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‘Students for Trump’ Makes Plan to Combat Dem Effort to Rebuild Obama Coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 9:00am 7/3/2019 at 9:00am

You don’t hear much about Trump supporters on college campuses, but they do exist, despite the media’s effort to ignore them.

FOX News reports:

Charlie Kirk says ‘Students for Trump’ initiative will combat Dems’ plans to rebuild ‘Obama coalition’

A new conservative initiative ahead of 2020 seeks to upend Democrats’ plans to rebuild the...

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Tufts University Removing Murals That Don’t Depict People of Color

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/2/2019 at 12:00pm

Everything is racist, everything is wrong, and everything must be removed. That’s where we’re headed.

The Hill reports:

Tufts to remove murals that do not depict people of color

Tufts University will remove murals that depict no students of color, with officials say...

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UC Berkeley Ethics Course Wonders if Trump’s Presidency is a Threat to Democracy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00am 7/2/2019 at 10:00am

This is what Democrats want to make taxpayers fund so people can attend college for “free.”

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley’s ‘Ethics in the Age of Trump’ course asks if Trump’s presidency is ‘threat to democracy’

The University...

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Massive Cuts to University of Alaska System Could Force Layoffs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 8:00am 7/2/2019 at 8:00am

If this goes through, even tenured professors may have to look for new work.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

‘Shocking’ Cut M...

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Harvard’s Hypocrisy on Rescinding Admission for Kyle Kashuv

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBX-nFCdsx0
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/1/2019 at 12:00pm
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We covered this story in a full post. Here are some additional thoughts from Kevin Petersen.

He writes at the Washington Examiner:

Before Kyle Kashuv, Harvard wasn’t so picky about applicants’ personal character

Kyle Kashuv, the well-known Parkland school shooting survivor, came under fire last month for racist and anti-Semitic comments he made online...

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Higher Ed Official Clashes with Montana Governor Over Campus Free Speech Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 10:00am 7/1/2019 at 10:00am

Montana’s Democrat Governor Steve Bullock recently vetoed a bill to protect free speech on campuses but the state’s higher ed commissioner is fighting for the initiative.

Campus Reform reports:

Montana gov vetoed free speech policy, but higher ed commissioner has something in the works

The Montana Board of Regents has opened a review into...

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U. Pittsburgh ‘Diversity Retreat’ Features Two Far-Left Academics

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 8:00am 7/1/2019 at 8:00am

When academia says diversity, they are almost never referring to thoughts or point of view.

The College Fix reports:

Pitt ‘diversity retreat’ features prof who used 9/11...

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West Virginia to Offer Free College Programs for Students Who Pass a Drug Test

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/30/2019 at 1:30pm

This is undoubtedly going to make some people angry . . . because of the drug test.

CBS News reports:

In West Virg...

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Mt. Sierra College Monrovia Closes Abruptly, Stunning Students and Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 11:30am 6/30/2019 at 11:30am

This was a case where the school was open one day and closed the next. People on campus didn’t believe it at first.

KABC News reports:

Mt. Sierra College students stunned by Monrovia school’s sudden closure

Stunning news for students and faculty at Mt. Sierra College – the school has now closed.

“I almost thought...

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Another Parent Indicted by Justice Department in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 9:30am 6/30/2019 at 9:30am

This is the 51st person to be indicted in this far-reaching scandal.

CBS News Los Angeles reports:

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A Whopping Three Percent of 2019 Dartmouth Grads Are Trump Supporters

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/29/2019 at 1:30pm

Just another reminder of how politically unbalanced academia is today.

Campus Reform reports:

Just THREE percent of 2019 Dartmouth grads support Trump

A Dartmouth newspaper found that only three percent of seniors at the school have a favorable view of President Donald Trump.

Student-run publication The Dartmouth posted its Senior Survey in early June, detailing...

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University in Australia Now Offering PhD in Heavy Metal Music

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:30am 6/29/2019 at 11:30am

This would make a great Saturday Night Live sketch. Especially if the host was someone like Ozzy Osbourne.

Newsweek reports:

University Offering PhD in Heavy Metal Music

A university in Australia is offering students the opportunity to earn a PhD studying heavy metal music.

The University of Newcastle in New South Wales has started a...

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Broward College Sociology Quiz Reportedly Biased Against White Males

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 9:30am 6/29/2019 at 9:30am

A student at the school blew the whistle on this.

The College Fix reported:

Student denounces ‘victimhood culture’ sociology quiz that bemoans...

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A Catholic University in Texas to Offer Series of Events Focusing on ‘Same Sex Attraction’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/28/2019 at 1:00pm

The school recently implemented a ‘Diversity and Inclusion Organization’ and apparently, they’re getting busy.

The College Fix reports:

Catholic school’s campus events will ‘focus on same sex attraction’

Several upcoming events at a small Catholic university will “focus on same sex attraction,” in an effort to “create a more open dialogue between the Catholic...

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U. Louisiana Lafayette Says it’s Not Responsible for Shielding People From Ideas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00am 6/28/2019 at 11:00am

This is the exactly correct position for a university to hold on free speech.

Campus Reform reports:

UL Lafayette admits it shouldn’t ‘shield’ students from ‘offensive’ ideas

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette recently changed its campus free speech policy, preventing the school from regulating students who use speech protected by the First Amendment...

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VIDEO: Ben Shapiro Slams Ocasio-Cortez for Whining About Her Student Loan Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 9:00am 6/28/2019 at 9:00am
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This is a short clip from the Ben Shapiro Show. Ben goes after AOC for her recent comments about how hard it is for her to deal with her student loan debt.

Watch it all below:

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Minneapolis Business College to Close in December 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Another one bites the dust. It’s becoming clear that no small school is safe.

The Star Tribune reports:

After 145 years, Minneapolis Business College to close in December

Minneapolis Business College, a for-profit institution in Roseville focused on career preparation, will close its doors in December due to declining enrollment, the school announced Monday.

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