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First Semester of Campus Carry Problem-Free for Arkansas Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/22/2018 at 12:00pm
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Amazing how that works…

From Guns.com:

With a full semester of the state’s new campus carry law in the rear view colleges and universities in Arkansas have little trouble to report.

Officials with Arkansas State University, the University of Central Arkansas and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, explained to...

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Survey: 88% of Pomona College Students Say Campus Climate Chills Authentic Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:00am 5/22/2018 at 10:00am
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Who knew a culture of intimidation and rampant trigger warnings would cause people to keep their mouth’s shut for fear of offending others or worse, retribution?

SPOILER: Free speech advocates everywhere. That’s who.

But I digress. The Washington Times has the story:

The vast majority of students at Pomona College say the campus...

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‘Signing day’ celebrates seniors moving on to jobs, not college

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:00am 5/22/2018 at 8:00am
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In Henrico County, Virginia, high school graduates who earned technical training and industry certificates are being recognized for obtaining gainful employment. They may not be on the traditional college route, but our country desperately needs skilled tradesmen and women.

From Today:

For high school seniors, April means looking forward to graduation and what...

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Sign on Prof’s Door Reads: “Republicans are heartless a**holes”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/21/2018 at 2:00pm

When asked about it, the professor claimed she was just exercising her First Amendment rights. Isn’t it great when the left suddenly loves free speech?

Campus Reform reports:

Sign on prof’s door calls Republicans ‘heartless a**holes’

A professor at California State University-East Bay displays signs on her office window declaring that “Republicans are heartless...

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Haspel Sworn In as First Female CIA Director

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:59am 5/21/2018 at 11:59am
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Gina Haspel made history today when she became the first female CIA director. From Fox News:

Haspel was confirmed Thursday as CIA director, becoming the first woman to lead the agency after overcoming initial Democratic opposition regarding her role in post-9/11 interrogation and detention practices.

Haspel, who previously served as deputy director and...

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Pro-Trump Prof Sues New Mexico State for Wrongful Termination

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:00am 5/21/2018 at 10:00am
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Can you imagine how hard it must be to be pro-Trump in academia? It’s a tiny minority.

The Daily Caller reports:

Pro-Trump Professor Sues New Mexico State University For Wrongful Termination

A pro-Trump professor sued New Mexico State University Friday after the...

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Planned Parenthood Sponsors ‘Reproductive Justice Fellowship’ at CUNY

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 8:00am 5/21/2018 at 8:00am
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Every cause adored by the left has a second home in academia.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Planned Parenthood sponsors a college-level ‘reproductive justice fellowship’

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Indonesia: Islamists Include Their Children In Whole Family Suicide Bombings

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 4:30pm 5/20/2018 at 4:30pm
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Just when you thought Islamic terrorists couldn’t be more depraved, jihadis are now conducting whole family suicide bombings in Surabaya.

The Economist reports:

ALL terrorist attacks are sickening, but some more so than others. On May 13th a family of suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded more than 40 others in attacks...

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College Student Alleges Her Grades Improved When She Became Critical of Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/20/2018 at 2:30pm

Does anyone doubt that this really happened?

The Washington Examiner reports:

A’s for liberal papers only: A conservative’s college experience

Leah Keller, a graduating senior at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., is only now choosing to speak out about her early experiences as a conservative on campus, 3 1/2 years later.

Keller told Red Alert...

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Majority of Students at Pomona College Say Campus Climate Hinders Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 12:30pm 5/20/2018 at 12:30pm

This is according to a Gallup poll. You would probably get a similar result at a majority of American colleges.

The College Fix reports:

Gallup poll: Nine of ten Pomona College students say campus climate hinders free speech

A Gallup poll on Pomona College’s “Perceptions of Speech and Campus Climate” has been released, and...

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James Mattis Awarded Honorary Degree from Institute of World Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 9:30am 5/20/2018 at 9:30am
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Mattis recently gave the commencement address at this school. Sounds like they enjoyed his visit.

The Hill reports:

Mattis receives honorary doctorate from international affairs school

Defense Secretary James Mattis donned his academic regalia on Saturday as he received an honorary doctorate from an international affairs school.

Mattis received the honorary law degree after his...

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New York: Judge Rejects Andrea Tantaros’ Lawsuit Against Fox News

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 6:30pm 5/19/2018 at 6:30pm
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Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros filed a lawsuit against Fox News claiming that she was “tormented” after making sexual harassment claims against the network, Roger Ailes, and others.  The tormenting she alleges includes tapping her phones and monitoring her emails.  The judge rejected the suit citing her “vague, speculative and...

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White ‘Allies’ Barred From Georgetown Discussion About Arming Campus Police

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/19/2018 at 2:30pm
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This will not help the cause of students who are against arming the police. It will only further alienate them from the campus community.

Campus Reform reports:

Student group bars white ‘allies’ from forum on arming police

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Spanish Economists and Academics to Boycott Events Without Enough Female Experts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11:30am 5/19/2018 at 11:30am

Expertise doesn’t matter anymore. What’s more important is quotas based on identity politics so everyone feels better.

El Pais reports:

Spanish economists and academics to boycott events without female experts

A group of renowned economists and academics from Spain has signed a document promising not to appear as a speaker at any academic event...

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Anti-Israel Activists at UCLA Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:30am 5/19/2018 at 9:30am
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When you read the description of what happened below, bear in mind that these are college students. Yet they are completely divorced from reality and out of control.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Anti-Israel Activists Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian at UCLA

Pro-Palestinian students at UCLA attacked a Lebanese Christian sharing the story...

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Airplane in Cuba Crashes Right After Takeoff

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:55pm 5/18/2018 at 3:55pm
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A Boeing 737 with 104 people on board crashed right after takeoff at José Martí International Airport outside of Havana, Cuba. Rescuers have found three survivors. From The Associated Press:

Authorities said there were 104 passengers...

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Commencement Speaker at All Women’s College Angers Students by Criticizing #MeToo Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/18/2018 at 12:00pm

This happened at Sweet Briar College and the speaker, a woman, is also a graduate.

FOX News reports:

Commencement speaker at all-women’s college blasted for criticizing #MeToo movement

A commencement speaker at a Virginia all-women’s college upset students and alumni for her criticism of the #MeToo movement on Saturday, according to a report from...

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