College Insurrection  (Page 1)

Duke Students Who Disrupted President’s Speech Face No Punishment

Comments
Permalink
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.

Last Saturday, the protesters...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. San Francisco Launches ‘Check Your Privilege’ Campaign

Comments
Permalink
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.”

The university’s website explains...

Read More...
 
 
 

UVA Prof Stands Up to Anti-Thomas Jefferson Scholars

https://s3.graphiq.com/sites/default/files/5307/media/images/University_of_Virginia-Main_Campus_5686954_i0.jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 23, 2018 at 8:00am 4/23/2018 at 8:00am
https://s3.graphiq.com/sites/default/files/5307/media/images/University_of_Virginia-Main_Campus_5686954_i0.jpg

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

A...

Read More...
 
 
 

Graduate Students at Harvard Vote to Unionize

http://www.veritas.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/harvard_gate.jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/22/2018 at 1:30pm
http://www.veritas.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/harvard_gate.jpg

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...

Read More...
 
 
 

Professors Allegedly Participated in Vile Protests of NRA Lobbyist

Comments
Permalink
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...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. Washington Student Arrested for Throwing Paint on College Republicans

Comments
Permalink
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...

Read More...
 
 
 

Purdue Profs Angry About Losing Control of Writing Guide

https://youtu.be/OkeY3f0Xbpo
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/21/2018 at 1:30pm
https://youtu.be/OkeY3f0Xbpo

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...

Read More...
 
 
 

Howard University Goes Silent After Caving to Student Demands

https://youtu.be/e-lcX4ZqsRE
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:30am 4/21/2018 at 11:30am
https://youtu.be/e-lcX4ZqsRE

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...

Read More...
 
 
 

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

https://youtu.be/7uKQSR4NKIs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 9:30am 4/21/2018 at 9:30am
https://youtu.be/7uKQSR4NKIs

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...

Read More...
 
 
 

Booing the Mob Week in Higher Education

Comments
Permalink
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…

Read More...
 
 
 

Michigan State Student Govt Nixes Plan to Add More American Flags to Campus

https://youtu.be/o-fUdHQaZHo
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/20/2018 at 12:00pm
https://youtu.be/o-fUdHQaZHo

The students who objected felt that the American flag wasn’t inclusive enough. This is a perfect example of the left putting identity politics first.

Campus Reform reports:

Michigan State student gov shoots down American flag proposal

The Michigan State University student government recently shot down a proposal to install more U.S. flags on campus,...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. New Mexico Puts up Trigger Warning Sign at Pro-Life Event

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 20, 2018 at 10:00am 4/20/2018 at 10:00am

What’s the subtext here? That pro-life events are controversial and students are right to be offended?

The College Fix reports:

University of New Mexico puts trigger warning on pro-life event: ‘may be uncomfortable’

The University of New Mexico is having trouble keeping its rationale straight for forcing its own messaging on campus events hosted...

Read More...
 
 
 

Yale Expanding Mental Health Services Due to Student Demand

http://admissions.yale.edu/sites/default/files/styles/main-carousel-image--1280x850/public/home-main-carousel-images/fin_aid.jpg?itok=6NEQ6j3v
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 20, 2018 at 8:00am 4/20/2018 at 8:00am
http://admissions.yale.edu/sites/default/files/styles/main-carousel-image--1280x850/public/home-main-carousel-images/fin_aid.jpg?itok=6NEQ6j3v

We should keep this in mind the next time Yale students want to influence a policy debate.

Yale Daily News reports:

Yale to expand mental health services to meet rising student need

Doctor Paul Genecin, the director of Yale Health, recently provided students with an update on the services provided by Mental Health and...

Read More...
 
 
 

Judge rejects Oberlin College request to move town-gown lawsuit to another county

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:31pm 4/19/2018 at 8:31pm

Oberlin College and its Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo are defending a lawsuit brought by the local Gibson’s Bakery after in incident in which three Oberlin College students were arrested for shoplifting.

Oberlin students launched protests and a boycott of the bakery claiming racial profiling of the students. The college itself cut off...

Read More...
 
 
 

College Settles With Student Who Was Detained for Handing Out Anti-Capitalism Flyers

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/19/2018 at 12:00pm

We covered this story back in January and we’re happy to see free speech defended, thanks to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

The FIRE blog reports:

VICTORY: Student detained for passing out political flyers settles lawsuit with Illinois college

Student Ivette Salazar and Joliet Junior College agreed today to settle Salazar’s First...

Read More...
 
 
 

University Program Will Allow Criminals to Avoid Jail by Writing Essays

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 10:00am 4/19/2018 at 10:00am

Remember when teachers would make students write an essay about why they shouldn’t have done something? That’s what this looks like.

The College Fix reports:

University hosts program that allows criminals to avoid jail time with a few essays

Some criminals in the Richmond, Virginia area are eligible for a writing class at Virginia...

Read More...
 
 
 

Free Speech for Barbara Bush-Bashing Fresno State Prof?

https://youtu.be/7uKQSR4NKIs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:00am 4/19/2018 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/7uKQSR4NKIs

A Fresno State professor named Randa Jarrar commented on Twitter following the death of former first lady Barbara Bush, “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, along with her husband, raised a war criminal. [expletive] outta here with your nice words.”

(more…)

 
 
 
Page 1 of 14012345...102030...Last »