College Insurrection  (Page 155)

Recent Brown U grad: Social justice warriors ‘eager’ to silence opposing speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 1:00pm 10/13/2016 at 1:00pm

Starting this month, Brown University is hosting a lecture series on the importance of freedom of expression. Anyone who has been following news out of Rhode Island’s only Ivy League school for the last few years will appreciate the richness of that.

A Brown alum named Rob Montz described the situation in...

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Columbia Installs Campus Plaque to Lament The ‘Colonization’ of Manhattan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:30am 10/13/2016 at 10:30am

If Columbia University really wants to make a difference, maybe they should sell all their New York City real estate and donate all the money to Native Americans.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia U. dedicates campus plaque lamenting Manhattan’s ‘colonization’

Columbia University officials on Monday dedicated a plaque on campus to Native Americans, particularly...

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U. Tennessee Student Under Investigation For Putting Wrong Name on Quiz

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:30am 10/13/2016 at 7:30am

This is one of those stories that’s so dumb, it’s difficult to believe it’s even real. I won’t try to summarize the situation, just read the report below from FIRE:

University of Tennessee Investigating Student Accused of Sexual Harassment for Writing Wrong Name on Quiz

Last week, several news outlets reported that a...

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Concordia University Prof Fired for Disparaging Remark About Colin Kaepernick

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/12/2016 at 1:30pm
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Using an obvious figure of speech, a Concordia College professor said she would “kill” Colin Kaepernick over his refusal to stand for the national anthem. Now she’s out of a job.

MLive reports:

Concordia University fires professor for remarks related...

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Some Students Now Using ADHD Drugs to Study

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/12/2016 at 12:00pm

What happened to good old fashioned cramming? Don’t students today know the dangers associated with drug abuse? They’ve had it drilled into their heads since they could walk.

NBC News reports:

Why ADHD Drugs Are the Hottest Study Aid on College Campuses

With midterms coming up at many college campuses, some students will be...

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College Student Binge Drinking is Causing ‘Drunkorexia’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 9:00am 10/12/2016 at 9:00am

A growing number of college students are skipping meals if they plan to drink due to fear of taking in too many calories. This is leading to a phenomenon known as Drunkorexia.

NBC News reports:

College Students Say ‘Drunkorexia’ Is More Than a Buzzword

A growing number of college are banning hard liquor on...

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YouTube Puts Prager University Videos in ‘Restricted Mode’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8:30am 10/12/2016 at 8:30am

Dennis Prager’s YouTube video series known as Prager University, has enjoyed wide success and for good reasons. In each video, a noted academic, media personality, or other well known person, addresses a particular issue in a practical and straightforward way, usually in five minutes or less.

There is nothing controversial about the...

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Analysis: Eleven departments at Cornell have ZERO Republican professors

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 7:30am 10/12/2016 at 7:30am

The lack of intellectual diversity on American college campuses is something we’ve covered extensively. The College Fix did a recent report on the subject and even quoted Professor Jacobson.

From their report:

Eleven departments at Cornell have zero Republican professors, including government and philosophy

An exhaustive review of the political party affiliations of Cornell...

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UVA Prof Put on Leave for Comparing Black Lives Matter to KKK

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/11/2016 at 4:00pm

The University of Virginia has placed a business professor on leave after comparing the Black Lives Matter movement to the Ku Klux Klan in a post on Facebook.

Heat Street reports:

UVA Prof Put on Leave for Comparing Black Lives Matter to KKK

The University of Virginia announced Friday that a professor has agreed to...

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UW-Madison Distances Itself From Racist Anti-Police Hoodies Sold by Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/11/2016 at 1:30pm

This story got very little play from the mainstream media for very obvious reasons. It points out a double standard that makes the left very uncomfortable.

Media Trackers reports:

UW-Madison Disavows Anti-Police, Racist Hoodies

Campus Reform published a story yesterday exposing a group of UW students that were selling racist, anti-police hoodies. Hoodies ranged...

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Harvard Hires Replacement Workers to Fill in for Striking Cafeteria Staffers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 10:30am 10/11/2016 at 10:30am

The liberal news site “The Daily Beast” has a decidedly different view on this situation which amounts to something along the lines of make the rich pay.

From their report:

Starving Harvard Hires Scabs to Replace Striking Cafeteria Workers

Harvard is hiring. Applicants must be willing to work for free in the dining halls.

On...

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Brigham Young University Celebrates ‘Milktoberfest’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:30am 10/11/2016 at 7:30am
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Some college students still know how to have good clean fun. This might be the cleanest.

The Daily Herald reports:

BYU celebrates inaugural ‘Milktoberfest’

A promotional video confirms that, yes, “it’s a thing.”

Brigham Young University celebrated its inaugural Milktoberfest, the “holiday for doing homework and drinking milk,” Thursday in the Harold B. Lee Library,...

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Group That Used Dildos to Protest Campus Carry Invited to The White House

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 5:00pm 10/10/2016 at 5:00pm

Amid the controversy over statements Trump made over ten years ago, a liberal anti-gun group called ‘Cocks not Glocks’ was invited to visit the White House. Isn’t that just lovely?

Guns.com reported:

‘Cocks Not Glocks’ crew gets invited to the White House

Organizers of an anti-gun protest at the University of Texas in Austin...

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Students Perform Mock Abortions at (Catholic) Loyola U. Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 12:30pm 10/10/2016 at 12:30pm
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A group called “Students for Reproductive Justice” recently held a workshop at Loyola University Chicago, a Catholic school, in which participants performed mock abortions using papayas.

In addition to the sick moral equivalence of comparing a human fetus to a piece of fruit, the teachings of the Catholic Church are pretty clear...

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CUNY President Quits Abruptly Amid Financial Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 10:30am 10/10/2016 at 10:30am
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The president of City College of New York stepped down quite suddenly in the face of a financial investigation. She’s innocent until proven guilty of anything, but quitting so suddenly is bad optics.

The New York Times reports:

President...

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Yale Prof Under Fire for Vulgar Facebook Post About Christian Philosopher

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:30am 10/10/2016 at 7:30am

A philosophy professor at Yale is taking heat for a vulgar Facebook response to a Christian philosopher’s remarks on homosexuality.

Yale Daily News reports:

Philosophy professor under fire for online post

Yale Philosophy professor Jason Stanley recently drew national attention for his strong response to a keynote address at the Society of Christian Philosophers’...

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Harvard University Dining Services Workers Go on Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/9/2016 at 2:30pm

The plans for this strike were started right at the beginning of the school year and now it’s happening.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HUDS Strike Will Continue into the Weekend, More Dining Halls Close

Harvard dining services workers’ historic strike will continue into the weekend and additional dining halls will close for the time...

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