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Camille Paglia Says Blocking Campus Speech Is Anti-Democracy and Anti-Feminist

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In recent years, Paglia has emerged as a reasonable voice on a number of issues. She is now defending free speech.

She writes at Time:

Camille Paglia: Blocking Campus Speech Is Anti-Democracy and Anti-Feminist

History moves in cycles. The plague of political correctness and assaults on free speech that erupted in the 1980s and...

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Liberals Angry That Betsy DeVos Will Give Speech at Historically Black College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/3/2017 at 1:30pm

This is a perfect example of how conservatives can never win in the minds of the left. If DeVos didn’t do this, she would be criticized for ignoring HBCs. If she does go, it’s framed as controversy.

MLive reports:

Upcoming Betsy DeVos speech at historically black university sparks controversy

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos...

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Admin Does Nothing as Conservative Speaker Shouted Down at U. Buffalo

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Robert Spencer, not to be confused with Richard Spencer, is a conservative writer who runs the blog “Jihad Watch.”

He recently visited the University of Buffalo to give a speech but was shouted down by leftists as the administration did nothing.

Young America’s Foundation reports:

Leftists Shout Down Robert Spencer, UB Admins Do Nothing

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Vandals Paint Threatening Messages on Frat Houses at U. Texas Austin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:30am 5/3/2017 at 7:30am

Are these vandals aware that campus carry is now allowed at Texas state schools? No one wants anyone to get hurt but people who are threatened with violence tend to defend themselves when they’re allowed to do so.

Heat Street reports:

‘Kill Frat Boys’: Anarchists Terrorize Texas College With Calls to ‘Make Their...

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College in California Launches Special Scholarship for Transgender Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/2/2017 at 1:30pm

If a student accepts this scholarship and later decides he or she is not transgender, do they have to give back the money?

The Daily Caller reports:

College Passes Out Scholarships To Students For Being Transgender

A California college created a scholarship fund for transgender students, according to a Thursday announcement.

MiraCosta College launched Trans*...

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Female Wesleyan Student Wants Men to Participate Less in Class

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10:30am 5/2/2017 at 10:30am

This student could just try asserting herself more aggressively. Isn’t that an easier fix?

Campus Reform reports:

Female student demands men ‘step back’ in class discussions

Male students who talk too much in class are oppressing their female peers, a...

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Racist Notes at St. Olaf College Lead to Mandatory Race and Gender Classes

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Racist notes targeting African American students recently appeared on the campus of St. Olaf College, a Lutheran school in Minnesota. As a result, students protested and presented a list of demands to the administration.

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Middlebury: Unspecified Disciplinary Action Taken Against Students Over Mob Attack

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The supposed disciplinary actions were taken over the mob incident when Charles Murray visited the school. If Middlebury wants to be taken seriously, they should release specific details.

Ashe Schow writes at The Federalist:

Middlebury Takes Unspecified ‘Disciplinary Action’ On More Than 30 Students Over Charles Murray Fiasco

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Fordham University Students Bar Chick-fil-A From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/1/2017 at 1:30pm

There was apparently concern because the owner of Chick-fil-A holds the same position on gay marriage that Obama did when he entered office.

Grub Street reports:

Students at Fordham Are the Latest to Run a Chick-fil-A Off Their Campus

College undergrads: America’s greatest threat to Chick-fil-A’s quest to put chicken sandwiches in every citizen’s...

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Wisconsin Republicans Introduce Bill: Campus Free Speech Act

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:30am 5/1/2017 at 10:30am

In light of what’s been happening on college campuses lately, this seems a bit overdue.

The College Fix reported:

Wisconsin Republicans introduce ‘Campus Free Speech Act’ bill

Given the efforts of far-left protesters to shout down and/or outright prevent the appearance of conservative speakers when they (attempt to) show up on campus, two Wisconsin...

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Rand Paul to Teach Class at George Washington University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 7:30am 5/1/2017 at 7:30am

The Senator won’t be teaching politics. In fact, the class sounds rather… interesting.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Rand Paul will teach a class at GWU — and it’s not a politics course

Professor Rand Paul will teach a class next fall at George Washington University.

That is not a proofreading error.

A representative for GW’s Columbian...

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Dartmouth Study: Democrats Are the Least Tolerant Students on Campus

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This doesn’t fit the left’s preferred narrative so you probably won’t see it reported by the media.

The Federalist reports:

Dartmouth Study Finds Democrats Are The Least Tolerant Students On Campus

A new survey of students at Dartmouth College found that those who identified as Democrats are the least tolerant on campus.

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College Republicans at Yale Troll “Hunger Strikers” With Barbecue

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You may have heard that union activist students at Yale are engaging in a ‘symbolic’ hunger strike. The College Republicans just trolled them expertly.

The Daily Caller reports:

Yale College Republicans Host Barbecue Right Next To Hunger Strike

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Hate Crime Hoaxers at SUNY-Albany Avoid Assault Charges from 2016 Incident

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:00am 4/30/2017 at 10:00am

We reported on this incident back in March of 2016. The perpetrators of the hoax just got let off on assault charges.

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UK Students: Ban Clapping and Whooping Because it Excludes the Deaf

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

If you thought campus craziness was a problem confined to the United States, guess again. University students in the UK want to ban whooping and clapping at events because these actions exclude deaf people.

Of course, using ‘Jazz Hands’ instead would exclude blind people but what do you expect in this...

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The new Cultural Revolution on Campuses

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The events of the past year on campuses have been beyond disturbing.

We are witnessing nothing less than a cultural purge of dissenting views on a wide range of topics in the name of social justice. No disagreement is tolerated, not even the slightest deviation. That purge has been going on for many...

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Clemson LGBTQ Students Demand Special Campus Safe Space

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/29/2017 at 3:00pm

Wasn’t not being treated differently than others the whole point of the LGBTQ rights movement?

Campus Reform reports:

LGBTQ+ students demand special treatment from Clemson

Student leaders wrote an open letter demanding that Clemson University create an LGBTQ safe space on campus to rectify the school’s alleged callousness toward such students.

In the letter, which...

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