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Princeton Experiments With Social Justice Training Program

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/30/2017 at 1:30pm

If you were lucky enough to attend a school like Princeton, why would you waste your time on this?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Princeton to Test Drive ‘Social Justice’ Training Program

Princeton University will test drive its new “social justice” training pre-orientation program this September, with 39 freshmen selected to discuss “issues of...

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Fliers Posted at UCCS Suggest Banning Veterans from Four Year Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 10:30am 8/30/2017 at 10:30am

Some people on the left are absolutely determined to give Trump a second term. Stuff like this virtually guarantees it will happen.

Truth Revolt has the story:

Campus Flier Suggests Banning Veterans from Four-Year Universities

flier posted on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) calls for banning military veterans from...

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U. Tampa Prof Fired for Calling Hurricane ‘Karma’ Over Texas Support for Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 7:30am 8/30/2017 at 7:30am
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I’ve lost track of how many professors have been fired over the last six months for saying something dumb like this. It’s an epidemic.

The Orlando Sentinel reports:

Winter Park-based Tampa professor fired after...

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Higher Ed Bubble: Humanities Doctorates Rise as Humanities Job Market Shrinks

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/29/2017 at 1:30pm

Schools are churning out doctoral graduates but the job pool isn’t strong enough to support so many people. As a wise man once said, something that can’t go on forever, won’t.

Scott Jaschik writes at Inside Higher Ed:

The Shrinking Humanities Job Market

Many new Ph.D.s in humanities disciplines report that they struggle to...

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Mizzou Now Offering Microaggressions Therapy For Black Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 10:30am 8/29/2017 at 10:30am

Will anyone be surprised if the University of Missouri closes in a year or two? The school has become a parody of itself.

The Daily Caller reports:

Mizzou Offers ‘Microaggressions’ Therapy For Black Students ‘Surviving’ At ‘White Institution’

The taxpayer-funded University of Missouri is offering segregated weekly meetings “for students, staff and faculty of...

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Should Studying the Constitution be Mandatory at Colleges?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 7:30am 8/29/2017 at 7:30am

Some schools already have mandatory courses in social justice and white privilege. Why not mandate the study of the Constitution?

Red Alert Politics reports:

All colleges should require a class on the Constitution and civic literacy

At my liberal arts college, I was required to take four science...

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Mizzou Hosting Support Group to Help People Survive ‘Predominantly White’ School

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/28/2017 at 1:30pm
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The University of Missouri’s College of Education has promoted a support group for students, faculty, and staff to help them survive at the “predominately white institution.

The flyer states that the group has previously “focused on racial identity develop, mindfulness, colorism, self-love, and experiences of holding two or three marginalized identities.”

The group...

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U. Kansas Turning Point President Wants ‘Divisive Rhetoric’ to End on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:30am 8/28/2017 at 10:30am
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On Saturday, I blogged how professors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln harassed the president of the university’s chapter of Turning Point, a conservative organization, as she recruited new members.

Alex Dwyer, the president of the University of Kansas’s chapter, spoke out about the collapse of campus activism

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Ex-Auburn Softball Player Alleges Abuse, Sexual Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 7:30am 8/28/2017 at 7:30am
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ESPN reported that a former softball player Auburn University alleged abuse, sexual harassment, and cover-up by administration officials in a 14-page complaint to school officials and Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. ESPN

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Berkeley College Republicans Crash Anti-Conservative Group Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 3:00pm 8/27/2017 at 3:00pm
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Progressive activist group “By Any Means Necessary” (BAMN) decided to ban the College Republicans at the University of California, Berkeley, from a meeting to plan protests against the alt-right. Pretty ironic that they wanted to plan a protest against fascists and then deny a group entrance.

The College Republicans did not sit...

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Scaramucci to Speak at Liberty University in November

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 9:00am 8/27/2017 at 9:00am
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Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, the man who caused a furor in his short 10 day post with his off the wall comments, will speak at Liberty University in November. From The News & Advance:

Scaramucci did not confirm an exact date for...

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U. Nebraska-Lincoln Profs Harass President of Turning Point on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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Turning Point USA, founded by conservative activist Charlie Kirk, is an organization aimed at teaching students about “fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited governments.” Well, the president of the organization’s chapter at University of Nebraska-Lincoln received harassment as she recruited students on campus.

Worst part? PROFESSORS participated in the harassment. From ...

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U. Illinois Will Stop Using ‘War Chant’ at Illini Events

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The University of Illinois has decided to stop using its iconic “War Chant” music at sporting events. From The News-Gazette:

Athletic spokesman Kent Brown confirmed the decision today after several UI students said they were told to stop playing the drum chant at Thursday’s Illini soccer match by a representative of the...

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Marquette University Sued by Former Student Over Sexual Assault Report

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 9:30am 8/26/2017 at 9:30am
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A former student has sued Marquette University over the way the school handled her report of sexual assault in 2014. From The Journal Sentinel:

The Illinois woman, identified only as “Jane Doe,” says the other student, identified only as KW, ignored her repeated rejections of his increasingly crude sexual advances. But on...

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There Goes The Robert E. Lee Week In Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 8:30am 8/26/2017 at 8:30am
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Before ESPN pulled Asian-American Robert Lee from a U.Va broadcast because his name was too similar to Robert E. Lee, USC came under fire for its mascot’s name being...

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Scottish NYU Student Describes the Shock of Seeing the ‘Stifling of Free Speech’ on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/25/2017 at 1:30pm
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Madeleine Kearns from Glasgow, Scotland, decided to study journalism at NYU. She received a shock when she arrived on campus and found the “stifling of free speech” and different pronouns a person can be called.

She detailed her experience in The Spectator:

As a child in Glasgow, I learned that sticks and stones...

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U. South Carolina Offers 18-Week Training Program in Social Justice Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:30am 8/25/2017 at 10:30am
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The University of South Carolina offers its students a free 18-week training program in social justice.

From Campus Reform:

The University of South Carolina recently launched a semester-long “Social Justice Program” to train student activists to “combat bias.”

The school put out a call for applications earlier this month, noting that the goal is...

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