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BC Students Outraged Over School President’s Lack of Outrage Over Anti-Gay Graffiti

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Someone at Boston College created a piece of anti-gay graffiti and the administration denounced it in a letter. However, the school president didn’t sign the letter. Let’s march!

Campus Reform reports:

BC students worry their president doesn’t care enough

Several hundred Boston College students marched against homophobia recently, though many were preoccupied by their...

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Students at UC Merced Told Term ‘Greek Life’ is ‘Cultural Appropriation’

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Here’s further proof that progressive concepts of speech are about nothing more than control. The left has had it in for the Greek system for years.

The College Fix reports:

Students told not to use term ‘Greek Life’ because of ‘cultural appropriation’

Students involved in a fraternity or sorority at the University of California...

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Sheriff Clarke Disinvited From U. New Haven for Criticizing Black Lives Matter

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Sheriff David Clarke is an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump and critic of the Black Lives Matter movement. This summer, the University of New Haven in Connecticut invited him to speak this fall, but the invitation was recently rescinded.

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St. Louis U. Forced to Redesign Mascot Again

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St. Louis University recently redesigned their mascot but no one likes the new design so they’re headed back to the drawing board. Why does everyone have to like it?

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:

Billiken backlash: SLU will redesign mascot again

St. Louis University president Fred Pestello reached out to some friendlier-looking creatures at...

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Latino Professor at Michigan State Harassed for Supporting Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10:30am 10/6/2016 at 10:30am

Even people who don’t like Donald Trump should find this story disturbing. If this was done to a Latino professor for supporting a Democrat, it would be called racism.

The College Fix reports:

Latino professor ridiculed for supporting Trump speaks out: ‘Disrupting class not the way to go’

Michigan State University Professor Joseph Guzman...

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Scared Silent – Even tenured profs afraid of SJW trigger warning mania

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:30am 10/6/2016 at 7:30am

This is the danger concepts like trigger warnings and speech codes present to free speech. People start censoring themselves over fear of the mob.

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James Madison U. Gives Students Seven Page Guide to Free Speech

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If you need seven pages to describe which types of speech qualify as free speech, aren’t you sending a mixed message? George Orwell would be proud.

The College Fix reports:

University distributes seven-page speech guide

’35 dumb things well-intended people say’ list passed out to James Madison University student orientation leaders

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Columbia Student Claims He Was Disciplined for Calling Himself Handsome

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If a female student described herself as pretty, would she be in any trouble? Anyone who disagreed with her probably would. It’s different for guys, though.

Reason reports:

Columbia Student: I Was Reported to Gender-Based Misconduct Office for Calling Myself Handsome

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American University Student Govt Demands Trigger Warnings in Course Syllabi

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The faculty at American University passed a resolution against Trigger Warnings in 2015. However, some members of the student government not only want Trigger Warnings, they want them to be mandatory.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Pushing Trigger Warnings

The University of Chicago has received considerable attention for Dean John Ellison’s letter to incoming students...

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Dorm Evacuated at Merrimack College Over Report of Armed Clown

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Clown panic on college campuses is reaching a fevered pitch. The bizarre thing is that sometimes the threats are actually real and must be taken seriously.

FOX 25 in Boston reports:

Merrimack College dorm evacuated after report of possibly armed clown

Colleges across New England are dealing with a series of threatening social media...

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Judge refuses to cave to SJW pressure campaign, reinstates male student at Brown U.

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A male student at Brown University was accused of sexual misconduct and some students led a pressure campaign on the judge to find him guilty. Luckily, the judge resisted and drew his conclusions based on the facts.

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St. Louis U. Students Walk Out of Allen West Speech to Protest Use of Term ‘Radical Islam’

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Give the left some credit. They’ve done an outstanding job of convincing many college students that it’s racist to name one of the greatest threats facing America.

The College Fix reports:

Students walk out of veteran’s speech to protest his use of term ‘radical Islam’

More than 100 students walked out on retired U.S....

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Janet Napolitano Stands up for Free Speech on Campus

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You know the free speech situation on college campuses is bad when even former members of the Obama administration are talking about it.

Janet Napolitano has written a column on the subject for the Boston Globe:

It’s time to free speech on campus again

WHEN I WAS growing up, a favored comeback to perceived...

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Band Members at East Carolina U. Kneel While Playing National Anthem

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Disrespecting our national anthem is the trendy new thing to do and even members of school bands are doing it now, while they play the song.

WNCT News reported:

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Book Review: Twisting Title IX

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Twisting Title IX, by Robert L. Shibley, describes how Title IX, a 1972 law intended to ban sex discrimination in education, morphed into a monster-storm of regulations and guidelines that have chilled free speech on campuses across the nation. The importance of the information that this book coveys cannot be over-stated, because if...

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Students Report Profs to Bias Response Team For Voicing Conservative Views

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/2/2016 at 4:00pm

College students in America transformed into Mao’s Red Guard so gradually, I hardly even noticed.

The College Fix reports:

Professors who voiced conservative views reported to university’s bias response team

Two professors who voiced conservative viewpoints at Grand Valley State University in Michigan were reported to the school’s bias response team by students in...

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Penn State Campaign to Shame Students Over Cultural Appropriation in Halloween Costumes

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Remember when holidays like Halloween were fun? The left has a talent for ruining everything, don’t they?

Campus Reform reports:

Penn State to costume-shame students with poster campaign

Taking a swing at “cultural appropriation,” Penn State’s University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA) unanimously approved a “We’re a Culture Not a Costume” resolution.

The resolution calls on...

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