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Concordia University Gets 50 False Positive Test Results for COVID-19

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2020 at 12:30pm 11/27/2020 at 12:30pm

How many other schools have had a similar experience and don’t even know it? People are making life-altering decisions based on this.

The New York Post reports:

University COVID ‘outbreak’ due to more than 50 false positive test results

Concordia University in California said more than 50 rapid COVID-19 tests offered to asymptomatic students...

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George Washington University Paints Black Lives Matter Mural on School Basketball Court

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2020 at 10:30am 11/27/2020 at 10:30am

George Washington University should ask the NBA how this is working out for them. The ratings aren’t great.

Campus Reform reports:

GWU paints BLM symbol with closed fist on basketball court

George Washington University painted a “Black Lives Matter” symbol on its basketball court, which the university’s basketball and volleyball teams use for practice,...

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90 Percent of Harvard Freshmen Reportedly Supported Joe Biden

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2020 at 9:00am 11/27/2020 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/fL8zKfEb61g

This is from a story about conservatives on campus at Harvard. They are obviously a small minority.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

A Look into the Lives of Conserv...

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Faculty Members Object to School’s Reopening Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 1:30pm 11/26/2020 at 1:30pm

How much longer do people think everything can go on as virtual only? Sooner or later people will start asking why you need an actual campus and buildings.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Wentworth Faculty Rebuke Spring Instruction Plans

Worried for their safety and stretched thin between work and parenting responsibilities, faculty members and librarians...

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English Prof at UC-Berkeley Tells Students to Burn ‘Transphobic’ Book

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 11:30am 11/26/2020 at 11:30am

So we have finally come to the point where progressives are advocating the burning of books. Frankly, I’m surprised it took this long.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley English prof tells people to ‘burn’ ‘transphobic’ book

A Univers...

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Native American Literature Course at U. Pennsylvania to Explore Capitalism’s Role in Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9:30am 11/26/2020 at 9:30am

Do you ever get the sense that some college courses are designed by a generator that takes random left-wing talking points and arranges them in different combinations?

The College Fix reports:

Penn Native American literature course will explore capitalism’s role in climate change

The University of Pennsylvania will offer a course in the spring...

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Trinity College Promises New Diversity Hires and Microagression Training

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 12:30pm 11/25/2020 at 12:30pm

Notice that the goal here is not greater academic achievement. The priority is the left’s agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Trinity College will make six new diversity hires each year, implement mandatory ‘unconscious bias,’ ‘microaggression’ tra...

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Professor Offers Advice to Students on ‘Decolonizing Your Thanksgiving’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 11:00am 11/25/2020 at 11:00am

Why is the left so intent on politicizing Thanksgiving? We go through this every single year.

The College Fix reports:

Professor instructs students on ‘decolonizing your Thanksgiving’

An assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently talked to students about how to “decolonize” their Thanksgiving, arguing that the traditional pilgrims and Indians...

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Student Government Officials at Cornell Reportedly Threatened for Voting Against Disarming Police

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 8:00am 11/25/2020 at 8:00am

We have gotten to the point where people on the left are comfortable using threats and intimidation. Where do they think this will end?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Cornell Activists Threaten Peers Who Voted Against Disarming the Police

Cornell University activists are threatening student government representatives who voted against disarming the campus police.

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UVA Student Paper Op-Ed Says Stand Up to ‘Racist’ Family Members at Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 11/24/2020 at 12:00pm

It’s that time of year again and right on cue, progressives are urging people to ruin the holidays with political fights.

Campus Reform reports:

UVA student newspaper opinion writer: ‘Stand up’ to ‘racist family’ at Thanksgiving

An opinion columnist at the University of Virginia’s student newspaper encouraged her readers to “stand up” to “...

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Stanford Apologizes to Departments for Following Trump’s Order on Critical Race Theory

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10:45am 11/24/2020 at 10:45am

If Joe Biden is sworn in as president in January, expect higher education to pursue critical race theory with even greater zeal in the coming years.

The College Fix reports:

Stanford apologizes for telling departments to follow Trump executive order on race and sex stereotyping

Some college diversity training programs are likely to make...

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State Department Says Anti-American Educators Are Undermining Effort to Counter China

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 8:00am 11/24/2020 at 8:00am

This will probably not come as much of a surprise to Legal Insurrection readers. When you have so many people in education who seem to be supporters of socialism and even communism, it tends to have an effect.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

State Department Says Anti-American Educators Undermine U.S. Efforts to...

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Jones College in Mississippi Settles With Student in First Amendment Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:00pm 11/23/2020 at 12:00pm

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education scores another victory for free speech.

From the FIRE Blog:

VICTORY: Student stopped by campus police for holding up a sign settles First Amendment lawsuit with Mississippi college

Mississippi’s Jones College on Wednesday finalized a settlement with former student Michael Brown, who sued the college after administrators...

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Columbia University Bars 70 Students From Classes Over Trip That Violated COVID Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 23, 2020 at 10:00am 11/23/2020 at 10:00am

You would think these students would have known this would happen. Most schools are hypersensitive about this right now.

FOX News reports:

Columbia University bars 70 MBA students from classes after trip to Turks and Caicos

Columbia University has temporarily banned 70 students who...

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Student Activists at Swarthmore Issue List of Demands Over Alleged ‘Anti-Blackness’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 23, 2020 at 8:00am 11/23/2020 at 8:00am

It sounds like these students are accusing Swarthmore College of being a racist institution.

The College Fix reports:

Swarthmore College activists issue demands, strike against ‘institutional anti-blackness’

Student activists at the small, private (and pricey) Swarthmore College last week began a strike from “most college-related activities” until the school officials fully meet their demands...

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College Football Team Prevented From Entering Field With Chainsaw

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 1:30pm 11/22/2020 at 1:30pm

This is apparently something Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been doing for a couple of years now.

FOX News reports:

College football team gets blocked from bringing chainsaw onto the field

A college football team was blocked from entering the field before their game got started Thursday night.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was...

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Northern Arizona U. Locks Students Out of Online Classes for Not Getting Mandatory Coronavirus Tests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 11:30am 11/22/2020 at 11:30am

These students are being locked out of online classes for not getting tested. Does that make sense?

KTLA News reports:

Arizon...

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