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Students and Faculty at UNC Rally Against Confederate Monument

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/11/2018 at 12:00pm

The school is trying to build a structure to house the ‘Silent Sam’ statue indoors but that’s not good enough. Opponents just want it gone.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

UNC Students, Faculty Rally Against Confederate Monument

Several dozen teaching assistants at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill started a grade strike Friday,...

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Harvard Study Confirms the Gender Wage Gap is Just a Myth

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 11:00am 12/11/2018 at 11:00am

Not that it matters to the left, but a study from Harvard University titled Why Do Women Earn Less Than Men? proves the gender wage gap is indeed a myth because of the obvious reasons: work choices between men and women.

Why do men make more than women? Their choice of jobs and...

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Comedian Nimesh Patel Responds to Being Pulled Off Stage at Columbia

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:00am 12/11/2018 at 10:00am
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You can read the full backstory about Patel’s performance here. He has responded by writing a column for the New York Times:

I Was Kicked Off Stage by College Students. Did I Deserve It?

I’ve experienced a lot of strange things while performing comedy: Rosario Dawson made fun of me while I was...

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Liberal Law Professor Backs Betsy DeVos’s Efforts to Restore Due Process on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 9:00am 12/11/2018 at 9:00am
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has become a target of the left for her efforts to reform former President Barack Obama era rules dealing with sexual assault on college campuses. She has been falsely accused of favoring the accused for simply advocating due process over kangaroo courts.

Liberal feminist law professor Lara...

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Women’s Studies Dept. at University in Illinois Wants to Abolish ICE and Police

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 8:00am 12/11/2018 at 8:00am

This is one reason why so many people don’t take women or gender studies seriously. All too often, they are merely political representatives for the far left.

Campus Reform reports:

Illinois women’s studies dept: Abolish ICE...

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Green Activists’ Petition to Divest Harvard from Fossil Fuels Signed by Less Than 1% of Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/10/2018 at 12:00pm

Different groups have been trying to get Harvard to do this for years. This is just the latest fail.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Green activists fail to get even 1 percent of Harvard students to sign anti-fossil fuels petition

Despite efforts by a small number of students and activists, Harvard’s multi-billion dollar endowment will...

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Students and Faculty at UMass Amherst Think More Needs to be Done About Campus Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:00am 12/10/2018 at 10:00am

Does anyone believe UMass Amherst is a hotbed of racism? This is ridiculous.

The College Fix reports:

UMass Amherst students, faculty rally for ‘...

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Virginia HS Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Transgender Student’s Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8:00am 12/10/2018 at 8:00am

Welcome to the brave new world. Embrace newspeak or suffer the consequences.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports:

Virginia high school teacher fired for refusing to use transgender student’s new pronouns

A Virginia high school teacher was fired Thursday for refusing to use a transgender student’s new pronouns, a case believed to be the first of...

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Student Govt. at Michigan State Wants Non-Citizens to Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/9/2018 at 1:30pm
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What other country has this problem? Where else are young people demanding rights like these for non-citizens?

Campus Reform reports:

Michigan State student gov: Let non-citizens vote

The Michigan State University student government passed two resolutions, 55-23 and 55-24, on Thursday, calling on state and local government...

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Irish Lecturer Stabbed to Death at University in Paris for Showing Drawing of Mohammed During Class

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/9/2018 at 12:00pm
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A 66 year-old Irish lecturer was stabbed to death in Paris this week, outside the Leonardo de Vinci private university by a Pakistani student who believed he had insulted Mohammed. The suspect was arrested at the scene.

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Student Govt. at Ohio State Wants Resident Advisors to Undergo LGBT Training

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 11:30am 12/9/2018 at 11:30am
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The left sure loves requiring people to undergo different forms of training.

The College Fix reports:

Student government demands that resident advisors be forced to undergo LGBT training

Ohio State University’s student government recently passed a resolution that demanded the university require its residential advisors to undergo LGBT-centric “Safe Zone” training “prior to interactions...

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Nazi Imagery in Production of ‘The Sound of Music’ at Performing Arts School Causes Furor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 9:30am 12/9/2018 at 9:30am

It’s not as if you can skip on that. It’s a central part of the story. You would think people knew this.

The New York Daily News reports:

Furor over Nazi symbols in ‘Sound of Music’ play at NYC’s elite ‘Fame’ performing arts high school

The hills are alive … with the sound of...

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Minnesota State Prof Claims the Virgin Mary Didn’t Give Consent

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/8/2018 at 1:30pm

This professor obviously wants everyone to get into the Christmas spirit, higher education style.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof: Virgin Mary didn’t give consent

A Minnesota professor suggested in a series of tweets that the Virgin Mary did not consent to the conception of Jesus Christ and suggested that God may have acted in a...

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College Student Runs for Public Office and Meets the Corrupt Chicago Machine

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/8/2018 at 12:00pm
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A student at DePaul University decided to run for political office this year. He set his sights on an alderman seat in Chicago which hasn’t been challenged since 1991.

He soon learned that the Chicago machine wasn’t going to give up its power easily, even if that meant resorting...

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UMass Boston Teach-In Week Features 26 Events Promoting Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:30am 12/8/2018 at 11:30am

Social justice is becoming a central concept in education at all levels. There will come a point where it’s just a basic requirement.

The College Fix reports:

Weeklong teach-in at UMass Boston features 26 events promoting social justice

Scholars with the University of Massachusetts Boston recently held a weeklong teach-in that featured some 26...

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Gender Studies Scholars Claim Their Field is Under Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9:30am 12/8/2018 at 9:30am

Now that Hungary has given gender studies the boot, others are starting to question the field’s legitimacy.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Global Attack on Gender Studies

The decision by the Hungarian government earlier this fall to withdraw accreditation from gender studies programs — a full-frontal governmental assault on an academic discipline — sent shock...

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Advanced Victimology Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8:00am 12/8/2018 at 8:00am
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Higher education is now obsessed oppressors and victims, especially as it relates to gender.

And if you’re not being oppressed racially, you can just make...

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