Quick Takes  (Page 30)

Silent Sam Statue Completely Removed from UNC Campus Over Safety Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/19/2019 at 1:30pm

Left wing students have been causing campus unrest over the statue for months, but it’s the statue itself that is making people unsafe. Can you follow that logic?

The Washington Examiner

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Students at Yale Can Now Choose from Three Gender Options

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:30am 1/19/2019 at 11:30am

This is further evidence that gender studies departments are leading the agenda in higher ed.

Campus Reform reports:

Yale students can now select from THREE gender options

Students at Yale University can now change their registered gender status to “non-binary” through the school’s Student Information System.

Yale University announced through an email that students can...

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Georgetown University Hosts ‘Christian Abortionist’ for Event

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 9:30am 1/19/2019 at 9:30am

Why is Georgetown even allowed to call themselves a Catholic school?

The College Fix reports:

Catholic Georgetown University hosts Christian abortionist

On Wednesday evening, Jan. 16, Georgetown...

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Trump Will Hold Second Summit With Kim Jong Un in February

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 2:51pm 1/18/2019 at 2:51pm
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President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in February. From Politico:

The announcement came minutes after Trump met with a top North Korean official in the Oval Office for over an hour. The North Korean official was reported to be carrying a letter for...

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Elizabeth Warren Tells CEO ‘Wells Fargo Doesn’t Belong at Colleges’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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Isn’t it nice of Elizabeth Warren to make decisions like these for everyone else?

The Washington Examiner reports:

‘Wells Fargo doesn’t belong at colleges,’ Elizabeth Warren tells CEO

The “exorbitant” fees Wells Fargo charged students who opened credit cards and other accounts under lucrative marketing agreements with U.S. colleges show the embattled lender doesn’t...

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A Legal Battle is Unfolding Over Pronouns at a University in Ohio

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 10:00am 1/18/2019 at 10:00am

Is this what you expected the 21st century to be like? Legal battles in academia over pronoun usage?

Campus Reform reports:

Ohio univ: Gender pronoun usage is not free speech

A public university in Ohio is requesting that a federal judge dismiss a lawsuit filed by a professor who was disciplined for calling a...

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Medievalists Adopt New Policy to Protect Scholars From Bullying and Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 8:00am 1/18/2019 at 8:00am

In recent years, Medieval studies has come under fire for being too white. Now the problem is microaggressions.

The College Fix reports:

Medievalists’ new behavior policy protects ‘vulnerable’ scholars from microaggressions, jokes, body language

The Medieval Academy of America has just installed a modern-day code of chivalry for the protection of its most...

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GOP Rep. Tom Marino Announces Retirement From Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:54pm 1/17/2019 at 12:54pm
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Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) has announced he will retire from Congress for a job in the private sector. From The Daily Intern:

Tom Marino, who just began his fifth term in the U.S. Congress, has announced his resignation effective Jan. 23.

Marino, who won election to the newly formed 12th House District in...

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Ohio State University Unveiling New Campus Pizza ATM Machine

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Where was this innovation when I was in school? Don’t you want to try it?

FOX 25 News reports:

Pizza ATM makes its debut on national college campus

It sounds too good to be true, but thanks to technology it is.

A high-tech pizza ATM, otherwise known as every college kid’s dream, is ready to...

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Stanford Introduces New ‘All-Gender’ Locker Room

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00am 1/17/2019 at 10:00am

This space will likely be guarded carefully and kept free of controversy so it can be held up as an example.

The College Fix reports:

Stanford debuts new ‘all-gender’ locker room

Stanford University officially debuted its new all-gender locker room last Friday, completing a process which began last August.

The room, located at the Arrillaga...

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Colleges and Universities Across the Country are Promoting the Women’s March

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 8:00am 1/17/2019 at 8:00am
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The Women’s March is losing support left and right for its Anti-Semitic connections. Not in academia however, where it’s actually being promoted.

Campus Reform reports:

Colleges promote anti-Trump Women’s March. One offers free poster supplies.

Students on campuses across the country are being offered opportunities to prepare posters for next Saturday’s Women’s March events...

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Brigham Young University Apologizes for Promotion of ‘Taco Tuesday’ Event

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/16/2019 at 12:00pm

A photo of students in sombreros and taco costumes used to promote the event was deemed cultural appropriation.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Major college forced to...

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University in Texas Seeks English Prof Familiar With Feminism, Social Justice, Queer Rhetoric

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:00am 1/16/2019 at 10:00am

Again and again, we are seeing evidence of the left’s agenda becoming more important than the subject matter being taught. It will eventually eclipse the subject completely.

Campus Reform reports:

Texas A&M English prof candidates better have a ‘feminist’ or ‘queer’ ‘agenda’

Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking a new assistant English professor, preferably one...

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Transgender Activists Prepare to Rewrite Curriculum for Harvard Medical School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 8:00am 1/16/2019 at 8:00am

The left is methodically embedding their ideology throughout the academy. Nothing will be exempt, not even medical science.

The College Fix reports:

Transgender activists gearing up to rewrite Harvard Medical School’s curriculum

Harvard Medical School recently unveiled a project called the Sexual and Gender Minorities Health Equity Initiative styled as “a three-year plan to...

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UC Davis Students Offended by Photo of Slain Police Officer With Blue Lives Matter Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/15/2019 at 2:00pm

The anti-police culture that has been cultivated by the left is disgusting.

The Washington Examiner reports:

College students offended by photo of slain police officer and Blue Lives Matter flag

After a photograph of a slain police officer went viral, students at...

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College Republicans at Stanford Accuse School Newspaper of Leftist Bias

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/15/2019 at 12:00pm

The College Republicans say they have screen shots of a candidate for editor of the paper basically admitting the publication is biased for the left.

The College Fix reports:

Stanford Daily forced to defend itself against accusations of leftist bias after internal document leaked

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Former Communist Leader Angela Davis to Give University’s Keynote on MLK Jr. Day

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 10:00am 1/15/2019 at 10:00am

Any time a conservative speaks on campus it’s somehow controversial, but no one says a word when Angela Davis is going to speak somewhere.

Campus Reform reports:

Former communist leader, FBI’s Most Wanted activist set to keynote MLK Day speech

The University of New England is set to host a former leader of the...

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