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UC Berkeley Changes Policy to Settle Lawsuit by Young Americans for Liberty

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Another student group claims victory in the battle for freedom and equality on campus.

The College Fix reports:

UC-Berkeley changes club policy to settle lawsuit by Young Americans for Liberty

The nascent Young Americans for Liberty club at the University of California-Berkeley said it was denied recognition last year because it was “...

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Socialist Students at U. Texas San Antonio Try to Cancel Jordan Peterson Event

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University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson has become a new favorite target of the left on American college campuses. Peterson defies the progressive narrative on gender, and other issues. For this, he is declared anti-LGBT.

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New Harvard President Rejects Claims of Discrimination Against Asian-Americans

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Harvard has been taking fire over this for months. It’s no surprise that the new president is trying to put out the fire.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Harvard’s new president rejects claims of discrimination against Asian-Americans

Harvard’s new president, Lawrence Bacow, says there is no evidence in the “hundreds of thousands” of court documents...

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Students Sue U. Notre Dame for Restricting Access to Abortion Inducing Contraceptives

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This should not be controversial. Notre Dame is a Catholic school and the church is quite clear on this issue.

The Washington Post reports:

Students sue University of Notre Dame for restricting access to some birth control

Natasha Reifenberg felt anger, frustration and confusion upon learning her access to contraceptives would be limited. The...

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U. Washington Students Upset by Prof’s Article on Why More Women Don’t Code

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 2, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/2/2018 at 12:00pm

If you can become distraught over something like this, are you really ready for college?

Campus Reform reports:

Students complain that prof’s op-ed made them feel bad

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Georgetown Removes Pro-abortion, Pro-LGBT Guide After Students Petition

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It’s easy to forget that Georgetown is a Catholic school until something like this happens.

The College Fix reports:

Oldest Catholic university removes pro-abortion, pro-LGBT guide in response to petition

Georgetown University is the oldest Catholic institution of higher education in America, but you wouldn’t have believed it after a recent glance at its...

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Speech Codes at Wesleyan U. Earn it Worst Rating from FIRE

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 2, 2018 at 8:00am 7/2/2018 at 8:00am

The speech codes are made to sound like they’re in the best interests of students but they stifle free speech.

From the FIRE blog:

Why Wesleyan’s speech policies earn a red light rating

As a student at Wesleyan University, I have to say that my initial read of our Student Handbook made it seem...

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Petition Launched to Stop College Board from Cutting Thousands of Years from AP History

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We mentioned the college board’s decision in an earlier post. This is the backlash.

Campus Reform reports:

Scholars blast decision to cut 8,000 years from AP World History

Students and scholars are up in arms over a decision to cut thousands of years from the Advanced Placement World History curriculum, w...

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University of Vermont to Host ‘White Privilege’ Retreat

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/1/2018 at 1:30pm

Why is academia so intent on dividing people by race?

The Washington Examiner reports:

University to host white privilege retreat where Caucasian students examine their lives

A public university in Vermont will host a weekend retreat for Caucasian students during the 2018-19 school year where participants will spend three days focusing on...

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University of Missouri Struggles With $50 Million Dollar Budget Shortfall

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 9:30am 7/1/2018 at 9:30am

How much longer can Mizzou hold on? They have been struggling for survival ever since the protests of 2015.

The College Fix reports:

Fallout: University of Missouri struggles with $50 million shortfall, reduced enrollment after racial protests

The University of Missouri recently announced major budget and staffing cuts, the latest move the university has...

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Assistant Editor at Princeton Student Paper Compares Trump Policies to Holocaust

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This is so irresponsible, lazy, and untrue. Not to mention insulting to victims and survivors of the Holocaust.

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton editor compares Trump policies to Holocaust

A pair of recent op-eds in the Princeton University student newspaper label the Trump administration “authoritarian” and “neo-fascist.”

Samuel Aftel, an assistant opinion editor for The Daily...

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Virginia Commonwealth U. Receives $1 Million Scholarship for Gender and Women’s Studies

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 11:30am 6/30/2018 at 11:30am

The scholarship was a gift from a former student.

The College Fix reports:

VCU receives $1 million scholarship for gender, sexuality and women’s studies

Virginia Commonwealth University recently received a gift of one million dollars to fund a scholarship for students majoring or minoring in “gender, sexuality and women’s studies.”

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Muslim Students at UVA Say ‘No One is Illegal and No One is a Terrorist’

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Saying ‘no one is illegal’ is stupid. People aren’t illegal and no one is saying that, but people do things that are illegal, like crossing borders without authorization. And yes, some people are terrorists.

The Daily Caller reports:

UVA Muslim Students: ‘No One is Illegal, No One is a Terrorist’

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Mandatory Diversity Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 8:00am 6/30/2018 at 8:00am

Progressive policies in academia are so popular that they have to be made mandatory.

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George Washington U. Students Will be Forced to Attend Diversity Workshops

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/29/2018 at 12:00pm

College aged students today are bombarded with pro-diversity messaging from the time they enter grade school. Why do college students need programs like these?

The College Fix reports:

George Washington University forces new students to attend diversity skits, workshops

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Princeton University Student Health Plan to Cover ‘Trans Care’ Costs

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Hormone therapy and ‘gender affirmation surgery’ are part of the deal. Why is the school even getting into this?

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton subsidizes ‘trans care’ through health plan

Princeton University is offering medical coverage for “trans care” expenses to students enrolled in its healthcare plan.

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Texas State U. Anarchist Group: All Cops Deserve to Die

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At some point, you have to wonder if the school’s administration is aware of this presence on their campus.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Campus anarchist group: All cops ‘deserve to die’

In a stunning series of tweets, a Texas State University anarchist group declared that all cops “deserve to die,” and that “one of...

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