Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 2)
 

University of Missouri Rejects Student Demands to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by    Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/25/2021 at 12:00pm

The arrogance of college students who believe they’re superior to America’s founders never fails to amaze.

Campus Reform reports:

Cancel Culture comes for Thomas Jefferson…and fails miserably

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Activists Claim Minorities Underrepresented at Yale Law Journal But Truth is Exact Opposite

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Posted by    Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 10:00am 2/25/2021 at 10:00am

Do facts even matter anymore? The left just runs with this narrative, even when the truth proves them completely wrong.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Yale Law Students Said a Top Journal Was Racist. Admissions Data Suggest Otherwise.

The Yale Law Journal on Friday released admissions data in the face of a week-long pressure...

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House Committee Considering Measures That Would Reverse Iowa Race and Unseat Republican

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Posted by    Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:00am 2/25/2021 at 9:00am
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Questioning the outcome of the 2020 election is forbidden unless you’re a Democrat. Just six votes decided the race for Iowa’s 2nd District, and Republican Marianette Miller-Meeks won.

Democrat candidate Rita Hart appealed directly to...

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New York University Launching ‘Center for Psychedelic Medicine’

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Posted by    Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 8:00am 2/25/2021 at 8:00am

This is being done by the Department of Psychiatry. What could possibly go wrong?

The New York Post reports:

NYU launching $10M Center for...

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Ithaca (NY) Mayor Calls for Abolishing Police Dept, Replacing With ‘Community Solution Workers’

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00pm 2/24/2021 at 7:00pm
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Did you think we were finally past all the ‘abolish the police’ nonsense? Even Minneapolis is now spending money on new police officers after rejoining reality.

Yet in Ithaca, New York, Mayor Svante Myrick is trying to replace the police with something that will make progressives feel better.

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Student Columnist at American U. Refers to White Peers Returning to Campus as an ‘Invasive Species’

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/24/2021 at 12:00pm

There is only one reason a college student would feel comfortable saying something like this. Democrats, the media and cultural institutions are telling them it’s OK. It’s not OK.

The College Fix reports:

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Buffalo Public Schools Focus on Critical Race Theory Despite Awful Student Outcomes

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 10:30am 2/24/2021 at 10:30am

Schools that are failing students in basic and necessary subjects like reading and math really have no business wasting time on social justice.

City Journal reports:

Failure Factory

The story of Buffalo Public Schools is a sad and familiar one: a dying industrial town, underperforming inner-city schools, and high rates of failure among racial...

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Why Do Red States Allow Radicals to Hijack Their Taxpayer-Funded Universities?

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 8:00am 2/24/2021 at 8:00am

This is an excellent question.

Mark Pulliam asks at his blog, Misrule of Law:

Trouble in Paradise? (Part 8)

Or, Why Do Red States Like Tennessee Allow Radicals to Hijack Their Taxpayer-Funded Universities?*

A recently-arrived Volunteer warns his fellow Tennesseans about the scourge of wokeness in higher education.

I am not a native Tennessean, but I...

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Government Healthcare Workers in San Diego County Forced to Undergo Critical Race Training

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 1:00pm 2/23/2021 at 1:00pm
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Prof Allegedly Forced to Resign for ‘Sexual Misconduct’ Over ‘Transphobic’ Story

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/23/2021 at 12:00pm

This professor told a story in class and a student was offended. The student accused the teacher of being transphobic.

The professor alleges that he was then forced to resign over supposed sexual misconduct.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

When Title IX Is a Threat

The newest federal guidance for colleges and universities investigating sexual misconduct...

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Lehigh U. Prof’s Video About the Myths of Poverty Outrages Student Activists

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 10:00am 2/23/2021 at 10:00am
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Frank Gunter is an economics professor and was asked to do this. Unfortunately, student activists didn’t like his conclusions.

The American Enterprise Institute reports:

Lehigh University gives faculty a lesson in the price of wrongthink

Professor Frank Gunter has learned that, the next time Lehigh University asks him to talk about poverty, he should...

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Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Becomes New President of Young America’s Foundation

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 8:00am 2/23/2021 at 8:00am

Walker is a perfect fit to lead this organization for young conservatives. He also has extensive experience fighting the left and winning.

The Daily Signal reports:

Scott Walker Takes Helm of Young America’s Foundation

Left-wing ideologues who attempt to suppress conservative ideas on college campuses and in legislative chambers don’t genuinely believe in either...

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Student Body President at UConn Faces White Supremacy Accusations for Opposing Defunding Police

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Posted by    Monday, February 22, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/22/2021 at 12:00pm

The student in question is Hispanic and a Democrat, but that doesn’t matter. Anyone who deviates from the left’s position becomes a target.

Campus Reform reports:

UConn student body president accused of white supremacy after opposing effort to defund the police

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Top Schools Swimming in Applicants After Dropping Tests Requirements While Other Schools Struggle

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Posted by    Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10:00am 2/22/2021 at 10:00am

Many Ivy League schools are seeing a rise in applicants after dropping requirements like the SAT. Meanwhile, smaller name schools are seeing a drop in enrollment.

The New York Times reports:

Interest Surges in Top Colleges, While Struggling Ones Scrape for Applicants

Prestigious universities like Cornell never have a hard time attracting students. But...

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COVID is Creating a ‘Snitch Culture’ on Many College Campuses

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Posted by    Monday, February 22, 2021 at 8:00am 2/22/2021 at 8:00am

Higher education’s long march into the world of Orwell continues, unabated.

The Chicago Thinker reports:

Universities’ Insane COVID Rules and Snitch Culture Are Training the Next Generation to Embrace Totalitarianism

If you think state and federal government COVID-19 policies are too restrictive, you...

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VIDEO: Victor Davis Hanson on Woke Ideology and the Way Forward for Conservatives

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Posted by    Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 4:00pm 2/21/2021 at 4:00pm
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Victor Davis Hanson is one of the most important and authoritative conservative voices in America today. In a recent episode of American Thought Leaders from the Epoch Times, Hanson talked at length about a variety of topics.

This is so worth your time.

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Report: Cornell Offers Racially-Segregated Rock Climbing Class, Changes Description When Questioned

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Posted by    Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 1:30pm 2/21/2021 at 1:30pm

This is just the sort of thing Professor Jacobson talked about in a recent podcast with Allie Beth Stuckey. Critical race training is being embedded in everything.

Campus Reform reports:

Cornell charges students $1,800 for racially-segregated rock climbing class, frantically scrubs website when confronted

Cornell University altered the course description of a racially-segregated physical...

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