Quick Takes  (Page 28)

Dartmouth Offers Free Ski Trip for Students of Color Only

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/22/2019 at 12:00pm

Why do so many people in higher education seem to think they can improve racial relations in this way?

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League offers ‘free’ ski trip…but not for whites

Dartmouth College is offering students free skiing lessons this winter – as long as those students are not white.

Three “POC Ski Days” are...

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Jussie Smollett Removed From Empire’s Final Episodes

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:53am 2/22/2019 at 10:53am

On Thursday, Jussie Smollett returned to the Empire set after he posted $10,000 in bond after the Cook County State Attorney’s office pressed charges against him for filing a false police report.

Smollett apologized to the cast and crew, but maintained his innocence. A person in the meeting told CNN that everyone...

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Faculty at Hampshire College Attempted to Vote No Confidence in President and Board

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00am 2/22/2019 at 10:00am
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This was nothing more than a desperate move by desperate people. Hampshire is circling the drain and no change in leadership is going to change that.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Hampshire College Faculty Tries to Vote No Confidence in President and Board Leaders

The Hampshire College faculty voted Wednesday on a resolution...

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Campus Carry Bill Protested at West Virginia University

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8:00am 2/22/2019 at 8:00am

According to the left, college campuses are hotbeds of rape and racial crimes. Why wouldn’t they want people to be armed?

WHSV News reports:

Protest at West Virginia University over campus carry bill

A protest has been held at West Virginia University over legislation that would allow people with concealed...

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UC Santa Cruz Student Indicted for Allegedly Creating App to Sell Drugs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/21/2019 at 12:00pm

Does he at least deserve credit for entrepreneurship? He obviously saw an under served market, right?

ABC 6 reports:

College student indicted for allegedly developing app to sell drugs

A University of California, Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal charges Tuesday, accused of developing an app to sell meth, cocaine and other...

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Prof Accused of Vandalizing Nevada Republican Lawmaker’s Campaign Signs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 10:00am 2/21/2019 at 10:00am

The line between student activists and professors is blurred once again.

The Hill reports:


College professor accused of vandalizing Nebraska GOP lawmaker’s campaign signs

An assistant professor and political activist in Nebraska was ticketed Tuesday on suspicion of vandalizing a GOP lawmaker’s campaign signs.

Patricia Wonch Hill, a research assistant professor of sociology at the...

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U. Buffalo-SUNY to Host Symposium on ‘Whiteness of American Architecture’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 8:00am 2/21/2019 at 8:00am

No subject is immune to the progressive agenda. Everything must be examined through the lens of the left.

The College Fix reports:

U. Buffalo-SUNY to host ‘Whiteness of American Architecture’ symposium

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Anti-Trump and Anti-Conservative Courses Surging at America’s Top Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/20/2019 at 12:00pm

This doesn’t happen when a Democrat like say, Obama, becomes president. This is an excellent illustration of the hold progressives have on higher ed.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Surge in Ivy League anti-Trump courses, ‘imminent apocalypse,’ ‘fascism’

America’s top colleges and universities have bulked up politically correct courses that “malign conservatives,” and Ivy League...

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Portland State Student Comes to Defense of ‘Grievance Studies’ Prof

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 10:00am 2/20/2019 at 10:00am
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Portland State professor Peter Boghossian is under fire for reasons you can read about here. One student is coming to his aid in a new op-ed.

From The College Fix:

I’m a Portland State University student. It must exonerate the ‘grievance studies’ hoax professor.

It’s not often you find a freethinking atheist professor getting...

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Syracuse U. Won’t Recognize Conservative Student Group Over Dedication to U.S. Constitution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 8:00am 2/20/2019 at 8:00am

Young Americans for Freedom requires members to believe in the U.S. Constitution. Syracuse University thinks that might be too exclusionary.

Campus Reform reports:

Syracuse U: U.S. Constitution is ‘exclusionary’ to some students

Syracuse University denied an application for Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) to become a Registered Student Organization (RSO), stating, as one of...

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Bill to Provide ‘Free’ College Tuition Advances in Vermont

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/19/2019 at 12:00pm

Colleges are closing and laying off staff at an alarming rate, but this idea is still getting pushed.

The Vermont Digger reports:

Free college tuition gains traction in Statehouse

Vermont perennially ranks dead-last in the country for state funding, per-student, on public higher education. The state’s financial neglect of the Vermont State Colleges is...

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Yale Holds Event to Help Women and Illegal Immigrants Find Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10:00am 2/19/2019 at 10:00am

One student who was interviewed for this story provided a great observation. Read below.

Campus Reform reports:

Yale event helps illegal immigrants find jobs

Yale University held an event Friday to help illegal immigrants get jobs.

The event, which was the Ivy League school’s third annual Equity in the Job Search symposium, aimed to “help...

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Governor Proposing Massive Cuts to University of Alaska System

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 8:00am 2/19/2019 at 8:00am

Don’t be surprised if this story gets national coverage. The new governor of Alaska, Mike Dunleavy is a Republican so the press will love the narrative.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Proposed Cuts Imperil 1,300 University Jobs

Alaska governor Mike Dunleavy, whose state faces a $1.6 billion deficit, is proposing to cut $310 million from...

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George Washington U. Debate Event Open Only to Women and Transgenders

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/18/2019 at 1:00pm

Imagine if an event like this barred women and trans people. All hell would break loose.

Campus Reform reports:

Only women, transgenders are allowed in GW debate tournament

Only women and transgender individuals will be allowed to compete in an April debate tournament hosted by...

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Protesters Arrested in Georgia Higher Ed Meeting Making Demands for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 11:00am 2/18/2019 at 11:00am

One of the protesters was a former correspondent for the Daily Show. What a surprise.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

TV Comedian, Protesters Arrested at Georgia Higher Ed Meeting

Jordan Klepper, a former correspondent for The Daily Show on Comedy Central, was among nine people arrested Tuesday during a Georgia Board of Regents meeting for...

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UC Berkeley Prof Compares White Women Who Support Trump to Slave Owners

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 9:00am 2/18/2019 at 9:00am

Trump is causing many people in higher ed to lose their minds, particularly at schools like Berkeley.

The College Fix reports:

Prof: White women have gone from slave...

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College Bars Conservative Student Group From Displaying Pro-2A Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/17/2019 at 1:30pm

Is the school suggesting there is something indecent or offensive about the Constitution?

Townhall reports:

EXCLUSIVE: College Bars Young Americans for...

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