College Insurrection  (Page 137)

Pro-Choice Group at Georgetown Rejects Invitation to Work With Pro-Life Group

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/25/2017 at 1:30pm

Georgetown is technically a Catholic school. Why do they even have a pro-choice group?

Campus Reform reports:

Pro-choice group says pro-lifers ‘provoke pain and stigma’

A pro-choice group at Georgetown University rejected a pro-life group’s invitation to co-host an event, saying Right to Life’s values “disrespect the lives and humanity of our members.”

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Mizzou Reportedly Hired PR Firm to Handle Damage Control

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:30am 9/25/2017 at 10:30am

Whatever the PR firm did, it wasn’t very effective. Enrollment is way down.

The College Fix reported:

Report: University of Missouri quietly hired PR firm to quell its ‘perception crisis’

Despite slashing its public relations and Washington DC lobbying offices, as well as its social media team in the midst of financial crisis following...

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New York Times Article About Strife at UC Berkeley Leaves Out Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:30am 9/25/2017 at 7:30am
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That seems like a major thing to leave out of the story.

The Daily Caller reports:

NYT Writes Nearly 1,500 Words On Berkeley With ZERO Mention Of Antifa

The New York Times published a nearly 1,500-word feature on University of California, Berkeley and the surrounding Free Speech Week planned by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos,...

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Institute at Columbia University Sues Trump for Blocking Critics on Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 11:30am 9/24/2017 at 11:30am
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This is so dumb. We have to stop taking these people seriously, just point and laugh at them.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia institute sues Trump for blocking critics on Twitter

The Columbia University Knight Institute, a First Amendment advocacy organization, has sued...

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Emails Reveal Situation at Evergreen State was Crazier Than Anyone Knew

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9:30am 9/24/2017 at 9:30am
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Jillian Kay Melchior of the Wall Street Journal obtained emails from Evergreen State College during the campus protests of last spring which provide a window into the insanity there.

Inside the Madness at Evergreen State

Last week the university announced it would pay $500,000 to settle the couple’s complaint. Evergreen said in a...

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Accusations Fly Over Cancellation of “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 7:30am 9/24/2017 at 7:30am
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By now, you may have heard that a n event at UC Berkeley called “Free Speech Week” which was set to feature Milo Yiannopoulos, Ann Coulter and Steve Bannon has been cancelled.

All we really know at this point is that the school didn’t cancel the event, it was the student group...

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Oberlin College newspaper: Don’t accuse us of “social justice warfare”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 6:30pm 9/23/2017 at 6:30pm

The Oberlin Review, the student newspaper at Oberlin College, took exception to a news report in The Washington Times, Enrollment drops at schools known for ‘social justice warfare’.

The Washington Times article included a quote from me:

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Being a Conservative College Student in America Takes Real Guts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/23/2017 at 1:30pm

Matt Lewis of the Daily Beast recently wrote about a member of the College Republicans at the University of Minnesota who worked for his wife. Her story is all too familiar:

A Campus Conservative’s Year Facing Anger, Doxing and Intimidation

It cost more than $600,000 for security so that Ben Shapiro could safely...

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UNC Charlotte Students Can Choose from 345 ‘Diversity’ Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:30am 9/23/2017 at 11:30am

Higher education is absolutely obsessed with diversity. Schools boast about their commitment to it all the time but this is a bit much.

The College Fix reports:

UNC Charlotte offers 345 ‘diversity’ courses

Scrolling through a spreadsheet listing every possible diversity class within the University of North Carolina-Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...

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Enrollment at Mizzou Falls to Lowest Level Since 2008

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9:30am 9/23/2017 at 9:30am

The University of Missouri has never recovered from the campus protests of 2015. Of course, they never did much to address the problem either.

Campus Reform reports:

Mizzou enrollment falls to lowest level since 2008

Amid ongoing fallout from the protests that rocked campus in 2015, the University of Missouri recently welcomed its smallest...

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Leftism 101 Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9:00am 9/23/2017 at 9:00am
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You already knew there are plenty of left wing students on college campuses.

But what about the faculty?

The problem is worse than you know.

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Protesters Interrupt Comey’s Address at Howard University

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 3:00pm 9/22/2017 at 3:00pm
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In August, former FBI director James Comey accepted a lecture post at Howard University. On Friday, he tried to deliver a convocation address at the university, but protesters interrupted his speech, causing “him to delay his remarks and then practically drowning out the rest of his speech.” From Fox News:

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Brown University to Offer Free College to Some Through Grants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/22/2017 at 1:30pm

The idea here is that the school is raising money to offer students instead of student loans. It’s ‘free money’ for students who qualify. At least they’re not demanding the cash from taxpayers.

Red Alert Politics reports:

What can Brown do for you? Ivy league school to offer free college

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Leaders of Princeton Student Paper Disband Editorial Board For Right-Leaning Opinions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:30am 9/22/2017 at 10:30am

This would never happen over left leaning opinions, no matter how far left they were.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton’s campus newspaper disbands editorial board after string of right-leaning opinions

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Workshop at Ohio State Tells Students Only White People Can be Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 7:30am 9/22/2017 at 7:30am

This sort of garbage has no place in higher education. It’s not academic, it’s pure political indoctrination.

The Daily Caller reports:

Ohio State Workshop Tells Students Only Whites Can Be Racists

An Ohio State University workshop warned white students about their privilege and told them that only whites can be racist.

A Tuesday seminar offered...

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Making Big Cuts Amid Budget Woes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/21/2017 at 1:30pm

The school’s chancellor is looking for over $8 million in cuts over the next few years.

The Omaha World-Herald reports:

UNL chancellor says academic programs will suffer cuts in face of budget woes during this ‘turbulent time’

Academic programs will suffer cuts as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln deals with budget problems over the next...

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UVA Removes Historic Plaques Because They Bear Names of Confederate Soldiers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:30am 9/21/2017 at 10:30am

Six months ago, no one would have given these plaques a second thought. Now they’re a big problem.

The Daily Caller reports:

UVA Gets Rid Of Historic Plaques Because They Feature Confederate Soldiers’ Names

The University of Virginia got rid of historic plaques Sunday because they featured Confederate soldiers’ names.

The school removed the plaques...

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