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Comrades and Campaigns Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 8:30am 1/24/2016 at 8:30am
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Bernie Sanders continues his march to Moscow Washington, DC.

Donald Trump was also mentioned in the news this week.

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Race and Politics Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8:30am 1/23/2016 at 8:30am

According to some progressives, academia has a race problem even though it’s run by liberals.

Larry Elder offers a different point of view.

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Oberlin College President rejects 14-page student Demand list

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 5:12pm 1/20/2016 at 5:12pm
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On December 15, 2015, Legal Insurrection broke the story of the 14-page demand list prepared on behalf of the Black Student Union at Oberlin College.

The list was a pity party of racial and class gripes, some of which were comical, some of which were quite nasty (like the demand to...

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Report: Nearly 10% of College Grads Think Judge Judy Serves on SCOTUS

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 8:30am 1/20/2016 at 8:30am

We covered this a few days ago at College Insurrection but the story has gone national.

This all springs from a report by the Council of Trustees and Alumni called A Crisis in Civic Education.

Among many troubling findings, the report revealed:

There is a crisis in American civic education. Survey after survey shows...

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Oberlin College Alums: Anti-Israel fanaticism creating hostile environment for Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7:30pm 1/17/2016 at 7:30pm
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Oberlin College is an institution in turmoil over the past several years, and anti-Israel activism is part of the problem. Now, over 200 alumni are claiming the anti-Israel activism has created a hostile environment for Jews, and the alumni are demanding the college take action to address the problem.

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False Narratives Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 8:30am 1/16/2016 at 8:30am

This professor seems to be just making stuff up as he goes along.

Speaking of lies…

News from Mizzou.

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Justification for Dismissal Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 8:30am 1/9/2016 at 8:30am

The University of Missouri professor who called for “some muscle” still has her job.

Not everyone else has been so lucky.

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Goodbye 2015 Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 8:30am 1/2/2016 at 8:30am
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This is the last weekly round-up of College Insurrection posts from 2015. As you’ll see below, we’re still facing many of the same issues on campus.

Race is still a hot button.

Free speech problems.

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My 10 Favorite College Insurrection Posts of 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 10:00am 12/31/2015 at 10:00am

2015 was a big year in campus news and we covered pretty much all of it at College Insurrection, which makes it difficult to pick just 10 posts so I’m going to focus on stuff that made me laugh.

Here goes:

10. Holyoke College Cancels the ‘Vagina Monologues’ for Not Being Feminist Enough

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The Good News: “Not everyone at Oberlin is a lunatic”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 28, 2015 at 8:45pm 12/28/2015 at 8:45pm
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Scrolling through our Oberlin College tag presents a very sorry recent history of the campus.

The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013 was not used an opportunity to examine the campus grievance culture, but rather, as an excuse to to advance “even more extreme policies”. A student wrote to me at the time:

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Rising Tuition Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 8:30am 12/26/2015 at 8:30am

The higher ed bubble grows, as does college tuition. What could be driving all this inflation?

Cause and effect?

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Empty Slogans Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 9:00am 12/20/2015 at 9:00am

It’s that time of the week again. Let’s look back at the last seven days in blogging.

Of course, there was plenty of political news.

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Fail at Yale Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 8:30am 12/19/2015 at 8:30am

Yale students were recently asked to sign a petition to repeal the First Amendment and some of them actually did.

There was a somewhat embarrassing incident at Harvard as well.

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Oberlin College students circulate 14-page Demand List (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 9:00am 12/15/2015 at 9:00am
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Many college campuses are seeing sets of “Demands” issued by students to administrations, often seeking to suppress speech the students deem offensive and to increase faculty and student affirmative action policies and programs.

Hamilton College students using the name “The Movement” recently set what was believed to be a record 83 Demands....

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Progressive College Student Mistakenly Tries to Debate Dinesh D’Souza

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 3:30pm 12/12/2015 at 3:30pm

Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza visited Amherst College in October and engaged in some voluntary debate with a small audience.

One student asked two very long questions which, combined with D’Souza’s responses, make up the bulk of the video below.

The first question is about American foreign policy in the Middle East...

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Bah Humbug Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8:30am 12/12/2015 at 8:30am

Politically correct colleges and universities are dealing with Christmas exactly as you’d expect.

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Liberty University President Urges Students to Arm Themselves

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/6/2015 at 4:30pm

Recent remarks by Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr. are going viral. In an address to a large audience, he urged students to obtain gun licenses and arm themselves.

Falwell was obviously talking about the terrorists who carried out the attacks in San Bernardino, but as you’ll see below, he had to...

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