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Faculty at U. Iowa Told Not to Promote Upcoming Greta Thunberg Visit on School’s Social Media

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Posted by    Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:30pm 10/5/2019 at 1:30pm
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At least one professor really wanted to promote this upcoming appearance, but the administration said they can’t use their social media to promote political policy changes.

The Gazette reports:

University of Iowa tells faculty not to promote Greta Thunberg visit via UI social media

In the news that teenage globe-trotting climate activist Greta Thunberg...

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Book That Tried to Smear Justice Kavanaugh Bombs in Sales

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Posted by    Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/5/2019 at 12:00pm
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The new book intended to smear Justice Brett Kavanaugh certainly got plenty of promotion by the New York Times. Unfortunately for the authors, that publicity backfired, and the proof is in the book’s dismal opening sales numbers.

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Ohio University Suspends All Fraternities Following Allegations of Hazing

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Posted by    Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:30am 10/5/2019 at 11:30am

It’s no secret that the left is trying to end Greek life on college campuses, so this seems a little suspect.

NBC News reports:

Ohio University suspends all fraternities over hazing allegations

Ohio University on Thursday announced it was suspending all its fraternities following allegations of widespread hazing.

Suspension of the 15 fraternities at the...

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Campus Sex Month at UNH to Feature Film About ‘Adolescent Sexuality’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 9:30am 10/5/2019 at 9:30am

If colleges are the hotbeds of sexual assault the left claims they are, why do schools host events like sex month?

The College Fix reports:

Campus sex month will feature film on ‘adolescent sexuality’

A campus’s sex month will feature numerous sex-related events and panels, including the screening of one movie that examines...

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Freedom Under Assault Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8:00am 10/5/2019 at 8:00am
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When students are singled out and harassed for their political opinions, we do not have freedom.

Many things we hold dear are under assault.

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Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle to Speak at University of Florida

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Posted by    Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/4/2019 at 12:00pm

This will naturally inspire all kinds of protest nonsense because that’s the world we live in now. Anyone connected to Trump must be protested by the left.

Newsweek reports:

Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle Visit Sparks Divide in University of Florida Students

President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., and his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle—a...

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Petition Demands “Mandatory Hate-Bias Trainings” at Towson University

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Posted by    Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:00am 10/4/2019 at 10:00am

Progressivism. Ideas so popular that they always have to be made mandatory.

Campus Reform reports:

Petition to Towson University: Introduce ‘mandatory hate-bias training’

Activists have started pressuring Towson University officials into forcing...

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Students at Columbia Protest ‘Lack of Female Inclusion’ in Core Curriculum

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Posted by    Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00am 10/4/2019 at 8:00am

Nothing is preventing these students from reading more female authors, but this isn’t about that. This is about forcing the school to force others to read more female authors.

The College Fix reports:

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Joe Biden Has Weak Q3 Fundraising, Even Trailed Mayor Pete

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Posted by    Friday, October 4, 2019 at 7:00am 10/4/2019 at 7:00am
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Joe Biden has released his third quarter fundraising numbers and they are not good. Not only did he raise less than he did in the last quarter, he is trailing candidates who are polling lower.

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Teacher Files Lawsuit After Being Fired for Not Using Transgender Student’s Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by    Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/3/2019 at 12:00pm

We can probably expect this to happen on a regular basis now. The left won’t tolerate any dissent so people who refuse to go along will have no recourse other than the legal system.

The New York Post reports:

Teacher fired over transgender pronoun fight files suit

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University of Alabama Students Hold ‘Die-in’ to Highlight Struggle of ‘Marginalized Students’

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Posted by    Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 10:00am 10/3/2019 at 10:00am

This is another prime example of virtue-signaling. Don’t these students have papers to write and studying to do?

The College Fix reports:

U. Alabama students stage ‘die-in’ to highlight struggles of ‘marginalized’ students

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Federal Judge Sides With Harvard in Discrimination Case Brought by Asian Applicants

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Posted by    Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 8:00am 10/3/2019 at 8:00am

This has been a closely watched case for months. Now a judge has ruled in Harvard’s favor.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Judge Upholds Harvard’s Admissions Policies

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Harvard University’s admissions policies do not discrim...

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Trump’s Digital Team Brings Their A-Game to Biden Ukraine Fight

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Posted by    Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 7:00am 10/3/2019 at 7:00am
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President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed drives the left insane, while many people on the right often find it entertaining. One thing is sure, whoever Trump has on his digital team deserves a raise for his recent Biden tweet.

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Dartmouth Prof Thinks Colleges Should Require White Privilege Courses

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/2/2019 at 12:00pm

Is this about the pursuit of real scholarship, or advancing social justice?

Campus Reform reports:

Dartmouth prof calls for mandatory white privilege courses

A Dartmouth College sociology professor called on universities to require students to take courses on white privilege and black history.

Dr. Emily Walton argued in a USA Today op-ed that, “if racial...

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U. Wisconsin Pulls Promotional Video for Homecoming that Didn’t Include Minorities

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10:00am 10/2/2019 at 10:00am

It’s surprising that no one had the foresight to know this would be a problem.

The Badger Herald reports:

UW homecoming committee removes promotional video after backlash

The University of Wisconsin Homecoming Committee posted a video Monday in an attempt to get students excited for upcoming homecoming festivities. But, the UW community quickly responded...

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Trump and RNC Q3 Fundraising Dwarfs Announced Numbers for 2020 Democrats

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 9:00am 10/2/2019 at 9:00am
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Third quarter fundraising totals are starting to roll in, and many of the Democratic candidates running in 2020 are reporting respectable figures.

Even so, none of them even come close to the amount raised by Trump and the Republican National Committee.

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Activists Use Harvard President’s Slavery Gaffe to Demand Divestment from Prisons

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 8:00am 10/2/2019 at 8:00am

You can read the back story on this here. As the former mayor of Chicago once said, never let a crisis go to waste.

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