Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 5)
 

Student Govt at UC Berkeley Approves Resolution to Give Cash to Caravan Migrants

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Posted by    Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:30am 12/1/2018 at 11:30am

Some student senators said not supporting this initiative would be “violent.”

Campus Reform reports:

UC-Berkeley student gov unanimously approves resolution to fund migrant caravan

The University of California Berkeley student government has resolved to financially support...

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MA Landlord Trying to Evict Harvard Grad Student Over Legally Owned Guns

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Posted by    Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9:30am 12/1/2018 at 9:30am

This is unreal. Her roommates searched her room when they noticed she owned a MAGA hat.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Landlord Tells Harvard Student to Move Out Over Legally Owned Guns

A Massachusetts landlord told a Harvard University graduate student that he wanted her to move out of her apartment because her legally...

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Silencing Conservatives Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9:00am 12/1/2018 at 9:00am

Bias against people on the right is still thriving on college campuses.

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Gonzaga U. Cites its Christian Mission to Justify Rejection of Ben Shapiro

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Posted by    Friday, November 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/30/2018 at 12:00pm
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The College Republicans want to bring Shapiro to campus and Gonzaga is actually claiming that doing so would violate their Christian mission. This is outrageous.

Campus Reform reports:

Gonzaga cites Christian mission in rejecting Ben Shapiro event

A Washington State college rejected a proposal to host Ben Shapiro, citing the school’s Christian mission, as...

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Texas Mom Says 6 Year Old Boy is Transgender, Dad Disagrees and Could Lose Custody

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Posted by    Friday, November 30, 2018 at 11:00am 11/30/2018 at 11:00am
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A six year old boy in Texas is at the center of a custody battle which is focused on his gender. The child was born male, but his mother insists he identifies as a girl and she dresses him as one. When he is at his father’s house, the child dresses...

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Swastikas Spray-Painted Outside Office of Jewish Prof at Columbia U.

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Posted by    Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10:00am 11/30/2018 at 10:00am

Are we to believe there are people at Columbia who would carry out such a hateful act, or will we eventually learn that this was another hoax?

CNN reports:

Jewish professor finds sw...

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Stanford Fraternity Told They Could Improve Their Image by Removing American Flag

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Posted by    Friday, November 30, 2018 at 8:00am 11/30/2018 at 8:00am

Removing an American flag from their frat house will make them look better? What does this say about the campus climate at Stanford?

The College Fix reports:

Frat told to take down American flag to improve its image: report

Stanford University’s Sigma Chi chapter was shut down in May over allegations of “risk management...

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Obama Now Wants Credit for Boom in U.S. Oil Production: “That was me, people”

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Posted by    Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/29/2018 at 4:00pm
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Former President Obama has developed a habit of running after President Trump and trying to take credit for positive developments happening on the current president’s watch. The latest example came Tuesday when Obama declared that he is responsible for increased oil production in the United States.

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Socialists Discuss ‘Revolutionary Transformation of a World Economy’ at San Diego State

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Posted by    Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/29/2018 at 12:00pm

A decade ago, this would be dismissed as fringe. But now we have elected officials in America pushing the same thing.

The College Fix reports:

Socialist group talks ‘revolutionary trans...

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Williams College Students Demand Freedom From Speech

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Posted by    Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 10:00am 11/29/2018 at 10:00am

Williams is considering adopting a pro-free speech policy and some members of the student body are very unhappy about it.

Greg Lukianoff of the FIRE writes at Ricochet:

Students at Williams College Demand Freedom from Speech

Students at Williams College in Massachusetts are angry. According to a petition (PDF) signed by hundreds of students,...

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Stanford Wants to Charge College Republicans $19K for Security at Dinesh D’Souza Talk

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Posted by    Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 8:00am 11/29/2018 at 8:00am

As if the security fees weren’t ridiculous enough, the student association awarded the group a lousy $16.50 for their event. This is nothing more than using the system to enforce ideological bias.

The YAF blog reports:

After Awarding $16.50 For D’Souza YAF Lecture, Stanford Slaps $19,000 Security Fee On Conservative Club

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Students Sue Mount Ida College Six Months After Its Closure

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/28/2018 at 12:00pm

Students claim that trying to transfer in order to continue their education was horrible. The lawsuit is about privacy violations.

Mass Live reports:

Former students file suit against Mount Ida College alleging negligence, privacy violations

Former students of Mount Ida College filed a class action lawsuit against the school Monday, six months after the...

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UMass Slammed by Grad Student Union for Allowing Sean Spicer to Speak

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 10:00am 11/28/2018 at 10:00am
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The College Republicans invited Spicer, but they naturally can’t be allowed to enjoy the visit.

Campus Reform reports:

Labor union slams UMass for letting Sean Spicer speak

The University of Massachusetts Graduate Employee Organization protested former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer ahead of his appearance at the...

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Progressive Sole: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Shoes to be Displayed in Exhibit at Cornell

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 9:00am 11/28/2018 at 9:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is enjoying the sort of hero worship by Democrats and the media not seen since Obama. She can do no wrong in their eyes, and every aspect of her must be celebrated. Even the shoes she campaigned in are now going to get special treatment.

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Study Finds College Students Less Depressed When They Limit Time on Social Media

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 8:00am 11/28/2018 at 8:00am

This seems so obvious. How do students even get any studying done today when there are so many distractions?

The College Fix reports:

College students significantly less depressed, lonely when they limit social media: study

Limiting the amount of time spent daily on social media can significantly decrease feelings of depression and loneliness, according...

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George Washington U. May Follow Harvard’s Example and Ban Single-Sex Clubs

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/27/2018 at 12:00pm

I see this as nothing more than a reduction in student freedom. Why not let students decide these things for themselves?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Another major university might end same-sex student groups — how far will it go?

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Southern Connecticut State ‘Social Justice Month’ to Feature David Hogg

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 10:00am 11/27/2018 at 10:00am

David Hogg is clearly trying to ride the ‘professional activist’ wave to a career and it might work. That’s considered a noble profession on the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Conn. college promotes David Hogg for ‘Social Justice Month’

Southern Connecticut State University is currently hosting a “Social Justice Month” throughout the month of November...

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