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Amherst College Course Wonders Why Women are Becoming More Conservative

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10:30am 10/6/2017 at 10:30am

Most people on the left don’t understand why anyone is conservative but conservative women truly baffle them.

The Daily Caller reports:

College Course Wonders Why Women Are Becoming More Conservative

Amherst College in Massachusetts is offering a fall 2017 course to try to figure out why women are becoming more conservative.

The course, entitled “Contemporary...

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Colonialism Article Sets off Firestorm in Academia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:30am 10/6/2017 at 7:30am

NAS President Peter Wood wrote about the backlash over an essay titled “The Case for Colonialism.”

From Minding The Campus:

The Article That Made 16,000 Ideologues Go Wild

Portland State University scholar Bruce Gilley drew a lot of attention with his August 29 article on Minding the Campus, “Why I’m leaving the Political Science...

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U. North Texas President Caught Trying to Get Donald Trump Jr. Disinvited from Event

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/5/2017 at 1:30pm

This behavior is unbecoming of a university president, don’t you think?

The College Fix reports:

Public university president caught trying to get Donald Trump Jr. disinvited from event

University of North Texas President Neal Smatresk really didn’t want...

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New Bill Would Forgive Student Debt for Residents of Washington DC

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:30am 10/5/2017 at 10:30am

It’s like the Hunger Games. People who live in the city of power get special perks.

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Loan Debt Could Be Forgiven For DC Residents

Up to five years of student loan debt could be forgiven for Washington, D.C. residents, if a bill introduced Tuesday by a council member...

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University in Wales to Name its Law School After Hillary Clinton

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:30am 10/5/2017 at 7:30am

This is Hillary’s consolation prize for not being president.

Paul Caron of the TaxProfBlog points to this article at Townhall:

A University in Wales is Renaming Its Law School After Hillary Clinton

Swansea University in Wales is renamingits law school after Hillary Clinton and will honor the two-time presidential candidate and former secretary of...

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‘Monopoly Man’ Attends Senate’s Equifax Hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/4/2017 at 4:00pm
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Amanda Werner, an arbitration campaign manager for Public Citizen, has attended the senate’s Equifax hearing dressed as the Monopoly Man. From The Hill:

Dressed in a top-hat, bushy mustache and monocle, Amanda Werner, arbitration campaign manager for Public Citizen, was visible over Richard Smith’s left shoulder in the Senate Banking Committee’s live...

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College of the Ozarks Refuses to Play Opponents Who Kneel for Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/4/2017 at 1:30pm
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Kudos to this school for taking a stand on this issue.

From the Chronicle of Higher Education:

College of the...

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Antifa Members Allegedly Stalking College Republicans at Berkeley

https://twitter.com/GillianNBC/status/826982753879019520
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:30am 10/4/2017 at 10:30am
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This is serious. Antifa is not afraid to use violence.

The College Fix reports:

Antifa allegedly stalking Berkeley College Republicans; bathroom message: ‘Kill all BCRS’

It’s never been easy identifying as a Republican at the University of California-...

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Students at Tufts Propose Feminist Economics as Alternative to Capitalism

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Why not? Just look at all the countries all over the world which are flourishing under feminist economics?

The Daily Caller reports:

Tufts University Students Propose Feminist Economics As An Alternative To Free Market Capitalism

Students at Tufts University are outraged that their school’s Economics Department promotes what they claim to be “capitalist ideologies”...

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Ithaca College Prof Claims ‘God Bless America’ is a Warmongering Song

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/3/2017 at 1:30pm
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If leftists hate America so much, why don’t they leave? It’s a question that is often asked but not answered.

The Daily Caller reports:

Ithaca College Professor: ‘God Bless America’ Is A ‘Warmongering’ Song

An Ithaca College professor calls the patriotic song “God Bless America” a “warmongering” song inappropriate for sporting events.

In a September...

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Anti-Trump ‘Resistance School’ Expands from Harvard to Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 10:30am 10/3/2017 at 10:30am
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The left will never get over the 2016 election. This almost seems more like a coping mechanism than anything else.

Campus Reform reports:

Anti-Trump ‘Resistance School’ expands to Berkeley

Students at the University of California, Berkeley can now join...

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Student Government at Cornell Passes Resolution Condemning ‘Hate Speech’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:30am 10/3/2017 at 7:30am

Who gets to decide what counts as hate speech?

The College Fix reports:

Cornell University student government passes resolution condemning ‘hate speech’

The student government at Cornell University recently passed a measure condemning “hate speech,” several days after the assembly considered “banning” it from the campus.

About two weeks ago, a black student was...

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Rhode Island High School Soccer Coach Will Kneel During National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6:13pm 10/2/2017 at 6:13pm

This is getting silly and dronish.

From the GoLocalProv News Team:

Moses Brown Boy’s Varsity Soccer Coach Eric Aaronian announced that he will kneel during the n...

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Kids Learn Activism and History at Tennessee ‘Civil Rights Camp’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 2:00pm 10/2/2017 at 2:00pm

A camp outside of Knoxville is providing a very particular kind of education:

From The Hechinger Report:

Mississippi teenagers Jashun Griffith and Trevion Williams know more than the basics about their state’s civil rights history, but they said they didn’t learn most of what they know in school.

Instead, they gleaned their knowledge of...

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Racial Justice March Held at Colby College

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:00am 10/2/2017 at 11:00am
http://www.wabi.tv/content/news/March-for-Racial-Justice-held-at-Colby-College--448976553.html

They must not have anything better to do with themselves in Maine, where a march for racial justice was held at Colby College.

From local news:

“We came out today to march for racial justice,” said Marena Blanchard, organizer from ALCU of Maine. “To talk about a lot of the intersectional issues...

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Members of Cornell’s Marching Band Kneel Before Football Game

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 8:00am 10/2/2017 at 8:00am

From The Cornell Daily Sun:

Members of the Big Red Marching Band became the latest group to join in on the national anthem protests Saturday afternoon before Cornell football’s home opening 21-7 loss to Colgate.

While the band still played the anthem — as it does before each home game — approximately 30...

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Prager U: The Secret to Success

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 5:30pm 10/1/2017 at 5:30pm
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Prager U’s latest video explores the highly sought after secret to success:

Is there a “secret” to success? Yes, but it’s not a secret. Michele Tafoya, Sideline Reporter for NBC Sunday Night Football, shares the secret…that you already knew.

Follow Kemberlee on Twitter @kemberleekaye

 
 
 
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