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Campus Free Speech Bills Gain Steam in Several States

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 11:30am 2/12/2017 at 11:30am

It has come to the point where we actually need protections on free speech on college campuses. This is good news.

Campus Reform reports:

MAP: Campus free speech bills gaining steam nationwide

State legislators across the country are speaking out against the numerous attempts by college administrators to limit and attack students’ free-speech rights.

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Prof: If You Invite Milo to Campus You Should Pay ‘Steep and Lasting Price’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 9:30am 2/12/2017 at 9:30am
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It’s starting to look like liberals are afraid of losing their strangle hold on the campus narrative. They’ll even issue threats to keep it.

The College Fix reports:

Bucknell prof: If you invite Milo Y. to campus you should pay a ‘steep and lasting price’

An economics professor at Bucknell says the “racist and...

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Ben Shapiro Educates a Student on Transgenderism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:30am 2/12/2017 at 7:30am
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Ben Shapiro recently visited the campus of Ferris State University in Michigan and had a fascinating exchange with a student about transgenderism.

Shapiro’s position is that calling yourself another gender doesn’t make it true. He also posits that his main problem with this issue is proponents trying to force him to deny...

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Conservative Prof Calls for Rebuilding of American Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/11/2017 at 2:30pm
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As Andrew Breitbart famously said, all politics is downstream from culture. Professor Esolen of Providence College seems to get this.

The College Fix reports:

Conservative professor calls for creating a counter-culture

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Evergreen College Workshop Aims to Cure Your Toddler of Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00am 2/11/2017 at 11:00am

The saddest thing about this is that some people will actually participate.

Heat Street reports:

WA College Helps Parents ‘Cure’ Their Toddlers of R...

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Duke University Trains Students in Anti-Trump Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 9:00am 2/11/2017 at 9:00am

Couldn’t students learn how to protest Trump by merely watching the news? Why do they need Duke?

The Daily Caller reports:

Duke University Training Students For Anti-Trump Activism

Duke University is sponsoring a workshop for the purpose of training students to engage in activism against President Trump’s administration.

LGBTQA activist Mandy Carter will lead the...

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Aiding The Resistance Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8:30am 2/11/2017 at 8:30am
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It’s going to be an awfully long four to eight years for some people in higher education.

More fallout from Berkeley.

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Emory Students Walk Out of New President’s Inauguration Demanding Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/10/2017 at 4:30pm

You may remember Emory University as ground zero for “The Chalkening” as the featured image suggests. Students and even some faculty there just insulted the school’s new president, who is also the first female president.

WABE News reported:

Emory Students, Faculty Walkout During Sterk’s Inauguration

Claire Sterk was inaugurated as Emory University’s 20th –...

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Berkeley Student Paper Publishes Five Op-Eds Defending Violence at Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/10/2017 at 1:30pm
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It seems the folks at Berkeley don’t understand what the rest of America knows. What happened at the recent riot is completely unacceptable.

Mediaite reports:

UC Berkeley Student Paper Publishes Five Op-Eds Defending Violent Riots

The major student-run paper of UC Berkeley ran five op-eds Tuesday defending the riots on campus, and arguing that...

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Is it Time to Defund Universities That Don’t Defend Free Speech?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:30am 2/10/2017 at 10:30am

A new article at The Federalist by Peter W. Wood suggests we’ve reached a tipping point on this topic and it’s time to take some action.

Here’s an excerpt:

It’s Time To Talk About De...

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Cornell Student Assembly Votes Down Resolution for Ideological Diversity in Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:30am 2/10/2017 at 7:30am

Liberals love diversity, as long as it’s only skin deep. Ideological diversity is a whole different ball game.

Casey Breznick reports at the Cornell Review:

Cornell Student Assembly Says No to Faculty Diversity

The Student Assembly (SA) struck down a resolution that would have requested for the creation of a committee to “increase and...

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Over 30,000 Profs Sign Petition Calling Trump Order Un-American

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 2:00pm 2/9/2017 at 2:00pm
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Isn’t it amazing how many people in academia are concerned about American pride all of a sudden?

Campus Reform reports:

Petition calling Trump EO ‘un-American’ signed by 30K+ profs

More than 30,000 American professors and another 40,000 “academic supporters” have apparently signed a petition protesting President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

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University Suggests Microaggressions ‘May Impact Suicide Risk’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 11:00am 2/9/2017 at 11:00am

If a student is contemplating suicide, perhaps there are bigger factors at play than microaggressions.

The Daily Caller reports:

University: Microaggressions ‘May Impact Suicide Risk’

A California university suggested that microaggressions “may impact suicide risk for the LGBTQ+ community” and plans to host three workshops to educate the public about the issue.

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UC Berkeley Staffer Under Investigation for Alleged Participation in Riot

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7:30am 2/9/2017 at 7:30am
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The only thing surprising about this report is that there’s only one staffer implicated.

PJ Media reports:

UC Berkeley Staffer Under Investigation for Participating in Riot

At least one employee of the University of California, Berkeley is allegedly under investigation by the FBI for his part in the violent riot that prevented Breitbart editor...

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Harvard Endowment Raises $1.2 Billion in Donations, Loses $2 Billion in Investments

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/8/2017 at 1:30pm
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The donors giveth and the market taketh away. I wouldn’t be too worried about Harvard. They have more money than God.

Bloomberg reports:

Harvard’s $1.2 Billion Haul Erased by Investing Loss, Payout

Harvard University raised $1.2 billion from donations, a record for the world’s richest college. The haul was erased by $2 billion in...

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Student Government at Santa Clara U. Rejects Pro-Capitalism Campus Club

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10:30am 2/8/2017 at 10:30am

Do you think a campus group based on the teachings of socialism would face any scrutiny?

The College Fix reports:

Student government rejects pro-capitalism club: It’s ‘against humanity’ to allow it

Santa Clara University’s student government recently voted to deny a pro-capitalism campus club official recognition, citing the possibility that the group may invite...

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Socialist Group at U. Central Florida Trains Students to Fight ‘Alt-Right Nazis’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30am 2/8/2017 at 7:30am
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A group at the University of Central Florida called the “Knights for Socialism” claims it’s training students in self-defense but the optics tell a different story.

Campus Reform reported:

‘Leftist Fight Club’ trains UCF students to fight Republicans

The “Knights for Socialism” group at the University of Central Florida (UCF) held a workshop Sunday...

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