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Shut Up, They Said Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8:30am 2/4/2017 at 8:30am
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Have we finally reached a tipping point in the left’s war on free speech in higher ed?

It’s not...

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Robert Reich Suggests Berkeley Rioters Were Right Wing Plants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:00am 2/4/2017 at 7:00am
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If you’ve been paying attention for the last few days, you may have noticed a concerted effort by many liberals to suggest that the “Black Bloc” protesters who showed up at the Berkeley riots are not part of the progressive movement.

That suggestion is absurd. These folks are part of the Democratic...

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This NYU Prof is Melissa Click on Steroids

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 8:55pm 2/3/2017 at 8:55pm
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I wrote the other day about how Bill Maher was complaining that liberals apologize too much, and I wrote that was not my “lived experience” as someone who lives among liberals, Do liberals really apologize too much?

My “lived experience” is more along the lines of Melissa Click.

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Trump Threatens to Cut Federal Funding to Berkeley After Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/3/2017 at 1:30pm

I hope Trump does this. Like many of our readers, I’ve really had it with this garbage from the left. It’s about time they suffered some consequences for their actions.

The Daily Caller reports:

Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Funding For UC Berkeley After Night Of Violence

President Donald Trump threatened to cut federal...

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Only One Arrest Made at UC Berkeley During Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:30am 2/3/2017 at 10:30am
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There were fires and plenty of destruction during the riots that broke out at Berkeley this week. There was violence, too. Yet only one arrest was made.

Campus Reform reports:

Only one arrest, at most, made at Berkeley protest

Wednesday night’s riots at the University of California, Berkeley quickly turned violent, with some agitators...

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“That is the price you pay for being a Libertarian or Conservative on American college campuses”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:00am 2/3/2017 at 10:00am
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Let’s be clear. What happened at UC Berkeley on Wednesday night has nothing to do with Milo Yiannopoulos. It is part of a much larger problem on American college campuses which has been brewing for years.

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Pepperdine University to Remove Christopher Columbus Statue From Campus

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The political left has been on a years long quest to erase Columbus from history. They just scored a win at Pepperdine.

The College Fix reports:

Ceding to demands, Pepperdine will remove Christopher Columbus statue

Pepperdine University will remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from its main campus after students at the Southern California...

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Hillary Clinton to Deliver Commencement Address at Wellesley College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/2/2017 at 3:00pm

Good for her. She has to do something with her time now that she’s not going to be president, right?

CNN reports:

Hillary Clinton to give Wellesley College commencement address

Hillary Clinton, whose first-ever student commencement speech at Wellesley College in 1969 kicked off her storied career, will be the college’s 2017 commencement speaker.

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Cal Poly Profs Pressure School President to Stop Milo Yiannopoulos Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/2/2017 at 1:30pm
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The president of Cal Poly is allowing the Milo visit due to a commitment to free speech but some professors have a problem with that.

Campus Reform reports:

Cal Poly profs pressure prez to abandon free speech commitment

Two professors are urging California Polytechnic State University’s president to prevent Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking on...

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Are Transgender Issues Destroying Women’s Studies Departments?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 10:30am 2/2/2017 at 10:30am

If there’s a sure bet to be made, it’s that progressivism will inevitably eat itself.

Such is the case in the simmering conflict between transgender issues and Women’s Studies departments.

Inside Higher Ed explores:

WMST-L is like many online discussion groups for scholars. It features many posts in which scholars try to help one...

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Rape Hoaxer of Rolling Stone UVA Story Ordered to Comply in Second Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 9:00am 2/2/2017 at 9:00am

The Rolling Stone rape hoax story at UVA is still unfolding. This case is one for the history books.

Watchdog reports:

Rolling Stone rape hoaxer ordered to comply with second lawsuit

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Violent riots at UC Berkeley shut down Milo Yiannopoulos event

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 10:40pm 2/1/2017 at 10:40pm
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Conservative activist and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak at University of California – Berkeley on Wednesday evening.

However, his event was cancelled and massive protests and violent demonstrations broke out on campus instead.

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Social Security Withheld From Over 100,000 Older Americans Due to Student Loan Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/1/2017 at 1:30pm

Pay attention, college students. The debt you accrue obtaining your degree never goes away.

The Daily Caller reports:

Social Security Withheld From 114,000 Seniors Because Of Student Loans

Social Security benefits were withheld from an estimated 114,000 individuals of at least 50 years in age as of 2015 in order to repay their student...

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Protesters at U. Michigan March Against Campus Deer Cull

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 10:30am 2/1/2017 at 10:30am
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I’m no hunter but my understanding is that culling deer populations is necessary and good for the deer.

M Live reported:

Ann Arbor deer cull protesters march on University of Michigan campus

With the killing of up to another 100 deer in Ann Arbor now underway, protesters are once again demonstrating and speaking out.
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Liberty University President to Head Two Higher Ed Task Forces for Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:30am 2/1/2017 at 7:30am

Jerry Falwell Jr. was an early and vocal Trump supporter so this is hardly surprising.

The News & Advance reports:

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. to lead two of President Trump’s higher ed task forces

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said he will lead two new presidential task forces to be created...

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Duke University Vows to Protect International Students From Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/31/2017 at 6:00pm

This is just more over reaction from liberals acting as if squads of uniformed officers are going to invade college campuses and drag students away in the middle of the night.

The Daily Caller reports:

Duke University Pledges To Protect International Students From Trump

Duke University faculty and leadership vowed to help protect international...

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Marquette U. Employee Caught Trying to Keep Students From Hearing Ben Shapiro Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/31/2017 at 4:30pm
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Why are so many people who work in higher education so afraid of Ben Shapiro? One administrator at Marquette has been caught trying to take a seat at a Shapiro speech she worn’t use in order to deny it to someone else and encouraging others to do the same.

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