Quick Takes  (Page 10)

Female College Students Massively Outnumber Males in Iceland

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 11:30am 5/5/2019 at 11:30am

This article notes that this is happening in many countries, yet we’re still told that there is a gender gap on campus.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

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Students at Johns Hopkins Chain Themselves to Stairwell to Protest Police and ICE

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 9:30am 5/5/2019 at 9:30am

If someone came to this protest and started throwing things at these students, who are now sitting ducks, who would they call?

The College Fix reports:

Johns Hopkins protesters chain themselves to administrative building to protest police, ICE

Student protesters at Johns Hopkins University have taken to chaining themselves to stairwells in the campus’s...

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Student Govt at UC-Davis Votes Narrowly to Keep Campus Police Armed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/4/2019 at 1:30pm

If someone is attacking you and is armed with a gun, what can an unarmed police officer do to help you?

Campus Reform reports:

UC Davis student government NARROWLY votes to keep campus police armed

The student senate at the University of California-Davis recently decided against disarming its campus police force by a narrow...

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Shocking Poll Finds Young People Support the Idea of Free College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11:30am 5/4/2019 at 11:30am

Would you believe that most college aged people support free college? A new poll from Harvard confirms this surprising find.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Young People Support Free College

More than half of young adults, many of them in the traditional college age range, support plans to make public universities free, even if it...

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Obama DHS Secretary Withdraws as Speaker at USC Law School After Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:30am 5/4/2019 at 9:30am

Jeh Johnson was supposed to give the commencement, but students protested because of Obama immigration policies. It’s probably also significant that Johnson has taken Trump’s side on saying there is a crisis at the border.

The College Fix reports:

Obama homeland security chief withdraws as graduation speaker following protests

Believe it or not, some...

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Students at Trinity College Protest Pro-Western Civilization ‘Churchill Club’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/3/2019 at 12:00pm

When the subject of Western Civilization is a triggering subject which must be protested, it’s time to shut it all down. This is insane.

The College Fix reports:

Protests, racial unrest engulf Trinity College over students’ pro-Western Civ Churchill Club

Racial unrest. Protests. Accusations. Name-calling. Threats.

The renown and historic Trinity College has become a...

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Left Wing Groups Pressuring Colleges to Blacklist Members of Trump Admin

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10:00am 5/3/2019 at 10:00am

The left owns academia and they use their influence to preserve their power.

PJ Media reports:

38 Leftist Groups Urge Colleges, Universities to Blacklist Trump Admin. Officials

On Wednesday, a coalition of leftist groups sent an open letter to college and university leaders demanding that...

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College Student in West Virginia Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Shooting Spree

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 8:00am 5/3/2019 at 8:00am

These days, anyone who even talks about something like this, has to know there will be serious consequences.

FOX News reports:

West Virginia University student arrested after allegedly threatening to carry out ‘shooting spree’

A West Virginia University freshman was arrested and charged with making “terroristic threats,” campus police said in a statement Thursday.

Cheickna...

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Hampshire College Cutting Over 80 Positions

https://youtu.be/FTQrHApNNkA
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/2/2019 at 12:00pm
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The situation at Hampshire College is not improving. There’s not even a guarantee that these cuts will be enough to make a difference.

Mass Live reports:

Hampshire College cuts 82 positions

Hampshire College announced Tuesday that 58 of its faculty are retiring or taking reduced roles as the college continues to deal with an...

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Prof Asks if Students Should Still Learn About ‘Dead White Man’ Henry David Thoreau

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 10:00am 5/2/2019 at 10:00am

This happened at an event at Amherst College and the professor is from Middlebury College. What a shocker.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof asks whether students should learn ‘dead white man’ Thoreau at ‘Whiteness of Walden’ event

Students at Amherst College in Massachusetts convened in April to ruminate on whether or not the teachings of...

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Colorado State Asks Students Not to Run Around Campus in Their Underwear

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 8:00am 5/2/2019 at 8:00am

This is apparently part of a campus tradition, but the administration is not a fan.

The College Fix reports:

Colorado State urges students not to jog around campus in their underwear

Colorado State University administrators don’t really want students to run around campus in their underwear this year, and they’ve enlisted students’ parents to...

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Pro-Life Speaker’s Event Disrupted by Smoke Bomb at UT-Austin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/1/2019 at 12:00pm

The left doesn’t want to discuss issues. They want people who disagree with them to go away.

Campus Reform reports:

‘SMOKE BOMB’ disrupts pro-life speaker at UT Austin

A “smoke bomb” disrupted a pro-life speaker’s event Monday night at the University of Texas at Austin.

The school’s Young Conservatives of Texas chapter was hosting Radiance...

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San Jose City College Disinvites Border Patrol From Campus Job Fair

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 10:00am 5/1/2019 at 10:00am

As usual, no consideration is given to the students who may have wanted to learn about this opportunity.

FOX News reports:

California college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible ‘distress and concern’

A California college disinvited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from a jobs fair on Tuesday, arguing that the...

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Banning ‘Free Speech Zones’ From Public Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 8:00am 5/1/2019 at 8:00am

This is great news. Hopefully, other states will follow suit.

The College Fix reports:

Oklahoma governor signs bill to ban ‘free speech zones’ from public campuses

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed legislation Monday that bans “free speech zones” on public college campuses and protects the right of campus community members to “spontaneously and contemporaneously...

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Diversity is the Unofficial Religion of Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/30/2019 at 12:00pm

I’ve been making this point for years and now more and more people are beginning to notice the same thing.

Christian Schneider writes at the New York Post:

Secular universities now demand a ‘profession of faith’

Many religious universities have historically used “statements of faith” to uphold their religious mission. But while such policies...

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Women’s Studies Profs Decline to Discuss Any Restrictions on Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 11:41am 4/30/2019 at 11:41am

The College Fix reached out to over a dozen women’s studies professors on this subject and didn’t receive a single response. How curious.

Maria Lencki writes:

Should there be any restrictions on abortion? Women’s studies professors won’t say

Americans tend to broadly support various restrictions on abortion rights, particularly in later months of pregnancy....

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Give 2019 Harvard Commencement Address

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71zrQeh2Zxs
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 8:00am 4/30/2019 at 8:00am
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The left just adores Merkel. She has managed to ruin her country in a manner progressives would love to replicate in America.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Angela Merkel Named 2019 Harvard Commencement Speaker

Chancellor of Germany Angela D. Merkel will cross the Atlantic next May to speak at Harvard’s 368th Commencement ceremony, the University...

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