Quick Takes  (Page 20)

Student Leaders at UT Austin Plan to Shame Professors Who Shun Diversity Traning

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/12/2019 at 12:00pm

This is right out of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. The next step is parading the professors before angry student mobs and making them wear dunce caps.

The College Fix reports:

Student leaders plan to name and shame professors who shun diversity training

The newly elected student body president and vice president at UT-Austin, who are...

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State Department Withdrawing Remaining Staff From Embassy in Venezuela

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiCkOkQsQSE
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10:00am 3/12/2019 at 10:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiCkOkQsQSE

As Venezuela continues to deteriorate, the State Department decided to withdraw the remaining diplomats, staff, and their families from the US Embassy in the country. From The Wall Street Journal:

Critical health services, food supplies and businesses have been crippled by the blackout that has killed at least 15 people and continues...

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Seattle University Prof Promotes Violent Resistance in Social Media Post

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

At some point, someone on the left is going to go over the edge. The rhetoric keeps going higher and crazier.

Jason Rantz reports at MyNorthwest:

Rantz: Seattle University professor promotes violent resistance, school won’t condemn it

An associate professor at Seattle University School of Law promoted the value of violent resistance in a...

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Bias Report Filed Against U. Oregon Prof for Defending Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/11/2019 at 12:00pm

Bias incident reporting systems would make Mao proud. It gives students the power to make accusations about anything they deem offensive.

The College Fix reports:

Bias report filed against professor for defending Brett Kavanaugh

In a University of Oregon classroom in October of 2018, a professor was finishing his lecture when he made a...

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Race-Based Admissions Supported by Majority of College Presidents

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10:00am 3/11/2019 at 10:00am

This is interesting because according to a recent survey, most of the American people do not support this. These college presidents are out of step with the public.

The Daily Caller reports:

Majority of College Presidents Support Race-Based Admissions

A majority of college presidents support race-based admissions as Harvard University enters the spotlight for...

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Yale Students Ticketed for Occupying Investment Office Demanding Fossil Fuel Divestment

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 11, 2019 at 8:00am 3/11/2019 at 8:00am

Why are these students paying tuition to attend Yale? They’re obviously smarter than the people who are paid to run the school.

WTNH News reports:

15 Yale students ticketed for occupying Yale Investment Office

15 Yale students received tickets for participating in a “sit-in” in at Yale’s Investment Office Monday night.

The students held the...

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Argosy University at Brink of Shutting Down

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/10/2019 at 1:30pm

They’re looking for a buyer but that’s a tough search in a situation like this.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Argosy on Brink of Closure

A court-appointed receiver plans to close Argosy University campuses today if a buyer is not found for the for-profit college, a decision driven by the Trump administration’s decision to cut...

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Gonzaga University Crowdfunds Scholarships for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 11:30am 3/10/2019 at 11:30am

Have you noticed how many schools in America are so devoted to people who are in America illegally? Why is that?

Campus Reform reports:

Gonzaga finds a way to fund illegal immigrant scholarships

Gonzaga University has decided to crowdfund a scholarship for illegal immigrant students at the school.

Gonzaga initially proposed the scholarship during the...

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Harvard Business School to Hire ‘Associate Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 9:30am 3/10/2019 at 9:30am

Everyone knows a business degree is useless if you haven’t had access to a diversity bureaucrat.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard to hire new ‘diversity, inclusion, and belonging’ director for business school

Here’s some not-so surprising news: Harvard Business School is taking the “bold” step of hiring an Associate Director for Diversity, Inclusion, and...

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Covington Media Smear Fall-out: CNN to be Sued for $250M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JMkzakXgIY
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 5:30pm 3/9/2019 at 5:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JMkzakXgIY

In the wake of the disgraceful attacks on Covington Catholic High School students following the release of an edited video, attorneys for Covington student Nicholas Sandmann have promised to hold accountable those they can via leg...

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New Jersey Reportedly Gave $1.6 Million to Illegal Immigrants for College in Fall of 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/9/2019 at 1:30pm

How is it even legal for a state to give taxpayer money to people who are in the country illegally?

Campus Reform reports:

NJ forks over $1.6M for illegal immigrant college tuition

New Jersey reportedly granted $1.6 million in financial aid to illegal...

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Hampshire College Now Warning Students About Readmission and Graduation Limits

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:30am 3/9/2019 at 11:30am
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At this point, it looks like it will take a miracle to save Hampshire College.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Hampshire College students warned of readmission, graduation limits

Hampshire College has told students who are on medical leave or withdrawn from the college that they will not readmit anyone who expects to graduate after...

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Transgender Prof Claims Excluding Men from Women’s Sports is Like Excluding Black Women

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 9:30am 3/9/2019 at 9:30am

This comparison seems awfully unfair to black women, but what do I know? I’m not a professor.

The College Fix reports:

Transgender professor: Excluding men from women’s sports is like excluding black women

Rachel McKinnon is a biologically male women’s cycling champion. The white philosopher’s next challenge is successfully playing the race card.

The College...

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Suspect in UC Berkeley Attack has Strange Alleged History of Legal Issues

https://abc7news.com/suspect-in-assault-caught-on-video-on-uc-berkeley-campus-arrested/5163483/
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/8/2019 at 12:00pm
https://abc7news.com/suspect-in-assault-caught-on-video-on-uc-berkeley-campus-arrested/5163483/

There is more to the story of Zachary Greenberg, the alleged attacker at UC Berkeley. Harmeet Dhillon, the lawyer representing the victim, spoke to Tucker Carlson about it.

FOX News reports:

Suspect in assault on conservative...

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Students Protest President of Liberty U. for Saying His Granddaughter Will be Raised as a Girl

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 8, 2019 at 10:00am 3/8/2019 at 10:00am

When this sort of nonsense is happening at Liberty University, it might be time to scrap our entire system of higher education.

The College Fix reports:

Students protest school president for saying that his granddaughter will be raised as a girl

Activists at Liberty University ga...

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Prof Dismisses Trump’s Efforts to Protect Campus Free Speech as ‘Wrongheaded’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 8, 2019 at 8:00am 3/8/2019 at 8:00am

Professor Michele S. Moses teaches education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She argues that higher education is fully committed to free speech and that Trump’s executive order misses the point.

She writes at Inside Higher Ed:

President Trump Misses the Point

President Trump is focusing on the wrong problem. He announced Saturday...

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Suspect in UC Berkeley Attack Pleads Not Guilty in Court

https://abc7news.com/suspect-in-assault-caught-on-video-on-uc-berkeley-campus-arrested/5163483/
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/7/2019 at 12:00pm
https://abc7news.com/suspect-in-assault-caught-on-video-on-uc-berkeley-campus-arrested/5163483/

It’s no surprise he pleaded not guilty, despite the video. His lawyer offers a few comments in the second video below.

The College Fix reports:

UC Berkeley suspect pleads not guilty to punching conservative activist

The suspect accused of punching a conservative activist in the face at UC Berkeley pled not guilty to three...

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