College Insurrection  (Page 179)

History Conference at Stanford Deemed too White and Male

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 10:00am 3/19/2018 at 10:00am

The professional bean counters of academia are at it again.

The College Fix reports:

Uh oh: Stanford history conference was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’

A history conference at Stanford University earlier this month is being panned for the crime of … featuring too many white male speakers.

The demographics of the Applied History conference...

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Rise of Social Media May be Linked to Erosion of Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 8:00am 3/19/2018 at 8:00am

This is an interesting point. You can’t just block and unblock people in real life.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Social media is aiding the decline of free speech

The decline of free speech on campus may be linked to the rise of social media, according to a new Gallup-Knight Foundation survey of U.S....

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Dartmouth Professor Will Write Intro to Antifa Comic Book

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/18/2018 at 1:00pm
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Academia is way too cozy with Antifa. This is further proof.

The Daily Caller reports:

Dartmouth Prof To Write Intro To Antifa Comic Book

A Dartmouth professor will write the introduction to an Antifa comic book due to be published in September.

Arsenal Pulp Press commissioned Dartmouth lecturer Mark Bray to write the intro for...

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MA Colleges Offer Certificate in ‘Reproductive Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 11:00am 3/18/2018 at 11:00am

The “five college” system in western Massachusetts is made up of UMass, Hampshire, etc. They are offering this certificate which is obviously all about the advancement of abortion.

Campus Reform reports:

Colleges offer certificate focused on abortion rights

Five Massachusetts colleges offer students the ability to earn a certificate in “reproductive justice,” the progressive...

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Conservative Display Destroyed and Torn Down at St. Olaf College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 9:00am 3/18/2018 at 9:00am

This is the same school where left wing students perpetrated a race hoax last year in order to issue demands.

The College Fix reports:

Our campus display explained why we’re conservative. Our peers tore it down.

This week my school’s College Republicans and Turning Point USA chapters at St. Olaf College decided to put...

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U. Maryland Baltimore Creates Guide for ‘Talking to Kids About Whiteness’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 2:30pm 3/17/2018 at 2:30pm

Who sat down and thought this was a guide that needed to be created?

Campus Reform reports:

University offers guide on ‘talking to kids about whiteness’

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has a new “resource for parents” to help them with “talking to kids about whiteness.”

“Given all the race, national origin, class-based...

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CU Boulder Expands Program Which Brings Conservative Profs to Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 12:30pm 3/17/2018 at 12:30pm

This program launched a few years back and has apparently been very successful. Will other schools try it?

The College Fix reports:

Program embedding conservative profs at CU Boulder doubles in size after early successes

A University of Colorado Boulder program that brings a token conservative scholar to campus each year is expanding, with...

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Pro-Life Students Win Trigger Warning Battle With Ohio’s Miami University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:30am 3/17/2018 at 10:30am

The school wanted all pro-life displays to include trigger warnings but the students fought back and won.

The Daily Caller reports:

Pro-Lifers Shut Down ‘Trigger Warning’ Mandate At An Ohio University

Pro-life displays at Ohio’s Miami University won’t have to sport “trigger warning” signs after an anti-abortion student group won a free speech battle...

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An Inconvenient Truth Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00am 3/17/2018 at 8:00am
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The left insists Democrats are the party of science. Yet when it comes to gender, they live in an alternate reality. Deny them on this subject and you will be punished.

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College Republicans President Resigns Rather Than Apologize for Free Speech Display

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 4:00pm 3/16/2018 at 4:00pm

This happened at St. Cloud State. The display included phrases like “In God we trust” and “Defund Planned Parenthood.” Progressive students at schools all over the country say much worse on a daily basis.

The College Fix reports:

College Republicans president resigns rather than apologize for free speech wall that triggered peers

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Poll: College Presidents Know Liberal Bias is Hurting Public Support for Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/16/2018 at 12:00pm

This is going to get worse before it gets better. The left has no intention of giving up their strangle hold on academia.

Campus Reform reports:

POLL: Perception of liberal bias hurting support for higher ed

An overwhelming majority of university presidents believe that “the perception of liberal political bias” is one of the...

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Cornell Student: Academia in Social Sciences is a “Circle-Jerk for Nerds”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8:00am 3/16/2018 at 8:00am

Jade Pinero of the Cornell Daily Sun has a few thoughts about the state of higher education which are worth your time. Take a look:

Overthrow Academia

Academia, at least in the social sciences, is the pursuit of knowledge by and for the elite. It’s a circle-jerk for nerds.

Joining a university faculty is...

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Professor Boots Student from Class for Saying There Are Only Two Genders

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:00pm 3/15/2018 at 7:00pm
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Scholar Suggests Current Campus Intolerance Can be Traced to 1960’s

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/15/2018 at 12:00pm

This makes a lot of sense. Consider the radical movements from that era, such as the Weather Underground and Students for a Democratic Society.

Campus Reform reports:

Scholar traces current ‘campus intolerance’ to 60’s radicals

A new report published by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) suggests that ideological intolerance on college...

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Saying ‘God Bless You’ After a Sneeze Now a Microaggression at Simmons College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 10:00am 3/15/2018 at 10:00am

If you were a student at Simmons, wouldn’t this make you want to say ‘God bless you’ even more after hearing this?

The College Fix reports:

Saying ‘God bless you’ after sneeze listed as microaggression on college’s anti-oppression guide

Saying “God bless you” after someone sneezes is listed as a microaggression on a lengthy...

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Report of Shots Fired at Northwestern Turns Out to be ‘Swatting’ Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 8:00am 3/15/2018 at 8:00am

Every time someone engages in swatting, they are putting people’s lives at risk. It’s a despicable act.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Police: Call of shots fired at Northwestern graduate dorm was ‘swatting’ hoax

A call of shots fired that sent scores of heavily armed officers to a Northwestern University graduate dorm Wednesday afternoon was...

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DePaul Reverses Decision, Will Allow Steven Crowder to Speak on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/14/2018 at 12:00pm

As we pointed out recently, DePaul allowed a terrorist to hold a fundraiser on campus. Their decision to bar Crowder from speaking was outrageous.

Campus Reform reports:

DePaul reverses decision to reject Steven Crowder

DePaul University has overturned its decision to prevent the school’s Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chapter from hosting conservative comedian...

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