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Georgia Tech Climatologist Resigns Over ‘Craziness’ of Politics in Climate Change

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The left has politicized the study of climate science to the point were skepticism equals academic heresy.

Reason reported:

Georgia Tech Climatologist Judith Curry Resigns over ‘the CRAZINESS in the field of climate science.’

Climatologist and former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology Judith Curry...

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Joe Biden to Form Partnership With University of Delaware

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/6/2017 at 1:30pm

We now know how Joe Biden will be spending some of his time after January 20th. He’s going to partner with the University of Delaware in a policy program.

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Law Profs Say Jeff Sessions Too ‘Racially Insensitive’ to be Attorney General

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This is what happens when Democrats spend eight years turning the Justice Department into the Social Justice Department.

Campus Reform reports:

Law profs claim Sessions too ‘racially insensitive’ for AG

More than 1,300 law professors from across the country have signed a petition calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject Sen. Jeff Sessions’...

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Theology Students in UK Given Trigger Warning About Christ’s Crucifixion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:30am 1/6/2017 at 7:30am

Wouldn’t you think theology students have already heard about Christ dying on the cross?

The Daily Mail reports:

Bible students are warned…you may find the crucifixion too upsetting!

Theology students are being warned in advance that...

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Northwestern U. Students Fly Black Lives Matter Flag on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/5/2017 at 6:00pm

The flag was flown as part of an activism program on Black Lives Matter at the school.

The Washington Times reported:

Northwestern University flies Black Lives Matter flag

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UW Madison Program Aims to Counter Harmful Effects of Masculinity

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 3:30pm 1/5/2017 at 3:30pm

The war on men in higher education continues apace.

The College Fix reports:

Male college students to undergo ‘critical self-reflection’ of masculinity

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently taking applications for its “Men’s Project,” a six-week program that aims...

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More American Students Consider College in Canada Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 12:30pm 1/5/2017 at 12:30pm

Some American college students are considering what many American celebrities promised to do if Trump won. Head for the northern border.

FOX News reports:

College in Canada? After Trump’s win, more in US consider it

In the wake of the presidential election, more U.S. students are thinking about going to college in Canada.

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Occidental College Still Reeling from Destruction of 9/11 Memorial

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It’s hard to imagine anything more despicable than disrespecting the victims of 9/11. This incident happened in the fall but it’s still impacting the school.

Forbes reported:

Occidental College Tries To Heal Campus Wounds After Attack On 9/11 Flag Memorial

What does a college do when students trash a 9/11 memorial? That was the...

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American U to Remove Statue of Killer of FBI Agents from Campus

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American University has recently been home to a statue of Leonard Peltier, who was found guilty of killing two FBI officers in the 1970s. Now the statue is coming down.

WJLA News reports:

AU removing controversial statue from campus

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Prof: North Carolina No Longer a Democracy Because Republicans Win

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/4/2017 at 12:00pm

Who’s up for another round of professors say the darndest things?

From the Daily Caller:

Professor: North Carolina Is NO LONGER A DEMOCRACY Because Republicans Win Too Many Elections

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NY Governor Proposes Free Tuition at Public Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 9:00am 1/4/2017 at 9:00am

Are all the professors and administrators at these schools going to work for free now?

The Hill reports:

NY gov proposes free tuition for public colleges

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced a plan Tuesday to offer free tuition at state and city colleges for qualifying...

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U. Chicago Students Try to Stop Visit by Trump Spokesman Sean Spicer

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Sean Spicer, who will serve as Donald Trump’s White House press secretary, has been invited to the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics by former Obama adviser David Axelrod.

Some students are objecting to the appearance for trite and obvious reasons.

The Chicago Maroon reported:

Incoming Trump Press Secretary Visit to IOP Sparks Controversy

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Student Union at University in England Bans Use of Words ‘He and She’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10:30am 1/3/2017 at 10:30am

This left wing craziness does no one any good in the real world.

The Daily Mail reports:

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Op-Ed: How Liberal Professors Are Ruining College

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7:30am 1/3/2017 at 7:30am

Chris Sweeney of Boston Magazine has written an interesting piece about politics in higher education. He begins with a story many conservative students will find familiar.

Here’s an excerpt:

How Liberal Professors Are Ruining College

The freshman had his hesitations. “I am somewhat ‘in the closet,’” he emailed me from the safety of his...

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Band from Historically Black College in Alabama to March at Trump’s Inauguration

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/2/2017 at 7:00pm

Reports have indicated that the marching band from Talladega College, Alabama’s oldest historically black college, will march at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Of course, people have gone irate over the news, even though the school has not confirmed its participation:

“We were a bit horrified to hear of the invitation,” said Shirley...

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Prof: Trump’s Views on Climate Change Disqualify Him From Using Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 12:30pm 1/2/2017 at 12:30pm

Is there anyone in academia who has not completely lost their mind over Trump?

Truth Revolt reports:

CA State Professor: Trump’s Climate Views Disqualify Him From Using Twitter

A history professor at Cal State University, Sacramento, argued President-Elect Donald Trump should not be able to use Twitter because “people who dismiss science in one...

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Harvard Grad Students Claim School Hindered Unionization Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 8:30am 1/2/2017 at 8:30am

Grad students at Harvard held a recent vote over whether or not to unionize. Now they’re claiming the school interfered in the voting process.

From Boston.com:

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