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Hungary Bans Gender Studies Since It’s ‘an Ideology, Not a Science’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2:36pm 10/17/2018 at 2:36pm
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Hungary has banned gender studies from universities due to low enrollment, which causes waste of tax payer money, and because there are no more than two sexes. From Fox News:

Left-wing critics say it’s academically problematic, politically unheard of in a democratic society, and argue gender studies degrees do lead to jobs.

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U. Mississippi Prof Says Senators Don’t Deserve Your Civility

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/17/2018 at 12:00pm

Shouldn’t people expect better than this from college educators?

Campus Reform reports:

Ole Miss prof: Senators ‘don’t deserve your civility’

An assistant professor at the University of Mississippi (UM) tweeted that United States senators “don’t deserve your civility” and encouraged people to disrupt their meals and take their food.

“Don’t just interrupt a Senator’s meal,...

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Why is U. Texas at Austin Slowly Turning Into UC Berkeley?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10:00am 10/17/2018 at 10:00am

We recently told you about Mark Pulliam, the U. Texas at Austin alum who launched a campaign to monitor the left wing insanity at the school.

He writes about the situation at Misrule of Law:

California-izing the University of Texas at Austin

I have written previously about the radical plan of University of Texas...

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St. Lawrence U. Faculty and Alums Want to Rescind Susan Collins’ Honorary Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 8:00am 10/17/2018 at 8:00am

Before her Kavanaugh vote, the left was trying to buy Collins with promises of financial support, but now she has become a target.

FOX News reports:

Susan Collins’ honorary degree should be rescinded, nearly 1,500 St. Lawrence University faculty, alumni say

Nearly 1,500 St. Lawrence University alumni and faculty are calling on the school...

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Harvard University Asian-American Discrimination Case Begins in Federal Court

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/16/2018 at 12:00pm

Harvard is fighting this and claiming they never discriminated. It’ll be fascinating to see where this goes.

FOX News reports:

Harvard University’s high-stakes affirmative action case heads to federal court

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Prof Offers Students Extra Credit for Attending Democrat Campaign Event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 10:00am 10/16/2018 at 10:00am

This is what higher education in America has become. The propagation of progressive politics.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof offers extra credit for attending Democrat campaign event

A Georgia professor offered her students extra credit to attend a campaign event that a Democrat gubernatorial candidate hosted on campus with Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

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College Students Want Clarence Thomas’s Name Removed From Campus Building

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 8:00am 10/16/2018 at 8:00am

Remember two years ago when people on the left insisted this trend was only about the Confederacy? They lied.

The College Fix reports:

Students want Clarence Thomas’s name removed from building

It seems some students at the Savannah College of Art and Design wanted to make a post-Brett Kavanaugh confirmation “#MeToo” statement, and it...

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Students Protest When White Man is Appointed Dean of College Named for Gwen Ifill

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/15/2018 at 2:00pm

Simmons College named their new media college after Gwen Ifill, an African-American journalist who passed away two years ago. A white man has been appointed dean and that’s apparently a problem.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

Protests ensue after first dean of college named for Gwen Ifill is a...

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Speaker at St. Olaf College Bashes Trump as ‘Islamophobic’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/15/2018 at 12:00pm
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This school has become a hotbed of leftism. In recent years, there was a campus race hoax which was carried out to force mandatory race and gender classes.

Campus Reform reports:

St. Olaf speaker bashes Trump, ‘Islamophobia, Inc.’

A speaker at St. Olaf College in Minnesota ins...

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U. Minnesota College Republicans Banner Vandalized for Third Year

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10:00am 10/15/2018 at 10:00am

Why should progressives on campus show Republican students any respect when Democratic party leaders are endorsing this type of behavior?

The College Fix reports:

For third year in a row, U. Minnesota College Republicans’ mural is vandalized

For the third consecutive year, the University of Minnesota College Republicans’ mural on a local bridge has...

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Harvard President Issues Statement About Upcoming Asian Discrimination Case

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 1:30pm 10/14/2018 at 1:30pm

Harvard’s new president Lawrence S. Bacow has sent a letter addressing the case and of course, denying the charges.

From the Harvard website:

Dear Alumni and Friends,

As I am sure many of you are aware, the University is being challenged in a lawsuit that alleges discrimination in Harvard College’s admissions policy. The case...

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Student Activists Try to Shut Down Cal Polytechnic State’s Meat Processing Center

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 11:30am 10/14/2018 at 11:30am

Do you ever get the sense that some progressives just go through life looking for things to protest?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Animal rights protesters harass students and try to shut down university meat processing center

Animal rights activists, led by the local chapter of Direct Action Everywhere, have been holding frequent protests against...

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Some Yale Law Profs Hesitant to Write Recommendations for Kavanaugh Clerkships

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 9:30am 10/14/2018 at 9:30am

Can you imagine denying a student an amazing opportunity over your own petty politics? Amazing.

The College Fix reports:

Some Yale law profs unsure about letters of recommendation for Kavanaugh clerkships

In a scene similar to that of the University of Michigan professor who refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student...

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Student Questioned by Administrators for Holding Guns at Off-Campus Event

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:30pm 10/13/2018 at 2:30pm

The student was at an event at a sporting goods store and was photographed holding unloaded guns. What business does the school have asking about it?

The Washington Examiner reports:

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Stony Brook University to Host ‘Diversity Cupcakes’ Event

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/13/2018 at 12:00pm

You couldn’t make this up. No one would believe it.

Campus Reform reports:

Students use cupcakes, tie-dye in diversity talk

Stony Brook University in New York invites students to express their diversity through cupcake decorating and “tie-dye-versity” in October.

Students can attend an Oct. 15 “Diversity Cupcakes” event, designed to make them aware of “how...

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Rutgers Cancels Anti-Radicalism Speaker Lisa Daftari After False Accusations of “Islamophobia”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 10:00am 10/13/2018 at 10:00am
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Lisa Daftari is a FOX News guest, writer, and speaker who focuses on anti-radicalism. She is an Iranian-born Jew and an alumna of Rutgers University, where she was scheduled to give a talk on October 16th. Some students objected for entirely predictable reasons and the school caved.

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Texas Woman’s U. – A Public School – Has Designated Free Speech Areas

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 9:30am 10/13/2018 at 9:30am

All public schools which try to designate certain areas for free speech must be called out.

The College Fix reports:

Texas public university has five ‘designated free speech areas’ on campus

Texas Woman’s University, a public university located in Denton, Texas, denotes certain areas of its campus where students are permitted to exercise their...

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