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Edgewood College Students Protest Removal of Planned Parenthood Links from School Website

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/9/2019 at 12:00pm

Do these students think no one will be able to find information on Planned Parenthood unless it’s on the school website?

Isthmus News reports:

Edgewood College students protest removal of Planned Parenthood links

Ellie Olbinski just wanted some answers.

She and dozens of other Edgewood College students crowded in...

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Swastikas Discovered on Men’s Room Door at Worcester State University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:00am 12/9/2019 at 10:00am

This has happened at a number of schools in the last few months. It’s dumb, but it gets a lot of attention.

The Worcester Telegram reports:

Swastikas found on Worcester State University door

A Worcester State University employee reported Friday afternoon that swastikas were scrawled on...

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University of Michigan Now Employing ‘Academic Diversity Officers’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 8:00am 12/9/2019 at 8:00am

Diversity is becoming an industry within higher education. Would you be surprised to learn that many ADOs are former community organizers?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Academic Diversity Officers

You’ve heard of chief diversity officers, but what about academic diversity officers? Four years into its innovative plan to put diversity officers into every academic and...

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Almost 50% of Republican Students Report Anti-Trump Rants From Professors

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/8/2019 at 1:30pm

This would have been unthinkable during the Obama presidency. Now it’s just a given.

The College Fix reports:

Nearly 50% of Republican students say they’ve had a prof go on anti-Trump tangent

Nearly 50 percent of professors have gone on a tangent criticizing President Donald Trump, according to the results of a recent online...

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American Grad Student Held by Iran Since 2016 Released

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 11:30am 12/8/2019 at 11:30am

Nothing would make someone appreciate the freedoms many of us take for granted more than this.

FOX News reports:

American graduate student held in Iran on spy charges since 2016 released

An American graduate student held in Iran has been released in exchange for an Iranian scientist held by the U.S., officials confirmed.

Iran’s foreign...

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Former Communist Leader Angela Davis to Give University’s Keynote at MLK Day Event

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 9:30am 12/8/2019 at 9:30am

It’s probably safe to predict that Davis will not be protested and no one will try to shout her down.

Campus Reform reports:

Fmr communist leader, FBI’s Most Wanted activist to keynote MLK Day event

A university in Missouri will be hosting a former Communist Party leader who was once listed on the FBI’s...

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Universities Report No Increase in Violence After Legalization of Campus Carry

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/7/2019 at 1:30pm

You may recall that many opponents of campus carry predicted the exact opposite of this.

The College Fix reports:

Following legalized campus carry, universities report...

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University of Utah Holds DACA Donut Party in Safe Space

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:30am 12/7/2019 at 11:30am

This is pure left wing activism. It has nothing to do with the pursuit of scholarship or even campus fun.

Campus Reform reports:

University invites students to DACA donut party safe space, releases pro-illegal statement

Various entities within the University of Utah came out in full force in support of illegal immigrant students as...

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Climate Change Protesters Who Disrupted Harvard/Yale Football Game Get Community Service

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mQxnClWcdo
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:30am 12/7/2019 at 9:30am
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It’s surprising that they received any punishment at all. Things like this often get brushed away.

The Hill reports:

Harvard, Yale climate change protesters get community service for disrupting football game

Protesters who disrupted the Yale-Harvard football game last month to raise awareness on climate change were sentenced Friday to community service.

After the court...

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Opposing the Resistance Week in Higher Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HvswsAcZvc
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00am 12/7/2019 at 8:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HvswsAcZvc

Standing up to the left in higher education takes real courage because there are often consequences.

The left is not playing around.

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Activists Vow Protests as Betsy DeVos Calls for Greater Protection of the Accused on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/6/2019 at 1:00pm
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Under Obama, the left advanced the narrative of “rape culture” on college campuses. The structure and rules surrounding the reporting of sexual assaults on campus sided overwhelmingly with accusers, and sometimes left the accused to be tried in campus kangaroo courts.

As Trump’s Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has tried to roll...

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Poll Finds Bernie Sanders Making Significant Gains With College Students

https://youtu.be/cX7hni-zGD8
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/6/2019 at 12:00pm
https://youtu.be/cX7hni-zGD8

If you spend years telling college students that you’re going to erase their debt and make college free, it eventually pays off.

The Hill reports:

Poll: Sanders jumps 7 percentage points among college students

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) jumped 7 percentage points in college student support, according to a...

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U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Govt. Warns of Dangers of Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10:00am 12/6/2019 at 10:00am

It’s reassuring to know the student government at this school is really focused on the important things.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov warns peers about ‘very prevalent’ ‘microagressions’ like mispronouncing names

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student government recently posted a guide on how to spot “racial microaggressions,” which it claims are a...

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Professor Escorted Off Campus for Ridiculing Play About Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8:00am 12/6/2019 at 8:00am

The professor is an Orthodox priest and he obviously has a better sense of humor than the progressive inquisition.

The College Fix reports:

Physiology instructor booted from chiropractic college after ridiculing diversity

This summer, it took a priest to get a small chiropractic and health sciences college out of joint.

On August 8, adjunct professor...

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Columbia University Announces Scholarship Program for Refugees and Displaced Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:00pm 12/5/2019 at 3:00pm

Why didn’t they do this before now? Were there no refugees while Obama was president?

From the Columbia website:

First University-Wide Scholarship Program for Displaced Students

More than 70.8 million people around the world have been forced from their homes by violence, persecution and other human rights violations. Almost 26 million of these individuals...

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New UCLA Course Teaches ‘Storytelling for Social Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/5/2019 at 1:00pm

Critics claim this is really just about advancing the left’s political agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA’s ‘Storytelling for Social Justice’ pushes ‘unsubstantiated’, ‘one-sided’ claims, critic says

A course at the University of California-Los Angeles promises to educate students in the ways of “storytelling for social...

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Email Sent to George Washington U. Law Deans Calls for Jonathan Turley’s Removal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HvswsAcZvc
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/5/2019 at 12:00pm
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Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University stood out during the impeachment inquiry hearing on Wednesday by citing history and law, rather than acting as a member of the resistance.

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