Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 3)
 

Student Group at Rice University Demands Non-Residential ‘Black House’

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10:00am 6/24/2020 at 10:00am

The group has other demands, such as the removal of the founder’s statue.

FOX News reports:

Rice University student group demands ‘Black House,’ better ID photos, statue removal

A student group at Rice University in Houston, Texas, is “demanding” the administration fund a “non-residential Black House” on campus, as well as remove a prominent...

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U. Chicago Prof Who Criticized ‘Defund the Police’ Cleared of Wrongdoing

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 8:00am 6/24/2020 at 8:00am

Naturally, some people on the left are outraged about this.

The College Fix reports:

Woke scolds outraged as UChicago professor cleared of wrongdoing for cr...

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Harvard Hires Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/23/2020 at 12:00pm

Diversity and inclusion is now its own industry within higher education. How long before it becomes a major?

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Charleston to Serve as Harvard’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Sherri A. Charleston will serve as Harvard’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer beginning August 1, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Monday.

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Michigan State University Cutting Faculty Pay Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 10:00am 6/23/2020 at 10:00am

There is more of this coming to many schools across the country.

MLive reports:

Citing coronavirus, Michigan State University cuts pay for professors and faculty

Michigan State University is cutting pay for professors and other faculty members for at least a year due...

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Andrew Cuomo Calls Criticism of Deadly Nursing Home Policy a ‘Political Charade’

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 9:00am 6/23/2020 at 9:00am
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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to put people infected with Coronavirus into nursing homes caused thousands of deaths. It will be remembered as one of the worst decisions made during this pandemic.

It’s shocking that he would brush this off as politics, but that’s just what he’s done.

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Prof Who Offered Advice on Toppling Obelisks Now Wants ‘Ancient Aliens’ Canceled

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 8:00am 6/23/2020 at 8:00am
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It’s shocking that a professor would offer advice like this. And now she has decided that the ‘Ancient Aliens’ show on the History Channel is racist.

The College Fix reports:

Prof who gave advice on toppling obelisks now wants show ‘Ancient Aliens’ canned

The professor who recently showed protesters how to pull down obelisks...

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Bust of George Washington Toppled at George Washington University

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Posted by    Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/22/2020 at 12:00pm

This is just sickening. Remember when the left told us this was all about Confederate statues? They lied.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Stunning image’ shows ‘toppled’ George Washington statue at GWU

A number of crimes have taken place in Washington, D.C. in recent weeks as rioters ravaged...

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Music Workshops at U. Illinois to Focus on Black Lives Matter and White Supremacy

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Posted by    Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00am 6/22/2020 at 10:00am

This is another example of progressive politics eclipsing the pursuit of scholarship.

The College Fix reports:

U. Illinois music workshops to focus on Black Lives Matter, white supremacy

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be holding a pair of race-based workshops for its School of Music students next month.

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Jewish Student at UMass Was Called a Nazi for Being a Conservative Trump Supporter

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Posted by    Monday, June 22, 2020 at 8:00am 6/22/2020 at 8:00am

This story is so outrageous. The student in question was allegedly targeted by members of the faculty as well as graduate students.

Ziva Dahl writes at the American Spectator:

University Targets Its Own Student for ‘White Supremacy’

Louis Shenker wouldn’t win a popularity contest on any progressive campus. He is Jewish, a conservative, an...

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Student Newspaper at Syracuse U. Fires Columnist for Calling Institutional Racism a Myth

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 4:00pm 6/21/2020 at 4:00pm
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The Daily Orange has confirmed that it fired a student for publishing the column at LifeZette.

The left is enforcing ideological purity. No dissenting opinion is allowed.

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28 Student Athletes at Clemson U. Test Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 11:30am 6/21/2020 at 11:30am

The good news here is that most of the cases were asymptomatic.

FOX News reports:

Clemson athletics sees 28 positive coronavirus cases, nearly all from football team: report

Clemson athletics has been hit hard by the coronavirus with 28 student-athletes testing positive since returning to campus earlier this month, the university said Friday.

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VP for Research at Michigan State U. Forced to Resign After Blog Posts Deemed ‘Racist’

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 10:00am 6/21/2020 at 10:00am
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Dr. Stephen Hsu is a professor of theoretical physics at Michigan State University, where he also served as the vice president for research and innovation. He is now one of the latest casualties of the manic cancel culture currently gripping academia.

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U. Georgia Marching Band Will No Longer Play Signature ‘Gone With the Wind’ Song

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 9:30am 6/21/2020 at 9:30am

This is the American left’s cultural revolution. Many traditions will be lost.

Campus Reform reports:

UGA marching band will no longer play ‘Gone With the Wind’ song

The University of Georgia’s marching band will no longer play its signature piece because it is featured in the 1939 film “Gone With the Wind,” which depicts...

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The Left Declares War on America Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 8:00am 6/21/2020 at 8:00am
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This is no longer about the Confederacy and likely never was. It’s about America.

Anyone who questions the narrative is canceled.

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Prof Sues University for Destroying His Reputation With ‘Sex for Grades’ Investigation

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 3:30pm 6/20/2020 at 3:30pm

This would be a nightmare for anyone. It turned out the professor was basically being blackmailed.

The College Fix reports:

Professor sues university for $7.9 million for destroying reputation with baseless grades-for-sex...

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U. Notre Dame Braces for Possible $100 Million Dollar Loss Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/20/2020 at 1:30pm

The financial impact of this will be felt by some schools for years, if they make it.

The South Bend Tribune reports:

University of Notre Dame braces for estimated $100 million loss because of coronavirus pandemic

The University of Notre Dame was in a strong financial position before the coronavirus pandemic. Now, it faces...

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NYPD Might Call in Sick on July 4th to Give NYC ‘Independence’ from Police

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/20/2020 at 12:00pm
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Some people in the NYPD are apparently sick of all the anti-police sentiment out there today. A couple of flyers being passed around by officers suggest that members of the force call in sick on July 4th to give the city the independence from police it apparently craves.

There are so many...

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