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Rahm Emanuel wants to make it even harder to get High School Diploma in Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/7/2017 at 1:30pm

If Rahm Emanuel gets his way, high school students in Chicago won’t graduate unless they produce proof of their future plans.

Townhall reports:

Chicago To Require College Acceptance To Get a Diploma

One out of four children enrolled in Chicago Public Schools does not graduate, and for some unknown reason, the city is trying...

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New UC Santa Cruz Course on Trump is Exactly What You’d Expect

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10:30am 4/7/2017 at 10:30am

The course is essentially a study in every accusation “the resistance” has offered.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof tries to keep anti-Trump course secret, fearing backlash

A new course at the University of California, Santa Cruz examines the rise of Donald Trump in the context of white supremacy, patriarchy, and Islamophobia.

“Social Justice, Institutions, & Power:...

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Fraternity at Harvard Decides to go Gender Neutral

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 7:30am 4/7/2017 at 7:30am
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Can a fraternity still call itself a fraternity if it’s gender neutral?

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Alpha Epsilon Pi to Go Gender Neutral

Members of the Harvard chapter of national fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi will disaffiliate from the organization and form a new, gender neutral social group, undergraduate chapter president Jake Ascher ’19...

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Trump is Being Snubbed by Universities for Commencement Season

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Trump is delivering the commencement speech at Liberty University but at this time in Obama’s presidency, schools were falling all over themselves to have him speak.

The College Fix reports:

Trump seemingly shunned by universities as commencement season nears

By the end of March in 2009, first-year President Barack Obama had already announced he’d...

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Harvard Grad Students Launch ‘Resistance School’ to Oppose Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 3:30pm 4/6/2017 at 3:30pm
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Some grad students at Harvard’s school of government have launched a free “resistance” school in order to teach other progressives how to oppose President Trump.

CNN first reported the story:

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Duke Struggles to Find Students to Serve on ‘Bias and Hate’ Committee

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/6/2017 at 12:00pm

The ‘bias and hate committee’ sounds like something right out of 1984. No wonder no one wants to do it.

Campus Reform reports:

Duke can’t find students to serve on ‘bias and hate’ committee

Duke University is struggling to find students to serve on a “bias and hate” advisory committee, despite last year’s protests...

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Prof Claims Criticism of Susan Rice Based on Hatred of Black Women

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 9:00am 4/6/2017 at 9:00am
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The left uses the same old tired argument for everything. It’s so boring.

The Daily Caller reports:

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Northern Arizona U. Students Demand President’s Resignation Because She Rejects Safe Spaces

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/5/2017 at 1:30pm

Here’s hoping that NAU President Rita Cheng is sitting in her office and laughing at these students.

Campus Reform has the story:

NAU prez rejects ‘safe spaces,’ students demand resignation

Students at Northern Arizona University are demanding their president step down because she refused to endorse safe spaces at a recent forum.

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Columbia Reserves Rooms Exclusively for Black and LGBT Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10:30am 4/5/2017 at 10:30am

Exclusivity is OK if you’re an approved victim group, apparently.

The Daily Caller reported:

Columbia Reserves Rooms For Black And LGBTQ Groups Only

Columbia University has set aside rooms in a student center exclusively reservable for black and LGBTQ student groups.

Columbia College Student Council unanimously approved a petition for rooms at the university that...

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Muslim Teen Accepted to Stanford After Writing #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times on Application

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7:30am 4/5/2017 at 7:30am

Who knew it was so easy to get into Stanford University? This is further proof that higher education is becoming nothing more than leftist indoctrination.

The Independent reported:

Muslim teenager repeats #Blacklivesmatter 100 times on Stanford application...

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Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Introduce New ‘Free’ College Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/4/2017 at 6:00pm

This is going nowhere, it’s just Sanders and Warren trying to rally the base.

The Nation reports:

Bernie Sanders Just Introduced His Free College Tuition Plan

President Donald Trump doesn’t appear willing nor interested in addressing astronomical student debt levels, which long since crested above $1 trillion. In fact, his administration has made it...

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Mizzou Faces Large Budget Cuts and Possible Layoffs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/4/2017 at 3:00pm

This isn’t very surprising news. Mizzou’s enrollment dropped in recent years and they never took corrective steps after their protest kerfuffle a few years ago.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:

Layoffs aren’t off the table as the University of Missouri System schools battle budget cuts

Leaders at the four University of Missouri System schools...

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Hanover College Grads Target Vice President Pence for Supporting Trump in Open Letter

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/4/2017 at 12:00pm
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Pence is an alum of Hanover. The letter from hundreds of graduates goes after Pence for supporting Trump’s policies.

USA Today reports:

Hundreds of Hanover College grads tear into alum...

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College Students Get Lecture on Fake News from BuzzFeed Editor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 9:00am 4/4/2017 at 9:00am

One has to wonder if he stressed the importance of using cat gifs to make your point.

The Daily Caller reports:

BuzzFeed Editor Lectures College Students On Fake News

A BuzzFeed editor visited Pennsylvania State University Thursday to give a presentation on fake news and Facebook’s role in spreading it.

Craig Silverman, whom Fortune has...

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Emory University Professor Says Microaggressions Don’t Exist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/3/2017 at 1:30pm

Congratulations to this professor for committing what amounts to academic heresy.

The Daily Caller reported:

University Professor Says ‘Microaggressions’ Don’t Exist

Psychology professor Scott Lilienfeld of Emory University doesn’t mean any offense, but he says the concept of “microaggressions” even existing is nonsense, reports The College Fix.

The title of Lilienfeld’s paper says it all:...

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Faculty at Wake Forest Tries to Undermine Koch Funded Institute

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:30am 4/3/2017 at 10:30am

These faculty members will deny funding which could help educate students over their partisan dislike of the Koch brothers? That’s just sad.

The James G. Martin Center reports:

Wake Forest Faculty Attempt to Undermine Koch-Funded Campus Institute

The Faculty Senate at Wake Forest University made headlines last week when it demanded that the university...

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Princeton and Other Schools Challenge Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

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Remember when Princeton and other colleges teamed up to challenge Obama for anything? Neither do I.

NJ.com reports:

Princeton University joins fight against Trump’s travel ban

Princeton University joined 30 other colleges Friday in a legal brief criticizing the Trump administration’s revised executive order.

The colleges filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting a federal judge’s preliminary...

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