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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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Harvard Profs Endorse ‘Freedom of Expression’ in Statement

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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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