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Student Leaders at Ohio State Want Safe Spaces All Over Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:30am 3/14/2017 at 10:30am

They say the safe spaces are needed for people to talk. Why can’t people talk anywhere they want on campus without safe spaces?

The College Fix reports:

Ohio State student leaders want ‘safe spaces’ campus-wide

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Students Labeled Racists for Wearing U.S. Flag Colors

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:30am 3/14/2017 at 7:30am
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This is the type of story that makes you want to run out and buy an American flag t-shirt or a Trump hat.

The Daily Caller reported:

Students Denounced As Racist For Wearing US Flag Colors

Students from one Iowan high school recently apologized to the principal of another Iowan high school when people...

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Boaty McBoatface’s Maiden Voyage

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/13/2017 at 3:30pm
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I giggle each time I say it. Boaty McBoatface, a yellow submarine, earned its name after people voted on it during an online competition.

Well, now it has set out on its first mission to the Antarctic:

Boaty, which has arguably one of the most famous names in recent maritime history, is a...

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College Students Hold ‘Nap-In’ for Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 1:45pm 3/13/2017 at 1:45pm

Isn’t this sweet? College students having naps just like pre-schoolers.

PJ Media reported:

Snowflake Silliness: Illinois Student Leads ‘Nap-Ins’ to Inspire ‘Dream of Diversity’

At a college in Illinois, students seemingly believe that the best way...

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Snoop Dogg Shoots Trump Clown in New Video

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/13/2017 at 12:00pm
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In his latest video, rapper Snoop Dogg shoots a clown dressed as President Donald Trump. From The Hill:

The track, which focuses on police brutality, shows a world inhabited by clowns.

Snoop Dogg says, “This is the final call,” before pointing a gun to the head of a cigarette-puffing clown dressed as Trump....

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Aquinas College Cutting Programs, Forcing Student Transfers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 10:30am 3/13/2017 at 10:30am

The higher ed bubble keeps growing.

The Tennessean reports:

Aquinas College cuts programs, up to 140 students must transfer

Aquinas College has announced plans to dramatically shrink its operations, cutting most of its employees and leaving more than half of...

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Michelle Obama Wrote College Recommendation Letter for TV Actress

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michelle-obama-trump-transition-232845
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:30am 3/13/2017 at 7:30am
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michelle-obama-trump-transition-232845

A letter like that could get you in anywhere. The school would probably admit you just to get their hands on it for their archives.

The Hill reports:

Michelle Obama wrote college recommendation for ‘Black-ish’ actress

Former first lady Michelle Obama wrote “Black-ish” actress Yara Shahidi a college recommendation letter, W Magazine reports.

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Convicted Child Rapist Roman Polanski Wants To Return To U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/12/2017 at 4:00pm
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The details of the disgusting depravity of Roman Polanski’s drugging, raping, and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl are stomach-churning.  His cowardly flight from justice was just the icing on the cake of his criminality, but now, 40 years after his crimes, Polanski want to return to LA.

Deadline Hollywood reports:

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College Republicans Have Tripled Their Membership in… Boston?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/12/2017 at 2:00pm
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Liberal college campuses in a liberal area are seeing a remarkable jump in membership in the College Republicans.

What’s going on?

The Christian Science Monitor reported:

In liberal Boston, College Republicans see club membership triple

Perhaps it was only inevitable that in America’s most Democratic state, Nilo Asgari’s elephant sticker would get her in trouble.

Amid...

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Israel defeats Cuba for 4th straight win in World Baseball Classic

http://m.mlb.com/news/article/218980042/israel-beats-cuba-to-stay-unbeaten-in-wbc-17/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/12/2017 at 12:00pm
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WUT!

Israel’s remarkable run in the World Baseball Classic has now carried into the second round.

After three straight wins to top Pool A in Seoul,...

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Mississippi Preparing to Ban Sanctuary Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 10:00am 3/12/2017 at 10:00am
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More states will probably follow this lead if the left keeps pushing this issue.

The Daily Caller reports:

Mississippi On Verge Of Banning ‘Sanctuary Campuses’

The Mississippi legislature has had enough of universities that proclaim themselves “sanctuary campuses” to shield illegals from the law, Campus Reform reports.

State representatives are preparing legislation that would effectively...

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Harvard Publishes List of ‘Fake News’ Sites, Targets Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8:00am 3/12/2017 at 8:00am
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Legal Insurrection isn’t on the list but many other good sites such as the Washington Examiner were unfairly cited.

From Campus Reform:

Harvard pushes list calling conservative websites ‘fake news’

Harvard University recently created a research guide on “fake news” that identifies dozens of respectable conservative websites as “unreliable” or simply “fake” while rating...

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Irony Alert: Pelosi Now Interested In Knowing What’s in a Bill Before It’s Passed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/11/2017 at 4:00pm
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Tone deaf and completely without self-awareness or irony, Nancy Pelosi actually asserted that the American people have a right to know what’s in the GOP health care (insurance) bill before it passes.

Via Mediaite, Pelosi wrote to Paul Ryan:

Dear Speaker Ryan,

This week, the Committees on Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means...

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Vice Provost at Santa Clara U. Overrides Student Vote to OK Conservative Group

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/11/2017 at 2:00pm

The group in question was Turning Point USA. The student government was against having a campus chapter but a Vice Provost overrode their decision.

The Mercury News reports:

Santa Clara University reverses...

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College RA Tells White Girls That Wearing Hoop Earrings is Cultural Appropriation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/11/2017 at 12:00pm
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Can you imagine going through life and paying attention to such petty things?

Robby Soave reports at Reason:

Pitzer College RA Tells White Girls to Stop Wearing Hoop Earrings: It’s Cultural Appropriation

A residential advisor at Pitzer College sent a campus-wide email informing students—white women, in particular—that they should stop wearing hoop earrings.

Hooped earrings...

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Anti-Feminism Posters Investigated as Hate Crime at American University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10:00am 3/11/2017 at 10:00am

So the message here seems to be that if you disagree with feminism or mock it, you are a hater.

The College Fix reported:

‘Anti-feminism’ posters at American University investigated as a ‘hate crime’

Law enforcement personnel are searching for the person who hung up “anti-feminism”...

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Shocking Yale Study Finds Students Who Smoke Pot and Drink Get Lower Grades

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8:00am 3/11/2017 at 8:00am

Who could have guessed such a thing would be true?

The Connecticut Post reports:

Yale study: High students, low grades

News flash: College students who spend a lot of time drinking and smoking marijuana might not have the best grades. This not-very-shocking finding is at the heart of a new study conducted by...

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