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Native American Students Protest ‘Colonial Imagery’ at U. New Mexico

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/13/2016 at 1:00pm
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Are you beginning to get the sense that college students are just looking for things to protest?

Hyperallergic reports:

Native American Students Fight to Remove Col...

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Prof Claims Police Are Promoting ‘State-Sanctioned Violence’ Against Minorities

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 11:00am 9/13/2016 at 11:00am

Recent studies have shown this assertion to be completely false. You would think a college professor would know that.

The Blaze reports:

College Professor: U.S. Police Are Promoting ‘State-Sancti...

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Cornell Grad Student Union Organizers look to ‘Build Union Culture’ – so eject reporter from meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 12, 2016 at 8:00am 9/12/2016 at 8:00am

The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that graduate students at private universities have a right to unionize. Grad students at Cornell University have formed a group to do this and in news reported in school newspaper, one of their first acts was to eject a reporter from their first meeting.

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University of Iowa to Offer Degree in Social Justice

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Whenever universities create degree offerings like this, no one ever seems to ask the most important question.

What is a graduate going to do with such a degree?

Campus Reform reports:

UPDATE: U of Iowa creates social justice bachelor’s degree

The University of Iowa has become the first school in the state to add a...

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VIDEO: Brit Hume and Bill O’Reilly Discuss Craziness on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 4:21pm 9/10/2016 at 4:21pm
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Brit Hume and Bill O’Reilly of FOX News recently reported on and discussed a number of higher education stories we’ve covered recently right here at Legal Insurrection, such as the Brown University tampon debacle.

Watch it all below:

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Study Confirms Free Speech is Under Assault on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 3:28pm 9/10/2016 at 3:28pm

The CATO Institute has released a new study which confirms what a growing number of Americans already know.

Our colleges and universities have serious free speech issues.

From the report:

Freedom of Speech under Assault on Campus

Freedom of speech has been severely criticized at many American universities. Meanwhile, such prestigious transnational institutions as the...

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Clinton Campaign Event at Penn State Charges Students $500 to $1,000 to Meet Chelsea

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Selling access is the Clinton family business and apparently, Chelsea is all in too.

According to a report from Heat Street, students at Penn State who wanted access to Chelsea Clinton were expected to buy tickets at $500 to $1,000 a pop.

From the report:

Penn State ‘Progressives’ Denounce Steep Ticket Prices for Chelsea...

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Wrong Side of History Week in Higher Ed

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You may have noticed that “College Insurrection” isn’t included in the title of this post. As Professor Jacobson explained earlier this week, we have integrated coverage of higher education into Legal Insurrection. Higher Ed related posts appear not only in the main column on the homepage, but also in the Quick...

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Vanderbilt U. now completely obsessed with gender pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:00am 9/10/2016 at 7:00am
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Vanderbilt University has picked up the idea of preferred gender pronouns and run away with it. There are charts on campus to explain the proper usage of gender pronouns and name plates are providing individual pronoun preferences.

KLEW TV News reports:

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Melissa Harris-Perry: Georgetown’s Reparations For Slavery Not Enough

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5:15pm 9/9/2016 at 5:15pm

Georgetown University recently took extraordinary measures to atone for connections to slavery in its past.

Melissa Harris-Perry, formerly of MSNBC, now writes at Elle:

Georgetown’s Reparations Are Not Enough

College is as much an idea as a location. Shaded quads and imposing libraries, fraternity parties and football games, impassioned peers and engaged professors represent...

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Activists at Brown U. Place Free Tampons in Men’s Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/9/2016 at 12:30pm

The ongoing lunacy over gender continues unabated on college campuses.

Brown University activists are now planning to make sure men’s rooms are equipped with feminine hygiene products.

Campus Reform reports:

Tampons coming to men’s rooms at Brown University

Brown University’s student body president will be hand-delivering menstrual products to all nonresidential bathrooms on campus, including...

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#yOUrbad: Oklahoma U progressives lash out over diversity, otherization and gender pronouns

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Progressive students at the University of Oklahoma are unhappy about the current level of diversity at the school, which just won an award for promoting diversity.

In response, some students have taken to Twitter to complain about the problem. Fox News reports,

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Northwestern Bans Prof From Campus Over Website And Safety Concerns of Faculty

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A political science professor at Northwestern University has been banned from campus after she created a website which is critical of the school.

Faculty members expressed concerns for their safety as well. It sounds like this professor could use some counseling.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Banned From Campus

Northwestern University has banned a full professor...

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Shock – Campus Carry Opponents Vastly Overstated Costs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/8/2016 at 4:00pm

Have you noticed that liberals sometimes turn into fiscal conservatives when it comes to paying for things they don’t like?

Campus carry is one such issue.

The Dallas Morning News reports:

Texas schools said campus carry would cost $15M this year but have spent less than $1M so far

The costs incurred by most public...

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Harvard Crimson: College Students Can’t Handle Guns Because Their Brains Aren’t Fully Developed

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A new editorial from the Harvard Crimson claims campus carry is an awful idea because college students’ brains aren’t finished developing. Also, they’re drunk a lot of the time.

This is not parody:

No Guns on Campus

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Students Push Social Justice Agenda at Harvard Medical School

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Harvard Medical School has a new dean this year and some students view this as an opportunity to promote a new agenda at the revered institution.

According to these students, the study of medicine is severely lacking in soci...

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Indiana U. Criticized for Hiring Non-Native American to Run First Nations Program

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 8:15am 9/8/2016 at 8:15am

If we had an honest media, someone would probably ask Elizabeth Warren about this.

Wasn’t she the first “Native American” to be hired by Harvard?

The Indy Star reports:

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