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UCLA College Republicans Protest Ridiculous Security Fees for Ben Shapiro Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 30, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/30/2017 at 1:30pm

The security fees should be paid by the student protesters who make security necessary.

The College Fix reports:

Bruin Republicans protest ‘unconstitutional security fee hurdles’ ahead of Ben Shapiro speech

The Bruin Republicans are fighting against what they contend is UCLA’s plans to unconstitutionally impose hefty extra security fees on them for an upcoming...

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Socialist Group at Kent State Says Conservative Student Belongs in Gulag

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:30am 10/30/2017 at 10:30am

This was apparently supposed to be a joke. Somehow it’s not that funny.

Campus Reform reports:

Socialist group suggests conservative peer belongs in Gulag

A socialist student group at Kent State University recently suggested that a conservative student belongs in a Soviet prison camp for her stance on free speech.

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College of the Ozarks Launches Course Requirement in Patriotism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:30am 10/30/2017 at 7:30am

I’m not sure I like the requirement part but the course subject is refreshing.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

New Graduation Requirement: Patriotism

Quick quiz: Where is Omaha Beach?

If your answer was Normandy, France,...

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Silence in the face of campus extremism is a vice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 9:00pm 10/29/2017 at 9:00pm
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Reed College Assistant Professor of English and humanities Lucía Martínez Valdivia writes in The Washington Post of the extremism from the “social justice” movement on campuses, and how too many faculty just stay silent., Pr...

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Yale ‘Decolonizes’ English Department Over Complaint About White Authors

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 12:30pm 10/29/2017 at 12:30pm

Yale is now run by social justice warriors. I have no idea why anyone would pay to go there.

The College Fix reports:

Yale ‘decolonizes’ English dept. after complaints studying white authors ‘actively harms’...

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College Student Gets Jail Time for Bringing Weapons to Trump Tower

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 10:30am 10/29/2017 at 10:30am

The 2016 election really brought out mental illness in some people.

FOX News reports:

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Cornell Yanks Advertisements From Breitbart and Other Political Websites

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 8:30am 10/29/2017 at 8:30am

An alum complained so now everyone loses out, left and right.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Cornell Removes Advertisements From Breitbart, Political Websites

Cornell restricted advertisements for its online certificate program, eCornell, from appearing on political websites after an alumnus raised concerns on Tuesday about one of the University’s ads appearing on Breitbart, the...

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Actual Malice at Vassar College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 8:30pm 10/28/2017 at 8:30pm

I’m still trying to get my mind around the Vassar College campus reaction to my planned lecture on “hate speech” and free speech, which I wrote about in Safe Spaces and Safety Teams at Vassar College for My Lecture on Free Speech.

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff were whipped into a frenzy...

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Democrats Now Consulting Psychology Professors to Impeach Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 12:30pm 10/28/2017 at 12:30pm
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Democrats think if they get enough shrinks to declare Trump crazy, people will believe it.

Campus Reform reports:

Democrats turn to psych profs for dirt on Trump

Democrat leaders from both the House and Senate have reached out to psychology professors over the past several months seeking input on the state of President Trump’s...

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Prof Injured by Middlebury Mob Tells Congress Free Speech a National Security Issue

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:30am 10/28/2017 at 10:30am
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She would know. The violent mob sent her to the emergency room that night.

The College Fix reports:

Professor injured in Middlebury riot tells Congress free speech is ‘national security’ issue

A Senate committee tasked with preventing the collapse of the Obamacare exchanges took...

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University Hires Black Lives Matter Activist Who Once Threatened Dean

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 8:30am 10/28/2017 at 8:30am

If you’re a leftist, academia will generally overlook bad behavior.

The Daily Caller reported:

Black Lives Matter Activist Previously Banned For Threatening Dean Hired At University Of Kansas

The University of Kansas has hired a Black Lives Matter activist who was previously banned from one of its buildings for threatening the dean.

A licensed social...

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Silencing the Opposition Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:30am 10/28/2017 at 7:30am
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The left has a rather unique new interpretation of free speech.

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Protesters at UC Santa Cruz: Free Speech Protects Right Wing Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/27/2017 at 1:30pm
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These are the same students who invaded a meeting of the College Republicans last week.

Campus Reform reports:

Protesters: Free speech protects ‘racist violence and bigotry’

The students who were arrested for shouting down a College Republicans meeting l...

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U. Southern Indiana Advises Campus Community to Notice Skin Color

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:30am 10/27/2017 at 10:30am

Some people in academia seem determined to set back all the work of the civil rights movement.

The College Fix reports:

University tells campus community to notice other people’s skin color

One university has advised its campus community to notice the color of people’s skin in order to not be oppressive.

“Reject color blindness” is...

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Oberlin College Now Paying Students for Social Justice Activism

http://fox8.com/2016/11/18/oberlin-college-professors-home-vandalized-horrific-note-left-on-door/
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:30am 10/27/2017 at 7:30am
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Why doesn’t Oberlin drop the pretense of being a college and just embrace progressive political activism full time?

Reason reports:

Oberlin College Is Hiring Students to Be Social Justice Activists, Host Microaggression Training

At Oberlin College, students interested in social justice can apply for a job teaching their classmates about microaggressions and the nature...

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Safe Spaces and Safety Teams at Vassar College for My Lecture on Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 2:20pm 10/26/2017 at 2:20pm

On October 25, 2017, I gave a speech at Vassar College on “An Examination of Hate Speech and Free Speech on College Campuses.” The main sponsor was the Vassar Conservative Libertarian Union, which also sponsored my 2014 speech at Vassar. Other sponsors were Students for Liberty and the Leadership Institute.

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Justice Department Backs Lawsuit: Campus Free Speech Zones Violated Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/26/2017 at 1:30pm
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Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department have done more for free speech on campus in a few short months than the Obama administration did in eight years.

The Hill reports:

DOJ backs lawsuit alleging college violated free speech rights

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is weighing in on a lawsuit regarding so-called free speech...

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