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Cal State Los Angeles Offers Segregated Black-Only Student Housing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 2:26pm 9/7/2016 at 2:26pm

Isn’t it amazing that segregation still happens in this day and age and more to the point, that it happens in academia?

The Daily Caller reported:

Taxpayer-Funded California University Offers Segregated Black-Only Housing

California State University Los Angeles has debuted segregated housing available to students who “identify as Black/African American.”

The Halsi Scholars Black Living-Learning...

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Prof Ends Hunger Strike Over Being Denied Tenure

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 9:00am 9/7/2016 at 9:00am

Isn’t staging a hunger strike over being denied tenure a little like saying you’re going to hold your breath until you get what you want?

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Professor Ends Hunger Strike He Began After Being Denied Tenure

Juan J. Rojo, the assistant professor of Spanish who went on a hunger...

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VIDEO: Clemson Students Speak Out After Praying Stopped on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 8:30am 9/7/2016 at 8:30am
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Last week, we posted a story about Clemson University in which a student and a man who was not a student were stopped while praying on campus. The administrator who stopped them claimed they weren’t in a free speech area.

The story went national because free speech is an ongoing issue on...

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BIG changes at Legal and College Insurrections

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7:00am 9/7/2016 at 7:00am
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There have been two BIG changes that took place yesterday.

The first was the creation of the Quick Take section at Legal Insurrection, and the second was the consolidation of higher ed coverage at Legal Insurrection.

Quick Takes

You may recall that on December 12, 2015, I announced that we were creating a new...

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Syracuse University pro-BDS faculty circulating Petition denying pressure to disinvite Israeli filmmaker

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 8:45pm 9/6/2016 at 8:45pm

The controversy over the disinvitation of Shimon Dotan, an Israeli filmmaker and NYU professor whose film was to appear at a conference next year at Syracuse University, continues to reverberate and grow.

The background is set forth in prior posts:

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Evergreen State College President Says Safe Spaces ‘Critical’ to Student Success

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 7:03pm 9/6/2016 at 7:03pm

The university system has existed for centuries without safe spaces but now they’re indispensable?

That’s what the president of Evergreen State College says.

Campus Reform reports:

Safe spaces ‘critical’ to student success, college prez says

In the wake of the University of Chicago’s attack on safe spaces, one college president is adamantly defending their usage...

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UCLA Student President Leaves School Over Anti-Israel Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:30pm 9/6/2016 at 5:30pm

Former UCLA law student and Graduate Student Association (GSA) president Milan Chatterjee has left the school after constant harassment from the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and anti-Israel hate. All because he decided to remain NEUTRAL.

The Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) has led numerous smear campaigns against Chatterjee, even...

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U. Iowa Offers Black Students Microaggressions Support Group

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 11:30am 9/6/2016 at 11:30am

Microaggressions are apparently a big problem at the University of Iowa, especially for black students. That’s the only conclusion one could reach based on a new support group offered at the school.

The Daily Caller reports:

Iowa Offers Black Students Support Group To Deal With Microaggressions

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Judge Who Ruled Against Rape Investigation at Brown Targeted by Campus Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 5:20pm 9/5/2016 at 5:20pm
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If progressives were allowed to re-write the 10 Commandments, they’d probably include something like:

Thou shalt not question rape culture.

The College Fix reports:

Federal judge who ruled against Brown’s rape investigation targeted by student campaign

When Judge Aaron Persky in California gave a convicted student rapist a sentence perceived by many as too lenient...

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Vanderbilt U. Plasters Campus With Gender Neutral Pronoun Guides

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 5:10pm 9/5/2016 at 5:10pm

Vanderbilt University is on a quest to make students use stupid made-up pronouns like Ze and Zir.

This is about controlling the way people speak, plain and simple.

The Daily Caller reports:

Overpriced Fancypants University Festoons Campus With Absurd ‘Ze, Zir, Zirs’ PRONOUN POSTERS [PHOTO]

Vanderbilt University has festooned its campus with professionally-designed posters which...

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Cornell Republicans Lose Credentials After Endorsing Gary Johnson

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 10:30am 9/5/2016 at 10:30am

The College Republicans at Cornell University have endorsed the Libertarian Party candidate, Gary Johnson.

They announced their support for Johnson in a post on Facebook:

Dear Members and Alumni,

The Cornell Republicans, as the official representatives of the Republican Party at Cornell, are dedicated to promoting limited government and individual freedom. But our organization...

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Demand a full and transparent investigation of Syracuse University disinvite of Israeli filmmaker

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 9:15pm 9/3/2016 at 9:15pm

The academic boycott movement against Israel has achieved very little so far, though it has poisoned the campus atmosphere with its anti-academic freedom message.

There is no university or college in that United State that I’m aware of even considering the academic boycott of Israel. The academic boycott resolutions at faculty organizations...

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Mizzou “Muscle” Prof Melissa Click Lands Job at Gonzaga University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 4:47pm 9/3/2016 at 4:47pm

Having made a complete laughingstock of herself with her demands for “muscle” to help her remove student journalists filming her on campus, open air BLM protest rally, the world’s most famous red-headed professor, Melissa Click, has landed a job at Gonzaga University.

KREM2 reports:

A former University of Missouri professor who was fired...

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Unsafe Spaces Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 8:30am 9/3/2016 at 8:30am

The University of Chicago sent a shock wave through academia last week.

The reaction has been unsurprising.

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College Students Want to Ban Weapons They Can’t Even Describe

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 7:00am 9/3/2016 at 7:00am
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Young America’s Foundation recently visited the campus of George Washington University and asked students if they thought assault weapons should be banned.

While students believed strongly that they should be banned, none of them seemed to be able to describe what an assault weapon actually is.

From the YAF blog:

College Students Know Nothing...

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REJECTED: Judge Denies Rolling Stone’s Request to Toss Out UVA Defamation Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 2, 2016 at 7:02pm 9/2/2016 at 7:02pm

Remember the whole Rolling Stone/University of Virginia/faux rape story?

An investigation conducted by the Charlottesville Police Department found no evidence of rape at the accused University of Virginia fraternity.

Months ago,...

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Georgetown U. to Give Admissions Preference to Slave Descendants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 2, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/2/2016 at 1:00pm

As a Jesuit institution, Georgetown may technically be a Catholic school but it is decidedly progressive in its politics. The school also has a slavery related stain in its past for which it is now trying to atone.

CBS News in Washington, DC reports:

Georgetown to Give Slave Descendants Priority for Admission

Georgetown University...

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