College Insurrection  (Page 10)

Western Connecticut State Investigating ‘Hate-Filled’ Fliers Found on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/3/2019 at 12:00pm

Are we to believe there are racists at this school, or is this just another campus hoax?

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Vassar Students Tied up During Armed Robbery on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 11:30am 11/3/2019 at 11:30am

Crimes happen on college campuses all the time, but you don’t hear about armed robbers tying up their victims every day.

The Poughkeepsie Journal reports:

Vassar students bound in armed robbery on campus: College

Vassar College says a group of its students were bound and their campus townhouse was burglarized on Halloween night.

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University Cutting Humanities Program While Employing Over a Dozen VPs in Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 9:30am 11/3/2019 at 9:30am

Bloated administrations are one of the factors driving the crazy cost of college tuition. This needs to change.

The College Fix reports:

University cuts humanities program even as it employs over a dozen people ‘with the title of VP or higher’

The University of Tulsa’s trustees recently proposed slashing the school’s humanities department by...

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U. Washington Revokes Club Status for College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 7:30pm 11/2/2019 at 7:30pm

The weirdest part of this story is that this was done with the help of the College Republican National Committee, which was angry at this group for holding an Affirmative Action bake sale.

Breitbart reports:

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U. Arizona Hosts ‘Kid-Friendly’ Workshop on Dressing in Drag

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11:30am 11/2/2019 at 11:30am

The left is really pushing drag culture on kids now. This is definitely a thing.

Campus Reform reports:

UArizona advertises ‘Drag as Therapy’ workshop as ‘kid-friendly’

The University of Arizona hosted a workshop Saturday to help “guide” individuals through the exploration of the “cathartic experience” of dressing in drag.

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University of Minnesota in Uproar Over Improper Usage of Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:30am 11/2/2019 at 9:30am

A new policy at the school addresses the past failings of people at the school to use the correct words. This reads like parody.

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota threatens faculty for ‘repeated misuse of pronouns’ in new policy

Gender pronouns have flummoxed the University of Minnesota for more than a year.

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Classical Mistakes Week in Higher Education

https://youtu.be/UQPkpygSTLA
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 8:00am 11/2/2019 at 8:00am
https://youtu.be/UQPkpygSTLA

The music school at the University of Rochester made a bad decision this week, but quickly changed their minds.

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Student Government at U. Pennsylvania to Get Mandatory Diversity Training

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 1, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/1/2019 at 1:00pm

Does anyone on the campus left realize how authoritarian ‘mandatory diversity training’ sounds?

The College Fix reports:

Penn student government is getting mandatory diversity training

The student government at the University of Pennsylvania is adopting manda...

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Former President of American University Warns of ‘Ideological Fascism’ on Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:00am 11/1/2019 at 11:00am

This warning is coming years too late but it’s still important. We need more people to speak out in this way.

FOX News reports:

Former university president warns of ‘ideological fascism’ on campuses: ‘We’ve created a monster’

College campuses in 2019 are implementing thought control and ideological fascism rather than championing free speech, former...

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Georgetown U. Creating Reparations Fund to Benefit Descendants of Slaves Sold by School

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 1, 2019 at 9:00am 11/1/2019 at 9:00am

Students at Georgetown voted in favor of this last spring. It’ll be fascinating to see how much gets paid out to the beneficiaries.

ABC News reports:

Georgetown University announces reparations fund to benefit descendants of slaves once sold by the school

Georgetown University announced on Tuesday it will create a fund that could generate...

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Ohio State University Now Offering Certificate in ‘Diversity’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/31/2019 at 12:00pm

When I created the attached image, the idea of ‘diversity studies’ was a joke. Now it’s becoming a real thing.

The College Fix reports:

Ohio State University to offer new ‘diversity’ certificate

Ohio State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin offering a 12-hour “interdisciplinary diversity, equity and inclusion” certificate which aims to...

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Binghamton University Students Hold ‘Die-in’ to Protest Fossil Fuels

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:00am 10/31/2019 at 10:00am

If we did away with fossil fuels tomorrow, most people would be living in awful Stone Age conditions, including these students.

Campus Reform reports:

Students hold ‘die-in’ to protest fossil fuels — ‘stuff that literally kills people’

Students at B...

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U. Michigan Settles Lawsuit Challenging Bias Response Teams, Agrees to Changes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 9:00am 10/31/2019 at 9:00am

A group called Speech First has been engaged in a legal battle with the University of Michigan for months. Speech First went after the school over their speech codes and use of a so-called bias response team.

Now it appears they have reached a settlement.

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Scientists at Harvard Achieve ‘Breakthrough’ in Production of Fake Meat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/30/2019 at 12:00pm

Does anyone else find the notion or ‘fake meat’ a little gross?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard scientists achieve ‘breakthrough’ in manufacturing fake meat

The Harvard Crimson reports that scientists at the Ivy League university have achieved a “breakthrough” in the production of lab-grown fake meat, reportedly creating a mock meat substance with a...

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In Reversal, University’s Music School Cancels China Tour Over Exclusion of South Korean Students

https://youtu.be/UQPkpygSTLA
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00am 10/30/2019 at 10:00am
https://youtu.be/UQPkpygSTLA

Eastman Philharmonia is one of the well known orchestras at the music school of the University of Rochester in New York. They came under intense fire this week for excluding South Korean student musicians from a tour in China at the behest of the Chinese government.

The school has now had a...

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Student Thinks There’s Too Much Free Speech on Campus After Encountering Pro-Life Group

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:00am 10/30/2019 at 8:00am

The student in this case actually filed a complaint and claimed he felt unsafe on campus.

The College Fix reports:

Student files complaint against pro-life group, saying there’s too much free speech

While walking on the Florida State University campus earlier this year, a student noticed a pro-life group holding signs “advocating for...

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Investigation Launched After Swastikas Found on Campus of Smith College

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/29/2019 at 12:00pm

So, are we to believe there are neo-Nazis at Smith College, or is this more likely a hoax?

Western Mass News reports:

Investigation underway after swastikas found in Smith College buildings

Swastikas were found drawn in buildings at Smith College.

Today, the students and faculty came together to stand with their Jewish community.

The students we...

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