College Insurrection  (Page 138)

Student Sues University After Accruing $224K in Debt But Getting No Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/3/2016 at 4:30pm

This woman was trying to get her doctorate in education. Six years later, she still doesn’t have a degree and is drowning in debt. How does this happen?

NBC News reports:

Student Sues Walden University: ‘I Wasted Six Years of My Life’

Jennifer Wright, an ex-Marine Corps officer who teaches grade schoolers in the...

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Staffer at Ohio State Under Fire for Expressing Sympathy for Campus Attacker

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3:30pm 12/3/2016 at 3:30pm

Given the current climate on college campuses in America, is this really so surprising?

Heat Street reports:

Black Lives Matter Ohio State University Staffer Expresses Sympathy with Campus Attacker

Using the Black Lives Matter hashtag, an Ohio State University employee wrote a Facebook post urging compassion for the man who attacked and injured 11...

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VIDEO: GA State Rep. Warns Colleges Could Lose Funds Over Sanctuary Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/3/2016 at 12:30pm
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Georgia State Rep. Earl Ehrhart has a warning for colleges that adopt sanctuary campus policies.

“If you don’t follow the law, the state funds are not gonna follow you.”

He made the statement on FOX and Friends of Friday morning.

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Hampshire College Starts Flying American Flag Again

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10:30am 12/3/2016 at 10:30am

Perhaps the hundreds of veterans who protested at Hampshire College recently made the difference.

The Associated Press reports:

Massachusetts College Starts Flying US Flag Again

The Massachusetts college that drew nationwide criticism when it stopped flying the U.S. flag on campus following the presidential election says Old Glory is back up.

Hampshire College in Amherst...

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Patriotism 101 Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 9:00am 12/3/2016 at 9:00am
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Why are so many people in acadmia so keen on anti-American sentiment?

Hampshire College offered the nation a free lesson in love of country this week.

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New Smartphone App Records Microaggressions on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8:30am 12/3/2016 at 8:30am

Can you imagine the time and effort that went into developing this ridiculous application?

The College Fix reports:

‘Virtual safe space’: Smartphone app records campus microaggressions

In the quest to study microaggressions, one scholar has harnessed technology to chronicle such verbal insults and unintentional slights, creating an app that allows students to not only...

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Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/2/2016 at 3:00pm

I don’t wish to be snarky because this is obviously a very serious subject but wow. If you made this up, no one would believe it.

Reason reports:

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Student Newspapers Face Increasing Censorship From University Administrators

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/2/2016 at 12:00pm

It is amazing that America’s institutions of higher education have so many issues with free speech.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Student Press Under Pressure

Student news organizations face threats...

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TX Gov. Abbott to Cut Funding to State Colleges Which Offer Sanctuary

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10:00am 12/2/2016 at 10:00am
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There is a mad rush among progressive academics to institute “sanctuary campus” polices which will harbor illegal immigrants much in the same way as sanctuary cities. It’s largely due to Trump’s stunning election victory and the left is trying to make it happen before the President Elect is sworn in.

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Georgetown U. Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 9:00am 12/2/2016 at 9:00am

Georgetown is technically a Catholic school. How is this even possible?

Life News reports:

Georgetown University Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Among the many morally objectionable presentations made at a recent abortion advocacy symposium that took place at Georgetown University was the final address of the day, which was dedicated to rallying support...

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College Blocks Conservative Group for Anti-Communist Stance

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/1/2016 at 2:00pm

This school is blocking the creation of a new chapter of Young Americans for Freedom because they oppose communism.

Is this real life?

The Daily Caller reports:

College Conservative Group Blocked Due To Anti-Communist Position

A Baptist college in Alabama has blocked...

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The U.S. is Going to Forgive Over $100 Billion in Student Debt in Coming Years

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/1/2016 at 12:30pm

Sometimes it almost seems like our system of handing out and then collecting payment on student loans is just a big house of cards. Almost.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

U.S. to Forgive at Least $108 Billion in Student Debt in Coming Years

The federal government is on track to forgive at least $108...

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A Conservative Student on The Flag Burning at Hampshire College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:00am 12/1/2016 at 11:00am

The student who wrote this article wishes to remain anonymous. Based on what we’ve seen out of Hampshire College lately, that should surprise no one.

From the Daily Wire:

A Conservative Student’s Thoughts On The Flag Burning at Hampshire College

There has been a lack of coverage regarding Hampshire College students who oppose the...

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VIDEO: Rick Santorum heckled at Cornell – He responds brilliantly

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 9:55pm 11/30/2016 at 9:55pm
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Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at Cornell on Wednesday night and was repeatedly interrupted and heckled by a group of students.

The event was sponsored by the Cornell Republicans who announced it on Facebook:

The Cornell University College Republicans is proud to announce that Rick Santorum, former Senator, former presidential c...

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Janet Napolitano Asks Trump Not to Deport California College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/30/2016 at 3:00pm
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Janet Napolitano and another leader in the University of California system made the request in a letter they sent to Trump.

The Mercury News reports:

California college leaders to Trump: Let our students stay

Worried about President-elect Donald Trump’s threats to send 11 million illegal immigrants packing, leaders of the state’s public higher education...

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American U. Students Hold Castro in Higher Regard Than Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/30/2016 at 2:30pm
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This is a horrifying example of just how indoctrinated some students become by left wing sentiments on college campuses. When asked who is worse, Fidel Castro or Donald Trump, many of these students struggle to answer and some of them even defend Castro.

Castro has a decades long record and Trump hasn’t...

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Salem State University Cancels Anti-Trump Art Show Because it Triggers Minorities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/30/2016 at 12:00pm

Who has had time to create an entire show made up of anti-Trump art? The election was only three weeks ago.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Cancels Anti-Trump Art Show After It Triggers Minorities

Salem State University (SSU) has shut down an election-themed art exhibit after several pieces critical of President-elect Donald Trump...

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