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Cal State Fresno Prof Who Said ‘Trump Must Hang’ Placed on Leave

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9:00am 4/20/2017 at 9:00am
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It’s about time. Had he said this about Obama eight years ago, he would have been driven into hiding in 24 hours.

The Hill reports:

Calif. professor placed on leave for ‘Trump must hang’ tweet

A California history professor has been placed on leave for tweeting that President Trump “must hang.”

Lars Maischak is on...

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Pomona College Students Demand ‘Action’ Against Conservative Journalists

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/19/2017 at 6:00pm
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After Heather Mac Donald was recently shut down by a mob of students who support Black Lives Matter at Claremont McKenna, the president of Pomona College, which is part of the consortium of Claremont colleges, defended her and the importance of free speech. That didn’t sit well with some students.

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University to Spend Thousands Training Students in Social Justice Activism

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/19/2017 at 1:30pm

Once again, a school is devoting resources to activism which has nothing to do with scholarship.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Plans To Spend Thousands Training New Student Revolutionaries

Students at Virginia Commonwealth University are applying for $2,500 awards from a Social Justice Fund, which will finance student projects focused on social justice activ...

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Conservative Grad Student at U. Miami Wants to Make Campus Great Again

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You have to give this young woman some credit. It takes guts to be such a vocal Trump supporter in this environment.

CNN reports:

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Students Demand More Spending on Diversity at Cash-Strapped College

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/18/2017 at 1:30pm

These students don’t seem to realize their demands are contributing to the financial demise of their school.

Campus Reform reports:

Students demand cash-strapped college spend more on diversity

The student government at Limestone College is demanding longer Health Center hours and the hiring of more “faculty members of color,” but doesn’t want current students...

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Holy Cross Considers Dumping ‘Crusader’ Mascot

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:30am 4/18/2017 at 10:30am
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It looks as though political correctness may be about to claim another sports mascot.

The Telegram reports:

Holy Cross debates abandoning ‘Crusader’ mascot

Faced with the prospect of changing its historic “Crusaders” nickname this fall, the College of the Holy Cross is also confronting a central question: What’s in a name?

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Prof Who Said ‘Trump Must Hang’ Now Apologizing Profusely

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:30am 4/18/2017 at 7:30am
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This guy has changed his tune, big time. An FBI investigation can do that.

The Daily Caller reports:

Fresno State Professor Who Said ‘Trump Must Hang’ Apologizes Profusely, Flees Fresno

The history professor at California State University, Fresno who appeared to advocate for the death of President Donald Trump on Twitter has apologized profusely...

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Las Vegas Responds to Drug Crisis With Syringe Vending Machines

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00am 4/18/2017 at 7:00am
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As the nation’s opioid crisis continues to grow, some cities are taking dramatic steps to deal with its associated problems. Las Vegas has actually introduced vending machines which dispense clean syringes for free.

The Daily Caller reports:

Syringe Vending Machines Hit Las Vegas Amid Heroin Crisis

Las Vegas will get the nation’s first vending...

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American Flag Banished from UC Davis Student Government Meetings

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Posted by    Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 10:00am 4/16/2017 at 10:00am
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Cut off all government funding to the school. If they don’t like the flag, they don’t deserve the benefits that come with it.

Red Alert Politics reports:

UC-Davis student government banishes American flag from meetings

Throughout its extensive history, the American flag has had its peaks and troughs. It’s been hoisted by U.S. marines...

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Arizona State Prof Allows Class to Hold Anti-Trump Protest Instead of Final Exam

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Posted by    Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 8:00am 4/16/2017 at 8:00am
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We really need to start tracking and punishing schools that do this crap, especially if they get tax dollars.

The College Fix reports:

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Useless Media Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 7:30am 4/16/2017 at 7:30am
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It’s been months since the election and the media hasn’t learned a thing.

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U. Michigan Prof Claims the English Language is Sexist

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Posted by    Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 3:30pm 4/15/2017 at 3:30pm

We’ve now come to the point where the English language is sexist? What’s next? Is there any aspect of American culture that the left won’t vilify in some way?

The College Fix reports:

Professor: ‘The English language is sexist’

The English language is sexist, a University of Michigan professor told Iowa State University students...

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Cornell Lawsuit: Male Student Suicide Attempt After Title IX Investigation

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Posted by    Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/15/2017 at 1:00pm

The way in which sexual misconduct on college campuses is investigated often puts the accused, usually men, in horrible situations. We have written many times about these “kangaroo courts.”

Sometimes tragedy follows.

We recently covered a tragic case in Texas:

Student in Texas Commits Suicide After Trial by Kangaroo Court

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Prof Who Said ‘Trump must hang’ Reportedly Under FBI Investigation

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Posted by    Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:30am 4/15/2017 at 11:30am
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This is great. The professor deserves to be investigated over this. Anyone else would be.

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Return of the Mob Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 9:00am 4/15/2017 at 9:00am
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Another campus mob shouted down another speaker. Why do we put up with this?

Some of the professors aren’t any better.

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VIDEO: College Kids Are Intolerant Jerks

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Posted by    Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8:30am 4/15/2017 at 8:30am
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The folks at the Washington Free Beacon put together this compilation. You may recognize a few of these classic moments.

David Rutz writes:

College Kids Are Intolerant Jerks

The epidemic of wilting American college students unable to handle visiting speakers with dangerous, conservative views doesn’t appear to be slowing down.

With Notre Dame students feeling...

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Brown University Now Using Gender Neutral Pronouns in Admissions Correspondence

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Posted by    Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/14/2017 at 1:30pm
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Brown University is using terms like “they” and “their” instead of “he” and “she” in official communications. This is madness.

James Freeman writes at the Wall Street Journal:

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