Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 6)
 

Hillsdale College to Offer Master’s Degree in Government at New DC Location

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:30am 9/28/2019 at 11:30am

Hillsdale is one of the only colleges in America that openly embraces conservatism.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Hillsdale College Expands to Capitol Hill

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College Republicans in Connecticut Raise Alarm on Campus Harassment Over Political Views

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00am 9/28/2019 at 10:00am
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The Connecticut Federation of College Republicans held a press conference on Thursday, during which they claimed conservative students are being singled out on Connecticut campuses over their political views.

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Plan to Offer ‘Free’ College in New Mexico Met With Opposition

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:30am 9/28/2019 at 9:30am

Critics say the price tag supporters are low-balling the real cost which will be much higher.

The College Fix reports:

Free college tuition plan in New Mexico meets with opposition

A new plan to provide free college to all New Mexico residents is under fire by a taxpayer watchdog group and o...

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Political Football Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:00am 9/28/2019 at 8:00am
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Bad news everyone. Pete Buttigieg has some issues with college football.

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Yale Students Stage Walkout to Demand Divestment From Fossil Fuels

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Posted by    Friday, September 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Someone needs to explain to these students that America is finally energy independent, and that it’s a great thing.

The College Fix reports:

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Bulletin Boards at Michigan State Warn of ‘Harmful Language’ of Microaggressions

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Posted by    Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10:00am 9/27/2019 at 10:00am

College students today have no idea how much better they have it than previous generations.

Campus Reform reports:

​MSU warns against ‘harmful language’ with microaggression boards

At Michigan State University, at least two new microaggression boards discovered in two different student dormitories instruct students on how to take action against “harmful language.”

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Gender Neutral Fashion Show Causes Stir at Duquesne University

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Posted by    Friday, September 27, 2019 at 8:00am 9/27/2019 at 8:00am

Duquesne University is a Catholic school, so some people weren’t down with this.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports:

Gender neutral fashion show draws officials’ attention at Duquesne University

Did student organizers of a gender neutral fashion show at Duquesne University go too far in promoting the event with ads showing a man wearing a dress...

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Wall Street Democrats Warn They’ll Sit Out 2020 Presidential Election or Support Trump if Warren is Nominee

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Posted by    Friday, September 27, 2019 at 7:00am 9/27/2019 at 7:00am
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Jury Awards $100,000 to Boston College Student Accused of Sexual Assault

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Posted by    Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/26/2019 at 12:00pm

The money probably provides little comfort but at least it’s something.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Jury Sides With Student Accused of Sexual Assault

A former Boston College student has won more than $100,000 from his alma mater after a federal jury found the private nonprofit institution mishandled sexual assault allegations against him.

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Joe Biden’s Lead Evaporating in Key Early States as Warren Advances

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Posted by    Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11:00am 9/26/2019 at 11:00am
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Joe Biden has maintained a strong lead among Democratic 2020 hopefuls for months, but he is now starting to slip. Elizabeth Warren is inching up, and as she does, Biden is losing ground in key early states.

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Baylor University Sending ‘Equity Officer’ to Investigate Conservative Group Hosting Ben Shapiro

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Posted by    Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 10:00am 9/26/2019 at 10:00am

Isn’t it funny how liberal student groups never have to deal with things like this? It always goes in only one direction.

The Washington Examiner reports:

University sending ‘equity officer’ to investigate conservative group over Ben Shapiro speech

Baylor University, a Baptist university in Texas, has arranged to have an “equity officer” investigate the...

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Another Parent to be Sentenced in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by    Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 8:00am 9/26/2019 at 8:00am

This guy paid a quarter of a million dollars to get his son into a school that costs $60K a year. Amazing.

The College Fix reports:

Second parent to be sentenced in college admissions scandal

The second sentencing in the college admissions scandal is set to take place today, with one father potentially receiving...

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University of California System Announces Divestment from Fossil Fuels

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/25/2019 at 12:00pm

Progressive students will celebrate this as a victory because it’s all about politics. Theirs.

Campus Reform reports:

UC system announces divestment from fossil fuels

The University of California system has announced its intention to completely divest from fossil fuels.

Officials in charge of investments insist that their decision to move toward more “sustainable” and environmentally...

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U. St. Thomas Student Charged With Allegedly Making Hoax Bomb Threats to School

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00am 9/25/2019 at 10:00am

When someone does something like this, you have to wonder if they realize it’s going to follow them for years.

TwinCities.com reports:

St. Thomas student charged with federal crime for [allegedly] making bomb threats to university

A University of St. Thomas student has been charged with a federal crime for [allegedly] making what authorities...

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Demonstrates Utter Ignorance on Guns: an AR-15 ‘is as Heavy as 10 Boxes’

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 9:00am 9/25/2019 at 9:00am
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Democrats and people who work in media scream the loudest when it comes to gun control. Yet they repeatedly prove that they have very little knowledge on the subject.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) recently spoke to reporters about the AR-15. In the span of a minute, showed she had no idea...

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70 Percent of Wisconsin’s Highest Paid Public Employees Work for State University System

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 8:00am 9/25/2019 at 8:00am

And yet people wonder why the cost of college keeps going up so rapidly. Is it really a mystery?

The College Fix reports:

In Wisconsin, 70 percent of the highest-earning public employees work for the state university system

Of the 100 top-earning state employees in Wisconsin in 2018, the vast majority worked for the...

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Stanford University Drops Mandatory Diversity Program After Complaints of Personal Intrusion

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/24/2019 at 12:00pm

Students were apparently compelled to share a lot of personal information in this program and they pushed back.

Campus Reform reports:

Stanford scraps mandatory diversity activity after ‘tokenization,’ personal intrusion complaints

Stanford University is ceasing the use of a common activity employed by schools to celebrate diversity after students complained that the activity was...

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