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Harvard rescinds acceptance of conservative Kyle Kashuv over comments when he was 16-years-old

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:00am 6/17/2019 at 10:00am
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Kyle Kashuv survived the Parkland school shooting massacre. He was later admitted to Harvard.

Monday morning, Kashuv tweeted that his acceptance had been rescinded over text messages he made when he was 16-years-old. Kashuv explained the comments were private and meant to be extreme.
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Struggling Hampshire College Retains Accreditation Through November

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They’re not out of the woods yet. This issue will be revisited as they attempt to improve the school’s financial outlook.

Western Mass News reports:

Hampshire College to remain accredited at least through November

Hampshire College will remain a fully accredited school at least through November of this year.

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Northeastern U. Student Supposedly Found Questionnaires With Fascist References in Library

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8:00am 6/17/2019 at 8:00am

We’ve seen so many campus hoaxes that begin with ‘discovered’ materials that it’s impossible not to be skeptical about this.

The Boston Globe reports:

Northeastern University student finds questionnaires with fascist references in library

Northeastern University officials will meet Monday with a student after he reported finding paper questionnaires inside a campus library book...

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Student journalist: Shoplifting at Gibson’s Bakery was part of Oberlin College’s “Culture of Theft”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:40pm 6/16/2019 at 9:40pm
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We have covered Oberlin College at least since 2013, when we wrote extensively about The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013.

Classes were cancelled in favor of campus-wide forums to address white supremacy and systemic r...

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University’s ‘Queer Bible Hermeneutics’ Course Examines ‘Queerness in the Church’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/16/2019 at 1:30pm

The progressive agenda is eventually going to launch an effort to promote LGBT issues in organized religion. Courses like this one are simply the lab.

The College Fix reports:

‘Queer Bible Hermeneutics’ course teaches students about ‘queerness...

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Pictures of Duke University Students Captured for Chinese Artificial Intelligence Research

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 11:30am 6/16/2019 at 11:30am

The brave new world is here. There are cameras everywhere, and it’s not working out too well.

CBS 17 News reports:

Thousands of pictures of Duke University​ students captured for Chinese artificial intelligence research

Pictures of about 2,000 Duke University students are in a recently-deleted database whose users included Chinese military academies.

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Department of Education Investigating Colleges for Allegedly Hiding Foreign Cash

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:30am 6/16/2019 at 9:30am

The federal government frowns on this sort of thing.

The Daily Caller reports:

Foreign Meddling: Department of Education Going After Elite Colleges for Allegedly Taking and Hiding Foreign Cash

The Department of Education is going after U.S universities over supposed ties to foreign governments, after some allegedly took huge quantities of foreign cash and...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College coverage — One of our finest hours

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 8:30pm 6/15/2019 at 8:30pm

The Gibson’s Bakery massive verdict against Oberlin College has sparked incredible reader excitement, and brought many new readers to Legal Insurrection.

I’ve spent the last week trying to absorb what is happening. The reactions to the compensatory and punitive damage verdicts remind me of only a few times in Legal Insurrection’s almost...

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Marygrove College in Detroit to Close in December

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/15/2019 at 1:30pm

Another small school is falling. There’s more of this to come in the near future.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Marygrove Doesn’t Make It

Marygrove College will shut down at the end of the upcoming fall semester after the small Roman Catholic institution in Detroit was unable to escape from enrollment and financial pressures by...

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Boston University Prof Suggests Taxing Fake News

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:30am 6/15/2019 at 11:30am

This sounds like a recipe for disaster. Who is going to judge the quality of news and issue the fines?

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Boston University prof suggests TAXING fake news

A Boston University professor is suggest...

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Professor Under Fire for Speaking Out Against Political Correctness, Illegal Immigration

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Fang Zhou is an associate professor at Georgia Gwinnett College. He is also a legal immigrant from China and frequent critic of illegal immigration in the United States. His views on that subject, as well as political correctness, have triggered some people on the left.

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Students at U. Oregon Demand Removal of ‘White Supremacist’ Pioneer Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 9:30am 6/15/2019 at 9:30am

Remember when the left insisted this sort of thing was only about Confederate statues? They lied.

The College Fix reports:

Pioneer statue called ‘monument to violent white supremacy,’ students, faculty demand its removal

In celebration of Oregon’s roots in pioneering, a statue of a pioneer, known simply as “The Pioneer,” was erected a century...

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Victory Over an Angry Mob Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 8:00am 6/15/2019 at 8:00am

The Gibson Bakery vs. Oberlin College case just got more interesting.

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Oberlin College warfare on Gibson’s Bakery shows “this can happen to anybody, it’s not just a campus phenomenon”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:50pm 6/14/2019 at 9:50pm
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I appeared tonight on Tucker Carlson Tonight to talk about the massive jury verdict against Oberlin College in the Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit.

I had talked about the case previously on Tucker’s show, on May 13, 2019, after the trial had started, but long before the verdict.

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University of Arkansas to Place Menstrual Products in Campus Men’s Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/14/2019 at 12:00pm

When are these schools going to start putting urinals in women’s rooms? Fair is fair, right?

The College Fix reports:

Another school putting tampons in men’s restrooms

Yet another school is moving to install tampons in men’s restrooms, a decision that comes after the university’s student government urged the school to do it.

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Oberlin College vows to fight Gibson’s Bakery Verdict: “This is not the final outcome”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 10:13am 6/14/2019 at 10:13am
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After a jury awarded Gibson’s Bakery and its owners $11 million in compensatory damages, and $33 million in punitive damages (which likely will be reduced to $22 million under a state law capping damages at 2X compensatory damages), the college and its administrators are unapologetic and vowing to fight.

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Dartmouth Offers Course on Conservatism Tailored to a Liberal Audience

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 10:00am 6/14/2019 at 10:00am

Judging by the details offered here, it sounds like the course was a caricature of American conservatism.

Campus Reform reported:

Dartmouth offers ‘American Conservatism’ class…’tailored to a predominantly liberal audience’

Dartmouth College offered a course during its spring 2019 quarter on conservatism as examined through a liberal lens.

Titled “American Conservatism,” the course aimed to...

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