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South Dakota Board of Regents Takes Major Steps Towards Protecting Campus Free Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:30am 8/11/2019 at 9:30am

South Dakota has become a leading state on this issue. Others should follow their example.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: SD Board of Regents passes substantial free speech protections

The South Dakota Board of Regents approved modifications to a group of policies at a Wednesday and Thursday meeting that substantially protects free speech on campus...

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Democrats Inciting the Mob Week at Legal Insurrection

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnYTmir0x20
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Posted by    Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 8:00am 8/11/2019 at 8:00am
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Rep. Jaoquin Castro doxxed his own constituents, and there is absolutely no excuse for this.

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Michelle Obama to Release YouTube Series to Help Prepare Students for College

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Posted by    Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/10/2019 at 2:00pm
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I have a feeling we will be posting some of these videos here in the future.

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MSNBC Contributor Wants “Pitchforks and Torches” Outside Trump Fundraiser’s Home

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Posted by    Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/10/2019 at 12:00pm
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Billionaire Stephen Ross has come under fire in recent days for the simple fact that he supports Trump. He planned a fundraiser for Trump at his Long Island home, and some people in the liberal media are not taking the news well.

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U. New Mexico Pushing for More Diversity and Inclusion Themes in Courses

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Posted by    Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:30am 8/10/2019 at 11:30am

This is the latest example of the progressive agenda eclipsing the pursuit of serious scholarship.

Campus Reform reports:

UNM pushes for more diversity and inclusion themes in courses

The University of New Mexico Division of Diversity and Inclusion will host an information session Monday aimed at encouraging faculty to adapt...

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Former Yale Prof Writes Book to Parody Progressive Campus Culture

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Posted by    Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:30am 8/10/2019 at 9:30am

I might have to buy a copy of this and write a review for Legal Insurrection.

The College Fix reports:

New comedic novel ‘Campusland’ skewers progressive university politics

In his humorous new novel Campusl...

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Anti-Trump Studies Week in Higher Education

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry
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Posted by    Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 8:00am 8/10/2019 at 8:00am
http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry

Trump is having a serious impact on higher education in America.

Gibson vs. Oberlin updates:

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Elite Universities Boost Professors Who Call for Gun Control in Wake of Shootings

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Posted by    Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/9/2019 at 2:00pm

Our supposedly greatest thinkers go directly to the left’s goal of gun control. So intellectually lazy.

Campus Reform reports:

Elite universities boost profs who call for gun control, dismiss mental health crisis

Several elite universities released Tuesday interviews with professors on the topic of gun violence in the wake of recent mass shootings in...

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Survey Finds Half of Young Americans Say College Degree Irrelevant to Working

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Posted by    Friday, August 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/9/2019 at 12:00pm

Young people are catching on to the fact that college can be a scam. Why take on massive loans if you don’t need them?

Market Watch reports:

Half of young Americans say their degree is irrelevant to their work

In the spring of her senior year of high school, Malavika Vivek had four choices:...

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University’s ‘Diversity Department’ Maintains a ‘Masculinity Committee’

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Posted by    Friday, August 9, 2019 at 8:00am 8/9/2019 at 8:00am

If you wrote this as a work of fiction, no one would buy it. It would be seen as too over the top.

The College Fix reports:

School’s ‘masculinities committee’ offers learning opportunities for ‘male-identified’ students

A school’s diversity department is offering its male students a chance to learn about the “spectrum” of masculinity,...

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Dallas Airport Comes to Silent Standstill as Remains of Vietnam War Veteran Come Home 52 Years Later

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Posted by    Friday, August 9, 2019 at 7:00am 8/9/2019 at 7:00am
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Roy Knight Jr. of Texas left the United States to serve in the Vietnam War as a pilot in 1967.

His remains finally came back to Texas yesterday on a plane flown by his son. The arrival brought the entire airport to a halt.

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New Hollywood Film “The Hunt” Features Liberal Elites Hunting “Deplorables” for Sport

https://youtu.be/KVlRlV0ZowA
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Posted by    Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/8/2019 at 5:00pm
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A new movie set for release this September called The Hunt is suspending its ad campaign in the wake of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton. The plot of the film is as political as it is disgusting.

The story is about “deplorables” hunted legally by liberal elites for sport. Th...

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College Student Pleads Guilty to Trying to Hack Trump’s Tax Returns

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Posted by    Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/8/2019 at 12:00pm

What do you think motivated this crime? Maybe a desire to be presented as a hero on the Rachel Maddow show.

Campus Reform reports:

Student pleads guilty to trying to HACK Trump’s tax returns

Before the 2016 election, two college students allegedly attempted to illegally obtain then-candidate Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Although the students were...

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Professor Under Fire for Using N-Word While Discussing James Baldwin’s Literature

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Posted by    Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 10:00am 8/8/2019 at 10:00am

If this was being discussed in the context of classic literature, what is the problem?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

N-Word at the New School

Being a good writer and a good writing teacher don’t always go hand in hand. But for poet and novelist Laurie Sheck, they do. Sheck’s been a Pulitzer Prize finalist,...

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University of Virginia Considering Removing Statue of Revolutionary War Soldier

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Posted by    Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 8:00am 8/8/2019 at 8:00am

Remember when the left said this was only about Confederate statues? They lied.

The College Fix reports:

University of Virginia considers removing statue of Revolutionary War officer

As the University of Virginia grapples with its h...

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Psych Scholar at USC Claims Viewpoint Diversity is a ‘Dog Whistle’

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/7/2019 at 12:00pm

The left worships the idea of diversity, but only on the surface. Diversity of opinion is unacceptable.

The College Fix reports:

USC psychology scholar argues term ‘viewpoint diversity’ is a dog whistle

Twitter comments recently made by a University of Southern California psychology scholar sparked a lively debate regarding commonly used free speech terminology.

Leslie...

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Prof Calls for Abolition of Grades Because They’re ‘Capitalism in Action’

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10:00am 8/7/2019 at 10:00am

How would this professor react if we applied the same principle to academic salaries?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof calls to get rid of grades because they are ‘capitalism in...

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