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Transgender Student Wrestler Causes Stir

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8:00am 2/25/2017 at 8:00am

This is confusing. The student was born female, is becoming male, but still wrestles on the girls’ team.

The student is also taking hormones which add weight and strength which has caused accusations of cheating.

The Star-Telegram reports:

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Teen Charged for Lying About Rape by College Football Players

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/24/2017 at 1:30pm

The back story here is awful. The students who were accused lost their scholarships and basically had their lives ruined.

The New York Post reports:

Teen charged with lying about being raped by college football players

Two college football players who were suspended from their team last year and saw their scholarships revoked...

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U. Michigan Students Demand No-Whites-Allowed Space for Social Justice Planning

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10:30am 2/24/2017 at 10:30am

Isn’t it interesting how whenever something like this happens, no one on the left sees it as racism?

The College Fix reports:

UMich students demand no-whites-allowed space to plot ‘social justice’ activism

A student activist group at the University of Michigan is demanding...

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Jesse Jackson Criticizes Lack Of Diversity in People Managing Harvard’s Money

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30am 2/24/2017 at 7:30am

During a recent Harvard forum connected to Black History Month, Jesse Jackson criticized the school’s lack of diversity specifically referring to the people managing Harvard’s endowment.

The Boston Globe reported:

At Harvard, Jesse Jackson criticizes lack...

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Yale Renaming History is a Danger to Education

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/23/2017 at 2:30pm
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Recently, the Yale Corporation renamed one of its residential colleges for computer scientist Grace Hopper, dropping the name of John C. Calhoun, whose political philosophy included a defense of slavery.

The decision came after months of campus protest over honoring Calhoun whose beliefs many find abhorrent. Tampering with the historical record, however...

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Student Debt in America Hits New Record

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/23/2017 at 1:30pm

The Trump administration would be wise to start dealing with this sooner than later.

Bloomberg reports:

Student Debt in America Has Hit a New Record

Total U.S. student debt hit a record $1.31 trillion last year, the 18th consecutive year Americans’ education debt rose, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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President of Trinity College in DC Insults Famous Alumna Kellyanne Conway

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 10:30am 2/23/2017 at 10:30am
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This is bad for the college, not to mention tasteless. Instead of taking advantage of what could present the college with opportunities, they’re throwing it away for partisanship. Not smart.

Campus Reform reports:

Trinity prez: Conway complicit in Trump’s ‘war on immigrants’

The President of Trinity College in Washington D.C. is heavily criticizing not...

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Bias Response Teams: Encouraging Students to Snitch on Each Other

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 8:30am 2/23/2017 at 8:30am
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Of all the free speech problems we have on college campuses, one of the most chilling ones comes in the form of “Bias Response Teams.” Under such a policy, a student can be anonymously reported for saying or doing something deemed offensive, and then get visited by the bias response team.

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Professors at Penn Told Not to Assume the Gender of Any Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:30am 2/23/2017 at 7:30am

It’s probably a good thing not to assume anything about anyone but in most cases, you can identify someone’s gender instantly.

The College Fix reports:

Penn State professors told: ‘Avoid assuming the gender of any student’

In response to growing concerns over “implicit bias and stereotype threat,” Penn State professors have been provided a...

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Ohio State Hosting Lecture on Islamophobia Three Months After Terror Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/22/2017 at 1:30pm

Remind us again, who was the victim?

The Daily Caller reports:

Ohio State Lectured On ‘Islamophobia’ Three Months After Terror Attack

After being subject to a terrorist attack by a Somali refugee student less than three months ago, Ohio State University (OSU) is hosting a lecture Monday night on the dangers of “Islamophobia.”

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Black Yale Student Protesting Calhoun College Finds Out He’s a Direct Descendant

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 10:30am 2/22/2017 at 10:30am
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Talk about inconvenient truths. Oof.

Truth Revolt reported:

Black Yale Student who Protested Calhoun Building Discovers He’s a Direct Descendant

Recently Yale University caved to student demands to rename one of their dozen residence buildings. The Calhoun Building was named after Yale graduate John C. Calhoun, who was John Tyler’s secretary of state, James...

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Law Prof Who Slammed Kangaroo Courts May Lead Trump Education Civil Rights Office

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:30am 2/22/2017 at 7:30am
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This could be a sign of good things to come from the Trump administration where higher education is concerned.

The College Fix reports:

Law professor who slammed kangaroo courts could lead Trump’s education civil rights office

Gail Heriot is a law professor at the University of San Diego, member of the U.S. Commission on...

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Indiana Bill Would Make Sanctuary Universities Illegal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:00am 2/22/2017 at 7:00am
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While many noted universities have already decided against instituting sanctuary campus policies, the concept remains popular with progressive minded students.

Indiana is moving towards outlawing sanctuary campuses.

Kaitlin L Lange and Meghan Holden of the Indy Star reported:

Bill to make sanctuary universities illegal moves forward in Indiana

An Indiana Senate committee approved a measure...

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Georgetown Prof Reportedly Thinks Slavery, Rape OK Under Islam

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/21/2017 at 1:30pm

This is shocking. How can a professor say such things are justified for any reason?

Campus Reform reports:

Islamic Studies prof: slavery, rape OK under Islam

Georgetown University professor of Islamic Studies Jonath...

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Newspaper Calls for Reinstatement of Student Suspended for Exposing Teacher’s Anti-Trump Rant

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:30am 2/21/2017 at 10:30am
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We covered the rant with video in a prior post. The editors of the OC Register are sticking up for the student.

Check out this editorial:

Recall board if OCC student isn’t reinstated

Orange Coast College has turned its back on academic freedom and integrity with the suspension of Caleb O’Neil for recording Olga...

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College’s Writing Center Claims American Grammar is ‘Racist’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:30am 2/21/2017 at 7:30am

In the future, everything will be racist for 15 minutes. Oh wait, that’s happening now.

The Daily Caller reports:

College Writing Center Declares American Grammar A ‘Racist,’ ‘Unjust Language Structure’

An “antiracist” poster in a college writing center insists American grammar is “racist” and an “unjust language structure,” promising to prioritize rhetoric over...

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John Kerry Taking Global Affairs Position at Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/20/2017 at 4:30pm

It looks like John Kerry is headed to Yale now that his gig at the State Department is over.

The Daily Caller reported:

John Kerry Retreats To The Ivy League Without His Coveted Nobel Peace Prize

John Kerry will become Yale University’s first Distinguished Fellow for Global Affairs, a capacity in which he will...

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