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New Policy at UNC Would Allow Expulsion of Free Speech Disruptors

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Posted by    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 2:09pm 10/15/2017 at 2:09pm

This is long overdue and should be adopted by other schools.

The College Fix reports:

New UNC policy would permit the expulsion of free speech disruptors

A new policy under consideration by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors would permit the expulsi...

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Columbia to Spend $100 Million Over Next Five Years on Faculty Diversity

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Posted by    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 12:00pm 10/15/2017 at 12:00pm

No word yet on what kind of diversity they’re looking for, but it’s probably not ideological diversity.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia University commits $100 million to faculty diversity

Columbia University recently announced that it will commit an additional $100 million in funds to promote a “diverse faculty.”

In a recent email to students, a copy...

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Rutgers Refuses to Return $100K Gift From Harvey Weinstein Foundation

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Posted by    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 9:50am 10/15/2017 at 9:50am
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Will Rutgers get attacked by the liberal media for this? Probably not.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers won’t give back $100K Harvey Weinstein donation

In the wake of numerous allegations of sexual assault against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, Rutgers University will not return a $100,000 donation made last April from the H. Weinstein...

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Taking Care of Business Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 8:30am 10/15/2017 at 8:30am
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You’d never know it from listening to the media but Trump had a pretty good week.

This was also great.

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Jimmy Kimmel No Longer the ‘Moral Conscience of America’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Jimmy Kimmel is pulling the same old trick Jon Stewart used for years. When discussing a topic like healthcare or gun control, he’s a serious policy wonk. When something comes up that’s inconvenient or embarrassing to Democrats, hey – he’s just a TV host.

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Princeton Student: Conservatives Don’t Really Believe in Free Speech

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Posted by    Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:30am 10/14/2017 at 11:30am
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Ryan Born, the student who wrote this op-ed for The Princetonian, doesn’t even seem to believe that free speech applies to conservatives.

Speech is free

It seems that, nowadays, cries for “free speech” ring from campus to campus. The term has become quite famous and quite popular. Perhaps it owes its popularity to...

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Dartmouth Student Claims Homecoming Honors ‘Legacy of Colonialism’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:30am 10/14/2017 at 9:30am
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Give the left long enough and they can find something wrong with everything.

Campus Reform reports:

Dartmouth student: Homecoming honors ‘legacy of colonialism’

A student leader at Dartmouth College wants her classmates to “support the marginalized” by rejecting a time-honored homecoming tradition.

In an op-ed for The Dartmouth, student Jessica Cantos, a member of the...

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Shouting You Down Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30am 10/14/2017 at 7:30am

Some college students think free speech means they have a right to silence others.

It never ends.

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University Rejects $5 Million Dollar Gift From Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/13/2017 at 1:30pm
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The Harvey Weinstein scandal is even making waves in academia now.

The Daily Caller reports:

SURPRISE! Southern Cal Abandons Harvey Weinstein’s $5 Million Gift For Women Filmmakers

The University of Southern California has rejected a $5 million donation from Harvey Weinstein in response to allegations that Weinstein sexually abused scores of women for decades.

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Oberlin Students: America Not Worth Being Proud Of

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:30am 10/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Students Kennedy Kline and Ua Hayes recently wrote an essay for the Oberlin Review which drips with the sort of leftism we’ve come to expect from this school.

Anthem Supports False Narrative of Freedom

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Associated Press Tries Tying Steve Bannon to Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:00am 10/13/2017 at 10:00am
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You knew this would happen, right? The media can’t resist the urge to tie anything negative to Trump directly or by extension. The ridiculous thing about this is that it’s a blatant nothing burger. The whole point is to plant an association in people’s minds.

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Toronto Schools Removing ‘Chief’ From Job Titles to Respect Indigenous Peoples

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:30am 10/13/2017 at 7:30am
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When you start down this path of political correctness, it never ends.

The Globe and Mail reports:

TDSB to remove ‘chief’ from job titles out of respect...

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Student Protesters Disrupt Charles Murray Speech at U. Michigan

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Posted by    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/12/2017 at 4:00pm
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The College Republicans at the University of Michigan invited sociologist and author Charles Murray to speak, but the event was disrupted by student protesters using the same unfair criticisms of Murray heard on other campuses.

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Georgetown Student Paper Now Documenting ‘Bias’ Incidents

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Posted by    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/12/2017 at 1:30pm
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Somehow, I don’t think this is geared towards protecting pro-Trump students on campus.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown student paper begins documenting ‘bias’ incidents

Georgetown University’s school newspaper is teaming up with a national non-profit to tell the personal stories of students who have experienced bias-related incidents.

According to a recent call for stories, The Hoya...

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Poll Finds 58 Percent of Students Think ‘Intolerant’ Ideas Should be Kept Off Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10:30am 10/12/2017 at 10:30am

Intolerant is liberal speak for anything that doesn’t line up with what liberals believe.

The Daily Caller reports:

POLL: 58 Percent Of College Kids Think ‘Intolerant’ Ideas Shouldn’t Be On Campus

The majority of conservative and liberal college students believe that they shouldn’t be in a campus environment where there are “intolerant or offensive...

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Columbia Students Protest British Speaker Critical of Increased Islamic Immigration in EU

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Posted by    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30am 10/12/2017 at 7:30am

The speaker was appearing by Skype but that didn’t stop the protesters.

The New York Post reports:

Protesters stop British nationalist speech at Columbia

Protesters opposing a speech by a controversial British nationalist at Columbia University Tuesday chanted “NYPD, KKK, how many kids have you killed today,” according to Facebook footage of the event.

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UC Raises Tuition While Spending Tens of Millions on Extravagant Pensions

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/11/2017 at 1:30pm

As a smart man once said, something that can’t go on forever, won’t. How is this sustainable?

The College Fix reports:

University of California hands out massive pensions, hits students with higher tuition

The University of California 10-campus system is spending upwards of tens of millions of dollars on increasingly generous pensions for faculty,...

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