Quick Takes  (Page 6)

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cszJjVaQYho
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 9:30am 7/21/2019 at 9:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cszJjVaQYho

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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Female University Student Creates Chair That Prevents Manspreading

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/19/2019 at 12:00pm

Manspreading is a term used to describe the tendency of men to sit with their knees pointing outwards. It’s apparently a big problem.

The Daily Mail reports:

The END of manspreading? Univer...

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University’s LGBT Office Urges Student Allies to ‘Do Better’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:00am 7/19/2019 at 10:00am

This is happening at the University of Oklahoma. It’s a good reminder that you will never be ‘woke’ enough for the left.

The College Fix reports:

Nobody’s perfect:...

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Survey Finds Economics, Accounting, and Finance Majors Oppose Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00am 7/19/2019 at 8:00am

This makes perfect sense. It also shows a way to combat socialism. Educate more people on these specific topics.

Campus Reform reports:

SURVEY: Economics, accounting, finance majors mostly OPPOSE socialism

A new College Pulse survey found that 8 in 10 philosophy majors support socialism while economics majors strongly oppose it.

The survey of 10,590 undergraduate...

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit from College Student Hit by Car While Protesting Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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In November of 2016 right after the election, students at UC San Diego tried to take over a freeway at night while protesting Trump. A girl was hit by a car and then tried to sue the school. A judge just told her that’s not going to fly.

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Colorado State ‘Inclusive Language Guide’ Says Avoid Words ‘America’ and ‘American’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 10:00am 7/18/2019 at 10:00am

The left does things like this and then acts shocked when people accuse them of hating America.

Campus Reform reports:

Colorado State: ‘Avoid’ using ‘Americans,’ ‘America’

Colorado State University claims that “American” is a non-inclusive word that should be avoided.

CSU’s online Inclusive Language Guide, compiled by the school’s Inclusive Communications Task Force, lists certain...

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Struggling Hampshire College Hires New President With a Conservative Background

https://youtu.be/FTQrHApNNkA
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8:00am 7/18/2019 at 8:00am
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How fascinating. A left wing school facing closure turns to someone with a conservative background. It says a lot, doesn’t it?

Forbes reports:

Struggling Hampshire College Hires A New President From A Conservative B...

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New York University Offers Free Legal Counsel to Illegal Immigrant Students and Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Shouldn’t schools that do this sort of thing be cut off from federal funds?

Campus Reform reports:

DeBlasio’s alma mater offers free legal counsel to illegal students, employees

New York University spoke out against immigration enforcement over the weekend amid mounting anticipation of ICE raids, offering free legal counsel to students and employees at...

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