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New Smartphone App Records Microaggressions on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8:30am 12/3/2016 at 8:30am

Can you imagine the time and effort that went into developing this ridiculous application?

The College Fix reports:

‘Virtual safe space’: Smartphone app records campus microaggressions

In the quest to study microaggressions, one scholar has harnessed technology to chronicle such verbal insults and unintentional slights, creating an app that allows students to not only...

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Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/2/2016 at 3:00pm

I don’t wish to be snarky because this is obviously a very serious subject but wow. If you made this up, no one would believe it.

Reason reports:

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Student Newspapers Face Increasing Censorship From University Administrators

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/2/2016 at 12:00pm

It is amazing that America’s institutions of higher education have so many issues with free speech.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Student Press Under Pressure

Student news organizations face threats...

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TX Gov. Abbott to Cut Funding to State Colleges Which Offer Sanctuary

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10:00am 12/2/2016 at 10:00am
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There is a mad rush among progressive academics to institute “sanctuary campus” polices which will harbor illegal immigrants much in the same way as sanctuary cities. It’s largely due to Trump’s stunning election victory and the left is trying to make it happen before the President Elect is sworn in.

Meanwhile, opponents...

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Georgetown U. Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 9:00am 12/2/2016 at 9:00am
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Georgetown is technically a Catholic school. How is this even possible?

Life News reports:

Georgetown University Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Among the many morally objectionable presentations made at a recent abortion advocacy symposium that took place at Georgetown University was the final address of the day, which was dedicated to rallying support...

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College Blocks Conservative Group for Anti-Communist Stance

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/1/2016 at 2:00pm

This school is blocking the creation of a new chapter of Young Americans for Freedom because they oppose communism.

Is this real life?

The Daily Caller reports:

College Conservative Group Blocked Due To Anti-Communist Position

A Baptist college in Alabama has blocked...

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The U.S. is Going to Forgive Over $100 Billion in Student Debt in Coming Years

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

Sometimes it almost seems like our system of handing out and then collecting payment on student loans is just a big house of cards. Almost.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

U.S. to Forgive at Least $108 Billion in Student Debt in Coming Years

The federal government is on track to forgive at least $108...

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A Conservative Student on The Flag Burning at Hampshire College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:00am 12/1/2016 at 11:00am
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The student who wrote this article wishes to remain anonymous. Based on what we’ve seen out of Hampshire College lately, that should surprise no one.

From the Daily Wire:

A Conservative Student’s Thoughts On The Flag Burning at Hampshire College

There has been a lack of coverage regarding Hampshire College students who oppose the...

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VIDEO: Rick Santorum heckled at Cornell – He responds brilliantly

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 9:55pm 11/30/2016 at 9:55pm
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Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at Cornell on Wednesday night and was repeatedly interrupted and heckled by a group of students.

The event was sponsored by the Cornell Republicans who announced it on Facebook:

The Cornell University College Republicans is proud to announce that Rick Santorum, former Senator, former presidential c...

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Janet Napolitano Asks Trump Not to Deport California College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/30/2016 at 3:00pm
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Janet Napolitano and another leader in the University of California system made the request in a letter they sent to Trump.

The Mercury News reports:

California college leaders to Trump: Let our students stay

Worried about President-elect Donald Trump’s threats to send 11 million illegal immigrants packing, leaders of the state’s public higher education...

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American U. Students Hold Castro in Higher Regard Than Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/30/2016 at 2:30pm
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This is a horrifying example of just how indoctrinated some students become by left wing sentiments on college campuses. When asked who is worse, Fidel Castro or Donald Trump, many of these students struggle to answer and some of them even defend Castro.

Castro has a decades long record and Trump hasn’t...

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Salem State University Cancels Anti-Trump Art Show Because it Triggers Minorities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/30/2016 at 12:00pm

Who has had time to create an entire show made up of anti-Trump art? The election was only three weeks ago.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Cancels Anti-Trump Art Show After It Triggers Minorities

Salem State University (SSU) has shut down an election-themed art exhibit after several pieces critical of President-elect Donald Trump...

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Profs Defend and Praise Castro as an Inspiration

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 9:00am 11/30/2016 at 9:00am

If anyone was wondering why so many college students end up becoming indoctrinated members of the left, this serves as an excellent reminder.

The College Fix reports:

Professors praise, defend Castro: ‘Inspiration, remarkable, powerful, complex’

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Did al-Qaeda Inspire Ohio State Attacker?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/29/2016 at 5:30pm

On Monday, Ohio State University student Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 18, plowed his car into a crowd of people. He exited the car and stabbed bystanders, injuring eleven people, before a cop shot and killed him.

Authorities have not found a specific motive, but they have started an investigation into Artan’s social...

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Veterans Protest Hampshire College Refusal To Fly American Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/29/2016 at 2:30pm
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This all started last week when some students at Hampshire College took down an American flag on campus and burned it to protest the election of Trump. The school then decided that it would no longer fly the American flag at all.

The news apparently got around and some veterans decided they ...

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Here’s a Map of Colleges Adopting Sanctuary Campus Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/29/2016 at 1:30pm
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Colleges across the country are bending to the demands of students who want them to be sanctuary campuses.

Campus Reform has the story:

MAP: Schools cave to ‘sanctuary campus’ demands

Donald Trump hasn’t even been sworn in yet, but hundreds of universities and colleges are already trying to shield illegal immigrants from his expected...

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Student Leaders at Tufts Reject Free Speech Measure as ‘Unsafe’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 9:00am 11/29/2016 at 9:00am
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The whole “I don’t feel safe” thing is obviously sometimes just a ruse. Not safe equals things that progressives don’t like.

The College Fix reports:

Tufts U. student leaders reject free speech measure, call it ‘unsafe’

A sweeping free speech resolution has been rejected by Tufts University’s student government, whose members called the effort...

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