Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 2)
 

College Seeks Vice President of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for $130K

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Posted by    Friday, December 14, 2018 at 10:00am 12/14/2018 at 10:00am

Not only are more schools adding this pointless role to their administrations, they’re paying big money for it. Why?

Campus Reform reports:

College doles out $120k to ‘eradicate equity gaps’

A Washington State college is offering $120,000 to $130,000...

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Poll: Almost One-Third of People Support Making Santa Female or Gender-Neutral

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Posted by    Friday, December 14, 2018 at 9:00am 12/14/2018 at 9:00am
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In the latest example of how progressives ruin everything, a new poll finds support for making Santa Claus female or gender neutral. I’m so glad I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s.

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University in UK Wants Comedian to Sign ‘Safe Space’ Contract for Performance

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Posted by    Friday, December 14, 2018 at 8:00am 12/14/2018 at 8:00am

The left seems intent on ruining comedy and college campuses are ground zero. This isn’t even a paying gig, it’s for charity.

PJ Media reports:

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American University Students Oppose New Multicultural Space for Being Too Welcoming

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Posted by    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/13/2018 at 12:00pm

The students who are objecting don’t seem very interested in the space’s proposed purpose. You couldn’t make this up, it’s like something out of a Monty Python sketch.

The College Fix reports:

Students oppose new multicultural space because it’s too welcoming

Some students at a private university are criticizing a multicultural space on campus...

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Dozens of Students Arrested at Yale Protesting How School’s Endowment is Invested

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Posted by    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 10:00am 12/13/2018 at 10:00am

When did college students begin to believe they were entitled to matters which used to be exclusively reserved for financial administrators and trustees?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Yale arrests 43 students during protests over endowment

As an increasing number of college campuses begin to face scrutiny over the companies they choose to invest their...

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Why Hasn’t the Outrage Mob Come for Mika Brzezinski?

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Posted by    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:00am 12/13/2018 at 9:00am
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In April of this year, Laura Ingraham of FOX News faced a full-blown boycott campaign for being mildly critical of David Hogg. Just last week, comedian Kevin Hart lost his gig as host...

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University in California Lets Students Take Final Exams Off-Campus After Shooting Threats

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Posted by    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 8:00am 12/13/2018 at 8:00am

I may be jaded but this sounds suspicious. The school gets two shooting threats and the end result is that students can take their final exams at home?

The Hill reports:

California university lets students take exams off-...

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Students and Faculty at UNC Rally Against Confederate Monument

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/11/2018 at 12:00pm

The school is trying to build a structure to house the ‘Silent Sam’ statue indoors but that’s not good enough. Opponents just want it gone.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

UNC Students, Faculty Rally Against Confederate Monument

Several dozen teaching assistants at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill started a grade strike Friday,...

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Comedian Nimesh Patel Responds to Being Pulled Off Stage at Columbia

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:00am 12/11/2018 at 10:00am
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You can read the full backstory about Patel’s performance here. He has responded by writing a column for the New York Times:

I Was Kicked Off Stage by College Students. Did I Deserve It?

I’ve experienced a lot of strange things while performing comedy: Rosario Dawson made fun of me while I was...

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Liberal Law Professor Backs Betsy DeVos’s Efforts to Restore Due Process on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 9:00am 12/11/2018 at 9:00am
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has become a target of the left for her efforts to reform former President Barack Obama era rules dealing with sexual assault on college campuses. She has been falsely accused of favoring the accused for simply advocating due process over kangaroo courts.

Liberal feminist law professor Lara...

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Women’s Studies Dept. at University in Illinois Wants to Abolish ICE and Police

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 8:00am 12/11/2018 at 8:00am

This is one reason why so many people don’t take women or gender studies seriously. All too often, they are merely political representatives for the far left.

Campus Reform reports:

Illinois women’s studies dept: Abolish ICE...

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Green Activists’ Petition to Divest Harvard from Fossil Fuels Signed by Less Than 1% of Students

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Posted by    Monday, December 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/10/2018 at 12:00pm

Different groups have been trying to get Harvard to do this for years. This is just the latest fail.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Green activists fail to get even 1 percent of Harvard students to sign anti-fossil fuels petition

Despite efforts by a small number of students and activists, Harvard’s multi-billion dollar endowment will...

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Students and Faculty at UMass Amherst Think More Needs to be Done About Campus Racism

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Posted by    Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:00am 12/10/2018 at 10:00am

Does anyone believe UMass Amherst is a hotbed of racism? This is ridiculous.

The College Fix reports:

UMass Amherst students, faculty rally for ‘...

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Virginia HS Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Transgender Student’s Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by    Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8:00am 12/10/2018 at 8:00am

Welcome to the brave new world. Embrace newspeak or suffer the consequences.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports:

Virginia high school teacher fired for refusing to use transgender student’s new pronouns

A Virginia high school teacher was fired Thursday for refusing to use a transgender student’s new pronouns, a case believed to be the first of...

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Student Govt. at Michigan State Wants Non-Citizens to Vote

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Posted by    Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/9/2018 at 1:30pm
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What other country has this problem? Where else are young people demanding rights like these for non-citizens?

Campus Reform reports:

Michigan State student gov: Let non-citizens vote

The Michigan State University student government passed two resolutions, 55-23 and 55-24, on Thursday, calling on state and local government...

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Irish Lecturer Stabbed to Death at University in Paris for Showing Drawing of Mohammed During Class

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Posted by    Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/9/2018 at 12:00pm
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A 66 year-old Irish lecturer was stabbed to death in Paris this week, outside the Leonardo de Vinci private university by a Pakistani student who believed he had insulted Mohammed. The suspect was arrested at the scene.

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Student Govt. at Ohio State Wants Resident Advisors to Undergo LGBT Training

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Posted by    Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 11:30am 12/9/2018 at 11:30am
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The left sure loves requiring people to undergo different forms of training.

The College Fix reports:

Student government demands that resident advisors be forced to undergo LGBT training

Ohio State University’s student government recently passed a resolution that demanded the university require its residential advisors to undergo LGBT-centric “Safe Zone” training “prior to interactions...

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