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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.

The university has “taken immediate...

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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.

The June 25...

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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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‘Grievance Studies’ Prof Still Facing Punishment from Portland State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9:30am 6/22/2019 at 9:30am
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This professor was part of a small group that embarrassed progressives in academia. Full back story here.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: PSU poised to punish prof who proved point with hoax ‘dog rape’ article, despite receiving global praise for prof

Hundreds of academics, students, and other individuals have sent letters in support of the...

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School in San Francisco to Cover George Washington Mural That ‘Traumatizes’ Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/21/2019 at 12:00pm

Do you get the sense that some people are actively trying to remove American history from view?

The College Fix reports:

Mural of George Washington that ‘traumatizes students’ to be covered up

There’s plans in the works to cover a mural of George Washington from the halls of George Washington High School in San...

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Academics Declare Trump Worst Modern-era President for ‘Diversity and Inclusion’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10:00am 6/21/2019 at 10:00am

There’s probably nothing Trump could ever do or say to win the favor of this crowd.

Campus Reform reports:

Scholars declare Trump worst modern-era president for ‘diversity,’ ‘overall leadership’

Northwestern University’s Center for Diversity and Democracy recently published a poll that lists President Donald Trump as the worst “diversity and inclusion” president in the...

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Audit Finds California State University Allegedly Stashed $1.5 Billion While Hiking Tuition

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 8:00am 6/21/2019 at 8:00am

The school also reportedly sought additional government funding while sitting on this massive bundle.

The Associated Press reports via KPIX News:

Audit: California State University Stashed Away $1.5 Billion, Raised Tuition

The California State University system kept $1.5 billion in discretionary reserves while it raised tuition and lobbied the Legislature for more state funding,...

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Princeton Prof Claims Trump’s Enforcement of Immigration Laws is ‘Terrorism’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/20/2019 at 12:00pm

Trump Derangement Syndrome is real and has been contracted by a disproportionate number of people in academia. Here is a recent example.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton prof: Trump’s enforcement of immigration law is ‘terrorism’

Princeton professor of religion and African-American Studies Eddie Glaude was up to his usual antics on MSNBC yesterday.

First, Glaude...

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Swarthmore College Offers Course on ‘Queering God’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:00am 6/20/2019 at 10:00am

Tuition for the 2019-2020 school year at Swarthmore is over $54,000.

Campus Reform reports:

Penn. college offers ‘Queering God’ course

Swarthmore College offers a course on “Queering God,” most recently taught during the spring 2019 semester, that provides a feminist and queer perspective of the Bible, while also exploring God’s gender identity.

The course, taught...

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Parents and Students File Lawsuit Over College Admissions Scam for Return of Application Fees

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 8:00am 6/20/2019 at 8:00am

Who can blame these people for being angry? Schools took their application fees and turned them away while accepting other students who bribed or cheated their way in.

CNN reports:

Students and parents file lawsuit in college admissions scam asking for application fees back

A group of students and their parents are seeking a...

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Campus of Closed College in Connecticut to be Sold at Auction

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/19/2019 at 12:00pm

Lincoln College of New England closed last year and now the campus is up for sale. Developers must love opportunities like this because there’s already so much infrastructure on the property.

From the Associated Press via WTNH News:

Shuttered college campus in Connecticut to be auctioned

A Connecticut college campus that closed in December...

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University in Missouri to Offer ‘Witnessing Whiteness’ Program for Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 10:00am 6/19/2019 at 10:00am

Doing this with faculty members of any other race would be met with shrieks of racism.

The College Fix reports:

Webster University to offer ‘Witnessing Whiteness’ program for faculty and staff

Missouri’s small, private Webster University will be offering its (white-identifying) faculty and staff a chance to “witness their whiteness” beginning in August.

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VIDEO: MSNBC Host Says Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Won’t Lower the Cost of College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 8:00am 6/19/2019 at 8:00am
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You know something is wrong when even people on MSNBC are saying this.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

MSNBC Host: Warren Plan Would Not Lower Cost of College

MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle said Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D., Mass.) student debt cancellation proposal “does nothing to lower the cost of college” on Monday.

Warren has received...

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