Quick Takes  (Page 50)

Governor Proposing Massive Cuts to University of Alaska System

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 8:00am 2/19/2019 at 8:00am

Don’t be surprised if this story gets national coverage. The new governor of Alaska, Mike Dunleavy is a Republican so the press will love the narrative.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Proposed Cuts Imperil 1,300 University Jobs

Alaska governor Mike Dunleavy, whose state faces a $1.6 billion deficit, is proposing to cut $310 million from...

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George Washington U. Debate Event Open Only to Women and Transgenders

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/18/2019 at 1:00pm

Imagine if an event like this barred women and trans people. All hell would break loose.

Campus Reform reports:

Only women, transgenders are allowed in GW debate tournament

Only women and transgender individuals will be allowed to compete in an April debate tournament hosted by...

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Protesters Arrested in Georgia Higher Ed Meeting Making Demands for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 11:00am 2/18/2019 at 11:00am

One of the protesters was a former correspondent for the Daily Show. What a surprise.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

TV Comedian, Protesters Arrested at Georgia Higher Ed Meeting

Jordan Klepper, a former correspondent for The Daily Show on Comedy Central, was among nine people arrested Tuesday during a Georgia Board of Regents meeting for...

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UC Berkeley Prof Compares White Women Who Support Trump to Slave Owners

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 9:00am 2/18/2019 at 9:00am

Trump is causing many people in higher ed to lose their minds, particularly at schools like Berkeley.

The College Fix reports:

Prof: White women have gone from slave...

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College Bars Conservative Student Group From Displaying Pro-2A Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/17/2019 at 1:30pm

Is the school suggesting there is something indecent or offensive about the Constitution?

Townhall reports:

EXCLUSIVE: College Bars Young Americans for...

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Faculty, Students, and Other Supporters Protest as Hampshire College Collapses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:30am 2/17/2019 at 11:30am
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Protests aren’t going to change the financial outlook of this school. This is all they know how to do. Do you think any passengers protested on the deck of the Titanic?

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Is there anything that is NOT a migroagression for Drake University students?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 9:30am 2/17/2019 at 9:30am

Does anyone on the left hear how stupid this sounds. I mean, really.

The College Fix reports:

Complaints about microaggressions at Drake U. demonstrate the chicanery...

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California pounces: State to sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/16/2019 at 6:00pm
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Now that President Donald Trump has signed the national emergency declaration, California politicians Governor Gavin Newsom and  state Attorney General Xavier Becerra have pounced and are now making plans to block its implementation.

Newsom and Becerra announced they were developing plans for the legal action at a Capitol news conference just hours...

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After Twitter disables “Everybody Hurts” satire video, Trump reposts to “God Bless The U.S.A.”

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1096856815810342912
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4:30pm 2/16/2019 at 4:30pm
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I told you that the Streisand Effect would be the end result after REM gets Twitter to take down Trump tweet of “everybody hurts” satirical video mocking Dems at SOTU.

Not only is the REM version of the video spreading on social media, now Trump has tweeted a new version set to the...

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Report: Illinois Third Most Corrupt State, Chicago the Most Corrupt City in America

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:30pm 2/16/2019 at 3:30pm
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A report released from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that per capita Illinois is the third most corrupt state/district (following Washington D. C. and Louisiana) and that Chicago is the most corrupt city...

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Campus Carry Bills Make Headway in Two States

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/16/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s amazing how much traction this issue has gotten in the last few years. Shouldn’t this just be a given at public universities?

Campus Reform reports:

Campus carry bills make headway in WV, SD

Two states have made moves to reinstate the Second Amendment rights of college students on public university campuses.

On Monday, the...

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Saying ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ Deemed Transphobic by LGBT Group at Colorado State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:30am 2/16/2019 at 11:30am

The left sure loves to tell people which words they are allowed to use. As usual, this is all about control.

The College Fix reports:

Phrase ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ deemed ‘degrading and designed to harm’

The Pride Resource Center at Colorado State University has deemed the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” one of many “transphobic...

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Conservative Jewish Prof Describes Sickening Anti-Semitism on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 9:30am 2/16/2019 at 9:30am

Michael Goldstein is a communications professor at Kingsborough Community College. What he describes here is shocking.

He writes at the New York Daily News:

A campus infected with hostility: A professor says he’s been targeted for being a conservative Jew

Each time I walk into my office at Kingsborough Community College, I draw inspiration...

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Conservative Students Receive Death Threats Over ‘Build the Wall’ Display

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/15/2019 at 12:00pm

Where are all the progressive students who constantly demand that everyone feel safe on campus? Conservatives don’t get that kind of protection.

The College Fix reports:

Conservative students get death threats over ‘Build The Wall’ display

A group of conservative students at SUNY Oswego who hosted a “Build The Wall” campus display Tuesday were...

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Female Students Suing Yale to be Allowed to Join Fraternities

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10:00am 2/15/2019 at 10:00am

What happens if Yale adopts a single-sex policy like Harvard has? It’s not working out too well for many young women at Harvard.

Campus Reform reports:

Yale sued by girls who want to be let into fraternities

Three female students are suing Yale University and nine of its fraternities for failing “to honor” an...

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Students at University in Hawaii Warned to Prepare for School’s Abrupt Shutdown

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8:00am 2/15/2019 at 8:00am

Students are actually being told to obtain transcripts and other items while there are still employees at the school. Wow.

Hawaii News Now reports:

Students at Hawaii university told to prepare for institution’s abrupt shutdown

State officials on Wednesday issued an urgent message to Argosy University students in Hawaii, advising them to get their...

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Hampshire College Prepares to Layoff Some Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/14/2019 at 12:00pm
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Hampshire College is in a fight for its life. You can read the full back story here. Now layoffs are beginning.

Western Mass News reports:

Hampshire College announces layoffs

There’s new information out of Amherst as Hampshire College prepares to layoff some staff.

In a letter to the campus community sent late Wednesday afternoon, college...

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