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Fraternity Members Earn More After School, Despite Having Lower Grades

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:30am 10/10/2017 at 10:30am

The unfair fraternity stereotype is a football watching, beer chugging jock who is uninterested in much else. But they tend to do better than others after graduation.

Bloomberg reports:

The Fraternity Paradox: Lower GPA, Higher Incomes

Tragedies at college fraternities never seem to be out of the spotlight for very long.

Four men pleaded guilty...

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U. Oregon Students Shut Down Speech by University President

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:30am 10/10/2017 at 8:30am

University of Oregon President Michael Schill was supposed to deliver a speech last week about a $50 million dollar gift to the school. Before he could even take the stage, the event was taken over by student protesters.

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Student Describing Himself as ‘Karl Marx’ Stabs Campus Group’s Free Speech Ball

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:30am 10/10/2017 at 7:30am

We’ve reached the point where the left sees free speech as a bad thing. Young Americans for Liberty were circulating a ‘free speech ball’ at UC San Diego and a student who had signed his name ‘Karl Marx’ stabbed it.

The College Fix reports:

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College Republicans’ Trump Pence Mural Vandalized at U. Minnesota

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Posted by    Monday, October 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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The students who vandalized it claimed it made them feel unsafe. So dumb.

The College Fix reports:

U. Minnesota snowflakes don’t like College Republicans’ mural, so they vandalize it

The Washington Avenue Bridge plays host to many different “Paint the Bridge” murals by University of Minnesota students, usually with the bridge “panels” containing messages...

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U. Wisconsin Will Now Punish Students Who Shut Down Speeches

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Posted by    Monday, October 9, 2017 at 10:30am 10/9/2017 at 10:30am
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It’s about time a school did this. Hopefully, it’s the beginning of a trend.

The Associated Press reports:

University of Wisconsin approves protest punishment policy

University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for suspending and expelling students who disrupt campus speeches and presentations, saying students need to listen to all...

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Student Group at Dartmouth Wants Punishment for Those Who Report Illegals

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Posted by    Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7:30am 10/9/2017 at 7:30am
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According to these students, reporting a crime is a punishable act. Insanity.

The Daily Caller reports:

Dartmouth Student Group Demands Punishment For Students Who Report This Crime

A student group wants Dartmouth College to punish those who report illegal immigrant students, according to a poster from the group uploaded Friday.

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Study Finds Diversity Educators Are Burning Out Due to Microaggressions

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Posted by    Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/8/2017 at 1:30pm

This reads like something out of the Onion but it’s real.

The Daily Caller reports:

Professors: ‘Diversity Educators’ Suffer From Burnout Due To Microaggressions

So-called “Diversity Educators” are suffering from burnout due to the “emotional weight” of their jobs, according to a recent academic journal article published this week in the Journal of Student...

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Harvard Adds ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day to Columbus Day on School Calendar

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Posted by    Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 11:30am 10/8/2017 at 11:30am
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It’s now a dual holiday. How long do you think it’ll take them to drop Columbus?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard adds ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ to school calendar

Harvard has added a new holiday to its calendar, one that seeks to recognize “...

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VIDEO: Berkeley Students Protest Midterm Exam, Accuse Prof. of White Privilege

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Posted by    Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 9:30am 10/8/2017 at 9:30am
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A small group of students at UC Berkeley recently protested a midterm exam. They accused the professor of not checking his privilege and seemed angry at other students for not siding with them.

They were clearly trying to tie the situation to race and immigration but the whole thing was so ridiculous...

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Pro-Trump Ohio State Student Senator Defies Preferred Pronoun Demand

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Posted by    Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 9:00am 10/8/2017 at 9:00am
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This young man shows there is some hope for the future. Give ’em hell, Nick!

Red Alert Politics reports:

Pro-Trump Student Senator trolls OSU government, won’t put gender pronoun on name tag

Nick Davis is becoming a thorn in the side of the Ohio State University student government by not participating in the organization’s...

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Democrats and Double Standards Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 8:00am 10/8/2017 at 8:00am
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Remember when Democrats accused Republicans of waging a war on women? This guy was visiting the White House at the same time.

Still so many unanswered questions.

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‘Gender Affirming Therapy’ Offered to Students at San Diego State

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Posted by    Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/7/2017 at 1:30pm

Remember when the whole point of college was taking classes, studying and learning? What does this have to do with any of that?

The College Fix reports:

San Diego State offers ‘gender affirming therapy’ to students

At the request of its students, San Diego State University provides “gender affirming therapy” to students on its...

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Professor: Environmental Movement Bad for Women

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Posted by    Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:30am 10/7/2017 at 11:30am

A professor from USC is arguing that the environmental movement is setting women back and she makes a pretty good point.

Jonathan Stimpson writes at the Cornell Daily Sun:

Professor Argues Increasing Focus on Environmentalism Has Negative Effect on Gender Roles

Modern environmentalism has a woman problem, Prof. Jennifer Bernstein, spatial sciences, University of...

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Noose Spotted Outside Dorm at Michigan State Turns Out to be Shoelaces

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Posted by    Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 9:30am 10/7/2017 at 9:30am
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Do you ever get the sense that some college students think they’re living in 1940? Who looks at shoelaces and sees a noose?

The New York Daily News reports:

Noose reported outside Michigan State...

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Mob Rule Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 9:00am 10/7/2017 at 9:00am
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Why is the left always allowed to decide who gets to speak on college campuses?

The left controls higher ed but plays the little guy.

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ICE Warns California of More Raids After Sanctuary State Law Signed

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Posted by    Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:30am 10/7/2017 at 7:30am
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California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a new law officially making California a sanctuary state.

ICE has a message for the Governor: So I guess that means we’ll have to step up enforcement raids in your state.

The Mercury News reports:

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Washington State U. Seeks “VP of Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence”

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Posted by    Friday, October 6, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/6/2017 at 1:30pm

This job title is so absurd. All I could think of was the Simpsons episode about the First Annual Montgomery Burns Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence.

The College Fix reports:

University to spend $275k to hire ‘vice president of community, equity and inclusive excellence’

A public university in the Pacific...

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