Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 32)
 

Student Govt. Officials at University of Pennsylvania Push for Mandatory Diversity Training

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Posted by    Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00am 9/19/2019 at 10:00am

They want this for themselves and everyone else. Have you noticed this is almost always mandatory?

The College Fix reports:

Student government officials want internal training to help them understand ‘diversity and bias’

Representatives of the student government at the University of Pennsylvania are pushing for mandatory diversity training for themselves and their colleagues,...

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Trump Reelection Campaign Launches ‘Make Campus Great Again’ Program

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Posted by    Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 8:00am 9/19/2019 at 8:00am

The College Democrats are apparently not happy about this.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

Trump Victory Launches ‘Make Campus Great Again’ Event, Democrats Pounce

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign launched a “Make Campus Great Again” program for the fall, and College Democrats aren’t happy about it.

The program kicked...

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Wild Turkey Killed for Harassing People on University of Michigan Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/18/2019 at 12:00pm

Wild turkeys can be very aggressive and this one was clearly a menace.

MLive reports:

Turkey accused of harassing joggers at University of Michigan killed by DNR

The University of Michigan’s infamous north campus turkey appears to have strutted its way into the great beyond.

After they were unable to shoo the territorial bird away...

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Columbia University Prof to Deliver Lecture on Microagressions at Washington and Lee U.

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00am 9/18/2019 at 10:00am

Would you pay to hear a lecture like this? Would you even go for free?

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League prof paints ‘microaggressions’ as ‘toxic rain’ in lecture

A Columbia University psychology professor will be giving a “microaggressi...

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Johns Hopkins Professor on Child Transgenderism Trend: “Many Will Regret This”

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 8:00am 9/18/2019 at 8:00am

This professor is also a psychiatrist, and he makes an excellent point. As I have noted before, even the far left professor and culture critic Camille Paglia has said that indulging children in this is a form of child abuse.

The College Fix

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Corey Lewandowski Trolls Befuddled Democrats on House Judiciary Committee

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7:00am 9/18/2019 at 7:00am
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Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski appeared before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and answered questions for hours. It was the latest attempt by Democrats to appear as if they are trying to impeach Trump.

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Campus Shout Downs Have Led to an Increase in Laws Protecting Free Speech

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/17/2019 at 12:00pm

This issue has been driven largely by the left’s efforts to silence conservative speech by labeling it as hate speech.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Free Speech Laws Mushroom in Wake of Campus Protests

Free speech advocates were enraged when Middlebury College students in 2017 drowned out a planned talk by the author Charles Murray,...

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Social Justice Culture is Now Infiltrating the Study of Medicine

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:00am 9/17/2019 at 10:00am

When your life is on the line, will you really care how ‘woke’ your doctor is?

Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, formerly of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, writes at the Wall Street Journal:

Take Two Aspirin and Call Me by My Pronouns

The American College of Physicians says its mission is to...

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Student Leaders at Notre Dame Take on ‘Heteronormativity’ in Dorm Policy

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 8:00am 9/17/2019 at 8:00am

Notre Dame has single sex dorms and according to student critics, this is a problem for LGBT students on campus.

The College Fix reports:

Student leaders fight ‘heteronormativity’ at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame to this day exclusively maintains single-sex dorms, with all-male and all-female residence halls at the 177-year-old Catholic institution.

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Working Families Party Backs Warren for 2020 After Endorsing Bernie in 2016

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:00am 9/17/2019 at 7:00am
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The Working Families Party, an organization which espouses Democratic Socialism and endorsed Bernie Sanders in 2016, is now throwing its support to Elizabeth Warren for 2020. That’s rather telling.

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New App at University of Alabama Will Track Students During Football Games

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Posted by    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/16/2019 at 12:00pm

In exchange for using the app, students will get perks. Sounds a little fishy.

FOX News reports:

University of Alabama tracking students during college football games

In an effort to keep University of Alabama students engaged dur...

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University of Utah Holds Debate on Second Amendment Limits

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Posted by    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:00am 9/16/2019 at 10:00am

The main question was whether Second Amendment rights extend beyond the home.

Deseret News reports:

University of Utah deb...

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California Passes Bill Requiring Public Universities to Offer Abortion Pill on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 8:00am 9/16/2019 at 8:00am

This is now headed to Gavin Newsom’s desk. It’ll be surprising if he doesn’t sign it.

The Hill reports:

California state lawmakers pass bill requiring public universities to offer abortion pill on campus

The California State Assembly voted overwhelmingly to pass legislation to require public universities in the state to offer medication abortion at...

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Scholar at Columbia University Under Fire for Alleged Plagiarism

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Posted by    Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/15/2019 at 1:30pm

The accusations against him have ruined his career.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Fake Citations Kill a Career

Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, plagiarized parts of his award-winning book on North Korea, Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950-1992. He’s currently on...

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Priest at Purdue University Hears Confessions by Driving Around Campus on a Golf Cart

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Posted by    Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 11:30am 9/15/2019 at 11:30am

What an innovative way of carrying out his duties. You have to admire his creative spirit.

Inside Edition reports:

Priest Delivers Penance to College Students by Driving Around Campus in Golf Cart

Father Patrick Baikauskas doesn’t mind going the extra mile, even if he has to drive h...

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Tough Luck for Joe Kennedy: Dem Kingmaker Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Ed Markey for Senate

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Posted by    Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 10:00am 9/15/2019 at 10:00am
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We recently wrote about the possibility of Rep. Joe Kennedy challenging Senator Ed Markey in Massachusetts. That’s not likely to happen now. The new de facto leader of the Democratic party has gone on record endorsing Ed Markey.

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U. Oklahoma Undergrad Congress Resolution Says Students are ‘Visitors’ on Indigenous Land

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Posted by    Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 9:30am 9/15/2019 at 9:30am

Elizabeth Warren would be proud of these students. Is anyone else looking forward to the complete collapse of our higher education system?

The College Fix reports:

U. Oklahoma Undergraduate Congress resolution: Students are ‘visitors’ on indigenous land

The University of Oklahoma Undergraduate Student Congress recently passed a resolution mandating that all Student Government Association...

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