Quick Takes  (Page 10)

Tester Loses ‘Ace Up His Sleeve’ as Libertarian Candidate Endorses Republican

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 6:09pm 10/31/2018 at 6:09pm
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Montana Democrat Senator Jon Tester barely won his seat thanks to the Libertarian and Republican candidates splitting the right-leaning voters.

Now, Tester has become more vulnerable. Libertarian candidate Rick Breckenridge has withdrawn and thrown his support behind Republican candidate Matt Rosendale.

“Jon Tester just lost the ace up his sleeve that has...

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Man Accused of Doxxing Republican Senators May be Expelled by George Washington U.

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/31/2018 at 12:00pm

Jackson Cosko, the man accused of doxxing three Republican senators during the Kavanaugh hearings is apparently a grad student at George Washington University. Perhaps not for much longer.

The College Fix reports:

Grad student may face expulsion...

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Chinese Military Reportedly Planting Scientists at U.S. Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10:00am 10/31/2018 at 10:00am
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The theory is that scientists are being placed here to learn about our missile technology.

The Washington Times reports:

Chinese military secretly placing scientists in U.S. universities

The Chinese government is secretly enrolling the country’s prize military scientists in Western universities...

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Kavanaugh Declines the $600K Raised in GoFundMe Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 9:38am 10/31/2018 at 9:38am
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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has declined the more than $600K raised in a GoFundMe campaign during his confirmation circus. From Yahoo! News:

Citing judicial ethics concerns, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh declined more than $600,000 that was donated to aid...

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Student Govt at Princeton Issues Costume Checklist for ‘Inclusive’ Halloween

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 8:00am 10/31/2018 at 8:00am

It’s amazing to watch colleges and universities struggle with Halloween every single year.

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton student gov issues checklist for ‘inclusive’ Halloween

Princeton University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) issued a checklist to students on Thursday to ensure that their Halloween costumes fostered an “inclusive experience for all students.”

USG distributed its checklist to...

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Boston Mob Boss James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Murdered at West Virginia Prison

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 2:37pm 10/30/2018 at 2:37pm
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Boston mob boss James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, the man who inspired The Departed, was murdered this morning after he arrived at a West Virginia federal prison. From The Boston Herald:

Bulger, 89, was convicted in 2013 of being complicit in 11 murders in Massachusetts, Florida and Oklahoma.

His attorney, Hank Brennan, who tried to...

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Drunk USC Students Overload Local Emergency Room During Football Games

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/30/2018 at 12:00pm

Everyone likes to have a good time, but it’s important to know your limits.

Greenville News reports:

Drunk USC students are overloading the ER and causing mayhem at a Columbia hospital

So many drunk University of South Carolina students are being transported to the emergency room during home football games that stretchers line the...

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University Students Say Mandatory Diversity Training is Answer for Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 10:00am 10/30/2018 at 10:00am

The answer to one left wing concept is another left wing concept. How convenient.

Campus Reform reports:

Students’ answer to ‘microaggressions’? Mandatory diversity training

University of La Verne students confronted administration officials during a town hall with concerns about the treatment of minority groups on campus, specifically with regard to perceived “microaggressions.”

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San Diego State Offers Trump Impeachment Class Again

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 8:00am 10/30/2018 at 8:00am

The last time they did this, there was backlash but they’re doing it again anyway.

The College Fix reports:

Trump impeachment class offered again at San Diego State

After a national outcry over its “Trump: Impeachment, Removal or Conviction” course in February, San Diego State University removed “Trump” and “Conviction” from the title.

Today, the...

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University of Montana Students Protest Cuts to Humanities

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 29, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/29/2018 at 2:00pm

The University of Montana has been struggling with dropping enrollment. Are more cuts coming?

The Missoulian reports:

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Reminder: Campus Free Speech Means Also Hearing Ideas You Don’t Like

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/29/2018 at 12:00pm

This is such a basic aspect of free speech yet it’s forgotten so often.

Sergio Hruszko writes at the Washington Examiner:

Free Speech Week isn’t just for you and me, it’s also for people and ideas we don’t like

As the country celebrates Free Speech Week, I’m left wondering: Will students on college campuses...

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Muslim Students at Columbia Complain About Condition of Prayer Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00am 10/29/2018 at 10:00am

Try to imagine the left’s reaction if Christian students demanded their own prayer rooms and then complained that they weren’t being maintained to their satisfaction.

The College Fix reports:

Campus prayer room conditions upset Columbia’s Muslim students

Muslim students at Columbia University are so irked at the conditions of on-campus prayer rooms that they’ve...

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Grad Students Across U.S. Push for $15 Dollar Minimum Wage

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 1:30pm 10/28/2018 at 1:30pm

This movement has done such a lovely job with the fast food industry. What could go wrong?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Grad Students’ ‘Fight for $15’

Amazon announced this month that it would begin paying its workers at least $15 per hour, making it the latest employer to cede to labor activists who have...

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U. Texas Admin and Faculty Donate Overwhelmingly to Democrats

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 11:30am 10/28/2018 at 11:30am

If anything else on college campuses was this unbalanced, it would be called out by the left as unfair and lacking diversity.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: 96.1 percent of University of Texas administrators, 93.5 percent...

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Platform of California College Republicans Triggers Progressives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 9:30am 10/28/2018 at 9:30am

The platform points out that some campus programs are discriminatory and that upsets the left.

The College Fix reports:

California College Republicans platform gets ‘pushback’ from campus groups, community

The California College Republicans released its platform this month, and at UC-Berkeley it isn’t sitting well with assorted campus organizations and members...

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Singer Sinéad O’Connor Converts to Islam, Releases Video of Muslim Call to Prayer

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 6:11pm 10/27/2018 at 6:11pm
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Remember Sinéad O’Connor, Irish songstress of “Nothing Compares 2U” fame and ripper-up of Pope photo on SNL?  She’s announced that she’s converted to Islam and taken the name Shuhada’ Davitt.  She released a video of herself singing the Muslim call to prayer.

The Washington Post reports:

Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor announced that she has...

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Amherst American Studies Prof Offers Lecture on ‘Honorary Whites’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 12:30pm 10/27/2018 at 12:30pm

The lecture was given at City University of New York. It seems like a slightly divisive topic, doesn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof lectures about ‘honorary whites’

The City University of New York Graduate Center hosted a lecture on Friday analyzing minority individuals that scholars consider to be “honorary whites.”

Titled “The Place of Honorary...

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