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Barnard College Student Petitions Against ‘Eurocentric Literature’ in English Program

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 8:00am 4/26/2018 at 8:00am

In a growing number of disciplines, diversity is becoming more important than the subject matter.

Campus Reform reports:

Barnard student petitions against ‘Eurocentric literature’

More than 200 students at Barnard College have signed on to a petition demanding that...

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Fresno State Prof Blames Racism for Backlash After Barbara Bush Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/25/2018 at 12:00pm
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Are we supposed to suddenly believe she is the victim in all this?

The Daily Caller reports:

Fresno Prof Blames Racism For Backlash Over Barbara Bush Comments

Fresno State University professor Randa Jarrar, in an interview that was published on Tuesday, blamed racism for the backlash she received after attacking former first lady Barbara...

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Trump Wants to Cancel Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00am 4/25/2018 at 10:00am

Progressive college students pushing for free college will go bananas over this. If there’s anyone who deserves a break like this however, it’s disabled veterans.

CNBC reports:

Trump moves to cancel student loan debt for disabled veterans

It may be getting easier for some disabled veterans to erase their student loan debt.

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Student ‘Outing Club’ at Penn State No Longer Allowed to Go Outside

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 8:00am 4/25/2018 at 8:00am

Another fine example of the Orwellian environment on so many college campuses.

Reason reports:

Penn State’s 98-Year-Old Outing Club Is No Longer Allowed to Go Outside

What’s more dangerous: rugby, or a walk in the woods? At Pennsylvania State University, the administrators apparently think it’s the latter.

The student “Outing Club,” which has gone backpacking,...

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Hofstra Students Skip Meeting to Discuss Jefferson Statue, Vandalize it Instead

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/24/2018 at 2:00pm
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The left doesn’t want to debate issues. They want to get their way and will do almost anything to get it.

Campus Reform reports:

Jefferson statue vandalized at Hofstra University

A Thomas Jefferson statue at Hofstra University has been repeatedly vandalized in the wake of dueling student demonstrations over whether it should be removed...

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Democratic Socialist Students at College in New York Want to Abolish ROTC

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 10:00am 4/24/2018 at 10:00am
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Who is making a bigger contribution to society, socialist students or members of ROTC?

The Daily Caller reports:

NY Socialist Students Want To Abolish ROTC

The City College of New York’s Young Democratic Socialists of America chapter wants the school’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) kicked off campus, according to a Monday report.

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Georgetown Students Defend Second Amendment, Want Campus Police Armed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8:00am 4/24/2018 at 8:00am
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This is amazing news. It’s the opposite of what’s happening at so many other schools.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Georgetown students defend Second Amendment, call on university to arm police officers

In response to the ongoing debate about the safety of gun-free college campuses, students at one private university have called on their school’s...

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Duke Students Who Disrupted President’s Speech Face No Punishment

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/23/2018 at 2:00pm

Once again, leftist students face no consequences for bad behavior.

The College Fix reports:

Duke protesters escape punishment, ‘celebrate the win’

It seems the cadre of Duke University protesters will learn not a thing as school officials have decided not to punish them for disrupting President Vincent Price’s speech to alumni.

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U. San Francisco Launches ‘Check Your Privilege’ Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 23, 2018 at 10:00am 4/23/2018 at 10:00am

Another example of a university advancing the left’s agenda with progressive talking points.

Campus Reform reports:

Poster campaign tells students to ‘Check Your Privilege’

The University of San Francisco is running a “Check Your Privilege” campaign in an effort to educate students, faculty, and staff about the “social inequalities of privilege.”

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UVA Prof Stands Up to Anti-Thomas Jefferson Scholars

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 23, 2018 at 8:00am 4/23/2018 at 8:00am
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Why should Jefferson need to be defended at the university he founded?

The Daily Caller reports:

UVA Prof Thinks Anti-Jefferson Scholars Are Trying To Suck Up To Department Chairs

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Graduate Students at Harvard Vote to Unionize

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/22/2018 at 1:30pm
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It will be fascinating to see how this new power is used.

From Boston.com:

Harvard graduate students vote to unionize

A group of Harvard University graduate students has voted to join the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, an unlikely union for academics.

The Boston Globe reports that 1,931 graduate students, including...

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Professors Allegedly Participated in Vile Protests of NRA Lobbyist

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 11:30am 4/22/2018 at 11:30am

Do people on the left really believe behavior like this will draw people to their side or are they just acting out like angry children?

The College Fix reports:

Profs hold protests at, vandalize home of NRA lobbyist

A trio of university professors was the subject of a Friday Washington Post story detailing the...

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U. Washington Student Arrested for Throwing Paint on College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 9:30am 4/22/2018 at 9:30am

Have you noticed that attacks like this always go in the same direction? No one on the right is doing this to progressive students.

Campus Reform reports:

Student arrested after dousing College Republicans with paint

A University of Washington student was arrested Wednesday for throwing paint on College Republicans members who were promoting a...

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Purdue Profs Angry About Losing Control of Writing Guide

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/21/2018 at 1:30pm
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The writing guide came under fire when it got a little too politically correct. The school got raked over the coals and took control of the writing guide away from the staff. They are not pleased.

Campus Reform reports:

Profs blast Purdue for taking control of writing guide

Faculty members at Purdue University are...

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Howard University Goes Silent After Caving to Student Demands

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:30am 4/21/2018 at 11:30am
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Howard University has caved almost completely to student protesters who recently occupied a building. Now no one at the school wants to talk.

The College Fix reports:

University silent after caving to students who occupied campus building

The administration of Howard University recently caved to the demands of student protesters who had occupied a...

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Fresno State Scrambles to Keep Donors After Prof’s Barbara Bush Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 9:30am 4/21/2018 at 9:30am
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The school has handled this situation pretty well but many donors are understandably angry.

FOX News reports:

Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to...

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Booing the Mob Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00am 4/21/2018 at 8:00am

Alumni members of Duke University have discovered a new way to deal with a student mob.

Campus crime blotter…

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