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University of Chicago Students Threaten to Withhold Tuition if it isn’t Cut in Half

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 11:30am 4/25/2020 at 11:30am

There is another alternative here. These students could just drop out or enroll somewhere else.

Campus Reform reports:

Hundreds of UChicago students threaten to withhold tuition

If the University of Chicago doesn’t cut tuition in half for the duration of the pandemic crisis, hundreds of students are threatening to withhold tuition payments for the...

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Harvard Report Suggests U.S. Must Increase Testing by 13,200 Percent to Reopen Economy

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30am 4/25/2020 at 9:30am
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The goalposts keep getting moved, and this number seems a bit excessive, don’t you think?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard report says U.S. needs to increase testing by 13,200% in order to reopen economy

A new research paper out of Harvard argues that the United States will need to increase the number of COVID-19...

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Fishy Financial Aid Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00am 4/25/2020 at 8:00am
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The big story of the week was Harvard temporarily getting stimulus funds and Trump’s reaction.

But Harvard was in the news...

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St. Olaf College Allegedly Giving Graduation Ceremony Priority to LGBT and Minority Students

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Posted by    Friday, April 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 4/24/2020 at 12:00pm

If true, it’s not a surprise. St. Olaf College has proved itself to be a hotbed for social justice activism in recent years.

The Washington Examiner reports:

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University of Kentucky Furloughing 1,700 Workers Due to Coronavirus Crisis

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Posted by    Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10:00am 4/24/2020 at 10:00am

It’s amazing how many schools were already so financially fragile that they’ve had to react to this so quickly.

NBC News in Lexington reports:

University of Ky furloughing 1,700...

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Media Hate Narrative: Trump Killing His Own Elderly Voters Could Swing Election

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Posted by    Friday, April 24, 2020 at 9:00am 4/24/2020 at 9:00am
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If you’ve spent any time on Twitter during the Coronavirus crisis, you may have noticed that some people on the left seem to enjoy fantasizing about the deaths of Trump supporters and how it could impact the election.

This comes from the same people who like to say Trump...

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Critics Slam Harvard Medical School for Asking Students to Volunteer to Help Fight Coronavirus

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Posted by    Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:00am 4/24/2020 at 8:00am
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Why was there such a harsh reaction to this? Isn’t this the chosen field of these students?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard Medical School blasted for asking students...

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Andrew Cuomo to Economic Protesters: ‘Get a Job as an Essential Worker’

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 3:00pm 4/23/2020 at 3:00pm
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was asked by a reporter on Wednesday about the people protesting to reopen the economy. To her credit, the journalist pressed Cuomo on the very real concerns of these people.

His response was less than reassuring.

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Johns Hopkins University Announcing Pay Cuts and Laying Off Faculty

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 12:30pm 4/23/2020 at 12:30pm

This shows that it’s not just small schools which are being affected by this crisis.

FOX News in Baltimore reports:

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Betsy DeVos Advises Colleges Not to Give Stimulus Funds to Undocumented Students

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 10:30am 4/23/2020 at 10:30am
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The left already hates Betsy DeVos, and this will only increase that, but it’s the right thing to do.

Campus Reform reports:

Betsy DeVos tells colleges not to give coronavirus aid to illegal immigrants

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued guidance Tuesday reminding colleges that financial assistance provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...

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Harvard Now Says it Won’t Accept Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Funds

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 8:30am 4/23/2020 at 8:30am
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This is the right thing to do but remember they basically had to be shamed into it.

FOX News reports:

Harvard won’t ‘seek or accept’ federal stimulus money after calls from Trump to return cash

Harvard University announced in a statement Wednesday that it will no longer “seek or accept” aid from the CARES...

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Public Universities in Maine Plan to Reopen Campuses This Fall

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 12:00pm 4/22/2020 at 12:00pm

The thinking here is that the schools have rural campuses and will maintain social distancing.

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‘You Guys Are Pravda’ — CNN stages Chris Cuomo Emerging From Quarantine, but He Previously Went Out

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 11:00am 4/22/2020 at 11:00am
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When CNN’s critics say it isn’t a news network, they are not exaggerating. Chris Cuomo has been broadcasting from his basement for weeks while quarantining after he came down with Coronavirus.

Yesterday, they made a huge show of Cuomo emerging from his basement after being cleared by health officials.

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VIDEO: President Trump Says Harvard Must Pay Back Coronavirus Stimulus Money

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 10:00am 4/22/2020 at 10:00am
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We recently noted that Harvard is getting millions in Coronavirus stimulus, despite their massive endowment. Trump commented yesterday that Harvard is going to pay back the money.

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In Midst of Crisis While Paying Student Refunds, University Hires Diversity Administrator

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 8:00am 4/22/2020 at 8:00am

Some institutions deserve to fail. It is astounding that Salisbury University would hire a diversity administrator at this time.

The College Fix reports:

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Stacey Abrams Criticizes GA Gov. Brian Kemp’s Plan to Reopen State as ‘Dangerously Incompetent’

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 3:00pm 4/21/2020 at 3:00pm
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We recently pointed out that Stacey Abrams is now campaigning to be Joe Biden’s running mate. Naturally, she has to have an opinion on when Georgia’s economy should be reopened, and of course, it’s negative.

At least she is finally acknowledging she is not the governor of Georgia.

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Stanford Considering Possibility of Reopening Campus in 2021

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 12:00pm 4/21/2020 at 12:00pm

Boston University is also entertaining this idea. Seems like a drastic measure.

Campus Reform reports:

Stanford provost flirts with 2021 return to campus

While many universities have closed for the remainder of the spring semester and are contemplating when to begin classes again, Stanford University hasn’t eliminated the possibility of not beginning until...

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