College Insurrection  (Page 144)

U. Wisconsin-Oshkosh Holds ‘Non-Partisan’ Event With Chelsea Clinton

http://www.centredaily.com/news/politics-government/dogphy-ChelseaClinton.jpg/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/ChelseaClinton.jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 11:00am 11/3/2016 at 11:00am
http://www.centredaily.com/news/politics-government/dogphy-ChelseaClinton.jpg/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/ChelseaClinton.jpg

Nothing says non-partisan like inviting the daughter of one of the presidential candidates, right?

The College Fix reports:

Student government hosts ‘non partisan’ get-out-the-vote event with Chelsea Clinton

The Student Association at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting a “get out the vote” rally Wednesday afternoon.

The featured speaker is Chelsea Clinton, and students register to...

Read More...
 
 
 

UC Irvine Panel on ‘Millennials and the Election’ Packed With Liberals

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/2/2016 at 1:30pm

This sort of thing is bound to happen. People on the left don’t want to even acknowledge that conservative students exist.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Millennials and the Election’ panel packed with liberals at UCI

The University...

Read More...
 
 
 

Suffolk University Mandating Microagression Training for All Faculty

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10:30am 11/2/2016 at 10:30am

This is happening because one student wrote a blog post in which she claimed to be the victim of racial bias from a professor.

The Boston Globe reports:

Suffolk University responds to student’s viral post alleg...

Read More...
 
 
 

Prof Finds Most Students Believe America Invented Slavery

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30am 11/2/2016 at 7:30am

It’s astonishing that someone who has completed eight years of grammar school and four years of high school wouldn’t know slavery has existed since the beginning of civilization.

The College Fix reports:

Most college students think America invented slavery, professor finds

For 11 years, Professor Duke Pesta gave quizzes to his students at the...

Read More...
 
 
 

DePaul University Holds Workshop in Storytelling for Social Justice

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 6:40pm 11/1/2016 at 6:40pm

This may bring people some pleasure as a diversion but that’s all it is. What does this have to do with serious study?

The DePaulia reports:

Storytelling for social justice

DePaul University’s Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change hosted a hip-hop and social justice workshop with Aisha Fukushima last Tuesday morning, Oct. 25.

In...

Read More...
 
 
 

VIDEO: Brit Hume Covers Campus Craziness Over Halloween Costumes

https://youtu.be/b20YD6QIzNc
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 9:00am 11/1/2016 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/b20YD6QIzNc

Halloween costumes have been the subject of unnecessary controversy on college campuses in years past but this year it was truly over the top.

Brit Hume of FOX News reported on what’s happening at a few colleges. Watch.

Featured image via YouTube.

 
 
 

College Republicans at U. Miami Spark Outrage With Sign: “Safe spaces are for children”

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:30am 11/1/2016 at 7:30am

The funny thing about this is that the people who were offended by the sign confirmed it to be true.

Red Alert Politics reported:

“Safe spaces are for children”: Liberals triggered by College Republicans’ sign

An effort by University of Miami College Republicans to protest the use of “safe spaces” on campus has drawn...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. Michigan to Pay Chief Diversity Officer $385K Per Year

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/31/2016 at 2:30pm

An annual salary of $385,000 breaks down to a paycheck of $7,400 every week. Does this amount strike you as a bit extreme for a Chief Diversity Officer?

The Daily Caller reports:

ANNALS OF THE 1 PERCENT: University Of Michigan To Pay Diversity Bureaucrat $385,000 Yearly

The University of Michigan is paying its newly-appointed...

Read More...
 
 
 

NYU Prof Placed on Leave for Opposing Political Correctness

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 11:30am 10/31/2016 at 11:30am

This is a warning to all other professors and the message is loud and clear. Defy progressive policies at your own peril.

The New York Post reported:

Professor who tweeted against PC culture out at NYU

An NYU professor crusading against political correctness and student coddling was booted from the classroom last week after...

Read More...
 
 
 

Strike Ends: Harvard Dining Services Workers to Get $35K Annually

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/161020-harvard-protests-feature.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&w=664&h=441&crop=1
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7:30am 10/31/2016 at 7:30am
https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/161020-harvard-protests-feature.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&w=664&h=441&crop=1

How long will it take for the $35K to be ratcheted up to an annual salary of $40K or $45K? These are college cafeteria jobs.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HUDS Contract Pays $35,000 per Ye...

Read More...
 
 
 

Pot to Remain Banned on College Campuses in MA Even if State Legalizes It

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/30/2016 at 5:30pm

Stoner students in Massachusetts are in for some harsh news. Even if the state legalizes pot, it still won’t be allowed at colleges.

The Boston Globe reports:

Sorry, dude. If Mass. legalizes marijuana, you can’t use it on campus

Massachusetts colleges and universities say even if voters legalize marijuana in next month’s referendum, using...

Read More...
 
 
 

Berkeley Now Requiring ‘Consent Talks’ at the Door During Frat Parties

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/30/2016 at 12:00pm

Have you noticed no one is imposing rules like this on left wing feminist events like slut walks?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Consent talks’ now required at door for Berkeley frat parties

Frat parties will return to the University of Cali...

Read More...
 
 
 

Affirmative Action Bake Sale Causes Uproar at U. Texas

http://twt-thumbs.washtimes.com/media/image/2016/10/26/Conservative_Bake_Sale-Protest.JPEG-f3f59_c0-4-1300-761_s885x516.jpg?98f57097a83831bd8431bd9df753420a7c6f8cb6
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 10:00am 10/30/2016 at 10:00am
http://twt-thumbs.washtimes.com/media/image/2016/10/26/Conservative_Bake_Sale-Protest.JPEG-f3f59_c0-4-1300-761_s885x516.jpg?98f57097a83831bd8431bd9df753420a7c6f8cb6

If you want to make the left go absolutely bonkers, just mock one of their sacred cows.

The Washington Times reports:

University of Texas conservatives spark outrage over affirmative action bake sale

The university that has repeatedly defended...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. Chicago Students Violate Rules With Campus Phone Bank for Hillary

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 8:00am 10/30/2016 at 8:00am

Does anyone believe these students will be disciplined in any way? Why should they be? The candidate they’re trying to elect wasn’t.

The College Fix reports:

Pro-Hillary student group appears to violate UChicago rules with on-campus phone banks

Students for Hillary at the University of Chicago, an unofficial group at the school, appeared to...

Read More...
 
 
 

Another anti-Israel academic boycott professor who plays victim

https://twitter.com/sareemakdisi
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/29/2016 at 7:00pm
https://twitter.com/sareemakdisi

Saree Makdisi, professor of English and comparative literature at UCLA, has endorsed and is a vocal advocate for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel, as demanded by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The American Association of University Professors considers systematic academic boycotts, such as the BDS academic boycott of...

Read More...
 
 
 

Kansas State Tells Students They Don’t Have Right to Not Be Offended

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/29/2016 at 4:30pm

This is the message every single college and university should be sending to all of their students. Anyone who can’t handle it shouldn’t be in college.

Campus Reform reports:

K-State tells students they have ‘no right to not be offended’

Bucking the free-speech zone trend, Kansas State University is telling students they are legally...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. Texas Austin Students Advised Not to Wear Cowboy And Indian Halloween Costumes

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 12:30pm 10/29/2016 at 12:30pm

When is this generation of young people going to rebel against the politically correct culture making their college experience so miserable? And by the way, why is Hollywood exempt from these rules?

FOX News reported:

University of Texas: No cowboy or Indian costumes

Students at the University of Texas in Austin have been advised...

Read More...