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Northern Arizona U. Students Demand President’s Resignation Because She Rejects Safe Spaces

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/5/2017 at 1:30pm

Here’s hoping that NAU President Rita Cheng is sitting in her office and laughing at these students.

Campus Reform has the story:

NAU prez rejects ‘safe spaces,’ students demand resignation

Students at Northern Arizona University are demanding their president step down because she refused to endorse safe spaces at a recent forum.

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Liz Warren’s Female Staffers Made Less Than Her Male Staffers in 2016

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:30am 4/5/2017 at 11:30am
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Elizabeth Warren fancies herself a champion on the issue of equal pay for women but like many progressives, she doesn’t hold herself to the same rules she wants for others.

Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon did a little digging and found that the pay difference between men and women on...

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Columbia Reserves Rooms Exclusively for Black and LGBT Groups

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10:30am 4/5/2017 at 10:30am

Exclusivity is OK if you’re an approved victim group, apparently.

The Daily Caller reported:

Columbia Reserves Rooms For Black And LGBTQ Groups Only

Columbia University has set aside rooms in a student center exclusively reservable for black and LGBTQ student groups.

Columbia College Student Council unanimously approved a petition for rooms at the university that...

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Muslim Teen Accepted to Stanford After Writing #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times on Application

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7:30am 4/5/2017 at 7:30am

Who knew it was so easy to get into Stanford University? This is further proof that higher education is becoming nothing more than leftist indoctrination.

The Independent reported:

Muslim teenager repeats #Blacklivesmatter 100 times on Stanford application...

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Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Introduce New ‘Free’ College Plan

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/4/2017 at 6:00pm

This is going nowhere, it’s just Sanders and Warren trying to rally the base.

The Nation reports:

Bernie Sanders Just Introduced His Free College Tuition Plan

President Donald Trump doesn’t appear willing nor interested in addressing astronomical student debt levels, which long since crested above $1 trillion. In fact, his administration has made it...

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Mizzou Faces Large Budget Cuts and Possible Layoffs

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/4/2017 at 3:00pm

This isn’t very surprising news. Mizzou’s enrollment dropped in recent years and they never took corrective steps after their protest kerfuffle a few years ago.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:

Layoffs aren’t off the table as the University of Missouri System schools battle budget cuts

Leaders at the four University of Missouri System schools...

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Hanover College Grads Target Vice President Pence for Supporting Trump in Open Letter

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/4/2017 at 12:00pm
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Pence is an alum of Hanover. The letter from hundreds of graduates goes after Pence for supporting Trump’s policies.

USA Today reports:

Hundreds of Hanover College grads tear into alum...

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Ignorance is Strength: Left to Screen 1984 in Protest of Trump

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:00am 4/4/2017 at 10:00am

The latest big bold anti-Trump move from the resistance is going to be a worldwide screening of the 1984 film “1984” based on the George Orwell novel of the same name.

The Hill reports:

Theaters to play ‘1984’ in global Trump protest

Nearly 200 movie theaters worldwide reportedly plan to screen the film version...

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College Students Get Lecture on Fake News from BuzzFeed Editor

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 9:00am 4/4/2017 at 9:00am

One has to wonder if he stressed the importance of using cat gifs to make your point.

The Daily Caller reports:

BuzzFeed Editor Lectures College Students On Fake News

A BuzzFeed editor visited Pennsylvania State University Thursday to give a presentation on fake news and Facebook’s role in spreading it.

Craig Silverman, whom Fortune has...

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Emory University Professor Says Microaggressions Don’t Exist

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/3/2017 at 1:30pm

Congratulations to this professor for committing what amounts to academic heresy.

The Daily Caller reported:

University Professor Says ‘Microaggressions’ Don’t Exist

Psychology professor Scott Lilienfeld of Emory University doesn’t mean any offense, but he says the concept of “microaggressions” even existing is nonsense, reports The College Fix.

The title of Lilienfeld’s paper says it all:...

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Faculty at Wake Forest Tries to Undermine Koch Funded Institute

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:30am 4/3/2017 at 10:30am

These faculty members will deny funding which could help educate students over their partisan dislike of the Koch brothers? That’s just sad.

The James G. Martin Center reports:

Wake Forest Faculty Attempt to Undermine Koch-Funded Campus Institute

The Faculty Senate at Wake Forest University made headlines last week when it demanded that the university...

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Princeton and Other Schools Challenge Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

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Remember when Princeton and other colleges teamed up to challenge Obama for anything? Neither do I.

NJ.com reports:

Princeton University joins fight against Trump’s travel ban

Princeton University joined 30 other colleges Friday in a legal brief criticizing the Trump administration’s revised executive order.

The colleges filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting a federal judge’s preliminary...

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Feminist Academics Hold Panel on ‘Gendered Microaggressions’

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/2/2017 at 2:00pm

The left comes up with this stuff so quickly it’s difficult to keep track.

Campus Reform reports:

Feminist academics host ‘expert’ in microaggressions panel

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) hosted a panel last week to lament the “psychological impact of gendered microaggressions.

“(Not) All In Your Head: How Women Internalize Sexism,” held at...

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English Majors at Harvard Will Now be Required to Study ‘Marginalized’ Authors

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 10:00am 4/2/2017 at 10:00am
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This is what happens when you combine the study of English with social justice.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

English Department Diversity Course Requirement Approved

English concentrators will soon be required to enroll in a course featuring authors who may have been overlooked in the past for their race, gender, or sexuality following the Education...

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March for Science Organizers Don’t Want ‘White Male’ Bill Nye

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 9:00am 4/2/2017 at 9:00am
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It turns out the “March for Science” scheduled to happen later this month is nothing more than another progressive experiment in identity politics. It’s like the Women’s March, but with science!

The event is scheduled for April 22nd and there’s already a battle for dominance among leadership. Bill Nye is often held...

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‘Free Speech Bus’ Defaced by Protesters at Harvard

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00am 4/2/2017 at 8:00am
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There was a time when you could expect better than this from Harvard. Apparently, those days are over.

The College Fix reports:

Protesters deface ‘free speech’ bus at Harvard

The so-called “Free Speech Bus” rolled into Harvard Thursday, and w...

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Nuclear Option Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 7:30am 4/2/2017 at 7:30am

It’s becoming clear that obstructionist Democrats are giving the GOP little choice on Gorsuch.

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