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Marygrove College to Offer Masters Degree in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/28/2018 at 1:00pm

What does one do with such a degree besides teach the subject to others?

The Washington Examiner reports:

College to offer masters degree in ‘social justice’

Amidst a growing national debate over whether institutions of higher education are doing enough to prepare students for the workforce, one college in Michigan has begun offering a...

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Harvard Student Arrested Naked and Allegedly on Drugs Won’t Face Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 11:00am 5/28/2018 at 11:00am

We did a post about this incident when it happened. This is an update.

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NYU Scholar Compares American National Anthem to Nazi Salute

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9:00am 5/28/2018 at 9:00am

You may remember George Ciccariello-Maher as the former Drexel University prof who wished for white genocide. Now he is at NYU and he’s still saying inflammatory things.

The Daily Caller reports:

NYU Scholar Compares National Anthem To Nazi Salute

A New York University scholar and former “white genocide” professor compared the American national anthem...

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University in Florida Holds Separate Graduation Ceremony for Pets

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 1:30pm 5/27/2018 at 1:30pm
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This is a graduation ceremony I would have loved to attend.

The Daily Caller reports:

Florida University Holds Separate Graduation For Pets

A Florida university held a separate graduation ceremony for the pets of graduating students.

Eckerd College, a private school in St. Petersburg, Fla., graduated over 50 pets during its sixth “Pet Commencement” ceremony,...

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University Holds ‘Social Justice Summit’ for Educators

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 11:30am 5/27/2018 at 11:30am

This is just a celebration of left wing politics in academia. How does it advance serious scholarship?

Campus Reform reports:

University hosts profs for national ‘Social Justice’ summit

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities is set to host its first-ever “social justice summit” for educators “seeking to expand their social justice competency and capacity.”

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Dartmouth to Spend $17 Million on Increased Mental Health Services

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 9:30am 5/27/2018 at 9:30am

We see a story like this at different schools every once in a while. Are college students really this distressed?

The College Fix reports:

Dartmouth to spend $17 million on mental health services

Dartmouth College recently announced that it will spend almost $20 million to increase mental health services on campus, though the Ivy...

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Prof Who Vandalized Home of NRA Official Fined $500

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 1:30pm 5/26/2018 at 1:30pm

We covered this in an earlier post. How is this acceptable behavior for a professor?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof convicted of vandalizing home of NRA lobbyist

University of Nebraska, Lincoln professor Patricia Hill has been convicted of spraying fake blood on the home of NRA lobbyist Chris Cox and ordered to pay a...

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Activists Tell Congress to Hold Administrators Accountable for Campus Free Speech Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 11:30am 5/26/2018 at 11:30am

If campus administrators spent more time worrying about basic rights and less time obsessing about diversity, we wouldn’t be having this problem.

The College Fix reports:

Hold administrators accountable for campus free speech crisis, First Amendment advocates tell Congress

College administrators must accept blame for the severe restrictions on free speech seen on campuses...

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Former Evergreen Prof Bret Weinstein a Year Later: Identity Politics a Danger for Country

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00am 5/26/2018 at 10:00am
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One year ago, a hostile takeover of the campus of Evergreen State College by students took place which is still adversely affecting the school today.

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College Students in California Rally to Demand Free Abortion on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 9:30am 5/26/2018 at 9:30am

Is there any aspect of college life that progressive students think shouldn’t be free?

The Daily Caller reports:

California Students Come Out In Droves To Demand Free Abortion On Campus

A slew of California college kids gathered together Monday to demand the State Assembly accept and pass a bill that would mandate all public...

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Not With Her Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 8:00am 5/26/2018 at 8:00am
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Hillary’s speech at Yale this week suggests she will never get over the 2016 election.

There are also people in academia who will never get over Trump’s victory.

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Washington Post Writer E.J. Dionne to Teach Course About Trump at Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/25/2018 at 2:00pm

Does anyone believe this course will be anything but anti-Trump?

Campus Reform reports:

Liberal WaPo columnist to teach anti-Trump course at Harvard

A well-known liberal pundit will be teaching a course at Harvard University this fall titled “Donald Trump and the Challenge to Liberal Democracy.”

The class will be taught by liberal Washington Post columnist...

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Harvard Students Reportedly Want to be Challenged by More Conservative Scholars

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/25/2018 at 12:00pm

A similar thing has been happening at Brown University. Is this part of a new trend?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard students condemn liberal echo chamber; want more conservative scholars, intellectual challenges

Student leaders of...

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Student Leaving Marquette Says it’s No Longer a Jesuit and Catholic University

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 8:00am 5/25/2018 at 8:00am

Many of America’s Catholic colleges and universities seem to have been taken over by left wing ideology.

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Leaves Catholic University After Social Justice Allegedly Overtakes Religion

A Catholic university student announced Wednesday in an op-ed he is leaving his school, alleging “rampant political bias” and a growing divorce of...

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San Diego State Changing Mascot from ‘Aztec Warrior’ to ‘Spirit Leader’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/24/2018 at 12:00pm

Political correctness almost caused the school to ditch this mascot completely but a task force came up with the change in title.

The Washington Examiner reports:

San Diego State to transition mascot from ‘Aztec Warrior’ to ‘Spirit Leader’ for sensitivity purposes

Administrators at a public university in California have announced that they will be...

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Bias Response Team at U. Kentucky Encourages Students to Report Each Other

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:00am 5/24/2018 at 10:00am

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is sounding the alarm on this policy.

The College Fix reports:

University of Kentucky bias response team features ‘literal thought police’

The University of Kentucky this month received a dubious award from a campus watchdog group for...

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Harvard Overseer Resigns Over School’s Refusal to Divest From Fossil Fuels

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 8:00am 5/24/2018 at 8:00am

The desire to divest from fossil fuels is driven by the left’s climate change hysteria.

The Huffington Post reports:

Harvard Overseer Resigns In Protest Over University Endowment, Fossil Fuel Investments

A member of one of Harvard University’s governing bodies resigned Tuesday over ethical concerns surrounding the school’s multibillion-dollar endowment, including investments in fossil fuels,...

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