Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 40)
 

William Barr: Mueller “Could’ve Reached a Decision” on Obstruction If He Wanted To

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Posted by    Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:00am 5/31/2019 at 7:00am
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Attorney General William Barr sat for in interview on CBS This Morning to be aired in full on Friday and was asked about Mueller’s recent statement to the press.

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Former Student Arrested for Allegedly Threatening College Athletes After Losing Money Gambling on Games

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Posted by    Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 4:00pm 5/30/2019 at 4:00pm

This former Babson College student is now facing jail time for allegedly making some very poor, and stupid, choices.

Mass Live reports:

Former Babson College student admits threatening to kill athletes while losing money on sports gambling

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U. Colorado Denver Offering ‘Problematizing Whiteness’ Course

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Posted by    Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/30/2019 at 12:00pm

What do courses like this offer students, other than the advancement of the progressive agenda?

The College Fix reports:

University offers ‘Problematizing Whiteness’ course

In March, I wrote on the “American Political Thought” course offered by the political science department at the University of Colorado Denver that deliberately removed all white males and their...

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NYU Graduation Speaker Calls Trump a Fascist, Praises Anti-Israel BDS Movement

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Posted by    Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00am 5/30/2019 at 11:00am
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A doctoral graduate named Steven Thrasher spoke at New York University’s convocation ceremony and offered a diatribe of left-wing talking points.

Thrasher bashed Trump and Israel while praising the BDS movement, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter.

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College Student Criticized for Proposing Student Fees Not be Used to Fund Abortions

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Posted by    Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:00am 5/30/2019 at 10:00am

This happened at the University of Chicago, which apparently has some student fees set aside for ’emergency’ situations.

Campus Reform reports:

Student proposes not funding abortions with student fees…and faces brutal backlash

A University of Chicago college council officer proposed Tuesday a student government bill that would limit the use of student funds to...

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University Accused of Enforcing Free Speech Rules for Conservatives but not Socialists

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/29/2019 at 12:00pm

This happened at Transylvania University in Kentucky, which is key. Kentucky has been making great strides protecting free speech on campus over the last year.

The College Fix reports:

University gets legal warning for enforcing speech rules against conserv...

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Report Suggests There is a Mental Health Crisis on College Campuses

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 10:00am 5/29/2019 at 10:00am

Anyone who pays attention to the unhinged behavior of some college students over the last couple of years will find this easy to believe.

NPR reports:

College Students (And Their Parents) Face A Campus Mental Health ‘Epidemic’

As colleges and universities across the country report an explosion of mental health problems, a new book...

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UMass Students Demanding Free College Disrupt Gold Star Family Event

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 9:00am 5/29/2019 at 9:00am
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Students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, backed by an organization called PHENOM (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts), recently ended an occupation of the Massachusetts Statehouse, where they demanded free college.

The demonstration ended when officials informed them that their yelling was disrupting a ceremony for Gold Star Families who were...

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Commencement Speaker at Oberlin College Tells Students to ‘Stay Woke’

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 8:00am 5/29/2019 at 8:00am
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I don’t think the student body at Oberlin could get any more woke if they tried.

The Chronicle Telegram reports:

Oberlin College grads told to ‘stay woke’

Lisa Jackson, vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives at Apple Inc., who gave Monday’s commencement address at Oberlin College, echoed the commencement speech that Martin...

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Canadian Prof Who Criticized Ideology of ‘Diversity and Mass Immigration’ Accused of Racism

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/28/2019 at 12:00pm

The professor who is under fire here is from Puerto Rico and has mixed racial heritage, but he defied the left’s preferred narrative.

The College Fix reports:

Canadian profs want colleague investigated for ‘racist positions’

Faculty at the University of New Brunswick in Canada have signed on to a letter lambasting a “controversial” sociology...

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Former Vice President Al Gore to Address Students at Harvard’s Class Day

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 10:00am 5/28/2019 at 10:00am

This is supposedly a pre-commencement event. Do you think he’ll mention climate change?

The Associated Press reports via the San Francisco Chronicle:

Former Vice President Gore to...

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Emory University Fires Two Professors for Failing to Disclose Research Funding from China

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 8:00am 5/28/2019 at 8:00am

Relations between China and the U.S. in American academics have been tenuous for a few years now, so this is a bigger deal than it seems at first glance.

Yahoo News reports:

Professors fired from Emory University for hiding grants from China

Two Chinese American professors at Emory University have been fired for failing...

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The Coming Fight Between Bernie and Biden Might Look a lot Like 2016

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 7:00am 5/28/2019 at 7:00am

If you followed the Democratic primary process in 2016, you probably recall the schism that emerged between the establishment wing of the party, which backed Hillary Clinton, and the insurgent progressive wing that supported Bernie Sanders.

In 2020, we could witness a replay of this same scenario.

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Getting Hired to Drive a Weinermobile Reportedly Harder Than Getting Into Harvard

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Posted by    Monday, May 27, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/27/2019 at 3:00pm
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Who knew this market was so competitive? I guess it makes sense, when you consider the cool vehicle you get to drive.

The New York Post reports:

Why becoming a Wienermobile driver is harder than getting into Harvard

Kyle Edwards and Hayley Rozman, two recent college grads in their early 20s, are at a...

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Campus of Closed Southern Vermont College Now up for Sale

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Posted by    Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:00am 5/27/2019 at 11:00am

A situation like this should be attractive to potential buyers. The buildings and infrastructure are already there.

The Associated Press reports, via the Hastings Tribune:

Campus of now-closed Southern Vermont College up for sale

The campus of the now closed Southern Vermont College in is up for sale.

WCAX-TV reports the 371-acre campus is listed...

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Three More Parents Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by    Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9:00am 5/27/2019 at 9:00am

It’s amazing how far reaching this scandal has already become, and it’s far from over.

CNN reports:

Another three plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Three more parents, including one CEO who has written books on parenting, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the college admission scandal in federal court in Boston on Friday.

Jane...

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Instructor at University of Oxford Says Space Aliens Are Breeding With Humans

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Posted by    Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/26/2019 at 1:30pm

Here’s the best part: he believes the aliens are doing this because they’re prepping for climate change.

NBC News reports:

Space aliens are breeding with humans, university instructor says. Scientists say otherwise.

Maybe you’ve never seen any space aliens, but recent polls indicate that up to 6 percent of Americans claim to have been...

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