Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 20)
 

Erasing History Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 8:00am 9/29/2018 at 8:00am
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The campus left is systematically going after any historic markers deemed problematic.

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Justice Department Now Investigating Yale for Discrimination Against Asian-Americans

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Posted by    Friday, September 28, 2018 at 2:00pm 9/28/2018 at 2:00pm

Fascinating that Yale is now facing allegations similar to the ones made against Harvard.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Justice Department opens investigation into Yale for discrimination against Asian-Americans

The Departments of Justice and Education have opened an investigation into Yale University’s admission practices to determine if the school has been illegally discriminating against Asian-American...

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UC Santa Cruz Seeks Paid Social Justice ‘Activist in Residence’

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Posted by    Friday, September 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/28/2018 at 12:00pm

Is this the beginning of a new pointless administrator class like the diversity administrators?

Campus Reform reports:

College seeks paid social justice activist

The University of California, Santa Cruz is seeking to pay a social justice activist from outside of...

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UCLA Officials Don’t Want to Discuss New Diversity Requirement for Faculty

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Posted by    Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:00am 9/28/2018 at 10:00am

Many people who live in the academic bubble have no idea how insane the progressive agenda looks to those on the outside.

The College Fix reports:

UCLA officials refuse to discuss new faculty diversity requirement

Over the past few weeks The College Fix has reached out to numerous people in numerous departments at the...

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Conflicting Signals as to Republican-Democrat Voter Enthusiasm for Midterms

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Posted by    Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:00am 9/28/2018 at 7:00am
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Voters in the left are extremely motivated to vote in the midterms this November. They are driven by rage. They’re angry that they lost the 2016 election, they’re angry that they’re losing control of the Supreme Court, and they hate Trump with the fire of a thousand suns.

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U. Texas Alum Starts Facebook Group to Document Left Wing Insanity at the School

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/26/2018 at 12:00pm

This needs to happen at more schools. Alums are also donors and they have a lot of power.

The College Fix reports:

Fed up University of Texas alum starts Facebook group to ‘Stop the Insanity at UT’

A University of Texas alumnus, fed up with liberal bias at his alma mater, has harnessed the...

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NC Woman Arrested for Sheltering Animals Rescued From Hurricane Without a License

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 11:00am 9/26/2018 at 11:00am
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A North Carolina woman named Tammie Hedges was arrested this week for sheltering animals that were rescued during Hurricane Florence. Her crime? Running an unlicensed animal shelter. This is absolutely outrageous.

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Profs Allow Students to Attend ‘Moment of Silence’ for Kavanaugh Accusers

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00am 9/26/2018 at 10:00am

This happened at Mississippi State. It’s reminiscent of the madness we saw after the 2016 election.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Class canceled, students excused for Kavanaugh accusers ‘moment of silence’

At least two professors at Mississippi State University canceled class or excused students for a planned “moment of silence” for the women accusing Supreme...

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Female Student Drops ‘Slut-Shaming’ Lawsuit Against U. Cincinnati

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 8:00am 9/26/2018 at 8:00am

What essentially happened here, is that a female student is being held to the same standards as male students. That was a big problem for some reason.

Cincinnati.com reports:

Female student drops ‘slut-shaming’ lawsuit against University of Cincinnati

A lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati filed by a female student who was suspended over...

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Gallup Poll: Republicans Reach Highest Favorability in Seven Years

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 7:00am 9/26/2018 at 7:00am
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We’re now just a matter of weeks away from the 2018 midterms and the Republican party just got a very positive piece of news. According to a new Gallup poll, the GOP has reached its highest approval rating since 2011.

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Yale Law Profs Cancel Classes so Students Can Protest Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/25/2018 at 12:00pm

Wouldn’t it make more sense to use the topic as a springboard for a legal discussion in class?

FOX News reports:

Yale Law School professors cancel class as students protest Kavanaugh nomination

Several Yale Law School professors cancelled classes Monday to accommodate students who wanted to protest President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Judge...

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Judge Rules State Must Pay for Gender Transition Surgery of U. Wisconsin Employees

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 10:00am 9/25/2018 at 10:00am

Why should the state (taxpayers) have to fund anyone’s elective surgery?

The College Fix reports:

Judge: State must pay for U. Wisconsin employees’ transgender transition surgeries

A federal judge has ordered the state of Wisconsin to pay costs associated with University of Wisconsin transgender employees’ transition surgeries.

According to a report in the Journal Sentinel,...

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Tulane U. Announces Mandatory ‘Race and Inclusion’ Course for Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 8:00am 9/25/2018 at 8:00am

Students have to be taught that they are all victims or oppressors, right?

Campus Reform reports:

Tulane mandates new students take “Race and Inclusion” course

Tulane University now requires all incoming students to enroll in a “Race and Inclusion” course, a new addition to the curriculum that has been condemned by some students for...

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Community College in Texas Clarifies ‘Free Speech Zone’ Policy After Pressure

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Posted by    Monday, September 24, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/24/2018 at 12:00pm

Free speech zones are a joke. Why are colleges even allowed to use them?

Campus Reform reports:

College clarifies free speech zone policy amid mounting pressure

A community college in Texas clarified its policy on free speech zones after more than three months of questioning from concerned students and Campus Reform.

Lone Star College-Tomball, a...

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Stanford Erasing Priest’s Name from Campus Over ‘Violence Against Native Americans’

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Posted by    Monday, September 24, 2018 at 10:00am 9/24/2018 at 10:00am

I don’t know much about the history of Father Junipero Serra of California, but the charges against him are part of a growing trend on college campuses.

The College Fix reports:

Citing ‘violence against California Native Americans,’ Stanford to ax Junipero Serra’s name...

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College in Iowa Hosts ‘White Privilege Symposium’ for Students and Educators

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Posted by    Monday, September 24, 2018 at 8:00am 9/24/2018 at 8:00am

What purpose does this serve, other than continuing to divide people by race?

The Washington Examiner reports:

College hosts ‘White Privilege Symposium’ to find out ‘Where did white people come from?’

This month, Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, hosted a “White Privilege Symposium” for students and educators, offering crash courses on topics...

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Enrollment at University of Montana is Lowest in Twenty-Five Years

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Posted by    Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:30pm 9/23/2018 at 1:30pm

We’re going to see more reports like this over the next decade.

The Missoulian reports:

7.6 percent decline puts University of Montana enrollment at lowest in 25 years

The University of Montana saw a 7.6 percent drop in enrollment from last fall to this fall, according to its latest census enrollment report.

It marks the...

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