College Insurrection  (Page 10)

Gun Rights Activists Praise Court for Ruling in Favor of Campus Carry

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 9:30am 9/2/2018 at 9:30am

A small group of professors has been fighting campus carry in Texas and they keep losing.

The College Fix reports:

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Georgetown University Adding New Trans and LGBT Friendly Housing Option

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 12:30pm 9/1/2018 at 12:30pm

Why does Georgetown even bother identifying as a Catholic school anymore? It embraces progressive ‘wokeness’ on almost every level.

The Washington Examiner makes a case for the decision:

Georgetown’s new LGBTQ living space is good for the Catholic Church

Georgetown University recently announced they will be adding a new transgender-friendly housing option for students...

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Department of Justice Supports Lawsuit Claiming Harvard Discriminates Against Asian Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 10:30am 9/1/2018 at 10:30am

It will be fascinating to see what happens in this case once the dust has settled. It could have massive ramifications for Affirmative Action.

Campus Reform reports:

DOJ not buying Harvard’s defense in affirmative action case

The Department of Justice has officially weighed in against Harvard University in a lawsuit accusing the school of...

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Prof Bashes FOX News During Campus Orientation, Says America Not That Great

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 9:30am 9/1/2018 at 9:30am

It looks like this professor was just trying to set the tone for what these students would hear over the next four years.

The College Fix reports:

At campus orientation, speaker bashes Fox News, rugged individualism, says America not that great

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Mandatory Diversity Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 8:00am 9/1/2018 at 8:00am

Diversity is the new unofficial religion in higher education. Heretics beware.

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Academics Petition to Have Public Service Award Taken Away from Condoleezza Rice

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/31/2018 at 2:00pm
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If Rice was a Democrat, this would be labeled as racism, but she’s a Republican who worked in the Bush administration so it’s OK.

The College Fix reports:

Academics demand public service award be taken away from Condi Rice

Numerous political scientists have signed on...

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WaPo Reporter Demonstrates Bias in Tweet About Betsy DeVos and Due Process on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2018 at 10:00am 8/31/2018 at 10:00am
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a frequent target of the left. She has made due process on campus a priority, which is refreshing after eight years of the Obama administration.

Twitchy highlighted this tweet by Aaron Blake of...

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Ripon College Bans 9/11 Memorial on Campus for Fear of Offending Muslims

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2018 at 8:00am 8/31/2018 at 8:00am
http://nation.foxnews.com/2014/09/11/stunning-flashback-shows-911-fox-news-real-time

It seems like every year, remembering 9/11 is an issue on at least one college campus in America.

It shouldn’t be.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Campus bans Sept. 11 memorial for ‘bias’ against Muslims

Administrators at Ripon College in Wisconsin have ruled that a Sept. 11 memorial cannot take place on campus because it may...

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Task Force Recommends Compulsory Social Justice Training at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/30/2018 at 12:00pm

The left’s ideas are so great that they have to be mandatory.

Campus Reform reports:

Task force suggests ‘compulsory social justice training’

A “Social Justice Task Force” is recommending that SUNY Plattsburgh make wide-ranging and potentially costly efforts to promote “diversity and inclusion” on campus.

In March, the State University of New York at Plattsburgh...

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Brown University Removes Scholarly Article Deemed Harmful to Transgender Narrative

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:00am 8/30/2018 at 10:00am

A scientific study at Brown found that some teens suddenly question their gender as a result of peer imitation. There’s more to it than that, but the point is that the left went bonkers because the trans narrative was threatened.

Ben Shapiro writes at the Daily Wire:

A Brown University Researcher Released A...

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College Allegedly Rejected Applicant Because He Follows Alex Jones on Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:00am 8/30/2018 at 7:00am
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Do you think this would ever happen to anyone who follows CNN’s Van Jones, Rosie O’Donnell or anyone on the left who is a 9/11 truther?

The College Fix reports:

College rejects applicant for following Alex Jones on Twitter, lawyer says

If you want to know why Bradley Shear is pushing Congress and the...

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University’s $999 Online Textbook Sparks Outrage

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/29/2018 at 12:00pm

The worst part is that you can’t exactly ‘resell’ an online textbook.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Outrage Over University’s $999 Online Textbook

When Maddy Meaux, a sophomore...

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UC Berkeley to Offer Course on ‘Deconstructing Whiteness’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 10:00am 8/29/2018 at 10:00am

No one is willing to admit the obvious about courses like this one. It’s racism. Academic sanctioned racism.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley students teach peers about ‘whiteness,’ ‘decolonizing’

This fall, University of California, Berkeley students can learn about “white comfort/coddling,” “decolonizing Palestine,” and making research less “isolating” for “marginalized” students.

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U. Kansas Prof Cancels Office Hours Due to Campus Carry Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 8:00am 8/29/2018 at 8:00am

The professor claims he no longer feels safe and now does consultations via email and Skype.

The College Fix reports:

My professor canceled office hours because KU allows concealed carry, says he ‘no longer feels safe’

My jaw dropped recently as I read the nine-page syllabus...

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University of Illinois to Provide Free Tuition for Some In-State Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/28/2018 at 12:00pm

The government didn’t force this to happen. If a school wants to do this on their own, more power to them.

NBC News in Chicago reports:

University of Illinois Announces Free Tuition for Some In-State Students

University of Illinois announced Monday a new program that offers free tuition for qualifying in-state students.

Beginning with the...

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Student Workers at Swarthmore Planning to Unionize Over ‘Labor Exploitation’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 10:00am 8/28/2018 at 10:00am

The tipping point for this is the discontinuation of a policy that paid students to host prospective students.

Campus Reform reports:

Student workers attempt to unionize, claim ‘labor exploitation’

A group of college students announced on August 17 that they will attempt to form a union of “undergraduate workers” in order to push back...

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UNC Still Having Issues Despite North Carolina’s Campus-Free Speech Act

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 8:00am 8/28/2018 at 8:00am

It’s amazing that something as seemingly simple as free speech continues to be an issue on college campuses.

National Review reports:

Despite North Carolina’s Campus-Free Speech Act, UNC Continues to have Problems

North Carolina was...

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