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University of Pennsylvania Study Finds Racism has Decreased Under Trump

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 10:00am 7/25/2019 at 10:00am
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This flies in the face of the narrative we’ve heard from the media every single day for over two years.

Campus Reform reports:

UPenn study on racism in Trump era SMASHES the Left’s narrative

A recent study from the University of Pennsylvania finds that racism in America has significantly decreased since President Donald Trump’s...

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Portland State Bans ‘Grievance Studies’ Prof from Doing Research

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 8:00am 7/25/2019 at 8:00am
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If you have followed this story, you know that Professor Peter Boghossian is being punished for the crime of exposing the insanity of left-wing academia. Back story here.

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New Gossip Social Media App “Pop” Targets College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/24/2019 at 12:00pm

A few years back, there was another application similar to this called Yik Yak. It caused a lot of problems.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

New Gossip App Hits College Campuses

Despite their relatively short shelf life, the development of campus-based social media platforms isn’t slowing down. Pop, the latest social media app to target...

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U. Michigan to Award Profs $100K for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:00am 7/24/2019 at 10:00am

These are large cash awards which have nothing to do with scholarship. The professors are being recognized for their devotion to a progressive talking point.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich to award $1.5M to profs with ‘commitment to diversity,...

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U. Nevada, Las Vegas Now Offering Segregated Housing for Women, Blacks, LGBT

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 8:00am 7/24/2019 at 8:00am

Higher education is actually setting back the Civil Rights Movement by doing things like this but it rarely gets called out.

The College Fix reports:

Public university provides exclusive housing for women, black, LGBT...

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Board of Regents at U. Alaska Vote to Declare Financial Exigency

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/23/2019 at 12:00pm

Massive cuts to the school system’s budget are making shock waves in the state.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

University of Alaska Regents Vote to Declare Fin...

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U. Wisconsin-Oshkosh Student to Receive $325K Settlement After Alleging Sex Abuse by Prof

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10:00am 7/23/2019 at 10:00am

This case is a good argument for why students and professors shouldn’t be allowed to become intimately involved.

The Daily Beast reports:

College Will Pay $325K to Student Who Claimed Art Prof Ejaculated Into Her Sculpture

A former University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student who alleged that the school acted with “deliberate indifference” to sexual harassment...

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Young Democratic Socialists Advised Not to Say ‘Socialism’ When Recruiting

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 8:00am 7/23/2019 at 8:00am

Young Democratic Socialists are so confident in their philosophy that they have to trick people into adopting it.

The College Fix reports:

Young Democratic Socialists trained to recruit without using word ‘socialism’

How does one convince a young person to become a socialist? Well, for one, don’t use the word “socialism.”

That was among the...

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College Student Considers Organizing ‘Area 51 Festival’ After Joke Goes Viral on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/22/2019 at 12:00pm

He posted something on Facebook as a joke and people are so into it, he might try to make it happen.

ABC News reports:

College student floats idea of ‘Area 51’ festival after joke invitation catches fire on Facebook

When a California college student created an event to meet aliens at Area 51, he...

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South Dakota Board of Regents President to Investigate College Diversity Offices

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:00am 7/22/2019 at 10:00am

There are allegations of political bias which prompted this examination. Shocking, isn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

SD Regents pres.: I will investigate campus diversity offices for left-leaning bias

The president of the South Dakota Board of Regents has revealed that he will investigate diversity offices on college campuses in the state to see if...

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Stanford University Launches Investigation After Noose Found on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 8:00am 7/22/2019 at 8:00am

Didn’t we just go through something like this last week? Yes, we did.

The Hill reports:

Noose found hanging near Stanford student residence

Stanford University is investigating reports of a...

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Study Finds Universities Have Little to Show for Millions Spent on Faculty Diversity Efforts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/21/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s almost like diversity has become its own industry within higher education.

Campus Reform reports:

STUDY: Faculty diversity at near stand-still despite MILLIONS spent by universities

A new study found that universities have not made much progress on faculty diversity initiatives, despite more attention and money being given to race and inclusivity issues.

The study,...

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U. Michigan Student Stripped of Miss World America Title Over Social Media Posts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 11:30am 7/21/2019 at 11:30am

She believes this is all about politics, and she may be right. It’s certainly about political correctness.

The Detroit Free Press reports:

Miss Michigan World America stripped of title over ‘offensive’ social media posts

A Michigan pageant contestant and fan of President Donald Trump was stripped of her title for what she calls discrimination...

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Colleges and Universities Surprisingly Silent on Bernie Sanders’ Higher Ed Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 9:30am 7/21/2019 at 9:30am
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You would think schools would have a lot to say about his proposals, but they’re awfully quiet.

The College Fix reports:

Schools silent on Bernie Sanders’ plan to make college tuition-free

Numerous colleges and universities are unwilling to talk about Bernie Sanders’ proposal to cancel student debt and make American higher education tuition-free. The...

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Elizabeth Warren Introduces Bill to Expand Food Stamps for Low Income College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30pm 7/20/2019 at 4:30pm
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Warren knows left wing college students are a major part of her base. She’s got to appease them.

CNBC reports:

Elizabeth Warren has introduced a bill that would expand food stamps...

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Tufts University ‘Art Project’ Will Feature ‘ICE Escape’ Signs in Buildings

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:30am 7/20/2019 at 11:30am

This is all about Trump. No one even thought about this issue when ICE deported people under Obama.

Campus Reform reports:

Tufts ‘art project’ aims to help illegals evade law enforcement

Signs detailing escape routes in the event of an ICE raid will be posted around Tufts University as part of a year-long...

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Gender Studies Prof: Women Who Don’t Think Men Can Become Women Are Like White Supremacists

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 9:30am 7/20/2019 at 9:30am

At what point do people like this get called out for their seeming mental illness? Seriously, isn’t this science denial?

The College Fix reports:

Gender studies professor: Women who believe men can’t become women are like white supremacists

It’s not enough for some academics to say that women who choose biology over subjective mental...

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