College Insurrection  (Page 162)

College Republicans Still Split Over Trump a Year After Election

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/4/2018 at 12:00pm

I predict this will change over the next two years as Trump completes more of his agenda.

The Daily Caller reports:

Trump Still Splitting College Republicans One Year After Election

More than a year after the election, President Donald Trump is still splitting Republicans on college campuses across the country.

Trump’s candidacy and presidency has...

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Student Suing UC San Diego After Being Hit by Car Protesting Trump on Freeway

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 10:00am 1/4/2018 at 10:00am
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This happened a year ago but the lawsuit was just filed recently. The student blames the school for not stopping her from protesting on the highway. I’m not even kidding.

The College Fix reports:

Student protester hit by car as she blocked freeway sues UC San Diego

The University of California-San Diego is now...

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UCLA Study of Trump’s Tweets Claims to ‘Prove’ He is a Bigot

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 8:00am 1/4/2018 at 8:00am
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Well, if a UCLA study confirms this it just must be true. Right?

The College Fix reports:

UCLA study analyzes over 6,000 Trump tweets, ‘proves’ he’s a bigot

Students at UCLA have scrutinized over 6,300 Donald Trump tweets and speeches and determined that “his language shows an anti-immigrant bias and ‘false narrative.’”

The study by...

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Former Drexel U. ‘White Genocide’ Prof Gets New Job at NYU

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/3/2018 at 4:00pm

That was quick. George Ciccariello-Maher just resigned from Drexel a few weeks ago and he already has a new job.

The Daily Caller reports:

Take A Look At The ‘White Genocide’ Prof’s New Gig

A recently resigned communist...

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Founder of HBO Sports Sues Harvard for Defamation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/3/2018 at 12:00pm

Stephen Powell claims he is a graduate of the Kennedy School at Harvard. The school says he’s not entitled to a degree because he has student debt.

The Hollywood Reporter has the story:

Harvard Fights a Defamation Lawsuit From the Founder of HBO Sports

Got student debt? You’re not alone, but maybe it means...

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Lake Superior State U. Releases List of Banned Words for 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00am 1/3/2018 at 10:00am

This is actually an annual tradition at Lake Superior State University. It’s really meant as humor, not an effort to limit free speech.

Here are some of the banned words, via Inside Higher Ed:

Unpack: Misused word for analyze, consider, assess. Concepts or positions are not packed, so they don’t need to...

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URI Prof Wants Counseling for Student Victims of Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 8:00am 1/3/2018 at 8:00am

If you need counseling for microaggressions, you don’t need to be in college, you need psychiatric hospitalization.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof suggests counseling for victims of microaggressions

An associate professor at the University of Rhode Island (URI) recently discovered that many students cope with “racial microaggressions” by going home and crying it out.

Annemarie Vaccaro,...

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Harvard Student Whose Father Escaped Communism Warns Campus Leftists

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/2/2018 at 12:00pm

Harvard student Laura Nicolae knows the dangers of communism from her family. She has a warning for students flirting with Marxism.

She writes at the Harvard Crimson:

100 Years. 100 Million Lives. Think Twice.

In 1988, my twenty-six-year-old father jumped off a train in the middle of Hungary with nothing but the clothes on...

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The College of New Jersey Designates New Dorm for Social Justice Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 10:00am 1/2/2018 at 10:00am

Social justice warriors love to have their views affirmed by like minded people. Yet this creates a bubble where they won’t ever be exposed to opposing ideas.

Campus Reform reported:

School offers ‘Social Justice House’ for wannabe activists

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) recently debuted a new dorm that promises to be a...

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Betsy DeVos Looks to Curb Federal Overreach in Education in 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 8:00am 1/2/2018 at 8:00am
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This is great news. It also explains why she drives big government liberals insane.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Betsy DeVos looks to curb federal ‘overreach’ in education

The Department of Education has its sights set on regulatory reform in 2018. Led by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who often speaks out against what she...

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James Madison U. to Pay Teachers $250 to Become More ‘Inclusive’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 1, 2018 at 3:30pm 1/1/2018 at 3:30pm

Embracing the left’s social justice and diversity agenda pays off, apparently. At James Madison University, teachers can cash in with inclusivity.

The College Fix reports:

University pays teachers $250 to become more ‘inclusive’

A public university in Virginia is offering instructors $250 to undergo training in order to become more “inclusive.”

The program at James...

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Another School Changes Policy on Handing Out Copies of Constitution

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 2:30pm 12/31/2017 at 2:30pm

It’s amazing that this is even an issue on college campuses. What’s so dangerous about the constitution?

The College Fix reports:

Another college that harassed student for passing out Constitutions changes policies after warning

If you want to be harassed by campus bureaucrats, ask passers-by to write whatever they want on your oversized beach...

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UC Davis Offers Free Class on ‘Power Napping’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 12:30pm 12/31/2017 at 12:30pm

Where were classes like this when I was in school? I really could have used the rest.

Campus Reform reports:

UC-Davis offers ‘FREE power nap class’

The University of California-Davis offers a “FREE power nap class” where “trained instructors” teach students strategies to help them avoid falling asleep in class.

The class is offered thrice-weekly...

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California Democrat Wants State Colleges to Have Abortion Pills on Demand

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 10:30am 12/31/2017 at 10:30am

Is there any issue more sacred to the left than abortion? One Democrat in California wants abortion pills ready on demand at state schools.

The Daily Caller reports:

California Dem Wants To Mandate State Colleges Have Abortion Pills Ready For Students

California lawmakers are debating whether to adopt a bill that would require the...

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San Jose State Prof Claims Chromosomes Don’t Determine Sex

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 4:00pm 12/30/2017 at 4:00pm

The professor in this story teaches biology. Students might want to think about asking for a refund.

Campus Reform reports:

Biology prof lectures state rep on ‘sex determination stuff’

A San Jose State University biology professor recently accused a Texas state legislator of being “bigoted” for tweeting that there are only two genders.

“In case...

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Overall Enrollment is Down but Purdue University is Flourishing

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00pm 12/30/2017 at 2:00pm

Purdue’s success is not the result of any big secret. It’s all about the price.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Overall university enrollment is declining, but Purdue is skyrocketing. Here’s why

New numbers from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center show that university enrollment has continued to decline for the sixth straight year. Community colleges...

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Conservative Students’ ‘Deplorable Radio’ Show Banned at University in Minnesota

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 12:00pm 12/30/2017 at 12:00pm

Why is it always people on the right who are barred from speaking in academia? What is this school so afraid of?

The College Fix reports:

Conservative students’ ‘Deplorable Radio’ show remains banned from university airwaves

The “Deplorable Radio” show at...

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