on parade

It's 2024, and we are living in schizophrenic times. Dickensian times: the best of times, yet the worst; times where we demand the truth while reveling in our lies. Published April 27, 2024