Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 2)
 

Report Shows Social Justice Requirements Cost College Students Billions Per Year

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 8:00am 12/12/2019 at 8:00am

The report suggests that social justice has now been embedded in the curriculum in many schools.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Social justice education requirements cost college students $10B per year

As many college graduates continue to struggle with their student loan debt, a new report reveals that mandatory social justice curriculum classes share some...

Read More...
 
 
 

Dept. of Ed. Investigation Uncovers Over a Billion in Unreported Foreign University Funding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBe8R3AlD1U
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/11/2019 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBe8R3AlD1U

Betsy DeVos suggests in the story below that this just scratches the surface.

The Washington Examiner reports:

‘Scratching the surface’: Education Department uncovers $1.3B in foreign university funding

An Education Department investigation revealed universities failed to report more than a billion dollars in foreign funding, which officials believe is only a sliver of the...

Read More...
 
 
 

New Diversity Initiative at Iowa State Includes ‘Cultural Humility Training’

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 10:00am 12/11/2019 at 10:00am

Higher education is devolving into 1984 right before our eyes. Do we really want this to be free (taxpayer funded)?

The College Fix reports:

Iowa State promises major new diversity initiatives, including ‘cultural humility training’

Following a series of racist incidents on its campus, including vandalism and offensive photographs, Iowa State University’s administration has...

Read More...
 
 
 

University of Manitoba Acquires Huge Collection of UFO Files

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 8:00am 12/11/2019 at 8:00am

Calling all X-Files fans. Who wouldn’t love to sift through such a collection?

VICE News reports:

This University Just Acquired a Massive Collection of UFO Files

The frozen prairies of Canada have always been home to strange events and mysterious encounters. So it’s perhaps appropriate that the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg has just...

Read More...
 
 
 

Tulsi Gabbard Skipping Next Dem Debate, Even if She Qualifies

https://youtu.be/sV-vNOqeSLI
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:00am 12/11/2019 at 7:00am
https://youtu.be/sV-vNOqeSLI

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is saying that she will not take part in the next Democratic primary debate on December 19th, even if she qualifies according to DNC rules. It’s difficult to know exactly why she is doing this.

(more…)

 
 
 

VIDEO: College Republican President Attacked at Sacramento State

https://twitter.com/KaitMarieox/status/1203082233793384454
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 12/10/2019 at 2:00pm
https://twitter.com/KaitMarieox/status/1203082233793384454

An argument on social media spilled over into real-life recently at Sacramento State University. A physical altercation followed and was captured on video which has since gone viral. The young man on the receiving end of the attack is the president of the College Republicans.

(more…)

 
 
 

Northwestern Students Who Allegedly Disrupted Jeff Sessions Speech Get Citations

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1021765714498215936
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/10/2019 at 1:00pm
https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1021765714498215936

This happened last month. The citations being given to the student protesters apparently include fines.

FOX News

Read More...
 
 
 

College of New Jersey Advises White Students to Think About Their Racial Privilege

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10:00am 12/10/2019 at 10:00am

This was part of an event put on by the school’s Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Campus Reform reports:

N.J. college tells white students to think about their ‘racial privilege’

A New Jersey college hosted a diversity workshop for students and faculty that asked participants to explore their “racial privilege” as part...

Read More...
 
 
 

Trans and Non-Binary Students Reportedly ‘Uncomfortable’ in Swarthmore Campus Housing

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 8:00am 12/10/2019 at 8:00am

It almost sounds like nothing would ever be good enough here.

The College Fix reports:

Swarthmore College trans, non-binary students feel ‘uncomfortable’ in campus housing

Transgender and non-binary students at Pennsylvania’s small Swarthmore College still do not feel “comfortable” and “accommodated” in campus housing despite gender-neutral options being readily available.

For instance, according to The...

Read More...
 
 
 

Edgewood College Students Protest Removal of Planned Parenthood Links from School Website

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/9/2019 at 12:00pm

Do these students think no one will be able to find information on Planned Parenthood unless it’s on the school website?

Isthmus News reports:

Edgewood College students protest removal of Planned Parenthood links

Ellie Olbinski just wanted some answers.

She and dozens of other Edgewood College students crowded in...

Read More...
 
 
 

Dershowitz: Democrats Found The Man (Trump), Now ‘They’re Searching for a Crime’

https://twitter.com/marklevinshow/status/1203827034570539009
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Monday, December 9, 2019 at 11:00am 12/9/2019 at 11:00am
https://twitter.com/marklevinshow/status/1203827034570539009

Professor Alan Dershowitz was the sole guest on Life, Liberty & Levin on Sunday night. For the first and longest segment of the program, he dismantled the Democrats’ case for impeaching Trump.

(more…)

 
 
 

Swastikas Discovered on Men’s Room Door at Worcester State University

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:00am 12/9/2019 at 10:00am

This has happened at a number of schools in the last few months. It’s dumb, but it gets a lot of attention.

The Worcester Telegram reports:

Swastikas found on Worcester State University door

A Worcester State University employee reported Friday afternoon that swastikas were scrawled on...

Read More...
 
 
 

University of Michigan Now Employing ‘Academic Diversity Officers’

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Monday, December 9, 2019 at 8:00am 12/9/2019 at 8:00am

Diversity is becoming an industry within higher education. Would you be surprised to learn that many ADOs are former community organizers?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Academic Diversity Officers

You’ve heard of chief diversity officers, but what about academic diversity officers? Four years into its innovative plan to put diversity officers into every academic and...

Read More...
 
 
 

Almost 50% of Republican Students Report Anti-Trump Rants From Professors

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/8/2019 at 1:30pm

This would have been unthinkable during the Obama presidency. Now it’s just a given.

The College Fix reports:

Nearly 50% of Republican students say they’ve had a prof go on anti-Trump tangent

Nearly 50 percent of professors have gone on a tangent criticizing President Donald Trump, according to the results of a recent online...

Read More...
 
 
 

American Grad Student Held by Iran Since 2016 Released

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 11:30am 12/8/2019 at 11:30am

Nothing would make someone appreciate the freedoms many of us take for granted more than this.

FOX News reports:

American graduate student held in Iran on spy charges since 2016 released

An American graduate student held in Iran has been released in exchange for an Iranian scientist held by the U.S., officials confirmed.

Iran’s foreign...

Read More...
 
 
 

Dan Bongino Launches BonginoReport.com As Alternative To Drudge Report

https://youtu.be/tSQIbWgkVxs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 10:00am 12/8/2019 at 10:00am
https://youtu.be/tSQIbWgkVxs

If you read conservative news sites, you may have heard complaints that the Drudge Report is drifting too far left. FOX News contributor Dan Bongino has responded by creating a new site called Bongino Report.

(more…)

 
 
 

Former Communist Leader Angela Davis to Give University’s Keynote at MLK Day Event

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 9:30am 12/8/2019 at 9:30am

It’s probably safe to predict that Davis will not be protested and no one will try to shout her down.

Campus Reform reports:

Fmr communist leader, FBI’s Most Wanted activist to keynote MLK Day event

A university in Missouri will be hosting a former Communist Party leader who was once listed on the FBI’s...

Read More...