Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 12)
 

Survey Finds Students at UNC Chapel Hill Want to Hear More Conservative Speakers

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:30am 2/24/2020 at 10:30am

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. There’s a simple way to find out if this is accurate.

The College Fix reports:

Even liberal students want to hear more conservative speakers at UNC, survey finds

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill students across the political spectrum want to hear more conservative speakers on the left-dominated campus.

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Report: University and College Professors Hate Pete Buttigieg

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2020 at 8:00am 2/24/2020 at 8:00am
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This is pretty amusing. Buttigieg inspires a weird kind of resentment in some academic types.

Oliver Traldi writes at the Chronicle of Higher Education:

Why Academics Love to Hate Mayor Pete

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor...

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Michael Bloomberg Introduces Plan for Free College and Student Debt Forgiveness

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 1:30pm 2/23/2020 at 1:30pm
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You can’t run as a Democrat these days without a plan like this.

FOX Business reports:

Bloomberg rolls out $700B plan for tuition-free college, student debt forgiveness

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg unveiled a $700 billion higher education plan Tuesday that calls for tuition-free community college and erasing student loan debt for some...

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Harvard Students Suing School Officials Over Endowment’s Investment Ties to Prisons

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 11:30am 2/23/2020 at 11:30am

When did college students start believing they had a right to dictate how schools invest their money?

CNN reports:

Harvard students sue university officials over school’s investment ties to prisons

Five Harvard students are suing university officials over Harvard’s investments in what they call the “prison-industrial complex.”

The students are accusing the university’s president, a...

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Indiana Couple Charged With Running Boys Off Road Over Trump Flags on Their Bikes

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 10:00am 2/23/2020 at 10:00am

A couple from Indiana is under arrest this weekend after they allegedly used their car to run two teenage boys off the road. They were reportedly angry because the boys had Trump flags attached to their bicycles.

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Four Law Enforcement Agencies Now Investigating Racist Graffiti Found at University in Maryland

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 9:30am 2/23/2020 at 9:30am

Since when does the FBI investigate cases of graffiti?

The College Fix reports:

Four separate law enforcement agencies are investigating racist graffiti on public university campus

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are helping a public Maryland university investigate several instances of racist graffiti on its campus, incidents which have...

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Socialism Rising Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 8:00am 2/23/2020 at 8:00am
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The Democrat debate in Nevada this week was pretty lively, wasn’t it? If the candidates started going after each other like this months ago, they might have a nominee by now.

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Democrats in Georgia Propose In-State College Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:30pm 2/22/2020 at 1:30pm

At some point, you have to wonder who Democrats believe they really represent. Their actions speak volumes.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgia Dems propose cheaper tuition for illegal immigrants

The Georgia legislature is considering a bill that would extend in-state tuition to illegal immigrant students, including Dreamers.

Dreamers are immigrants who brought to the U.S. illegally...

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Almost Two Thirds of Ivy League Donations go to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

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Posted by    Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 11:30am 2/22/2020 at 11:30am

No surprises here. Academia skews far left politically, and this is just further confirmation.

The College Fix reports:

Nearly two-thirds of Ivy League donations go to Warren, Sanders

Former Harvard and Penn professor Elizabeth Warren has dominated her Democratic presidential primary rivals in fundraising from employees of Ivy League universities, according to an analysis...

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Under New Law, Cambridge, MA Police Can’t Arrest Illegal Immigrants for Driving Without a License

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Posted by    Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:00am 2/22/2020 at 10:00am
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The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts just brought the concept of sanctuary city to a whole new level. In an effort to protect illegal immigrants from ICE, the city has passed a new law which directs police not to arrest illegals caught driving without a driver’s license.

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VIDEO: Baltimore Area Teacher’s History Lesson Allegedly Compared Trump to Nazis and Communists

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Posted by    Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30am 2/22/2020 at 9:30am
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Many parents of children at this school are outraged, and who can blame them? This goes beyond poor judgement.

Take a look at the video below:

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Madness in Ohio Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8:00am 2/22/2020 at 8:00am
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Every once in a while, one state takes center stage in the news. This week it was Ohio’s turn.

There was a crazy incident at Ohio University.

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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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