College Insurrection  (Page 119)

Singer Ray LaMontagne Cancels Show at UT-Austin Over Campus Carry

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Do you think the security detail that protects Ray LaMontagne are armed? Furthermore, why punish the students? They didn’t pass the law.

Chron.com reported:

Musician Ray LaMontagne cancels show at University of Texas...

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Some Colleges Now Using Coloring Books to Help Stressed Students

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So it’s come to this. Students in college can now sit in safe spaces and color in their coloring books. Why do we even have institutions of higher learning? Just send everyone back to Kindergarten.

The College Fix reports:

Colleges turn to coloring books to de-stress students

In the age of safe spaces and...

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VIDEO: Georgetown U. Students Think the Constitution is Outdated

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Campus Reform recently visited Georgetown University and asked students what they thought of the United States Constitution. You can probably guess how things went.

From the report:

When asked about the modern relevance of the Constitution, most students made their opinion clear: the Constitution isn’t something to take...

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U. Alabama Student Paper: Disinvite Milo Yiannopoulos From Campus

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The editor of the opinion page at the University of Alabama’s student paper “The Crimson White” doesn’t think Milo Yiannopoulos should be allowed to speak on campus.

From his op-ed:

The University should disinvite Milo Yiannopoulos

Free speech is essential to the operation of a university; I have personally written and advocated for the...

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Cornell Republicans Reinstated by NY GOP Federation

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The Cornell Republicans were stripped of their credentials for endorsing Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson. Then they threatened legal action. Now it’s over.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Cornell Republicans Reinstated in New York Federation After Threatening Litigation

The Cornell Republicans were reinstated in...

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Police Called to Auburn University Over Clown Sightings

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The fear of clowns is called Coulrophobia and it’s quite common. What happened this week at Auburn University might seem like another classic case of campus hysteria, but there is apparently some real cause for concern.

WKRG News reported recently that creepy clowns on social media issued threats and

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Oberlin Student Senate condemns Alumni group for complaining too much about campus anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:41pm 9/20/2016 at 6:41pm

We have followed the problems at Oberlin College for years. Rather than revisiting everything, please scroll through our Oberlin Tag.

The most recent incident involved Professor Joy Karega, who posted blatantly anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on Facebook, including linking the Rothschild family to a global conspiracy.

Karega also accused Israel of attacking Charlie Hebdo...

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Anti-Israel activism course reinstated at UC Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:00pm 9/20/2016 at 6:00pm

Yesterday the University of California at Berkeley rescinded its suspension of a course, Ethnic Studies 198: Palestine: A Colonial Settler Analysis—a vehemently anti-Israel, one-credit, once-a-week, student-led course.

The entire purpose of the course appears to be political advocacy and organizing, in violation of university policy for an academic class.

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CNN’s Sally Kohn Happy That Conservatives Are Silenced on Campus

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CNN’s Sally Kohn is often known for writing the hottest of hot takes on Twitter. At a recent event at the University of Missouri, she approved of the stifling of free speech.

The Daily Caller reports:

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George Washington U. Gives College Dems 6 Times More in Funding Than College GOP

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The left constantly claims they’re all about fairness and equality. Funny how those concepts don’t apply here.

Red Alert Politics reports:

College gives 6x more funding to Democrats than Republicans

The Student Association at George Washington University has awarded significantly more funding to the university’s branch...

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U. Manitoba: Don’t Mention Safe Space at Event or People Will Think it’s Unsafe

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At the University of Manitoba, the first rule of the safe space is not to mention that they have a safe space.

CBC News reports:

Organizer asked to be discreet about safe space at university frosh festival

Volunteers who organized the first designated safe space at a University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) event...

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Parents Complain They Got ‘Contact High’ During Swarthmore College Tour

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If you’re a parent who doesn’t want your child to smoke Marijuana in college, this a pretty good red flag.

CBS News in Pittsburgh reports:

Parents Complain Of ‘Contact High’ During Pa. College Tour

Student tour guides at a college outside Philadelphia say they have been told not to bring prospective students or their...

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Brown University Reinstates ROTC For First Time Since Vietnam War

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Can you even imagine the campus protests this is going to spark? Just invoking the term “Vietnam War” will probably trigger certain faculty members.

FOX News reports:

Brown reinstates ties to ROTC that it cut during Vietnam War

Brown University is offering students a way to train to become officers in the Navy, Marine...

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Indiana U. Students Told to Take Cold Showers for the Planet

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Indiana University has a new ‘sustainability’ department. Isn’t that helpful?

The College Fix reports:

Take cold showers for the planet, new ‘sustainability’ department urges Indiana U. students

“Living sustainably is one of the easiest things you can do. Turn off your lights, unplug your electric devices, take shorter, cold showers.”

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Harvard Dining Services Workers May Go on Strike

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Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) workers have had numerous strikes over the years and they always enjoy the backing of the student body. Here we go again.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HUDS Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

Harvard’s dining service employees voted 97 percent in favor of authorizing a strike should the University not...

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Illegal Immigrants in NC Demand Free College Tuition

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It takes a special kind of audacity to demand something from a country you’re in illegally.

WFMY News reported:

Undocumented Students Rally For ‘Say Yes’ Scholarship Inclusion

Undocumented Guilford County high school students want the ‘Say Yes To Education’...

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Power And Control Week in Higher Education

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There was a stunning new development this week in a story about Yale from last year.

This should help.

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