Quick Takes  (Page 20)

Universities in California Make Millions on Fees of Rejected Applications

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/11/2018 at 1:30pm

Some people would look at this and say it’s a scam. It certainly doesn’t seem fair, anyway.

The Sacramento Bee reports:

California universities make millions on applications they reject

UCLA made more than $6.7 million last year from admission applications, with more than 80 percent of it coming from applications that were ultimately rejected.

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UMass ‘Students Against Fascism’ Hold Walkout Against ‘Right-Wing Terror’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 11:30am 11/11/2018 at 11:30am

Someone should ask these students what they think of what happened at Tucker Carlson’s house.

Campus Reform reports:

UMass students label ‘right-wing trolls,’ ‘conservative apologists’ as ‘THE ENEMY’

A University of Massachusetts Amherst student group organized a walkout on Wednesd...

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Racist Note Posted at Kansas State U. Turns Out to be a Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 9:30am 11/11/2018 at 9:30am

Do any of the people who perpetrate these hoaxes realize they diminish real acts of racism?

The College Fix reports:

Racist note at Kansas State University turns out to be a hoax

A flier at a Kansas State University apartment complex bearing the very racist statement “Beware [N-words] Live Here!!! Knock at Your Own...

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U. Kentucky Student Arrested for Allegedly Making Campus Bomb Threats

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/10/2018 at 1:30pm

This student did everything but come right out and tell the police she did it. Not smart.

The New York Post reports:

University of Kentucky student accused of faking bomb threats on campus

A University of Kentucky student was arrested Thursday for making up bomb threats on campus — but not before telling local...

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Prof Sues School Claiming He Was Punished for Not Using Student’s Preferred Pronoun

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11:30am 11/10/2018 at 11:30am

Is this what everyone thought the future of higher education would be?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof sues over gender pronoun usage

A professor at a public university in Ohio is suing the school, claiming he was punished for not calling a student by their preferred pronoun.

Shawnee State University philosophy professor Nicholas Meriwether declined to...

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Writers Group Blasts Sarah Lawrence College for Tepid Response to Harassment of Prof

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXdBFDRA_WM
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 9:30am 11/10/2018 at 9:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXdBFDRA_WM

You can read the full background on Prof. Samuel Abrams. This story is an update.

The College Fix

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Law School at Northwestern Plans Cuts to Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 9, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/9/2018 at 12:00pm

There have been several reports like this at other schools in recent weeks. Is the bubble starting to burst?

The Daily Northwestern reports:

Pritzker School of Law plans workforce cuts

The Pritzker School of Law is planning to cut its staff and faculty workforce amid a disruptive budget deficit that is already hitting major...

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Florida Teacher Finds Provisional Ballot Box at Broward County School

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=b6BuOt8X1MY
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:18am 11/9/2018 at 11:18am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=b6BuOt8X1MY

Lakeisha Sorey at Miramar Elementary School in Broward County found a provisional ballot box inside a closet.

Sorey did not touch it in order to avoid tampering. She phoned state Rep. Shevrin Jones (D) and the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office.

The woman at the office told Sorey the box probably contained blank...

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College Offers Students Space to Process ‘Stressful’ Election Results

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00am 11/9/2018 at 10:00am

We’ve reached the point where some students have psychological problems if Republicans win elections.

Campus Reform reports:

College offers space to ‘process’ ‘stressful’ midterm election results

Students at an Illinois college received an email on Tuesday offering “extra support and resources” for those struggling to “process” the 2018 midterm election results.

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Ohio University Reportedly Considered Separate Gym for Minorities

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00am 11/9/2018 at 8:00am

The idea was advanced by the new vice president for diversity. Who could have guessed?

The College Fix reports:

Ohio University considers minorities-only gym: report

Ohio University leaders were reportedly considering the creation of a workout room that would...

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Seton Hall University Admin Caving to Student Occupiers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/8/2018 at 12:00pm

Students at this school have been protesting a lack of diversity and ended up occupying a campus space. Now the school is caving to them.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

10-Day Sit-In at Seton Hall

Friday marked the end of a 10-day sit-in at Seton Hall University. A group of students called the Concerned 44...

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Defeated Harris County Judge Chooses to Release Juvenile Defendants After Election

https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-judge-release-juvenile-defendants-after-losing-election
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:03am 11/8/2018 at 10:03am
https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-judge-release-juvenile-defendants-after-losing-election

Harris County Juvenile Judge Glenn Devlin lost his re-election bid on Tuesday. For this reason, he has chosen to release the majority of juvenile defendants who appear before him. From Fox News:

“He was releasing everybody,” said public defender Steven Halpert, who watched the string of surprising releases. “Apparently he was saying...

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Far Left Former ESPN Host Kicks Off University’s Diversity Summit

https://youtu.be/OWq5WVMwxw0
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:00am 11/8/2018 at 10:00am
https://youtu.be/OWq5WVMwxw0

Things went exactly as you would expect here. Note the preferred use of language. Does this sound diverse?

The College Fix reports:

‘Diversity summit’ calls for media to use terms ‘white supremacist,’ ‘Nazi sympathizer’

George Wash...

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Young Democratic Socialists of America Argue Free Tuition Would Stimulate Economy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 8:00am 11/8/2018 at 8:00am

Wen the left makes claims like this, they look like silly people.

Campus Reform reports:

Socialist students: ‘Free’ tuition would stimulate economy

Socialist students in Illinois are petitioning to make college tuition “free” because they say doing so would stimulate the local economy.

The Democratic Socialists of America chapter at Southern Illinois University at...

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Report: House Dems to go “All-In” on Impeaching Kavanaugh and Investigating Russia

https://youtu.be/y5susJNbV9s?t=117
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:30pm 11/7/2018 at 7:30pm
https://youtu.be/y5susJNbV9s?t=117

For months Democrats and #TheResistance have been demanding impeachment not only of Trump, for supposed Russia collusion, but also Brett Kavanaugh for alleged perjury during his confirmation testimony.

Now that Democrats will control the House, and the House Judiciary Committee, are Democrats serious?

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Florida Senate Race heads to Recount

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmQVgVxmNJ0
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 10:26am 11/7/2018 at 10:26am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmQVgVxmNJ0

Democrat incumbent Bill Nelson’s campaign team announced that the race between him and Governor Rick Scott will go to a recount. From Politico:

Of the 8.1 million votes cast, Scott leads by just 34,537 votes, which is less than one-half point, the threshold for a state-mandated recount.

“We are proceeding to a recount,”...

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Faculty and Academics at Cornell Donate 99.5 Percent to Left Leaning Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/6/2018 at 1:30pm

This is being shown to be true at schools all over the country. It’s important for the public to see the lack of political balance.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

99.5% Cornell Faculty, Academics’ Donations Given to Left-Leaning Groups

Over the last year, professors, researchers and lecturers collectively donated approximately $289,975.05 to election campaigns....

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