Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 3)
 

Nazi Imagery in Production of ‘The Sound of Music’ at Performing Arts School Causes Furor

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Posted by    Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 9:30am 12/9/2018 at 9:30am

It’s not as if you can skip on that. It’s a central part of the story. You would think people knew this.

The New York Daily News reports:

Furor over Nazi symbols in ‘Sound of Music’ play at NYC’s elite ‘Fame’ performing arts high school

The hills are alive … with the sound of...

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Diminishing Democrats Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 8:00am 12/9/2018 at 8:00am
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The Democratic field for 2020 will be huge but some potential players are already hitting roadblocks.

This is just sad.

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Minnesota State Prof Claims the Virgin Mary Didn’t Give Consent

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Posted by    Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/8/2018 at 1:30pm

This professor obviously wants everyone to get into the Christmas spirit, higher education style.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof: Virgin Mary didn’t give consent

A Minnesota professor suggested in a series of tweets that the Virgin Mary did not consent to the conception of Jesus Christ and suggested that God may have acted in a...

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College Student Runs for Public Office and Meets the Corrupt Chicago Machine

https://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/as-seen-on/dollars-and-sense-investigation-496799931.html
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Posted by    Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/8/2018 at 12:00pm
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UMass Boston Teach-In Week Features 26 Events Promoting Social Justice

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Posted by    Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:30am 12/8/2018 at 11:30am

Social justice is becoming a central concept in education at all levels. There will come a point where it’s just a basic requirement.

The College Fix reports:

Weeklong teach-in at UMass Boston features 26 events promoting social justice

Scholars with the University of Massachusetts Boston recently held a weeklong teach-in that featured some 26...

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Gender Studies Scholars Claim Their Field is Under Attack

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Posted by    Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9:30am 12/8/2018 at 9:30am

Now that Hungary has given gender studies the boot, others are starting to question the field’s legitimacy.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Global Attack on Gender Studies

The decision by the Hungarian government earlier this fall to withdraw accreditation from gender studies programs — a full-frontal governmental assault on an academic discipline — sent shock...

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Advanced Victimology Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8:00am 12/8/2018 at 8:00am
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Higher education is now obsessed oppressors and victims, especially as it relates to gender.

And if you’re not being oppressed racially, you can just make...

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Instapundit: “Twitter… is primarily a tool for getting people angry and letting them focus their anger on a particular target”

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Posted by    Friday, December 7, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/7/2018 at 2:00pm
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During the funeral for George H.W. Bush, Trump was spotted not reciting the Apostle’s Creed and leftists on Twitter used it as an opportunity to bash him.

Professor Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit appeared on the Martha MacCallum show Thursday night to talk about this and used it as an example of why...

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U. Pittsburgh Arts Department Offers LGBT Coloring Books to Students in Library

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Posted by    Friday, December 7, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/7/2018 at 12:00pm

Aren’t coloring books a little insulting to people who are there to get a college education? Obviously, this was just a political stunt.

Campus Reform reports:

UPitt art center pencils in LGBT-themed coloring books

The University of Pittsburgh Arts Department is now offering students LGBT-themed coloring books in the Frick Fine Arts Library.

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Stanford Frat, Which Was Advised to Remove American Flag, Gets a Bigger One

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Posted by    Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10:00am 12/7/2018 at 10:00am

This fraternity was told that they could improve their public image by removing an American flag from their house. Their response will make you proud.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Follow these students’ example: If someone complains about your American flag, get a bigger one

As a story emerges about a Stanford University pooh bah...

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Anti-Israel Vote Goes Down in Flames at Ohio State University

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Posted by    Friday, December 7, 2018 at 8:00am 12/7/2018 at 8:00am

The anti-Israel BDS movement just suffered another major blow.

The College Fix reports:

Anti-Israel divestment vote fails spectacularly at Ohio State

When students have to attach their names, the vote goes a little differently.

Ten months after approving a watered-down anti-Israel...

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College Students and Profs Sign Letter Calling CNN Racist for Firing Marc Lamont Hill

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Posted by    Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/6/2018 at 12:00pm
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It’s funny to see CNN become the target of something they have accused so many others of being.

Campus Reform reports:

Profs, students: CNN ‘racist’ for Marc Lamont Hill firing

More than 500 students, nearly 200 professors, and dozens of student groups have signed a letter to CNN, condemning the media titan’s firing of...

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University Dean Wants Students to Say ‘Freshmores’ Instead of ‘Freshmen’

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Posted by    Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:00am 12/6/2018 at 10:00am

The thinking here is that ‘freshmores’ is more inclusive because it doesn’t contain the word ‘men.’

The College Fix reports:

Dean urges students to use ‘freshmores’ instead of ‘freshmen’ to be more inclusive

Around the Honors College at Appalachian State, you may hear a different way of labeling first-year college students. While they’re commonly...

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Climate Change Champion Bernie Sanders Has Massive Carbon Footprint

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Posted by    Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 9:00am 12/6/2018 at 9:00am
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The only thing Bernie Sanders likes more than vilifying ‘millionaires and billionaires’ is talking about the imminent danger of climate change. He has frequently lambasted President Trump and Republicans for failing to take the issue seriously.

But now we learn that like many people on the left, Bernie has a massive carbon...

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U. Montana Western Speech Code Forbids ‘Mean and Nasty’ Speech

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Posted by    Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 8:00am 12/6/2018 at 8:00am

When you place these types of restrictions on speech, someone has to be in charge of deciding what qualifies as mean or nasty.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

University Speech Code Bans ‘Mean’ Speech

We’ve moved on from using the term “hate speech” to describe wide swaths of speech we don’t like...

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Students Suspended From Participating in Frat for One Year Over Offensive Halloween Costumes

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/5/2018 at 12:00pm

This happened at Bowling Green State. The story below notes that this is basically a violation of free speech.

Campus Reform reports:

University suspends fraternity members over constitutionally protected speech

Bowling Green State University suspended nine students from participating in a fraternity for one year following a Halloween costume incident.

The nine Pi Kappa Alpha...

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Lawsuit Alleges Harvard Dean Tried to Blackmail All-Male Clubs With Sexual Assault Claims

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:00am 12/5/2018 at 10:00am

This is amazing. Students are saying the dean met with them under false pretenses, explicitly threatened them with sexual assault claims, and that it would “help” if they went co-ed.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard dean threatened to blackmail all-male clubs with sexual assault claims: lawsuit

If Harvard is looking to throw an administrator...

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