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Wesleyan University to Open Social Justice Center at Cost of $220K Annually

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 10:00am 4/23/2017 at 10:00am

Wesleyan also has a terrible rating for free speech. Go figure.

The College Fix reports:

University rated one of the worst for free speech to open $220,000-a-year social justice center

Wesleyan University — rated one of the worst in the nation for free speech by a nonprofit watchdog group — is slated to roll...

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Islamist Activist Linda Sarsour to Give Commencement Speech at CUNY

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 8:00am 4/23/2017 at 8:00am
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Do we even need to address the double standard here? Ann Coulter speaking on a college campus could cause riots but this woman is welcomed? Really?

The FOX News Insider reported:

Sharia Law Advocate to Give Commencement Speech at Taxpayer-Funded University

There’s been some controversy after the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate...

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University Bans Pro-Life Display Because it Creates Unsafe Environment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/22/2017 at 2:30pm

Saying this display creates an unsafe space is obviously just an excuse. A lame one, too.

The College Fix reports:

University leaders ban pro-life flag display, say it ‘created an unsafe environment’

Pro-life students at Wilfrid Laurier University say they will no longer be able to put up their pro-life flag display, with campus...

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U. Alaska Displays Prof’s Art Depicting Trump’s Severed Head

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00am 4/22/2017 at 11:00am
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For anyone who hasn’t been paying attention, here’s a quick recap of where we are now. If Ann Coulter or any other conservative wants to speak on a college campus, it’s justification for a riot. If a professor decides to paint the president as beheaded, it’s an important free speech issue....

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U. Pittsburgh Prof: ‘We’re All Screwed Because White People Are In Charge’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:30am 4/22/2017 at 10:30am

Isn’t it amazing how progressives claim conservatives are the divisive ones while saying things like this?

The Daily Caller reported:

Pittsburgh Professor: ‘We’re All Screwed Because White People Are In Charge’

University of Pittsburgh professor Shanara Reid-Brinkley held a lecture Tuesday where she stated that American democracy was built on “anti-blackness” and that black...

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Cartoon Campuses Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00am 4/22/2017 at 9:00am
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People are starting to notice how ridiculous our higher education system has become.

Free speech for me but not for thee.

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Teacher Union Wants Profs to Give Students Extra Credit for Anti-Trump Events

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8:30am 4/22/2017 at 8:30am
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It’s fun to imagine how something like this would have gone over eight years ago.

Campus Reform reports:

Union asks profs to give extra credit for anti-Trump events

Faculty members at a Washington college are being encouraged to award students extra credit for attending a “Day of Resistance” featuring a slew of events condemning...

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Students at Harvard Told That Gender Can Change ‘Day by Day’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/21/2017 at 1:30pm

Do you think the senior staff at Harvard Medical School would agree with this?

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard tells students gender can ‘change from day to day’

The office of BGLTQ Student Life at Harvard University has released a new school-sponsored guide telling students to “fight transphobia” and “get the facts about gender diversity.”

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UC Berkeley Reverses Position and Reinvites Ann Coulter to Speak on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:30am 4/21/2017 at 10:30am
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This was a smart move. The negative publicity was making Berkeley look pretty bad.

The Daily Caller reports:

UC Berkeley Reinvites Ann Coulter To Speak On Campus

The University of California, Berkeley has reinvited Ann Coulter...

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The Onion Lampoons SJW Culture at UC Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:30am 4/21/2017 at 7:30am
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The Onion leans left but every once in a while, they poke fun at progressives with great success.

Take a look:

Berkeley Campus On Lockdown After Loose Pages From ‘Wall Street Journal’ Found On Park Bench

BERKELEY, CA—Advising students to remain in their dormitories and classrooms until the situation was resolved, the University of...

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UW Madison Puts Free Tampons in Men’s Bathrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/20/2017 at 3:00pm

This was done to cater to the “men” on campus who were born female.

The College Fix reported:

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers free tampons in men’s bathrooms

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is rolling out a new pilot program to provide free menstrual products in several of its campus bathrooms — including some men’s restrooms.

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VIDEO: The Simpsons Skewers Social Justice Warriors at Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/20/2017 at 12:00pm
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This is one of the funniest things the Simpsons has done in quite a while.

Truth Revolt has the details:

WATCH: ’The Simpsons’ Perfectly Skewers College SJWs

Just as the long-airing animated series The Simpsons did last month when they lambasted the “trophies for everyone” philosophy, the cartoon characters of the fictional town of...

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Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:30am 4/20/2017 at 11:30am
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As we mentioned in a recent Quick Take, conservative students at Berkeley decided to thumb their noses at campus SJWs by inviting Ann Coulter to speak on campus.

First the school imposed a number of conditions, then banned Coulter’s speech altogether. Ann is vowing to visit the school anyway.

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Cal State Fresno Prof Who Said ‘Trump Must Hang’ Placed on Leave

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9:00am 4/20/2017 at 9:00am
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It’s about time. Had he said this about Obama eight years ago, he would have been driven into hiding in 24 hours.

The Hill reports:

Calif. professor placed on leave for ‘Trump must hang’ tweet

A California history professor has been placed on leave for tweeting that President Trump “must hang.”

Lars Maischak is on...

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Pomona College Students Demand ‘Action’ Against Conservative Journalists

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/19/2017 at 6:00pm
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After Heather Mac Donald was recently shut down by a mob of students who support Black Lives Matter at Claremont McKenna, the president of Pomona College, which is part of the consortium of Claremont colleges, defended her and the importance of free speech. That didn’t sit well with some students.

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University to Spend Thousands Training Students in Social Justice Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/19/2017 at 1:30pm

Once again, a school is devoting resources to activism which has nothing to do with scholarship.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Plans To Spend Thousands Training New Student Revolutionaries

Students at Virginia Commonwealth University are applying for $2,500 awards from a Social Justice Fund, which will finance student projects focused on social justice activ...

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Conservative Grad Student at U. Miami Wants to Make Campus Great Again

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:30am 4/19/2017 at 7:30am
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You have to give this young woman some credit. It takes guts to be such a vocal Trump supporter in this environment.

CNN reports:

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