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College Cancels Play That Satirizes the KKK Because it Could Trigger Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8:00am 12/4/2019 at 8:00am

This is a student-directed production but the school feared some of the imagery. What other plays should now be cancelled?

The College Fix reports:

College yanks student-directed play at last minute because it depicts KKK

A private college canceled a student-produced play that satirizes the Ku Klux Klan an hour before its final dress...

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Graduate Students at Harvard Launching Strike

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/3/2019 at 12:00pm

This was always the goal of introducing unions into higher education.

WBUR reports:

Harvard Grad Students Are Set To Strike Tuesday. Here’s Why

Harvard University and more than 4,000 graduate student workers failed to reach agreement on a labor contract during negotiations Monday, setting the stage for an indefinite strike to begin Tuesday at...

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Obsessed Yale Psychiatrist Leads Effort to Declare Trump ‘Dangerous’ as Part of Impeachment Record

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:00am 12/3/2019 at 11:00am
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Yale psychiatrist Bandy Lee and others are trying yet again to use their influence to damage Trump. Lee began accusing Trump of being unfit for office back in May of 2017, then again in January of 2018, and a third time in June of 2019.

Now she is trying to pin her...

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Carnegie Mellon Students Want to Ban Company From Job Fairs Over Ties to ICE

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 10:00am 12/3/2019 at 10:00am

Do these students think ICE was created at the beginning of Trump’s presidency? This was never an issue under Obama.

Campus Reform reports:

Students call on university to ban ICE contractor from campus

Following in the footsteps of other universities...

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Attendance is Light for ‘Adulting’ Courses Offered at Kansas State

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 8:00am 12/3/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a shame more students aren’t taking advantage of these classes, considering the usefulness of the information being shared.

The College Fix reports:

Kansas State ‘adulting’ courses teach students basic life skills. Few are attending.

As students spend much of their young lives working to get into college, some have noticed that their academic...

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Penn State Seeks to Increase Diversity Among STEM Scholars

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5:00pm 12/2/2019 at 5:00pm

This effort doesn’t seem to include intellectual diversity.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports:

Penn State is pushing for more diversity among STEM scholars

Ashley Saunders was exposed to the idea of a doctoral degree in chemistry when her high school teacher, who had one, shared her dissertation on quantum physics.

But Saunders, who is African American,...

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Liberty University Opens New Think Tank to Combat Liberal Distortions of Christianity

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 3:00pm 12/2/2019 at 3:00pm

According to the people involved, there is a push on the left to associate Christianity with socialism.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Liberty University opens Falkirk Center to fight attacks on Jesus, Constitution

Growing concerns in conservative circles that liberals are trying to convert young Christians into socialists by distorting the Bible and U.S. Constitution...

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Prof Charged for Allegedly Sending Herself Threats Over Cancellation of Degree Program

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/2/2019 at 1:00pm

Security measures were put in place to protect the professor over the alleged threats.

The College Fix reports:

Prof charged with sending threats to herself over cancellation of degree program

An Australian...

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The Spartacus Campaign Faces Another Cash Crunch

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Posted by    Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:00am 12/2/2019 at 9:00am
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Cory Booker is once again urgently seeking donations to keep his 2020 presidential campaign going. He made a plea during an appearance on Face the Nation on Sunday.

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Former Hillary Aide Still Attacking Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 5:30pm 12/1/2019 at 5:30pm
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Brian Fallon was the press secretary for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign. Now he is the executive director of a far left organization called “Demand Justice” which has repeatedly gone after Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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Some Connecticut College Students and Faculty Feel Unsafe in New Glass Classrooms

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Posted by    Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/1/2019 at 1:30pm

The school renovated some classrooms to include large windows. Perhaps they need to buy some curtains as well.

The Day reports:

In Connecticut College’s glass classrooms, students and faculty feel ‘exposed,’ unsafe

Fanning Hall, an academic building at Connecticut College, recently has been renovated to include large sunny windows, workspaces and classrooms; however, some...

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Michigan State Publishes Article Calling Thanksgiving a ‘National Day of Mourning’

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Posted by    Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 11:30am 12/1/2019 at 11:30am

The article includes tips on how to teach this idea to children. Wasn’t it nice of them to include that?

Campus Reform reports:

MSU offers tools to teach children about Thanksgiving ‘Day of Mourning’

Michigan State University recently published an article calling to recognize Thanksgiving as a “Day of Mourning” in order to consider...

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University Employee Placed on Leave After Saying “Don’t bring too many white students around.”

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Posted by    Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 9:30am 12/1/2019 at 9:30am

This residence hall employee was apparently trying to keep the multicultural center as diverse as possible.

The College Fix reports:

University residence hall employee on leave for saying ‘Don’t bring...

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Trolling the Turkeys Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 8:00am 12/1/2019 at 8:00am

This week Trump tweeted a funny meme of himself and once again, people in the media fact-checked it.

Then Trump visited the troops for Thanksgiving and this happened.

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AOC Slams Pete Buttigieg for ‘GOP Talking Point’ on Free College

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Posted by    Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 5:30pm 11/30/2019 at 5:30pm
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Buttigieg is trying to stake out a moderate position on this issue. That’s not acceptable to Ocasio-Cortez.

The New York Post reports:

AOC rips Buttigieg for using ‘GOP talking point’ about free college

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Twitter on Thursday...

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Trump Impeachment is the Scott Walker Recall All Over Again

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Posted by    Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 4:00pm 11/30/2019 at 4:00pm

A few years before Trump won the 2016 election, there was another effort by the left to undo the results of an election. Remember the repeated and unsuccessful efforts to remove former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from office?

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ICE Arrests Foreign Students in Fake University Sting Operation

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Posted by    Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 10:00am 11/30/2019 at 10:00am
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The Department of Homeland Security set up a fake university in Michigan called the University of Farmington, which drew in students with the promise of a “pay to stay” student visa scam.

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