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University of Pennsylvania Being Urged to Revoke Trump’s College Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 15, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/15/2021 at 12:00pm

This is not an honorary degree. This is Trump’s actual college degree. This is madness.

BillyPen reports:

How UPenn could revoke Trump’s Wharton degree

People connected to the University of Pennsylvania have long demanded a more serious response to the actions of 1968 Wharton alumnus President Donald Trump. With last week’s riot at the...

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First Amendment Experts Say COVID Being Used to Stifle Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:00am 1/15/2021 at 10:00am

The example being given here is provable. On some college campuses over the last year, administrators allowed protests from left wing groups, such as Black Lives Matter, while not allowing others.

The College Fix

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Penn State Prof Implies Young America’s Foundation Somehow Responsible for Capitol Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 15, 2021 at 8:00am 1/15/2021 at 8:00am

Young America’s Foundation is an organization that promotes conservative ideas on college campuses. They had absolutely nothing to do with what happened at the Capitol.

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Chapman U. Law Prof John Eastman Resigns After Pressure Campaign Over Trump Rally Appearance

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 15, 2021 at 7:00am 1/15/2021 at 7:00am
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Professor John Eastman attended the Trump rally last week but did not participate in the Capitol Hill riot. The school faced tremendous pressure from its faculty to fire him for this. The university president refused to fire him.

Eastman has now resigned.

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U. Michigan Regent Faces Demands to Resign for Not Denouncing Capitol Riot Fast Enough

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/14/2021 at 12:00pm

This regent is a Republican and that’s what this is really all about.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich regent faces calls to resign…even after denouncing Capitol violence

Over 4,000 University of Michigan community members called for administrators to recall Ron Weiser — a member of the school’s Board of Regents — from his position for...

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Former Harvard-Affiliated Researcher Caught Allegedly Trying to Smuggle Cancer Research to China

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00am 1/14/2021 at 10:00am

On the upside, this person was forced to leave the United States.

The College Fix reports:

Former Harvard-affiliated researcher ordered to leave country after attempt to smuggle cancer research to China

A former researcher for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston has been ordered to leave the U.S. after lying to customs officers...

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Duke University Profs Want Joe Biden to Create a ‘Misinformation Commission’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 8:00am 1/14/2021 at 8:00am

Isn’t this what George Orwell called the Ministry of Truth? People on the left either don’t see what they are becoming or just don’t care.

The Federalist reports:

Duke Profs Call For Biden To Create A Misinformation Commission

A pair of Duke University professors are calling on President-elect Joe Biden to establish a bipartisan...

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U. Pittsburgh Facing Lawsuit for Punishing Cardiologist Who Criticized Affirmative Action

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/13/2021 at 12:00pm

We mentioned this case in a Quick Take back in August. Professor Norman Wang is now seeking damages and reinstatement.

U. Pittsburgh’s University Times reports:

Lawsuit filed against Pitt on behalf of cardiology professor Norman Wang

The Center for Individual Rights has filed a lawsuit against the University of Pittsburgh on behalf of Norman...

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Big Tech is Following Higher Education’s Method of Deplatforming Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 10:00am 1/13/2021 at 10:00am

Progressives in higher education figured out long ago that you don’t have to debate people if you just silence them. That’s what big tech is doing now.

Campus Reform provides a few examples:

Before Big Tech, colleges led the way in de-platforming conservatives

Conservative student group denied ‘for no reason’

Baylor University rejected an application...

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Harvard Institute of Politics Removes Rep. Elise Stefanik From Advisory Board for Questioning 2020 Election

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 8:00am 1/13/2021 at 8:00am
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Democrats, the media, and others spent the last four years insisting Russia stole the 2016 election. Those same people are punishing anyone who questions 2020.

FOX News reports:

Harvard removes GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik from advisory committee over election comments

Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik’s getting the boot from the Harvard Institute of Politics.

The school...

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Chapman University President Refuses to Fire Prof Who Spoke at Trump DC Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 1:00pm 1/12/2021 at 1:00pm
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Chapman University Law Professor John Eastman attended the pro-Trump rally in Washington, DC last week, and even appeared on stage with Rudy Giuliani.

Eastman was not part of the group that stormed the Capitol, but his employer is now being pressured to fire him.

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Harvard Hires Firm Led by Former Obama Admin Officials to Review its Police Department

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/12/2021 at 12:00pm
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Of course Harvard hired an Obama connected firm for this. The outcome was just as predictable.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard hires Obama-connected firm for police review. The result is unsurprising.

Harvard University hired a consulting firm led by former Obama administration officials to review its police department. The firm recommended improving the department’s...

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Middlebury College May Rescind Rudy Giuliani’s Honorary Degree for ‘Fomenting Insurrection’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 10:00am 1/12/2021 at 10:00am
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Now is a good time to recall that a violent mob of students at Middlebury sent a professor to the emergency room a few years ago. Do you know how many people were stripped of degrees over that? Zero.

The College Fix reports:

Middlebury says it may rescind Rudy Giuliani’s honorary degree for...

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Professor Jonathan Turley Warns Democrat Attempt at Swift Impeachment Would Damage Constitution

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 8:00am 1/12/2021 at 8:00am
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George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley is once again the voice of reason on matters of impeachment.

He writes at The Hill:

Swift new impeachment would damage the Constitution

The author Franz Kafka once wrote, “My guiding principle is this. Guilt is never to be doubted.” Democrats suddenly appear close to adopting that...

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New Bill Would Allow Permit Holders to Carry Firearms at Public Colleges and Universities in Florida

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 11, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/11/2021 at 12:00pm

This would be a huge win for freedom. Good for Rep. Anthony Sabatini for pushing this.

The Hernando Sun reports:

Bill would allow permitted guns on campus

Those who have concealed carry gun permits will be allowed to carry firearms on college and university campuses under a measure recently introduced into the Florida House...

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Stanford Cancels Plan to Bring Back Freshmen and Sophomores After Students Test Positive for COVID

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 11, 2021 at 10:00am 1/11/2021 at 10:00am

Haven’t we got vaccines now? Why is this an ongoing problem?

The Stanford Daily reports:

Actually, Stanford says you can’t come to campus. Now what?

One day after announcing that 43 students on campus tested positive, Stanford has canceled plans to bring frosh...

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Academics Call for Trump’s Immediate Removal From Office

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 11, 2021 at 8:00am 1/11/2021 at 8:00am

Let’s be clear. These people never liked Trump in the first place. They are using the incident at the Capitol to justify what they have wanted all along.

The College Fix reports:

Professors, students call for Trump to be immediately removed from office

Following Wednesday’s violent conflict at the U.S. Capitol that saw a...

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