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Harvard’s 2018 Endowment Makes It Wealthier Than 109 Countries in the World

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Posted by    Friday, August 30, 2019 at 8:00am 8/30/2019 at 8:00am
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Stacker released a list of the richest schools in America with Harvard coming out on top. This is not a shock, but it did shock me that its 2018 endowment of $38.3 billion made it wealthier than 109 countries in the world.

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University of Kansas Faculty Wants School to Boot ‘Bastion of Bigotry’ Chick-fil-A From Campus

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Posted by    Friday, August 30, 2019 at 7:00am 8/30/2019 at 7:00am
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The faculty at the University of Kansas has asked Chancellor Doug Girod to boot delicious Chick-fil-A from campus. The outrage comes after the school gave the magnificent fast-food restaurant a prime location in the student union. From The Kansas City Star (emphasis mine):

“KU granted Chick-fil-A, a bastion of bigotry, a prime...

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NYPD Union Wants Mayor De Blasio Removed, Commissioner James O’Neill to Resign

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/29/2019 at 3:00pm

The bitter relationship between the New York Police Department (NYPD) and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to grow.

The Police Benevolent Association, the NYPD union, voted no confidence in de Blasio and Commissioner James O’Neill due to the firing of Daniel Pantaleo. He is the officer involved in the...

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Immigration Services Offered to Those at Cal State San Marcos, San Diego State University

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/29/2019 at 12:00pm

The Jewish Family Service of San Diego has offered “immigration legal services to students, staff and faculty at Cal State San Marcos and San Diego State University.” From Fox 5 San Diego:

CSU announced partnerships with four immigrant-rights organizations around the state to roll out legal services to all but one of...

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DOJ IG: ‘Comey’s Retention, Handling, and Dissemination of Certain Memos Violated’ DOJ, FBI Policies

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:22am 8/29/2019 at 10:22am
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The Department of Justice Inspector General released his long-awaited report into former FBI director James Comey’s handling of sensitive investigative information and the way he handled certain memos.

The IG found “no evidence” that Comey or his lawyers provided the media with classified information.

However, the IG “concluded that Comey’s retention, handling, and...

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Michigan State University Students Protest Flat Rate Tuition

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:00am 8/29/2019 at 10:00am
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Apparently, Michigan State University’s flat-rate tuition is not low enough. Students want it lowered to 12 credits because some cannot afford 15 credits. From WLNS.com:

Wednesday was the first day of classes at Michigan State University and instead of wearing green and white, some students traded in their school colors for all...

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UT-Austin Appoints Matthew McConaughey to Professor in the College of Communication

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 8:00am 8/29/2019 at 8:00am
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Everyone knows Matthew McConaughey loves his University of Texas. You see him at so many sporting events. The school even made him a visiting professor.

Now he has a full-time gig! The school announced:

McConaughey joins the faculty in the Department of Radio-Television-Film after serving as a visiting instructor since 2015, when he...

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Teen Registered People to Vote as They Waited in Line at Popeyes

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/28/2019 at 5:00pm
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David Ledbetter, 17, used the freakout over Popeyes new sandwich as an opportunity to register people to vote.

The North Carolina teen cannot vote, but he saw it as a chance to bring young people into politics.

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Stacey Abrams Will Not Run for Georgia Senate Seat After Isakson Retires

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/28/2019 at 1:00pm
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Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson announced this morning he will step down at the end of 2019 due to his battle with Parkinson’s disease.

People on social media brought up Stacey Abrams, but she immediately shot down the idea.

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LGBT Activist: Don’t Like Boys in the Locker Room? Use the Nurse’s Station

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/28/2019 at 12:00pm

An LGBT activist in Hawaii had the nerve to tell females if they do not want a boy in their locker room they should use the nurse’s station to change. From The College Fix:

Hawaii’s KITV reports on a controversy at Kamehameha Schools Maui, where a male volleyball athlete started identifying as...

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Investigation Launched Over 10 Suspicious Deaths, Including One Homicide, at West Virginia VA

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 11:00am 8/28/2019 at 11:00am
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Three people have told USA Today that authorities have launched an investigation into the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, due to 10 suspicious deaths.

A federal medical examiner ruled one death a homicide.

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UNC: School Should Decide How to Treat Sexual Assault Records

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:00am 8/28/2019 at 10:00am
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The University of North Carolina is seeking to overturn a decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals that ruled the school must release details on how the school disciplined students “found responsible for rape or sexual assault.”

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The case stems from a November 2016 lawsuit filed by a coalition of...

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UT-Austin Professor Calls Trump and His Supporters Nazis

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8:00am 8/28/2019 at 8:00am

I know Mike has chronicled professors calling President Donald Trump a Nazi along with his supporters. Guess nothing has changed because a UT-Austin professor has gone off on Trump and his supporters on Twitter.

Campus Reform published its article on Monday. The professor still has a Twitter account so I added new...

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Report: Ilhan Omar is a Home Wrecker Says Jilted Spouse of Political Consultant

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/27/2019 at 3:00pm
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The New York Post reported Tuesday afternoon that a woman filing for divorce claimed Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) stole her husband.

According to Dr. Beth Jordan Mynett, her husband Tim Mynett told her in April of his affair with the congresswoman. He also “made a ‘shocking declaration of love'”...

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Hillary Clinton Will Launch University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/27/2019 at 12:00pm
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Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will help launch a series at the University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center. The center’s goal is to serve “...

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North Dakota Court Dismisses Title IX Lawsuit Over U. North Dakota Cutting Women’s Ice Hockey

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10:00am 8/27/2019 at 10:00am
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A federal district court in North Dakota dismissed a lawsuit brought on by eleven former female hockey players at the University of North Dakota after the university cut the program.

They claim the school violated Title IX, which states that universities must offer equal sports across the board. From The National...

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Yale Professor Rejects Evolution, Argues Anti-Religious People Cannot Brush Aside Intelligent Design

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8:00am 8/27/2019 at 8:00am
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Yale University Professor David Gelernter has rejected the theory of evolution, which is the dominant theory to explain life on earth. However, Gelernter advised people should not push aside intelligent design, which believes God is the power behind all the changes and movement in nature.

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