About: Mike LaChance

Mike LaChance is also known as “Aleister.” He is a Generation X libertarian originally known for his blog American Glob. He has also written for the Center for Security Policy, the Gateway Pundit, Breitbart and others.

He covers higher education and politics for Legal Insurrection and is also the editor of American Lookout.

Follow him on Twitter @MikeLaChance33




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Coronavirus Themed Party Causes Uproar at SUNY Albany

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Posted by    Friday, February 21, 2020 at 2:00pm 2/21/2020 at 2:00pm

The party featured Corona beer and surgical masks. Distasteful or harmless fun?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Coronas and surgical masks: Coronavirus-themed party prompts university investigation

A college “coronavirus party” featuring surgical masks and chilled Corona beers has prompted anger from some on campus.

The University at Albany is investigating whether the off-campus party last weekend...

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New ‘Pronoun Policy’ at NYU Seems Designed to Sow Confusion

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Posted by    Friday, February 21, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/21/2020 at 12:00pm

Students can choose their preferred pronouns and can also opt out of sharing this information with professors. Can you see where this is inevitably headed?

Campus Reform reports:

NYU chosen pronoun policy could create confusing guessing game

Students at New York University can now request that their professors avoid referring to them by their...

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Rep. Steve Scalise Wins the Internet Responding to Bernie Supporter Keith Ellison About ‘Bernie Bros’

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Posted by    Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:00am 2/21/2020 at 11:00am
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One of the topics that came up during the Democrat debate on Wednesday night was the behavior of Bernie Sanders’ supporters on the internet.

So called “Bernie Bros” have earned a reputation for going after critics of Sanders and not always in a nice way.

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Environmental Group at Harvard Promises ‘Escalation’ if Their Demands Aren’t Met

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Posted by    Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:00am 2/21/2020 at 10:00am

This sounds a bit like a threat, doesn’t it? Will the Harvard administration respond?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard environmental group promises ‘escalation’ if demands not met

An environmental group at Harvard University has promised an “escalation”...

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Stacey Abrams: Sure, I’ll Take the VP Slot in 2020, but I Really Want to be President One Day

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Posted by    Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 5:00pm 2/20/2020 at 5:00pm
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Say what you will about Stacey Abrams. She may have failed in her 2018 bid to become governor of Georgia, but it certainly didn’t damage her sense of self-esteem.

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Syracuse U. Cancels Suspensions for Students Who Occupied Administration Building

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Posted by    Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/20/2020 at 12:00pm

That was fast. These students were suspended about 24 hours ago and now it’s over. What happened?

CNY Central reports:

Syracuse University lifts suspension on student protestors

Suspensions for a group of Syracuse University students protesting racial injustice on campus have been lifted, according to a university spokesperson.

The protests started again Monday evening at...

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College Fires Equity and Inclusion Officer Who Held ‘F**K Trump’ Sign at Protest

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Posted by    Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10:00am 2/20/2020 at 10:00am

Holding such a sign is not very inclusive, is it?

The Battle Creek Enquirer reports:

Kellogg Community College eliminates administrator’s job in wake of Trump protest

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Evergreen State Invites White Man to Lecture at ‘Women of Color in Leadership’ Event

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Posted by    Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:00am 2/20/2020 at 8:00am

Doesn’t this somehow violate the progressive rules of hierarchy?

The College Fix reports:

Evergreen State College invites white man to lecture women of color

Oh, the irony.

Evergreen State College, possibly the most “woke” institution of higher education in the country, next week is bringing a man of pallid hue to lecture about … a...

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Gun Rights Activist Swarmed by Angry Mob of Student Protesters at Ohio University

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 4:00pm 2/19/2020 at 4:00pm
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Kaitlin Bennett is a gun rights activist who visited Ohio University this week to complain about the school’s anti-gun policies. All hell broke loose, as she was met by an unruly mob of student protesters.

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Ohio Secretary of State Urges Kent State to Drop Jane Fonda as Speaker for Event

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 12:30pm 2/19/2020 at 12:30pm

Kent State is set to pay Jane Fonda over $80,000 to speak at the 50th commemoration of the Kent State shooting. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose feels Fonda is an inappropriate choice due to her controversial activism during the Vietnam War.

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Faculty Members at Eastern Washington U. Propose Cutting Athletics to Fund Academics

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 10:00am 2/19/2020 at 10:00am

It’s not a good sign when different departments at a school start suggesting cutting each other.

The Spokesman-Review reports:

Eastern Washington University faculty members propose cutting...

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Over 30 Students Suspended at Syracuse U. for Occupying Administrative Building

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 8:00am 2/19/2020 at 8:00am

It’s amazing that these students are suffering real consequences for this. It’s so rare.

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse U. suspends over 30 students for occupation of administrative offices

Syracuse University put over 30 students on “interim suspension” early Tuesday morning due to their occupation of an administrative building.

The students, representing #NotAgainSU, refused to...

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‘Assault’ Weapons Ban Bill Defeated in Virginia – For Now

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 3:00pm 2/18/2020 at 3:00pm
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Gun rights supporters scored a victory in Virginia on Monday, as a proposed ‘assault’ weapons ban was voted down. Unfortunately, this is just one battle in what is probably going to be a prolonged war.

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Extinction Rebellion Ruins a Lawn at Trinity College, Cambridge, to Protest Fossil Fuels

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/18/2020 at 12:00pm

Nothing shows you care about the environment like destroying a green space, right?

The Daily Caller reports:

Environmental Protestors Dig Up College Lawn To Protest Fossil Fuels

An international organization of environmental...

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VIDEO: Student Protesters Throw Tantrum When Gun Rights Activist Visits Ohio University

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:00am 2/18/2020 at 10:00am

The video below has to be seen to be believed. Children in elementary school display better behavior than these college students.

WKYC News reports:

Gun rights advocate Kaitlin Bennett says she faced ‘riot’ at Ohio University, wants President Trump to strip school’s funding

Gun rights activist and social media personality Kaitlin Bennett received a...

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Over 50 Students Join Lawsuit Against Concordia University in Portland, Oregon

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:00am 2/18/2020 at 8:00am

Concordia has announced it is closing this spring. The students are suing because they claim they would not have paid tuition of they knew the school was in trouble.

KGW8 News reports:

More than 50 students join lawsuit against Concordia University

Many students are left wondering what their next step for their education is...

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Largest Union at University of California Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

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Posted by    Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/17/2020 at 12:00pm
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No surprises here. Bernie is a big hit on progressive college campuses.

The Times of San Diego reports:

University of California’s Largest Union Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

AFSCME 3299 represents 26,000 service and patient care workers at the University of California, and is comprised mostly of women and people of color who are...

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