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Harvard Encourages Students to Inform on Peers Who Fail to Practice Social Distancing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 18, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/18/2020 at 12:00pm

This is right out of Orwell, and yet many people at Harvard would be the first to claim that Trump is a dictator.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard goes full police state, asks for photos and video of social distancing violations

Unlike in prison, you’re unlikely to get seriously ill with COVID-19 at Harvard...

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Notre Dame Hires Private Security to Make Sure Quarantined Students Don’t Leave Home

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 18, 2020 at 10:00am 9/18/2020 at 10:00am

It’s astounding that students are paying to be treated this way. Would you want to live like this?

Campus Reform reports:

Notre Dame hires security to make sure quarantined students don’t leave home

The University of Notre Dame has taken new measures to ensure that students who are supposed to be...

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Grad Student Who Lied About Being Black Resigns From Teaching Position

https://youtu.be/zvwSxSUix24
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00am 9/18/2020 at 8:00am
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This is an update to a story we ran recently. This seems to keep happening and no one knows why.

The New York Post reports:

Grad student admits lying about being black, resigns teaching position

A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has apologized and resigned from their teaching job and worker’s union...

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Staffer at Berry College Placed on Leave for Denying That ‘Systematic Racism’ Exists

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/17/2020 at 12:00pm

The left is like a religion and they punish heretics. This is what can happen if you don’t agree with them.

The College Fix reports:

Christian college forces staffer to go on leave for denying ‘systematic racism’ still exists

Matt Mixer believes that “[s]ystematic racism doesn’t exist,” though it may have in the past....

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Pete Buttigieg’s Husband Chosen for Harvard Institute of Politics Fellowship Despite Lack of Experience

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10:00am 9/17/2020 at 10:00am
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Harvard is a private institution and they can do whatever they want, but it won’t change how this is perceived.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard taps Chasten Buttigieg for politics fellowship, despite lack of political experience

Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been chosen to be a fellow this...

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College Students Getting Punished Left and Right for Criticizing Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 8:00am 9/17/2020 at 8:00am

Across the country, college students are finding out that you’re not allowed to speak out against Black Lives Matter. You can badmouth Trump all you want, but BLM is off-limits.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Students Report Unprecedented Free Speech Violations as Schools Punish Critics of Black Lives Matter

The number of students being...

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Columbia University Marching Band Dissolves After Accusing Itself of Racism and Sexism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/16/2020 at 12:00pm

The progressive mindset sometimes looks like a form of mental illness. There is going to come a point when a majority of Americans will not care if higher education completely collapses and it will be because of moments like this one.

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VP of College Democrats at U. North Texas Encourages Freshmen to Join Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:00am 9/16/2020 at 10:00am

Is it now OK to suggest that Antifa is an outgrowth of the Democratic party?

Campus Reform reports:

College Dems leader encourages freshmen to join Antifa

University of North Texas College Democrats Vice President Brett Davis took to Twitter to tell incoming freshmen which student organizations they should join and which to avoid.

“Hey incoming...

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U. Oklahoma to Cut Senior Capstone Experience and Replace With Mandatory Diversity Class

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 8:00am 9/16/2020 at 8:00am

The Senior Capstone Experience was a course that pulled together the student’s educational experience and required a project like a paper. They are replacing scholarship with identity politics and making it mandatory.

The College Fix reports:

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Student Senator at Florida State U. Says He Was Removed for Holding Traditional Catholic Views

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/15/2020 at 12:00pm

Jack Denton claims he was removed from his position in student government at Florida State University for holding views which are not controversial, but simply Catholic.

He writes at the Daily Wire:

Cancel Culture Kicked Me Out of My College Job Simply Because I Was Catholic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to...

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Graduate English Program at U. Chicago to Only Accept ‘Black Studies’ Applicants This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 10:00am 9/15/2020 at 10:00am

They cite the Black Lives Matter movement as the inspiration for this. How does it even make sense?

Campus Reform reports:

U. Chicago English Dept. says it will ONLY admit ‘Black Studies’ grad students this year

University of Chicago English Department graduate programs will only be open to applicants who plan to study “Black...

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Prof Says Skidmore College Won’t Fire Him for Attending Pro-Police Rally Despite Student Demands

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 8:00am 9/15/2020 at 8:00am

This is an update to a story we ran recently. It’s good that the school is not listening to the mob.

The College Fix reports:

Professor says Skidmore College won’t punish him for attending pro-police rally, as students demanded

Skidmore College exonerated an art professor after student activists demanded he be fired for observing...

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Higher Education Employees Donate Over Fives Times More to Biden Than Trump

https://youtu.be/fL8zKfEb61g
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/14/2020 at 12:00pm
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Is anyone surprised by this? The left owns higher education and Trump Derangement Syndrome is prevalent on campuses across the country.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Biden Beats Trump in Higher Ed Contributions

Though the nation finds itself deeply divided, it’s clear whom employees at the nation’s higher education institutions are supporting financially in the...

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University of Iowa Spends $1 Million Cleaning Up Black Lives Matter Graffiti

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10:00am 9/14/2020 at 10:00am

Many schools, including this one, are going through massive financial troubles due to the pandemic. How does this help?

Campus Reform reports:

U of Iowa pays $1 million to cover BLM graffiti, will save pics to lift ‘voices of marg...

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Prof Rails Against White Christians Who Deny Climate Change Amid Wildfires

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2020 at 8:00am 9/14/2020 at 8:00am

There are reports which indicate some of these fires are the result of arson, but why let that stand in the way of a narrative?

The College Fix reports:

Professor: White...

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Baylor University Put Trigger Warning on 9/11 American Flag Tribute

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 4:30pm 9/13/2020 at 4:30pm

People who need a trigger warning for something like this are not mature enough to be in college and need to recheck their understanding of history as well.

The Daily Caller reported:

Baylor University Labels 9/11 Flag Tribute With Trigger Warning

Baylor University placed a warning on a campus 9/11 display advising the 2,977...

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College President Apologizes After Campus Crime Alert Includes ‘Black’ in Suspect Description

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 11:30am 9/13/2020 at 11:30am

People are no longer allowed to include race in a criminal suspect’s description? This is absurd.

The College Fix reports:

College president apologizes for campus crime alert which had ‘black’ in suspect description

About a week after Ohio State faced a 100-person-strong protest for a campus crime alert which identified...

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