Quick Takes  (Page 29)

Faculty, Students, and Other Supporters Protest as Hampshire College Collapses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:30am 2/17/2019 at 11:30am
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Protests aren’t going to change the financial outlook of this school. This is all they know how to do. Do you think any passengers protested on the deck of the Titanic?

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Is there anything that is NOT a migroagression for Drake University students?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 9:30am 2/17/2019 at 9:30am

Does anyone on the left hear how stupid this sounds. I mean, really.

The College Fix reports:

Complaints about microaggressions at Drake U. demonstrate the chicanery...

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California pounces: State to sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/16/2019 at 6:00pm
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Now that President Donald Trump has signed the national emergency declaration, California politicians Governor Gavin Newsom and  state Attorney General Xavier Becerra have pounced and are now making plans to block its implementation.

Newsom and Becerra announced they were developing plans for the legal action at a Capitol news conference just hours...

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After Twitter disables “Everybody Hurts” satire video, Trump reposts to “God Bless The U.S.A.”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4:30pm 2/16/2019 at 4:30pm
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I told you that the Streisand Effect would be the end result after REM gets Twitter to take down Trump tweet of “everybody hurts” satirical video mocking Dems at SOTU.

Not only is the REM version of the video spreading on social media, now Trump has tweeted a new version set to the...

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Report: Illinois Third Most Corrupt State, Chicago the Most Corrupt City in America

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:30pm 2/16/2019 at 3:30pm
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A report released from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that per capita Illinois is the third most corrupt state/district (following Washington D. C. and Louisiana) and that Chicago is the most corrupt city...

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Campus Carry Bills Make Headway in Two States

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/16/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s amazing how much traction this issue has gotten in the last few years. Shouldn’t this just be a given at public universities?

Campus Reform reports:

Campus carry bills make headway in WV, SD

Two states have made moves to reinstate the Second Amendment rights of college students on public university campuses.

On Monday, the...

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Saying ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ Deemed Transphobic by LGBT Group at Colorado State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:30am 2/16/2019 at 11:30am

The left sure loves to tell people which words they are allowed to use. As usual, this is all about control.

The College Fix reports:

Phrase ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ deemed ‘degrading and designed to harm’

The Pride Resource Center at Colorado State University has deemed the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” one of many “transphobic...

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Conservative Jewish Prof Describes Sickening Anti-Semitism on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 9:30am 2/16/2019 at 9:30am

Michael Goldstein is a communications professor at Kingsborough Community College. What he describes here is shocking.

He writes at the New York Daily News:

A campus infected with hostility: A professor says he’s been targeted for being a conservative Jew

Each time I walk into my office at Kingsborough Community College, I draw inspiration...

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Conservative Students Receive Death Threats Over ‘Build the Wall’ Display

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/15/2019 at 12:00pm

Where are all the progressive students who constantly demand that everyone feel safe on campus? Conservatives don’t get that kind of protection.

The College Fix reports:

Conservative students get death threats over ‘Build The Wall’ display

A group of conservative students at SUNY Oswego who hosted a “Build The Wall” campus display Tuesday were...

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Female Students Suing Yale to be Allowed to Join Fraternities

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10:00am 2/15/2019 at 10:00am

What happens if Yale adopts a single-sex policy like Harvard has? It’s not working out too well for many young women at Harvard.

Campus Reform reports:

Yale sued by girls who want to be let into fraternities

Three female students are suing Yale University and nine of its fraternities for failing “to honor” an...

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Students at University in Hawaii Warned to Prepare for School’s Abrupt Shutdown

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8:00am 2/15/2019 at 8:00am

Students are actually being told to obtain transcripts and other items while there are still employees at the school. Wow.

Hawaii News Now reports:

Students at Hawaii university told to prepare for institution’s abrupt shutdown

State officials on Wednesday issued an urgent message to Argosy University students in Hawaii, advising them to get their...

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Hampshire College Prepares to Layoff Some Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/14/2019 at 12:00pm
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Hampshire College is in a fight for its life. You can read the full back story here. Now layoffs are beginning.

Western Mass News reports:

Hampshire College announces layoffs

There’s new information out of Amherst as Hampshire College prepares to layoff some staff.

In a letter to the campus community sent late Wednesday afternoon, college...

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University of Southern CA Creates Task Force to Identify Problematic Building Names

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:00am 2/14/2019 at 10:00am

Remember when the left assured us this was only about Confederate monuments? Good times.

The College Fix reports:

USC creates task force to get rid of building names that ’cause pain’

Some universities respond to sudden outrage over decades-old building names and campus symbols by hastily caving to pressure and promising to rename or...

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Conference on Minority Health at UNC to Feature Linda Sarsour for Some Reason

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 8:00am 2/14/2019 at 8:00am
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When did Linda Sarsour become an expert on health issues?

Campus Reform reports:

Linda Sarsour speaks at UNC for…minority health conference?

The University of North Carolina will host liberal activist Linda Sarsour as a keynote speaker for a Minority Health Conference but failed to explain why Sarsour was qualified to speak on the issue.

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Activists at Dartmouth Protest Talk by ‘Fascist’ Dinesh D’Souza

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/13/2019 at 12:00pm

Progressives prove once again that they don’t want to debate ideas, they want you to shut up.

The College Fix reports:

‘Fascist on campus’: Activists target Dinesh D’Souza at Dartmouth

A talk by controversial conservative writer Dinesh D’Souza at Dartmouth College generated student protests, with activists calling D’Souza a “fascist” and a “racist” while...

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Student Leaders Petition Kentucky Lawmakers for Campus Free Speech Protection

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 10:00am 2/13/2019 at 10:00am

Leaders from the College Republicans and Young Americans for Liberty, a Libertarian group, spearheaded this initiative. Good for them.

Campus Reform reports:

Ky. student leaders petition lawmakers for free speech

Various student leaders representing bip...

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Harvard Moving to Dismiss Legal Challenges to Single-Sex Club Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 8:00am 2/13/2019 at 8:00am

This policy is just baffling. Why won’t the school let students associate freely?

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard Moves to Dismiss Legal Challenges to Single-Gender Social Group Restrictions

Harvard University announced Friday that it would move to dismiss complaints about a rule that punishes students in single-gender clubs from holding leadership positions on sports...

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