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Evergreen State Faculty Member Describes ‘Warzone’ on Campus

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The College Fix has obtained some documents which shed light on the environment at Evergreen State College.

From their report:

Evergreen State upheaval felt like some sort of warzone, scholar says

The recent upheaval at Evergreen State College caused a massive breakdown in normal operations as throngs of students confronted...

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Ivy League Faculty Members Spent Over $2.5 Million on Hillary’s Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/10/2017 at 1:30pm

All that cash didn’t do her much good in the end, did it?

The Dally Caller reported:

$2.6 Million Spent By Ivy League On Hillary. Trump? $15,000

Faculty members from the eight Ivy League schools poured over $2.5 million into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, a figure over 150 times...

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George Washington U. Prof Suggests Course on Understanding Trump Voters

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00am 7/10/2017 at 11:00am
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Could liberals really be so out of touch with middle class Americans that they have to study them?

Campus Reform reports:

Law prof proposes ‘white middle-class studies’ discipline

A George Washington University Law School professor thinks colleges should offer “white middle-class studies” or “blue collar studies” in the age of President Trump.

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Radiohead Frontman Flips Off Anti-Israel Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 10, 2017 at 9:00am 7/10/2017 at 9:00am
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Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke flips off anti-Israel protesters waving “Palestinian” flags at a Glasgow performance.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke reportedly flipped off anti-Israel protesters at the band’s concert Friday in Glasgow, Scotland, muttering “some f—ing people.”

Radiohead has been pressured by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and...

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U. Oklahoma Prof Accused of Misrepresenting Native American Ancestry

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This story sounds incredibly familiar for some reason.

The College Fix reports:

U. Oklahoma ‘Native’ controversy showcases academia’s inconsistent position on race

The academy, especially the progressive academy, just c...

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Attorney Defending NYT in Palin Defamation Suit Claims “Honest Mistake”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 5:30pm 7/9/2017 at 5:30pm

Sarah Palin is suing the New York Times for defamation, and attorneys for both sides appeared in court Friday.  The attorney for the NYT claimed that the publication of the well-known and thoroughly debunked claim against Palin was an “honest mistake.”

The New York Post reports:

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Liberals responded to Trump’s defense of Western Civilization just as you’d expect

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 3:30pm 7/9/2017 at 3:30pm
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During his recent trip to Poland, Donald Trump gave a spirited defense of Western Civilization, something we covered in Trump in Poland: ‘The West Will Never, Ever be Broken’.

American liberals went nuts.

Jonah Goldberg covered the reaction, Trump’s Western Civilization Defense & the Left’s Response:

We’ve reached a pathetic and dangerous point in our culture...

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NJ Man Charged With Threats That Closed Evergreen State Released from Jail

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:00pm 7/9/2017 at 12:00pm
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It turns out there was a real person making violent threats to Evergreen State. He’s been released from jail with conditions.

The Seattle Times reports:

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California Democrats Sue College Republicans (Yes, Really)

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It turns out Democrats don’t like “resistance” when it’s used against their party. Who could have guessed?

Townhall reports:

California Dems Suing College Republicans in Latest Temper Tantrum

Despite Jerry Brown using “goon squads” to intimidate voters, and angry Democratic Party leaders verbally assaulting signature gatherers, organizers of the effort to recall California state...

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VIDEO: Macron Bizarrely Meanders Through G20 Leaders To Stand Next To Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 3:30pm 7/8/2017 at 3:30pm
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French president Emmanuel Macron left his assigned spot during the G-20 leaders’ photo-op, and made his way down to the front row and placed himself next to President Trump.

The Telegraph reports:

French President Emmanuel Macron left his position during the family picture to place himself next to US President Donald Trump as...

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Georgetown Linguist Finds Trump’s Way of Speaking Key to His Success

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Liberals often mock Trump’s simple and direct speaking style but a linguist at Georgetown suggests this is one of his assets.

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Antioch U. Seattle Offers Student Grants for Social Justice Projects

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 12:30pm 7/8/2017 at 12:30pm

Isn’t it amazing how much support there is in academia for anything that can be counted as social justice?

Campus Reform reports:

University offers students funding for social justice projects

Antioch University Seattle (AUS) recently unveiled a new grant program to “encourage recipients to break new ground in the promotion of social justice.”

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Texas Judge Throws Out Profs’ Lawsuit Against Campus Carry

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 10:30am 7/8/2017 at 10:30am

Remember when Obamacare passed and liberals told everyone they had to accept it because it was the law of the land? Funny how that argument doesn’t apply in this case.

Red Alert Politics reports:

A win for gun rights: Texas judge throws out professors’ lawsuit against campus...

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Illegal Immigrants to be Eligible for Scholarships at Smith College

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The scholarship is open to students of varying status including “undocumented” students. Is this appropriate at a time when so many American citizen students are struggling financially?

The College Fix reports:

Smith College to offer scholarship to illegal...

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Duke Law School Offers Class in ‘Social Justice Lawyering’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/7/2017 at 1:30pm

This would probably be a good course to take if you ever plan on running for office as a Democrat.

The Daily Caller reports:

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‘Anti-Profit’ College Restaurant Struggles for Survival

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:30am 7/7/2017 at 10:30am

The left keeps trying socialism because it’ll work one of these days, right? This place has somehow managed to stay afloat since 1976 but now they’re having trouble.

The College Fix reports:

‘Anti-profit’ college restaurant seeks donations from its ‘comrades’...

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Kent State Students Hold Art Auction Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 7, 2017 at 7:30am 7/7/2017 at 7:30am

Every time liberals do things like this they prove that Planned Parenthood doesn’t really need tax dollars.

Campus Reform reports:

Students, profs hold art auction for Planned Parenthood

Kent State University students and faculty members recently hosted an art auction to raise money for Planned Parenthood, which faces the prospect of losing its...

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