Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 4)
 

Kennesaw State Seeks Student Ambassadors for Diversity

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 12:30pm 2/4/2020 at 12:30pm

This looks like an effort to boost student involvement with the school’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

The Sentinel reports:

Applications open for student diversity ambassadors

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Kennesaw State is seeking student diversity ambassadors...

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#SOTU Preview: Trump to Focus on the Positive – Will Democrats Show Respect?

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/4/2020 at 12:00pm
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President Donald Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union speech tonight, despite some speculation that it might be postponed since the Senate is voting on his acquittal on Wednesday. Will the Democrats show respect during his address?

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UMass Boston Student is First Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Massachusetts

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:30am 2/4/2020 at 10:30am

The student recently returned from Wuhan, China. Good thing they identified the infection so quickly.

CBS News in Boston reports:

UMass Boston Student Becomes First Case Of Coronavirus In Massachusetts

A man in his 20s has the first case of coronavirus in Massachusetts, the...

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Faculty Adviser to College Republicans Smeared in Racially Charged Student Review

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 8:30am 2/4/2020 at 8:30am

This happened at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and appears to be politically motivated. So sad.

The College Fix reports:

College Republicans faculty advisor smeared in racially charged student review

The faculty advisor for College Republicans at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has been attacked online as a racist “white cracker” by an anonymous...

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Professor Offers to Turn off the Heat After Students Protest Fossil Fuels

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Posted by    Monday, February 3, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/3/2020 at 12:00pm

This professor deserves some kind of award for common sense. It’s a shame we don’t hear of this happening more often.

The Blaze reports:

Students: We demand the school sell its stock in fossil fuels. Professor: I can’t do that, but I’ll turn off the gas heating for you.

A professor at St. John’s...

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Emerson College Investigates After Racist Graffiti Found in Dorm

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Posted by    Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:00am 2/3/2020 at 10:00am

It seems like this is happening at one or two schools a month. What’s going on?

Boston.com reports:

Emerson College is investigating racist graffiti found in dorm

Derogatory words toward Asian and Asian-American students appeared on multiple doors in an Emerson campus dorm hall, just days after swastikas were found scrawled across campus stairwells,...

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George Mason University Launches LGBTQ-Friendly Pronoun Policy

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Posted by    Monday, February 3, 2020 at 8:00am 2/3/2020 at 8:00am

Preferred pronouns will be logged into all of the school’s information systems. Can you imagine trying to keep track of this?

The College Fix reports:

George Mason University latest to enact LGBTQ-friendly pronoun policy

George Mason University has become the latest campus to enact a LGBTQ-friendly pronoun policy that asks professors to use others’...

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Northern Illinois U. Eliminating Use of ‘Unnecessary and Biased’ Standardized Tests

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Posted by    Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 3:30pm 2/2/2020 at 3:30pm

Could it be that they’re lowering their standards in an effort to increase enrollment?

The College Fix reports:

Public university eliminates ‘unnecessary and biased’ standardized tests in admissions

Northern Illinois University announced this week that going forward it will be eliminating any consideration of standardized tests in its undergraduate admissions policies, instead admitting every...

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Former Student at Boston University Wanted by FBI for Alleged Counterintelligence

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Posted by    Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 11:30am 2/2/2020 at 11:30am

It’s amazing that this story isn’t getting much notice in the media. It’s like the plot of a movie.

Boston.com reports:

Former Boston University student wanted by the FBI for alleged counterintelligence

The FBI has released a “most wanted” poster for a Chinese lieutenant who allegedly acted as an agent for a foreign government...

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Michael Moore Goes Ballistic on DNC for Changing Debate Rules for Bloomberg

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Posted by    Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 10:00am 2/2/2020 at 10:00am
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A few months ago, Cory Booker wanted the Democratic National Committee to change their debate rules so he could qualify for a debate, but the DNC said no. Now the DNC is changing the rules to accommodate Michael Bloomberg so that he will appear in the next debate.

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UC Berkeley Removes Lawyer’s Name From Building Over Alleged Racist Past

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Posted by    Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 9:30am 2/2/2020 at 9:30am

This doesn’t change the past, but it makes campus activists feel better.

The Hill reports:

UC-Berkeley law school removes ‘racist symbol’ of building’s name

The University of California, Berkeley School of Law has “denamed” a school building named after a 19th century man who made racist comments against...

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Impeachment’s Last Gasp Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 8:00am 2/2/2020 at 8:00am
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The vote to acquit is next week, but the writing is on the wall. This is over.

Meanwhile, Democrats are at war with themselves.

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CNN Condemns Trump Coronavirus Task Force For “Lack of Diversity”

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Posted by    Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2:00pm 2/1/2020 at 2:00pm
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You may have thought that the Coronavirus is serious because people are sick and dying from it, but CNN has found a much more problematic angle to the story. It seems the people who make up Trump’s task force to fight the disease aren’t very diverse.

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Canvassers for Bernie Sanders Reportedly Making Major Push on Iowa College Campuses

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Posted by    Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1:30pm 2/1/2020 at 1:30pm
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This isn’t surprising. College students are a key demographic for Bernie’s campaign.

BuzzFeed News reports:

Bernie Sanders Canvassers Are Swarming College Campuses To Turn Out The Youth Vote

It’s 25 degrees in Ames, and students at Iowa State University are bundled up in parkas and puffer jackets, speed-walking past piles of snow on the...

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Two Female Students at College of the Holy Cross Claim They Were Drugged at a Bar

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Posted by    Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:30am 2/1/2020 at 11:30am

Here’s a piece of advice that applies to everyone, not just college students. Never, ever walk away from your drink or leave it unattended.

WHDH News reports:

Police investigating after 2 Holy Cross students say...

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Student Op-Ed at U. Texas Austin Calls for Free Tampons in Campus Men’s Rooms

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Posted by    Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9:30am 2/1/2020 at 9:30am

Progressives are all about science, except when it applies to the biology of gender.

The College Fix reports:

Student op-ed urges tampons in men’s campus restrooms

A student writer at the University of Texas at Austin recently argued in the campus newspaper that the school should install free tampon dispensers in men’s restrooms on...

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Inequality on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 8:00am 2/1/2020 at 8:00am
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Progressives are obsessed with inequality and fairness. You know what’s not fair? Penalizing people who played by the rules while bailing out those who didn’t.

Giving Ivy League students a pass others...

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