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U. New Mexico Head Under Fire for Using Taxpayer Money on Bigfoot Conference

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 4, 2016 at 7:30am 11/4/2016 at 7:30am
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The University of New Mexico recently spent a tidy sum of taxpayer dollars on a two-day Bigfoot event and some people are not happy about it.

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Virginia High School Dresses as Trump, Secretary as Hillary in Prison Garb

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 4:54pm 11/3/2016 at 4:54pm

The principal at Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton, VA, and his secretary caused quite a stir on Halloween. Parents expressed outrage when he dressed as Donald Trump and she dressed as Hillary Clinton in prison garb.

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Pro-Trump Students Harassed and Threatened at U. Pittsburgh

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/3/2016 at 2:00pm
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It takes tremendous guts for a college student to be an open Trump supporter. At the University of Pittsburgh, these young people have to put up with harassment and threats.

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Mediaite, Twitterers Thought Someone Brought in a KKK Sign to the World Series

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/3/2016 at 12:30pm

HOW DO I BASEBALL?! Let me explain. Baseball uses a K to describe a strikeout. Fans will bring in K signs to display in the stands when their pitcher records a strikeout. But Josh Feldman at Mediaite and some on Twitter

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U. Wisconsin-Oshkosh Holds ‘Non-Partisan’ Event With Chelsea Clinton

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Nothing says non-partisan like inviting the daughter of one of the presidential candidates, right?

The College Fix reports:

Student government hosts ‘non partisan’ get-out-the-vote event with Chelsea Clinton

The Student Association at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting a “get out the vote” rally Wednesday afternoon.

The featured speaker is Chelsea Clinton, and students register to...

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NY Elementary School Cancels Mock Election Because Kids Were Yelling ‘Trump!’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7:30am 11/3/2016 at 7:30am

Wouldn’t you have liked to be a fly in the wall at this school when this happened? Can you imagine the horror of some people?

The Daily Caller reports:

NY School Cancels Mock Election Because Kids Shouted ‘Trump! Trump! Trump!’

Rather than vote for presidential nominees Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in a mock...

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Local Chevrolet Dealership Donates Car to Domestic Violence Survivor

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/2/2016 at 7:30pm

Last week, Carleigh Hager’s now ex-boyfriend attacked her in their home, trying to rip out her tongue while beating her.

When Christi Hubler Chevrolet in Crawfordsville, IN, heard Harger’s story, the employees wanted to help her. They gave her a brand new 2016 Chevy Cruz:

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Hulk Hogan Will Receive $31 Million From Gawker

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:00pm 11/2/2016 at 6:00pm

Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, will receive $31 million from Gawker in a new settlement agreement:

Thanks to a 570 page liquidation plan filed with the bankruptcy court in the Southern District of New York, it’s now been confirmed th...

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Why the Black Conservatives Fund Will Not Be Voting for Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/2/2016 at 4:30pm

The Black Conservatives Fund is out with a new ad and they’re none too thrilled with Hillary’s remarks of yester year.

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Rick Santorum Lashes Out at John Kasich For Refusing to Vote for Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/2/2016 at 3:00pm

Remember these guys?

If you wondered whether Rick Santorum, former Senator and Presidential candidate was a Never Trumper, wonder no more. (Spoiler: he’s not.)

In a CNN interview Monday, Santorum got a might bit angry with Ohio Governor and former Presidential Candidate, John Kasich, for refusing to vote for Trump.

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UC Irvine Panel on ‘Millennials and the Election’ Packed With Liberals

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/2/2016 at 1:30pm
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This sort of thing is bound to happen. People on the left don’t want to even acknowledge that conservative students exist.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Millennials and the Election’ panel packed with liberals at UCI

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Former DNC Chair: Hillary Making Mistake Attacking FBI Director Comey

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/2/2016 at 12:00pm

Maybe kicking the Clinton attack machine into overdrive isn’t the best way to go this time, especially when it evokes criticism from rank and file party betters.

From CNN:

(CNN)Ed Rendell, the former governor of Pennsylvania and former Democratic National Committee chairman, said Tuesday that Hillary Clinton’s campaign was making a mistake by...

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Suffolk University Mandating Microagression Training for All Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10:30am 11/2/2016 at 10:30am

This is happening because one student wrote a blog post in which she claimed to be the victim of racial bias from a professor.

The Boston Globe reports:

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North Dakota Farmer Speaks Out About the Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 9:00am 11/2/2016 at 9:00am

Makers of the film Fracknation are in North Dakota, covering the protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline.

They’ve interviewed a local farmer who’s been harassed and intimidated by protestors. “His neighbors have lost scores of cattle and horses and they have reported incidents of trespassing and intimidation. Those protesting the development...

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Prof Finds Most Students Believe America Invented Slavery

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30am 11/2/2016 at 7:30am

It’s astonishing that someone who has completed eight years of grammar school and four years of high school wouldn’t know slavery has existed since the beginning of civilization.

The College Fix reports:

Most college students think America invented slavery, professor finds

For 11 years, Professor Duke Pesta gave quizzes to his students at the...

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DePaul University Holds Workshop in Storytelling for Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 6:40pm 11/1/2016 at 6:40pm

This may bring people some pleasure as a diversion but that’s all it is. What does this have to do with serious study?

The DePaulia reports:

Storytelling for social justice

DePaul University’s Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change hosted a hip-hop and social justice workshop with Aisha Fukushima last Tuesday morning, Oct. 25.

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VIDEO: Brit Hume Covers Campus Craziness Over Halloween Costumes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 9:00am 11/1/2016 at 9:00am
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Halloween costumes have been the subject of unnecessary controversy on college campuses in years past but this year it was truly over the top.

Brit Hume of FOX News reported on what’s happening at a few colleges. Watch.

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