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Trump to Introduce Apprenticeship Program to Deal With Student Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/18/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is good news. The Trump administration has got to take steps to deal with student debt.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Trump touts plan for students to ‘earn while they learn’

President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s new apprenticeship program as a way for young adults to “earn while they learn” instead of...

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Finally – Congress to Hold Hearing on Campus Assault on Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11:30am 6/18/2017 at 11:30am

This has been a long time coming. It will be fascinating to see what comes of it.

The Daily Caller reports:

Congress To Hold Hearing On ‘Assault’ Of Campus Free Speech

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Friday a witness list for a...

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Obamas to be Honorary Football Coaches at U. Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 8:30am 6/18/2017 at 8:30am
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Aren’t the Obamas lucky? They can visit any college they want and no one protests or causes trouble.

The Hill reports:

Obamas invited to be honorary football coach at University of Michigan

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama could have new gigs as football coaches at the University of Michigan —...

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Students Involved in SUNY Albany Hate Crime Hoax Get Three Years Probation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/17/2017 at 2:30pm

This is an update to a story we’ve been following.

Mental Recession reports:

Students Who Made Up Albany Hate Crime Sentenced to 3-Years Probation

Asha Burwell and Ariel Agudio, two of the three women who fabricated a crime in which they were allegedly beaten by ’20 white people’ because of the color of their...

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Ohio Wesleyan to Offer New Major in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 8:30am 6/17/2017 at 8:30am

Just think of all the job opportunities which will be available to someone with a degree in social justice.

Campus Reform reports:

Ohio Wesleyan to launch ‘Social Justice Major’ in fall

Ohio Wesleyan University will begin offering a degree in Social Justice starting this fall.

“Truly understanding issues of social justice and taking effective action...

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Marx on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30am 6/17/2017 at 7:30am
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The academic left’s romantic fascination with Marx continues.

As does the circus at Evergreen State.

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UMass Amherst Offers “Resistance Studies Initiative”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/16/2017 at 1:30pm

Here we have another publicly funded school offering course work in left wing radicalism. Who’s paying for it?

Campus Reform reports:

UMass courses promote ‘resistance’ to capitalism, patriarchy

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst “Resistance Studies Initiative” teaches students strategies for “resistance” against “capitalism’s exploitative practices” and “patriarchal hierarchies.”

“The Initiative seeks to create ‘resistance studies,’ a...

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Anti-Political Correctness Protesters Go to Evergreen State College, Leftists Respond Predictably

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11:30am 6/16/2017 at 11:30am
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People have heard about what’s happening at Evergreen State and the unfair treatment of Professor Bret Weinstein at the hands of far-left students.

The campus at Evergreen was closed again Thursday afternoon because a pro-Trump group went there to protest in defense of Weinstein. Naturally, left wing groups mobilized to stage...

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Can You Guess Who the Boston Globe Wants as Harvard’s Next President?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 10:30am 6/16/2017 at 10:30am

Harvard president Drew Faust has announced that she’s going to step down. The liberal Boston Globe already has an idea for her replacement.

The Hill reports:

Boston Globe floats Obama as possible Harvard president

The Boston Globe is floating former President Obama as a potential president of Harvard University.

The Globe on Thursday published a...

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Students and Faculty Angry About Mike Pence Visit to Florida International U.

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The left’s perpetual outrage is so tiresome. A year ago, most of these fools probably didn’t even know Mike Pence existed.

The Miami New Times reports:

FIU Students, Faculty Slam Vice President Mike Pence’s Visit To Campus

For Juan Morales, a graduate student at Florida International University, Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to his...

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Marxist Wisconsin Prof Makes Six Figures Teaching About Inequality

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/15/2017 at 1:30pm

Members of the inner party never have to do without anything. That’s for the little people.

The Daily Caller reports:

Marxist Wisconsin Professor Rakes In $170,000 Per Year Teaching About Inequality And Oppression

The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers a sociology course informing students...

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Louisiana Lawmakers Send Campus Free Expression Bill to Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:30am 6/15/2017 at 10:30am

It’s amazing that additional laws have to be passed to protect free speech but so be it.

Campus Reform reports:

Free expression bill goes to LA governor’s desk

A bill supporting free speech on college campuses in Louisiana has passed the state house, and now moves to the desk of Governor John Bel Edwards...

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Seven Universities in Illinois Downgraded by Moody’s

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7:30am 6/15/2017 at 7:30am

This will not end well. Illinois can’t even pass a budget.

Illinois Policy reports:

Moody’s Downgrades 7 Illinois Universities, 5 Are Junk

Illinois public university’s finances are suffering due to the state’s current budget impasse. The impasse has exposed the poor financial decisions made by administrators at many higher education institutions.

The nation’s credit rating...

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Franklin Pierce College Offers Students ‘Safe Space Pledge’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/14/2017 at 1:30pm

It’s probably a safe bet to think any student who embraces the safe space pledge probably needs a trigger warning for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Campus Reform reports:

University serves up soaring ‘safe space’ pledge

Franklin Pierce University now has a “Safe Space Pledge” listed on a website dedicated to “student conduct and...

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Oxford Lets Female Students Take Exam at Home Because Equality or Something

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 10:30am 6/14/2017 at 10:30am

Isn’t this actually an insult to women? You can take the exam home because you’re not as smart as men.

The New York Post reported:

University lets female students take home exam...

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Rolling Stone Settles With UVA Frat For $1.65 Million Over False Rape Story

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:30am 6/14/2017 at 7:30am

Rolling Stone got off easy with this. The fraternity should have ended up owning the magazine.

The Daily Caller reports:

Rolling Stone Settles With University Of Virg...

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Old Dominion U. ‘Safe Space Committee’ Concerned About ‘Heterosexism’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/13/2017 at 1:30pm

This might be the first time we’ve heard of a school that actually has a safe space “committee.”

Campus Reform reports:

‘Safe Space Committee’ works to challenge ‘heterosexism’

Old Dominion University’s “Safe Space Committee” is seeking to cultivate a climate of diversity by reducing “homophobia, transphobia and heterosexism” on campus.

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