Quick Takes  (Page 2)

Yale Student Newspaper Op-Ed: ‘I’m watching you, white boy’

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

It’s amazing that an editor at the Yale Daily News read this and said, yes, this is fine.

The College Fix reports:

Student op-ed: ‘I’m watching you, white boy’

A bizarre column in The Yale Daily News takes aim at “white boy[s] with shiny brown hair,” with the author lamenting that these types of...

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Linfield College in Oregon Planning Cuts to Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:00am 2/12/2019 at 10:00am

It’s amazing how swiftly we are seeing downgrades, cuts, and closures in recent weeks. As you can imagine, the faculty at Linfield is not happy about this.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Refusing to Be Their Own Executioners

Linfield College is planning to cut faculty members as it rethinks how it does business in a...

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Wheaton College Student Accused of Committing Arson on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 8:00am 2/12/2019 at 8:00am

This is one way to swiftly end your time in college. Odds are there are some psychological issues here.

FOX 25 News reports:

Wheaton College student RA accused of arson fires on campus

A Wheaton College student has been arrested in connection with several arson fires on campus.

Janelys Pimentel, 22, of Roslindale, was held...

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College Newspaper: It’s Fine if Conservatives Don’t Feel Welcome on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/11/2019 at 12:00pm

This is a window into the mind of many campus progressives. They don’t want a debate! They want conservatives to go away.

The Daily Wire reports:

College Newspaper Writer Says It’s ‘Fine’ That Conservatives ‘Feel Their Beliefs Aren’t Welcome On Our Campus’

This week, a student penned an op-ed in the Washington University newspaper,...

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Professor Jonathan Turley Questions the Russia Collusion Narrative

https://youtu.be/b3xaArHEVhM
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:00am 2/11/2019 at 10:00am
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Jonathan Turley of George Washington University is not a conservative, but he has been a leading voice of reason over the last couple of years.

Campus Reform reports:

Law prof doesn’t buy Trump-Russia ‘collusion’ narrative. Here’s why…

A George Washington University professor recently lobbed some bombs at President Donald Trump and Russia collusion narrative,...

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Profs Claim Pro-Life Movement is About Keeping America White

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2019 at 8:00am 2/11/2019 at 8:00am

This is absurd if you know anything about Margaret Sanger and the racial statistics of aborted babies.

The College Fix reports:

Profs: Pro-life movement about keeping America ‘predominantly, overwhelmingly white’

An titled event “Reversing Roe” hosted by the gender studies departments of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s College featured two professors who claimed the...

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Kid From 2009 Viral Video “David After Dentist” Accepted to University of Florida

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/10/2019 at 1:30pm
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Are you ready to feel old? The little kid from the 2009 viral video “David After Dentist” is heading to college.

WCJB News reports:

Is this real life?! Viral sensation accepted to University of Florida

Yes, this IS the real life! The little boy, named David, who captured the internet’s attention 10 years ago...

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Transgender Prof Suing University for Not Covering ‘Gender-Confirming’ Procedure

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 11:30am 2/10/2019 at 11:30am

The argument here is that the school covers medically necessary hysterectomies but won’t do the same procedure for transgender purposes.

The College Fix reports:

University of Arizona professor sues state for not insuring ‘gender-confirming’ procedure

A transgender university professor has filed a lawsuit against the state of Arizona for its “discriminatory” health insurance plan...

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Student Op-Ed Asks: “Should White Boys Still Be Allowed to Talk?”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 9:30am 2/10/2019 at 9:30am

This is from the student paper at Dickinson College, and it’s pretty stunning.

From The Dicksonian:

Should White Boys Still Be Allowed to Talk?

When you ask a question at a lecture, is it secretly just your opinion ending with the phrase “do you agree?” If so, your name is something like Jake, or...

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Oregon College of Art and Craft Closing Down at End of Current Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/9/2019 at 1:30pm

We will see more of this, especially from small private colleges.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

A Small Art College Will Close

The Oregon College of Art and Craft announced late Thursday that it will cease all degree programs at the end of this academic term.

“While this was a difficult and painful decision, the board...

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UC Berkeley Spends Over $2 Million Per Year on Diversity Related Employees

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:30am 2/9/2019 at 11:30am

What do these people do, exactly? Wouldn’t you love to sit in on a meeting where this expense is justified with data?

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: UC-Berkeley spends $2.3 million annually on diversity employee salaries

Each year, colleges spend hundreds of thousands of dollars, some even millions, in an effort to foster more...

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U. Pennsylvania Students Offered Safe Space During Heather Mac Donald Event

https://youtu.be/nJrWU6OghkY
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 9:30am 2/9/2019 at 9:30am
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Heather Mac Donald exposes the absurdity of the left and that makes her scary and dangerous, apparently.

The College Fix reports:

Student protesters offer ‘safe space’ from ‘Diversity Delusion’ author Heather Mac Donald

Heather Mac Donald provokes strong reactions in audiences when she speaks on campus. Black Lives Matter protesters repeatedly disrupted the author...

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U. New Mexico Angers Students by Offering Stay at Trump Hotel as Prize

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/8/2019 at 2:00pm

How dare they trigger these poor snowflakes by reminding them who is the president.

Campus Reform reports:

UNM scraps Trump Hotel ad amid student backlash

The University of New Mexico removed a Facebook ad promoting a stay at a Trump Hotel as a contest prize after backlash from students and alumni.

On Friday, UNM’s athletics...

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George Mason U. Holds Forum for Students to Process Emotions About Northam Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/8/2019 at 12:00pm

Do you remember caring this much about politics when you were in college? A governor scandal in Virginia requires a student forum? Really?

The College Fix reports:

Virginia university hosts forum for students to process their emotions over Northam controversy

Anger. Frustration. Sadness.

All these emotions and more were expressed by students Tuesday during a...

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MLB Changes ‘Disabled List’ to ‘Injury List’ Due to Disability Advocates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMMHss8a9wI
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:00am 2/8/2019 at 10:00am
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Hi, my name is Mary and I’ve been disabled since birth. My entire lest side is handicapped and now I have rheumatoid arthritis. I’m also a diehard baseball fan.

I laughed when I saw that disability advocates wanted MLB to change the disabled list to injury list. OH COME ON. Even when...

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College Student Finds 30 Year Old Man in Her Closet Wearing Her Clothes

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8:00am 2/8/2019 at 8:00am

This guy is really lucky the young woman didn’t have a gun. Can you even imagine this happening?

The Daily Caller reports:

Ghost in North Carolina College Student’s Room Turned Out to be 30-Year-Old Man

A Univers...

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Students at Georgetown May be Forced to Pay Slavery Reparations Through a New Fee

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/7/2019 at 12:00pm

The student government already voted on this and if approved, all students will be forced to pay.

The College Fix reports:

Georgetown students may pay reparations for slavery with new student fee

Georgetown University students will soon vote on whether they want to tax themselves to benefit the descendants of slaves sold by the...

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