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Columbia Spending $2.5 Million to Study the Sex Lives of Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/25/2017 at 1:30pm

Doesn’t $2.5 million seem like an extraordinary sum for such a study?

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia spending $2.5M to study students’ sex lives

Columbia University is spending $2.5 million to study students’ sex lives and drinking habits, Columbia sociology professor Shamus Khan announced last week during a talk.

“The trustees of Columbia wrote a $2.5...

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College Republicans Now Suing Berkeley Over Ann Coulter Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:30am 4/25/2017 at 10:30am
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It looked briefly as though this issue was resolved but the school wants to change the date and the College Republicans have clearly had it.

The Los Angeles Times reported:

Republican students sue to allow Ann Coulter’s speech this week at...

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NYU Prof Defends ‘Snowflake’ Hostility to Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:30am 4/25/2017 at 7:30am

We’ve come to the point where progressives are openly admitting they don’t believe in free speech. Ulrich Baer teaches comparative literature at NYU.

He writes at the New York Times:

What ‘Snowflakes’ Get Right About Free Speech

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Donors Flee Drexel U. Over Prof Who Wished for White Genocide

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/24/2017 at 1:30pm
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Remember this guy? His inflammatory statements are starting to cost his employer.

Campus Reform reports:

Students, donors fleeing Drexel over prof’s inflammatory tweets

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Bernie Sanders Defends Ann Coulter’s Right to Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:30am 4/24/2017 at 10:30am

Bernie was asked about the Ann Coulter situation at Berkeley and he defended her. Amazing.

The Hill reports:

Sanders denounces threats against Ann Coulter

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) denounced the threats made against conservative pundit Ann Coulter that forced the University of California, Berkley, to postpone her appearance this week.

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Oxford University: Failing to Make Eye Contact With Others Might be Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:30am 4/24/2017 at 7:30am

Is there anything that the left doesn’t think is evidence of racism?

The College Fix reports:

Oxford University: Not making eye contact with others might be racist

The utter waste of money that is an “Equality and Diversity Unit” has struck again, this time across the pond at the University of Oxford.

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New Harvard Club Seeks to Foster Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/23/2017 at 4:00pm
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It’s amazing that no one at Harvard has thought to do this before now.

USA Today reports:

New Harvard club courts controversy to foster free speech on campus

When Conor Healy was a freshman at Harvard, he applied to take a freshman seminar class on free speech. Originally from Toronto, Healy chose the class...

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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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