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Penn State to Host Speakers on ‘Trans and Intersex Wellness’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 31, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/31/2018 at 12:00pm

This is going to be sponsored by the school’s college of liberal arts. Has anyone asked why?

The College Fix reports:

Coming to Penn State this spring: ‘Critical Conversations on Trans and Intersex Wellness’

Penn State students are in for a treat this coming spring semester: The College of Liberal Arts’ Clinic and Elsewhere...

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Ohio Wesleyan U. Now Offering a Major in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 31, 2018 at 10:00am 12/31/2018 at 10:00am

Preparing young leftists for careers in progressive activism.

Campus Reform reports:

OWU offers ‘social justice’ major with mandatory ‘activism’ work

A university in Ohio is offering a “social justice major” to students, aiming to “cultivate…the knowledge and skills needed to analyze social injustices.”

Ohio Wesleyan University is offering the major to undergraduate students who are...

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Historically Black Women’s College Scrambles to Raise Funds to Stay Open

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 31, 2018 at 8:00am 12/31/2018 at 8:00am

When a school slides to this point, the writing is pretty much on the wall.

The Hill reports:

Social media campaign raises $1 million to keep historically black women’s college open

A historically black college for women in North Carolina has raised more than $1 million as part of its push to raise enough...

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The Ten Most Outrageous Higher Ed Stories From 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 8:00am 12/30/2018 at 8:00am
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2018 was another year full of crazy happenings on campus. So many in fact, that it was difficult to narrow the list down to just ten. Some of these stories are beyond parody.

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CUNY to Host ‘Queer Milton’ Event on Poet John Milton

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/29/2018 at 1:30pm

Remember the old days when students would just study the work of a writer like Milton?

The College Fix reports:

University will host ‘Queer Milton’ event

The City University of New York will host an event next semester focusing on queer interpretations of the works of the poet John Milton, the celebrated English writer...

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Marquette Law Prof Suspended for Alleged Inappropriate Relationship With Student

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:30am 12/29/2018 at 11:30am

This sort of thing just doesn’t fly in the #MeToo era.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports:

Marquette Law School professor suspended over student relationship

A Marquette University Law School professor who might otherwise weigh in as an expert on such issues has been suspended over allegations he had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Paul...

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Mizzou Official Says Tall Men Asking Out Short Women Might be Sexual Misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 9:30am 12/29/2018 at 9:30am

An official at the University of Missouri has taken the idea of consent to a whole new level of stupid.

Ashe Schowe reports at the Daily Wire:

Mizzou Official Claims Tall Men Asking Out Short Women Could Constitute Sexual Misconduct

Getting up the courage to ask someone out on a date can already be...

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Double Standards Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 8:00am 12/29/2018 at 8:00am
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You can now apparently protest your way into the Ivy League. Even if you’re a white male.

MSNBC isn’t a real news network.

Fellowships sure have changed.

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DOJ Says U. Iowa Violated Christian Group’s First Amendment Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/28/2018 at 12:00pm

The school found the groups traditional values of faith “unwelcoming” and deregistered them. Luckily, the Department of Justice saw things differently.

The Daily Caller reports:

DOJ Says University Of Iowa Violated First Amendment For Deregistering Christi...

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Pro-Marxism Prof Blames Capitalism for Rise in American Homelessness

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 10:00am 12/28/2018 at 10:00am

Is there any societal ill that the far left doesn’t blame on capitalism? Note that this is an economics professor.

Campus Reform reports:

Marxism-promoting prof blames capitalism for rise in US homelessness

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Another Women’s College Will Now Admit Men Who Identify as Women

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 8:00am 12/28/2018 at 8:00am

The school will not however, admit women who now identify as men. How’s that for irony?

The College Fix reports:

Another women’s college admits men who think they are women

Another women’s college recently made the decision to admit men who identify as women, continuing a growing trend of the single-sex schools admitting “transgender”...

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Satanic Student Group Launched at North Carolina State

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/27/2018 at 12:00pm

Notice how this is all couched in a supposedly objective approach to reality. Why bother with the Satan part, then?

The College Fix reports:

Students launch Satanic club at NC State

A new club has just completed its inaugural semester at North Carolina State University, welcoming students interested in Satanism.

The club calls itself “Satanic...

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CUNY Students Protest Andrew Cuomo for Vetoing College Funding Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 10:00am 12/27/2018 at 10:00am

Cuomo has already given New York a “free” college program, but as you know, it’s never enough.

The New York Post reports:

Students protest Cuomo vetoing bill for more public college funding

He’s Gov. Scrooge to a group of CUNY student activists.

About 20 state-university students gathered outside Gov. Cuomo’s Midtown office Monday to protest...

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Young America’s Foundation Launches Lawsuit Against U. Florida

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 8:00am 12/27/2018 at 8:00am

After a speech given by Dinesh D’Souza, YAF alleges that the school took steps to make it harder to bring conservative speakers to campus.

Townhall reports:

Censoring Conservatives: Young America’s Foundation Sues University of Florida

Young America’s Foundation has issued a lawsuit against the University of Florida for violating students’ constitutionally protected rights.

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Princeton Groups Claim People Other Than Women Can Menstruate

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/26/2018 at 12:00pm

Does Princeton no longer teach biology as a science? It sure sounds that way.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton student groups: Menstruation isn’t just a women’s issue

Two Princeton groups recently held an event celebrating menstruation where students were told that menstrual periods are not limited solely to...

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New Report Suggests Due Process in Jeopardy at Many of America’s Top Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 10:00am 12/26/2018 at 10:00am

This is one of the things Betsy DeVos is trying to change and it has made her a target of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

REPORT: Innocent until proven guilty not a sure thing at majority of top schools

A new study found that students’ due process rights are in jeopardy at more than...

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Washington State Legislators Criticize Gonzaga U. for Refusing to Let Ben Shapiro Speak

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 8:00am 12/26/2018 at 8:00am
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What are these administrators so afraid of? How does it hurt the school to let Shapiro speak?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Twenty Washington state legislators denounce Gonzaga’s refusal to let Ben Shapiro speak

Gonzaga University has drawn the ire of 20 Washington state legislators in the form of a jointly signed letter for the...

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