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Non-Student Group Plans to Protest Trump Commencement Speech at Liberty U.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/12/2017 at 1:30pm

Hopefully, Liberty University will tell this outside group they’re not invited and proceed accordingly.

Campus Reform reports:

Local ‘progressives’ plan to protest Trump commencement at LU

Students are eagerly anticipating President Trump’s upcoming commencement speech at Liberty University, so local residents are stepping in to supply the vitriol.

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Fresno State Prof. to Pro-Life Students: “College campuses are not free speech areas”

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Earlier this month, DNC chair Tom Perez famously declared that every Democrat should be pro-abortion, and apparently a garbled version of this memo seeped down to one Fresno State professor as “every person should be pro-abortion . . . or be silenced.”

Assistant professor of public health Gregory Thatcher directed his class...

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Yale Students Arrested for Blocking Traffic to Protest Sexual Harassment

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In the last few years, blocking traffic has become a favorite tactic of the left. It’s not only stupid, it’s incredibly dangerous. You would think Yale students would know better.

The New Haven Register reported:

23 union protesters arrested in New Haven after shutting down intersections

Twenty-three people were arrested Thursday as demonstrations across...

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Emboldened Students at UC Santa Cruz Issue More Demands

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7:30am 5/12/2017 at 7:30am
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Administrators caved to student activists at UC Santa Cruz last week, meeting all of their demands. Now, the students are back with a new set of demands. Who could have guessed this would happen?

The College Fix reports:

Black student group at UC Santa Cruz threatens more campus takeovers if additional demands...

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U. Rochester: Single Gender Organizations a Form of ‘Discrimination’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/11/2017 at 1:30pm

Harvard started going down this road last year so it’s no surprise that other schools are jumping on board.

The Daily Caller reports:

Single-Gender Organizations A Form Of ‘Discrimination’ At New York College

he University of Rochester’s student government has decided that participation in single-gender organizations is a form of “discrimination.”

The ruling from Rochester’s...

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U. Arizona Paying Students to be ‘Social Justice Advocates’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:30am 5/11/2017 at 10:30am

Is this where higher education is headed? Paying students for left wing activism?

Campus Reform reports:

University paying students to be ‘Social Justice Advocates’

The University of Arizona is paying students $10 per hour to assume the responsibilities of “Social Justice Advocates.”

According to an online job description, Social Justice Advocates, or SJAs for short,...

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Florida Memorial U. Awarding Posthumous Degree to Trayvon Martin

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30am 5/11/2017 at 7:30am

Like the media, academia is doing its part to reinforce the progressive narrative around this story.

The Tampa Bay Times reports:

Florida university to award Trayvon Martin a posthumous honorary degree

At its commencement ceremony on May 13, Florida Memorial University will present a posthumous honorary degree to Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager killed...

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Betsy DeVos Booed While Giving Commencement Address at Historically Black University

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/10/2017 at 4:00pm
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos received a chilly greeting from graduating students at Bethune-Cookman University earlier today.

While giving the commencement keynote address, graduating students booed and turned their backs on DeVos.

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Art Professor: House Republicans Should be Lined up and Shot

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/10/2017 at 1:30pm

It’s funny how liberals call Republicans haters then wish for the death of Republicans in the same breath.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof: House GOP ‘should be lined up and shot’

An Art Institute of Washington professor recently declared that House Republicans “...

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Democrats in Congress Three Times as Likely as Republicans to be Ivy League Grads

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This isn’t very surprising, is it? The party which is obsessed with privilege is the privileged party.

The American Interest reports:

The Party of the Ivy League

Democratic Congressmen are three times as likely to have attended an Ivy League college as their Republican counterparts, according to a new tally from the Chronicle of...

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Prof Targeted for Discipline for Criticizing Diversity Training Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:30am 5/10/2017 at 7:30am

The Duke University professor who was in hot water for criticizing diversity training has quit. This is what you face if you work in higher education now.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Duke Professor Announces Resignation After Criticizing ‘Illiberal Roots’ of Anti-Racism Training Program

A professor at Duke University’s Divinity School has announced his...

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FBI Reportedly Investigating Bernie Sanders’ Wife for Alleged Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/9/2017 at 4:00pm

Jane Sanders, wife of failed presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is reportedly being investigated by the FBI.

Sanders allegedly falsified loan documents while serving as President of the now defunct Burlington College (for more on that story, see Mike’s post here).

Bankrupt and without accreditation, Burlington College closed in 2016.

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Black Students at Harvard Are Holding a Separate Graduation Ceremony

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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Supporters say this is about community but it’s nearly impossible to get past the optics. Should every group of students start holding separate ceremonies?

BET News reports:

Here’s Why Black Harvard Students Are Holding Their Own Graduation Ceremony

Getting a diploma from Harvard is one of the biggest accomplishments a person can achieve, but...

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New York Times Does Fair Profile of College Republicans At Berkeley

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This is newsworthy for its fairness. I’m amazed to see a decent piece about the College Republicans at Berkeley in the Times.

Here’s an excerpt:

Life and Combat for Republicans at Berkeley

BERKELEY, Calif. — On this famously liberal campus, it is easy to dismiss Berkeley Republicans as an oxymoron. Being a Republican at...

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Prof Faces Disciplinary Action for Calling Diversity Training a Waste of Time

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:30am 5/9/2017 at 7:30am

This professor is correct but he made the mistake of telling the truth. In the religion of porgressivism which rules academia, you’re not allowed to do that.

The College Fix reports:

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Missouri Doughnut Store Owner Blames Protests for Business Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/8/2017 at 1:30pm

The University of Missouri isn’t the only organization suffering due to the campus protests of 2015. A local business owner is blaming the incident for the closure of his shop.

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Butler University Faces Backlash Over Anti-Trump Course

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 10:30am 5/8/2017 at 10:30am
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A new course offering at Butler University may have been the tipping point for many people. Trump Derangement Syndrome has already jumped the shark.

The Indy Star reports:

Butler’s ‘Trumpism’ course description draws backlash

Butler University said it is reviewing its course description practices after it received backlash for a fall 2017 course offering...

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