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UCLA Student Paper Finds School’s Diversity Statement ‘Troublingly Bad’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/22/2019 at 12:00pm

Diversity is higher education’s unofficial new religion and those who don’t demonstrate enough faith will be punished.

The College Fix reports:

Student editorial: Faculty diversity statement is ‘troublingly bad’

The editors of a student newspaper have slammed one of their university’s attempts to address diversity on campus, calling it “troublingly bad” and insufficient to...

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Kansas Dem Supports Allowing College Admins to Use State Funds to Push Gun Control

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10:00am 1/22/2019 at 10:00am

For Democrats, anything that advances their agenda should be on the table. In academia, they know they won’t get any push back.

Campus Reform reports:

Kansas Dem supports college admins using state funds to lobby gun control

A Democrat lawmaker in Kansas has filed a bill that would allow for the use of “state...

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Tufts University to Review Relationship With Opioid Company After Legal Troubles

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 8:00am 1/22/2019 at 8:00am

Purdue Pharma funded a degree program at Tufts but is now in the hot seat over accusations that the owners knew their product was causing overdoses.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

‘Deeply Troubling’ Allegations

Tufts University will review its connection to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma in the wake of court documents filed last week detailing...

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Student Loan Debt Contributing to Declining Home Ownership

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/21/2019 at 3:00pm

This is one of the reasons why so many young people are attracted to ideas like free college and socialism.

FOX Business reports:

Mounting student loan debt s...

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$80 Million in Misspending at U. Central Florida Results in Firing and Resignations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/21/2019 at 1:00pm

The school was spending a fortune on construction with money that wasn’t intended for that.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports:

Florida university misspent $80M, president emeritus resigns, 4 top...

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Prof Claims White People Use Their ‘Cop Voice’ to Establish Authority Over Others

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 11:00am 1/21/2019 at 11:00am

This sounds like the sort of thing a crazy person says, not a college English professor.

The College Fix reports:

Prof: White people use ‘cop voice’ to establish ‘racial authority’ over others

In the latest on the white supremacy front, a professor at New York State’s Binghamton University says that a “sonic color line”...

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Free Speech Advocacy Group Launches Lawsuit Against University of Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/20/2019 at 1:30pm

The argument here is that the school spends more time policing speech than protecting it. Sounds like the majority of American schools, sadly.

National Review reports:

Lawsuit Aims to End the Chill...

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UC Berkeley Hosting Prof to Discuss How Search Engines Promote Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 11:30am 1/20/2019 at 11:30am

For the left, everything promotes racism. We’ve been hearing this non-stop for over a decade.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley hosts prof to discuss how search engines are racist

The University of California-Berkeley plans to host a lecture that targets oppression and alleged discrimination on Internet search engines, and how algorithms reinforce racist activity online.

Berkeley’s...

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David Hogg Appearance at Penn State Prompts Pro-Second Amendment Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 9:30am 1/20/2019 at 9:30am

Students who support the Second Amendment should get more organized on college campuses. Imagine if we saw this happening more often.

The College Fix reports:

Pro-Second Amendment march at...

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Silent Sam Statue Completely Removed from UNC Campus Over Safety Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/19/2019 at 1:30pm

Left wing students have been causing campus unrest over the statue for months, but it’s the statue itself that is making people unsafe. Can you follow that logic?

The Washington Examiner

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Students at Yale Can Now Choose from Three Gender Options

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:30am 1/19/2019 at 11:30am

This is further evidence that gender studies departments are leading the agenda in higher ed.

Campus Reform reports:

Yale students can now select from THREE gender options

Students at Yale University can now change their registered gender status to “non-binary” through the school’s Student Information System.

Yale University announced through an email that students can...

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Georgetown University Hosts ‘Christian Abortionist’ for Event

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 9:30am 1/19/2019 at 9:30am

Why is Georgetown even allowed to call themselves a Catholic school?

The College Fix reports:

Catholic Georgetown University hosts Christian abortionist

On Wednesday evening, Jan. 16, Georgetown...

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I Have a Nightmare Week in Higher Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vDWWy4CMhE
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 8:00am 1/19/2019 at 8:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vDWWy4CMhE

The progressive community in academia is honoring Martin Luther King Jr. in rather unusual ways.

One voice of dissent.

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Elizabeth Warren Tells CEO ‘Wells Fargo Doesn’t Belong at Colleges’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5fhDShPCvA
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/18/2019 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5fhDShPCvA

Isn’t it nice of Elizabeth Warren to make decisions like these for everyone else?

The Washington Examiner reports:

‘Wells Fargo doesn’t belong at colleges,’ Elizabeth Warren tells CEO

The “exorbitant” fees Wells Fargo charged students who opened credit cards and other accounts under lucrative marketing agreements with U.S. colleges show the embattled lender doesn’t...

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A Legal Battle is Unfolding Over Pronouns at a University in Ohio

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 10:00am 1/18/2019 at 10:00am

Is this what you expected the 21st century to be like? Legal battles in academia over pronoun usage?

Campus Reform reports:

Ohio univ: Gender pronoun usage is not free speech

A public university in Ohio is requesting that a federal judge dismiss a lawsuit filed by a professor who was disciplined for calling a...

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Medievalists Adopt New Policy to Protect Scholars From Bullying and Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 8:00am 1/18/2019 at 8:00am

In recent years, Medieval studies has come under fire for being too white. Now the problem is microaggressions.

The College Fix reports:

Medievalists’ new behavior policy protects ‘vulnerable’ scholars from microaggressions, jokes, body language

The Medieval Academy of America has just installed a modern-day code of chivalry for the protection of its most...

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Ohio State University Unveiling New Campus Pizza ATM Machine

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Where was this innovation when I was in school? Don’t you want to try it?

FOX 25 News reports:

Pizza ATM makes its debut on national college campus

It sounds too good to be true, but thanks to technology it is.

A high-tech pizza ATM, otherwise known as every college kid’s dream, is ready to...

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