Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 336)
 

U. Alabama Student Paper: Disinvite Milo Yiannopoulos From Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/21/2016 at 1:00pm
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The editor of the opinion page at the University of Alabama’s student paper “The Crimson White” doesn’t think Milo Yiannopoulos should be allowed to speak on campus.

From his op-ed:

The University should disinvite Milo Yiannopoulos

Free speech is essential to the operation of a university; I have personally written and advocated for the...

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Cornell Republicans Reinstated by NY GOP Federation

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 9:37am 9/21/2016 at 9:37am

The Cornell Republicans were stripped of their credentials for endorsing Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson. Then they threatened legal action. Now it’s over.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Cornell Republicans Reinstated in New York Federation After Threatening Litigation

The Cornell Republicans were reinstated in...

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Police Called to Auburn University Over Clown Sightings

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 8:30am 9/21/2016 at 8:30am
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The fear of clowns is called Coulrophobia and it’s quite common. What happened this week at Auburn University might seem like another classic case of campus hysteria, but there is apparently some real cause for concern.

WKRG News reported recently that creepy clowns on social media issued threats and

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NRA Hits Hillary in New Ad to Run in Five Swing States

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7:00am 9/21/2016 at 7:00am
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A new ad from the NRA reminds voters that Hillary wants to enact stricter gun control laws which could leave innocent people defenseless. They’re also planning to run the ad in five key swing states.

Politico reports:

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CNN’s Sally Kohn Happy That Conservatives Are Silenced on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 5:20pm 9/20/2016 at 5:20pm

CNN’s Sally Kohn is often known for writing the hottest of hot takes on Twitter. At a recent event at the University of Missouri, she approved of the stifling of free speech.

The Daily Caller reports:

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George Washington U. Gives College Dems 6 Times More in Funding Than College GOP

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 3:41pm 9/20/2016 at 3:41pm

The left constantly claims they’re all about fairness and equality. Funny how those concepts don’t apply here.

Red Alert Politics reports:

College gives 6x more funding to Democrats than Republicans

The Student Association at George Washington University has awarded significantly more funding to the university’s branch...

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U. Manitoba: Don’t Mention Safe Space at Event or People Will Think it’s Unsafe

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/20/2016 at 12:30pm

At the University of Manitoba, the first rule of the safe space is not to mention that they have a safe space.

CBC News reports:

Organizer asked to be discreet about safe space at university frosh festival

Volunteers who organized the first designated safe space at a University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) event...

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Parents Complain They Got ‘Contact High’ During Swarthmore College Tour

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Posted by    Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/18/2016 at 4:00pm

If you’re a parent who doesn’t want your child to smoke Marijuana in college, this a pretty good red flag.

CBS News in Pittsburgh reports:

Parents Complain Of ‘Contact High’ During Pa. College Tour

Student tour guides at a college outside Philadelphia say they have been told not to bring prospective students or their...

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Brown University Reinstates ROTC For First Time Since Vietnam War

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Posted by    Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 10:00am 9/18/2016 at 10:00am

Can you even imagine the campus protests this is going to spark? Just invoking the term “Vietnam War” will probably trigger certain faculty members.

FOX News reports:

Brown reinstates ties to ROTC that it cut during Vietnam War

Brown University is offering students a way to train to become officers in the Navy, Marine...

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Indiana U. Students Told to Take Cold Showers for the Planet

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Posted by    Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/17/2016 at 1:00pm

Indiana University has a new ‘sustainability’ department. Isn’t that helpful?

The College Fix reports:

Take cold showers for the planet, new ‘sustainability’ department urges Indiana U. students

“Living sustainably is one of the easiest things you can do. Turn off your lights, unplug your electric devices, take shorter, cold showers.”

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Harvard Dining Services Workers May Go on Strike

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Posted by    Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 9:45am 9/17/2016 at 9:45am

Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) workers have had numerous strikes over the years and they always enjoy the backing of the student body. Here we go again.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HUDS Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

Harvard’s dining service employees voted 97 percent in favor of authorizing a strike should the University not...

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Illegal Immigrants in NC Demand Free College Tuition

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It takes a special kind of audacity to demand something from a country you’re in illegally.

WFMY News reported:

Undocumented Students Rally For ‘Say Yes’ Scholarship Inclusion

Undocumented Guilford County high school students want the ‘Say Yes To Education’...

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Power And Control Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 8:30am 9/17/2016 at 8:30am
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There was a stunning new development this week in a story about Yale from last year.

This should help.

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DePaul U. to Hold Event Before Election Telling Students Why They Shouldn’t Vote

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I’m actually all for this. If students don’t know who they should vote for, let them sit this one out.

Red Alert Politics reports:

DePaul Univ. event tells students: ‘Why you shouldn’t vote’

The latest polls are showing almost half of millennial voters either supp...

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David Brock Offers Cash for Dirt on Trump

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Posted by    Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7:00am 9/17/2016 at 7:00am

Hillary Clinton backer David Brock of Media Matters is desperate for a new line of attack on Donald Trump and is willing to pay cash to anyone who can help him find it.

This doesn’t look desperate at all, does it?

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

David Brock Offers Money for New Dirt on...

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VIDEO: Student’s Trump Hat Causes Meltdown at Canada’s Mount Royal U.

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Posted by    Friday, September 16, 2016 at 4:35pm 9/16/2016 at 4:35pm
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A student wearing a Trump hat at Mount Royal University in Canada was accosted by other students and told he had to remove it because it was “hate speech.”

CBC News reports:

Student’s Donald Trump hat stirs controversy at Calgary’s Mount...

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Student need for Trigger Warnings causes Ithaca College Prof to drop course material

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Posted by    Friday, September 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 9/16/2016 at 3:00pm

We’ve now reached the point where a professor can’t teach her course properly because too many of the course materials might trigger someone. This is madness.

Campus Reform reports:

Ithaca enters trigger warning debate

An Ithaca College professor says she has stopped teaching sensitive material in her Sociology of Sexualities course because it has...

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