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VIDEO: Ben Shapiro Slams Ocasio-Cortez for Whining About Her Student Loan Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 9:00am 6/28/2019 at 9:00am
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This is a short clip from the Ben Shapiro Show. Ben goes after AOC for her recent comments about how hard it is for her to deal with her student loan debt.

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Minneapolis Business College to Close in December 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Another one bites the dust. It’s becoming clear that no small school is safe.

The Star Tribune reports:

After 145 years, Minneapolis Business College to close in December

Minneapolis Business College, a for-profit institution in Roseville focused on career preparation, will close its doors in December due to declining enrollment, the school announced Monday.

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Former For-Profit College Students Suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 10:00am 6/27/2019 at 10:00am
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Is it her fault that they chose to attend these schools?

The Huffington Post reports:

Nearly 160,000 Former For-Profit College Students Sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

More than 158,000 former students at predatory for-profit colleges sued Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her department on Tuesday, demanding that the Department of Education continue reviewing...

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U. Maryland to be First in Nation to Offer Degree in Medical Cannabis Science

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 8:00am 6/27/2019 at 8:00am

This used to be thought of as a joke but now it is actually a field with opportunity. You’d be more likely to get a job with this degree than any “studies” program.

WJLA News reports:

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Bernie Sanders’ Policy Advisor, Who Backs Student Loan Forgiveness, Has $180K Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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She put this out on Twitter and then deleted the tweet when people noticed the seeming conflict of interests.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Sanders Senior Policy Adviser Advocates College Debt Forgiveness, Has 180K Debt

A senior policy adviser to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) is advocat...

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Virginia State Forbids Student Groups From Violating ‘Public Morals’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:00am 6/26/2019 at 10:00am

The school isn’t entirely clear on what this means. Perhaps that’s the point.

The College Fix reports:

State university forbids student groups from violating ‘public morals’

An official policy at a state university in Virginia prohibits student organizations...

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Survey Finds Two-Thirds of American Employees Regret Their Advanced College Degrees

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 8:00am 6/26/2019 at 8:00am

How fascinating that this report came out one day before the first Democrat debate where this issue will surely be a focus.

CBS News reports:

Two-thirds of American employees regret their college degrees

A college education is still considered a pathway to higher lifetime earnings and gainful employment for Americans. Nevertheless, two-thirds of employees...

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Melania Trump’s Spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham Picked as White House Press Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/25/2019 at 2:00pm
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First Lady Melania Trump announced today that her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham will become the White House press secretary. Sarah Sanders left her post as press secretary earlier this month to return home to Arkansas. From Fox News:

Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, was named Tuesday to replace...

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South Dakota Emerging as a Leader in Protecting Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/25/2019 at 12:00pm

It’s refreshing to see this issue being taken seriously.

Frederick M. Hess writes at National Review:

South Dakota’s Efforts to Protect Speech on Campus Could Be a Model for the Nation

This Wednesday, June 26, the South Dakota Board of Regents will meet to discuss the implementation of one of the nation’s more forceful...

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Campus of College of New Rochelle up for Sale as it Prepares for Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:00am 6/25/2019 at 10:00am

This is now happening on a near weekly basis. Someone needs to think of something to do with all these empty campuses.

Lohud reports:

College of New Rochelle campus up for sale as school readies for shutdown

The College of New Rochelle’s 15.6-acre campus is being put up for sale as the school prepares...

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Literature Prof Says it Makes Him Happy to See Poor White People Begging

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 8:00am 6/25/2019 at 8:00am

What kind of person says this about any particular group of people?

The College Fix reports:

Black SUNY prof: ‘Seeing poor white people makes me happy’

A professor of literature at SUNY Old Westbury says it makes him happy when he sees poor white people on the street begging for food or money.

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U. Michigan Launches Investigation After Noose Found on Employee’s Desk

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/24/2019 at 12:00pm

We’ve seen so many campus hoaxes that begin with something like this. It’s good to remain skeptical.

FOX 6 News reports:

University of Michigan investigating after noose found at employee’s desk

University of Michigan police are investigating after a noose was found on an employee’s desk at a university hospital.

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Rutgers Hosting Event Titled ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10:00am 6/24/2019 at 10:00am

Substitute any other race or identity group and this would be denounced as hate.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers to host ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’ event

Rutgers University’s Newark campus is scheduled to host a nearly five-hour event called “Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture,” according to the school’s website.

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Historic Catholic Bell Removed from UC Santa Cruz After Being Deemed a ‘Racist’ Symbol

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 8:00am 6/24/2019 at 8:00am

History is being removed from view, little by little. It’s death by a million paper cuts.

FOX News reports:

Historic Catholic marker deemed ‘racist symbol’ removed by University of California Santa Cruz

A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long...

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California Insurance Executive Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:30pm 6/23/2019 at 3:30pm

He paid $450,000 to get his two kids into USC. Amazing.

USA Today reports:

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids’ admission into USC as fake recruits

A California title insurance executive admitted Friday to paying $450,000 to fraudulently get his daughter and son admitted into the University of Southern California...

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Activists at Portland State University Are Trying to Get Campus Police Disarmed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 9:30am 6/23/2019 at 9:30am

The school’s board of trustees is actually considering this measure.

The College Fix reports:

University trustees delay decision on whether or not to...

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University of Minnesota to Offer Course on Their Own History of Racism Problems

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:30am 6/22/2019 at 11:30am

There was opposition to this, but the school ultimately gave in to the people demanding it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Major public university to offer classes highlighting the school’s troubled history with racism

Following a failed campaign...

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