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Loyola U. Chicago Offers White Students a Safe Space to Learn About Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/29/2017 at 1:30pm

Things like this have nothing to do with serious study. Who would waste valuable college time on this?

Campus Reform reports:

Loyola-Chicago offers whites-only anti-racism group

Students who “self identify as White” at Loyola University Chicago can apply to join a safe space to learn about white privilege, institutional racism, and internalized racism.

RAW, also...

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Hillary Clinton to Speak at Georgetown University on Women in International Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 10:30am 3/29/2017 at 10:30am

It’s probably safe to assume she won’t be shouted down by an angry mob. That doesn’t happen to Democrats.

The Hill reported:

Hillary Clinton to speak at Georgetown University this week

Hillary Clinton will return to Washington, D.C., this Friday to speak at Georgetown University and give awards to four individuals who promoted Colombian...

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Iowa State Students Told to Write 9/11 Essay from Terrorists’ Perspective

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:30am 3/29/2017 at 7:30am
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This is inappropriate on so many levels. Can you imagine how this looks to the families of the victims?

The College Fix reports:

Students instructed to write essay on 9/11 from terrorists’ perspective

A recent assignment in an international studies course at Iowa State University asked students to write a historical account of the...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Featured Speakers List a “Who’s Who” of Israel haters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/28/2017 at 7:30pm

“Jewish Voice for Peace” bills itself as a Jewish pro-peace organization.

But JVP is not a Jewish organization. At most it claims to support “Jewish traditions of social justice” as set forth on its 2016 listing of

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UC System President Janet Napolitano to Visit Mexico in Rebuke of Trump

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Another former member of the Obama team undermining the Trump administration. What a shock.

Campus Reform reports:

UC system prez fears Trump will ‘isolate and antagonize’ Mexico

University of California system President Janet Napolitano will be taking a three-day trip to Mexico next week to “strengthen ties” with the country as a rebuke of...

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U. Pennsylvania Students Hold Sit-in for Fossil Fuel Divestment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/28/2017 at 1:30pm

Oh look, another group of students is making demands of their school as if they are in charge.

Ecowatch reports:

With Sleeping Bags in Tow, 33 Students Begin Sit In Demanding University Divestment From Fossil Fuels

At 9 a.m....

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Chicago State Still Mired in Political and Financial Problems

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30am 3/28/2017 at 7:30am

This school has been circling the drain for months. At some point, doesn’t it make sense to let it go?

The Chicago Sun Times reports:

Students languish amid grandstanding at Chicago State University

There are three rich ironies about Chicago State University.

Our politics have taken a new, byzantine turn. On Monday, the university’s board...

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Betsy DeVos Praises Career Prep in Visit to Valencia College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/26/2017 at 7:30pm

Betsy DeVos recently visited Valencia College in Florida where she talked about the importance of career prep. Today’s students would be wise to listen rather than getting wrapped up in protests.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

In First College Visit, DeVos Praises Career Prep and Community Colleges

Betsy DeVos made her first official...

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Swarthmore Students Upset Over Being Punished for Office Sit-in

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/26/2017 at 5:30pm

There are consequences for people’s actions? Why didn’t someone warn these students?

The College Fix reports:

Swarthmore students upset they actually got in trouble for office sit-in protest

Student protesters at Swarthmore College feel that one of the school’s core values is “under attack” … all because they discovered they’re actually not permitted to...

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VIDEO: Yale SJWs gone wild against free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/26/2017 at 12:00pm
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Documentary filmmaker Rob Montz produced a short last year which focused on free speech at Brown University.

Now, Montz has created a sequel which focuses on Yale and the incident at Silliman College which we covered extensively, ...

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California Democrats Want Millionaires to Fund Free College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 10:30am 3/26/2017 at 10:30am

How many times have we heard the old “make the rich pay” plan from the left? Besides, in California aren’t the millionaires already funding a lot of other big government programs?

Campus Reform reports:

CA Dems propose free tuition funded by tax on millionaires

California state legislators have proposed a bill to make public...

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Maryland Moves to Further Criminalize Guns on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/25/2017 at 4:00pm

While many states are moving towards allowing campus carry, Maryland is going in the opposite direction.

Herald Mail-Media reports:

Campus firearm-ban bill passes Md. Senate, sent to House

A measure to prohib...

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Employee at Georgetown Learns School Sold One of His Ancestors

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/25/2017 at 3:00pm

That’s kind of a mind blowing discovery to make, no?

The New York Times reports:

Tracing His Roots, Georgetown Employee Learns University Sold His Ancestor

As a Georgetown employee, Jeremy Alexander watched...

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Wellesley Student Creates Database to Track Profs’ Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/25/2017 at 1:00pm

Doesn’t this seem like a waste of time for someone who’s paying to attend school in order to study?

Truth Revolt has the story:

Wellesley Student Creates Database of Professors Who Commit Microaggressions or Fail to Respect Students’ Pronoun Preferences

In true totalitarian, Cultural Revolution fashion, a Wellesley College student has created a public...

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New Kentucky Law Protects Christian Student Groups From Being Forced to Accept Non-Christian Leaders

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00am 3/25/2017 at 11:00am

Leftists will hate this law because it prevents them from taking over these groups and turning them into progressive outlets.

The College Fix reports:

Christian clubs can’t be forced to accept non-Christian leaders under new Kentucky law

Tucked into a new Kentucky law that protects religious expression in public schools are provisions that protect...

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Democrat Virginia Governor McAuliffe Signs Campus Free Speech Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:00am 3/25/2017 at 9:00am

We have to give credit where it’s due. There are plenty of reasons to dislike McAuliffe but this was a good decision.

The Daily Caller reports:

Dem Virginia Governor Signs College Free Speech Bill

Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a bill protecting free speech at colleges, a decision that comes amid a...

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The Creature is Loose Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8:30am 3/25/2017 at 8:30am

Anyone familiar with this story knows it doesn’t end well.

How did we get to this point?

It’s a...

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