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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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Harvard Profs Endorse ‘Freedom of Expression’ in Statement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10:30am 3/23/2017 at 10:30am
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This is nice to hear but why do we even need statements like this? Shouldn’t it just be a given?

The Harvard Crimson reported:

Harvard Professors Sign Statement Endorsing ‘Freedom of Expression’

Eleven Harvard professors and one fellow have signed a statement affirming a commitment to engaging with—and...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger to Deliver Commencement Address at University of Houston

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30am 3/23/2017 at 7:30am
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It will be interesting to see if there are protests because he’s a Republican or if his celebrity overrides that.

The Houston Chronicle reports:

University of Houston announces Arnold Schwarzenegger as the 2017 commencement speaker

The University of Houston has officially confirmed that the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger will be giving the commencement speech...

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University Admin Claims ‘Whiteness’ Goes Against Christianity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/22/2017 at 1:30pm

How do people with such ridiculous views get high level jobs in higher education?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Admin: ‘Whiteness’ Goes Against Christianity

A university administrator delivered a speech in which he described “whiteness” as “a way of thinking, a way of acting” that is fundamentally opposed to Christianity.

Paul Dionne, Inclusive Success Coordinator...

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Prof Who Called Trump’s Election ‘Terrorism’ Gets Honored by Her Colleagues

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:30am 3/22/2017 at 10:30am
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A California professor who was caught on camera telling her students Trump’s election was an act of terrorism is pretty popular among the faculty.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof. who called Trump’s election ‘act of terrorism’ honored

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U. Arizona Safe Space Guidelines Treat Students Like Young Children

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:30am 3/22/2017 at 7:30am

The entire culture of safe spaces should be expelled from American higher education. It’s an embarrassment.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

New ‘Safe Space’ Guidelines at University of Arizona Treat Students Like Preschoolers

The University of Arizona is encouraging college students to cry “ouch!” when they hear something offensive, make artwork about race relations,...

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Conservative Students Say They’ve Been Threatened With Violence at St. Olaf College

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/21/2017 at 1:30pm
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There’s no “safe space” for students who vote Republican at this school. Progressive students will be the first to play victim, when they’re not intimidating those who disagree with them.

The College Fix reported:

Conservative students say they have been ‘violently threatened’ at...

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Vanderbilt U. Students Demand School Cut Ties With Wendy’s

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:30am 3/21/2017 at 10:30am
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Is anyone else getting tired of kids who have never worked a day in the real world making demands on schools and companies? Some of today’s students seem to think activism is the only reason they’re in school.

News Channel 5 reported:

Students Demand Vanderbilt Cut Ties With Wendy’s

Vanderbilt students hit the streets...

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Southern Poverty Law Center Accused of Inciting Middlebury Mob

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:30am 3/21/2017 at 7:30am
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Carl M. Cannon of Real Clear Politics suggests that the SPLC bears responsibility for the recent mob that sent a Middlebury College professor to the hospital.

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Critics Say Trump Budget Won’t Protect Pell Grants

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/20/2017 at 4:30pm

Something has to be done to reign in the cost of college and the crazy amount of borrowing that goes along with it.

It would be great if Trump got the government out of the picture completely.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Protecting Pell? Critics Say Budget Wouldn’t

The document outlining the Trump administration’s first budget,...

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Study Finds Wealthier Colleges are Worst Free Speech Offenders

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/20/2017 at 1:30pm

Campus Reform recently highlighted the findings of this study. It seems the more money a college has, the more likely they are to squelch free speech.

Take a look:

REPORT: Wealthiest colleges are worst free speech offenders

A new study has found that the colleges most prone to disinviting conservative speakers and stifling open...

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In 18 Years, a College Degree Could Cost Half a Million Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:30am 3/20/2017 at 10:30am

The cost of college is rising with alarming speed. The trajectory isn’t sustainable.

BuzzFeed reports via CNBC:

In 18 years, a college degree could cost about $500,000

People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: Getting a degree now is an absolute bargain compared to what it could cost...

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UW-Green Bay Profs Offered Money to ‘Diversify’ Their Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/19/2017 at 2:00pm

Diversity is now so important it can bring extra pay?

Campus Reform reports:

UW-Green Bay offers profs $2K to ‘diversify their courses’

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is offering up to 10 faculty members a $2,000 stipend each to “create an inclusive classroom environment” and “diversify their courses.”

According to a Wednesday announcement on the...

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U. Maryland to Hire ‘Undocumented Student Coordinator’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/19/2017 at 12:00pm
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A staffer dedicated to illegal immigrant students funded with tax dollars. How is this even legal?

FOX News reports:

University of Maryland to hire ‘undocumented student coordinator’

The University of Maryland is facing backlash from some conservative groups because...

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Iowa State University Holds ‘Social Justice Summit’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/18/2017 at 3:30pm

Isn’t it interesting how mobs of angry conservatives never show up to stop events like this?

Campus Reform reports:

ISU ‘Social Justice Summit’ ponders privilege, advocates activism

Iowa State University recently held a “Social Justice Summit” in an effort to “create strategies for implementing social change.”

The summit was guided by staff members from the...

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