Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 4)
 

Purdue University President Believes Graduates Should Understand the Constitution

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:00am 2/6/2019 at 10:00am

This is a fantastic idea and should be implemented nationwide.

Campus Reform reports:

Purdue pres advocates novel concept: Grads should know the Constitution

An Indiana university’s president is suggesting that his faculty come up with a civic literacy test to implement as a graduation requirement.

Purdue University president and former Republican Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels...

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American University Students Reported Man in ‘Confederate Hoodie’ to Campus Police

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:00am 2/6/2019 at 8:00am

Can you even imagine being so triggered over something like this that you would alert the authorities?

The DCist reports:

Despite Student Concerns, Man In Confederate Hoodie At American University Was There Lawfully

A man wearing a Confederate hoodie was spotted at an American University dining hall last week, prompting nearby students to express...

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WATCH: Socialist Bernie Sanders Reacts to Trump Declaring “America will NEVER be a socialist country”

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00am 2/6/2019 at 7:00am
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Trump’s 2019 State of the Union speech was comprehensive and contained a few surprises. One of the greatest moments was hearing Trump declare that America will never be a socialist country.

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Gonzaga University Reverses Decision, Will Allow Ben Shapiro Appearance

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/5/2019 at 6:00pm
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Gonzaga probably wasn’t expecting the amount of attention they got by banning Shapiro.

The Daily Wire reports:

BREAKING: Gonzaga University Rescinds Earlier Ban, Will Host Shapiro’s Speech

On Monday, perhaps sensing the backlash unleashed at Grand Canyon University, a Christian university, for denying Daily Wire Editor-In-Chief Ben Shapiro the chance to speak on their...

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College Republicans Claim UC Irvine Concerned About ‘Security Threat’ at Dennis Prager Event

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/5/2019 at 4:00pm

It seems like every time a conservative is going to appear on a college campus, there’s some issue.

The College Fix reports:

UC-Irvine cites ‘security threat’ to disrupt Dennis Prager event, College Republicans claim

A conservative student group accused the University of California-Irvine of bureaucratic shenanigans ahead of its Tuesday event with conservative columnist...

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Central Washington University Reaffirms its Commitment to Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/5/2019 at 2:00pm

This has become so rare that it’s newsworthy when it happens.

Campus Reform reports:

Some schools ban conservative speakers. This one is taking the opposite approach

Schools such as the University of California-Berkeley have tried to shut down controversial speakers in recent years by saddling them or the groups hosting them with exorbitant security...

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MS-13 Gang Member Charged in Fatal NYC Shooting Was Arrested by ICE in December

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:00am 2/5/2019 at 7:00am
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A member of the MS-13 gang was arrested Monday in connection with a shooting that occurred on a New York City subway platform in broad daylight.

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Brandeis University Social Justice Week Will Include Advocacy for Sex Work

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Posted by    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/4/2019 at 2:00pm

Is this what passes for the pursuit of scholarship now? Sex work?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Social justice fest’ promotes sex work advocacy, boycotting Wendy’s

Brandeis University will host a week-long series of social justice events, including ones led by “advocates for sex workers” and ones informing students how they can support a boycott...

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Prof Suspended for Allegedly Requiring Respectful Behavior in Classroom

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Posted by    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/4/2019 at 12:00pm

Some students think they own the school and are entitled to behave however they please. Why is this professor being disciplined for expecting better?

The College Fix reports:

Professor suspended a second time allegedly for requiring respectful class conduct

Students at the University of Texas at San Antonio are rallying behind a professor there...

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Professors Struggle to Deal With Being Politically Trolled by Students

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Posted by    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 8:00am 2/4/2019 at 8:00am

It sounds like some students are calling out professors for political bias. The “I feel unsafe” line is right out of the progressive student playbook.

The Daily Caller reports:

Illinois Professors Perplexed by Political Disagreement. They Are Looking for Ways to Stop the Trolls

Professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are...

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Student Files Complaint Against Harvard, Charging ‘Hostile Environment’ for Men

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Posted by    Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/3/2019 at 1:30pm

The student cites the school’s embrace of the new anti-male guidelines from the American Psychological Association, among other things.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard creates a ‘hostile environment...

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U. Michigan Students Create Nation’s First Minor in Social Class and Inequality

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Posted by    Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 11:30am 2/3/2019 at 11:30am

Colleges and universities already offer a ton of courses in this area, it’s inescapable. Was this really necessary?

MLive reports:

2 University of Michigan students help cre...

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Progressive Hampshire College Reduces Fall 2019 Incoming Freshman Class, Continued Viability in Doubt

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Posted by    Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 10:00am 2/3/2019 at 10:00am
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It was recently revealed that the extremely progressive Hampshire College of Massachusetts is seeking a partner with which to merge. This raised questions about the school’s future, which were confirmed by the school’s debate over admitting a freshman class for next fall.

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Riot-Like Conditions Break Out at West Virginia U. as Crowd Gathers to Play in Snow

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Posted by    Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 9:30am 2/3/2019 at 9:30am

This is one of those situations that started innocently but grew sour as more people showed up and alcohol became involved.

CBS News reports:

Police break up “riot” near West Virginia University that school says started as “playful time in...

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The Democrats’ No Good, Very Bad Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 8:00am 2/3/2019 at 8:00am
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This past week began badly for the Democrats.

Then things got worse.

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Student Official Faces Recall for Rejecting Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by    Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:30pm 2/2/2019 at 2:30pm

This takes real guts. This is a higher education thought crime of the highest order.

The College Fix reports:

This student official rejects preferred gender pronouns. Now he faces a recall. Here’s why he fights.

Genaro Meza-Roa believes he can tell a person’s gender by looking at them and does not need to ask...

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Duke University Wants Methodist Church to Change its Beliefs for Inclusivity

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Posted by    Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12:30pm 2/2/2019 at 12:30pm

Expect to see more of this. The left is coming after religions and will use academia to achieve their ends.

Campus Reform reports:

Duke to Methodist Church: Change your beliefs for inclusivity

Duke University is among the 93 Methodist-affiliated colleges and universities across the country that brought in the new year by penning and...

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