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Columbia Student Claims He Was Disciplined for Calling Himself Handsome

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 10:30am 10/5/2016 at 10:30am

If a female student described herself as pretty, would she be in any trouble? Anyone who disagreed with her probably would. It’s different for guys, though.

Reason reports:

Columbia Student: I Was Reported to Gender-Based Misconduct Office for Calling Myself Handsome

You would think students instructed to report to the Gender-Based Misconduct Office had...

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American University Student Govt Demands Trigger Warnings in Course Syllabi

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 8:30am 10/5/2016 at 8:30am
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The faculty at American University passed a resolution against Trigger Warnings in 2015. However, some members of the student government not only want Trigger Warnings, they want them to be mandatory.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Pushing Trigger Warnings

The University of Chicago has received considerable attention for Dean John Ellison’s letter to incoming students...

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Dorm Evacuated at Merrimack College Over Report of Armed Clown

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 6:00pm 10/4/2016 at 6:00pm
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Clown panic on college campuses is reaching a fevered pitch. The bizarre thing is that sometimes the threats are actually real and must be taken seriously.

FOX 25 in Boston reports:

Merrimack College dorm evacuated after report of possibly armed clown

Colleges across New England are dealing with a series of threatening social media...

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Judge refuses to cave to SJW pressure campaign, reinstates male student at Brown U.

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/4/2016 at 2:30pm

A male student at Brown University was accused of sexual misconduct and some students led a pressure campaign on the judge to find him guilty. Luckily, the judge resisted and drew his conclusions based on the facts.

The Washington Post

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St. Louis U. Students Walk Out of Allen West Speech to Protest Use of Term ‘Radical Islam’

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:30am 10/4/2016 at 7:30am

Give the left some credit. They’ve done an outstanding job of convincing many college students that it’s racist to name one of the greatest threats facing America.

The College Fix reports:

Students walk out of veteran’s speech to protest his use of term ‘radical Islam’

More than 100 students walked out on retired U.S....

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Pension Cuts in Greece Nearly Lead to Riots

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:00am 10/4/2016 at 7:00am
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It looks like putting the left wing Syriza Party in control of Greece hasn’t changed much. The country is still broke, still struggling to make cuts and there is still unrest. In fact, recent pension cuts nearly led to rioting.

The Telegraph UK reports:

Greek police pepper spray protesting pensioners

Greek police on Monday...

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Janet Napolitano Stands up for Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7:30pm 10/3/2016 at 7:30pm
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You know the free speech situation on college campuses is bad when even former members of the Obama administration are talking about it.

Janet Napolitano has written a column on the subject for the Boston Globe:

It’s time to free speech on campus again

WHEN I WAS growing up, a favored comeback to perceived...

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Band Members at East Carolina U. Kneel While Playing National Anthem

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Posted by    Monday, October 3, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/3/2016 at 4:30pm
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Disrespecting our national anthem is the trendy new thing to do and even members of school bands are doing it now, while they play the song.

WNCT News reported:

Several ECU band members take a knee during national an...

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Hillary’s War on (Bill Clinton’s) Women

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Posted by    Monday, October 3, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/3/2016 at 2:30pm
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Democrats and their media allies are trying to revive the “war on women” from their 2012 playbook. The best they can do however, is accuse Trump of fat shaming a beauty queen over twenty years ago.

Trump has been teasing that he might go after Hillary for the way she treated Bill...

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Students Report Profs to Bias Response Team For Voicing Conservative Views

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Posted by    Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/2/2016 at 4:00pm

College students in America transformed into Mao’s Red Guard so gradually, I hardly even noticed.

The College Fix reports:

Professors who voiced conservative views reported to university’s bias response team

Two professors who voiced conservative viewpoints at Grand Valley State University in Michigan were reported to the school’s bias response team by students in...

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Penn State Campaign to Shame Students Over Cultural Appropriation in Halloween Costumes

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Posted by    Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 11:00am 10/2/2016 at 11:00am
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Remember when holidays like Halloween were fun? The left has a talent for ruining everything, don’t they?

Campus Reform reports:

Penn State to costume-shame students with poster campaign

Taking a swing at “cultural appropriation,” Penn State’s University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA) unanimously approved a “We’re a Culture Not a Costume” resolution.

The resolution calls on...

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Entering the Final Stretch Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 8:30am 10/2/2016 at 8:30am

Election day is just a little over a month away. This is where we are.

There are other candidates.

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Duke Creates Safe Space for Men to Contemplate Their ‘Toxic Masculinity’

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Posted by    Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 8:00am 10/2/2016 at 8:00am

This isn’t fair. Shouldn’t campus feminists have a special place to contemplate their toxicity, too?

FOX News reports:

Duke offers men a ‘safe space’ to contemplate their ‘toxic masculinity’

Duke University is famous for its science and engineering programs, as well as its dominance in college basketball.

Now, it may also become known as a...

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Milo Yiannopolous Event at Florida Atlantic U. Cancelled Over Death Threat

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Posted by    Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/1/2016 at 12:00pm
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Milo Yiannopolous is challenging the progressive status quo on college campuses and lots of people don’t like it but death threats? Really?

The Daily Caller reports:

Death Threat Prompts Milo Yiannopolous To Cancel Event

A death threat that the FBI deemed “credible” has prompted Milo Yiannopolous to cancel an event at Florida Atlantic University.

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New York Times Gives up on Ohio as Hillary’s Chances Fade

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Posted by    Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:30am 10/1/2016 at 10:30am

Hillary Clinton is lagging in the usually must-win state of Ohio and as a result, the New York Times has decided that Ohio just isn’t as important as it used to be.

Jonathan Martin writes:

Ohio, Long a Bellwether, Is Fading on the Electoral Map

After decades as one of America’s most reliable political...

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UNC Chapel Hill Marked First Amendment Day With Panel on Safe Spaces

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Posted by    Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00am 10/1/2016 at 10:00am

Only on a college campus, could the First Amendment be celebrated by talking about the importance of safe spaces.

Campus Reform reported:

UNC student panel praises safe spaces for First Amendment Day

Students at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill marked First Amendment Day with a panel discussion about trigger warnings, safe spaces,...

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Unhinged Progressives Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8:30am 10/1/2016 at 8:30am
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We tend to think of safe spaces and other progressive concepts as a joke but no one on the left is laughing. In fact, they’re freaking out.

Conservative students get no concessions.

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