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Professors Arrested Near Harvard for Blocking Traffic in Pro-DACA Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:30am 9/9/2017 at 11:30am

Anyone who has ever driven through Harvard Square knows there is already enough traffic without professors blocking the street in a protest.

The College Fix reported:

More than thirty professors arrested during pro-DACA street protest

Nearly three dozen professors from Harvard and o...

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Berkeley Offers Counseling to Students Traumatized by Ben Shapiro Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 9:30am 9/9/2017 at 9:30am
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Is anyone at Berkeley embarrassed about this? They certainly should be.

Townhall reports:

Berkeley Offering Counseling to People ‘Threatened’ By Ben Shapiro

The University of California Berkeley is making counseling and other services available to students who may be upset or “threatened” by conservative writer Ben Shapiro’s upcoming appearance on campus. In a memo...

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What’s in a Name Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 8:30am 9/9/2017 at 8:30am

Academia is suddenly struggling with building names and the politics are all over the place.

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Berkeley Students Want to Name Campus Building After Cop Killer Assata Shakur

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/8/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is offensive on so many levels. It’s also an indictment of our higher education system.

PJ Media reports:

Berkeley Students Want to Name Campus Building After Cop Killer

Ever since Charlottesville, the tyrannical left has been on the rampage, trying to purge anyone and everyone who had an improper thought. Well, except for...

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Charles Murray Speaks at Harvard Without Incident

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:30am 9/8/2017 at 10:30am
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This is newsworthy because of the hostility that Murray was met with at Middlebury College earlier this year.

Murray described the scene at Harvard in an article at the Weekly Standard:

Harvard Shows How It Should Be Done

I was apprehensive as I flew to Boston on Wednesday. Protests were being organized for the...

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Yale Makes it Official, Renames Calhoun College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7:30am 9/8/2017 at 7:30am

This has been in the works for months. The argument went that the name Calhoun had to go because the man the school was named for had connections to slavery.

You know, like Elihu Yale.

The Daily Caller reports:

Yale Officially Renames Calhoun College ‘Grace Hopper College’

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Bryn Mawr College Pays Students $10 per Hour to ‘Celebrate Diversity’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/7/2017 at 1:30pm

If you have to be on work study, this must be a pretty sweet gig. It sure beats working in the cafeteria.

Campus Reform reports:

College pays students $10 hourly to ‘celebrate diversity’

Bryn Mawr College has hired student “Community Diversity Assistants” for at least $10 per hour to “help the Bryn Mawr College...

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Ed Secretary DeVos Accused Obama Admin of “weaponizing” Office of Civil Rights in Title IX Policy Change Announcement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 11:42am 9/7/2017 at 11:42am
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Early Thursday afternoon, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will make an announcement regarding changes to Title IX enforcement.

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Women’s Gun Group Hails Campus Carry in Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 10:30am 9/7/2017 at 10:30am
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More power to these ladies. Who can blame them for wanting to be able to defend themselves?

The College Fix reports:

A new women’s gun advocacy group highlights the popularity...

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U. Iowa Prof Laments ‘White Fragility’ in America

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7:30am 9/7/2017 at 7:30am

Isn’t it wonderful how some people in academia are working to bring the American people together?

The Daily Caller reports:

America Is Now Besieged By Pathological ‘White Fragility,’ Taxpayer-Funded Professor Claims

A taxpayer-funded education professor at the University of Iowa has published an article declaring that “white neurosis and white fragility” have become “widespread...

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President of Virginia Tech Orders Review of All Campus Building Names

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 2:00pm 9/6/2017 at 2:00pm

The names of campus buildings at Virginia Tech was a non-issue a month ago. Now it’s super important. Don’t people see how this is just posturing?

Red Alert Politics reports:

Virginia Tech president demands review of all campus building...

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UC Berkeley Cuts Number of Students Able to Hear Ben Shapiro Speak

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10:30am 9/6/2017 at 10:30am
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It’s so stupid that this is still an issue. What in the world does Berkeley not get about free speech?

The Daily Caller reports:

UC Berkeley Cuts Number Of Students Able To Hear Ben Shapiro By Half

The University of California, Berkeley cut the number of students able to hear Ben Shapiro speak September...

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Bill Would Block Universities in Ohio from Disinviting Controversial Speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:30am 9/6/2017 at 7:30am

We already have a bill for this… the Bill of Rights. Why does it take a special law for universities in Ohio to respect free speech?

The College Fix reports:

Ohio bill would block universities from disinviting controversial...

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Edinburgh University Student Faces Investigation for Mocking ISIS on Facebook (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00am 9/6/2017 at 7:00am
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A 21 year old law student at Edinburgh University mocked ISIS on his Facebook page. Now his school is investigating him for potentially committing a hate crime.

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U. Miami Offers Full Scholarships to DACA Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/5/2017 at 1:30pm

If Trump ends the program as expected, lots of schools will probably do this as a form of protest.

Campus Reform reports:

University of Miami offers full scholarships to DACA students

The University of Miami is now providing scholarships covering 100 percent of the “demonstrated financial need” of DACA students who reside in Florida.

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Poll Says Virginians Want Colleges to be Safe Spaces

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:30am 9/5/2017 at 10:30am

What’s the point of going to college if you’re going to be coddled and sheltered?

The Daily Caller reports:

SHOCK POLL: Virg...

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Head of Oxford University Says Generation Snowflake Needs to Toughen Up

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 7:30am 9/5/2017 at 7:30am

Anyone want to bet she’s gone before the end of the school year?

The Sun UK reports:

Oxford university head says Generation Snowflake students need to toughen up and challenge views they disagree with rather than taking offence

GENERATION Snowflake students have...

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