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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 4 – As protests grew, Mrs. Gibson was “very nervous and afraid”

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Today was Day 4 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.

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Can Students Sue the Protesters Who Shut Down an Admin Building at Johns Hopkins?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/15/2019 at 12:00pm
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One law professor is suggesting that if the school won’t take action against the arrested protesters, the student community should do it.

The College Fix reports:

Protesters shut down Johns Hopkins building for a week. Here’s how students can sue them.

Johns Hopkins University students protested its plan to form its own police force...

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Florida Leads Nation in Higher Ed Rankings for Third Year in a Row

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:00am 5/15/2019 at 10:00am

Nothing against Florida, but I never would have guessed this.

Florida Daily reports:

Florida Leads the Nation in Higher Ed Rankings for Third Year in a Row

For the third year in a row, Florida ranks as the top state in the nation for higher education, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

Florida...

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Alan Dershowitz Slams ‘McCarthyism’ Behind Removal of Harvard Law Prof Ron Sullivan as Residential Dean

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 9:00am 5/15/2019 at 9:00am
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The removal of Harvard Law School professor Ron Sullivan as dean of Winthrop House for joining the defense team of Harvey Weinstein has sent shock waves through the legal academic community.

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Communist Group Launches Advertising and Recruiting Campaign at UCLA

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 8:00am 5/15/2019 at 8:00am

Will anyone protest this move? It certainly deserves criticism.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Revolutionary Communists’ descend on UCLA; advocate ‘overthrow of the system’

Members of the Revolutionary Communist Party of America launched an advertising campaign at the University of California-Los Angeles in early May by chalking and distributing signage in an apparent effort to...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 3 – To “unleash the students” or not, that was the question

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Today was Day 3 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.

Oberlin College Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo completed her testimony, which...

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Harvard Hosts Special Graduation Event for People in the Country Illegally

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/14/2019 at 12:00pm
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Have you noticed that the Harvard community embraces people in the country illegally more warmly than Trump supporting Americans?

The College Fix reports:

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Portland State President Resigns Amid Accusations of Excessive Spending

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:00am 5/14/2019 at 10:00am

As you can read below, even his housing allowance was ridiculously high.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Portland State President, Under Fire, Resigns

After less than two years in office, and months of criticism of his performance, Portland State University president Rahmat Shoureshi on Friday announced that he would step down Dec. 14. He will...

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Joe Biden Reportedly Once Joked About Participating in College ‘Panty Raids’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 8:00am 5/14/2019 at 8:00am
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This is easy to believe, for some reason. Will he be asked about it by anyone in the media? Unlikely.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Biden reminisced about stealing lingerie in college

Joe Biden once joked about his preoccupation with college “panty raids,” a 1950s fad in which male students would burst into female accommodations...

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Oberlin College Social Justice Warfare on Gibson’s Bakery “the worst of identity politics”

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There has been near complete silence by national media regarding Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College, which we have covered since the initial protests through the current ongoing trial.

The case is proceeding under the national media radar no more, as Tucker Carlson covered the case tonight. I was a guest on the...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 2 – “I don’t know” may come back to haunt the defense

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Today was Day 2 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. Last week I covered the final trial motionsjury selectionopening statements, and the first day of witness testimony.

You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Fraternities and Sororities No Longer Allowed at Swarthmore College

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/13/2019 at 2:00pm

Some students at this school recently launched a hunger strike demanding this. Looks like they’re getting their way.

CBS News reports:

Swarthmore College will no longer allow fraternities and sororities

Fraternities and sororities will no longer be allowed at Swarthmore College following outrage over years-old documents allegedly written by one fraternity that contain derogatory...

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Report Finds Link Between Endowed Coaching Positions and Admissions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/13/2019 at 12:00pm

This looks a little fishy. Basically, there is a pattern of people donating money to endow coach positions and then the children of donors being admitted.

Scott Jaschik reports at Inside Higher Ed:

Donors Endowed Coaching Positions; Children Subsequently Admitted

The scrutiny of admissions, athletics and fund-raising continues to raise tough questions for leading...

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Northwestern University Investigating Racist Email Sent to Professor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:00am 5/13/2019 at 10:00am

The text of the email is sickening. Who does this?

The College Fix reports:

Northwestern U. investigates racist email sent to professor

The campus police at Northwestern University are investigating a racist “hate” email that was sent to a black African American Studies professor on May 2.

Barnor Hesse, who teaches the course “Unsettling Whiteness,”...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College — 1st week wrap-up — Silence may not be golden for the defense

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 7:30pm 5/12/2019 at 7:30pm
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Last week I covered the final trial motions, jury selection, opening statements, and first day of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College.

I will continue to observe the trial this week from inside the courtroom, and will report daily each evening.

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Mike Pence Tells Liberty University Students to Be Prepared to Defend Their Christian Faith

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/12/2019 at 1:30pm
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Pence knows what he’s talking about on this topic. He is right to issue this warning as well.

The Hill reports:

Mike Pence tells Liberty University graduates to prepare to be ‘shunned,’ ‘ridiculed’ for being a Christian

Vice President Pence warned the 2019 graduating class at Liberty University in his commencement address that they...

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Colorado State Students Hold Campus ‘Undie Run’ Despite Admin’s Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 11:30am 5/12/2019 at 11:30am

Last week, the administration asked students not to do this, but their request fell on deaf ears.

The Coloradoan reports:

Annual Undie Run continues despite Colorado State University warnings

All was quiet on the Colorado State University campus until just before 7 p.m. Friday — before a crowd donning just their undies and running shoes...

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