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UC System President Janet Napolitano to Visit Mexico in Rebuke of Trump

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Another former member of the Obama team undermining the Trump administration. What a shock.

Campus Reform reports:

UC system prez fears Trump will ‘isolate and antagonize’ Mexico

University of California system President Janet Napolitano will be taking a three-day trip to Mexico next week to “strengthen ties” with the country as a rebuke of...

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U. Pennsylvania Students Hold Sit-in for Fossil Fuel Divestment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/28/2017 at 1:30pm

Oh look, another group of students is making demands of their school as if they are in charge.

Ecowatch reports:

With Sleeping Bags in Tow, 33 Students Begin Sit In Demanding University Divestment From Fossil Fuels

At 9 a.m....

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Chicago State Still Mired in Political and Financial Problems

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30am 3/28/2017 at 7:30am
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This school has been circling the drain for months. At some point, doesn’t it make sense to let it go?

The Chicago Sun Times reports:

Students languish amid grandstanding at Chicago State University

There are three rich ironies about Chicago State University.

Our politics have taken a new, byzantine turn. On Monday, the university’s board...

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Betsy DeVos Praises Career Prep in Visit to Valencia College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/26/2017 at 7:30pm

Betsy DeVos recently visited Valencia College in Florida where she talked about the importance of career prep. Today’s students would be wise to listen rather than getting wrapped up in protests.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

In First College Visit, DeVos Praises Career Prep and Community Colleges

Betsy DeVos made her first official...

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Swarthmore Students Upset Over Being Punished for Office Sit-in

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/26/2017 at 5:30pm

There are consequences for people’s actions? Why didn’t someone warn these students?

The College Fix reports:

Swarthmore students upset they actually got in trouble for office sit-in protest

Student protesters at Swarthmore College feel that one of the school’s core values is “under attack” … all because they discovered they’re actually not permitted to...

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VIDEO: Yale SJWs gone wild against free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/26/2017 at 12:00pm
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Documentary filmmaker Rob Montz produced a short last year which focused on free speech at Brown University.

Now, Montz has created a sequel which focuses on Yale and the incident at Silliman College which we covered extensively, ...

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California Democrats Want Millionaires to Fund Free College

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How many times have we heard the old “make the rich pay” plan from the left? Besides, in California aren’t the millionaires already funding a lot of other big government programs?

Campus Reform reports:

CA Dems propose free tuition funded by tax on millionaires

California state legislators have proposed a bill to make public...

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Maryland Moves to Further Criminalize Guns on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/25/2017 at 4:00pm

While many states are moving towards allowing campus carry, Maryland is going in the opposite direction.

Herald Mail-Media reports:

Campus firearm-ban bill passes Md. Senate, sent to House

A measure to prohib...

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Employee at Georgetown Learns School Sold One of His Ancestors

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/25/2017 at 3:00pm
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That’s kind of a mind blowing discovery to make, no?

The New York Times reports:

Tracing His Roots, Georgetown Employee Learns University Sold His Ancestor

As a Georgetown employee, Jeremy Alexander watched...

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Wellesley Student Creates Database to Track Profs’ Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/25/2017 at 1:00pm

Doesn’t this seem like a waste of time for someone who’s paying to attend school in order to study?

Truth Revolt has the story:

Wellesley Student Creates Database of Professors Who Commit Microaggressions or Fail to Respect Students’ Pronoun Preferences

In true totalitarian, Cultural Revolution fashion, a Wellesley College student has created a public...

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New Kentucky Law Protects Christian Student Groups From Being Forced to Accept Non-Christian Leaders

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00am 3/25/2017 at 11:00am

Leftists will hate this law because it prevents them from taking over these groups and turning them into progressive outlets.

The College Fix reports:

Christian clubs can’t be forced to accept non-Christian leaders under new Kentucky law

Tucked into a new Kentucky law that protects religious expression in public schools are provisions that protect...

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Democrat Virginia Governor McAuliffe Signs Campus Free Speech Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:00am 3/25/2017 at 9:00am

We have to give credit where it’s due. There are plenty of reasons to dislike McAuliffe but this was a good decision.

The Daily Caller reports:

Dem Virginia Governor Signs College Free Speech Bill

Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a bill protecting free speech at colleges, a decision that comes amid a...

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The Creature is Loose Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8:30am 3/25/2017 at 8:30am

Anyone familiar with this story knows it doesn’t end well.

How did we get to this point?

It’s a...

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College ‘Diversity Council’ Admits Placing Racist Flyers on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/24/2017 at 1:30pm

Nothing to see here, folks. Just another racist hoax perpetrated by leftists.

National Review reported:

College ‘Diversity Council’ Admits to Posting Fake Racist Flyers On Campus

The idea was to encourage ‘dialogue.’

The Diversity Leadership Council at Gustavus Adolphus College admits that it — with the help of other social-justice groups — planted fake racist...

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President Trump to Give Commencement Address at Liberty University

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:30am 3/24/2017 at 10:30am

This makes sense. Jerry Falwell Jr. was an early and vocal Trump supporter.

AOL News reports:

President Trump will give the commencement address at Liberty University

Donald Trump will give this year’s commencement speech at evangelical college Liberty University, Washington Post reports.

The Christian Broadcasting Network first reported the news, and Press Secretary Sean...

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College Suggests Students Stop Using ‘He and She’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30am 3/24/2017 at 7:30am

Where does this madness ultimately lead? What’s the end goal?

The Daily Caller reports:

College Tells Students To Ditch ‘He’ And ‘She,’ Even When Grammatically Correct

A college decreed that all student publications should avoid using gendered language, such as the pronouns “he” or “she” and terms like “mankind” and “fathering.”

Sarah Lawrence College suggests...

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Muslim Students at Columbia Demand Religious Advisor and Prayer Room

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/23/2017 at 1:30pm

Watch as progressive students and faculty members bend over backwards to accommodate them.

Campus Reform reports:

Muslim students demand prayer space, religious advisor

Muslim students at Columbia University are demanding a full-time religious advisor and a permanent prayer space accessible during academic breaks.

According to The Columbia Spectator, the school’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) met...

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