Quick Takes  (Page 3)

College President Apologizes After Campus Crime Alert Includes ‘Black’ in Suspect Description

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 11:30am 9/13/2020 at 11:30am

People are no longer allowed to include race in a criminal suspect’s description? This is absurd.

The College Fix reports:

College president apologizes for campus crime alert which had ‘black’ in suspect description

About a week after Ohio State faced a 100-person-strong protest for a campus crime alert which identified...

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U. North Texas Looking Into Conservative Group After Student Says They Make Her Feel ‘Unsafe’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 9:30am 9/13/2020 at 9:30am

Students who make this claim should be reminded that they can go home. You feel unsafe because of the way other people think? No problem. Just go home.

Campus Reform reports:

University of North Texas president says he is ‘looking into’ conservative group after student says she feels ‘unsafe’

The Young Conservatives of Texas...

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University of Minnesota Slashing Multiple Men’s Sports Programs Due to Financial Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 1:30pm 9/12/2020 at 1:30pm

It’s not clear from this article why, or if, only men’s sports programs are being cut.

CBS News in Minnesota reports:

‘It’s Devastating’: University Of Minnesota To Cut Men’s Gymnastics, Tennis, Track And Field Programs In 2021

The University of Minnesota announced several significant program cuts to the Gophers’ athletic department Thursday.

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Purdue University Equates Failing to Social Distance With Drug Dealing

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11:30am 9/12/2020 at 11:30am

Is anyone else starting to think that higher ed policies on coronavirus are out of control?

Campus Reform reports:

Purdue University considers failure to social distance ‘in the same category’ as drug dealing

Purdue University now considers failure to wash hands, properly social distance, and getting a flu vaccination equally as severe and “in...

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VIDEO: SUNY-Suffolk Prof Caught on Camera Advising Students Not to Vote for Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 9:30am 9/12/2020 at 9:30am

Several months ago, when all higher education went online, a number of professors expressed concern about parents being able to hear what their children were being taught.

Perhaps this is why. Watch:

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Progressives Now Scouring Shakespeare for Linguistic Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/11/2020 at 12:00pm

Nothing is sacred and this lunacy is going to continue for as long as it is allowed to continue.

The College Fix reports:

‘Dismantling anti-black linguistic racism in Shakespeare’ guide earns support from academia

A Chicago-based director is leading an effort to dismantle “anti-black language” in the plays of William Shakespeare, a worthwhile effort,...

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Texas Tech Students Demand Curriculum Overhaul to Include ‘Intersectional Feminism’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:00am 9/11/2020 at 10:00am

The students making these demands are specifically from the theater and dance departments, interestingly enough.

Campus Reform reports:

Texas Tech students to university: Overhaul curriculum, add ‘intersectional feminism’

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Thousands of Professors and Students Go on Strike to Promote Racial Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2020 at 8:00am 9/11/2020 at 8:00am

Too many people in higher education, both students and educators, believe that the whole point of college is protesting. This is a distraction from the real purpose, the pursuit of knowledge.

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George Washington U. Prof Who Lied About Being Black Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/10/2020 at 12:00pm
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We covered this strange story in a recent post. This is an update.

The Washington Examiner reports:

George Washington professor who lied about being black resigns

George Washington University professor Jessica Krug, who recently admitted to lying about being black throughout her academic career, has resigned.

“Dr. Krug has resigned her position, effective immediately,” the...

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U. Michigan-Dearborn Hosts Racially Segregated Events in the Name of Social Justice and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:00am 9/10/2020 at 10:00am

What is the difference between this and Jim Crow laws? The organizers of this event are practicing racial segregation in the name of social justice. It’s insanity.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich hosts space for ‘students th...

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Harvard Researcher Blames Right Wing Media for Creating Narrative of Left-Wing Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 8:00am 9/10/2020 at 8:00am

It’s not the rioting by Black Lives Matter and Antifa that’s a problem, according to this person. It’s the fact that right wing media is covering it. Do you follow that logic?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard research director: Right-wing is using video to create narrative of ‘lawless rioting’

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Man Arrested for Alleged Bomb Threat to University of Houston in Texas During Zoom Lecture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/9/2020 at 12:00pm

The suspect faces up to 10 years in jail if found guilty. He claims this was a joke. Not too smart.

The New York Post reports:

Teen ISIS recruiter makes bomb threat during online college lecture: feds

A teenage ISIS recruiter was busted for making a bomb threat during a live online lecture at...

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Colleges Seek to ‘Decolonize’ Curriculum in Effort to Increase Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 10:00am 9/9/2020 at 10:00am

Coronavirus is taking a wrecking ball to higher education and progressives are making the problem worse by doubling down on their agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Colleges look to ‘decolonize’ curriculum after national protests against police brutality

Following outrage over multiple instances...

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Student Newspaper Rejects Demands From Mob to Hide Identity of Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 8:00am 9/9/2020 at 8:00am

This is one of the most encouraging reports of the year. Kudos to the students running this paper for standing their ground.

The College Fix reports:

Student newspaper rejects mob demands to hide protesters’ identities

Last fall Northwestern University’s student newspaper published photos of student protesters at a public protest and asked them for...

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Students at Brigham Young U. Petition to Bring Back ‘Christ-Centered’ Education

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/8/2020 at 12:00pm

Good for these students. You wouldn’t think you’d have to make such a demand at a school like BYU. It just goes to show how far things have drifted.

Campus Reform reports:

BYU student starts petition to bring back ‘Christ-centered education’

Students at Brigham Young University have started a petition to bring back “Christ-centered...

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Yale Professor Compares Trump’s Presidency to the Rise of Nazi Germany

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 10:00am 9/8/2020 at 10:00am

Yawn. How many more times must we hear this ridiculous argument? Trump has been a more pro-peace president than Obama was.

The College Fix reports:

Yale prof goes full Godwin’s Law, gives delusional account of life in America

You’ve likely heard the stereotype that academics “live in an ivory tower,” and in many cases...

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Professor Allegedly Threatened to Fail Student Who Balked at Anti-Trump Assignment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 8:00am 9/8/2020 at 8:00am

One again, we have to wonder how different this situation would be if the roles were reversed under Obama’s presidency. Of course, such an assignment would never have been given.

The College Fix reports:

Professor threatens to fail student who balked at anti-Trump assignment, college won’t say if it punished him

A taxpayer-funded college...

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