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UVA Extending Financial Aid to Undocumented Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 8:00am 8/7/2019 at 8:00am

The money for this is reportedly coming from private funding.

From the Associated Press via WTOP News:

University of Virginia to offer aid to undocumented students

The University of Virginia has extended financial aid eligibility to undergraduate students who are in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

The Daily Progress reports the financial help...

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Left Wing Mob Outside Mitch McConnell’s Home Shouts Death Threats

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 7:00am 8/7/2019 at 7:00am
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An angry mob descended on the Kentucky home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday night after two deadly shootings.

A video captured people making violent comments and threats, such as asking someone to stab McConnell “in the heart.”

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Harvard Prof Accuses Trump of Terrorism After Shootings, Calls for Impeachment

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/6/2019 at 12:00pm

If you know anything about Laurence Tribe, you know that he was for impeachment long before this past weekend. He’s using the shootings for purely political purposes.

FOX News reports:

Harvard Law prof accuses Trump of ‘terrorism,’ calls for impeachment after shootings

Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe has a history of passionate opposition to...

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Dominican University in CA Now Offering Social Justice Major

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:00am 8/6/2019 at 10:00am

Tuition at this school is nearly $70,000 a year. Would you spend that kind of money for this?

Campus Reform reports:

You can MAJOR in social justice at this nearly $70,000 per year Calif. school

Dom...

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Democrats Fundraising Off El Paso and Dayton Shootings

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9:00am 8/6/2019 at 9:00am
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Rahm Emanuel once famously said that you should never let a crisis go to waste. Democrats have apparently taken that message to heart.

The DNC and Democratic candidates sent out fundraising emails after the two shootings over the weekend.

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American University Considering Mandating Use of Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 8:00am 8/6/2019 at 8:00am

The charge is being led by the school’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Who could have guessed?

The College Fix reports:

American University official says it plans to mandate use of preferred pronouns

American University’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion would like to require faculty to address students by their “chosen name and pronouns,”...

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U. Michigan Students Hold ‘Die-in’ as Call to Action for Climate Change

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Posted by    Monday, August 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/5/2019 at 12:00pm

Now that we have members of Congress stating publicly that the world is going to end in twelve years, we should probably expect more of this.

The College Fix reports:

U. Michigan students hold ‘die-in’ to call for action against climate change

Approximately fifty University of Michigan students and faculty, as well as local...

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Woman Accrues $500K in Student Loan Debt for Degrees in Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture

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Posted by    Monday, August 5, 2019 at 10:00am 8/5/2019 at 10:00am

Many Americans wouldn’t even consider buying a $500,000 home. How does someone borrow this much for education?

CNBC reports:

More student loan borrowers carry six-figure balances

Elisha Bokman has been out of school for eight years. Still, her student loan balance is half a million dollars.

Today, for her doctorate degree in naturopathic medicine and...

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The Future of Shopping Malls Might be on College Campuses

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Posted by    Monday, August 5, 2019 at 8:00am 8/5/2019 at 8:00am

This makes sense. Students always need stuff.

BuzzFeed reports:

The Future Of The Mall Might Be On Your College Campus

Chain retailers have their eyes on a new type of mall — your university. While higher education may once have been associated with the ivory tower — a secluded place of rigorous study —...

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Biden Launches Defense of Obama Legacy Following Debate Attacks

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Posted by    Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/4/2019 at 2:00pm
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After outcry from numerous Democrats over the political attacks on Obama during the second CNN debate last week, Joe Biden has found a new niche by defending the former president and his record.

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New York Outlaws Guns on Campus for Everyone but Security and Law Enforcement

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Posted by    Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 1:30pm 8/4/2019 at 1:30pm

This stands in direct contrast to other states which have been increasing campus carry rights in recent years.

Campus Reform reports:

New York outlaws only exception allowing students, profs to carry on campus

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More American Schools Offering Degrees in Marijuana Related Studies

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Posted by    Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 11:30am 8/4/2019 at 11:30am

This is a very real and emerging field. As states decriminalize the drug, an industry is springing up.

The College Fix reports:

More schools offering marijuana studies degrees

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U. Florida to Correct Free Speech Code and Pay Young Americans for Freedom $66K

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Posted by    Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 9:30am 8/4/2019 at 9:30am

This is a win for all students at the school, not just conservatives.

From the YAF blog:

University Of Florida To Correct Speech Code, Pay Young Americans For Freedom Students $66,000

Conservative students at the University of Florida will no longer be discriminated against on the basis of their conservative beliefs by their university....

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Destructive Debates Week at Legal Insurrection

https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/democratic-debate-july-30-2019/index.html
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Posted by    Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 8:00am 8/4/2019 at 8:00am
https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/democratic-debate-july-30-2019/index.html

Do Democrats believe these debates are helping them?

This was damaging.

And right on cue…

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New York Prof Compares Trump to Hugo Chavez and FOX News to Venezuelan Press

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Posted by    Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/3/2019 at 12:00pm

For the left, the Obama presidency and all of the slobbering media that went with it, never happened.

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U. Virginia Art Student Claims Class Presentation Turned Into Political Ambush

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Posted by    Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:30am 8/3/2019 at 11:30am

This student describes a scene which may be familiar to other conservative students.

From the Daily Signal:

When My College Art Class Became a Political Ambush

One afternoon during my sophomore year at the University of Virginia, I had to attend a presentation from the college’s residential artist for an art class that I...

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Coincidence? CA Website Redesign Makes it Harder to Scrutinize Kamala Harris’s Record as Top Cop

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Posted by    Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:00am 8/3/2019 at 10:00am

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has redesigned its website, and one of the beneficiaries of the new design is Kamala Harris. The new site makes it more difficult to examine her public records.

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