Parents of soon-to-be college students are always looking for an unvarnished look of what life is really like at many big state universities. Let’s face it; the glossy brochures of smiling students walking on leafy campuses don’t really provide a full view of the pluses and minuses of college life. Not to worry. Last week Mike Adams, professor at UNC-Wilmington and a contributor at Townhall.com gives parents cause for both hope and concern with his frank assessment of student life on his campus. All parents — not just those with children at UNC-Wilmington — can benefit from reading it.