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Columbia Installs Campus Plaque to Lament The ‘Colonization’ of Manhattan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:30am 10/13/2016 at 10:30am

If Columbia University really wants to make a difference, maybe they should sell all their New York City real estate and donate all the money to Native Americans.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia U. dedicates campus plaque lamenting Manhattan’s ‘colonization’

Columbia University officials on Monday dedicated a plaque on campus to Native Americans, particularly...

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Report: U.S. Military Retaliated Against Yemen Rebel Attack on USS Mason

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 9:00am 10/13/2016 at 9:00am
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The Obama Administration’s foreign policies have lit fires all over the world. Mid-2015, we covered the civil war in Yemen. As a reminder:

The fighting in Yemen pits the Houthis and allied troops loyal to Saleh against southern separatists, local and tribal militias, Sunni Islamic militants and loyalists of exiled President Abed...

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U. Tennessee Student Under Investigation For Putting Wrong Name on Quiz

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This is one of those stories that’s so dumb, it’s difficult to believe it’s even real. I won’t try to summarize the situation, just read the report below from FIRE:

University of Tennessee Investigating Student Accused of Sexual Harassment for Writing Wrong Name on Quiz

Last week, several news outlets reported that a...

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Wells Fargo CEO Steps Down After Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 10/12/2016 at 6:00pm

Wells Fargo has recently dominated business news after regulators said the business created over 2 million fake bank and credit card accounts. CEO John Stumpf announced he will step down immediately:

Stumpf said that he was “grateful for the opportunity to have led Wells Fargo” and is optimistic about the bank’s future.

“While...

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Deadly Small Plane Crash in Connecticut was Intentional

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/12/2016 at 4:30pm

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that the small plane crash in Connecticut on Tuesday was intentional. From the Hartford Courant:

A student pilot and instructor were arguing shortly before a small plane they were in crashed near Pratt & Whitney Tuesday, killing one of them, a high-ranking local law...

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Cat Fight: Podesta, Aides Rip Into Each Other Over Press Leaks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/12/2016 at 3:00pm

MEOW! Emails exposed in the Wikileaks dumps shows Clinton campaign chairman and aide Philippe Reines ripping into each other over leaks to the press from within Hillary’s inner circle. Apparently, CNN found out that Hillary planned to sit down with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell:

“This is nuts,” [Hillary spokesman Nick] Merrill said, responding...

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Concordia University Prof Fired for Disparaging Remark About Colin Kaepernick

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Using an obvious figure of speech, a Concordia College professor said she would “kill” Colin Kaepernick over his refusal to stand for the national anthem. Now she’s out of a job.

MLive reports:

Concordia University fires professor for remarks related...

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Some Students Now Using ADHD Drugs to Study

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/12/2016 at 12:00pm
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What happened to good old fashioned cramming? Don’t students today know the dangers associated with drug abuse? They’ve had it drilled into their heads since they could walk.

NBC News reports:

Why ADHD Drugs Are the Hottest Study Aid on College Campuses

With midterms coming up at many college campuses, some students will be...

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Ronald McDonald victim of American “killer clown craze”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:30am 10/12/2016 at 10:30am
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One of the most treasured icons of American capitalism has been a victim of the “killer clown craze” currently sweeping the nation.

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College Student Binge Drinking is Causing ‘Drunkorexia’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 9:00am 10/12/2016 at 9:00am
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A growing number of college students are skipping meals if they plan to drink due to fear of taking in too many calories. This is leading to a phenomenon known as Drunkorexia.

NBC News reports:

College Students Say ‘Drunkorexia’ Is More Than a Buzzword

A growing number of college are banning hard liquor on...

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Analysis: Eleven departments at Cornell have ZERO Republican professors

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 7:30am 10/12/2016 at 7:30am

The lack of intellectual diversity on American college campuses is something we’ve covered extensively. The College Fix did a recent report on the subject and even quoted Professor Jacobson.

From their report:

Eleven departments at Cornell have zero Republican professors, including government and philosophy

An exhaustive review of the political party affiliations of Cornell...

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NYC Democrat Election Official: de Blasio’s ID Program Contributing to Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 5:59pm 10/11/2016 at 5:59pm
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More for the election fraud that doesn’t exist files: An election official is caught by Project Veritas stating that NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s id program is “contributing to all kinds of fraud.”

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UW-Madison Distances Itself From Racist Anti-Police Hoodies Sold by Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/11/2016 at 1:30pm
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This story got very little play from the mainstream media for very obvious reasons. It points out a double standard that makes the left very uncomfortable.

Media Trackers reports:

UW-Madison Disavows Anti-Police, Racist Hoodies

Campus Reform published a story yesterday exposing a group of UW students that were selling racist, anti-police hoodies. Hoodies ranged...

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NBC Suspends Billy Bush For “Hot Mic” Discussion With Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/11/2016 at 12:00pm
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NBC has suspended Billy Bush for his part in the Access Hollywood “hot mic” discussion with Trump.  There is speculation as to whether he’ll be back or not.

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Harvard Hires Replacement Workers to Fill in for Striking Cafeteria Staffers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 10:30am 10/11/2016 at 10:30am
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The liberal news site “The Daily Beast” has a decidedly different view on this situation which amounts to something along the lines of make the rich pay.

From their report:

Starving Harvard Hires Scabs to Replace Striking Cafeteria Workers

Harvard is hiring. Applicants must be willing to work for free in the dining halls.

On...

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Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 27 dead across 5 states

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 9:00am 10/11/2016 at 9:00am
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For four days, Hurricane Matthew hit the coast of the southeastern U.S.before weakening and veering out over the Atlantic Ocean.

So far, the storm has left at least 27 dead, over 1 million homes and businesses without power today, and billions of dollars in damage.

Matthew wreaked havoc in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina,...

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Brigham Young University Celebrates ‘Milktoberfest’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:30am 10/11/2016 at 7:30am
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Some college students still know how to have good clean fun. This might be the cleanest.

The Daily Herald reports:

BYU celebrates inaugural ‘Milktoberfest’

A promotional video confirms that, yes, “it’s a thing.”

Brigham Young University celebrated its inaugural Milktoberfest, the “holiday for doing homework and drinking milk,” Thursday in the Harold B. Lee Library,...

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