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Les Sillars

Les Sillars (Th.M. 93, Ph.D. 2004, University of Texas) is Professor of Journalism at Patrick Henry College in Virginia. His writing has also appeared in The Weekly Standard, the National Post, and Touchstone Magazine. Intended for Evil: A Survivor’s Story of Love, Faith, and Courage in the Cambodian Killing Fields, was published Nov. 1 by Baker Books. https://www.amazon.com/Intended-Evil-Survivors-Courage-Cambodian/dp/080100909X

Recent Posts

WORLD's Joel Belz: Mind Shapers

Posted on April 3, 2019 at 4:18 PM

WORLD Magazine founder Joel Belz recently discussed the importance of education—and especially Christian education—for the future of our culture. In a column headlined “Mind shapers,” he pointed...

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The Liberal Art That Wasn't: Why Journalism Matters

Posted on December 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Read Dr. Sillars' article for Touchstone Magazine here.

When I came to Patrick Henry College 16 years ago to teach journalism, I wasn’t quite sure where I fit at a liberal arts college. 

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Letter to My Near-Graduate

Posted on November 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM

This is PHC Journalism Professor Dr. Les Sillars’s advice to senior Evie Fordham, who is about to start at The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Dear Evie,

You were pretty excited when you came up to...

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Seeds of Opportunity

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 9:37 AM

PHC Journalism alumnus Daniel Kishi ('17) has been keeping an eye on the journalism industry from his position as associate editor at The American Conservative. His latest piece notes, “The death...

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"Today was rough ..."

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 9:04 AM

When Kendra Olson (Class of '17) started her job as a production assistant on Fox News@Night a few months ago, she knew there would be challenges.

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On Writing

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 9:34 AM

PHC Journalism Advisory Board member Michael Reneau (Editor of the Greenville Sun) explains why he loves writing.

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