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Affirmative Action Bake Sale Causes Uproar at U. Texas

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If you want to make the left go absolutely bonkers, just mock one of their sacred cows.

The Washington Times reports:

University of Texas conservatives spark outrage over affirmative action bake sale

The university that has repeatedly defended...

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U. Chicago Students Violate Rules With Campus Phone Bank for Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 8:00am 10/30/2016 at 8:00am

Does anyone believe these students will be disciplined in any way? Why should they be? The candidate they’re trying to elect wasn’t.

The College Fix reports:

Pro-Hillary student group appears to violate UChicago rules with on-campus phone banks

Students for Hillary at the University of Chicago, an unofficial group at the school, appeared to...

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Another anti-Israel academic boycott professor who plays victim

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Saree Makdisi, professor of English and comparative literature at UCLA, has endorsed and is a vocal advocate for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel, as demanded by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The American Association of University Professors considers systematic academic boycotts, such as the BDS academic boycott of...

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Kansas State Tells Students They Don’t Have Right to Not Be Offended

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/29/2016 at 4:30pm

This is the message every single college and university should be sending to all of their students. Anyone who can’t handle it shouldn’t be in college.

Campus Reform reports:

K-State tells students they have ‘no right to not be offended’

Bucking the free-speech zone trend, Kansas State University is telling students they are legally...

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U. Texas Austin Students Advised Not to Wear Cowboy And Indian Halloween Costumes

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 12:30pm 10/29/2016 at 12:30pm

When is this generation of young people going to rebel against the politically correct culture making their college experience so miserable? And by the way, why is Hollywood exempt from these rules?

FOX News reported:

University of Texas: No cowboy or Indian costumes

Students at the University of Texas in Austin have been advised...

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Selective Outrage Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8:30am 10/29/2016 at 8:30am

Do you think the Obama administration would take an interest in this if the roles were reversed?

While we’re on this point…

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University of Denver Places Content Restrictions on Free Speech Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8:00am 10/29/2016 at 8:00am

The University of Denver has a free speech wall on campus but the school is now restricting what can be written on it. You couldn’t make this up.

The College Fix reports:

Content restrictions placed on university’s free speech w...

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VIDEO: Trump Table Attacked at U. Pittsburgh

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 6:50pm 10/28/2016 at 6:50pm

Students at the University of Pittsburgh who are also Trump campaign volunteers were sitting at a table with literature on campus when another student appeared out of nowhere and flipped over the table.

Watch:

The Pitt Maverick has more:

Pitt Trump Supporters Harassed on Campus

Trump supporters at Pitt got more than they bargained for...

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Survey Says Yale ‘Deeply Unwelcoming’ to Conservative Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 11:30am 10/28/2016 at 11:30am

Based on what we’ve seen in recent years, it’s probably safe to say conservative students are unwelcome on many college campuses but it’s worth noting documentations of this perceived bias.

A new survey about student life at Yale confirms what we already knew.

The Yale Daily News

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Mizzou Ranked as Worst School For Ideological Diversity in The U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:00am 10/28/2016 at 8:00am

To be fair, after the campus displays of 2015 at Mizzou, it’s probably safe to assume people don’t go there to have their worldview broadened.

The Daily Caller reports:

Mizzou Ranked As Worst School In The Country For Ideological Diversity

The University of Missouri (MU) and University of Oregon have been dubiously honored as...

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UCLA Prof Calls Trump Voters Greatest Threat to Democracy Since WWII

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 5:00pm 10/27/2016 at 5:00pm

Hillary Clinton’s flaming dumpster fire of scandals are apparently no problem, though.

The Daily Caller reports:

UCLA Professor: Trump Voters Greatest Threat To Democracy Since World War II

Voters supporting Republican nominee Donald Trump represent the greatest threat to democracy since World War II, according to University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) political science...

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U. Chicago Students Arrested For Blocking Traffic in Free Tuition Protest

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Blocking traffic is becoming an increasingly common form of left wing protest. It’s also dangerous and stupid.

The Chicago Maroon reports:

Two Students Arrested For Blocking Traffic on Michigan Ave at Free Tuition Protest

Two University of Chicago students were arrested at around 5 p.m....

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UW-Madison Won’t Denounce Student’s Racist Hoodies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 10/27/2016 at 12:30pm

If these hoodies mentioned any racial group besides white people the Department of Justice would probably be investigating.

The College Fix reports:

UW-Madison won’t denounce student’s ‘All White People Are Racist’ hoodies

A spokesman for the University of Wisconsin-Madison has shrugged off concerns over one of its students selling hoodies bearing the phrase “All...

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Berkeley student protesters blockade whites, yet Obama admin silent

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 9:30am 10/27/2016 at 9:30am

The Obama administration is turning a blind eye to racial harassment – because the victims are white students.

The harassment, which occurred at the University of California at Berkeley, was captured on video on October 21, and nationally publicized.

As the Daily Caller reported:

“A video of Friday’s protest shows a large group of...

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Harvard Reaches Tentative Deal With Striking Dining Services Workers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/26/2016 at 1:30pm

It looks like the school is going to concede and give dining services workers an annual salary of $35,000. Knowing the way unions operate, in a decade or less, you’ll be able to make $50K a year working in the Harvard dining hall.

Harvard Magazine reports:

University and Dining Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

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Smith College Launches 24/7 Bias Reporting Hotline

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10:30am 10/26/2016 at 10:30am

Smith College must be a horrible environment for its students. Why else would they need a 24 hour a day, seven day a week bias reporting hotline?

The Daily Caller reports:

This $63,914-Per-Year Women’s College Offers A 24/7 Bias Hotline You Can Call For HURT FEELINGS

Smith College has launched a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week telephone...

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Hofstra University Students Hold Safe Space to Discuss Safe Spaces

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:30am 10/26/2016 at 7:30am

Another story that defies parody, this time at Hofstra University. College students who believe in this stuff don’t seem to know how it’s perceived by people in the real world.

Campus Reform reports:

Hofstra students hold safe space to discuss new safe spaces

Students and faculty gathered together in a safe space at Hofstra...

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