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Harvard to Allow Students to Report Instructors Who Say ‘Offensive’ Things

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00am 3/24/2018 at 11:00am

The new policy also includes the ability to report instructors who make students uncomfortable. Harvard already has policies for sexual harassment, so this is clearly about something else. What could go wrong?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard to let students report instructors for making them ‘uncomfortable,’ saying ‘offensive’ things

Harvard is already penalizing students...

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Religion and Social Justice Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:00am 3/24/2018 at 8:00am

It’s safe to say the left has infiltrated Christian colleges and universities.

It’s not just St. Olaf college.

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U. Wisconsin at Stevens Point Dropping Liberal Arts Majors

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/23/2018 at 12:00pm

Students and faculty are not happy about this but the school wants to turn its focus to concentrations with better job prospects. It’s a survival tactic.

The Daily Caller reports:

Wisconsin University Looks To Abolish Liberal Arts Majors

The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point proposed eliminating “programs with lower enrollment” to make room...

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Trump Admin Slaps Sanctions on Nine Iranians, Company for Hacking Into Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11:00am 3/23/2018 at 11:00am
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The Trump administration has slapped sanctions on an Iranian company and nine Iranians for hacking into American universities. A tenth person received sanctions after he hacked accounts belonging to HBO employees to steal data and unaired episodes of shows like Game of Thrones.

Officials said these individuals do not work for the...

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Slate Writer Claims Student Evaluations of Female Professors are Sexist

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 23, 2018 at 10:00am 3/23/2018 at 10:00am

According to writer Kristina Mitchell this isn’t just problematic, it’s illegal.

Take a look:

Student Evaluations Can’t Be Used to Assess Professors

Our research shows they’re biased against women. That means using them is illegal.

Imagine that you’re up for a promotion at your job, but before your superior decides whether you deserve it, you...

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St. Olaf College Won’t Allow Ben Shapiro Speech on Anniversary of Campus Race Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8:00am 3/23/2018 at 8:00am
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The school’s president actually used the anniversary of the campus race hoax as an excuse to deny the event.

The College Fix reports:

College denies request for Ben Shapiro talk, says he’s too divisive in time of racial healing

Is St. Olaf College, a private institution tucked away in a rural area 40 miles...

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Student Threatened With Rape for Supporting Traditional Marriage – At a Catholic College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/22/2018 at 12:00pm

Any student found guilty of making threats in this case should be expelled, end of story. They obviously don’t want to be at a Catholic school anyway.

Campus Reform reports:

Student threatened with rape for supporting tr...

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Republican Senators Call on Colleges to Reveal Foreign Agents on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 10:00am 3/22/2018 at 10:00am

Marco Rubio was joined by Tom Cotton in this effort. Their concern springs from the rise of “Confucius Institutes” on college campuses which have been accused of peddling propaganda.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Senators to colleges: Reveal foreign agents on campus

American universities need to reveal “the malign influence of foreign propaganda” on campus,...

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Lewis and Clark Profs Push Free Speech Statement After Shutdown of Christina Hoff Sommers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:00am 3/22/2018 at 8:00am
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Professor Jacobson wrote about the incident at Lewis and Clark earlier this month. Now some faculty members at the school are standing up for free speech.

The College Fix reports:

After student shutdown of Christina Hoff Sommers speech, professors push free-speech statement

It took a few years and repeated student disruptions of a contrarian...

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Student Punished for Saying There Are Only Two Genders Gets Reinstated

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/21/2018 at 12:00pm
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Lake Ingle has been reinstated after an 18 day banishment from his religion class. How much do you want to bet FIRE had something to do with this?

FOX News reports:

College student reinstated after 18-day exile from Christianity class for gender speech

Lake Ingle, a religious studies major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania,...

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Pro-Life Display Destroyed at Clemson University

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 10:00am 3/21/2018 at 10:00am

The left has no interest in a dialogue with the right. They want all symbols of conservatism banished from campus.

The Daily Caller reports:

Crosses Ripped Out Of Ground At Pro-Life Displ...

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DePaul U. Recognized as Veteran Friendly But Some Vets Disagree

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 8:00am 3/21/2018 at 8:00am

It seems like there would be very few veteran friendly schools in America. How DePaul got recognized as one is a mystery.

The College Fix reports:

DePaul University recognized as veteran-friendly school, but some veterans disagree

DePaul University, a Catholic institution in Chicago, was recently recognized as a top college for online courses for...

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Holy Cross Drops Knight Mascot Due to ‘Violence of the Crusades’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/20/2018 at 5:00pm

The College of Holy Cross, a Catholic school, has decided to drop its knight mascot and change the name of the school paper because it links them to the horrible violence that occurred during the Crusades. Because, you know, only the Christians did horrible things during the Crusades.

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Survey Finds College Students Value Diversity More Than Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/20/2018 at 12:00pm

The worst part of this is that diversity, as understood on today’s college campuses, is only on the surface. It has nothing to do with diversity of thought.

The Washington Examiner reports:

College students find diversity more important than free speech

A new survey of college students has found that a narrow margin of...

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Prof’s Speech at St. Olaf College Equates Conservative Students with Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10:00am 3/20/2018 at 10:00am

It looks like St. Olaf College is trying to become the new Evergreen State.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof calls conservative students a ‘racist mob’

A controversial Florida Gulf Coast University professor who drew national media attention for his “white racism” course recently gave a lecture equating conservative students to Nazis.

Professor Ted Thornhill delivered the...

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Ryerson University to Host 2018 White Privilege Conference

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 8:00am 3/20/2018 at 8:00am

Progressivism in academia has become an industry. Imagine all the money that will change hands as a result of this event.

The College Fix reports:

Get ready — the 2018 White Privilege Conference is coming!

This year’s White Privilege Conference is taking a big step — it’s...

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Will Higher Education Fracture Under the Weight of Progressivism?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/19/2018 at 12:00pm

Steven Hayward of Powerline is making a credible prediction about the future of higher education. He suggests that colleges and universities will eventually divide under the weight of left wing influence. Here’s part of his recent post:

I’ve been predicting, most recently in a lecture last month at Arizona State University that...

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