College Insurrection  (Page 18)

Portland State Bans ‘Grievance Studies’ Prof from Doing Research

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 8:00am 7/25/2019 at 8:00am
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If you have followed this story, you know that Professor Peter Boghossian is being punished for the crime of exposing the insanity of left-wing academia. Back story here.

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Yale Psychiatrist Bandy Lee Returns to Diagnose Trump as a Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 6:00pm 7/24/2019 at 6:00pm
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Yale psychiatry professor Bandy Lee has been trotted out by Democrats repeatedly to declare President Donald Trump mentally unfit for office. She has never even met the president, which makes her diagnosis ethically and professionally unsound, and now she is being consulted once again.

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Oberlin College ordered to post $36 million bond to delay Gibson’s Bakery collection of Judgment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 4:07pm 7/24/2019 at 4:07pm

The compensatory and punitive damages of $25 million (after reduction for tort reform caps), plus the over $6.5 million in attorney’s fees and costs, put Oberlin College almost $32 million in debt to Gibson’s Bakery and its owners.

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New Gossip Social Media App “Pop” Targets College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/24/2019 at 12:00pm

A few years back, there was another application similar to this called Yik Yak. It caused a lot of problems.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

New Gossip App Hits College Campuses

Despite their relatively short shelf life, the development of campus-based social media platforms isn’t slowing down. Pop, the latest social media app to target...

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U. Michigan to Award Profs $100K for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:00am 7/24/2019 at 10:00am

These are large cash awards which have nothing to do with scholarship. The professors are being recognized for their devotion to a progressive talking point.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich to award $1.5M to profs with ‘commitment to diversity,...

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U. Nevada, Las Vegas Now Offering Segregated Housing for Women, Blacks, LGBT

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 8:00am 7/24/2019 at 8:00am

Higher education is actually setting back the Civil Rights Movement by doing things like this but it rarely gets called out.

The College Fix reports:

Public university provides exclusive housing for women, black, LGBT...

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Board of Regents at U. Alaska Vote to Declare Financial Exigency

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/23/2019 at 12:00pm

Massive cuts to the school system’s budget are making shock waves in the state.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

University of Alaska Regents Vote to Declare Fin...

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U. Wisconsin-Oshkosh Student to Receive $325K Settlement After Alleging Sex Abuse by Prof

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10:00am 7/23/2019 at 10:00am

This case is a good argument for why students and professors shouldn’t be allowed to become intimately involved.

The Daily Beast reports:

College Will Pay $325K to Student Who Claimed Art Prof Ejaculated Into Her Sculpture

A former University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student who alleged that the school acted with “deliberate indifference” to sexual harassment...

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Young Democratic Socialists Advised Not to Say ‘Socialism’ When Recruiting

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 8:00am 7/23/2019 at 8:00am

Young Democratic Socialists are so confident in their philosophy that they have to trick people into adopting it.

The College Fix reports:

Young Democratic Socialists trained to recruit without using word ‘socialism’

How does one convince a young person to become a socialist? Well, for one, don’t use the word “socialism.”

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College Student Considers Organizing ‘Area 51 Festival’ After Joke Goes Viral on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/22/2019 at 12:00pm

He posted something on Facebook as a joke and people are so into it, he might try to make it happen.

ABC News reports:

College student floats idea of ‘Area 51’ festival after joke invitation catches fire on Facebook

When a California college student created an event to meet aliens at Area 51, he...

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South Dakota Board of Regents President to Investigate College Diversity Offices

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:00am 7/22/2019 at 10:00am

There are allegations of political bias which prompted this examination. Shocking, isn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

SD Regents pres.: I will investigate campus diversity offices for left-leaning bias

The president of the South Dakota Board of Regents has revealed that he will investigate diversity offices on college campuses in the state to see if...

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Stanford University Launches Investigation After Noose Found on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 8:00am 7/22/2019 at 8:00am

Didn’t we just go through something like this last week? Yes, we did.

The Hill reports:

Noose found hanging near Stanford student residence

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Study Finds Universities Have Little to Show for Millions Spent on Faculty Diversity Efforts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/21/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s almost like diversity has become its own industry within higher education.

Campus Reform reports:

STUDY: Faculty diversity at near stand-still despite MILLIONS spent by universities

A new study found that universities have not made much progress on faculty diversity initiatives, despite more attention and money being given to race and inclusivity issues.

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VIDEO: College Students Say Obama Quote Is Racist When They Think It’s Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/21/2019 at 12:00pm
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Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform recently visited the campus of Georgetown University where he spoke to several students. He shared a quote about immigration with them which they found repugnant, until they learned the quote was from Obama, not Trump.

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U. Michigan Student Stripped of Miss World America Title Over Social Media Posts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 11:30am 7/21/2019 at 11:30am

She believes this is all about politics, and she may be right. It’s certainly about political correctness.

The Detroit Free Press reports:

Miss Michigan World America stripped of title over ‘offensive’ social media posts

A Michigan pageant contestant and fan of President Donald Trump was stripped of her title for what she calls discrimination...

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Colleges and Universities Surprisingly Silent on Bernie Sanders’ Higher Ed Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 9:30am 7/21/2019 at 9:30am
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You would think schools would have a lot to say about his proposals, but they’re awfully quiet.

The College Fix reports:

Schools silent on Bernie Sanders’ plan to make college tuition-free

Numerous colleges and universities are unwilling to talk about Bernie Sanders’ proposal to cancel student debt and make American higher education tuition-free. The...

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Elizabeth Warren Introduces Bill to Expand Food Stamps for Low Income College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30pm 7/20/2019 at 4:30pm
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Warren knows left wing college students are a major part of her base. She’s got to appease them.

CNBC reports:

Elizabeth Warren has introduced a bill that would expand food stamps...

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