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Report: George Washington U. TA Asks Students to Attend Unionization Sit-in for Class

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/1/2018 at 12:00pm

Is this where the unionization of grad student teaching assistants is headed? Union activism as a substitute for real classwork?

Campus Reform reports:

TA asks students to show up at unionization sit-in for class

George Washington University graduate students are seeking to unionize, and at least one Teaching Assistant asked students show up at...

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Reed College Student Protesters Want White Authors Excluded from Humanities Course

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:00am 5/1/2018 at 10:00am
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The school tried to placate these students by meeting them halfway but now they want to go even further. Who could have guessed this would happen?

The College Fix reports:

Student activists demand ‘reparations’: exclusion of white authors from humanities course

After a year and a half of disruptions against a mandatory humanities course...

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MFA Visual Arts Students at Columbia Demand Tuition Refund

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 8:00am 5/1/2018 at 8:00am

The students claim the facilities are terrible and that the some of the faculty is missing in action.

The Columbia Spectator reports:

With decrepit facilities and missing faculty, MFA Visual Arts students demand tuition refund

When Elsa Lama, SVA ’18, chose to attend Columbia’s Masters of Fine Arts Visual Arts program in 2016, she...

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USC law professor Michael Simkovic’s absurd attack on me for defending campus free speech

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/video/category/spoken-word-kcaltv/3756306-expert-breaks-down-effects-of-gop-tax-plan/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/30/2018 at 9:00pm
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Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports website, run by U. Chicago law professor Brian Leiter, isn’t a high traffic site, but it does have a following among people interested in the law professor profession.

So it is not surprising that some Legal Insurrection readers also read Leiter’s website. Several of those readers contacted...

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Former U. Wisconsin Stevens Point Employee Labels College Republicans as Racists

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/30/2018 at 2:00pm

This looks pretty serious.

Campus Reform reports:

College Republicans email list used to ‘identify the racists’

A former employee of the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point is targeting conservatives on campus by publicizing a College Republicans contact list on social media.

In an April 19 Facebook post, Erwin Palma, a recent graduate and a former...

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Ohio State is Training Students to “Resist ICE”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/30/2018 at 12:00pm
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Funny, I don’t remember anything like this happening on Obama’s watch despite the fact that he deported people too.

The College Fix reports:

Ohio State hosts deportation defense training

The Central Ohio Worker Center, in partnership with...

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Warren and Sanders Urge IRS to Scrutinize For-Profit Colleges Seeking Non-Profit Status

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:00am 4/30/2018 at 10:00am

They claim some of these colleges are seeking non-profit status to enrich themselves. You know, like Harvard.

The Daily Caller reports:

Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Urge IRS To Scrutinize For-Profit Colleges

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other senators are urging the IRS to “closely scrutinize” for-profit colleges that are trying to become nonprofit...

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Student Govt at Berkeley Considers Revoking Funding for College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/29/2018 at 1:30pm
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The student who suggested this wants the funds reallocated to the black student union. The reasoning is bogus.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov threatens to give CR funds to Black Student Union

A University of California, Berkeley Student Senator proposed that all student government funding for the Berkeley College Republicans be reallocated to the...

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Washington U. St. Louis Campus Bookstore Sells Che Guevara Dolls

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 11:30am 4/29/2018 at 11:30am

The far left’s love affair with Guevara is still going on, even on college campuses.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Campus bookstore sells Che Guevara dolls

Washington University in St. Louis is allegedly selling stuffed dolls of the controversial Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara at its on-campus bookstore.

Red Alert Politics obtained a picture of the doll...

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Conservative Scholar at Claremont McKenna Targeted with Nazi Slur

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 9:30am 4/29/2018 at 9:30am

Anyone who is right of center can be protested in this way on today’s college campuses. It’s not true or fair.

The College Fix reports:

Prominent conservative scholar at Claremont targeted with Nazi slur

A prominent and respected conservative scholar at Claremont McKenna College was the target of a Nazi slur through a large...

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Swarthmore Profs Launch Hunger Strike Demanding Use of Endowment for ‘Social Objectives’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/28/2018 at 1:30pm

In some cases, it’s getting harder and harder to tell the difference between faculty and students.

Campus Reform reports:

Profs fast to demand use of endowment for ‘social objectives’

Three professors are taking turns fasting for a full week in support of a student referendum asking Swarthmore College to reverse a ban on using...

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Teepee-like Structure at USC Deemed ‘Culturally Insensitive’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:30am 4/28/2018 at 11:30am

Elizabeth Warren was unavailable for comment.

The College Fix reports:

Student government declares teepee-like structure ‘culturally insensitive’ and ‘not tolerable’

At the University of Southern California, a somewhat teepee-like structure that was not actually a teepee was recently declared “culturally insensitive” due to the fact that it looked like a teepee.

The tent-like creation, which...

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Prof Charged for Spraying Fake Blood on Home of NRA Lobbyist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 9:30am 4/28/2018 at 9:30am

We mentioned this vile attack in an earlier post. Now the professor is facing charges.

The Daily Caller reports:

Prof Charged After Spraying Fake Blood On NRA Lobbyist’s House

A Nebraska professor has been charged with property destruction of an NRA lobbyist’s house, according to a Monday report.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Patricia Wonch Hill...

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Campus Crybullies Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 8:00am 4/28/2018 at 8:00am
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The same people behind this nonsense…

Are the target market for this…

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Prof Claims Free Speech and Property Rights Fuel ‘Capitalist Violence’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/27/2018 at 2:00pm

The academic left is so emboldened that they think nothing of espousing rhetoric like this.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof says individual rights fuel ‘capitalist violence’

A Marquette University professor recently argued that individual liberties, including free speech and property rights, are merely forces “that reproduce capitalist violence.”

Professor Jodi Melamed made the remarks during a...

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Student Group Cancels Immigration Talk After School Hikes Security Fee by 1,800 Percent

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/27/2018 at 12:00pm

This has become a common tactic for school administrations. Events they don’t like are shut down by outrageous security fees.

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Group Cancels Event After 1,800% Hike In Security Cost

A student group cancelled an immigration talk after a Canadian university hiked the security cost by nearly 1,800 percent Wednesday,...

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Study Shows Democratic Professors Outnumber Republicans 10 to 1

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 10:00am 4/27/2018 at 10:00am

For all of academia’s talk about diversity, it isn’t really very diverse.

The Washington Times reports:

Democratic professors outnumber Republicans 10 to 1, study shows

There are more than 10 pr...

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