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Hillary Talks 2016 During Speech at Yale: “No, I’m not over it”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/21/2018 at 1:00pm
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Hillary Clinton spoke to graduates at Yale’s class day this weekend and admitted that she still isn’t over the outcome of the 2016 election. It’s becoming clear that she will never be over it.

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Pro-Trump Prof Sues New Mexico State for Wrongful Termination

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:00am 5/21/2018 at 10:00am
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Can you imagine how hard it must be to be pro-Trump in academia? It’s a tiny minority.

The Daily Caller reports:

Pro-Trump Professor Sues New Mexico State University For Wrongful Termination

A pro-Trump professor sued New Mexico State University Friday after the...

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Planned Parenthood Sponsors ‘Reproductive Justice Fellowship’ at CUNY

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Every cause adored by the left has a second home in academia.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Planned Parenthood sponsors a college-level ‘reproductive justice fellowship’

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College Student Alleges Her Grades Improved When She Became Critical of Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/20/2018 at 2:30pm

Does anyone doubt that this really happened?

The Washington Examiner reports:

A’s for liberal papers only: A conservative’s college experience

Leah Keller, a graduating senior at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., is only now choosing to speak out about her early experiences as a conservative on campus, 3 1/2 years later.

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Majority of Students at Pomona College Say Campus Climate Hinders Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 12:30pm 5/20/2018 at 12:30pm

This is according to a Gallup poll. You would probably get a similar result at a majority of American colleges.

The College Fix reports:

Gallup poll: Nine of ten Pomona College students say campus climate hinders free speech

A Gallup poll on Pomona College’s “Perceptions of Speech and Campus Climate” has been released, and...

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James Mattis Awarded Honorary Degree from Institute of World Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 9:30am 5/20/2018 at 9:30am
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Mattis recently gave the commencement address at this school. Sounds like they enjoyed his visit.

The Hill reports:

Mattis receives honorary doctorate from international affairs school

Defense Secretary James Mattis donned his academic regalia on Saturday as he received an honorary doctorate from an international affairs school.

Mattis received the honorary law degree after his...

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White ‘Allies’ Barred From Georgetown Discussion About Arming Campus Police

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/19/2018 at 2:30pm

This will not help the cause of students who are against arming the police. It will only further alienate them from the campus community.

Campus Reform reports:

Student group bars white ‘allies’ from forum on arming police

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Spanish Economists and Academics to Boycott Events Without Enough Female Experts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11:30am 5/19/2018 at 11:30am

Expertise doesn’t matter anymore. What’s more important is quotas based on identity politics so everyone feels better.

El Pais reports:

Spanish economists and academics to boycott events without female experts

A group of renowned economists and academics from Spain has signed a document promising not to appear as a speaker at any academic event...

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Anti-Israel Activists at UCLA Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:30am 5/19/2018 at 9:30am
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When you read the description of what happened below, bear in mind that these are college students. Yet they are completely divorced from reality and out of control.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Anti-Israel Activists Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian at UCLA

Pro-Palestinian students at UCLA attacked a Lebanese Christian sharing the story...

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Women’s Studies Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8:00am 5/19/2018 at 8:00am

The experiences of women in higher education are obviously very different based on the individual.

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Commencement Speaker at All Women’s College Angers Students by Criticizing #MeToo Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/18/2018 at 12:00pm

This happened at Sweet Briar College and the speaker, a woman, is also a graduate.

FOX News reports:

Commencement speaker at all-women’s college blasted for criticizing #MeToo movement

A commencement speaker at a Virginia all-women’s college upset students and alumni for her criticism of the #MeToo movement on Saturday, according to a report from...

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Marylhurst University in Oregon to Close as Enrollment Drops Below 50 Percent

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:00am 5/18/2018 at 10:00am

Another one bites the dust. The higher ed bubble is real.

KGW8 News reports:

Marylhurst University to close as enrollment drops by 50 percent

Marylhurst University is closing its doors after 125 years of operation.

The small Catholic university in unincorporated Clackamas County, near Lake Oswego, said declining enrollment led...

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Michael Keaton Ends Commencement Speech at Kent State by Saying “I’m Batman”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8:00am 5/18/2018 at 8:00am

I disagree with Keaton on this. In my world, the only real Batman is Adam West.

The Huffington Post reports:

Michael Keaton Ends Kent State Commencement Speech With ‘I’m Batman’

Actor Michael Keaton ended his commencement address at Kent State University’s graduation ceremony with two words: “I’m Batman.”

Keaton could have gone the more dramatic...

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Kent State Student Gets Threats After Posing for Grad Photo With a Gun

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/17/2018 at 2:00pm

The photo was meant to be a criticism of the school’s anti-gun policies.

FOX News reports:

Conservative student’s parting shot at college’s anti-gun policies goes viral: ‘Come and take it’

A conservative woman who recently graduated from Kent State University has received threats after she took aim at her school’s anti-gun policies in a...

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Department of Education Investigating Yale for Discriminating Against Men

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/17/2018 at 12:00pm

Haven’t we been repeatedly assured that men have the upper hand in academia?

The Daily Caller reports:

Feds Probe Yale For Allegedly Excluding Men From Programs And Scholarships

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating multiple programs and scholarships at Yale University after it received a complaint indicating the school offers an array of...

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Evergreen State to Keep ‘Day of Absence’ of White People Event

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11:00am 5/17/2018 at 11:00am

Last year, all hell broke loose on the campus of Evergreen State College in Washington state when Professor Bret Weinstein refused to participate in a campus event which would have barred white people from campus for one day. Now they’re at it again.

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U. Akron Prof Tries to Give Female Students Higher Grades Just for Being Women

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00am 5/17/2018 at 10:00am

If women are so powerful and equal to men in every way, why do they need to be given an advantage?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Professor tries to give female students better grades just for being women

A University of Akron professor inadvertently devised a creative new way to insult female students this week,...

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