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U. Oregon Student Govt. Gave Overwhelming Amount of Cash to Liberal Student Groups in 17-18

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 8:00am 7/18/2018 at 8:00am
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When you look at the numbers, this wasn’t even close. What bias?

The College Fix reports:

U. Oregon student government gave $250,000 to liberal clubs, only $1,500 to conservative ones in 2017-18

A College Fix analysis of how the University of Oregon student government divided its cash coffers among campus groups during the 2017-18...

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Harvard Mandates Title IX Training for All Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/17/2018 at 12:00pm
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It sounds as though this decision may have been driven by some students, which would be no surprise.

The College Fix reports:

Title IX training now mandatory for all Harvard College students

Before Harvard College students are able to register for classes this fall, they’ll have to complete an online Title IX Training module....

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Johns Hopkins Profs Petition School to End Relationship With ICE

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:00am 7/17/2018 at 10:00am
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Isn’t it fascinating how often and quickly academia aligns itself with the agenda of the far left?

Campus Reform reports:

Profs demand Johns Hopkins end ICE partnership ‘immediately’

Professors at Johns Hopkins University are petitioning the school’s president to “end the partnership of Johns Hopkins University with ICE.”

An online letter addressed to President Ronald...

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Young America’s Foundation Bringing Dinesh D’Souza to College Campuses This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 8:00am 7/17/2018 at 8:00am

This is great news. D’Souza is quite talented at debating campus progressives.

The YAF blog reports:

Dinesh D’Souza And YAF Partner Exclusively To Bring Conservative Ideas To America’s Embattled Campuses

Through a new exclusive campus lecture tour with Dinesh D’Souza, Young America’s Foundation will bring the New York Times bestselling author and filmmaker’s conservative...

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U. Texas Profs Opposed to Campus Carry Take Fight to Appeals Court

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/16/2018 at 12:00pm

The battle over guns on campus continues. Some people just refuse to accept it.

CBS News reports:

Appeals court hears UT professors’ challenge to Texas campus...

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New Policy at U. Minnesota Would Punish Those Who Fail to Use Correct Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:00am 7/16/2018 at 10:00am

Students and faculty at this school better get used to addressing everyone in xer preferred way.

The Star Tribune reports:

He, she or ze? Pronouns could pose trouble under University of Minnesota campus policy

Using the wrong pronoun could turn into a firing offense at the University of Minnesota.

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University Gets $25K Grant to Form ‘White Racial Literacy Project’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2018 at 8:00am 7/16/2018 at 8:00am

This is not the pursuit of knowledge through serious study. It’s social engineering.

The College Fix reports:

College gets grant to establish ‘White Racial Literacy Project’

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has received a $25,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation “to disrupt racism” on its campus.

The catalyst for the award was last year’s white...

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University of Kansas Removes Defaced American Flag After Criticism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/15/2018 at 1:30pm
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It was an American flag spattered with black paint. Now, they’re claiming it was “art.”

Inside Higher Ed reports:

The Flag and Free Expression

An art piece at the University of Kansas featuring a U.S. flag with illustrations on it is stirring up a decades-old debate: Should the flag get special protection under the...

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College Students Join Effort to Fight Gun Control in Boulder, Colorado

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 11:30am 7/15/2018 at 11:30am

A new ordinance in the city which takes effect in January raises the legal age for firearm ownership.

The College Fix reports:

CU Boulder students join effort to fight Boulder’s new assault weapon ban

Some pro-Second Amendment college students have joined efforts to fight a new ban on assault weapons in Boulder, Colo.

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Brown University is Last Ivy League School to Drop SAT/ACT Essay Requirement

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Are college essays going to become a thing of the past?

The Daily Caller reports:

Brown University Becomes Last Ivy League School to Spike SAT/ACT Essay Requirement

Brown University became the last Ivy League school to drop its SAT and ACT essay requirements on Tuesday.

The school struck down its mandate on the essay portion,...

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Outgoing Harvard President Drew Faust Joining Goldman Sachs

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/14/2018 at 1:30pm
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Is there any greater insult to the campus left than this?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Outgoing Harvard president joins Goldman Sachs, academia outraged

Just days after ending her 11-year tenure as president of Harvard University, Drew Faust announced she’s making...

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SUNY Albany Hosted Only Two Conservative Speakers in 2017-2018 School Year

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 11:30am 7/14/2018 at 11:30am

Tell us more about how liberal bias in academia is just a myth.

Campus Reform reports:

SUNY Albany only hosted two conservative speakers last year

A Campus Reform survey of the official State University of New York at Albany events revealed that the school only hosted two conservative speakers during the entire 2017-2018...

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Bombshell Report Suggests Judge Kavanaugh Was a ‘Bland Eater’ in College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:30am 7/14/2018 at 9:30am
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They might as well call off the confirmation hearings now.

The College Fix reports:

REPORT: Trump Supreme Court nominee was ‘bland eater’ in college

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s recent selection to fill...

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College Student Confesses to Microaggressions in 22 Page Paper

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/13/2018 at 12:00pm

Just another example of progressive politics replacing real scholarship.

The Daily Caller reports:

Cali Student Confesses Microaggressions in 22-Page Paper

A California student confessed microaggressions she had perpetrated on the LGBTQ community for her capstone project published Friday.

California State University, Monterey Bay student Erika A. Perez Montes, who identifies as “queer,” published the 22-page...

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More Universities Plan to Defy Trump Administration on Race Based Admissions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 13, 2018 at 10:00am 7/13/2018 at 10:00am
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Yale was the first to announce this but more schools are following their lead.

Campus Reform reports:

Universities pledge to maintain affirmative action policies

Several major universities are pledging to continue using race as a factor in hiring and admissions after the Trump administration reversed the federal endorsement of affirmative action.

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Law Prof Suggests College Women can Kill Their Alleged Rapists

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 13, 2018 at 8:00am 7/13/2018 at 8:00am

To say these remarks were irresponsible is an understatement.

The College Fix reports:

Law professor recommends telling college women they can kill their alleged rapists

If you want to end “rape culture” on campus, kill the men?

An adjunct professor of sexual violence law at New England Law-Bos...

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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Trying to Reduce White Enrollment to Increase Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/12/2018 at 12:00pm

How about ignoring race and just taking the best applicants? Is that too crazy?

Campus Reform reports:

Cal Poly admins plot to reduce white enrollment

California Polytechnic State University, S...

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