Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 28)
 

U. Oklahoma Student Govt. Group Votes to Remove Pledge of Allegiance from Agenda

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 10:00am 10/1/2019 at 10:00am

No problem. End all federal funding to the University of Oklahoma. The student government wouldn’t want any of that dirty money anyway, would they?

Campus Reform reports:

OU student gov scraps Pledge of Allegiance, says it’s ‘incompatible’ with US Constitution

A student government group at the University of Oklahoma passed a resolution removing the...

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Yale Student Says His ‘Entitled’ Colleagues Are Obsessed With Political Protests

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 8:00am 10/1/2019 at 8:00am

Esteban Elizondo is a senior at Yale who believes his fellow students are consumed by their embrace of political protests.

He writes at the New York Post:

Entitled Yale students are sick with ‘protester derangement syndrome’

Sit-ins, hunger strikes...

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Racial Attack Used by Media to Smear Mike Pence’s Wife Revealed as Hoax

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7:00am 10/1/2019 at 7:00am
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A middle school student at Immanuel Christian School in Virginia recently claimed white boys at the school held her down and cut her hair. The media wasted no time trying to pin this controversy to Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, because she works there as a p...

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College Closures Damage the Towns They Leave Behind

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Posted by    Monday, September 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/30/2019 at 12:00pm

College closures can affect an entire community. They grapple with lost jobs, lost revenue, and even a loss of identity.

From the Denver Post:

Former college campuses left to adapt to business loss, redevelopment

As colleges and universities come alive this fall, some campuses sit closed and empty after succumbing to a recent wave...

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President of Harvard Apologizes for Comparing School’s Rich Donors to Freed Slaves

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Posted by    Monday, September 30, 2019 at 10:00am 9/30/2019 at 10:00am

How awkward. What could Lawrence Bacow have been thinking to make such a comparison?

Newsweek reports:

Harvard President Apologizes for Comparing Rich Donors to Freed Slaves in Alumni Meeting

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow is being criticized as “tone deaf” for his Tuesday comparison between slavery and the school’s fundraising efforts among alumni.

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University of California Announces ‘Gender Pronoun Education/Awareness Initiative’

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Posted by    Monday, September 30, 2019 at 8:00am 9/30/2019 at 8:00am

Is there any wonder why Democrats want to make higher education free? It implements the progressive agenda.

The College Fix reports:

U. California system president announces ‘Gender Pronoun Education/Awareness Initiative’

In order to put focus on the “importance of developing and maintaining an inclusive workplace,” the University of California Office of the President (UCOP)...

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Appalachian State Student Newspaper Apologizes for Column That Criticized Social Justice

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Posted by    Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/29/2019 at 1:30pm

There are some things on campus which you’re just not allowed to criticize. This is one of them.

Campus Reform reports:

Campus paper apologizes for anti-social justice op-ed, cites JOURNALISM ETHICS

Appalachian State University’s student newspaper apologized recently for publishing an op-ed...

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Columbia University Bans Marching Band From All Future Athletic Events

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Posted by    Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 11:30am 9/29/2019 at 11:30am

It sounds like there is more to the story than we are being told here. When is the last time you heard of something like this happening?

The Columbia Spectator reports:

Columbia bans marching band from future athletic events, will no longer provide university funding

Three days before the football home opener, Columbia Athletics...

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Maher on Biden-Ukraine: “if Don Jr. did it, it would be all Rachel Maddow was talking about”

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Posted by    Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 10:00am 9/29/2019 at 10:00am
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Bill Maher is a figure of the far left, but every once in a while he calls out his own side for their dishonesty. On his HBO program this weekend, he made a very accurate point about the left’s double standard on Hunter Biden and Ukraine.

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Poll Finds Almost Half of College Students Value Creating an Inclusive Society Over Freedom of Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 9:30am 9/29/2019 at 9:30am

This shift didn’t happen by accident. This generation has been taught these values.

Christian Headlines reports:

College Students Want Inclusive Society over Freedom of Speech, Poll Finds

A recent poll found that nearly half of...

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Democrat Impeachment Theater Week at Legal Insurrection

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFdz3u7DIG4
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Posted by    Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 8:00am 9/29/2019 at 8:00am
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I am calling this theater because that’s all it is. Even if the House really pulls the trigger on this, it’s going to die in the Senate.

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College Student Scares Off Potential Sex Attacker by Pretending to be Autistic

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/28/2019 at 1:30pm

Quick thinking on this student’s part may have saved her from a horrible attack. What an amazing story.

FOX News reports:

New York college student pretends to be autistic, scares off sexual offender like ‘she had seen on television’

A quick-thinking college student scared off a sexual deviant who broke into her New York...

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Hillsdale College to Offer Master’s Degree in Government at New DC Location

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:30am 9/28/2019 at 11:30am

Hillsdale is one of the only colleges in America that openly embraces conservatism.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Hillsdale College Expands to Capitol Hill

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College Republicans in Connecticut Raise Alarm on Campus Harassment Over Political Views

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00am 9/28/2019 at 10:00am
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The Connecticut Federation of College Republicans held a press conference on Thursday, during which they claimed conservative students are being singled out on Connecticut campuses over their political views.

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Plan to Offer ‘Free’ College in New Mexico Met With Opposition

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:30am 9/28/2019 at 9:30am

Critics say the price tag supporters are low-balling the real cost which will be much higher.

The College Fix reports:

Free college tuition plan in New Mexico meets with opposition

A new plan to provide free college to all New Mexico residents is under fire by a taxpayer watchdog group and o...

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Political Football Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:00am 9/28/2019 at 8:00am
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Bad news everyone. Pete Buttigieg has some issues with college football.

In other football news…

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Yale Students Stage Walkout to Demand Divestment From Fossil Fuels

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Posted by    Friday, September 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Someone needs to explain to these students that America is finally energy independent, and that it’s a great thing.

The College Fix reports:

‘Hundreds’ of...

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