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Two Members of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees Have Resigned

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00am 4/3/2019 at 8:00am
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The meltdown at Hampshire continues. Now people are apparently turning on each other in anger.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Second Hampshire College trustee resigns

Another member of Hampshire College’s board of trustees has resigned, submitting a letter that sheds light on tensions within the board as Hampshire charts a course forward amid...

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Two More Women Accuse Joe Biden of Inappropriate Touching (that makes four)

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7:00am 4/3/2019 at 7:00am
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Two women previously came forward to assert inappropriate touching and nuzzling by Joe Biden. On Tuesday, April 2, an additional two women stepped forward, raising the total to four.

This is not good news for Joe Biden, who hasn’t even announced a 2020 run yet.

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University of Hartford Student Accused of Stabbing Classmates During Acting Exercise

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/2/2019 at 7:00pm
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A University of Hartford student named Jake Wascher was acting out a scene from a movie when he allegedly stabbed two classmates. He fled the scene, but was arrested later and now faces criminal charges.

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Villanova’s Teaching Evaluations Now Include Ratings for Diversity and Cultural Awareness

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/2/2019 at 2:00pm

This sounds like it’s about controlling what the professors say and making them careful about how they say it.

The College Fix reports:

Professor teaching evaluations now include ‘diversity,’ ‘cultural awareness’ ratings

Villanova University has launched an effort to monitor professor bias in its lecture halls, according to a pair of professors employed there....

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Academics Who Predicted Closure of Private Colleges Stand By Their Analysis

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 10:00am 4/2/2019 at 10:00am

Clayton M. Christensen and Michael B. Horn predicted that many private colleges would end up folding and if recent news is any indication, they were right.

They recently revisited the topic in a column for Inside Higher Ed:

Perilous Times

In New England, where we live, small private colleges have felt the chill of...

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Berkeley Law School Dean Says Trump’s Free Speech Executive Order is Unconstitutional

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 8:00am 4/2/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a bit hard to take this from someone at Berkeley. Has this dean seen what’s been happening at his school in recent years?

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley law school dean: Trump’s free speech executive order is ‘unconstitutional’

In light of President Donald Trump’s executive order on free speech, Erwin Chermerinsky, dean of Berkeley...

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Why Isn’t Rachel Maddow Treated Like Other Crazy Conspiracy Theorists?

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Posted by    Monday, April 1, 2019 at 9:10am 4/1/2019 at 9:10am
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MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has spent over two years pushing a conspiracy theory, yet she is celebrated by many people on the left in politics and media. Why is she treated any differently than say, Alex Jones?

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U. Arizona Students to be Charged After Disrupting Border Patrol Event With Shouts of “Murder Patrol”

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Posted by    Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/31/2019 at 2:00pm
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Last week, two border patrol agents were speaking to a small group of students at the University of Arizona when the event was interrupted by a student calling them the KKK and “murder patrol.” She was eventually joined by other students, and now they’re facing charges.

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Wheeling Jesuit University Slashing Programs and Faculty in Effort to Survive

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Posted by    Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/31/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s amazing how quickly so many small schools are scrambling to stay afloat or closing. The reckoning is here.

Morning Journal reports:

Wheeling Jesuit slashes all but 11 programs, sports...

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Student Govt. at USC Proposes Making Campus a Sanctuary for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 11:30am 3/31/2019 at 11:30am

This is just more left wing virtue signaling.

Campus Reform reports:

USC student gov proposes making campus ‘sanctuary’ for illegal aliens

A senator from the University of Southern California undergraduate student government presented a resolution Tuesday expressing support for a “sanctuary campus,” where illegal alien students would be protected.

Sen. Michaela Murphy presented the “Sanctuary...

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Will Penn Rename Biden Center Following Allegations Against the Former VP?

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Posted by    Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 9:30am 3/31/2019 at 9:30am
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It’s a fair question, considering the fact that they scrubbed another man’s name based on accusations of sexual harassment.

The College Fix reports:

Penn is silent on whether it will rename Biden Center, following sexual allegations against Joe Biden

A year ago, the University of Pennsylvania scrubbed a major donor’s name from campus after...

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The End of Russiagate Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 8:00am 3/31/2019 at 8:00am
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What a week. The last hope of the so-called resistance came crashing down with a thud.

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Hiwassee College to Close at End of Spring 2019 Semester

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Posted by    Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/30/2019 at 1:30pm

Another one bites the dust. This is happening at a rate of two or three per month now.

WATE News reports:

Students grappling with next moves as Hiwassee College set to close at end of semester

Hiwassee College will close at the end of the spring 2019 semester due to financial reasons.

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Freelance Reporter: NBC/MSNBC Politics Managing Editor Tried “to bully me on behalf of the DNC”

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Posted by    Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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Yashar Ali is a liberal journalist, but a fair one. If you spend any time on Twitter, you’ll see that he is respected by many conservatives.

On Friday, he published a series of tweets which described an attempt to intimidate him by the managing editor of NBC/MSNBC politics on behalf of the...

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Hofstra University Students Renew Effort to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From Campus

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Posted by    Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:30am 3/30/2019 at 11:30am
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Here we go again. The school refused to do this last year, but the students aren’t taking no for an answer.

Campus Reform reports:

Founding Fathers under attack: Students demand Thomas Jefferson statue removal

Students at Hofstra University protested a statue of Thomas Jefferson on Friday at the second annual event, titled “Jefferson Has...

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FIRE Sues UCLA for Hiding Public Records About Disruption of Trump Official’s Speech

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Posted by    Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 9:30am 3/30/2019 at 9:30am

FIRE is suing UCLA because the school won’t produce records about who disrupted a speech by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

The College Fix reports:

UCLA sued for hiding public records on disruption of Trump official’s speech

UCLA is required by state law to turn over “disclosable” public records within 10 days of request. In...

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Legal Nightmares Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:00am 3/30/2019 at 8:00am
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The college admissions scandal is already having a huge legal impact on higher education.

And here’s another legal nightmare to throw on the fire.

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