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University of Maryland Promotes Anti-Trump Lecture Series

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/12/2017 at 12:00pm

It’s starting to look like academia will be in full-on Trump derangement mode for at least four years.

The Daily Caller reports:

Public University Promotes Lecture That Claims White Supremacy Elected Trump

The publicly-funded University of Maryland (UMD) has now decided to promote a series of lectures that blame America’s “commitment to white supremacy”...

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Brown University Prof Smears Red States as Anti-Democracy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:30am 1/12/2017 at 7:30am
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It’s amazing when people who carry the title of professor say such ridiculous things.

Campus Reform reported:

Brown prof calls red states ‘laboratories of anti-democracy’

A professor at Brown University recently wrote an op-ed expressing his frustration with America’s federalist system, calling Republican-leaning states “laboratories of anti-democracy.”

Matthew Pratt Guterl, chair of Brown’s American Studies...

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College Students in UK Study ‘Zombie Apocalypse’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/11/2017 at 1:30pm
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This sounds silly, given the subject matter, but the study is based on something very interesting in terms of the spread of disease.

Newsmax reports:

College Students Study Zombie Apocalypse

Physics students at a prestigious British school were given a homework assignment straight out of “Night of the Living Dead” — devise a formula...

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U. Central Florida Hosts ‘Social Justice Week’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:30am 1/11/2017 at 10:30am

Can you think of anything more miserable than the prospect of attending events during social justice week?

Campus Reform reports:

UCF hosts ‘Social Justice Week’ to address racism, deportation

The University of Central Florida is kicking off 2017 with an entire week devoted to promoting social justice issues like “racial battle fatigue” and protecting...

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Chinese Professor Fired After Criticizing Mao Online

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 7:30am 1/11/2017 at 7:30am

Everything old is new again. Note from the report who was made angry by this.

From Reuters via Yahoo News:

Chinese professor sacked after criticising Mao online

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Harvard Students and Alumni Will Join Anti-Trump Women’s March on Washington

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/10/2017 at 3:00pm
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What exactly is a demonstration like this supposed to accomplish? Conservatives were upset when Obama won but they didn’t protest the day after his inauguration.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Hundreds of Harvard Students and Alumni to Join...

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Berkeley Student Accused of Stabbing Referred to as ‘They’ in Media Report

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/10/2017 at 12:00pm

If someone is accused of a violent crime, are we really obligated to use their preferred pronoun?

The Daily Caller reports:

Berkeley Media Felt The Need To Use Preferred Pronouns In Coverage Of Murder

A local newspaper ins...

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Texas State Dance Team Accused of Betrayal for Agreeing to Perform at Inuaguration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 9:00am 1/10/2017 at 9:00am

When Obama became president, kids in school were encouraged to sing songs about him. With Trump, people are being shamed away from him.

Campus Reform reported:

Dance team accused of ‘betrayal’ for joining inauguration

The Texas State University Strutters dance team has come under fire after announcing that it will be performing at President-elect...

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U. Chicago Offers Cash Award for Students to Improve City’s Violent Image

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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The award is only $500. It might take more than that to perform such a monumental feat.

The Daily Caller reported:

University Offers Reward To Downplay Chicago Violence

The University of Chicago is seeking some creativity from its students to improve their city’s crime-ridden image.

According to The College Fix, the university’s admission’s office is...

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London Students Demand University Drop White Philosophers Like Plato, Kant

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 11:30am 1/9/2017 at 11:30am

Students at University of London have demanded the school drop famous philosophers like Plato and Kant from the curriculum because they were white. Instead, the student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) would rather have philosophers from Africa and Asia.

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University Students in UK Want ‘White’ Philosophers Removed From Syllabus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10:30am 1/9/2017 at 10:30am

If anyone demanded the removal of any other race in this situation it would be branded a hate crime.

The Telegraph UK reports:

University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white

They are the said to be the founding fathers of Western philosophy, whose ideas...

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Chicago State Student Mistakenly Declared Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30am 1/9/2017 at 7:30am
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This unfortunate young woman recently lost her father due to cancer which led to the mix-up.

ABC News Chicago reported:

College Student’s Future in Danger After She’s Mistakenly Declared Dead

A college student’s bright future is in danger over an identity crisis. She’s a year from graduating but may not get financial aid because...

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College Students Demand Free Tampons

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/8/2017 at 4:30pm

Some college students sure are comfortable demanding things for free.

USA Today reports:

College students are demanding free tampons on campus

Julie Chen, a sophomore at Emory College, wanted to help students get access to free tampons on campus, but she didn’t know how. So she started a petition last January to see how...

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College Democrats at George Washington U. Plan Resistance to Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 10:36am 1/8/2017 at 10:36am
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It’s amazing how active the left has been before Trump has actually even done anything.

Campus Reform reported:

GW Dems plot their ‘resistance’ to Trump administration

The George Washington University College Democrats have been busy planning their “resistance training” following Donald Trump’s election.

“This week we released our Post-Election Action Guide, a 17-page guide to...

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Republican’s Bill Would Ban Tax Dollars for Certain Social Justice Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2:00pm 1/7/2017 at 2:00pm

The left has gone so far past serious academics with social justice course work that extraordinary measures like this seem reasonable.

The Daily Caller reports:

Arizona Lawmaker’s Bill Would BAN Taxpayer Funding Of Ridiculous Social Justice Classes

A state legislator in Arizona has crafted legislation that would prohibit taxpayer dollars from funding any coursework...

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No need for college, just attend ‘SJW Insult Generator’ University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/7/2017 at 12:00pm

The insane rantings of campus Social Justice Warriors — both students and faculty — is a frequent topic here.

It seems at times as if we are witnessing mind-numbed robots just spewing word-salads of randomly selected catchphrases.

Why, oh why, would someone pay over $100k or more just to be able to regurgitate...

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Young Americans for Freedom Labeled ‘Hate Group’ at UW Madison

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 10:00am 1/7/2017 at 10:00am

This would be the same UW Madison which is currently offering a program about the problem of whiteness.

The College Fix reports:

UW-Madison’s Young Americans for Freedom labeled hate group

The Student Coalition for Progress at the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently pushed a petition that alleged University of Wisconsin Madison’s Young Americans for Freedom...

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