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Professor Defends Antifa and Likens Police to White Supremacists

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 10:00am 8/15/2018 at 10:00am
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Antifa should not be welcome on any college campus, yet they regularly get support from people in the higher education community.

The College Fix reports:

Morgan State prof defends Antifa, likens police to white supremacists

Appearing this past Saturday on MSNBC (as he often does), Morgan State University’s Jason Johnson defended...

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Researchers Create Survey to Gauge Microaggressions Against Atheists

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 8:00am 8/15/2018 at 8:00am

Microaggressions are no longer just something social justice warriors on campus are talking about. They’re becoming the subject of studies.

Campus Reform reports:

Researchers identify 31 types of anti-atheist microaggressions

Three researchers recently created a psychological survey to help therapists gauge how often atheist clients may suffer from microaggressions.

The Microaggressions Against Non-Religious Individuals Scale...

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Kent State Grad Who Posed With AR-10 Organizing Campus Carry Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 2:30pm 8/14/2018 at 2:30pm
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Good for her. It’ll be interesting to see what kind of media coverage the event gets.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Kent State grad famous for posing with AR-10 is returning for campus rally

Kent State University graduate Kaitlin Bennett is holding an open carry rally at the university in the fall after gaining Internet...

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Report Indicates Gender, Ethnic Studies Profs Make More Than Math and Science Peers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 8/14/2018 at 12:30pm

Thousands of students who graduate every spring with no job prospects are supporting this racket.

Campus Reform reports:

Gender, Ethnic Studies profs earn about $12k more than peers

Professors of subjects such as Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies are largely outearning those that teach more traditional subjects like math and science, according to a...

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Heather Mac Donald: “There’s a multi-million dollar diversity bureaucracy on most college campuses today”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/14/2018 at 12:00pm
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Manhattan Institute scholar Heather Mac Donald appeared on the Tucker Carlson show last night to address the culture on college campuses which influences people like Sarah Jeong, the controversial new hire at the New York Times.

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Lawsuit Prompts University of Iowa to Reinstate Religious Student Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 10:30am 8/14/2018 at 10:30am

One Christian group was recently ejected from campus for requiring their leaders to be Christian.

The College Fix reports:

University of Iowa reinstates religious groups following lawsuit by Christian student group: lawyers

When a judge forced the University of Iowa to recognize a Christian student group on the same terms that it recognized a...

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Liberty University Students Volunteer to Help Victims of California Fires

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/13/2018 at 12:00pm

This is a much more productive use of one’s time than protesting. Good for these young people.

WSLS News reports:

Liberty University students travel to help victims of California fire

It’s being called one of the worst wildfire seasons in California history.

The blaze has spread across more than 180,000 acres, displacing nearly 30,000 people.

Students...

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Young Democratic Socialists of America Leadership Candidate Complains Org Not Socialist Enough

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Where do you end up if you go further left than Democratic Socialists?

Campus Reform reports:

Student campaigns to push democratic socialists further left

A student at Virginia Commonwealth University is running for Co-Chair of the Young Democratic Socialists of America on the platform that the organization is not socialist enough.

“YDSA’s silence on lynchings...

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Online Petition Wants Betsy DeVos Replaced With LeBron James

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2018 at 8:00am 8/13/2018 at 8:00am
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Is that how we pick the education secretary, with a petition? Who knew?

The College Fix reports:

Petition urges Trump to replace Betsy DeVos with LeBron James

An online petition to replace Betsy DeVos* as head of the federal Department of Education is currently well within reach of its 40,000 signature goal.

The person who...

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Male Feminist Prof Defers Award Due to Allegations of Misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2:30pm 8/12/2018 at 2:30pm

The left almost always comes for their own eventually.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

More Than Rumors

Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, said last week that he’s deferring his acceptance of a major sociology award for six months, over what he...

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Oberlin Drops Plan to Pay Students to Advance Social Justice

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Why would this even be necessary at Oberlin? It’s like preaching to the choir.

Campus Reform reports:

Oberlin scraps ‘social justice’ program

Oberlin College appears to have axed a program that initially sought to recruit students...

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Gender Studies Courses Banned at State Universities in Hungary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 10:00am 8/12/2018 at 10:00am

Can you even imagine the reaction from the campus left if this happened here?

The College Fix reports:

Hungary bans gender studies courses from state universities

Citing “no tangible use” and “ideology rather than science,” the Hungarian government announced that gender studies courses will no longer be taught at state universities.

Secretary of State of...

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Widely Used College Admissions Application Will No Longer Ask About Criminal History

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 2:30pm 8/11/2018 at 2:30pm

This question is still asked in plenty of places in the real world.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Common App will no longer ask students about criminal history

The Common App, a widely used undergraduate college admission application system, announced Tuesday its decision to cease asking all applicants about their criminal history.

The question about criminal...

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Ted Cruz Advances Effort to Defund Campus Confucius Institutes

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 12:30pm 8/11/2018 at 12:30pm
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Confucius Institutes have been a focus of sharp criticism for spreading communist propaganda.

Campus Reform reports:

Trump to sign Confucius Institute funding ban

President Trump is about to sign the new National Defense Authorization Act, which will prohibit funding to Chinese-run Confucius Institutes on American campuses.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz added the key amendment to...

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Study Finds NRA Members Likely to be Discriminated Against in Academia

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 10:30am 8/11/2018 at 10:30am

Is anyone surprised by this? Many college students don’t even want campus police to be armed.

The College Fix reports:

NRA members highly likely to face discrimination in academia: Study

Membership in the National Rifle Association, one of the nation’s premier civil rights groups, is very likely to hurt one’s chances at getting a...

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Double Standards Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 8:00am 8/11/2018 at 8:00am
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The rules on campus are always changing and if you ignore them, sometimes there are consequences.

Other times, there are no consequences.

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Christian Student Group Booted Off Campus for Requiring Group Leaders to be Christian

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 10, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/10/2018 at 6:00pm

This is happening because of diversity hysteria in higher education.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Christian group kicked off campus for requiring its leaders to be Christian

Another student-led group is suing a university because the school kicked the group off campus for requiring student leaders to agree with their faith tenants. The University of...

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