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Minneapolis Business College to Close in December 2019

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Posted by    Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Another one bites the dust. It’s becoming clear that no small school is safe.

The Star Tribune reports:

After 145 years, Minneapolis Business College to close in December

Minneapolis Business College, a for-profit institution in Roseville focused on career preparation, will close its doors in December due to declining enrollment, the school announced Monday.

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Former For-Profit College Students Suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

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Posted by    Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 10:00am 6/27/2019 at 10:00am
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Is it her fault that they chose to attend these schools?

The Huffington Post reports:

Nearly 160,000 Former For-Profit College Students Sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

More than 158,000 former students at predatory for-profit colleges sued Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her department on Tuesday, demanding that the Department of Education continue reviewing...

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U. Maryland to be First in Nation to Offer Degree in Medical Cannabis Science

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Posted by    Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 8:00am 6/27/2019 at 8:00am

This used to be thought of as a joke but now it is actually a field with opportunity. You’d be more likely to get a job with this degree than any “studies” program.

WJLA News reports:

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Bernie Sanders’ Policy Advisor, Who Backs Student Loan Forgiveness, Has $180K Debt

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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She put this out on Twitter and then deleted the tweet when people noticed the seeming conflict of interests.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Sanders Senior Policy Adviser Advocates College Debt Forgiveness, Has 180K Debt

A senior policy adviser to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) is advocat...

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Virginia State Forbids Student Groups From Violating ‘Public Morals’

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:00am 6/26/2019 at 10:00am

The school isn’t entirely clear on what this means. Perhaps that’s the point.

The College Fix reports:

State university forbids student groups from violating ‘public morals’

An official policy at a state university in Virginia prohibits student organizations...

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Mainstream Media Already Has Headlines Written: Elizabeth Warren is Big Winner in First Debates

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 9:00am 6/26/2019 at 9:00am
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The first Democratic debates are tonight and tomorrow, and the media is already dropping not-so-subtle hints about who will win the debates. Get ready for multiple reports about Elizabeth Warren’s impressive performance.

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Survey Finds Two-Thirds of American Employees Regret Their Advanced College Degrees

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 8:00am 6/26/2019 at 8:00am

How fascinating that this report came out one day before the first Democrat debate where this issue will surely be a focus.

CBS News reports:

Two-thirds of American employees regret their college degrees

A college education is still considered a pathway to higher lifetime earnings and gainful employment for Americans. Nevertheless, two-thirds of employees...

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South Dakota Emerging as a Leader in Protecting Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/25/2019 at 12:00pm

It’s refreshing to see this issue being taken seriously.

Frederick M. Hess writes at National Review:

South Dakota’s Efforts to Protect Speech on Campus Could Be a Model for the Nation

This Wednesday, June 26, the South Dakota Board of Regents will meet to discuss the implementation of one of the nation’s more forceful...

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Campus of College of New Rochelle up for Sale as it Prepares for Closure

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:00am 6/25/2019 at 10:00am

This is now happening on a near weekly basis. Someone needs to think of something to do with all these empty campuses.

Lohud reports:

College of New Rochelle campus up for sale as school readies for shutdown

The College of New Rochelle’s 15.6-acre campus is being put up for sale as the school prepares...

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Bernie Sanders Proposes Plan to End Student Loan Debt With $2 Trillion Dollar Price Tag

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 9:00am 6/25/2019 at 9:00am
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Bernie Sanders has announced a new plan to wipe out all college debt and to make higher education a “human right.”

The cost of his plan is a mere $2 trillion. To raise that money, he wants to tax evil Wall Street.

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Literature Prof Says it Makes Him Happy to See Poor White People Begging

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 8:00am 6/25/2019 at 8:00am

What kind of person says this about any particular group of people?

The College Fix reports:

Black SUNY prof: ‘Seeing poor white people makes me happy’

A professor of literature at SUNY Old Westbury says it makes him happy when he sees poor white people on the street begging for food or money.

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U. Michigan Launches Investigation After Noose Found on Employee’s Desk

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Posted by    Monday, June 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/24/2019 at 12:00pm

We’ve seen so many campus hoaxes that begin with something like this. It’s good to remain skeptical.

FOX 6 News reports:

University of Michigan investigating after noose found at employee’s desk

University of Michigan police are investigating after a noose was found on an employee’s desk at a university hospital.

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Rutgers Hosting Event Titled ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’

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Posted by    Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10:00am 6/24/2019 at 10:00am

Substitute any other race or identity group and this would be denounced as hate.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers to host ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’ event

Rutgers University’s Newark campus is scheduled to host a nearly five-hour event called “Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture,” according to the school’s website.

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Historic Catholic Bell Removed from UC Santa Cruz After Being Deemed a ‘Racist’ Symbol

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Posted by    Monday, June 24, 2019 at 8:00am 6/24/2019 at 8:00am

History is being removed from view, little by little. It’s death by a million paper cuts.

FOX News reports:

Historic Catholic marker deemed ‘racist symbol’ removed by University of California Santa Cruz

A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long...

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California Insurance Executive Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by    Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:30pm 6/23/2019 at 3:30pm

He paid $450,000 to get his two kids into USC. Amazing.

USA Today reports:

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids’ admission into USC as fake recruits

A California title insurance executive admitted Friday to paying $450,000 to fraudulently get his daughter and son admitted into the University of Southern California...

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Feminist TA at UC Santa Barbara Under Fire for Saying Men are not Women

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Posted by    Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/23/2019 at 12:00pm

We’ve reached the point where people are no longer allowed to say things that are scientifically accurate.

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Come for Pete Buttigieg After Police Shooting in South Bend

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Posted by    Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 10:00am 6/23/2019 at 10:00am
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