Quick Takes  (Page 11)

Some Colleges Halting Diversity Programs Due to Trump’s Order

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/8/2020 at 12:00pm

Of course, none of this will be permanent. Diversity has become an industry within the higher education industry. Big money is involved.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Diversity Work, Interrupted

Two campuses are halting diversity efforts in relation to...

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Law School Dean at Berkeley Thinks Democrats Would be Justified in Packing Supreme Court

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 10:00am 10/8/2020 at 10:00am

If Democrats pack the court, what’s to stop Republicans from doing it? Before you know it, we’ll have fifty judges on the Supreme Court.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley law school dean: Democrats would be ‘justified’ in packing the Supreme Court

The University of Cali...

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Harvard Punishes Students for Violating Coronavirus Rules With ‘Six Person Party’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 8:00am 10/8/2020 at 8:00am

Three students invited three other students to a ‘party’ and people were punished for this. College life sounds absolutely miserable this year.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard punishes students for breaking COVID rules by hosting six-person ‘party’

Harvard University recently sent three students home for hosting a party in September that the school said...

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Trump Campaign Trolls Kamala Harris, Reserves Ticket to VP Debate for Tupac Shakur

https://youtu.be/hQ2mWrejgnc
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 5:10pm 10/7/2020 at 5:10pm
https://youtu.be/hQ2mWrejgnc

I actually l-o-l-ed at this one.

In a CNN interview some time last month, Biden’s VP Pick Sen. Kamala Harris was asked “best rapper alive” is and she responded saying “Tupac.” She later added that she knew he wasn’t alive.

Tupac was murdered in 1996.

So, in response, the Trump campaign...

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Portland: Mayoral Candidate Who Tweeted “I am antifa” Leads Non-mob Candidate by Double Digits

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 4:07pm 10/7/2020 at 4:07pm

Welp.

According to MSN, a recent poll has pro-antifa mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone up by 11 points over incumbent Democratic mayor, Ted Wheeler.

From MSN:

A poll shows Portland, Oregon, mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone is up 11 percentage points over the city’s incumbent Democratic mayor, Ted Wheeler.

A survey conducted by DMH Research on behalf...

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Makers of Honey Badger Pistol Receive Cease and Desist from ATF

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NlyzhZZ-J4
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 3:26pm 10/7/2020 at 3:26pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NlyzhZZ-J4

Government spoils all the fun.

Manufacturers of the Honey Badger pistol got a love letter from the ATF demanding they cease production “unless it is registered on an ATF Form 2, declaring that they are manufacturing an NFA weapon,” writes The Firearm Blog.

Firearms Manufacturer Q LLC announced today that it was issued a Cease...

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Parents and Students at U. Mississippi Feel They’re Not Getting Their Money’s Worth

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/7/2020 at 12:00pm

People all over the country have a right to feel this way. The coronavirus pandemic is exposing higher education for the financial scam it has become.

WMC News reports:

Some parents and students who attend Mississippi universities, including the University of Mississippi, say they’re not getting their money’s worth

Some in-person classes have been...

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UMass-Lowell Prof Claims There’s No Evidence Antifa Plans Violent Attacks

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

It’s amazing how many people on the left will tell you not to believe what you see with your own eyes.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof claims there isn’t any evidence that Antifa plans violent attacks

When asked during an interview about terrorist organizations in America, a professor at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell said that...

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Marquette University Considering ‘Black-Only’ Housing

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

This is also being pushed at New York University. Progressives in higher education are intent on reversing the work of the Civil Rights movement.

The College Fix reports:

Marquette explores blacks-only housing plan, hate speech punishment

Marquette University has joined its fellow Catholic institution Loyola University Chicago in considering blacks-only housing.

The Catholic college in...

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Penn State Has Punished Over 1,200 Students for Coronavirus Violations Since August

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/6/2020 at 12:00pm

Why would anyone want to go to college this year? Students are paying for this experience. It boggles the mind.

This is from a school press release:

University releases student sanctions for COVID-19 policy violations

As part of Penn State’s multi-layered Back to State health and safety plan for the fall semester, the University...

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Yale Profs Propose Methods of Screening Medical School Applicants for Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 10:00am 10/6/2020 at 10:00am

This looks like nothing more than an effort to screen out the ‘wrong kind’ of people. In other words, people that progressive elites find unacceptable.

Campus Reform reports:

Yale University School of Medicine professors are proposing methods of screening for racists in university admissions.

An article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine by...

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Harvard Student Newspaper Accuses College Republicans of Supporting White Supremacy for Endorsing Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 8:00am 10/6/2020 at 8:00am

The College Republicans at Harvard did not back Trump in 2016 and the Harvard Crimson is having a meltdown over their change of heart.

Matt Lamb writes at The College Fix:

Harvard student newspaper editors: Trump supporters endorse ‘white supremacy’

The student paper at Harvard University has a message not only for the Ivy...

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UC-Santa Barbara Students Demand Abolition of Campus Police With Some Backing From Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2020 at 2:00pm 10/5/2020 at 2:00pm

Who do these people think they’re going to call if someone steals from them or tries to harm them?

The College Fix reports:

UC Santa Barbara students, backed by radical profs, demand abolition of campus police

Last Thursday played host to a University of California system-wide “Cops Off Campus R...

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Leaders at University of South Florida Taking Pay Cuts to Trim Budget

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/5/2020 at 12:00pm

The pandemic is not finished decimating higher education. Not even close.

The Tampa Bay Times reports:

USF president Steve Currall, top leaders will take pay cuts to trim budget

The University of South Florida’s top leaders, including president Steve Currall, will collectively reduce their pay by $600,000 as part of an effort over the...

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Allegheny College President Attends Off-Campus Soccer Game While Students Are Forbidden to Leave

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2020 at 10:00am 10/5/2020 at 10:00am

This is like Pelosi’s salon visit. Same principle. These people don’t live by the rules they want to impose on others.

Campus Reform reports:

Pennsylvania college forbids on-campus students from leaving campus, president attends off-campus soccer...

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Ohio State Students Angry After School Reports Hate Crime by Blacks Against Whites

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 1:30pm 10/4/2020 at 1:30pm

Why is it a problem to state the facts of a case? Are people supposed to just ignore this if and when it happens?

Law Officer reports:

Ohio State students furious after university reports hate crime by Blacks against Whites

Students at Ohio State University gathered early last month to protest the school’s handling...

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UVA President Says School Will Not Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 11:30am 10/4/2020 at 11:30am

This is good news, but it’s stunning that this was even considered, given the fact that Thomas Jefferson founded the school.

NBC 29 News reports:

University of Virginia president: ‘UVA will not walk away from Thomas Jefferson’

University of Virginia President Jim Ryan is sharing his thoughts on the future of the Thomas Jefferson...

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