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Petition Calls on U. Florida to Change Humanities Requirement to Race and Racism Course

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 8:00am 6/16/2020 at 8:00am

Campus leftists are using current events to push for all sorts of things they might not get at another time.

Campus Reform reports:

UF students push to replace humanities requirement with ‘race & racism’ course

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Petition Calls for Suspension of College Republicans at Elon U. Over Alleged Insensitive Comments

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Posted by    Monday, June 15, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/15/2020 at 12:00pm

Members of the College Republicans allegedly said some insensitive things about Black Lives Matter. You can call Trump a fascist and call Republicans racist, but speaking ill of BLM in any way is just not allowed.

The College Fix reports:

Petition wants suspension of Elon U. College Republicans due to members’ ‘insensitive’ comments

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Protesters Occupy U. Chicago Police Headquarters Demanding Department be Abolished

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Posted by    Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10:00am 6/15/2020 at 10:00am

These students are in Chicago and they don’t think they’ll ever need police? Best of luck.

CBS News in Chicago reports:

Protesters Occupy University Of Chicago Police Headquarters Demanding Department Be Abolished

Protesters have locked themselves inside the campus police headquarters at the University of Chicago, and now they say officers won’t let anyone...

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Pioneer Statues Toppled During Protests at University of Oregon

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Posted by    Monday, June 15, 2020 at 8:00am 6/15/2020 at 8:00am

These statues have been a target of the left for quite a while. Now protesters had an excuse to topple them.

Oregon Live reports:

Pioneer statues toppled amid protests at University...

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Chicago HS Principal Pressured to Resign for Telling Kids Not to Participate in Violence and Looting

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/14/2020 at 1:30pm

The principal, Joyce Kenner, is a black woman. This is unreal.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Joyce Kenner leads Whitney Young, but after George Floyd’s killing she faces calls to resign: ‘If I don’t understand about black people and oppression, nobody else does.’

After Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, an 11-year-old Joyce...

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U. Utah Medical Students Want School to Sever Ties With Police

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 11:30am 6/14/2020 at 11:30am

Similar efforts are underway at a handful of other schools. I expect we’ll see more of this.

Deseret News reports:

University of Utah medical students call for...

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Truck Drivers Might Refuse to Deliver to Cities With Defunded Police

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 10:00am 6/14/2020 at 10:00am
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American truckers have been working overtime since the beginning of the pandemic to deliver needed goods all over the country, and they have done a great job.

The left’s new effort to ‘defund the police’ is making some truckers nervous, and who can blame them?

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Middle School Teacher Among Those Arrested for Allegedly Vandalizing Columbus Statue in RI

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 9:30am 6/14/2020 at 9:30am

The man is a social studies teacher. It’s time for America to have a conversation about who is teaching our children.

WPRI News reports:

Pawtucket teacher among those arrested for vandalizing boarded-up Columbus statue

Three people were arrested early Saturday morning for vandalizing the Christopher Columbus statue in Providence.

One of the suspects arrested, Derrick...

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World Gone Mad Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 8:00am 6/14/2020 at 8:00am
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Try to imagine how Democrats and the media would have reacted if armed Tea Party members took over part of an American city.

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Johns Hopkins U. Suspends Plan for Armed Campus Police Amid Protests

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/13/2020 at 1:30pm

Student activists have been fighting this initiative for months. Recent events gave them just the opportunity they needed.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

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U. Houston Suspends Voluntary Workouts After Six Student Athletes Test Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:30am 6/13/2020 at 11:30am

Were you starting to forget about Coronavirus? The media seems to have moved on.

ESPN reports:

University of Houston suspends workouts after six student-athletes test positive

The University of Houston has suspended voluntary workouts for all student-athletes after six symptomatic student-athletes in various sports tested positive for the coronavirus as the Houston area has...

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The Left Targets Tucker Carlson’s Advertisers… Again

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:00am 6/13/2020 at 11:00am
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In recent weeks, Tucker Carlson of FOX News has been a lone voice in the media wilderness. No one on television has been more brutally honest about what is happening in America right now. Carlson has even had the guts to criticize Black Lives Matter.

For this, he must...

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University Creates High Ranking Diversity Position Despite Coronavirus Hiring Freeze

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:30am 6/13/2020 at 9:30am

At times like this, people and organizations show where their true priorities lie.

The College Fix reports:

Public university creates high-ranking diversity position, exempts from COVID-19 hiring freeze

Some things are more important than fiscal prudence in a time of plummeting university income. Namely, an associate vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Cancel Culture on Steroids Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 8:00am 6/13/2020 at 8:00am
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Higher education has fully embraced the anti-police movement.

But police aren’t the only ones being canceled.

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Berklee College of Music in Boston Apologizes for Letting Police Use Bathrooms During Protests

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Posted by    Friday, June 12, 2020 at 1:00pm 6/12/2020 at 1:00pm
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Berklee College of Music is located on Massachusetts Avenue, in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. During the protests for George Floyd, Boston police officers were posted near the school and were allowed to use the school’s bathrooms.

Now the school is apologizing for this.

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Westfield State University Investigating ‘Disturbing’ Posts on Social Media

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Posted by    Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/12/2020 at 12:00pm

The school’s office of diversity and inclusion is assessing the case. What could go wrong?

Mass Live reports:

Westfield State University investigates ‘disturbing’ social media posts

An alleged social media exchange between students is being investigated at Westfield State University.

A message on the university’s Twitter site Thursday said the university “is assessing and addressing...

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Vandal Behind Anti-Black Racist Graffiti at Salisbury University is Black

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Posted by    Friday, June 12, 2020 at 10:00am 6/12/2020 at 10:00am

Sadly, we’ve seen this movie before. This is often done to justify making demands.

The College Fix reports:

CONFIRMED: Vandal behind racist graffiti at Salisbury University … is black

Salisbury University experienced massive racial unrest after a series of racist graffiti was discovered on campus over the course of the 2019-20 school year.

The public,...

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