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Thomas Sowell Calls Diversity in Higher Ed a Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/22/2016 at 1:30pm
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The great Thomas Sowell has written a new column which focuses on diversity in higher education as a meaningless buzz word.

From Investor’s Business Daily:

Thomas Sowell: We’re Being Fooled By The ‘Diversity’ Fraud

My own first encounter with the idea of geographic diversity occurred more th...

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Colorado State Hires ‘Racial Battle Fatigue’ Counselor

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/22/2016 at 12:00pm

Why would college students need such a person on campus? Could it be because higher education is obsessed with race and racial strife?

The Daily Caller reported:

Colorado State Hires Counselor To Treat ‘Racial Battle Fatigue’

Colorado State University (CSU) has hired a counselor to assist students suffering from “racial battle fatigue,” the school...

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Cal Poly Students Claim Bias Reporting is Necessary Because of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 9:00am 12/22/2016 at 9:00am

Who is handling the election worse, the media or college students? It’s a tough call, isn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

Students demand bias reporting system before Trump takes office

Students are demanding that California Polytechnic University institute a “discrimination reporting” system to protect them once Donald Trump becomes president.

“Across the country, instances of hate,...

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University of Michigan Student Lied About Hijab Burning Threat

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Another political hoax! The Ann Arbor Police Department announced a University of Michigan student lied to police about a man threatening to burn her hijab:

According to a statement from the Ann Arbor Police Department, detectives worked along with the U-M Division of Public Safety and the FBI to investigate the case,...

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Columbia Challenges Unionization Efforts of Grad Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/21/2016 at 3:00pm

They already had a vote on this and the pro-union side won. Challenging the results will not end well.

The Columbia Spectator reports:

University objects to unionization vote, calls for new election

The University has filed an objection with the National Labor Relations Board regarding the vote by teaching...

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Rasmea Odeh immigration fraud trial postponed to May 16, 2017 (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 12:25pm 12/21/2016 at 12:25pm

We recently reported on important developments in the immigration fraud trial of convicted supermarket bomber and murderer Rasmea Odeh.

Specifically, the prosecutors obtained a Superseding Indictment which expanded the grounds upon which to convict Rasmea of the single charge of falsely obtaining naturalization. The prosecution signaled, in those new allegations, that it...

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Thousands Ask U. Washington President to Cancel Speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/21/2016 at 12:00pm
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Say what you want about Milo Yiannopoulos, but he’s taking the intellectual fight to America’s college campuses like no one else.

The Seattle Times reports:

UW, WSU brace for speech by Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart editor banned from Twitter

In the coming months, the University of Washington will host lectures from an award-winning author, a...

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University’s Students of Color Conference Devolves Into ‘Oppression Olympics’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 9:00am 12/21/2016 at 9:00am

In the left’s hierarchy of oppressed groups, there’s always a struggle for dominance.

The College Fix reports:

Students of Color Conference turns into ‘oppression Olympics,’ leads to fights, canceled sessions

This year’s University of California Students of Color Conference unproductively devolved into something of an “oppression Olympics” between different minority groups, prompting arguments between...

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College Enrollment Drops as People Opt for Jobs Over Degrees

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This is something Mike Rowe and others have been talking about for a long time. Why go into debt when you can work?

FOX News reports:

College enrollment drops 1.4% as adults head back to work

Despite aggressive efforts nationwide to boost...

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How Feminism Has Left SAHMs Behind

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/20/2016 at 1:30pm
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Scary Mommy blog has published an interesting post about how feminism has left behind stay-at-home moms (SAHMs).

Elizabeth Broadbent writes:

Like the rest of the stay-at-home moms I know, feminism has left me behind. Feminism doesn’t see our child-rearing, much less all that goes with it, as valuable. There is no glory, no...

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Prof Claims He Was Charged With Sexual Misconduct for Singing Beach Boys Song

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Will classic rock stations now be forced to issue trigger warnings before certain songs?

The Daily Caller reports:

Public University Professor Says He Was Punished For A Sex Crime Because He Sang A BEACH BOYS SONG

The taxpayer-funded University of Kentucky has punished a journalism professor for sexual misconduct because, the professors says, he...

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Cuba: American attorney jailed during press conference

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During a press conference in Cuba, an American attorney—in Cuba to defend a Cuban dissident—was arrested and jailed.

The Miami Herald reports:

An American human rights lawyer representing an imprisoned Cuban artist was arrested in Havana on Friday, according to the Human Rights Foundation.

Kimberley Motley was in the country to advocate for 33-year-old...

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College Panics Over Student Newspaper Headline Which ‘May Be Upsetting’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 9:00am 12/20/2016 at 9:00am

If you treat college students like children, they will act like children. Maybe it’s intentional.

The College Fix reports:

College tries to halt distribution of student newspaper because one headline ‘may be upsetting’

The student newspaper at Monroe Community College in upstate New York was set to run a story about health and safety...

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Profs Beg Obama For ‘Full Neuropsychiatric Evaluation’ of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/19/2016 at 3:00pm

Anti-Trump hysterics of the left just keep getting more ridiculous.

The College Fix offers this amazing story:

Profs send letter to Pres. Obama requesting ‘full neuropsychiatric evaluation’ of Donald Trump

According to The Huffington Post, three professors, two from Harvard and another from UC-San Francisco, tell the president in a letter dated November 29...

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Conservative Students at UNLV Petition Against Sanctuary Campus Policy

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Not all college students are into the idea of sanctuary campuses. Some students at the University of Nevada Las Vegas are even petitioning against it.

Campus Reform reports:

UNLV conservatives petition AGAINST sanctuary campus

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Colleges and Universities in Ohio to Defend Immigrant Students from Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 9:00am 12/19/2016 at 9:00am
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It will be interesting to see how all this goes after Trump is sworn into office.

The Washington Times reports:

Ohio colleges, universities: Protect immigrant students

At least eleven Ohio colleges and universities are standing up for immigrant students who could see their statuses change after President-elect Donald Trump takes office next month.

Some advocates,...

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Florida Court: Police Can Compel Suspect To Unlock Phone

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/18/2016 at 5:30pm
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A Florida man suspected of voyeurism has been ordered to surrender his cell phone password to police.

The Daily Dot reports:

A Florida court has ruled that police can compel individuals to hand over the passcode to their phones. The judgment has serious implications in how the Fifth Amendment is applied to...

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