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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Defense motion for directed verdict DENIED, case going to the jury

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:20pm 5/24/2019 at 3:20pm

Today was argument on the defense motion for a directed verdict in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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House Passed Bill to Allow 529 Savings to Cover Training, Apprenticeships

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/24/2019 at 3:00pm
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The House of Representatives passed the 529 OPTIONS Act on Thursday, 417-3.

The media has concentrated on parts of the bill that helps people with retirement plans, but I believe the portion that allows people to use 529 savings on training and apprenticeships deserves more attention.

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U. Pennsylvania Study Finds America is Less Racist Under Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/24/2019 at 12:00pm
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This defies the Democrat media narrative and will likely be ignored as a result.

The College Fix reports:

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Three Female Students Suing Yale Over Alleged Sexual Discrimination

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10:00am 5/24/2019 at 10:00am

The lawsuit takes direct aim at off-campus fraternities and alleges that these organizations make the school a dangerous place.

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Keystone College Cutting Majors and Laying off Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 8:00am 5/24/2019 at 8:00am

Another small private college making cuts, for the purpose of sustainability.

WNEP News reports:

Keystone College to Eliminate Two Majors, Layoff Employees

Keystone College has announced plans to layoff professors and eliminate programs as part of a campus-wide realignment.

The college near Factoryville is done for the semester but administrators rolled out plans that will...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 9 – “the business never came back”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:30pm 5/23/2019 at 8:30pm
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Today was Day 9 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

Today the plaintiffs rested their defamation case against Oberlin College and...

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Survey: 41 Percent of College Students Don’t Believe ‘Hate Speech’ Should be Protected

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/23/2019 at 12:00pm

The First Amendment exists to protect speech we don’t like. Also, who decides what qualifies as hate speech?

Campus Reform reports:

Disturbing number of students say hate speech is not free speech, report says

A new report has revealed that support of the First Amendment among college students seems to be decreasing, as nearly...

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More Colleges Experiencing a Decrease in Enrollment

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10:00am 5/23/2019 at 10:00am

The announced closing of several small colleges already this year should serve as a warning. Things have to change.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Enrollment Shortfalls Spread to More Colleges

A broad swath of private colleges across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions are expected to miss their enrollment goals for the fall semester....

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Struggling Hampshire College Launches Search for New President

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:00am 5/23/2019 at 8:00am
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The last president resigned abruptly in April. The person who takes on this role will have their work cut out for them.

Mass Live reports:

Hampshire College begins search for president

Financially struggling Hampshire College is seeking a new president, who would be...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Did Trump win spark campus ‘dissociative fugue’ against the bakery?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7:10pm 5/22/2019 at 7:10pm
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Yesterday concluded Day 8 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “

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More Than 75 Universities Now Hold Black-Only Graduation Ceremonies

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/22/2019 at 12:00pm

Higher education is embracing segregation. How is this not perceived as backwards?

The College Fix reports:

More than 75 universities now host blacks-only graduation ceremonies

This month and next dozens of universities across the nation, from private top-tier schools to public state institutions, will host segregated graduation ceremonies and celebrations for their black graduates.

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Ted Cruz Investigating Alleged Faith Based Discrimination at Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:00am 5/22/2019 at 10:00am
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Ted Cruz is an excellent person to have as an ally in a case like this.

Campus Reform reports:

Cruz closes in on Yale, demands key docs on alleged faith discrimination

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is investigating Yale Law school claiming that the institution has unconstitutionally discriminated against students espousing “traditional Christian views.”

On Monday,...

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Requests for Emotional Support Animals Skyrocket at American Colleges and Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 8:00am 5/22/2019 at 8:00am

People have exploited and abused the concept of emotional support animals because they just want their pets with them at all times.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Dog Days in Dorms

Most students know the list of items they can’t bring into a university dormitory. They can’t haul in their own beds. They can’t set...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 8 — “my dad was going to pass away labeled as a racist”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:45pm 5/21/2019 at 8:45pm

Today was Day 8 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

In an emotional day of testimony, Gibson’s Bakery & Market owner...

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URI Co-Sponsors Conference on ‘Social Justice in Higher Education’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/21/2019 at 12:00pm

The conference agenda reads like a parody of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Public univ. sponsors social justice conference to address ‘white accountability,’ ‘microaggressions’

The University of Rhode Island sponsored a “Social Justice in Higher Education” conference, with speakers discussing topics such as “White Accountability,” “Addressing Microaggressions,” and more.

The conference was put on Wednesday...

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New Study Claims Democrats Over-Reported Stress After the 2016 Election

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 10:00am 5/21/2019 at 10:00am
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If you remember the insanity that unfolded on American college campuses, you might dispute the findings of this study.

The College Fix reports:

Study claims Democrats ‘over-reported’ mental stress following 2016 election

Remember studies like this one which showed some 25 percent of those surveyed reported “clinically significant” stress levels due to Donald...

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Op-Ed Calls Elizabeth Warren’s Free College Plan a Form of Vote Shopping

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:00am 5/21/2019 at 8:00am
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It’s difficult to disagree with this point.

Vicki Alger writes at the Sun Sentinel:

Democratic presidential candidate Warren shopping for votes with college free-for-all plan

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, or free college. But that reality hasn’t stopped Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts from touting her trillion-dollar-plus plan.

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