Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 30)
 

Hamilton College Now Offering Course Which Promotes Social Justice Through Teaching

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/19/2018 at 12:00pm

Just think of this as trickle-down indoctrination. Also know that it is becoming ever more common.

Campus Reform reports:

NY college offers course on promoting social justice through teaching

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U. Iowa Reportedly Exempts Race-Based Clubs from Discrimination Rules to Provide Safe Space

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 10:00am 12/19/2018 at 10:00am

A Christian group on campus claims they are held to a very different standard.

The College Fix reports:

Public university admits it exempts race-based clubs from discrimination rules to give them a ‘safe space’

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RIP – Penny Marshall Passes Away at 75

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 9:00am 12/19/2018 at 9:00am
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TV star turned film director Penny Marshall passed away on Tuesday at 75 due to complications from diabetes. As a performer, she was a natural in comedy, as a director she enjoyed even more success, and her career spanned decades.

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Women’s College in MA Rejects Female Symbol for Being ‘Offensive’

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 8:00am 12/19/2018 at 8:00am

The problem here is that some students and alums don’t identify as women.

The Daily Wire reports:

‘Gender-Diverse Women’s College’ Won’t Use Female Gender Symbol Because It’s ‘Offensive’

A Massachusetts all-women’s college found out the hard way that any attempt to include anything relating to gender or sex will be met with scorn in...

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Liberal Law Prof Who Supports Due Process on Campus Now Getting Threats

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/18/2018 at 12:00pm
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Lara Bazelon runs a legal clinic which provides support mainly to minority students but her support of due process has angered many people on the left.

The College Fix reports:

This professor started a legal clinic for black students accused of rape. She’s getting threats.

When Lara Bazelon got a referral from a fellow...

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Universities Hide Information on Funding from Nation of Qatar

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10:00am 12/18/2018 at 10:00am

Someone should notify the nearest campus outrage mob.

The Daily Caller reports:

Elite Universities Hide Information on Funding From Ultraconservative Nation of Qatar

The nation of Qatar, a Sharia-law monarchy that has been accused of trying to influence other countries’ governments, gave $1 billion to elite American universities since 2011, according to Department of...

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Free Speech Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against University of Texas

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 8:00am 12/18/2018 at 8:00am

Speech First is an organization like FIRE, in that they combat abuses of free speech rights on college campuses. Now they have set their sights on the University of Texas.

From their website:

Speech First Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Four University of Texas Policies That Chill Student Speech

Speech First, a nonprofit membership association...

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Tom Perez and DNC at War With State Democratic Parties Over Voter Data

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 7:00am 12/18/2018 at 7:00am
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A major fight is unfolding in the Democratic party over voter data. Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez wants to centralize the information in a large central database. But many state-level Democrats see this as a power grab and want to maintain their own data.

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Rock Band Metallica Donates a Million Dollars to Ten Community Colleges

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Posted by    Monday, December 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/17/2018 at 12:00pm

Each school chosen will receive $100,000 to support students who are going into trades and workforce programs. This is pretty awesome of the band.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Metallica Donates $1 Million to 10 Community Colleges

Hall of Fame rock band Metallica is donating $1 million to 10 community colleges across the country as...

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‘Network of Concerned Academics’ Believes ‘Right Wing’ is Threat to Education

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Posted by    Monday, December 17, 2018 at 10:00am 12/17/2018 at 10:00am

This group apparently believes the free speech crisis on college campuses has been manufactured by conservatives.

The College Fix reports:

New ‘Network of Concerned Academics’ rallies against the ‘right-wing’

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CUNY ‘Integrity Expert’ Fired for Allegedly Yanking Female Student’s Ponytail

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Posted by    Monday, December 17, 2018 at 8:00am 12/17/2018 at 8:00am

Before you feel too bad for this guy, read the story below. He was double-dipping by collecting a salary and a pension.

The Daily Mail reports:

CUNY’s integrity expert is fired from his teaching position after ‘yanking a female student’s ponytail’ months after investigators looked into allegations of double-dipping

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Catholic University Prof Fired Over Sexual Relationship With Grad Student

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/16/2018 at 1:30pm

This shouldn’t be a surprise, it’s just a Catholic school acting like a Catholic school for once.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Professor Fired Over Relationship

Catholic University announced Thursday that it has fired Step...

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Washington State Stocks Men’s Bathrooms With Free Menstrual Products

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 11:30am 12/16/2018 at 11:30am

This is an obvious effort to virtue signal support for trans students.

Campus Reform reports:

WSU stocks men’s bathrooms with FREE menstrual products

In an effort to demonstrate its “commitment to inclusivity,” Washington State University has begun stocking men’s restrooms with free menstrual products.

The initiative is one of many focusing on “improving the transgender...

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College Student Running for Office Finally Beats the Chicago Machine

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 10:00am 12/16/2018 at 10:00am
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We recently told you the story of David Krupa, a DePaul University student who is running for an alderman seat in Chicago which hasn’t been challenged since 1991.

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Georgetown Faculty Passes Proposal to Ban Firearms From Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 9:30am 12/16/2018 at 9:30am

As we know, no one ever attacks a gun free zone. Right?

The College Fix reports:

Georgetown faculty passes proposal calling for firearms ban

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Progressive Privilege Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 8:00am 12/16/2018 at 8:00am
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Comedian Kevin Hart lost his Oscars gig for old tweets with gay jokes but somehow Mika Brzezinski still has her job after insulting the Secretary of State with a gay slur. Mika has since apologized but strangely, her apology didn’t include Mike Pompeo.

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American University Yoga Group Disbands Over Complaints of Cultural Appropriation

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Posted by    Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/15/2018 at 1:30pm

The problems began when a student complained to the school’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion. What a surprise.

The Washington Examiner reports:

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