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Oregon State to Offer Social Justice Course on ‘Fat Studies’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/11/2017 at 1:30pm

Sometimes the progressive curriculum is beyond parody. This is an apt example of that.

Campus Reform reported:

‘Fat Studies’ course deems ‘weightism’ a ‘social justice issue’

Oregon State University will offer a spring course on “fat studies” in order to teach students how “weight-based oppression” is a “social justice issue.”

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Professor on Campus Life: ‘I would claim my industry created this monster’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/11/2017 at 1:00pm
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Dr. Everett Piper is the president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University. He is also a fierce critic of the campus snowflake culture dominating college campuses, which we’ve documented countless times.

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Southern Methodist U. Rethinks Decision to Move 9/11 Memorial After Backlash

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:30am 8/11/2017 at 10:30am
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The school was going to relocate the memorial to avoid triggering people but they have since thought better of the decision.

The Blaze reports:

After widespread backlash, SMU now says it won’t move 9/11 flag memorial to less prominent spot

After widespread backlash, including a letter from the governor of Texas, Southern Methodist University...

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Columbia Facing $250K Fine After Muslim Employees Criticized for Too Many Breaks

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 7:30am 8/11/2017 at 7:30am

The fact that Muslims pray five times a day was apparently a factor here.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia faces $250,000 fine for telling Muslim employees not to take so many breaks

When Columbia University’s internal investigation of its chaplain for religious discrimination came up empty, an ex-employee went to the government.

Now the Ivy...

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Social Justice Journalism Grant at Brandeis U. Excludes White Men

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/10/2017 at 1:30pm

This is the only group the left seems to have no problem discriminating against. The exclusion of any other group would immediately trigger a lawsuit.

The Daily Caller reports:

Brandeis University Social Justice Journalism Grant Excludes White Men

Brandeis University is offering a new $10,000 journalism grant for journalists interested in social justice issues....

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Study Finds Conservative Students Fear Backlash for Talking Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10:30am 8/10/2017 at 10:30am

Given what we’ve seen unfolding on college campuses in recent years, can anyone blame conservative students for being afraid to speak out?

PJ Media reports:

Conservative Students Fear Intense Backlash for Talking Politics, Study Finds

Conservative students fear the most backlash for sharing their political views, according to a new study conducted by Heterodox...

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U. Oregon Journalism School to Increase Focus on Gender, Diversity, Ethics

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 7:30am 8/10/2017 at 7:30am

The University of Oregon Journalism School is obviously training the next generation of mainstream media reporters.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

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Oregon State Imposes Mandatory “Diversity Education” for Students Who Live on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/9/2017 at 1:30pm

Where are all the student protesters when schools mandate programs like this one? All they all OK with being forced into such a program?

The Daily Caller reported:

Mandatory Social Justice Education Imposed On Oregon State Students

Oregon State University is instituting mandatory “diversity education” for students who live on campus.

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Prof Who Said “Trump Must Hang” Relieved of Fall Teaching Duties

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:30am 8/9/2017 at 10:30am
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You may recall this story from back in February. Another dumb comment brings real consequences.

The College Fix reports:

‘Trump must hang’ professor is relieved of fall teaching duties

The Fresno State University adjunct who back in February had tweeted out “To save American democracy, Trump must hang” and “Justice = the execution of...

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Lewis and Clark College to Host Series of ‘WOKEshops’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 7:30am 8/9/2017 at 7:30am

One has to wonder what the men the school is named for would think of this.

Campus Reform reports:

College offers ‘WOKEshops’ on ‘systemic privilege’

Lewis and Clark College will host a series of “WOKEshops” during the fall semester to teach students about “different forms of oppression and privilege.”

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Investigator Determines Student’s Social Justice Bake Sale Didn’t Violate Federal Law

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/8/2017 at 1:30pm

What happened here is that a student held a bake sale mocking social justice and ended up being investigated.

Think about that.

The Daily Caller reports:

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What Happened at Mizzou Could Happen at Any School

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:30am 8/8/2017 at 10:30am

In a recent post at The Federalist, Nathanael Blake suggests that the problem at Mizzou and potentially any other school is weak leadership.

What Happened At Mizzou Could Happen At Most U.S. Universities

The University of Missouri had it coming. Still, I pity the school. Each ill tiding, from declining enrollment to dorm...

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Clemson Prof: Trump Military Trans Ban is Like the Nazis or Something

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 7:30am 8/8/2017 at 7:30am

This type of rhetoric was already tired months ago but the left keeps rolling it out.

Campus Reform reported:

Prof: Trump’s transgender ban echoes ‘Nazi eugenic propaganda’

A Clemson University professor is comparing President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers to “Nazi eugenic propaganda,” calling it “ableism deployed to incarcerate or kill disabled people.”

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Case Western Reserve U. Offering Students $500 Grants to Attend Social Justice Conferences

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/7/2017 at 1:30pm

You have to wonder if the school doles out cash for conservative students to attend conferences.

Campus Reform reports:

Case Western shells out $500 grants for social justice conferences

Case Western Reserve University is offering to cover the cost of travel expenses and housing for students seeking to attend “social justice” conferences.

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First Person in U.S. to Get Gender Neutral Driver’s License is American U. Prof

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 7, 2017 at 10:30am 8/7/2017 at 10:30am

You’ll probably see this person on the news this week. The media will just love this story.

The College Fix reported:

American University prof first in the U.S. to get ‘gender-neutral’ driver’s license

An American University alum and current adjunct professor is officially the first individual in the country to be granted a gender-neutral...

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Vanderbilt U. Prof Claims Math Education is Sexist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7:30am 8/7/2017 at 7:30am

Is there any area of basic education which isn’t sexist or racist?

The Daily Caller reports:

Vanderbilt Professor Says Math Education Is Sexist

Is math sexist? One Vanderbilt University pr...

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Princeton Prof Seeks Submissions for ‘Trumplandia’ Course Project

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 6:30pm 8/6/2017 at 6:30pm
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Some people in academia truly lost their minds as a result of the election.

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton course explores ‘white identity politics’ in ‘Trumpland’

A Princeton University professor is seeking submissions for a project she has dubbed “Trumplandia” in order to document “the impact of Trump’s presidency on the world.”

Professor Carolyn Rouse has...

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