Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 21)
 

Former President of American University Warns of ‘Ideological Fascism’ on Campuses

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Posted by    Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:00am 11/1/2019 at 11:00am

This warning is coming years too late but it’s still important. We need more people to speak out in this way.

FOX News reports:

Former university president warns of ‘ideological fascism’ on campuses: ‘We’ve created a monster’

College campuses in 2019 are implementing thought control and ideological fascism rather than championing free speech, former...

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Impeachment Crazy CNN Already Measuring White House Drapes for President Pelosi

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Posted by    Friday, November 1, 2019 at 10:00am 11/1/2019 at 10:00am

It’s not an exaggeration to say that CNN is excited about the prospect of impeaching Trump. Their programming is beyond biased, it’s all anti-Trump, all the time.

But a recently published piece on their site was over the top even for them.

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Georgetown U. Creating Reparations Fund to Benefit Descendants of Slaves Sold by School

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Posted by    Friday, November 1, 2019 at 9:00am 11/1/2019 at 9:00am

Students at Georgetown voted in favor of this last spring. It’ll be fascinating to see how much gets paid out to the beneficiaries.

ABC News reports:

Georgetown University announces reparations fund to benefit descendants of slaves once sold by the school

Georgetown University announced on Tuesday it will create a fund that could generate...

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Ohio State University Now Offering Certificate in ‘Diversity’

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Posted by    Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/31/2019 at 12:00pm

When I created the attached image, the idea of ‘diversity studies’ was a joke. Now it’s becoming a real thing.

The College Fix reports:

Ohio State University to offer new ‘diversity’ certificate

Ohio State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin offering a 12-hour “interdisciplinary diversity, equity and inclusion” certificate which aims to...

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Binghamton University Students Hold ‘Die-in’ to Protest Fossil Fuels

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Posted by    Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:00am 10/31/2019 at 10:00am

If we did away with fossil fuels tomorrow, most people would be living in awful Stone Age conditions, including these students.

Campus Reform reports:

Students hold ‘die-in’ to protest fossil fuels — ‘stuff that literally kills people’

Students at B...

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U. Michigan Settles Lawsuit Challenging Bias Response Teams, Agrees to Changes

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Posted by    Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 9:00am 10/31/2019 at 9:00am

A group called Speech First has been engaged in a legal battle with the University of Michigan for months. Speech First went after the school over their speech codes and use of a so-called bias response team.

Now it appears they have reached a settlement.

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VIDEO: Actor Max von Sydow Says He Has ‘Heard From’ Deceased Director Ingmar Bergman Many Times

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Posted by    Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 8:00am 10/31/2019 at 8:00am
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This is something fun for Halloween that I noticed while perusing videos on YouTube. You may know Max von Sydow from his performance in ‘The Exorcist’ and many other films.

In this 2012 interview he did with Charlie Rose, they are talking about skepticism towards spirituality and he claims that he has...

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Scientists at Harvard Achieve ‘Breakthrough’ in Production of Fake Meat

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/30/2019 at 12:00pm

Does anyone else find the notion or ‘fake meat’ a little gross?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard scientists achieve ‘breakthrough’ in manufacturing fake meat

The Harvard Crimson reports that scientists at the Ivy League university have achieved a “breakthrough” in the production of lab-grown fake meat, reportedly creating a mock meat substance with a...

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In Reversal, University’s Music School Cancels China Tour Over Exclusion of South Korean Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00am 10/30/2019 at 10:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the well known orchestras at the music school of the University of Rochester in New York. They came under intense fire this week for excluding South Korean student musicians from a tour in China at the behest of the Chinese government.

The school has now had a...

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Metaphor Alert: Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Front of Empty Store Shelves

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 9:00am 10/30/2019 at 9:00am
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Bernie Sanders appeared in Detroit this week with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) who had just endorsed him. At one point they spoke to the press from inside a food pantry and the optics were rather ironic.

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Student Thinks There’s Too Much Free Speech on Campus After Encountering Pro-Life Group

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:00am 10/30/2019 at 8:00am

The student in this case actually filed a complaint and claimed he felt unsafe on campus.

The College Fix reports:

Student files complaint against pro-life group, saying there’s too much free speech

While walking on the Florida State University campus earlier this year, a student noticed a pro-life group holding signs “advocating for...

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Investigation Launched After Swastikas Found on Campus of Smith College

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/29/2019 at 12:00pm

So, are we to believe there are neo-Nazis at Smith College, or is this more likely a hoax?

Western Mass News reports:

Investigation underway after swastikas found in Smith College buildings

Swastikas were found drawn in buildings at Smith College.

Today, the students and faculty came together to stand with their Jewish community.

The students we...

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Student Newspaper at NYU Pulls Ad Promoting College Republicans Event

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10:00am 10/29/2019 at 10:00am

The event features National Review editor Rich Lowry. The paper was apparently triggered by the word “nationalism” in the title.

Campus Reform reports:

NYU student paper yanks ad promoting College Republicans event

The editor-in-chief of a New York University student newspaper decided at the last minute not to publish a full-page advertisement promoting a...

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University’s Music School Excludes South Korean Students from Tour at China’s Behest

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 9:00am 10/29/2019 at 9:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the orchestras in the music school at the University of Rochester in New York. They embarked on a tour in China, but the Chinese government refused to issue visas for student musicians who are South Korean.

The tour is continuing without them.

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Poll Finds Majority of Students Want Peers to be Punished for Offensive Halloween Costumes

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 8:00am 10/29/2019 at 8:00am

We go through this pretty much every year. Remember when Halloween was fun?

The College Fix reports:

POLL: Majority of students want peers who wear highly offensive Halloween costumes to be punished

A majority of college students say those who wear highly offensive Halloween costumes on campus should be punished, according to a...

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Interim Chancellor at Eastern Carolina U. Resigns Over Alleged Partying With Students

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Posted by    Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/28/2019 at 12:00pm

There are apparently photos of the former chancellor drinking and dancing with students at a bar. To his credit, the guy is taking full responsibility for his actions.

The News and Observer reports:

East Carolina University interim chancellor resigns amid UNC System...

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VIDEO: College Students Want No Part of a Hillary 2020 Presidential Run

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Posted by    Monday, October 28, 2019 at 10:00am 10/28/2019 at 10:00am
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There’s been a ton of speculation lately about Hillary jumping into the 2020 race. College students are not interested.

Campus Reform reports:

College students are ‘sick and tired’ of Hillary Clinton

Amid growing speculation that twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton could make yet a third run for the White House in 2020, Campus Reform’s...

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