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Student Group and Profs at Cornell Demand Fund for Illegal Immigrant Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10:30am 3/6/2017 at 10:30am

Where is the money going to come from? Who is going to pay for it?

The Daily Caller reports:

Professors, Students Demand College Start Fund For Illegal Immigrants

Cornell University students hosted a protest to demand the college provide funds for all illegal immigrant students.

The protest, organized by the Cornell Coalition for Inclusive Democracy,...

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Middlebury Students and Faculty Reportedly Embarrassed by Mob Attack on Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30am 3/6/2017 at 7:30am
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They should be embarrassed. Not only did the mob attack a guest speaker, but a prof ended up in the hospital.

The Boston Globe reports:

Attack on speaker stuns Middlebury College

Students and professors at Middlebury College were ashamed and embarrassed after an explosive protest Thursday night that has forced the school to reconsider...

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Vice President Pence to Deliver Commencement Address at Notre Dame

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/5/2017 at 4:30pm
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This is newsworthy because Notre Dame has a tradition of inviting the new president to give the address.

Campus Reform reports:

Pence, not Trump, to deliver ND Commencement address

Mike Pence will be the first U.S. vice president to deliver the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame, which traditionally invites the president...

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Georgia House Approves Campus Carry Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 10:30am 3/5/2017 at 10:30am

The problem in Georgia seems to be the governor who doesn’t like the idea.

Savannah Now reported:

Georgia House backs bill allowing guns on college campuses

Despite Gov. Nathan Deal’s forceful veto last year, Georgia’s House approved another bill on Friday that would allow licensed gun owners to carry concealed handguns on public...

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CSULA Embraces Free Speech After Threat of Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:30am 3/5/2017 at 8:30am

This is another win for Ben Shapiro and Young America’s Foundation.

The Daily Caller reported:

California University Embraces Free Speech After Threatened With Lawsuit

A university has updated its free speech policies following a lawsuit filed by a conservative speaker whose event was almost cancelled at the school.

Ben Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Wire...

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Stormtroopers Banned From Star Wars-themed Party at Princeton

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/4/2017 at 5:00pm
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Silly political correctness strikes again. Stormtroopers are an essential set of characters in the Star Wars universe. How can you have a Star Wars party without them?

The Washington Times reported:

‘Stormtroopers’ banned from ‘Star Wars’-themed college reunion over alleged Nazi inspiration

Graduates from Princeton’s 2012 class will not be able to attend a...

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Former Harvard Admins Accused Of Stealing Money Designated for Disabled Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10:00am 3/4/2017 at 10:00am
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These folks are going to find themselves in a world of trouble.

The Daily Caller reports:

Former Harvard Admins Accused Of Stealing $110K From Disabled Students To Buy Sex Toys, Gadgets

Harvard University police have accused two former administrators of Harvard Law School of embezzling over a hundred thousand dollars from a fund for...

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Trump on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8:30am 3/4/2017 at 8:30am
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Just a month into his presidency, Trump is making a huge impact in higher education.

Things have gotten a little crazy.

Good advice...

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Students Face Discipline for Chanting ‘Trump’ at Basketball Game

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8:00am 3/4/2017 at 8:00am

Would any students anywhere ever get punished for chanting Obama, no matter the circumstances?

The College Fix reported:

Chants of ‘Trump!’ during basketball game ‘racially motivated’; students face possible discipline

A group of Connecticut high schoolers may face disciplinary measures after they had the unmitigated gall to hold “Trump” signs, wear “Trump” clothing, and...

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Student Mob at Middlebury Attacks Speaker and Sends Prof to Hospital

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:00am 3/4/2017 at 7:00am
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This is the direction things are headed in, folks.

The left thinks it’s OK to punch a Nazi but they also think anyone they disagree with is a Nazi. It’s inevitable that someone’s going to get hurt.

At Middlebury College this week no one got punched, but a mob of left wing protesters...

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For conservatives at Cornell University, high price for free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/3/2017 at 3:00pm
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The other day I came up with a line I’m pretty happy with.

During an interview with Bill Whittle on NRA TV, I pointed out that I am “The One” at Cornell Law School, where I teach.

Here’s the excerpt:
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Berkeley Students Still Vandalizing Campus a Month After Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/3/2017 at 2:00pm
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If these students don’t respect their own campus, why should anyone else?

Mediaite reported:

Berkeley Students Are STILL Vandalizing The Campus a Month After Milo Protests

Roughly a month after the University of California, Berkeley was forced to cancel a speech by former Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos due to violent campus rioting, a...

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Professors at Columbia Blame Student Suicides on Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:30am 3/3/2017 at 10:30am

Of course. Everything is Trump’s fault, right?

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia profs blame student suicides on Trump

Professors at Columbia University want space to discuss their “distress” over Donald Trump’s election, saying they don’t know anyone who isn’t “chronically and deeply” upset by the result.

In a letter to Columbia President Lee Bollinger, professors Robert...

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Georgetown Students Think Criticizing Sharia Law is Hate Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30am 3/3/2017 at 7:30am
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Perhaps we need a national student exchange program with countries with Sharia Law so these students could experience it firsthand.

The Daily Caller reports:

Georgetown U Students Reject Criticism Of Sharia Law As ‘Hate Speech’

Nonie Darwish grew up as a Muslim girl in Egypt and wants to tell American university students what Sharia...

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Survey Says Nearly Half of College Students Believe Their Debt Will be Forgiven

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

These students are gravely mistaken. That debt stays with you forever until it’s paid off.

The Daily Caller reported:

Half Of America’s College Students Believe The Federal Government Will Forgive Their Loans

Nearly half of all America’s college students have deluded themselves into believing that the federal government will graciously forgive their student loans...

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Dave Rubin Speech Cancelled at USC Over Security Requirements

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10:30am 3/2/2017 at 10:30am

Campus officials wanted security guards for the speech but the organizers didn’t want to pay the extra cost.

Heat Street reported:

College Safety Officials Shut Down Talk By Free Speech Advocate...

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University to Launch ‘Bystander Training Program on Microaggressions’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30am 3/2/2017 at 7:30am

It’s not enough to not use microaggressiona. You have to pester other people you catch using them, too.

The College Fix reports:

Public university to roll out ‘bystander training program on microaggressions’

See something, say something comes to campus.

Illinois State University officials are preparing to roll out a new “bystander training program on microaggressions.”

“Once...

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