Quick Takes  (Page 5)

U. Iowa Marching Band Members Claim They Were Abused by Iowa State Fans During Game

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 23, 2019 at 8:00am 9/23/2019 at 8:00am

No one deserves the treatment these students claim they suffered. How awful.

FOX News reports:

University of Iowa to probe band members’ claims of verbal abuse, sexual harassment by Iowa State fans

The University of Iowa has reopened an investigation into allegations by members of the school’s marching b...

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Medieval Studies Organization at War With Itself Amid Accusations of White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:30pm 9/22/2019 at 3:30pm

This battle has been raging for years. The field is difficult for social justice warriors because the subject matter is overwhelmingly white. You can’t change history.

The College Fix reports:

White supremacy is allegedly ‘tearing apart’ an academic medieval studies group

One of the premier medieval studies groups in the country is purportedly being...

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Johns Hopkins Caves to Activists, Medical School Cutting Ties With ICE

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 11:30am 9/22/2019 at 11:30am

The medical school used to train members of ICE to handle medical emergencies. The student mob has put an end to that.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

Johns Hopkins not renewing contract under which medical school has trained ICE agents for emergencies

The Johns Hopkins University is ending one of its contracts with U.S. Immigration...

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Boise State Rewards Students for ‘Unpacking White Identity’ and Recognizing Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 9:30am 9/22/2019 at 9:30am

This has absolutely nothing to do with the serious pursuit of knowledge. Just more left wing indoctrination.

Campus Reform reports:

Boise State rewards students for ‘unpacking white identity,’ ‘recognizing their privilege’

The Boise State Gender Equity Center and the Center For Teaching and Learning are hosting a book circle series on a work by...

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Fewer Than 10 People Show Up For UNC-Charlotte White Privilege Workshop

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/21/2019 at 1:00pm

The school has over 30,000 students. What does this tell you?

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College’s Mandatory Training Session Features Social Justice Themed Board Game

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:30am 9/21/2019 at 11:30am

Advancing the left’s agenda by force sure sounds fun, doesn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

NY students play social justice BOARD GAME at mandatory training

Student club leaders at a New York school were forced to participate in a mandatory training session that included a social justice-themed board game.

Canisius College required two executive board members...

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College Of New Rochelle Officially Files For Bankruptcy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:30am 9/21/2019 at 9:30am

This is the end for this school. The only thing left to do after this is sell the property.

Patch reports:

College Of New Rochelle Files For Bankruptcy

The College of New Rochelle officially filed for bankruptcy Friday, and the main campus will be sold via an auction. The college, which closed its doors...

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New Policy at Harvard Could Require Moderators for ‘Controversial’ Speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/20/2019 at 12:00pm

There’s absolutely no way this policy will be used for political purposes, right?

The College Fix reports:

New Harvard policy may require ‘moderators’ for ‘controversial’ speakers

Harvard University this year has instituted a new policy regarding campus speakers, stating that certain speaking events may require a moderator to be present if the orator is...

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New Mexico Governor Asks State Legislature to Fund ‘Free’ College Program

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:00am 9/20/2019 at 10:00am

They are actually calling this free, rather than taxpayer funded. It isn’t free. Someone is paying for it.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Free College for All in New Mexico

New Mexico governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, is asking the state’s Legislature to fund a scholarship program that would cover tuition and fees for...

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Duke University Rejects Christian Student Group Over LGBT Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00am 9/20/2019 at 8:00am

The group, Young Life, doesn’t discriminate against gay people. They just don’t believe gay people should serve in staff positions because they’re serious about being Christians.

WRAL News reports:

Student government at Duke University rejects Young Life, citing its LGBTQ policy

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Janet Napolitano Stepping Down as University of California President in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/19/2019 at 12:00pm
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It’s amazing that she has been there since 2013. And before that she was the director of Homeland Security. Remember that?

FOX News reports:

Janet Napolitano to step down as University of California president in 2020

University of California President Janet Napolitano, who oversaw historic expansions of the 10-campus system and championed immigrant students,...

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Student Govt. Officials at University of Pennsylvania Push for Mandatory Diversity Training

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00am 9/19/2019 at 10:00am

They want this for themselves and everyone else. Have you noticed this is almost always mandatory?

The College Fix reports:

Student government officials want internal training to help them understand ‘diversity and bias’

Representatives of the student government at the University of Pennsylvania are pushing for mandatory diversity training for themselves and their colleagues,...

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Trump Reelection Campaign Launches ‘Make Campus Great Again’ Program

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 8:00am 9/19/2019 at 8:00am

The College Democrats are apparently not happy about this.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

Trump Victory Launches ‘Make Campus Great Again’ Event, Democrats Pounce

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign launched a “Make Campus Great Again” program for the fall, and College Democrats aren’t happy about it.

The program kicked...

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Wild Turkey Killed for Harassing People on University of Michigan Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/18/2019 at 12:00pm

Wild turkeys can be very aggressive and this one was clearly a menace.

MLive reports:

Turkey accused of harassing joggers at University of Michigan killed by DNR

The University of Michigan’s infamous north campus turkey appears to have strutted its way into the great beyond.

After they were unable to shoo the territorial bird away...

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Columbia University Prof to Deliver Lecture on Microagressions at Washington and Lee U.

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00am 9/18/2019 at 10:00am

Would you pay to hear a lecture like this? Would you even go for free?

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League prof paints ‘microaggressions’ as ‘toxic rain’ in lecture

A Columbia University psychology professor will be giving a “microaggressi...

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Johns Hopkins Professor on Child Transgenderism Trend: “Many Will Regret This”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 8:00am 9/18/2019 at 8:00am

This professor is also a psychiatrist, and he makes an excellent point. As I have noted before, even the far left professor and culture critic Camille Paglia has said that indulging children in this is a form of child abuse.

The College Fix

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Campus Shout Downs Have Led to an Increase in Laws Protecting Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/17/2019 at 12:00pm

This issue has been driven largely by the left’s efforts to silence conservative speech by labeling it as hate speech.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Free Speech Laws Mushroom in Wake of Campus Protests

Free speech advocates were enraged when Middlebury College students in 2017 drowned out a planned talk by the author Charles Murray,...

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