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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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Students and Activists Want UNC to Eject Wendy’s From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/6/2017 at 1:30pm
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Doesn’t news like this make you want to go out and buy a Baconator?

Campus Reform reports:

Students, labor activists demand UNC boot Wendy’s from campus

University of North Carolina students marched through campus Friday demanding the removal of a Wendy’s restaurant from the student union.

According to The Daily Tar Heel, UNC students partnered...

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CUNY Prof: Math Skills Essential for Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 10:30am 7/6/2017 at 10:30am

Math skills are essential for basic life tasks. Why does this need to be politicized as social justice?

Campus Reform reports:

Math skills are ‘essential for social justice,’ CUNY prof claims

A City University of New York (CUNY) professor claims in materials for an online course that math skills are “essential for social justice.”

“Quantitative...

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‘Gender And Racial Inclusivity’ Course to be Offered at Stanford Business School

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 7:30am 7/6/2017 at 7:30am

No word yet on when they’re planning to make it mandatory but shouldn’t we expect that’s coming?

The Daily Caller reports:

Stanford Business School Launches ‘Gender And Racial Inclusivity’ Course

Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business is set to offer a spring course on how to reject gender and racial biases and promote an...

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All Male Club at Harvard Rethinks Gender Neutrality and Expels Female Members

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/5/2017 at 1:30pm
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Less than a decade ago this would have been no big deal but watch this blow up into a national news story.

Heat Street reports:

Harvard University All-Male Club Defies Faculty, Expels ‘Provisional’ Female Members

One of Harvard University’s best known clubs has effectively expelled nine women, ending a two-year experiment ultimately prompted by...

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UNESCO aids and abets Palestinian attempt to steal Jewish historical identity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 10:30am 7/5/2017 at 10:30am

Prof. Miriam Elman has extensively covered how the Palestinians, through UNESCO, are trying to steal Jewish historical identity.

The latest move, expected to go to a vote any day, is the attempt to reclassify the Cave (or Tomb) of the Patriarchs in Hebron as a Palestinian site, Palestinians Launch New Bid to Usurp...

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UC Berkeley Tries to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Cancellation of Ann Coulter Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 7:30am 7/5/2017 at 7:30am
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Young Americans for Freedom and the College Republicans sued Berkeley after Ann Coulter’s speech was cancelled a few months ago but the school doesn’t want to hear it.

The Daily Caller reports:

UC Berkeley Tries To Dismiss Free Speech Lawsuit

The University of California, Berkeley is trying to dismiss a free speech lawsuit filed...

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College Summer Reading Lists Focus Largely on Left Wing Topics

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/4/2017 at 2:30pm

No one is suggesting college reading lists should only feature conservative subjects but how about some balance?

Red Alert Politics reports:

After years of criticism that universities and colleges were focusing too much on feelings and social justice, many people hoped that things would start to change. Those hopes appear to be dashed...

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Marxist Profs Gear up for “Socialism 2017” Conference in Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 11:30am 7/4/2017 at 11:30am

Planning strategies to take on Republicans and President Trump will be a focus, of course.

Campus Reform reported:

Profs gather to ‘fight the right’ at Socialism 2017 conference

Marxist professors, including some of recent notoriety, are preparing for...

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Student Union Leader in UK Wants to Make the Koran Required Reading

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 8:30am 7/4/2017 at 8:30am

Where are all the leftists who are usually outraged by religious influence of any kind?

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Union President: Oppress White People, Make Koran Required Reading For ‘Islamic Takeover’

Zamzam Ibrahim, president of the student union at Salford University in the United Kingdom, has attracted attention for social media posts where...

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U. Scranton Hiring Director to Promote “Feminist Theories and Knowledge”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/3/2017 at 1:30pm

Bureaucracy in academia is so overloaded with positions like this. And people wonder why tuition rises so rapidly.

PJ Media reports:

College Hiring Director to Promote ‘Feminist Theories and Knowledge’

The University of Scranton in Pennsylvania is seeking to hire a new director to promote “feminist theories and knowledge” and “social justice theories” on...

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Evergreen State Appoints New VP for Equity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 3, 2017 at 11:00am 7/3/2017 at 11:00am
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If there’s anything that can fix the mess at Evergreen State College, it’s another diversity administrator position, right?

USA Today reports:

Evergreen State College looks to mend campus following protests

Evergreen State College is endeavoring to mend divisions in the student body and faculty and improve campus safety after becoming a political battleground over...

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Harvard Law Establishes Professorship to Honor Antonin Scalia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7:30am 7/3/2017 at 7:30am

This is great news. It’s awesome to see a conservative honored by academia.

The College Fix reports:

New Harvard Law professorship honors Antonin Scalia

Harvard Law School has announced the establishment of the Antonin Scalia Professorship of Law in honor of the late US Supreme Court justice.

The professorship is endowed by the Considine Family...

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Prager U: What Is Fake News?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/2/2017 at 4:00pm
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Andrew Klavan, in a Prager U. video, explains how the mainstream American news is all fake news and explains how their bias skews their reporting.

You’ve probably heard a lot of people recently screaming and yelling about Fake News.  Charges fly from all points on the political spectrum: this story is mistaken...

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University That Was Going to Remove Bibles and Crosses Changes Its Mind

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 2:00pm 7/2/2017 at 2:00pm

Oklahoma’s East Central University just had a lightning fast change of heart on this issue.

FOX News reports:

University: We screwed up! We won’t toss out Bibles or crosses

The leadership at Oklahoma’s East Central University slammed on the brakes and jettisoned their decision to removes crosses, Bibles and other religious symbols from a...

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Low on Funds, Colonial Williamsburg Scales Back

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:00pm 7/2/2017 at 12:00pm
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More than $300 million in debt, Colonial Williamsburg has been forced to outsource some functions and cut staff.

One of the best, long-standing American Colonial History attractions, Williamsburg has experienced a sharp decline in attendance over the last few years.

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Conservative Student Quits Evergreen State, Pens Note to Professor Weinstein

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 10:00am 7/2/2017 at 10:00am
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In other news, Evergreen State College had a conservative student.

Campus Reform reports:

Conservative student flees radical climate at Evergreen State

A self-identified “conservative-libertarian” Evergreen State College student has elected to leave the school due to the recent campus unrest that shoved the school into the national spotlight.

According to an email obtained by Campus...

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