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Student Protesters Who Blocked Field at Harvard Yale Football Game Get Records Expunged

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Posted by    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/31/2020 at 12:00pm

So these protesters won’t get any real punishment and their records will be clean? Must be nice.

The College Fix reports:

Ivy League privilege: Climate change protesters get records expunged for shutting down football game

Going to an Ivy League school is great. Not only are you practically guaranteed a lucrative job and enriching...

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Michigan State University Launches New Website for Undocumented Students

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Posted by    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 10:00am 1/31/2020 at 10:00am

This was apparently an initiative of the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives.

Campus Reform reports:

Michigan State: ‘Our goal is to reduce apprehension’ of illegal immigrants

Michigan State University launched a new website for “undocumented students, refugees, and recipients of…DACA,” with a goal to “reduce apprehension.”

MSU announced...

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Elizabeth Warren: My Education Secretary Must Be Approved By A Transgender Child

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Posted by    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00am 1/31/2020 at 9:00am
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Elizabeth Warren is taking ‘woke’ politics in education to a whole new level. During an event on Thursday, she said that as president, her secretary of education would have to be approved by a transgender child she presumably met on the campaign trail.

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University of Montana President Competes With Mayor in Cow Pie Tossing Contest

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Posted by    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 8:00am 1/31/2020 at 8:00am

This actually makes Montana sound like a lot of fun, doesn’t it?

The Missoulian reports:

University of Montana president, mayor face off in cow pie toss

As the smell of dried cow pies filled the University of Montana Oval Wednesday, competition was in the air in advance of an epic turd-tossing throw-down between President...

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Students Protest After Racist Graffiti Found at the University of Richmond

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Posted by    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/30/2020 at 12:00pm

How do we know the graffiti isn’t part of a hoax? This sort of thing has happened a number of times in recent years.

WWBT News reports:

Students protest after reported racist graffiti at the University of Richmond

At Saturday nights University of Richmond basketball game at the Robbins Center, some students in attendance...

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Gabbard on CNN Town Hall Snub: “Excluding the First Female Combat Veteran Ever to Run for President”

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Posted by    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:00am 1/30/2020 at 11:00am
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CNN is holding a series of town hall events with Democratic candidates ahead of the New Hampshire primary. For some unknown reason, the network excluded Tulsi Gabbard.

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Petition Launched at Arizona State to Cancel Classes Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 10:00am 1/30/2020 at 10:00am

Lots of colleges and universities are taking measures to deal with this, but ASU has an actual case.

FOX News reports:

Coronavirus case at ASU prompts petition for university to cancel classes

Students at Arizona State University are demanding the cancellation of classes after the nation’s fifth and most recent case of the novel...

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UMass Amherst Seminar Will Discuss the ‘Oppressions of Whiteness’ in Healthcare

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Posted by    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 8:00am 1/30/2020 at 8:00am

The left seems to see racism everywhere. It’s like an obsession.

The College Fix reports:

UMass Amherst seminar: Healthcare is ‘centered within the oppressions of whiteness’

In just two weeks, the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing will host a “health ethic...

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Pete Buttigieg Campaign Reportedly Worried About Staff Microaggressions

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 5:00pm 1/29/2020 at 5:00pm
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We have repeatedly covered the topic of microaggressions as part of our ongoing examination of the culture of higher education. We did not however, expect the subject to come up in our coverage of the 2020 Democratic primary.

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College Suspends Football Coach for Saying He Would Like to Have Dinner With Hitler

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 12:30pm 1/29/2020 at 12:30pm

What was this coach thinking? He had to know a comment like this would set off a firestorm.

The College Fix reports:

College football coach suspended after saying he would have dinner with Adolf Hitler

A football coach at a state university landed in hot water after making the bizarre claim that he would...

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U. Florida Students Protest Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 10:30am 1/29/2020 at 10:30am

Justice Thomas is teaching at the school. The protest is being framed as a #MeToo thing. Do you you think it might have something to do with politics as well?

WCJB News reports:

University of Florida students protest arrival of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

A Supreme Court Justice with previous sexual harassment allegations...

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Chair of Harvard Chemistry Department Charged With Lying About Work for China

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 8:00am 1/29/2020 at 8:00am

This is far more serious than it looks at face value. Big money was involved, as you’ll read below.

NBC News reports:

Harvard’s chemistry chair charged with lying about China contract

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a top Harvard University scientist with lying to the Department of Defense about his work for a Chinese-run...

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Charles Murray Returning to Middlebury College at Invitation of College Republicans

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 4:00pm 1/28/2020 at 4:00pm
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After what happened the last time Murray visited Middlebury, it’s shocking that he agreed to return.

The Vermont Digger reports:

Middlebury College Republicans invite Charles Murray back to campus

The Middlebury College Republicans announced Wednesday...

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Feminist Prof Accused of Transphobia Needs Bodyguards Due to Threats

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 2:00pm 1/28/2020 at 2:00pm

Even being a feminist scholar won’t protect you if you don’t display the proper level of wokeness.

The College Fix reports:

‘Transphobic’ feminist professor gets bodyguards due to threats from activists

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Yale Art History Course Being Dropped Over Focus on Straight White Males

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 12:30pm 1/28/2020 at 12:30pm

When history isn’t progressive enough, just stop teaching it. Problem solved.

The Yale Daily News reports:

Art History Department to scrap survey course

Yale will stop teaching a storied introductory survey course in art history, citing the impossibility of adequately covering the entire field — and its varied cultural backgrounds — in one course.

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Democrats Enter Panic Zone Over the Rise of Bernie Sanders In Iowa and New Hampshire

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 7:00am 1/28/2020 at 7:00am
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Bernie Sanders is having his moment. With a week to go until the Iowa caucuses, Sanders is leading the Democrat field, according to a Siena/New York Times poll. The Real Clear Politics average of polls shows Sanders

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Iowa Dad to Elizabeth Warren: “those of us who did the right thing get screwed” under your student debt foregiveness plan

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Posted by    Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:00pm 1/25/2020 at 7:00pm
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An Iowa dad expressed a view shared by many, that Elizabeth Warren’s plan to forgive student loan debt is unfair. It would let some people off the hook for unpaid debt while ignoring the people who acted responsibly and did the right thing by paying their debts.

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