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Student Debt Now Affecting a Growing Number of Elderly Americans

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The Trump administration would be wise to address the higher ed bubble sooner than later. The train is is heading down the tracks and picking up speed.

The Washington Post reports:

Student debt now affects a staggering number of elderly Americans

The number of older Americans taking on student debt on behalf of their...

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Effort to Unionize Grad Students at Harvard Loses in Shock Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 8:00am 1/22/2017 at 8:00am
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A similar measure sailed through approval at Columbia University so the same outcome was expected at Harvard but not this time.

The College Fix reports:

First Brexit, then President Trump, now Harvard students say no to unionizing

2016 didn’t just surprise the political pundits on both sides of the Atlantic, but also leftist activists...

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Student Group Members Arrested for Handing Out Constitution

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/21/2017 at 6:00pm

Maybe these students would have been treated better if they were burning copies of the Constitution.

Watchdog reports:

Student group sues after members arrested for handing out copies of Constitution

Student members of the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Kellogg Community College are suing their school after they were arrested for passing out...

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UC Berkeley gay activist wants to “strip” Milo Yiannopoulos “of your gay identity”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:00pm 1/21/2017 at 2:00pm
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Did you know leftists have the power to revoke the sexual orientation of others? The excerpt below is from a letter in the Daily Californian by a UC Berkeley student to Milo Yiannopoulos.

Brace yourself for this:

An open letter to Milo Yiannopoulos

Dear Milo,

You don’t frighten me.

I’m going to take my heels off...

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Ohio State Offers Safe Space for Students During Trump Inauguration

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00am 1/21/2017 at 10:00am

It’s amazing that this is still going on. Doesn’t anyone involved feel embarrassed about this?

The College Fix reported:

Ohio State offers Inauguration Day ‘safe space’

Ohio State University will offer a “safe space” for students today as the nation inaugurates Republican Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

“The purpose of...

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The Left Loses its Mind Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 8:30am 1/21/2017 at 8:30am
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If you thought campus leftists would eventually calm down about Trump, you were wrong.

Georgetown is having a really tough time.

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UC Santa Cruz Holds ‘People’s Inauguration’ to Protest Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 8:00am 1/21/2017 at 8:00am
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Apparently, no one told these students that a ‘people’s inauguration’ is happening in Washington, DC this weekend.

Campus Reform reported:

UCSC done crying over Trump, hosts ‘People’s Inauguration’ protest

The University of California, Santa Cruz is in...

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U. Illinois Students Demand Reversal of Decision Against Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4:03pm 1/20/2017 at 4:03pm
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The school and its board decided against having a sanctuary campus but some students won’t accept it.

The Daily Illini reports:

Protesters demand University reverses s...

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Students Explain How Liberal Colleges Made Them Conservative

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The effort to indoctrinate students to the left sometimes backfires. Isn’t that great?

Red Alert Politics has the story:

Students: Our liberal colleges made us more conservative

A sizable number of college professors and high school teachers have a mission to indoctrinate as many students to become far-left liberal activists. The education system has...

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Yale Students Prepare to Protest Trump Inauguration

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All the cool kids are jumping on the anti-Trump train, even at Yale.

The Yale Daily News reports:

Yalies prepare for Trump inauguration protests

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Social Justice Workshops Required for Students at Marquette

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Progressive policies are always so popular that they have to be required.

Campus Reform reports:

Marquette students required to attend ‘social justice’ workshops

“Many professors” at Marquette University require their students to complete “reflection sessions” on race and privilege, strictly monitoring their attendance and participation.

An online schedule and overview of the sessions asserts that...

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Swarthmore College Course Asks: Is God a White Supremacist?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:30am 1/19/2017 at 7:30am

Someone actually looked at the proposal for this course and thought: Yeah, this sounds reasonable.

Heat Street reports:

Prestigious Swarthmore College Offers Class Asking ‘Is God a White Supremacist?’

Another day, another university’s religion program bogged down by political correctness. Earlier this week, we reported on how two top divinity schools are suggesting gender-neutral...

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Student Socialists Plan Nationwide Inauguration Day Walkout Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/18/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is very telling. One of the reasons the left is so angry about Trump’s election is because the left thought it was getting close to bringing socialism to the U.S.

The College Fix reported:

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College President Says He Was Fired for Giving Shelter to Homeless Student

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Once you know the details of this story, the firing seems a bit extreme.

FOX News reported:

College president says he was fired for offering homeless student shelter inside library in sub-zero temps

He was only trying to be kind to a homeless man.

That, according to the former campus president of a Kansas City...

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Georgetown Tells Students They Can’t House Trump Inauguration Protesters

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You have to wonder why such a thing would even need to be stated explicitly.

The Daily Caller reports:

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Anti-Trump Protesters Invade Classrooms at Georgetown

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7:00am 1/18/2017 at 7:00am
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Leftists are already descending on the Washington, DC area in anticipation of Trump’s inauguration on Friday. Some of them decided it would be a good idea to invade classrooms at Georgetown University.

Campus Reform reports:

VIDEO: Anti-Trump protesters disrupt Georgetown classrooms

Anti-Trump protesters disrupted multiple Georgetown classrooms last week in an effort to resist...

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Norwich University Students Proud to be Part of Inauguration

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Norwich University is a military school in Vermont and their band will be part of the inauguration. Students are pretty happy about it.

WCAX News reports:

Norwich University proud to join in presidential inauguration

It’s not everyday you get to perform for a president, but that’s what the Norwich University band will be doing...

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