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Berkeley Students Still Vandalizing Campus a Month After Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/3/2017 at 2:00pm
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If these students don’t respect their own campus, why should anyone else?

Mediaite reported:

Berkeley Students Are STILL Vandalizing The Campus a Month After Milo Protests

Roughly a month after the University of California, Berkeley was forced to cancel a speech by former Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos due to violent campus rioting, a...

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Professors at Columbia Blame Student Suicides on Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:30am 3/3/2017 at 10:30am

Of course. Everything is Trump’s fault, right?

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia profs blame student suicides on Trump

Professors at Columbia University want space to discuss their “distress” over Donald Trump’s election, saying they don’t know anyone who isn’t “chronically and deeply” upset by the result.

In a letter to Columbia President Lee Bollinger, professors Robert...

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Georgetown Students Think Criticizing Sharia Law is Hate Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30am 3/3/2017 at 7:30am

Perhaps we need a national student exchange program with countries with Sharia Law so these students could experience it firsthand.

The Daily Caller reports:

Georgetown U Students Reject Criticism Of Sharia Law As ‘Hate Speech’

Nonie Darwish grew up as a Muslim girl in Egypt and wants to tell American university students what Sharia...

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Survey Says Nearly Half of College Students Believe Their Debt Will be Forgiven

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/2/2017 at 3:00pm

These students are gravely mistaken. That debt stays with you forever until it’s paid off.

The Daily Caller reported:

Half Of America’s College Students Believe The Federal Government Will Forgive Their Loans

Nearly half of all America’s college students have deluded themselves into believing that the federal government will graciously forgive their student loans...

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Dave Rubin Speech Cancelled at USC Over Security Requirements

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10:30am 3/2/2017 at 10:30am

Campus officials wanted security guards for the speech but the organizers didn’t want to pay the extra cost.

Heat Street reported:

College Safety Officials Shut Down Talk By Free Speech Advocate...

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University to Launch ‘Bystander Training Program on Microaggressions’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30am 3/2/2017 at 7:30am

It’s not enough to not use microaggressiona. You have to pester other people you catch using them, too.

The College Fix reports:

Public university to roll out ‘bystander training program on microaggressions’

See something, say something comes to campus.

Illinois State University officials are preparing to roll out a new “bystander training program on microaggressions.”

“Once...

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U. Minnesota Will No Longer Use ‘King and Queen’ Terms for Homecoming

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/1/2017 at 2:00pm

The left won’t be happy until human beings are faceless drones with no distinguishing characteristics like gender.

The Star-Tribune reports:

Seeking ‘gender inclusivity,’ U sheds homecoming king and queen titles

The University of Minnesota is shedding its “king” and “queen” titles for homecoming, organizers said Monday. Instead “royalty” will be the term of choice.

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New Trump Order Aims to Help Historically Black Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10:30am 3/1/2017 at 10:30am
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This will drive the left crazy. They don’t want Trump to appeal to minorities. It would ruin their entire narrative and strategy.

The Washington Times reported:

Trump signs order supporting historically black colleges

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at boosting his administration’s support for historically black colleges, as he seeks a...

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Columbia University Hosts Forum Titled “Zionists are Racists”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:30am 3/1/2017 at 7:30am

Garbage like this breeds Anti-Semitism. Where are all the “anti-fascists” who are so concerned about Nazis?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Columbia University Hosts ‘Zionists Are Racists’ Forum

Columbia University is facing criticism from pro-Israel groups for hosting an on-campus forum entitled, “Zionists are Racists.”

The event, set to be held Monday evening in a...

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UCLA Restricts Enrollment in Free Speech Course Despite Popularity

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/28/2017 at 1:30pm

We can’t have college students learning the truth about free speech, can we?

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA restricts enrollment in popular free speech course

University of California, Los Angeles professor Keith Fink teaches a course...

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University Holds ‘Fascism’ Teach-In Which Targets Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 10:30am 2/28/2017 at 10:30am

This is academic dishonesty. If universities want to teach about fascism in the age of Trump, they should start with the black shirts who rioted and set fires at Berkeley.

The College Fix reports:

Public university’s ‘fascism’ teach-in targets Trump

President Donald Trump has fascist tendencies, is a misogynist, and his election victory has...

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College Student Was Expelled for Rape After Girlfriend Said He Did Nothing Wrong

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:30am 2/28/2017 at 7:30am

Reason recently interviewed a college student who was expelled even though his girlfriend said he was innocent.

Robby Soave has the details:

Interview: This Male Student Was Expelled for Raping His Girlfriend Even Though She Said He Did Nothing Wrong

There was one moment during Colorado State University-Pueblo’s investigation into sophomore Grant Neal—an athlete...

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George Washington U. Prof: Don’t Ignore Republican Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/27/2017 at 1:30pm

Nikki Usher teaches media and public affairs at George Washington University. She recently wrote this article for the Chronicle of Higher Education:

Don’t Ignore Your Republican Students

My concern? That the one-sided politicization of the assignment has resulted in a hostile classroom environment (digitally rather than physically) for conservative students. If Republican students...

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Association of American Law Schools Rejects Law Profs Plea for Political Balance in Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10:30am 2/27/2017 at 10:30am

Everyone seems to like the idea of diversity unless we’re talking about ideological diversity.

Randy Barnett writes at the Washington Post:

Our letter to the Association of American Law Schools

Recently, the former-Provost of Stanford University, John Etchemendy, gave a speech entitled The Threat From Within in which he observed:

Over the years, I have...

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Betsy DeVos: First Amendment Rights of College Students Under Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30am 2/27/2017 at 7:30am

Trump’s new Secretary of Education seems to understand what’s happening on college campuses.

Robby Soave writes at Reason:

CPAC: Betsy DeVos Thinks First Amendment Rights of College Students Are Under Attack

Speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos promised to back school choice policies...

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New York Republicans Offer Alternative to ‘Tuition-Free’ College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/26/2017 at 4:00pm

Of course, liberals won’t go for this because it doesn’t have the word “free” in it.

CNN reports:

New York Republicans have an alternative to ‘tuition-free’ college

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to make tuition free. But there’s a better way to make college affordable, according to some Republicans.

A group of Republican State...

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CSU Tells Students to Call Campus Police on Immigration Officials

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 10:00am 2/26/2017 at 10:00am
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Two years ago, campus activists were calling campus police the enemy. Now they want the police to save them from federal agents. You couldn’t make this up.

Campus Reform reports:

CSU tells students to call cops on immigration authorities

University administrators in California are urging students and faculty to contact campus police if government...

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