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Holy Cross Considers Dumping ‘Crusader’ Mascot

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:30am 4/18/2017 at 10:30am
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It looks as though political correctness may be about to claim another sports mascot.

The Telegram reports:

Holy Cross debates abandoning ‘Crusader’ mascot

Faced with the prospect of changing its historic “Crusaders” nickname this fall, the College of the Holy Cross is also confronting a central question: What’s in a name?

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Merkel Backs New Law Set To Criminalize Offensive or False Social Media Posts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/6/2017 at 12:30pm
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The government of Angela Merkel has approved draft legislation that seeks to combat certain content on the social media.

The proposed law will force social media companies to remove content that German government may find offensive or ‘false’. In its broadly defined parameters the law wants social media companies to act against hate speech, and other...

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College Student’s Grade Lowered for Using the Term ‘Mankind’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/31/2017 at 1:30pm

If liberals want to live their lives by ridiculous rules of political correctness that’s fine. It becomes a problem however, when they force it on everyone else.

Check out this story from Campus Reform:

Student has grade docked for using ‘mankind’ in English...

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Yale Admins Consider Replacing ‘Freshman’ With ‘First Year’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 10:00am 3/15/2017 at 10:00am
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Freshman is no good because it contains the word man, you see.

The College Fix reported:

Yale administrators consider replacing ‘freshman’ with gender-neutral term ‘first-year’

Since apparently there is nothing more pressing than stressing over “proper” language, administrators at Yale are pondering eliminating the term “freshman” and replacing it with non-gendered “first-year.”

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Yale Renaming History is a Danger to Education

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Recently, the Yale Corporation renamed one of its residential colleges for computer scientist Grace Hopper, dropping the name of John C. Calhoun, whose political philosophy included a defense of slavery.

The decision came after months of campus protest over honoring Calhoun whose beliefs many find abhorrent. Tampering with the historical record, however...

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VIDEO satire “Real Housewives of ISIS” attacked as Islamophobic

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/4/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is the type of edgy comedy Saturday Night Live would produce, if it had the guts to offend the thought police.

Instead, it’s from the BBC2 show Revolting:

The satirists behind a controversial BBC sketch depicting “The Real Housewives of Isis” have argued that comedians must be allowed to tackle...

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Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/25/2016 at 3:00pm
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Once President-elect Trump vowed to end the war on Christmas and stated that we’re going to say “Merry Christmas” again, a nationwide silent cheer went up as Americans across the country felt the weight of the religious suppression that permeates and fuels political correctness lifted in a very real way.

Americans who...

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Movie About Political Correctness on Campus Accused of Not Being PC

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:30am 12/8/2016 at 10:30am

Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager are making a documentary about political correctness on college campuses but they’re running into problems because they’re not politically correct.

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Regions Bank: Insulting Obama Will Get You Fired

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 10:00am 11/27/2016 at 10:00am
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A Regions bank employee in Alabama dared to speak ill of the president and his wife; she’s now looking for a new job.

AL.com reports:

A Regions Bank senior-level employee who was labeled “Racist...

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Trump’s Victory Has Emboldened Campus Critics of Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 11:00am 11/26/2016 at 11:00am

It looks like the pendulum is already swinging back in the opposite direction on some college campuses.

The American Interest reports:

Right-Wing Inquisitors on Campus

Donald Trump’s upset victory has been hailed by his supporters as an unprecedented repudiation of politically correct ideology on college campuses. For those of us who think that campus...

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Students Target Columbia Wrestlers Over Leaked Chat Room Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:00am 11/18/2016 at 7:00am

Last week, a Columbia University student blog published a series of leaked chat room messages, leaked to a Columbia student blog, that were sent between school wrestling team players. The team was then suspended, as Legal Insurrection reported, Columbia Suspends Men’s Wrestling Season Over Lewd Texts.

These leaked messages, which were sent in the assumed privacy...

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NYU Reinstates Prof Placed on Leave for Defying Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11:30am 11/15/2016 at 11:30am
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New York University Professor Michael Rectenwald was suspended two weeks ago for a Twitter account he ran which repudiated political correctness. Legal Insurrection readers know that’s a form of heresy on college campuses today.

He has now been reinstated and with a raise in pay. FOX News

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Diversity Police Try to Oust Providence College Prof For Heresy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/7/2016 at 5:30pm
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Providence College is a Catholic school and for many years had a reputation for being a conservative institution. All that has changed under onslaught from Social Justice Warriors.

When Literature professor Anthony Esolen recently wrote some op-eds questioning the way racial segmentation through diversity initiatives were implemented, and how it was undermining...

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Rutgers Student Fired by Campus Newspaper for Using Term ‘Illegal Alien’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/6/2016 at 1:30pm

When did it become an offense to use language appropriately? Oh right, when the speech police took over academia.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers student fired from campus newspaper after writing ‘illegal alien’ in column

The Rutgers University student who hosted anti-feminist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos for his first U.S. college event says the student...

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Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season Because Players Were Rating Women’s Sex Appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/5/2016 at 12:30pm
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The actions of the players in this situation may have been vulgar but it’s absurd to think this doesn’t happen at other schools all the time.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season After Finding Sexually Explicit ‘Reports’ Continued Through 2016

Harvard has cancelled the men’s soccer team’s season after an Office...

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VIDEO: Questions Blacks have for White Social Justice Warriors

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 10:30am 11/5/2016 at 10:30am
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Via Five Feet of Fury:

“What is your aversion to Black People liking the Constitution? Because my free speech is in there, my right to own a gun is in there, and I kind of like that.”

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NYU Prof Placed on Leave for Opposing Political Correctness

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This is a warning to all other professors and the message is loud and clear. Defy progressive policies at your own peril.

The New York Post reported:

Professor who tweeted against PC culture out at NYU

An NYU professor crusading against political correctness and student coddling was booted from the classroom last week after...

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