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Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital to Remove Portraits of White Male Doctors

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 11:30am 6/17/2018 at 11:30am
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I hope Harvard Medical alums object to this. Who is next to be erased from history?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard teaching hospital to take down portraits of prestigious white male doctors

A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School will take down portraits of prestigious white male doctors that adorn a venerable amphitheater and...

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College Students Fighting for Free Speech Find an Ally in the Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 9:30am 6/17/2018 at 9:30am

The battle for free speech on campus has been brewing for years. We finally have an administration which is willing to fight.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

College Students Suing Over Free Speech Get a Powerful Ally: The Trump Administration

The Trump administration is using its legal muscle to aid college students who say...

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Harvard Accused of Turning Away Asian Applicants Based on Supposed Personality Traits

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 1:30pm 6/16/2018 at 1:30pm
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The claim being made here is that ‘personality traits’ is basically a loophole for discrimination.

The New York Times reports:

Harvard Rated Asian-American Applicants Lower on Personality Traits, Suit Says

Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like “positive personality,” likability, courage, kindness and being “widely respected,” according to an analysis...

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FIRE Survey Shows Most Students Want Due Process Rights Colleges Don’t Provide

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11:30am 6/16/2018 at 11:30am
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At the end of the day, everyone wants their rights. This is a clear indication of that.

From the FIRE blog:

NEW SURVEY: Vast majority of...

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Pro-Life Students Launch Lawsuit Against Ball State U. for Denial of Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 9:30am 6/16/2018 at 9:30am

Students for Life recently sent us a copy of their press release announcing the suit.

Here’s an excerpt:

Students for Life of America Announces Lawsuit against Indiana’s Ball State University for denying funds to Pro-Life Students

Students for Life of America President Kristan Hawkins announced the filing of a federal lawsuit, Students for Life...

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Decoding the Progressive Agenda Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 8:00am 6/16/2018 at 8:00am
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It is just a given that progressives control academia.

Here’s what they’re up to…

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Cal Poly Students to Protest School President by Not Shaking His Hand at Graduation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/15/2018 at 12:00pm

Imagine ruining your own graduation day by doing something like this. These students will likely regret it someday.

The College Fix reports:

Protest: Students will refuse to shake university president’s hand at graduation

Numerous students at California Polytechnic State University this weekend are planning a mini-protest to take place during the school’s graduation, where...

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Indiana U. Bloomington Hosted Only Four Conservatives in 2016-2017 School Year

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 10:00am 6/15/2018 at 10:00am

There were over 100 speaking events and just four of them featured conservatives. What bias?

Campus Reform reports:

Liberal speakers outnumbered conservatives 11-1 at Indiana U

A Campus Reform analysis reveals that Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB) hosted just four conservative speakers during the 2016-17 academic year.

Overall, IUB’s official calendar includes 117 events featuring speakers...

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Senator Tim Scott Concerned About Free Speech Issues and Anti-Semitism in Higher Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 8:00am 6/15/2018 at 8:00am

It’s great to see elected officials paying attention to these issues. Tim Scott is great and his concern is obviously genuine.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Sen. Tim Scott questions integrity...

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VIDEO: Professor Jordan Peterson Explains What the Left is Doing With Higher Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/14/2018 at 12:00pm
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University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson has become a lightning rod in the battle against cultural Marxism on college campuses.

In a new video from Prager University, he breaks down what is really happening in higher education. This is five minutes long and deserves your attention. Watch the whole thing:

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Georgetown Law School Website Removes Page That Encouraged Donations to Left Wing Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:00am 6/14/2018 at 10:00am
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A conservative student group successfully petitioned to have the page removed.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown called out for urging donations to left-wing groups

Georgetown University Law School encouraged students to donate “time and money” to a list of left-wing activist groups, at least until more than 13,000 people petitioned against it.

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A Public University in Washington State Seeks to Hire ‘Undocumented Focused Program Manager’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 8:00am 6/14/2018 at 8:00am

In other words, a school that takes tax dollars intends to fund a position which will cater to non-citizen students.

The Washington Examiner reports:

University job posting: ‘Undocumented Focused Program Manager’

A public university in Washington state is seeking to hire an individual focused solely on overseeing various issues that pertain to illegal immigrant...

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Columbia Prof Warns of ‘Theocratization’ of Constitution by Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/13/2018 at 12:00pm

The SCOTUS ruling on Masterpiece Cakes has apparently got some progressives in academia concerned.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof warns of ‘theocratization’ of Constitution by conservatives

A Columbia University professor recently claimed that conservatives’ belief in “natural law” is leading to a “radical theocratization of the Constitution.”

Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Katherine Franke,...

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DePaul University Laying Off Staff Amid Declining Enrollment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00am 6/13/2018 at 10:00am
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DePaul has an awful record on free speech and has embraced the far left. Now, they are reaping the benefits of those decisions.

The College Fix reports:

Dozens of layoffs at university given ‘Lifetime Censorship Award’ as enrollment plunges

Earlier this year DePaul University was given the first-ever “Lifetime Censorship Award” by the Foundation...

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Op-Ed: California Should Restore Estate Tax to Fund ‘Free’ College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 8:00am 6/13/2018 at 8:00am
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It’s not ‘free’ if you’re taking money from some people and giving it to others. That’s called redistribution.

Chuck Collins writes at the Sacramento Bee:

Here is one way to offer free college in California: Restore the state estate tax

Estuardo Mazariegos graduated this spring from Cal State Dominquez Hills, but with $18,000 in...

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Vanderbilt Won’t Renew Anti-Trump Doctor’s Contract Due to ‘Work Performance and Professionalism’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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I just rolled my eyes so hard I’m shocked they’re not stuck in the back of my head.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) surgery resident Eugene Gu, 32, became an internet star after he sued President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter. Gu tweeted his support for Colin Kaepernick, the ringleader...

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Virginia Republican Congressman Defends Jefferson Statues from Campus Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/12/2018 at 12:00pm
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It’s very wise to get out in front of this issue before it becomes a thing. Otherwise, within a matter of months, liberals in media will be treating it like an issue that’s up for debate.

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