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State Court Upholds U. California Decision to Offer In-State Tuition to Illegals

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The taxpayers of California are getting fleeced by their largest public university system and a court just said it was OK.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports:

State court upholds UC tuition, aid for immigrants here illegally

A state appeals court says the University of California Board of Regents acted legally in allowing unauthorized immigrants...

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Faith Based Universities See Trump’s Win as a Reprieve

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30am 12/14/2016 at 10:30am

The last eight years have been an assault on faith based institutions in many ways so it’s no wonder the folks at these schools are breathing a sigh of relief.

National Review has the story:

For Some Faith-Based Institutions, Trump Represents a Reprieve

Perhaps more than any other sector in America, the ivory towers...

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Amherst College Suspends Men’s Cross Country Team Over Lewd Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:30am 12/14/2016 at 7:30am

This is a weird trend. It has happened at at least two other schools in the last few months.

USA Today reports:

Amherst College suspends cross country team for sexually explicit messages

The men’s cross-country team at Amherst College in Massachusetts has been suspended from team activities after a number of messages came to...

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Reed College Dean “ashamed” after leftists shout down Gay Director of Pro-Trans film

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/13/2016 at 4:00pm

Kimberly Peirce, who made the 1999 film “Boys Don’t Cry” about the transgender man Brandon Teena was recently invited to screen the film and give a talk at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.

Things went downhill quickly as students arrived and shouted obscenities at Peirce, preventing her ability to speak. The students...

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Columbia Grad Students Join the United Auto Workers Union

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/13/2016 at 1:30pm

Grad students at Columbia have been fighting for the right to unionize for some time. Now they’ve got it and they joined the United Auto Workers union. Doesn’t that sound a little strange?

The Wall Street Journal reported:

Columbia University Grad Students Join UAW After Battle for Right to Unionize

Columbia University graduate students...

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Students at Penn Replace Shakespeare Portrait With Picture of Black Writer

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 10:30am 12/13/2016 at 10:30am

Shakespeare is apparently the embodiment of the old-dead-white-guy patriarchy or something.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports:

Penn students replace Shakespeare portrait with photo of black writer

Students at the University of Pennsylvania have removed a large portrait of William Shakespeare from a wall in the building housing the English Department and replaced it with a...

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Students at Oxford University Asked to Use Gender Neutral Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:30am 12/13/2016 at 7:30am

The idea behind this is that using regular gender pronouns might offend transgender students. This is the logic of the left on display.

The Daily Caller reports:

Oxford University Students Asked To Use ‘Gender Neutral’ Pronouns

Oxford University’s students’ union is asking students to use gender neutral pronouns because of transgender students.

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“Too often, we embrace diversity of all kinds except for ideological.”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/12/2016 at 1:30pm

When Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times is admitting academia has a problem with liberal bias, there is hope for higher education.

From his recent column:

The Dangers of Echo Chambers on Campus

After Donald Trump’s election, some universities echoed with primal howls. Faculty members canceled classes for weeping, terrified students who asked:...

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Republican Harvard Student Describes Political Double Standard on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 10:30am 12/12/2016 at 10:30am

If liberal college students think they have it tough on campus, they should try being Republicans for a day.

The Boston Herald reports:

Republican student gets a liberal dose at Harvard

It ain’t easy being a Republican at Harvard, and certainly not in the era of Donald Trump, according to Emily Hall, an unabashed...

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Loyola Prof Calls Cops on Student Because He’s Wearing His Police Officer Uniform

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:30am 12/12/2016 at 7:30am

The mere sight of a college student wearing a police uniform is triggering now?

Heat Street reports:

Loyola Professor Calls Cops on Student Because He’s Wearing His Police Officer Uniform

Josh Collins, a sheriff’s sergeant in New Orleans, attends classes at Loyola University when he is not working. This week, one of his professors...

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University Donor Outrages Students By Saying They Should Repay Loans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/11/2016 at 2:30pm

A major donor to California State Fullerton sparked an outrage among students by suggesting they get jobs to pay back their student loans.

Campus Reform reported:

CSUF donor enrages students by suggesting they get jobs

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Rolling Stone Challenges Verdict Over False Gang Rape Story at UVA

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 10:30am 12/11/2016 at 10:30am

Rolling Stone has a lot of nerve to challenge this verdict. Perhaps it’s their only option, financially.

ABC News reported:

Rolling Stone Challenges Verdict in UVa Defamation Case

Rolling Stone magazine urged a federal judge on Monday to overturn the verdict of a jury, which found that the publication and a reporter defamed a...

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Prof Bans Use of Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’ on Exam

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 8:30am 12/11/2016 at 8:30am

Does anyone else find it disturbing that a professor would ban the use of an accurate term because it clashes with a liberal world view?

The Daily Caller reported:

USC Professor Bans Students From Using The Phrase ‘Illegal Immigrant’ On Exam

A professor at the University of Southern California has barred her students from...

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Ohio Lawmakers Approve Concealed Carry for College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/10/2016 at 12:00pm

This is great news for Second Amendment supporters and Ohio college students who want to arm themselves for protection.

FOX News reports:

Ohio lawmakers approve concealed carry at colleges, day cares

Lawmakers in Ohio approved legislation Friday morning expanding the state’s concealed-weapons law to allow guns in colleges and day care centers and on...

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Student Activist Group at Ohio State Says Attacker Was Wrongly Shot by Police

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10:00am 12/10/2016 at 10:00am

Admit it, you knew it was just a matter of time before someone said this. Didn’t you?

The Daily Caller reports:

OSU Activists Complain Terrorist Was Wrongly Shot By Police

An Ohio State University (OSU) student who attempted to go on a stabbing spree last month before being gunned down by a nearby officer...

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No Sanctuary Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8:30am 12/10/2016 at 8:30am
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Students across the country are calling on their schools to adopt sanctuary campus policies but not all college leaders are on board.

This school is interested, of course.

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Leftist Students at Reed College Scream Obscenities at Director of Pro-Trans Movie

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8:00am 12/10/2016 at 8:00am

The director of the pro-transgender film “Boys Don’t Cry” made an appearance at Reed College but was shouted down by leftist students who also screamed obscenities at her. The reason why will blow your mind.

Robby Soave reports at Reason:

Leftist Students Shouted ‘F*ck You B*itch’ at the Gay Director of a Pro-Trans...

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