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Brown University Offers Guide to ‘Unlearning Toxic Masculinity’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 12:30pm 10/21/2018 at 12:30pm

Double standard much? If you said anything like this about women, it would be definitive proof of sexism.

Campus Reform reports:

Brown University flaunts ‘Unlearning Toxic Masculinity’ guide

Brown University teaches a course on the way strict definitions of masculinity allegedly have toxic outcomes on men’s health and how those definitions can be unlearned.

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University Replaces Homecoming King and Queen With Three Students of ‘Any Gender’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 9:30am 10/21/2018 at 9:30am

If schools are going to take such drastic steps to change a tradition like this, why even bother doing it?

The College Fix reports:

Public university replaces homecoming king and queen with three students ‘who could identify as any gender’

Kings and queens make transgender and nonbinary students feel excluded, according to Stony...

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NYU Hosting Two-Week Long Celebration of Karl Marx’s Birthday

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 1:30pm 10/20/2018 at 1:30pm

So many college students are embracing the idea of socialism. The cause is a total mystery. By the way, NYU isn’t even doing this in the right month.

Campus Reform reports:

NYU hosts Marx birthday bash…during the wrong month

New York University is hosting a two-week celebration of Karl Marx’s May 5 birthday...

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David Hogg Calls the U.S. ‘Stolen Land’ in Speech at U-Mass Dartmouth

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11:30am 10/20/2018 at 11:30am

His 15 minutes of fame may be over, but that hasn’t stopped David Hogg from continuing his progressive crusade.

The College Fix reports:

In campus speech, David Hogg says U.S. is stolen land, justifies illegal immigration

Anti-gun rights activist David Hogg often urges young people to take on the Second Amendment. But he’s picked...

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American University Student Govt. Offers ‘Safe Space’ During Speech About Due Process

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:30am 10/20/2018 at 9:30am

Amber Athey is a writer for the Daily Caller. This Tuesday, she is going to give a talk at American University about the importance of due process on campus.

In response, the student government has released a statement saying that they will offer their office as a ‘safe space’ during her speech....

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Progressive Rage Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:00am 10/20/2018 at 8:00am

Senator Susan Collins has become a target of the left for supporting Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.

This is unacceptable.

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Profs Suggest One-Time Only Trigger Warning for College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/19/2018 at 12:00pm

This is actually a great proposal from Cornell professors Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams and Emory University professor Scott O. Lilienfeld.

Together, they wrote this piece for Inside Higher Ed:

The One-Time-Only Trigger Warning

The trigger-warning debate presents faculty members and administrat...

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Progressive Group at George Washington U. Demands ‘Fair Jobs’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 19, 2018 at 10:00am 10/19/2018 at 10:00am

They have also issued a list of related demands, naturally.

Campus Reform reports:

GWU progressive student group demands ‘fair jobs’

George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc agreed to meet with the Progressive Student Union in response to the group’s Oct. 1 list of demands for increased university employee benefits “at all levels.”

Noah Wexler, a...

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Sociology Class at NYU Requires Students to Write ‘Gender Autobiography’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:00am 10/19/2018 at 8:00am

What would happen if students submitted a paper with only the word “male” or “female” on it?

The College Fix reports:

NYU class has students write a ‘gender autobiography’

A sociology class at New York University requires students to write a “gender autobiography,” a paper in which the students will show “how [their] life...

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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Heckled During Speech at NYU

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/18/2018 at 2:00pm

Do you think other people who served in this role more recently would ever be treated this way on a college campus?

Campus Reform reports:

Former sec of state heckled at NYU, told to ‘rot in hell’

Multiple protesters heckled former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on Tuesday while he delivered a speech at...

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St. Lawrence U. Stands by Susan Collins – Won’t Rescind Honorary Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/18/2018 at 12:00pm

Professors and alums are demanding this but the school said no. Good for them.

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Research Shows Student Affairs Admins Lean Further Left Than Professors

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 10:00am 10/18/2018 at 10:00am

As you read this, remember that the number of college administrators has exploded in recent years.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Student Affairs Leaders Lean Left

While the liberal leanings of professors have been well documented, the political affiliations of administrators have not been explored so thoroughly — at least until now. And perhaps unsurprisingly,...

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Hungary Bans Gender Studies Since It’s ‘an Ideology, Not a Science’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlU6cbsRGds&t=10s
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2:36pm 10/17/2018 at 2:36pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlU6cbsRGds&t=10s

Hungary has banned gender studies from universities due to low enrollment, which causes waste of tax payer money, and because there are no more than two sexes. From Fox News:

Left-wing critics say it’s academically problematic, politically unheard of in a democratic society, and argue gender studies degrees do lead to jobs.

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U. Mississippi Prof Says Senators Don’t Deserve Your Civility

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/17/2018 at 12:00pm

Shouldn’t people expect better than this from college educators?

Campus Reform reports:

Ole Miss prof: Senators ‘don’t deserve your civility’

An assistant professor at the University of Mississippi (UM) tweeted that United States senators “don’t deserve your civility” and encouraged people to disrupt their meals and take their food.

“Don’t just interrupt a Senator’s meal,...

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Why is U. Texas at Austin Slowly Turning Into UC Berkeley?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10:00am 10/17/2018 at 10:00am

We recently told you about Mark Pulliam, the U. Texas at Austin alum who launched a campaign to monitor the left wing insanity at the school.

He writes about the situation at Misrule of Law:

California-izing the University of Texas at Austin

I have written previously about the radical plan of University of Texas...

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St. Lawrence U. Faculty and Alums Want to Rescind Susan Collins’ Honorary Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 8:00am 10/17/2018 at 8:00am

Before her Kavanaugh vote, the left was trying to buy Collins with promises of financial support, but now she has become a target.

FOX News reports:

Susan Collins’ honorary degree should be rescinded, nearly 1,500 St. Lawrence University faculty, alumni say

Nearly 1,500 St. Lawrence University alumni and faculty are calling on the school...

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Harvard University Asian-American Discrimination Case Begins in Federal Court

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/16/2018 at 12:00pm

Harvard is fighting this and claiming they never discriminated. It’ll be fascinating to see where this goes.

FOX News reports:

Harvard University’s high-stakes affirmative action case heads to federal court

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