Quick Takes  (Page 30)

University of Houston-Clear Lake Hosts ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Event

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 8:00am 11/19/2018 at 8:00am

It’s fun to imagine how ‘toxic feminism’ events would be received on college campuses.

Campus Reform reports:

Texas university: ‘Toxic masculinity’ ‘plagues’ society

The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosted a “toxic masculinity” event on Wednesday.

The event, titled, “MASC: A Hidden Identity” featured a screening of the documentary, “The...

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Report: Networks Covered Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan For Mere Seconds Over Past Year

https://twitter.com/MEMRIReports/status/1059356867913310209
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 4:30pm 11/18/2018 at 4:30pm
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Apparently, we deplorables are of far more interest to the leftstream media than a self-avowed anti-Semite who proudly shouts that Jewish people are “termites.”  We get reams of coverage detailing the long stream of isms and phobias the left falsely imposes upon us while Louis Farrakhan’s mindless hatred of Jews...

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Yale Sued for Allegedly Removing Depressed Student to Avoid Negative Publicity

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/18/2018 at 1:30pm

The student claims she was removed from campus due to worries about bad press over student suicides.

FOX News reports:

Yale University sued for allegedly removing depressed student to avoid negative press

A Yale grad is suing the Ivy League institution, alleging that she was involuntarily held for treatment and eventually removed from campus...

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Syracuse Students Unimpressed With University’s Mandatory Diversity Course

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 11:30am 11/18/2018 at 11:30am

Who can blame these students for being underwhelmed? By the time students reach college today, they’ve been inundated with messages about the importance of diversity for years.

Campus Reform reports:

Syracuse U: Mandatory diversity course ‘didn’t hit the mark’

A mandatory diversity and inclusion course at Syracuse University is being widely labeled...

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Columbia Prof Links College Drinking Culture With White ‘Toxic Masculinity’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 9:30am 11/18/2018 at 9:30am

Is this really a fair approach to the topic of college drinking? It sure doesn’t look that way.

The College Fix reports:

Prof: College drinking culture is associated...

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Lawsuit Alleges Dartmouth Profs Gave Students Alcohol and Raped Them

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/17/2018 at 1:30pm

These charges are horrific. It’s certainly not the sort of thing one expects to happen at Dartmouth.

CNN reports:

Lawsuit: ‘Predatory’ Dartmouth professors plied students with alcohol and raped them

Three former Dartmouth College professors turned the school’s Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences into a “21st Century Animal House,” where female students were...

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Georgia Southern U. Mandates Diversity and Inclusion Courses for All Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11:30am 11/17/2018 at 11:30am

Progressive ideas are so attractive that they have to be mandatory.

Campus Reform reports:

GSU mandates ‘all students’ take ‘diversity and inclusion’ courses

Georgia Southern University will mandate that “all students” take “diversity and inclusion” courses.

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Profs Claim Civility ‘Upholds White Supremacist Heteropatriarchal Capitalist Power’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:30am 11/17/2018 at 9:30am

If you look up progressive word salad in the dictionary, this probably comes up.

The College Fix reports:

Professors: Civility ‘upholds white supremacist heteropatriarchal capitalist power’

Two professors authored a recent essay arguing that calls for civility from college instructors are a “deflection tactic” designed to force people to “fall back in line with...

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Theresa May Faces More Brexit Problems as Cabinet Members Resign

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/16/2018 at 1:00pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May remains on shaky grounds after two cabinet members resigned a day after she announced that the cabinet backed her proposal on Brexit.

She has now lost a total of 12 cabinet members in the last year. From

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Georgetown Law Institute Sides With CNN and Jim Acosta Over Trump

https://youtu.be/4BZ8ck_7cqk?t=85
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/16/2018 at 12:00pm
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Let’s face it, this would be more newsworthy if Georgetown had not sided with CNN and Jim Acosta.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown backs CNN, Jim Acosta in White House lawsuit

Georgetown University’s law institute filed an amicus brief Tuesday in support of the recently announced lawsuit by CNN against the White House.

The Institute for...

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Brandeis University Offering ‘Transition Related Benefits’ to Transgender Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:00am 11/16/2018 at 10:00am

Higher education has fully embraced trans-mania. In some cases, it seems like it’s actually being encouraged.

The College Fix reports:

Brandeis University offers ‘transition-related benefits’ for transgender students

The student health policy at Brandeis University offers “transition-related” health benefits for transgender students, though the university is refusing to disclose what those benefits are.

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OANN Brief: Acosta’s “repeated, unprofessional conduct … has hindered our free press from functioning effectively during White House briefings”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:43am 11/16/2018 at 9:43am
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The Judge will rule today on the motion for a temporary restraining order filed by Jim Acosta and CNN.

While most of the media supports Acosta, One American News Network filed late on November 15, 2018, for permission to file an amicus brief (pdf.) (full embed at bottom of post) opposing...

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Former Cornell Student Admits to Hoarding Dangerous Weapons in Apartment

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00am 11/16/2018 at 8:00am

This young man was arrested back in March. Now he has admitted to the charges. This is big trouble.

The Cornell Daily Sun

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New Journal Will Allow Academics to Publish Ideas Under Pseudonyms

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/15/2018 at 12:00pm

We’ve come to the point where academics fear the social justice warrior mob s much that they need to do this. Take a bow, progressives.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

A Very Controversial Idea

Academic freedom is meant to protect scholars with controversial ideas. But a group of philosophers says academic freedom isn’t protection enough...

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North Carolina State to Offer Ph.D. Program in Social Justice Education

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 10:00am 11/15/2018 at 10:00am

Can you even think of a more useless Ph.D. program? And the saddest part is that people will enroll and pay for this.

Campus Reform reports:

NC State rolls out Ph.D. in ‘social justice education’

North Carolina State University announced a Ph.D. in social justice education on Monday.

The program, which will debut in fall...

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Ben Shapiro Protesters at Ohio State Chant ‘John McCain’s Dead’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:00am 11/15/2018 at 7:00am

Ben Shapiro spoke at Ohio State this week and was protested, as usual. But the students were talking about John McCain for some strange reason. As a protest chant, this doesn’t even make sense. It’s like the left is just protesting for the sake of protesting.

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Student Govt Official Targeted by School’s Diversity Committee for Using Term ‘Illegal Aliens’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/14/2018 at 12:00pm

This sounds like something out of a science fiction story set in a dystopian future. Sadly, it’s the reality we’re living in right now.

The College Fix reports:

Student diversity offici...

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