Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 30)
 

Columbia University Announces Scholarship Program for Refugees and Displaced Students

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Posted by    Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:00pm 12/5/2019 at 3:00pm

Why didn’t they do this before now? Were there no refugees while Obama was president?

From the Columbia website:

First University-Wide Scholarship Program for Displaced Students

More than 70.8 million people around the world have been forced from their homes by violence, persecution and other human rights violations. Almost 26 million of these individuals...

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New UCLA Course Teaches ‘Storytelling for Social Justice’

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Posted by    Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/5/2019 at 1:00pm

Critics claim this is really just about advancing the left’s political agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA’s ‘Storytelling for Social Justice’ pushes ‘unsubstantiated’, ‘one-sided’ claims, critic says

A course at the University of California-Los Angeles promises to educate students in the ways of “storytelling for social...

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Email Sent to George Washington U. Law Deans Calls for Jonathan Turley’s Removal

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Posted by    Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/5/2019 at 12:00pm
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Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University stood out during the impeachment inquiry hearing on Wednesday by citing history and law, rather than acting as a member of the resistance.

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Math Professor at UC Davis Under Fire for Opposing ‘Diversity Statements’

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Posted by    Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11:00am 12/5/2019 at 11:00am

It’s no surprise that this objection would come from a professor of mathematics. It’s a field where command of the subject matter has no relation to identity.

The College Fix reports:

UC Davis professor under fire...

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Julian Castro and MSNBC Agree: Media Held Kamala Harris to a Different Standard

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/4/2019 at 1:00pm
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Now that Kamala Harris has dropped out of the 2020 race, Julian Castro, whose campaign is also fading fast, is blaming the media in part for holding Harris to a double standard.

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Yale Student Says School is ‘Saturated’ by Left-Wing Ideology

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/4/2019 at 12:00pm

This student’s criticism was sparked by the recent protest at the Harvard/Yale football game.

FOX News reports:

Yale student pushes back on campus culture: School now ‘saturated’ by only left-wing ideology

A Yale student is pushing back against the culture on campus, arguing Monday that students are only being exposed to one set...

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Moody’s Finds 1 in 5 Small Private Colleges Now Facing Financial Stress

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 10:00am 12/4/2019 at 10:00am

The higher ed bubble is real. Could some of these small schools soon be facing closure?

CNBC reports:

The other college debt crisis: Schools are going broke

Small, private liberal arts colleges — a staple of American academia since before the founding of the republic — are colliding with new realities including changing demographics,...

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College Cancels Play That Satirizes the KKK Because it Could Trigger Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8:00am 12/4/2019 at 8:00am

This is a student-directed production but the school feared some of the imagery. What other plays should now be cancelled?

The College Fix reports:

College yanks student-directed play at last minute because it depicts KKK

A private college canceled a student-produced play that satirizes the Ku Klux Klan an hour before its final dress...

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Graduate Students at Harvard Launching Strike

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/3/2019 at 12:00pm

This was always the goal of introducing unions into higher education.

WBUR reports:

Harvard Grad Students Are Set To Strike Tuesday. Here’s Why

Harvard University and more than 4,000 graduate student workers failed to reach agreement on a labor contract during negotiations Monday, setting the stage for an indefinite strike to begin Tuesday at...

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Obsessed Yale Psychiatrist Leads Effort to Declare Trump ‘Dangerous’ as Part of Impeachment Record

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:00am 12/3/2019 at 11:00am
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Yale psychiatrist Bandy Lee and others are trying yet again to use their influence to damage Trump. Lee began accusing Trump of being unfit for office back in May of 2017, then again in January of 2018, and a third time in June of 2019.

Now she is trying to pin her...

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Carnegie Mellon Students Want to Ban Company From Job Fairs Over Ties to ICE

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 10:00am 12/3/2019 at 10:00am

Do these students think ICE was created at the beginning of Trump’s presidency? This was never an issue under Obama.

Campus Reform reports:

Students call on university to ban ICE contractor from campus

Following in the footsteps of other universities...

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Attendance is Light for ‘Adulting’ Courses Offered at Kansas State

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 8:00am 12/3/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a shame more students aren’t taking advantage of these classes, considering the usefulness of the information being shared.

The College Fix reports:

Kansas State ‘adulting’ courses teach students basic life skills. Few are attending.

As students spend much of their young lives working to get into college, some have noticed that their academic...

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Penn State Seeks to Increase Diversity Among STEM Scholars

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5:00pm 12/2/2019 at 5:00pm

This effort doesn’t seem to include intellectual diversity.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports:

Penn State is pushing for more diversity among STEM scholars

Ashley Saunders was exposed to the idea of a doctoral degree in chemistry when her high school teacher, who had one, shared her dissertation on quantum physics.

But Saunders, who is African American,...

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Liberty University Opens New Think Tank to Combat Liberal Distortions of Christianity

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 3:00pm 12/2/2019 at 3:00pm

According to the people involved, there is a push on the left to associate Christianity with socialism.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Liberty University opens Falkirk Center to fight attacks on Jesus, Constitution

Growing concerns in conservative circles that liberals are trying to convert young Christians into socialists by distorting the Bible and U.S. Constitution...

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Prof Charged for Allegedly Sending Herself Threats Over Cancellation of Degree Program

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/2/2019 at 1:00pm

Security measures were put in place to protect the professor over the alleged threats.

The College Fix reports:

Prof charged with sending threats to herself over cancellation of degree program

An Australian...

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The Spartacus Campaign Faces Another Cash Crunch

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:00am 12/2/2019 at 9:00am
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Cory Booker is once again urgently seeking donations to keep his 2020 presidential campaign going. He made a plea during an appearance on Face the Nation on Sunday.

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Former Hillary Aide Still Attacking Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 5:30pm 12/1/2019 at 5:30pm
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Brian Fallon was the press secretary for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign. Now he is the executive director of a far left organization called “Demand Justice” which has repeatedly gone after Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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