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Columbia Gripped by Wave of Student Suicides

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:00pm 2/5/2017 at 2:00pm

Very sad news. Sometimes young people don’t realize how much their lives will change if they just ride out the bad times.

The New York Post reported:

Suicide wave grips Columbia

A disturbing wave of seven suicides and likely drug overdoses has swept through Columbia University so far this school year — and students...

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Campus “anti-fascists” sure do act like fascists

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 11:00am 2/5/2017 at 11:00am
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Have you noticed that the people who claim they’re fighting fascism are the ones smashing windows, starting fires, hurling rocks at police, beating people up and denying basic rights to others? They haven’t.

The irony hasn’t escaped others, though.

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College Socialists Push Revolution Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 10:00am 2/5/2017 at 10:00am
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Socialists are using the anti-Trump protests to push a revolution. They see this as an opportunity to advance their true agenda.

The College Fix reports:

College socialists: We need more violence against Trump and his supporters to be effective

“Get involved in the upcoming revolution!”

That’s what a Columbia University student was telling passers-by on...

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Barnard College Pledges New Hiring Policy Based on Race

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 3:24pm 2/4/2017 at 3:24pm

Only the left could get away with doing such a thing without being called racists.

The College Fix reports:

College pledges to hire professors based on skin color, mandates social-justice workshops

A women’s college is planning to hire new professors based on the color of their skin because of the “demonstrated benefits” of...

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Ohio U. Students Arrested During Protest for Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11:00am 2/4/2017 at 11:00am
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Left wing college students are loving all of this. Many of them think protests are the only reason to go to college in the first place.

The Daily Caller reports:

College Students Arrested During Protest To Make School A ‘Sanctuary Campus’

Ohio University students were arrested Wednesday night during a demonstration against President Donald...

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Dartmouth Profs Don Hijabs to Protest Trump’s Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 9:00am 2/4/2017 at 9:00am

I didn’t coin this phrase but it needs to be said… What a dumb time to be alive.

Campus Reform reports:

Dartmouth profs don hijabs, declare ‘we are all Muslims now’

Dartmouth College students and faculty members protested President Trump’s executive order on immigration by wearing hijabs to show, as one professor wrote, that...

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Shut Up, They Said Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8:30am 2/4/2017 at 8:30am
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Have we finally reached a tipping point in the left’s war on free speech in higher ed?

It’s not...

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Robert Reich Suggests Berkeley Rioters Were Right Wing Plants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:00am 2/4/2017 at 7:00am
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If you’ve been paying attention for the last few days, you may have noticed a concerted effort by many liberals to suggest that the “Black Bloc” protesters who showed up at the Berkeley riots are not part of the progressive movement.

That suggestion is absurd. These folks are part of the Democratic...

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This NYU Prof is Melissa Click on Steroids

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 8:55pm 2/3/2017 at 8:55pm
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I wrote the other day about how Bill Maher was complaining that liberals apologize too much, and I wrote that was not my “lived experience” as someone who lives among liberals, Do liberals really apologize too much?

My “lived experience” is more along the lines of Melissa Click.

You remember the Social Justice Warrior...

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Trump Threatens to Cut Federal Funding to Berkeley After Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/3/2017 at 1:30pm

I hope Trump does this. Like many of our readers, I’ve really had it with this garbage from the left. It’s about time they suffered some consequences for their actions.

The Daily Caller reports:

Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Funding For UC Berkeley After Night Of Violence

President Donald Trump threatened to cut federal...

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Only One Arrest Made at UC Berkeley During Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:30am 2/3/2017 at 10:30am
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There were fires and plenty of destruction during the riots that broke out at Berkeley this week. There was violence, too. Yet only one arrest was made.

Campus Reform reports:

Only one arrest, at most, made at Berkeley protest

Wednesday night’s riots at the University of California, Berkeley quickly turned violent, with some agitators...

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“That is the price you pay for being a Libertarian or Conservative on American college campuses”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:00am 2/3/2017 at 10:00am
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Let’s be clear. What happened at UC Berkeley on Wednesday night has nothing to do with Milo Yiannopoulos. It is part of a much larger problem on American college campuses which has been brewing for years.

Left wing radicals, some of whom even have criminal pasts, are frequently welcome to speak on...

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Pepperdine University to Remove Christopher Columbus Statue From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:30am 2/3/2017 at 7:30am
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The political left has been on a years long quest to erase Columbus from history. They just scored a win at Pepperdine.

The College Fix reports:

Ceding to demands, Pepperdine will remove Christopher Columbus statue

Pepperdine University will remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from its main campus after students at the Southern California...

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Hillary Clinton to Deliver Commencement Address at Wellesley College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/2/2017 at 3:00pm

Good for her. She has to do something with her time now that she’s not going to be president, right?

CNN reports:

Hillary Clinton to give Wellesley College commencement address

Hillary Clinton, whose first-ever student commencement speech at Wellesley College in 1969 kicked off her storied career, will be the college’s 2017 commencement speaker.

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Cal Poly Profs Pressure School President to Stop Milo Yiannopoulos Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/2/2017 at 1:30pm
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The president of Cal Poly is allowing the Milo visit due to a commitment to free speech but some professors have a problem with that.

Campus Reform reports:

Cal Poly profs pressure prez to abandon free speech commitment

Two professors are urging California Polytechnic State University’s president to prevent Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking on...

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Are Transgender Issues Destroying Women’s Studies Departments?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 10:30am 2/2/2017 at 10:30am

If there’s a sure bet to be made, it’s that progressivism will inevitably eat itself.

Such is the case in the simmering conflict between transgender issues and Women’s Studies departments.

Inside Higher Ed explores:

WMST-L is like many online discussion groups for scholars. It features many posts in which scholars try to help one...

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Rape Hoaxer of Rolling Stone UVA Story Ordered to Comply in Second Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 9:00am 2/2/2017 at 9:00am

The Rolling Stone rape hoax story at UVA is still unfolding. This case is one for the history books.

Watchdog reports:

Rolling Stone rape hoaxer ordered to comply with second lawsuit

“J...

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