Quick Takes  (Page 20)

Arizona State University Restores Students’ Access to Online Porn

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 9:30am 1/13/2019 at 9:30am

The school restored access after a journalist made an inquiry about it.

The College Fix reports:

Arizona State University restores students’ porn access

The Arizona Republic’s higher education reporter, Rachel Leingang, apparently remedied a budding crisis at Arizona State University: her press inquiry to the university’s administration led to a restoration of adult content...

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DePaul Student Reportedly Lied About Being Kidnapped and Robbed Near Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/12/2019 at 1:30pm

It must annoy police so much when time and resources are wasted on a lie.

The Chicago Sun Times reports:

DePaul student lied about kidnapping, robbery near campus, police say

A DePaul University student lied to authorities about being kidnapped near the school’s Lincoln Park campus Tuesday night and driven to an abandoned house...

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College to Teach Social Justice by Having Students Play ‘Monopoly’ Board Game

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 11:30am 1/12/2019 at 11:30am

It’s not just board games, either. It sounds like this school has an entire day of ‘fun’ events planned.

Campus Reform reports:

College invites students to ‘get a lesson in social justice’ by playing Monopoly

An Illinois college is planning to host a campus-wide symposium that will contain events and panel discussions related to...

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Campus Feminist Groups Taking up Alternative Spelling of ‘Womyn’ and ‘Womxn’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 9:30am 1/12/2019 at 9:30am

The goal here is to avoid including the word ‘men’ in the spelling.

The College Fix reports:

‘Woman,’ ‘womxn’ or ‘womyn’: Campus feminist groups opt for alternative spell...

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New Housing at Arizona State U. to be Retirement Community for Senior Citizens

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/11/2019 at 12:00pm

This sounds like the basis of a great comedy movie. Think of something along the lines of Rodney Dangerfield in Back to School.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Retirees to Embrace Campus Life

New housing under construction at Arizona State Univers...

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Local Station Calls Out CNN for Declining Reporter Who Showed Border Wall Worked

https://twitter.com/KUSINews/status/1083568597903929344?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1083568597903929344&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftownhall.com%2Ftipsheet%2Fcortneyobrien%2F2019%2F01%2F11%2Fa-local-news-station-just-called-out-cnn-for-their-border-narrative-n2538893
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2019 at 10:28am 1/11/2019 at 10:28am
https://twitter.com/KUSINews/status/1083568597903929344?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1083568597903929344&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftownhall.com%2Ftipsheet%2Fcortneyobrien%2F2019%2F01%2F11%2Fa-local-news-station-just-called-out-cnn-for-their-border-narrative-n2538893

CNN reached out to KUSI News in San Diego for a local reporter about the border wall in its community. KUSI News said it offered Dan Plante, who has years of stories about the wall, but CNN declined once the network realized that Plante’s story showed the wall worked.

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College in Ohio Requires Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion for Tenure

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2019 at 10:00am 1/11/2019 at 10:00am

This is the way things are moving. In order to secure employment, teachers will be increasingly required to pledge allegiance to the progressive agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Better promote ‘diversity,’ ‘inclusion’ if you want tenure at this Ohio college

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Mothers Share Stories of Daughters Coming Home from College as Men

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2019 at 8:00am 1/11/2019 at 8:00am

The College Fix recently shared emails they have gotten from mothers of daughters who went off to college as young women and came home as young men. This is pretty shocking.

Here’s one example:

Mothers in shock as daughters come home from...

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Stanford Funds Dinesh D’Souza Event When College Republicans File Constitutional Complaint

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/10/2019 at 12:00pm

Stanford has been throwing up roadblocks to this event for weeks. It took a bold move by the College Republicans to make the administration finally relent.

The College Fix reports:

Stanford grants funding to Dinesh D’Souza event after College Republicans file constitutional complaint

An internal complaint and external litigation threat appear to have convinced...

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Support Grows for Asian-American Students in Discrimination Lawsuit Against Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:00am 1/10/2019 at 10:00am

Harvard seems to be losing this case, at least in optics. A growing portion of the public, particularly Asian-Americans, believe the students have a legitimate complaint.

WGBH reports:

Asian-American Group Exp...

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Nearly 100 Percent of College Faculty and Admin in Maxine Waters’ District Donated to Dems

https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1010981944056664064
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 8:00am 1/10/2019 at 8:00am
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The left owns academia. We have seen example after example like this one. It never goes in the other direction.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: 100 percent of college admin, faculty in Maxine Waters’ district gave to Dems

A Campus Reform analysis has found that an overwhelm...

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Chicago State University Agrees to Pay $650K Settlement in Free Speech Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/9/2019 at 12:00pm

The case stems from a faculty run blog which was critical of the previous administration. Then FIRE got involved and delivered another victory for free speech.

The FIRE blog reports</...

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UNC Prof Polls Students and Finds They Fear Reprisals from the ‘Progressive Police’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 10:00am 1/9/2019 at 10:00am

This professor was shocked to learn that many students keep their mouths shut to avoid punishment from the left.

Campus Reform reports:

UNC prof slams ‘indoctrination,’ ‘progressive police’

A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...

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Women’s Studies Prof Sues School for Allegedly Retracting Employment Offer Over Pregnancy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 8:00am 1/9/2019 at 8:00am

She claims the school changed its mind when she started asking about childcare.

The College Fix reports:

Women’s Studies department rejected professor because she was pregnant: Lawsuit

A professor of women’s studies is suing a university after, she claims, the women’s studies department there retracted its employment offer after learning of her pregnancy.

Evangeline Heiliger...

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Pushes Free Community College in New Column

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/8/2019 at 12:00pm

This has become a nearly standard demand among Democrats. It will undoubtedly be a major talking point for them in the 2020 campaign.

Emanuel writes at The Atlantic:

A Simple Proposal to Revive the American Dream

During the industrial age, when high school was the gateway to the American dream, public-school systems covered the...

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Colorado State Pays ‘Eco-Leaders’ to Promote Social Justice on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 10:00am 1/8/2019 at 10:00am

Participants receive money and academic credit for this, even though it’s so obviously political activism.

Campus Reform reports:

Colorado State pays ‘eco leaders’ to create ‘social justice’ project

A Colorado State University residential program offers monetary compensation for environmental and social justice advocacy on campus.

The university’s “eco leaders” program offers students both compensation and...

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U. Chicago Student Paper Reports That School President Voted Republican

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 8:00am 1/8/2019 at 8:00am

For many people on the left, the mere act of voting Republican is considered scandalous. At the University of Chicago, it was considered newsworthy.

The College Fix reports:

U. Chicago student paper considers it news that school president … voted Republican

In a seeming indication of just how far left colleges have become, the...

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