Microaggressions  (Page 1)

Freshmen at San Jose State University Must Now Pay for Microaggression Training

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/11/2017 at 1:30pm

This is an example of how progressive concepts are legitimized by academia. These students have to pay for their indoctrination.

Campus Reform reports:

San Jose State freshmen pay for own microaggressions training

Freshmen at San Jose State University now have to pay for their own diversity training, which is incorporated into a Frosh Orientation...

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Stanford Prof: Saying Your Homework is Easy Could be a Microaggression

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 8:30am 7/2/2017 at 8:30am

As I’ve said before, it would be easier if someone on the left would just tell the rest of us what isn’t a microaggression.

The Daily Caller reported:

Stanford Prof: Calling Homework Easy Is A ‘Microaggression’

Talking about how easy your homework assignment is could be a microaggression, according to Ruth Starkman, a professor...

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University Guidebook Claims ‘Meritocracy’ is a Microaggression

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 7:30am 6/20/2017 at 7:30am

Could someone on the left publish a guidebook listing all the things that aren’t a microaggression?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Meritocracy’ is a microaggression, university guidebook claims

Rowan University has published a guide on “Interrupting Microaggressions” with strategies for “calling out” those who advocate concepts like “color blindness” and “meritocracy.”

The guide—which is available on the...

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Suffolk U. Makes Faculty go Through Microaggression Training

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8:30am 6/11/2017 at 8:30am

If you were a professor, wouldn’t you find this demeaning and unnecessary?

The College Fix reports:

Suffolk University follows through with mandated microaggression training for faculty

BOSTON – One word. That’s all it took for Suffolk University to institute mandatory microaggression training for its faculty.

The training has been completed, but what remains unclear is...

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U. Georgia Prof Given $200K to Study Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 10:30am 5/21/2017 at 10:30am

The study is supposedly looking into the idea that microaggressions are the reason for the lack of diversity in science. Really.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Lack of diversity in science prompts $200k study on microaggressions

Even though Barack Obama is no longer president, government agencies are still doing his bidding by doubling down on...

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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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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.”

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U. Miami Wants Students to Police Each Other for Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10:30am 1/23/2017 at 10:30am
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The left sees nothing creepy about monitoring the speech of others. As long as it’s done in the spirit of Orwellian fairness.

Heat Street reported:

University of Miami Urges Students to Police Classmates’ Speech for Microaggressions

Resident assistants at the University of Miami are urging students to monitor their classmates’ speech, and call them...

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New Smartphone App Records Microaggressions on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8:30am 12/3/2016 at 8:30am

Can you imagine the time and effort that went into developing this ridiculous application?

The College Fix reports:

‘Virtual safe space’: Smartphone app records campus microaggressions

In the quest to study microaggressions, one scholar has harnessed technology to chronicle such verbal insults and unintentional slights, creating an app that allows students to not only...

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Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/2/2016 at 3:00pm

I don’t wish to be snarky because this is obviously a very serious subject but wow. If you made this up, no one would believe it.

Reason reports:

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Princeton Librarian: Our Job To Silence Those Skeptical of Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 4, 2016 at 10:30am 11/4/2016 at 10:30am
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So it’s now heresy to dispute a word and concept which didn’t exist until a year or two ago? That’s just how the left rolls.

Heat Street reports:

Princeton Librarian: ‘It Is Our Job To Silence’ Those Skeptical of Microaggressions

A librarian at prestigious Princeton University thinks it’s her job to “silence” people who...

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Suffolk University Mandating Microagression Training for All Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10:30am 11/2/2016 at 10:30am

This is happening because one student wrote a blog post in which she claimed to be the victim of racial bias from a professor.

The Boston Globe reports:

Suffolk University responds to student’s viral post alleg...

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Software Engineering Class at Iowa State Includes Lesson on Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/14/2016 at 12:00pm

If I was a student in this class, I would have walked out, gone directly to the registrar’s office and demanded my money back. Pushing this crap in a computer science class is beyond insulting.

The College Fix reports:

Iowa State defends lesson on microaggressions in software engineering class: ‘Entirely appropriate’

A recent guest...

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Mispronouncing Student Names Now Considered a Microaggression

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 9:00am 9/29/2016 at 9:00am

The left is making up new rules for language and concepts like microaggressions faster than anyone in the real world can even absorb them.

Now you’re some sort of hater if you mispronounce someone’s name.

The Daily Caller reports:

AMERICA 2016: Mispronouncing Students’ Names Is A ‘MICROAGGRESSION’ Now

More than 500 school districts around the...

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U. Iowa Offers Black Students Microaggressions Support Group

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 11:30am 9/6/2016 at 11:30am
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Microaggressions are apparently a big problem at the University of Iowa, especially for black students. That’s the only conclusion one could reach based on a new support group offered at the school.

The Daily Caller reports:

Iowa Offers Black Students Support Group To Deal With Microaggressions

This fall, the University of Iowa is offering...

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Psychoanalyzing Microaggression Mania

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:00am 5/3/2016 at 10:00am
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Political correctness gets crazier and crazier, but it does so in a way that seems to  represent the development of something that was there right at the beginning.

I’ve been trying to make sense of it, from a psychoanalytic point of view, and the theory has, gratifyingly, developed apace with what it...

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Microaggressions Now Considered Harassment at the State Department?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:30am 3/8/2016 at 8:30am

We’ve covered the speech squelching progressive concept of microaggressions at College Insurrection countless times as an impediment to free expression on campus.

Now it seems this idea is entering parts of the government.

Peter Hasson reports at the Daily Caller:

State Dept. Warns Employees: ‘Microaggressions’ May Count As Harassment

Following the example set by elite...

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