College Insurrection  (Page 19)

Students and Faculty at Northeastern Illinois U. to Protest Appearance by Sean Spicer

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 8:00am 9/11/2019 at 8:00am

The left is triggered by anyone remotely connected to Trump. What is this protest going to accomplish?

The Chicago Tribune reports:

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Oberlin College denied new trial in Gibson’s Bakery case

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 12:06pm 9/10/2019 at 12:06pm
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In the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case, the judgment for the plaintiffs amounted to almost $32 million in damages and defendants were required to post a $36 million bond to secure the judgment pending appeal.

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Marijuana Use Among College Students Reaches 35 Year High

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/10/2019 at 12:00pm

This should not surprise anyone. Marijuana is now legal in many places and readily available.

ABC News reports:

Marijuana use by US college students up, highest in 35 years

U.S. college students are using marijuana at the highest rates in 35 years, according to a report released Thursday.

About 43% of full-time college students said...

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Constitutional Law Scholar Running for Yale Trustee in Effort to Protect Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 10:00am 9/10/2019 at 10:00am

We need a lot more people like this to get involved in higher education.

The College Fix reports:

Constitutional law scholar runs for Yale trustee to protect...

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Four Years at Princeton University Now Costs Nearly $300,000

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 8:00am 9/10/2019 at 8:00am

There are lots of places in America where you could buy a nice home for less than this. Which is a better investment?

Market Watch reports:

The No. 1 university in America now comes with a total...

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Poll Finds Nearly Half of College Students Want ‘In God We Trust’ Removed From Currency

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/9/2019 at 12:00pm

America has a history crisis in education. Too many students simply don’t understand or value our nation’s past.

Christian Headlines reports:

45 Percent of College Students Want ‘In God We Trust’ Removed from Currency

Nearly half of college students believe the national mot...

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UCLA Prof Doesn’t See the First or Second Amendments as Absolute

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:00am 9/9/2019 at 10:00am

This is a window into the mind of the left at large. They want to remake America in their image. You’ll also notice that for this professor, all of our problems can be traced directly to Trump.

Campus Reform reports:

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Climate Activists at Harvard Protest in Front of President’s Home and Office

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2019 at 8:00am 9/9/2019 at 8:00am

This story includes quotes from the activists which make it clear that they don’t believe being a student is their first priority. So why are they at Harvard?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard climate activists protest ‘destruction of planet’ in front of president’s house

Several members of the group Divest Harvard “pass[ed] around a...

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Harvard Students Debunk Study Claiming Hate Crimes Rise Following Trump Rallies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/8/2019 at 2:00pm

Does everyone remember the hatred directed at Trump supporters following rallies in 2016? That’s the only hate I can recall after such events.

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U. Denver Offers Students IDs Without ‘Pioneers’ Nickname if They Find it Offensive

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 11:30am 9/8/2019 at 11:30am

How’s this for an option? If you find a school’s nickname offensive, don’t go to that school.

The College Fix reports:

At University of Denver, students can get ID without ‘Pioneers’ nickname if it offends them

The University of Denver now offers students the opportunity to get a student ID without the “Pioneers” header...

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Wesleyan U. President Claims Safe Spaces Promote Intellectual Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 9:30am 9/8/2019 at 9:30am

This is absurd. The very concept of safe spaces is about having a place to retreat from words and ideas you don’t like.

Campus Reform reports:

Wesleyan pres defends ‘safe spaces’, claims they can ‘promote intellectual diversity’

A Connecticut university president is championing an effort to begin “destigmatizing” “safe spaces” on college campuses, claiming...

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University Dean Resigns Over Tweets Calling the American Flag a Symbol of Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 4:30pm 9/7/2019 at 4:30pm

This dean had just been appointed, too. Should have deleted his Twitter account.

Campus Reform reports:

U. Alabama dean resigns after tweets tying American flag, police to racism resurface

The assistant vice president and dean of students at the University of Alabama resigned Thursday after several of his old tweets expressing anti-American sentiments surfaced.

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Bernie Sanders Wants Colleges to Pay Student Athletes

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:30am 9/7/2019 at 11:30am
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Where would this end? What about the student musicians in the marching band? How about the actors in school plays?

U. S. News & World Report has the story:

Bernie Sanders: Pay College Athletes

DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL candidate Bernie Sanders said college athletes should be paid, weighing in for the first time on a controversial...

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Libertarian Students Sue College for Making Them Get Permission to Share Views

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 9:30am 9/7/2019 at 9:30am

These students reached out to FIRE for help. Very smart.

The College Fix reports:

Libertarian students sue public college for making them get permission to share views

Asking students to write on a beach ball and talk about marijuana got Mike Brown in trouble with his public college.

Requiring students to get advance permission before...

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The Coming Collapse Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 8:00am 9/7/2019 at 8:00am
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People have been predicting the higher education apocalypse for years. Could it actually happen?

Maybe this has something to do with it.

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Prof in Texas Tells Students El Paso’s Republican Mayor is a ‘White Supremacist’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/6/2019 at 12:00pm

The mayor should not take this lying down. It’s time for people to start pushing back on this type of ridiculous slander.

Campus Reform reports:

UT prof tells students El Paso Republican mayor is a ‘white supremacist’

During an event meant to help University of Texas-...

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Triggered Prof Almost Cancels Class After Seeing ‘Build the Wall’ Display on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10:00am 9/6/2019 at 10:00am

Can you imagine an adult running for the fainting couch over this? How sad.

The College Fix reports:

Professor almost canceled class after being emotionally ‘shaken’ by students’ ‘Build the Wall’ display

One Cal State LA professor almost canceled class after he was emotionally triggered by seeing a “Build the Wall” display on campus...

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