Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 8)
 

Harvard Tells Students to Move Out of Dorms by Sunday Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by    Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8:00am 3/12/2020 at 8:00am
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Many students are probably stunned by this development, especially given the short notice.

CBS News in Boston reports:

Harvard Tells Students To Move Out By Sunday Due To Coronavirus, Classes Moving Online

Harvard University is telling students to move out of their dorms by Sunday at 5 p.m. due to the spread of coronavirus....

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San Diego State to Add Diversity and Inclusion Monitors to Faculty Hiring Committees

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/11/2020 at 12:00pm

Does this mean potential hires will now need the approval of a diversity administrator to be hired?

The College Fix reports:

Diversity and inclusion monitors to join faculty hiring committees at SDSU

San Diego State University has announced plans to train so-called Inclusion Representatives for faculty search committees in an effort to ensure those...

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VIDEO: Students for Trump Questioned by Administrators at Kennesaw State While Registering Voters

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 10:00am 3/11/2020 at 10:00am
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In the video below, the person registering voters claims he is a student. I have no recollection of anything like this happening to college students who supported Obama and engaged in campus activism on his behalf.

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Leftists at U. Maryland Protest LGBT Talk by Conservative: “Rhetoric That Gets Us Killed”

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 8:00am 3/11/2020 at 8:00am

Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire is a conservative and a Catholic who takes his faith seriously. Reaction to his talk is a little over the top.

The College Fix reports:

Leftists protest conservative’s talk on LGBTQ issues: ‘rhetoric that gets us KILLED’

Activists at the University of Maryland are sounding an alarm of...

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Woman Arrested for Allegedly Carving ‘White Pride’ Into Sidewalk in Front of Tennessee Business

https://wcyb.com/news/local/jcpd-woman-arrested-for-carving-white-pride-into-sidewalk-at-jc-business
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Posted by    Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7:00am 3/11/2020 at 7:00am
https://wcyb.com/news/local/jcpd-woman-arrested-for-carving-white-pride-into-sidewalk-at-jc-business

Law enforcement in Johnson City, Tennessee, responded this week to a possible hate crime. Someone carved the words ‘white pride’ into the sidewalk in front of a black-owned gym. Ultimately, a suspect was arrested.

Oddly enough, the person who was arrested is a woman of color.

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VIDEO: Northwestern Protesters Block Street After School Refuses to Divest From Fossil Fuels

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/10/2020 at 12:00pm
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Blocking streets will not win support for your cause. Why do people do this?

Campus Reform reports:

Northwestern climate protesters shut down roadway after being told no

Climate activists at Northwestern University shut down a major roadway Friday after finding out that the school would not be going through with a fossil fuel divestment...

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Amherst College Cancels Classes for Remainder of Spring Semester Over Coronavirus

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 10:00am 3/10/2020 at 10:00am

This is amazing. Amherst is not only going to remote, internet based classes, they are sending the students home.

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Columbia University President Condemns Anti-Semitism in Statement Ahead of BDS Vote

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 8:00am 3/10/2020 at 8:00am

Kudos to President Bollinger for making this statement. We need more leaders in higher education to do the same.

From the Columbia website:

President Bollinger Condemns Anti-Semitism in a Statement Before the Senate Plenary

I want to speak about a difficult matter—about a concern I have regarding the risk of a rising anti-Semitism on...

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Yale Psychiatrist Who Has Repeatedly Called Trump Mentally Unfit Refuses to Diagnose Biden

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 7:00am 3/10/2020 at 7:00am
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Yale psychiatrist Bandy Lee has repeatedly called Trump mentally unfit for office, despite the fact that she has never even met him. This has been widely condemned as an ethical violation of her profession.

As concerns grow about Joe Biden’s mental health, Lee is now refusing to apply...

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On-Campus Classes Cancelled at Stanford U. After Faculty Member Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by    Monday, March 9, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/9/2020 at 12:00pm

This is becoming a serious problem on college campuses. Schools all over the country are having to take special measures to deal with it.

NBC Bay Area reports:

Stanford University Cancels On-Campus Classes as Faculty Member Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Stanford University officials have announced that a faculty member who works in a clinic...

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Prof in UK Accused of Transphobia for Saying Only Females Menstruate

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Posted by    Monday, March 9, 2020 at 10:00am 3/9/2020 at 10:00am

We have reached the point where stating scientific facts can get you accused of bigotry.

The Daily Mail reports:

Exeter University economics lecturer is br...

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Protesters at Syracuse U. Warn of ‘Escalated Action’ if Officials Don’t Acknowledge White Supremacy

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Posted by    Monday, March 9, 2020 at 8:00am 3/9/2020 at 8:00am

This situation has been going on for weeks now and it sounds completely out of control.

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse U. protesters promise ‘escalation’ if officials don’t acknowledge ‘white supremacy’

The situation at Syracuse University rolls on as protesters continue their occupation of an administrative building, awaiting concession to their demands.

After a fourth...

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Honoring White Basketball Player Gets U. Wisconsin-Madison Accused of Racism

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 1:30pm 3/8/2020 at 1:30pm

Things like this have become so tiresome. When will people have had enough?

The College Fix reports:

U. Wisconsin-Madison accused of racism for honoring white basketball legend

In April 2015, University of Wisconsin star forward Frank Kaminsky was named Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year. Kaminsky, who had just led the Badgers...

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Joy Reid Warns Children of Trump Supporters May Put Your Kids At Risk For Coronavirus

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/8/2020 at 12:00pm
https://www.mrctv.org/videos/joy-reid-kids-trump-supporters-coronavirus-threat-your-kids

Some people on the left have been pushing the false claim that Trump called the Coronavirus a hoax. MSNBC’s Joy Reid just took that concept to a new level by suggesting the children of Trump supporters are a threat to other people’s kids.

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New York College Students Putting Spring Break on Hold Over Coronavirus

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 11:30am 3/8/2020 at 11:30am

I imagine there are students all over the country who are doing the same.

The New York Post reports:

Coronavirus puts NY college students’ spring break trips on hold

The coronavirus has college kids bracing for Spring brake.

NYU, Columbia and Cornell universities are urging students not to take off for foreign destinations this month....

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UC Santa Cruz Cancelled Classes Due to Grad Students Who Are Still Striking

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 9:30am 3/8/2020 at 9:30am
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The school recently fired 54 grad student teaching assistants over this, but they’re still going.

Campus Reform reports:

UCSC cancels classes due...

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The End of Persistence Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 8:00am 3/8/2020 at 8:00am
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The week began with so much promise.

Then everything fell apart.

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