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Carrying on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 8:30am 12/17/2016 at 8:30am

Campus carry has made significant gains lately.

There’s no safe space for conserv...

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Princeton Suspends Men’s Swim Team Season Over Locker Room Talk

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 8:00am 12/17/2016 at 8:00am
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This is a thing now. Men’s sports teams are being punished at various schools in this same scenario.

The Daily Caller reports:

Princeton Swim Team Has Season Canceled Over Locker Room Talk

Princeton University suspended its men’s swimming program for the rest of the season after the discovery of internal team emails the school...

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Kalamazoo College Names ‘Social Justice Fellows’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/16/2016 at 3:00pm

We’ve come to the point where you can receive a college fellowship based on a progressive political concept.

From the Kalamazoo College website:

Social Justice Fellows Named

The Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) has announced the 2016-17 Regional Fellows. The program helps leaders in Kalamazoo County clarify the core values they want...

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Kansas Board of Regents Approves Campus Carry Measure

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/16/2016 at 12:00pm

Here’s more good news for Second Amendment supporters and college students who want to protect themselves.

ABC News reports:

Kansas Board OKs Universities’ Policies for Guns on Campus

The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved policies for how the state’s six public universities will implement a state law allowing people to carry concealed...

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President of Cornell Republicans Physically Assaulted Over Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 9:00am 12/16/2016 at 9:00am

The unhinged left thinks they’re morally superior and therefore justified in doing things like this.

The College Fix reports:

Cornell College Republicans president assaulted, called ‘racist bitch’

The president of the Cornell University College Republicans was shoved to the ground and called a “racist bitch” the night after the election, and campus officials are...

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Texas Woman’s University Decides ‘Holiday’ and ‘Evergreen’ Are Too Religious

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/15/2016 at 3:00pm
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What about all the people who don’t celebrate ‘holidays’ with ‘evergreen’ trees? Did you ever think about their feelings?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Holiday,’ ‘evergreen trees’ too religious for TWU

Texas Woman’s University is offering tips for an “all-inclusive, multicultural” Christmas season, warning that the word “holiday” is no longer inclusive enough and advising that...

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Muslim student’s claim that Trump supporters attacked her was HOAX

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A Muslim woman who attends Baruch College recently claimed that three drunken men attacked her on the subway and pulled at her headscarf while yelling “Trump.”

Now she has been arrested after admitting she made the whole thing up.

The New York Daily News reports:

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West Point Holds Annual ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/15/2016 at 12:00pm

When did our military become so seemingly obsessed with transgenderism? Oh right, over the last eight years.

This is unreal. The Daily Caller reports:

Speakers At West Point Transgender...

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Liberty University to Build On-Campus Shooting Range

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9:00am 12/15/2016 at 9:00am

You’ve got to love Liberty University. They do what they want no matter how much it would terrify the left.

News 10 ABC reports:

University in Virginia to build on-campus shooting range

Liberty University could become the first college to have an NRA and NCAA certified outdoor shooting range on campus.

The university is looking...

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State Court Upholds U. California Decision to Offer In-State Tuition to Illegals

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/14/2016 at 1:30pm
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The taxpayers of California are getting fleeced by their largest public university system and a court just said it was OK.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports:

State court upholds UC tuition, aid for immigrants here illegally

A state appeals court says the University of California Board of Regents acted legally in allowing unauthorized immigrants...

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Faith Based Universities See Trump’s Win as a Reprieve

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30am 12/14/2016 at 10:30am

The last eight years have been an assault on faith based institutions in many ways so it’s no wonder the folks at these schools are breathing a sigh of relief.

National Review has the story:

For Some Faith-Based Institutions, Trump Represents a Reprieve

Perhaps more than any other sector in America, the ivory towers...

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Amherst College Suspends Men’s Cross Country Team Over Lewd Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:30am 12/14/2016 at 7:30am

This is a weird trend. It has happened at at least two other schools in the last few months.

USA Today reports:

Amherst College suspends cross country team for sexually explicit messages

The men’s cross-country team at Amherst College in Massachusetts has been suspended from team activities after a number of messages came to...

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Reed College Dean “ashamed” after leftists shout down Gay Director of Pro-Trans film

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/13/2016 at 4:00pm
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Kimberly Peirce, who made the 1999 film “Boys Don’t Cry” about the transgender man Brandon Teena was recently invited to screen the film and give a talk at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.

Things went downhill quickly as students arrived and shouted obscenities at Peirce, preventing her ability to speak. The students...

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Columbia Grad Students Join the United Auto Workers Union

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/13/2016 at 1:30pm

Grad students at Columbia have been fighting for the right to unionize for some time. Now they’ve got it and they joined the United Auto Workers union. Doesn’t that sound a little strange?

The Wall Street Journal reported:

Columbia University Grad Students Join UAW After Battle for Right to Unionize

Columbia University graduate students...

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Students at Penn Replace Shakespeare Portrait With Picture of Black Writer

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 10:30am 12/13/2016 at 10:30am

Shakespeare is apparently the embodiment of the old-dead-white-guy patriarchy or something.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports:

Penn students replace Shakespeare portrait with photo of black writer

Students at the University of Pennsylvania have removed a large portrait of William Shakespeare from a wall in the building housing the English Department and replaced it with a...

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Students at Oxford University Asked to Use Gender Neutral Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:30am 12/13/2016 at 7:30am

The idea behind this is that using regular gender pronouns might offend transgender students. This is the logic of the left on display.

The Daily Caller reports:

Oxford University Students Asked To Use ‘Gender Neutral’ Pronouns

Oxford University’s students’ union is asking students to use gender neutral pronouns because of transgender students.

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“Too often, we embrace diversity of all kinds except for ideological.”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/12/2016 at 1:30pm

When Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times is admitting academia has a problem with liberal bias, there is hope for higher education.

From his recent column:

The Dangers of Echo Chambers on Campus

After Donald Trump’s election, some universities echoed with primal howls. Faculty members canceled classes for weeping, terrified students who asked:...

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