College Insurrection  (Page 181)

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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Conservative Law Students Get U. Miami to Pay Security Fee for Charles Murray Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:00am 3/14/2018 at 10:00am
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The school wanted the Federalist Society to pay over $7,000 for Murray’s speech. The students fought back.

The College Fix reports:

UMiami agrees to pay security fee for Charles Murray talk after pressure from conservative law students

The University of Miami attempted to charge the Federalist Society about $7,600 in security costs to host...

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NYU ‘Sanctuary’ Club to Protest ICE at City Courthouses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 8:00am 3/14/2018 at 8:00am

Does everyone remember when people went to college to learn, not to become a left-wing activist?

The Washington Examiner reports:

NYU Sanctuary club to protest ICE officers presence in courthouses

A campus organization dedicated to turning New York University into a sanctuary campus for undocumented immigrants will participate in a demonstration at New York...

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Swarthmore Students Removed by Police for Blocking Entrance to Trump Hotel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/13/2018 at 12:00pm

What was this supposed to accomplish other than letting people know that they don’t like Trump?

Campus Reform reports:

Swarthmore students removed by cops for blockading Trump Hotel

Three Swarthmore College students were removed by police last week for blockading the entrance to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Swarthmore student Arunima Shiney-Ajay, who...

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Brown University Suspends Men’s Swim Team Over Alleged Hazing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 10:00am 3/13/2018 at 10:00am

It’s amazing that hazing still goes on despite all the warnings. It never ends well.

The Providence Journal reports:

Brown University suspends men’s swim team after confirming hazing allegations

Brown University has announced that it has found its men’s swimming and diving team responsible for incidents of hazing and other conduct code violations.

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Stanford Reverses Decision, Will Allow College Republican Logo With American Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 8:00am 3/13/2018 at 8:00am

This was a wise choice. I’m guessing they got some push back over the coverage of this story.

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Rider University to Change Free Speech Policy After Conservatives Raise Concerns

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

College Republicans at the school were concerned that the policy would suppress free speech. Now it’s going to be changed.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

Rider University to Amend Bill Targeting Hate Speech

The Rider University Student Government Association intends to amend a bill targeting hate speech, after students expressed concern that it could...

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