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Muslim Students at Columbia Demand Religious Advisor and Prayer Room

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Posted by    Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/23/2017 at 1:30pm

Watch as progressive students and faculty members bend over backwards to accommodate them.

Campus Reform reports:

Muslim students demand prayer space, religious advisor

Muslim students at Columbia University are demanding a full-time religious advisor and a permanent prayer space accessible during academic breaks.

According to The Columbia Spectator, the school’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) met...

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Harvard Profs Endorse ‘Freedom of Expression’ in Statement

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Posted by    Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10:30am 3/23/2017 at 10:30am
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This is nice to hear but why do we even need statements like this? Shouldn’t it just be a given?

The Harvard Crimson reported:

Harvard Professors Sign Statement Endorsing ‘Freedom of Expression’

Eleven Harvard professors and one fellow have signed a statement affirming a commitment to engaging with—and...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger to Deliver Commencement Address at University of Houston

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Posted by    Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30am 3/23/2017 at 7:30am
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It will be interesting to see if there are protests because he’s a Republican or if his celebrity overrides that.

The Houston Chronicle reports:

University of Houston announces Arnold Schwarzenegger as the 2017 commencement speaker

The University of Houston has officially confirmed that the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger will be giving the commencement speech...

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University Admin Claims ‘Whiteness’ Goes Against Christianity

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/22/2017 at 1:30pm

How do people with such ridiculous views get high level jobs in higher education?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Admin: ‘Whiteness’ Goes Against Christianity

A university administrator delivered a speech in which he described “whiteness” as “a way of thinking, a way of acting” that is fundamentally opposed to Christianity.

Paul Dionne, Inclusive Success Coordinator...

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Prof Who Called Trump’s Election ‘Terrorism’ Gets Honored by Her Colleagues

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:30am 3/22/2017 at 10:30am
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A California professor who was caught on camera telling her students Trump’s election was an act of terrorism is pretty popular among the faculty.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof. who called Trump’s election ‘act of terrorism’ honored

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U. Arizona Safe Space Guidelines Treat Students Like Young Children

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:30am 3/22/2017 at 7:30am

The entire culture of safe spaces should be expelled from American higher education. It’s an embarrassment.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

New ‘Safe Space’ Guidelines at University of Arizona Treat Students Like Preschoolers

The University of Arizona is encouraging college students to cry “ouch!” when they hear something offensive, make artwork about race relations,...

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Mark Steyn Explains the Democrats’ Obsession With Russia

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:00am 3/22/2017 at 7:00am
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Conservative author and broadcaster Mark Steyn was on the Tucker Carlson show this week and was asked for his thoughts on the Democratic Party’s current obsession with Russia. Steyn explained it quite simply suggesting that Democrats can’t accept the fact that they lost the election. It’s easier for them to believe...

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Conservative Students Say They’ve Been Threatened With Violence at St. Olaf College

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/21/2017 at 1:30pm
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There’s no “safe space” for students who vote Republican at this school. Progressive students will be the first to play victim, when they’re not intimidating those who disagree with them.

The College Fix reported:

Conservative students say they have been ‘violently threatened’ at...

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Vanderbilt U. Students Demand School Cut Ties With Wendy’s

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:30am 3/21/2017 at 10:30am
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Is anyone else getting tired of kids who have never worked a day in the real world making demands on schools and companies? Some of today’s students seem to think activism is the only reason they’re in school.

News Channel 5 reported:

Students Demand Vanderbilt Cut Ties With Wendy’s

Vanderbilt students hit the streets...

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Progressive Primary Challengers to Incumbent Dems May Sink Party in 2018 Midterms

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 8:30am 3/21/2017 at 8:30am

Democrats are still feeling the sting of defeat over the presidential election and many of them are hopeful for some form of victory in the 2018 midterms.

They’re going to face a tougher opponent than the Republicans however, and it’s coming from inside their own party.

The Progressive movement, which makes up a...

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Southern Poverty Law Center Accused of Inciting Middlebury Mob

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:30am 3/21/2017 at 7:30am
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Carl M. Cannon of Real Clear Politics suggests that the SPLC bears responsibility for the recent mob that sent a Middlebury College professor to the hospital.

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Critics Say Trump Budget Won’t Protect Pell Grants

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Posted by    Monday, March 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/20/2017 at 4:30pm

Something has to be done to reign in the cost of college and the crazy amount of borrowing that goes along with it.

It would be great if Trump got the government out of the picture completely.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Protecting Pell? Critics Say Budget Wouldn’t

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Study Finds Wealthier Colleges are Worst Free Speech Offenders

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Posted by    Monday, March 20, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/20/2017 at 1:30pm

Campus Reform recently highlighted the findings of this study. It seems the more money a college has, the more likely they are to squelch free speech.

Take a look:

REPORT: Wealthiest colleges are worst free speech offenders

A new study has found that the colleges most prone to disinviting conservative speakers and stifling open...

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In 18 Years, a College Degree Could Cost Half a Million Dollars

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Posted by    Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:30am 3/20/2017 at 10:30am

The cost of college is rising with alarming speed. The trajectory isn’t sustainable.

BuzzFeed reports via CNBC:

In 18 years, a college degree could cost about $500,000

People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: Getting a degree now is an absolute bargain compared to what it could cost...

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UW-Green Bay Profs Offered Money to ‘Diversify’ Their Courses

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Posted by    Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/19/2017 at 2:00pm

Diversity is now so important it can bring extra pay?

Campus Reform reports:

UW-Green Bay offers profs $2K to ‘diversify their courses’

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is offering up to 10 faculty members a $2,000 stipend each to “create an inclusive classroom environment” and “diversify their courses.”

According to a Wednesday announcement on the...

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U. Maryland to Hire ‘Undocumented Student Coordinator’

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Posted by    Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/19/2017 at 12:00pm
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A staffer dedicated to illegal immigrant students funded with tax dollars. How is this even legal?

FOX News reports:

University of Maryland to hire ‘undocumented student coordinator’

The University of Maryland is facing backlash from some conservative groups because...

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Trump on Liz Warren 2020 challenge: “a dream come true”

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Posted by    Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 10:30am 3/19/2017 at 10:30am
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The 2020 election is still way off but Trump has already made it clear that he’d love for the Democratic Party to nominate Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.

The Hill reports:

Trump: Elizabeth Warren running against me would be ‘a dream’

President Trump said in an interview broadcast Saturday night that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)...

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