Quick Takes  (Page 2)

Carnegie Mellon Students Want to Ban Company From Job Fairs Over Ties to ICE

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 10:00am 12/3/2019 at 10:00am

Do these students think ICE was created at the beginning of Trump’s presidency? This was never an issue under Obama.

Campus Reform reports:

Students call on university to ban ICE contractor from campus

Following in the footsteps of other universities...

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Attendance is Light for ‘Adulting’ Courses Offered at Kansas State

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 8:00am 12/3/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a shame more students aren’t taking advantage of these classes, considering the usefulness of the information being shared.

The College Fix reports:

Kansas State ‘adulting’ courses teach students basic life skills. Few are attending.

As students spend much of their young lives working to get into college, some have noticed that their academic...

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Penn State Seeks to Increase Diversity Among STEM Scholars

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5:00pm 12/2/2019 at 5:00pm

This effort doesn’t seem to include intellectual diversity.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports:

Penn State is pushing for more diversity among STEM scholars

Ashley Saunders was exposed to the idea of a doctoral degree in chemistry when her high school teacher, who had one, shared her dissertation on quantum physics.

But Saunders, who is African American,...

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Liberty University Opens New Think Tank to Combat Liberal Distortions of Christianity

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 2, 2019 at 3:00pm 12/2/2019 at 3:00pm

According to the people involved, there is a push on the left to associate Christianity with socialism.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Liberty University opens Falkirk Center to fight attacks on Jesus, Constitution

Growing concerns in conservative circles that liberals are trying to convert young Christians into socialists by distorting the Bible and U.S. Constitution...

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Prof Charged for Allegedly Sending Herself Threats Over Cancellation of Degree Program

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 2, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/2/2019 at 1:00pm

Security measures were put in place to protect the professor over the alleged threats.

The College Fix reports:

Prof charged with sending threats to herself over cancellation of degree program

An Australian...

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Some Connecticut College Students and Faculty Feel Unsafe in New Glass Classrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/1/2019 at 1:30pm

The school renovated some classrooms to include large windows. Perhaps they need to buy some curtains as well.

The Day reports:

In Connecticut College’s glass classrooms, students and faculty feel ‘exposed,’ unsafe

Fanning Hall, an academic building at Connecticut College, recently has been renovated to include large sunny windows, workspaces and classrooms; however, some...

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Michigan State Publishes Article Calling Thanksgiving a ‘National Day of Mourning’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 11:30am 12/1/2019 at 11:30am

The article includes tips on how to teach this idea to children. Wasn’t it nice of them to include that?

Campus Reform reports:

MSU offers tools to teach children about Thanksgiving ‘Day of Mourning’

Michigan State University recently published an article calling to recognize Thanksgiving as a “Day of Mourning” in order to consider...

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University Employee Placed on Leave After Saying “Don’t bring too many white students around.”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 9:30am 12/1/2019 at 9:30am

This residence hall employee was apparently trying to keep the multicultural center as diverse as possible.

The College Fix reports:

University residence hall employee on leave for saying ‘Don’t bring...

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AOC Slams Pete Buttigieg for ‘GOP Talking Point’ on Free College

https://youtu.be/GCE9zK2oQQM
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 5:30pm 11/30/2019 at 5:30pm
https://youtu.be/GCE9zK2oQQM

Buttigieg is trying to stake out a moderate position on this issue. That’s not acceptable to Ocasio-Cortez.

The New York Post reports:

AOC rips Buttigieg for using ‘GOP talking point’ about free college

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Twitter on Thursday...

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Hunt Scheduled at Binghamton University to Cull Deer Herd

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30am 11/30/2019 at 9:30am

Binghamton apparently has a nature reserve. Will any students protest the hunt?

The Associated Press reports via WBNG News:

Binghamton University schedules hunt to cull deer herd

The nature...

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George Washington U. Hosts ‘Transgiving’ Event for Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/29/2019 at 1:00pm

This is an example of how the left will attack a traditional holiday, then co-opt it as their own.

Campus Reform reports:

George Washington University hosts ‘TRANSGIVING!’

George Washington University hosted...

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Sons of Confederate Veterans to Take Possession of ‘Silent Sam’ Statue from UNC Chapel Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11:00am 11/29/2019 at 11:00am

Campus activists waged a relentless war on this statue until they got their way.

The Hill reports:

Legal settlement will keep Confederate statue off UNC campus

The controversial torn-down Confederate monument “Silent Sam” will not return to...

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UConn Student Newspaper Launches New Column for Underrepresented and Marginalized Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 9:00am 11/29/2019 at 9:00am

The column is apparently going to be anonymous and is not intended to be used as a ‘call-out’ tool.

The College Fix reports:

UConn student newspaper rolls out column for underrepresented and marginalized groups

The Daily Campus, the student newspaper at the University of Connecticut, has rolled out a new, anonymous column for minority...

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Virginia Commonwealth U. is Testing New System To Track Students on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/28/2019 at 1:00pm

Some people are suggesting this has the mark of ‘Big Brother’ on it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Disturbing: Public university rolls out Orwellian program that will monitor students

A public university in Virginia is testing a new computer tracking system that will allow university officials to monitor a student’s presence on campus based on...

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Evergreen State Hosts White-Blaming ‘Equity Symposium’ as Enrollment Continues to Slide

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 11:00am 11/28/2019 at 11:00am

It has been a while since we have heard anything about Evergreen State, but it doesn’t sound like much has changed.

The College Fix reports:

As Evergreen State’s enrollment continues to tank, it hosts white-blaming ‘equity symposium’

You remember The Evergreen State College, right? It became fodder for national headlines in 2017 as a...

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College Democrats in Texas Trying to Bring More Voting Booths to Campus With Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 9:00am 11/28/2019 at 9:00am

Democrats are targeting Texas for 2020 and they’re getting help from their college supporters.

Newsweek reports:

Texas College Democrats Aim to Bring More Voting Booths to C...

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Attempt to Impeach Student Leader at U. Florida Over Donald Trump Jr. Visit Fails

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAndHqtIjr4
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 11/27/2019 at 2:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAndHqtIjr4

It’s stunning that this even got as far as it did. Everyone knows this would never have been an issue if it was Chelsea Clinton.

Campus Reform reports:

Trump-connected impeachment fails at UF as leftist narrative is torched

The University of Florida Student Government recently moved to impeach Student Body President Michael Murphy for...

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