About: Mike LaChance

Mike LaChance has been covering higher education and politics for Legal Insurrection since 2012. He also creates content for American Lookout, and is a columnist for Townhall.

Since 2008 he has contributed work to the Daily Caller, Breitbart, Gateway Pundit, the Center for Security Policy, and Ricochet.

Mike is a Generation X, New England lifer who describes his political views as conservative and libertarian.

You can find him on Twitter @MikeLaChance33




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Dartmouth College Will Not Remove Dr. Seuss Author’s Name From School of Medicine

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Posted by    Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1:30pm 3/7/2021 at 1:30pm
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I did not know Dartmouth’s medical school was named for Dr. Seuss author Theodor Geisel. Good for the school for not removing the name.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Geisel Name Will Stay on Dartmouth’s Medical School

The medical school at Dartmouth College will continue to be called the Geisel School of Medicine, despite a...

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Arizona State Dean Thinks Grading a Student’s Writing is a Form of Racism and White Supremacy

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Posted by    Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 11:30am 3/7/2021 at 11:30am

This kind of woke approach to grading is not fair to the students. What’s being learned here is progressivism, not writing.

The Daily Wire reports:

Arizona State Dean: Grading Writing Based On Quality Is ‘Rac...

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Media Using Same ‘Anonymous Sources’ Tactic for Capitol Hill Riot That Propelled Russia Hoax

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Over the last four years, countless anti-Trump stories in the news relied on anonymous sources. The term ‘according to sources’ has become a punchline, and people in media are the only ones who don’t get the joke. They used this dishonest tactic to push the debunked Steele dossier, the Russia collusion...

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Several Columbia U Colleges Holding Separate ‘Multicultural’ Race and Sexual Orientation Graduation Ceremonies

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Posted by    Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 9:30am 3/7/2021 at 9:30am

This is happening at the school of engineering, but it’s probably safe to assume it happens in other schools as well. When did we start segregating graduations in this way?

From the Columbia website:

Multicultural Graduation Ceremonies: Graduate Registration

Congratulations to you, the Class of 2021 in Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, General Studies and...

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Biden’s Manufactured Border Crisis Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 8:00am 3/7/2021 at 8:00am
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The crisis on our southern border is happening by design. We do not have to do this.

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Northeastern U. Hires ‘Chief Inclusion Officer’ After Raising Tuition

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Posted by    Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:30pm 3/6/2021 at 1:30pm

Nothing prevents the academic left from achieving their priorities, not a pandemic, not an economic downturn, nothing.

Campus Reform reports:

Northeastern hires first-ever ‘chief inclusion officer’…while hiking tuition 3.7 percent

Northeastern University hired its first “Chief Inclusion Officer,” even after it raised tuition by 3.5 percent in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CDC Bends COVID Rules to Allow Migrant Shelters to Operate at Full Capacity

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Posted by    Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 12:00pm 3/6/2021 at 12:00pm
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All over the country, there are businesses, schools, and churches that are still not allowed to reopen, but it’s a different story at migrant shelters.

The CDC is now bending the rules to allow these shelters to operate at full capacity.

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Education Majors at Cleveland State Describe Course Filled With Critical Race Theory

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Posted by    Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 11:30am 3/6/2021 at 11:30am

Rest assured, this is not limited to Cleveland State. People studying education are being indoctrinated with this ideology. It eclipses the actual study of education.

The Federalist reports:

Cleveland State Professor Is Indoctrinating The Next Generation Of Educators With Critical Race Theory

Two education majors at Cleveland State University did not realize when they...

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Conference for Conservative Student Journalists Cancelled After One Anonymous Complaint

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Posted by    Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 9:30am 3/6/2021 at 9:30am

When something like this happens, you have to wonder if the powers that be were just looking for a reason to shut down the event.

The College Fix reports:

Conservative student journalism conference canceled after one anonymous complaint

Organizers of a conference for conservative and libertarian student journalists are scrambling to secure a new...

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The Failure of Teachers Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 8:00am 3/6/2021 at 8:00am
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When students aren’t learning basic skills like reading and math, something is fundamentally wrong.

Meanwhile, students are bombarded with left-wing propaganda and talking points.

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Ithaca (NY) – Police Officers Found Out About Plan To Eliminate Dept From Article In GQ Magazine

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Posted by    Friday, March 5, 2021 at 7:00pm 3/5/2021 at 7:00pm
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A few weeks ago, we reported that Ithaca, New York Mayor Svante Myrick was contemplating replacing the police with ‘community solution...

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Border Crisis: California, Feds Spending Millions on Hotel Rooms for Illegal Migrants

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Posted by    Friday, March 5, 2021 at 5:00pm 3/5/2021 at 5:00pm
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Like some other states, California has a massive homeless problem.

Instead of addressing the millions of Americans sleeping in tents on sidewalks, California’s government and Biden’s administration are spending millions on housing the flood of incoming migrants in hotels while they quarantine and await court dates.

This is what ‘America last’...

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Stanford Student Newspaper Calls for Removal of College Republicans From Campus

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Posted by    Friday, March 5, 2021 at 12:00pm 3/5/2021 at 12:00pm

The newspaper published a column calling for the removal of the College Republicans, but won’t allow the College Republicans to respond. They’re speaking out in other ways.

Campus Reform reports:

Stanford conservatives stand up to ‘leftist fascism’ amid calls to cancel

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Flashback: Andrew Cuomo Once Bragged About Signing Bill to Protect Women on Campus

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Posted by    Friday, March 5, 2021 at 10:00am 3/5/2021 at 10:00am
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This is just another reminder of what a hypocrite Cuomo is. Funny how no one in the media is mentioning this.

The College Fix reports:

Cuomo once boasted of signing bill to protect women from predators on campus

This week, embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized to three women — including two former...

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NYU Prof: “If You’re Black, You’re Not Safe in U.S. Schools”

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Posted by    Friday, March 5, 2021 at 8:00am 3/5/2021 at 8:00am

Do you get the sense that some people on the left just spend their days trying to throw gas on the fire?

RedState reports:

Professor at NYU: ‘If You’re Black, You’re Not Safe in U.S. Schools’

Over the last few years, there’s been abundant discussion about safety.

Are schools safe?

According to a college professor, not...

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Abbott to Biden: ‘Neanderthal-Type’ Thinking Is You Releasing COVID-Positive Migrants in Texas

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Southern Poverty Law Center Pushing Biden to Implement ‘Curriculum on Structural Racism’

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Posted by    Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 5:00pm 3/4/2021 at 5:00pm

The Southern Poverty Law Center is seizing on the left’s hard push to embed Critical Race Training in public education. They have rebranded their “Teaching Tolerance” program as “Learning for Justice” and are pushing Biden to implement a “curriculum on structural racism” in the Department of Education.

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