Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 8)
 

New Mexico Governor Asks State Legislature to Fund ‘Free’ College Program

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Posted by    Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:00am 9/20/2019 at 10:00am

They are actually calling this free, rather than taxpayer funded. It isn’t free. Someone is paying for it.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Free College for All in New Mexico

New Mexico governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, is asking the state’s Legislature to fund a scholarship program that would cover tuition and fees for...

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Duke University Rejects Christian Student Group Over LGBT Policy

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Posted by    Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00am 9/20/2019 at 8:00am

The group, Young Life, doesn’t discriminate against gay people. They just don’t believe gay people should serve in staff positions because they’re serious about being Christians.

WRAL News reports:

Student government at Duke University rejects Young Life, citing its LGBTQ policy

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Climate Change as Religion: Seminary Students Confess Their Sins to Plants in Ritual

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Posted by    Friday, September 20, 2019 at 7:00am 9/20/2019 at 7:00am
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Conservatives often say that progressives act as if climate change is a religion. They can now say that without a shred of irony.

Students at the Union Theological Seminary of Manhattan recently performed a religious ritual in which they confessed their sins to plants.

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Student Climate Change Activist: “The world is ending? What are we studying for?”

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Posted by    Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/19/2019 at 1:00pm
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During the same congressional hearing that featured Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, lawmakers also heard from an American teenager named Jamie Margolin of Washington state.

She used the same type of doomsday rhetoric we’ve heard from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. According to Margolin, some of her peers are wondering why they should even...

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Janet Napolitano Stepping Down as University of California President in 2020

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It’s amazing that she has been there since 2013. And before that she was the director of Homeland Security. Remember that?

FOX News reports:

Janet Napolitano to step down as University of California president in 2020

University of California President Janet Napolitano, who oversaw historic expansions of the 10-campus system and championed immigrant students,...

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Student Govt. Officials at University of Pennsylvania Push for Mandatory Diversity Training

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Posted by    Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00am 9/19/2019 at 10:00am

They want this for themselves and everyone else. Have you noticed this is almost always mandatory?

The College Fix reports:

Student government officials want internal training to help them understand ‘diversity and bias’

Representatives of the student government at the University of Pennsylvania are pushing for mandatory diversity training for themselves and their colleagues,...

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Trump Reelection Campaign Launches ‘Make Campus Great Again’ Program

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Posted by    Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 8:00am 9/19/2019 at 8:00am

The College Democrats are apparently not happy about this.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

Trump Victory Launches ‘Make Campus Great Again’ Event, Democrats Pounce

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign launched a “Make Campus Great Again” program for the fall, and College Democrats aren’t happy about it.

The program kicked...

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Wild Turkey Killed for Harassing People on University of Michigan Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/18/2019 at 12:00pm

Wild turkeys can be very aggressive and this one was clearly a menace.

MLive reports:

Turkey accused of harassing joggers at University of Michigan killed by DNR

The University of Michigan’s infamous north campus turkey appears to have strutted its way into the great beyond.

After they were unable to shoo the territorial bird away...

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Columbia University Prof to Deliver Lecture on Microagressions at Washington and Lee U.

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00am 9/18/2019 at 10:00am

Would you pay to hear a lecture like this? Would you even go for free?

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League prof paints ‘microaggressions’ as ‘toxic rain’ in lecture

A Columbia University psychology professor will be giving a “microaggressi...

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Johns Hopkins Professor on Child Transgenderism Trend: “Many Will Regret This”

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 8:00am 9/18/2019 at 8:00am

This professor is also a psychiatrist, and he makes an excellent point. As I have noted before, even the far left professor and culture critic Camille Paglia has said that indulging children in this is a form of child abuse.

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Corey Lewandowski Trolls Befuddled Democrats on House Judiciary Committee

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7:00am 9/18/2019 at 7:00am
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Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski appeared before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and answered questions for hours. It was the latest attempt by Democrats to appear as if they are trying to impeach Trump.

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Campus Shout Downs Have Led to an Increase in Laws Protecting Free Speech

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/17/2019 at 12:00pm

This issue has been driven largely by the left’s efforts to silence conservative speech by labeling it as hate speech.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Free Speech Laws Mushroom in Wake of Campus Protests

Free speech advocates were enraged when Middlebury College students in 2017 drowned out a planned talk by the author Charles Murray,...

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Social Justice Culture is Now Infiltrating the Study of Medicine

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:00am 9/17/2019 at 10:00am

When your life is on the line, will you really care how ‘woke’ your doctor is?

Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, formerly of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, writes at the Wall Street Journal:

Take Two Aspirin and Call Me by My Pronouns

The American College of Physicians says its mission is to...

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Student Leaders at Notre Dame Take on ‘Heteronormativity’ in Dorm Policy

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 8:00am 9/17/2019 at 8:00am

Notre Dame has single sex dorms and according to student critics, this is a problem for LGBT students on campus.

The College Fix reports:

Student leaders fight ‘heteronormativity’ at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame to this day exclusively maintains single-sex dorms, with all-male and all-female residence halls at the 177-year-old Catholic institution.

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Working Families Party Backs Warren for 2020 After Endorsing Bernie in 2016

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:00am 9/17/2019 at 7:00am
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The Working Families Party, an organization which espouses Democratic Socialism and endorsed Bernie Sanders in 2016, is now throwing its support to Elizabeth Warren for 2020. That’s rather telling.

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New App at University of Alabama Will Track Students During Football Games

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Posted by    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/16/2019 at 12:00pm

In exchange for using the app, students will get perks. Sounds a little fishy.

FOX News reports:

University of Alabama tracking students during college football games

In an effort to keep University of Alabama students engaged dur...

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University of Utah Holds Debate on Second Amendment Limits

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Posted by    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:00am 9/16/2019 at 10:00am

The main question was whether Second Amendment rights extend beyond the home.

Deseret News reports:

University of Utah deb...

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