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‘Freshman’ And ‘Upperclassman’ Replaced With Gender-Neutral Terms at Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 3:30pm 9/16/2017 at 3:30pm

Left wing forces at Yale keep pushing, and the school keeps laying down for them.

The Daily Caller reports:

Yale Replaces ‘Freshman’ And ‘Upperclassman’ With Gender-Neutral Terms

Yale University announced Thursday it’s changing the terms “freshman” and “upperclassman” to “first-year” and “upper-level student” in official campus documents.

The university will make these changes in resources...

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Faculty Members at Berkeley Call for Boycott of Free Speech Week

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:30am 9/16/2017 at 11:30am

You can always count on the faculty at Berkeley to set s good example for the students, right?

From the Daily Californian:

UC Berkeley faculty members call for boycott of classes during ‘Free Speech Week’

In a letter addressed to the UC Berkeley campus and the Berkeley community, 132 campus faculty members from various...

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Former Students Speak Out on Behalf of Pro-Israel Prof Fired by U. Maryland

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 9:30am 9/16/2017 at 9:30am

Former students of Melissa Landa say she shouldn’t have been fired.

They wrote this to the Diamondback:

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Free Speech Wins Week in Higher Education

https://youtu.be/Nm6S4jBTbRA
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 7:30am 9/16/2017 at 7:30am
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Left wing forces did whatever they could to keep Ben Shapiro from speaking at Berkeley, but in the end, freedom of speech won the day.

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Recent Cornell Symposium Focused on Xenophobia in the Age of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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The academic left is going to beat this drum for the next four to eight years, no matter what happens. Their minds are made up.

Campus Reform reported:

Cornell hosts symposium on ‘xenophobia in...

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Harvard Rescinds Fellowship Offered to Chelsea Manning

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/15/2017 at 1:00pm

Earlier this week, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government offered fellowships to former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and convicted spy, Chelsea Manning.

To Harvard’s shock, the blowback for offering a spy and traitor a fellowship was swift and intense. Douglas W. Elmendorf, Dean of Harvard Kennedy School, issued a statement...

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Survey Finds Lots of Students and Faculty at Mizzou are Miserable

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 10:30am 9/15/2017 at 10:30am

What a surprise. Is there any wonder why enrollment is also tanking?

The Daily Caller reports:

Shocker: Students And Professors At Mizzou Are Generally Miserable, Survey Finds

A survey released this week by University of Missouri shows that 40 percent of all students and 60 percent of all professors have strongly considered leaving the...

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Joe Biden Compares Supporters of Due Process on Campus to Charlottesville Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:30am 9/15/2017 at 7:30am

If Joe Biden runs for president in 2020, this will come back to haunt him. Count on it.

The College Fix reports:

Joe Biden compares supporters of due process to ‘Nazis’ who marched in Charlottesville

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s* recent announcement that her department will revise Title IX enforcement practices led one angry former...

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Ben Shapiro Speaks at Berkeley Amid Massive Security and Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00am 9/15/2017 at 7:00am
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Ben Shapiro spoke at UC Berkeley last night and to look at the campus prior to his arrival, you might have thought President Trump was coming to speak. There was a massive security presence and left wing students came out to protest.

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Former CIA Deputy Director Resigns From Harvard Fellowship After Chelsea Manning Appointment

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/14/2017 at 7:00pm

Earlier this week, Harvard’s Kennedy school announced two new fellowship appointments: Sean Spicer, former White House Press Secretary and Chelsea Manning, convicted spy.

After the new appointments were announced, Michael Morell, former CIA Deputy Director and current Harvard Fellow resigned from his fellowship in protest.

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Reed College Students Protest Western Civ Program as ‘Eurocentric’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/14/2017 at 2:30pm
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Reed College might as well be a sister school to Evergreen State College. They’re both in the liberal northwest and they both lean to the far left.

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Termination of Pro-Israel Professor Being Investigated at U. Maryland

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/14/2017 at 1:30pm

There is a very real anti-Israel bias in American academia. It’s good that this case is being looked into.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

U. Maryland Investigating Termination of Pro-Israel Professor

The non-renewal of a longtime University of Maryland professor’s contract is being investigated by the school’s Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct...

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Syracuse U. Makes Diversity a New Priority in School Library

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:30am 9/14/2017 at 10:30am

Libraries in higher ed are on the social justice radar lately, so this comes as no surprise.

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse becomes latest college to make diversity a priority for its library

In an effort to increase its advocacy for the disabled and other minority groups on campus, Syracuse University has added an...

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Harvard Paying Students to Educate Others on Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:30am 9/14/2017 at 7:30am

This is a new trend. A similar thing is happening at Bryn Mawr College.

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard To Pay Students To Educate Others About Diversity

Harvard University will pay students $11 dollars an hour to educate their peers about diversity and inclusion this fall.

Wednesday is the last day students can apply to...

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Left Wing “Anti-War” Banner Causes Outrage at Amherst College on 9/11

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/13/2017 at 1:30pm

The school wouldn’t take it down because they’re committed to free speech. Have you noticed the left’s free speech rights are always protected?

The Boston Herald reports:

Anti-war banner at Amherst College sparks 9/11 outrage

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Assumption College Cancels Charles Murray Speech Over Threat of Antifa Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:30am 9/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Antifa doesn’t even have to show up to shut down free speech anymore. The fear of their arrival is enough now.

Campus Reform reports:

College cancels Charles Murray over ‘mere threat’ of Antifa

Controversial economist and author Charles Murray was recently dis...

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Steve Bannon to Speak at UC Berkeley During Free Speech Week

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:30am 9/13/2017 at 7:30am
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It’ll be fascinating to see how certain members of the student body react to this.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

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