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Prof Resigns After Criticizing Protesters on Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 5, 2020 at 8:00am 6/5/2020 at 8:00am

In addition to the prof who resigned, there’s a professor at another school who is facing pressure to resign for mocking students for wanting special considerations right now.

Inside Higher Ed

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Rutgers University Historian Defends Antifa and Trashes Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/4/2020 at 12:00pm

This person has a history of defending Antifa. He has written books about them.

Campus Reform reports:

Rutgers historian runs to rioters’ defense: ‘Antifa isn’t the problem’

Mark Bray, a historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radicalism in modern Europe at Rutgers University in New Jersey, claims President Donald Trump’s labeling of Antifa...

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Drexel University Students Protest Presence of National Guard on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 10:00am 6/4/2020 at 10:00am

The National Guard is not on Drexel University’s campus for anything to do with the school. They’re using part of a building as a base of operations. Yet the students are protesting this.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Drexel Students Protest National Guard Presence on Campus

Drexel University students took to social media and wrote...

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Winthrop University Censors Dean for Using Term ‘Wuhan Virus’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 8:00am 6/4/2020 at 8:00am

In doing this, isn’t Winthrop University essentially siding with the Chinese Communist Party? Wouldn’t they do the same thing?

The College Fix reports:

Winthrop University censors dean who used term ‘Wuhan virus’

In mid-May, an opinion column discussing the origins of the COVID-19 virus written by a Winthrop University dean was retracted by a...

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Temple University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus in the Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/3/2020 at 12:00pm

Like other schools, there will be a number of new policies to protect students and staff.

ABC 6 in Philadelphia reports:

Temple University unveils plans for students to return for fall classes

Temple University has unveiled its plans to bring back students for the fall semester.

In a letter to the community, President Richard Englert...

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As Cities Burn, Harvard Profs Say Trump ‘Undermines Democratic Order’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00am 6/3/2020 at 10:00am

You have to wonder how these professors would react if the campus of Harvard was burning and being looted right now.

Campus Reform reports:

As rioters destroy cities, Harvard profs condemn Trump’s ‘rhetoric of domestic terrorism’

A group of Harvard Law School faculty members released a letter denouncing President Donald Trump’s actions, which they...

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Liberty University Ends Semester With No Coronavirus Cases After Months of Media Criticism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 8:00am 6/3/2020 at 8:00am

Liberty University defied the narrative and did not completely close down over Coronavirus. They were dragged through the mud by the media because of this. Now they’re finishing the year with no cases.

The College Fix reports:

Liberty, accused of being reckless hotspot for COVID, ends semester with zero campus cases

When the coronavirus...

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Declining Enrollment Expected to Add to Higher Education’s Coronavirus Woes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/2/2020 at 12:00pm

Even if colleges and universities open in the fall, they may not get the number of students they need.

Campus Reform reports:

Declining international enrollment for US colleges likely to fuel further financial woes

Facing uncertainty from...

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Lehigh University to Announce Pay Cuts Due to $40 Million Dollar Deficit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 10:00am 6/2/2020 at 10:00am

Furloughs are coming as well. This is because of the Coronavirus crisis.

Morning Call reports:

Lehigh University, facing $40 million deficit, latest college to...

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Student Govt. at Ohio State Asks School to Cut Ties With Columbus Police Department

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00am 6/2/2020 at 8:00am

This is going to become a trend now. Campus activists are exploiting the riots.

Cleveland.com reports:

Ohio State student governments ask for university to cut ties to Columbus Police Department

The presidents of Ohio State University’s student government groups asked in a joint letter for university leaders to cut ties with the Columbus Police...

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Trump Admin Putting New Restrictions on Chinese Students With Ties to Military University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/1/2020 at 12:00pm

China’s place in American higher education will likely be reduced in the coming months.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

New Restrictions for Chinese Students With Military University Ties

The Trump administration plans to cancel the visas of Chinese graduate students and researchers who have direct ties to universities in China affiliated with the People’s Liberation...

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Female Students at U. Idaho Fighting to Keep Biological Men Out of Women’s Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:00am 6/1/2020 at 10:00am

If biological men participate in women’s sports and end up dominating, what is the point of women’s sports?

Campus Reform reports:

Female athletes fight to keep biological men out of their sports

Two female track athletes in Idaho are urging a federal judge...

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UC San Diego Students Want Finals Grading Policy Changed Because of Police Brutality

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2020 at 8:00am 6/1/2020 at 8:00am

This seems like a bit of stretch, doesn’t it?

The College Fix reports:

UC San Diego students demand changes to finals grading due to American police brutality

Students at the University of California San Diego are calling upon school officials to alter finals grading policy due to “recent acts of police brutality” and...

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University of Hartford Announces Plans to Reopen in the Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 1:30pm 5/31/2020 at 1:30pm

More and more schools are planning to reopen. That’s a good sign.

NBC News in Connecticut reports:

University of Hartford Announces Fall Reopening Plans

The University of Hartford announced they will start the fall semester in person and on campus.

The university said they will...

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U. Minnesota Cutting Ties With Minneapolis Police but Students Say it’s Not Enough

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 11:30am 5/31/2020 at 11:30am

There has already been anti-police sentiment on college campuses, and this situation is playing right into activists’ hands.

Campus Reform reports:

University of Minnesota to cut ties with Minneapolis Police Department, but students say it’s not enough

The University of Minnesota announced that the university will no longer use services from the Minneapolis Police...

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Stanford Prof Under Fire for Using Racial Slur in Historical Context

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 9:30am 5/31/2020 at 9:30am

This is the second time this has happened at Stanford in a short period of time.

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Student Files Lawsuit Against Brandeis University Over Quality of Online Classes

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 1:30pm 5/30/2020 at 1:30pm

This is happening all over the country. Who can blame the students, considering the amount they’re paying in tuition?

Wicked Local reports:

Student sues Waltham’s Brandeis University in class-action lawsuit

A Brandeis University student filed a class-action lawsuit against the university this week, joining a number...

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