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Army Vet Who Joined Ivy League Says Safe Space Culture Divides Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:30am 2/14/2017 at 7:30am

Coddled students who demand safe spaces look even more ridiculous when compared to a student who has seen real combat up close.

The College Fix reports:

Army veteran who joined Ivy League denounces its ‘safe-space culture,’ says it divides people

When Justin Deal enrolled at Columbia University after spending six years in the U.S....

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Saint Joseph’s College (Indiana) Suspending Operations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/13/2017 at 4:30pm

You know things are serious when an institution has a problem that even $15 million dollars can’t fix.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

A Cash Crisis and Collapse

This fall, leaders at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind., had a plan to avoid a financial crisis and accreditation crunch bearing down on them.

The Roman Catholic...

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Yale Changing Name of Calhoun College Over Slavery Ties While Ignoring Elihu Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/13/2017 at 1:30pm

If it’s so important to change the name of Yale’s Calhoun College over slavery ties, why stop there? Elihu Yale, the university’s namesake had ties to slavery.

NPR reports:

Yale Renames Calhoun College Over Namesake’s Ties To Slavery And White Supremacy

Yale University announced Saturday that it will change the name of one of...

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Mandatory Social Justice Classes at UMass Focus on White Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 10:30am 2/13/2017 at 10:30am

Have you noticed that progressive concepts are so popular they have to be required?

Heat Street reports:

UMass-Amherst’s Mandatory Social Justice Classes Denounce ‘White Privilege’, ‘Cultural Imperialism’

Colleges are institutions of learning, not centers for indoctrination. But some schools are making “social justice” classes m...

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Tucker Carlson: No Safe Space on Campus for White Men

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 8:30am 2/13/2017 at 8:30am
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Tucker Carlson said true things on TV recently that triggered the far left. Carlson had the audacity to point out the left’s hierarchy of victimhood on college campuses.

He was talking to guest Scott Greer, author of the book “No Campus for White Men.” Carlson pointed to the case of Nicholas Christakis ...

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Small Colleges Are Struggling to Survive

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:30am 2/13/2017 at 7:30am

The bubble is going to burst at some point and small schools will be the first to fall.

The Washington Post reports:

Small colleges fight to survive, amid warnings of shaky finances

About 40 percent of American colleges enroll 1,000 or fewer students. Another 40 percent enroll 1,000 to 5,000 students. These campuses, clustered...

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Campus Free Speech Bills Gain Steam in Several States

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 11:30am 2/12/2017 at 11:30am

It has come to the point where we actually need protections on free speech on college campuses. This is good news.

Campus Reform reports:

MAP: Campus free speech bills gaining steam nationwide

State legislators across the country are speaking out against the numerous attempts by college administrators to limit and attack students’ free-speech rights.

Campus...

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Prof: If You Invite Milo to Campus You Should Pay ‘Steep and Lasting Price’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 9:30am 2/12/2017 at 9:30am
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It’s starting to look like liberals are afraid of losing their strangle hold on the campus narrative. They’ll even issue threats to keep it.

The College Fix reports:

Bucknell prof: If you invite Milo Y. to campus you should pay a ‘steep and lasting price’

An economics professor at Bucknell says the “racist and...

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Ben Shapiro Educates a Student on Transgenderism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:30am 2/12/2017 at 7:30am
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Ben Shapiro recently visited the campus of Ferris State University in Michigan and had a fascinating exchange with a student about transgenderism.

Shapiro’s position is that calling yourself another gender doesn’t make it true. He also posits that his main problem with this issue is proponents trying to force him to deny...

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Conservative Prof Calls for Rebuilding of American Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/11/2017 at 2:30pm
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As Andrew Breitbart famously said, all politics is downstream from culture. Professor Esolen of Providence College seems to get this.

The College Fix reports:

Conservative professor calls for creating a counter-culture

‘We have...

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Evergreen College Workshop Aims to Cure Your Toddler of Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00am 2/11/2017 at 11:00am

The saddest thing about this is that some people will actually participate.

Heat Street reports:

WA College Helps Parents ‘Cure’ Their Toddlers of R...

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Duke University Trains Students in Anti-Trump Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 9:00am 2/11/2017 at 9:00am

Couldn’t students learn how to protest Trump by merely watching the news? Why do they need Duke?

The Daily Caller reports:

Duke University Training Students For Anti-Trump Activism

Duke University is sponsoring a workshop for the purpose of training students to engage in activism against President Trump’s administration.

LGBTQA activist Mandy Carter will lead the...

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Aiding The Resistance Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8:30am 2/11/2017 at 8:30am
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It’s going to be an awfully long four to eight years for some people in higher education.

More fallout from Berkeley.

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Emory Students Walk Out of New President’s Inauguration Demanding Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/10/2017 at 4:30pm

You may remember Emory University as ground zero for “The Chalkening” as the featured image suggests. Students and even some faculty there just insulted the school’s new president, who is also the first female president.

WABE News reported:

Emory Students, Faculty Walkout During Sterk’s Inauguration

Claire Sterk was inaugurated as Emory University’s 20th –...

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Berkeley Student Paper Publishes Five Op-Eds Defending Violence at Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/10/2017 at 1:30pm
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It seems the folks at Berkeley don’t understand what the rest of America knows. What happened at the recent riot is completely unacceptable.

Mediaite reports:

UC Berkeley Student Paper Publishes Five Op-Eds Defending Violent Riots

The major student-run paper of UC Berkeley ran five op-eds Tuesday defending the riots on campus, and arguing that...

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Is it Time to Defund Universities That Don’t Defend Free Speech?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:30am 2/10/2017 at 10:30am

A new article at The Federalist by Peter W. Wood suggests we’ve reached a tipping point on this topic and it’s time to take some action.

Here’s an excerpt:

It’s Time To Talk About De...

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Cornell Student Assembly Votes Down Resolution for Ideological Diversity in Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:30am 2/10/2017 at 7:30am

Liberals love diversity, as long as it’s only skin deep. Ideological diversity is a whole different ball game.

Casey Breznick reports at the Cornell Review:

Cornell Student Assembly Says No to Faculty Diversity

The Student Assembly (SA) struck down a resolution that would have requested for the creation of a committee to “increase and...

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