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Pomona College Funds Student Trips to Anti-Trump Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 10:30am 11/17/2016 at 10:30am

How do you like this? A college actually paying to support the left wing activism of its students.

The Washington Times reported:

Pomona College pays for students to attend anti-Trump rally

Pomona College reportedly paid for students to attend rallies protesting President-elect Donald Trump, and provided...

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“Sanctuary Campuses” for illegal aliens is the next big thing

https://youtu.be/PrvITcRXW58
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 8:40am 11/17/2016 at 8:40am
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America’s next generation of community organizers has launched a new campaign to turn college campuses into safe spaces for illegal immigrants not unlike the model of sanctuary cities.

CNN reports:

‘Sanctuary campus’ protests target Trump immigration policies

College campuses have become new battlegrounds over immigration as student protests pick up around...

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Students Around the Country Destroy American Flags to Protest Trump

https://twitter.com/madelineele/status/796433555610095617?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7:30am 11/17/2016 at 7:30am
https://twitter.com/madelineele/status/796433555610095617?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Nothing says you care more about America than your opponent like burning the nation’s flag, right?

The Daily Caller reports:

Students Around America Stomp, Cut, And Burn Flags To Protest Trump Election

ampuses around the U.S. have seen a rash of flag burnings, as students apparently distressed over Donald Trump’s presidential victory are taking...

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Student Ejected From Class For Not Agreeing Trump Election As Bad As 9/11

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/16/2016 at 1:30pm

Suggesting that an election is worse than 9/11 is offensive and outrageous. Kicking a student out of your class for disagreeing with you about this is worse.

The College Fix reports:

Student kicked out of class for disagreeing that Trump election was as bad as 9/11

When Republican Donald Trump was elected president last...

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Barnard Students Console Themselves Over Election With Coloring Books

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 10:30am 11/16/2016 at 10:30am

The coloring books were apparently “feminist” coloring books but at this point, what difference does it make?

Campus Reform reports:

Barnard students mourn Hillary loss with ‘feminist coloring pages’

Barnard College students shaken over the loss of Hillary Clinton will be treated to a “space to destress in light of the tumultuous election...

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DePaul: Fundraiser for Terrorist Welcome, Ben Shapiro Not Welcome

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 8:30am 11/16/2016 at 8:30am

The Young Americans for Freedom chapter at DePaul University invited Christina Hoff Sommers and Ben Shapiro to speak on campus. At some point, the administration decided not to allow Ben Shapiro on campus over supposed security concerns, even threatening him with arrest if he set foot on campus.

In an ultimate twist...

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U. Miami Students Get Milk And Cookies to Help Deal With Trump Victory

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:30am 11/16/2016 at 7:30am

It’s amazing how higher education turned into kindergarten following the election. It’s so embarrassing to see this happening in so many places.

The Miami Hurricane reports:

Students ask themselves ‘what now?’ after Election 2016

Students, faculty, religious leaders and organizers of Get Out The Vote (GOTV) gathered two nights after the shocking presidential election...

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Oberlin College fires Prof. Joy Karega after antisemitic Facebook posts

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:00am 11/16/2016 at 7:00am

You may remember Joy Karega, the Oberlin College “Social Justice Writing” Professor who put numerous anti-Semitic posts and graphics on Facebook.

Karega was a supporter of the anti-Israel boycott movement, and hosted an event promoting BDS right around the time the controversy over her Facebook posts erupted. But she wasn’t questioned and...

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Students And Faculty at UVA Object to Inclusion of Thomas Jefferson in Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/15/2016 at 4:30pm

Some students and faculty at UVA are freaking out about the inclusion of Thomas Jefferson in university communications. You know, the same Thomas Jefferson who founded UVA. To her credit, the school president declined to follow the mob’s advice.

The Washington Examiner

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Anti-Israel Kent State Students want Golda Meir Quote Removed (UPDATE – Rejected)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/15/2016 at 1:30pm

Golda Meir was the first female Prime Minister of Israel. What happened to all that talk about how important it is to break the glass ceiling?

Cleveland.com reports:

Kent State students want quote by former Israeli prime minister...

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NYU Reinstates Prof Placed on Leave for Defying Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11:30am 11/15/2016 at 11:30am
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New York University Professor Michael Rectenwald was suspended two weeks ago for a Twitter account he ran which repudiated political correctness. Legal Insurrection readers know that’s a form of heresy on college campuses today.

He has now been reinstated and with a raise in pay. FOX News

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Columbia Suspends Men’s Wrestling Season Over Lewd Texts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:30am 11/15/2016 at 10:30am

We saw something similar to this just recently at Harvard, which cancelled men’s soccer. Why are these schools punishing the entire teams instead of individuals?

The New York Times reports:

Columbia Suspends Wrestling Season After Lewd and Racist Text Messages Are Revealed

Columbia University’s wrestling team, which bills itself as the nation’s oldest intercollegiate...

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Oberlin students on Trump victory: “The world is going to end tomorrow”

http://oberlinreview.org/11716/news/election-day-rattles-oberlin-with-trump-election/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30am 11/15/2016 at 7:30am
http://oberlinreview.org/11716/news/election-day-rattles-oberlin-with-trump-election/

This may partly explain the vicious attempt by Oberlin students to shut down a local bakery after a black student was arrested for shoplifting.

The Oberlin Review reports, Election Day Rattles Oberlin with Trump Election

Waves of fear and shock spread across campus Tuesday night as an unlikely reality set in: Donald Trump...

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Glenn Reynolds: Colleges Are Excluding Students Who Supported Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 8:00pm 11/14/2016 at 8:00pm

Professor Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit has written a new column for USA Today in which he makes an excellent point. Colleges that claim to be inclusive are excluding students who supported Trump in their post-election meltdowns.

From the column:

‘Tolerant’ educators exile Trump voters...

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U. Michigan Law School Scrubs Post-Election Play-Doh Event From Website

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 5:00pm 11/14/2016 at 5:00pm

You read the headline right. The University of Michigan Law School offered a post-election event for traumatized students which included having fun with Play-Doh.

The Daily Caller reported:

Univ. Of Michigan Law School Tries — And Fails — To Scrub Trump Trauma Play-Doh Event From Website

Staffers at the University of Michigan Law School...

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Bakery targeted by Oberlin College #BlackLivesMatter fights back

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/13/2016 at 7:30pm

Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, has been in business since 1885.

It sells a variety of baked goods along with wine and other foods.

On November 9, 2016, Gibson’s employees noticed what they thought was a person shoplifting two bottles of wine hidden in his jacket. That alleged shoplifter was a black Oberlin...

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Melting Snowflakes Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 9:00am 11/12/2016 at 9:00am

It turns out academia’s reaction to Trump’s win was more dramatic than the media’s.

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