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Retired Prof Claims She Was Doxed And Threatened For Opposing Cancel Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 1:30pm 7/11/2020 at 1:30pm

The left has thrown cancel culture into overdrive. Much of this is being fueled by the election.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Retired prof says she was doxed, threatened for opposing cancel culture

A Twitter account revealed the home address and personal details of a retired professor and University of Georgia alumna after she voiced...

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Auburn University Reports $15 Million in Losses Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:30am 7/11/2020 at 11:30am

When the total amount lost by schools due to coronavirus is finally tallied, it’s probably going to be in the hundreds of billions.

The Auburn Plainsman reports:

Auburn University loses $15 million from pandemic

As Auburn University approaches four months since its initial move to remote instruction because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the institution...

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Student Groups at George Washington U. Want Names of Madison And Monroe Removed from Buildings

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 9:30am 7/11/2020 at 9:30am

Because the radical left has been allowed to get away with tearing down statues for weeks, the campus left feels completely emboldened to make these demands.

The College Fix reports:

George Washington U. groups want names Madison, Monroe, Churchill removed from buildings

Progressive student groups at George Washington University have started a petition to...

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University of Delaware Sued for Refusing to Release Joe Biden’s Senate Records

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2:00pm 7/10/2020 at 2:00pm
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Some people believe Biden’s records could corroborate Tara Reade’s allegations.

Campus Reform reports:

U. Delaware sued for hoarding Biden senate records that could corroborate Tara Reade’s allegations

After refusing to release presumptive Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s senatorial records, the University of Delaware is being sued by two conservative groups. The Daily Caller News...

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Student Govt. at Georgetown Votes to Condemn College Republican’s ‘I Love America’ Column

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/10/2020 at 12:00pm

The column was also critical of the Black Lives Matter movement, which was likely one of the things that triggered critics.

The College Fix reports:

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Faculty at UNH Law School Votes to Drop Franklin Pierce From School Name

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10:00am 7/10/2020 at 10:00am

Doesn’t it seem like the left was just waiting for this moment to go after historical figures all at once? Doesn’t this seem coordinated.

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Ivy League Postponing All Sports to 2021 Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 12:30pm 7/9/2020 at 12:30pm

This is bad news for college sports fans, not to mention college athletes.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Ivy League Postpones Athletics Until 2021

The Ivy League, whose member universities are among the most visible but whose sports programs fill a unique role in college athletics, will postpone all fall sports until 2021 in light...

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Harvard and MIT Suing Trump Administration Over New Student Visa Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:00am 7/9/2020 at 10:00am

Under this new policy, foreign students taking only online classes, are supposed to return to their home countries. Naturally, the left is outraged about this.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard, MIT sue Trump admin over new student visa policy

Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a lawsuit Wednesday in response to ICE restrictions...

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‘Feminist Geography’ Prof Thinks Tall Buildings are Sexist

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8:00am 7/9/2020 at 8:00am

Did you even know ‘feminist geography’ was a thing? How does one use such knowledge in the real world?

The College Fix reports:

‘Feminist geography’ pr...

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Faculty at Washington and Lee U. Vote to Remove Lee’s Name from School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 12:30pm 7/8/2020 at 12:30pm

It’ll be fascinating to hear what the school will be called if they actually go through with this.

Forbes reports:

Washington And Lee Faculty Vote To Remove ‘Lee’ From University’s Name

Washington and Lee University, a small liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia, has moved a step closer to being the first American institution...

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Student Leaders and Professors at Emory U. Have Discussion on Abolishing Police

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 10:00am 7/8/2020 at 10:00am

For years, we’ve been told that college campuses are hotbeds of rape and other crimes, but now we’re told these same places don’t need police.

Campus Reform reports:

Emory profs, students lead conversation on ‘abolition’...

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Executive Board of College Democrats at American U. Resigns Over Complaints About Lack of Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 8:00am 7/8/2020 at 8:00am

In higher education, is there any greater sin than a lack of diversity?

The College Fix reports:

Entire American U. College Democrats exec...

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CUNY Lays Off 2,800 Adjunct Professors and Staff, Prompting Lawsuit From Union

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/7/2020 at 12:00pm

This is by far, the biggest round of higher education layoffs due to Coronavirus yet.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

CUNY Layoffs Prompt Union Lawsuit

The union representing faculty...

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Harvard Slammed for Charging Full Tuition for Online Instruction This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 10:00am 7/7/2020 at 10:00am
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It’s astounding that many people will still pay the nearly $50,000 per year tuition for this.

The FOX Business Network reports:

Harvard hit with backlash for charging full tuition despite online instruction

Harvard University is facing backlash on Twitter for keeping its annual tuition prices of $49,653 per year despite the Ivy League institution’s...

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Faculty at Princeton Accuse School of Anti-Blackness, Issue List of Demands

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 8:00am 7/7/2020 at 8:00am

Academia is going to hasten its own demise. People are going to just stop sending their children to many schools.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton faculty accuse school of rampant ‘anti-blackness,’ issue list of 48 demands

More than 200 Princeton University faculty have signed a letter demanding nearly 50 initiatives to address what the...

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Faculty Unhappy With Georgia Tech Decision to Not Require Masks for Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/6/2020 at 12:00pm

The school is recommending and encouraging the use of masks, but not requiring them.

CNN reports:

Georgia Tech won’t require students to wear masks on campus. Faculty aren’t happy

Over 750 faculty at Georgia Tech signed a letter to the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents saying that the school’s plan to reopen...

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Young America’s Foundation Blasts Union College for Allegedly Helping Leftists Harass Conservative Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10:00am 7/6/2020 at 10:00am

It was already difficult to be a conservative student on campus, but the coming year is probably going to be really tough.

Campus Reform reports:

Conservative group blasts college for allegedly helping leftists ‘harass’ students

A Young Americans for Freedom chapter at Union College was targeted after an Instagram post discussing the recent events...

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