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Knife Attack at French Priest Retirement Home Leaves One Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/25/2016 at 1:30pm

French authorities have begun a search for a man who murdered a woman at a retirement home for priests in southern France. FRANCE 24 reports the police have identified the suspect, but no one mentions his name:

The man, brandishing a sawn-off shotgun and a knife, tied up and killed the woman...

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Loyola U. Maryland Under Fire for Criticism of America Themed Parties

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 10:00am 11/25/2016 at 10:00am

Loyola University Maryland recently told students that America themed parties would be divisive. Now they’re facing a backlash.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

Loyola University Maryland under fire for response to student “USA” party

When administrators at Loyola University Maryland got wind of a planned campus-wide student party with a “Party in the USA” theme,...

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Female Harvard Student Starts Conservative Women’s Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 8:00am 11/25/2016 at 8:00am

Is the tide finally turning? It will be fascinating to see how the Harvard community responds to this young woman’s endeavors.

The College Fix reports:

Student at Harvard fights liberal bias by launching conservative women’s group

What is it like being a conservative at Harvard?

“Difficult,” said government major Emily Hall.

Many of her professors have...

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Black Teens Attack White Catholic Schoolgirls While Bus Driver Does Nothing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 6:39pm 11/24/2016 at 6:39pm

Four white Catholic schoolgirls told The New York Post that black teens attacked them on a bus while the driver did nothing to help:

“Oh, white girl got money!” a young black man sitting with a friend commented as the girls travelled on the BX8 bus around 3 p.m. Tuesday after dismissal...

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Columbia University Declares Itself a Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/24/2016 at 2:00pm

The entire concept of sanctuary campus is really just an extension of the safe space concept so lots of schools will probably adopt this stance.

Up until now, this has been mostly about students but at Columbia the administration has taken a position.

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Trump Related Hate Crime at North Park University Exposed as Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/24/2016 at 12:00pm
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We will likely see more stories like this in the weeks and months to come. The left can’t let go of their narrative and will even resort to lying to keep it going.

NBC News reports:

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It’s Official — Trump Wins Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 9:30am 11/24/2016 at 9:30am
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The numbers are finally in and it’s been determined that Donald Trump won the state of Michigan by 10,000 votes. 10,704 to be exact.

From the Detroit Free Press:

In the closest race for president in...

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College Offers Students ‘Toolkit’ for Dealing With Family Members at Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8:00am 11/24/2016 at 8:00am

If you’re unable to communicate with your family at Thanksgiving over politics, do you really belong in college?

The College Fix reports:

College’s ‘Thanksgiving Toolkit’ helps students cope with political disputes

“Do they have political views that make you feel vulnerable and distressed?...

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Charlie Hebdo Plans German Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 3:27pm 11/23/2016 at 3:27pm
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French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has announced plans to release a German edition. Terrorists targeted the magazine in January 2015 after it published cartoons of Mohammed, killing twelve people:

The weekly newspaper will launch in Germany on December 1 with an initial print run of 200,000 issues, although it said it does...

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White Yale Student Accepts His Privilege in Op-Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/23/2016 at 1:30pm

Yale Student Patrick Sullivan has apparently accepted the fact that he’s a horrible human being because he’s white and male.

He writes in the Yale Daily News:

SULLIVAN: Dear...

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Obama Education Secretary Urges Colleges to Embrace Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 10:30am 11/23/2016 at 10:30am

This is the last hurrah before the Trump administration takes over. They’re trying to hold on to Obama’s legacy.

Campus Reform reports:

Obama WH looks to protect social justice efforts from Trump

The U.S. Secretary of Education wants colleges to go even further in pursuit of social justice, suggesting “implicit bias” trainings, safe spaces,...

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George Washington U. Students Don’t Want Police Protection Because Police Supported Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 7:30am 11/23/2016 at 7:30am

This is getting so stupid. Maybe the police should tell these kids they’re on their own. Let them defend themselves and see how far they get.

The College Fix reports:

GWU students: Campus police protection an ‘act of violence’ —...

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Hampshire College Will No Longer Fly U.S. Flag After Students Burned One Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/22/2016 at 4:30pm

For anyone not familiar, Hampshire College in Amherst, MA is the dictionary definition of the student coddling left-wing campus.

Some students burned an American flag to protest Trump so the school is ditching the flag altogether.

The Daily Caller reports:

College Stops Flying US Flag Entirely After Flag-Burning Incident

Hampshire College in Massachusetts has announced...

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Selfies Can Kill You

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/22/2016 at 3:00pm

Proving Darwin right once again — selfie deaths are on the rise globally, according to a recent study.

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OP-ED: College kids are proving Trump’s point

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/22/2016 at 1:30pm

George Will was/is part of the Never Trump crowd but even he concedes that campus Trump protesters are showing people why voting for Trump was the right thing to do.

From the New York Post:

College kids are proving Trump’s point

Many undergraduates, their fawn-like eyes wide with astonishment, are wondering: Why didn’t the...

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BBC Blocked from Interviewing Local Chinese Independent Candidate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/22/2016 at 12:00pm
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Of all the domestic chatter about undemocratic elections, a glimpse into China’s electoral behavior ought to prompt grand feelings of gratitude for our system of government.

A woman running for a local level government position agreed to interview with the BBC. When the BBC reporter attempted to interview the woman at her...

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Loyola U. Maryland Deems America Themed Parties Divisive

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11:00am 11/22/2016 at 11:00am

Perhaps Loyola should relocate to another nation. You know, one that isn’t so offensive or divisive.

The Washington Times reported:

Maryland college calls ‘America’-themed parties ‘divisive and harmful’

Students at Loyola University Maryland were recently pressured to abort plans for an “America”-themed party over concerns they might “oppress” others.

An annual “Senior 200s” celebration organized...

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