College Insurrection  (Page 190)

Obama Presidential Center Denounced by Professors at U. Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/30/2018 at 12:00pm

It’s amazing how many people on the left are objecting to Obama’s presidential center. Did anyone see this coming?

The College Fix reports:

UChicago faculty denounce plans for Obama Presidential Center: ‘object-lesson in the mistakes of the past’

Faculty at the University of Chicago have joined a growing chorus of Chicagoans voicing alarm and...

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Petition Launched to Rehire Israel Supporting Prof at U. Maryland

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 10:00am 1/30/2018 at 10:00am

We have been following the story of professor Melissa Landa, who was fired from the University of Maryland. She recently filed a federal discrimination suit. Now a petition has been launched in support of rehiring her.

From Care 2 Petition:

For ten years, Dr. Melissa Landa was an Assistant Clinical Professor in the...

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Broward College Prof Uses American Flag as Doormat in ‘Art’ Display

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 8:00am 1/30/2018 at 8:00am

Obama’s old neighborhood pal Bill Ayers must be happy about this. He was once famously photographed standing on the flag.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof uses American flag as doormat in college ‘art display’

Students and community members at Broward College (BC) are outraged after an American Flag was used as a doormat by a...

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Southern Poverty Law Center Now Targeting Conservative Groups on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/29/2018 at 12:00pm
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Once the SPLC has labeled you a hate group, the left feels fully justified in shutting you down. That’s how this racket works.

Campus Reform reports:

Anti-conservative SPLC now has chapters on 100+ campuses

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) now boasts of student-led chapters at more than 100 colleges and universities across the...

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Pomona College Statistics Course to Emphasize Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 29, 2018 at 10:00am 1/29/2018 at 10:00am

How long will it take for the left to finally replace all serious academics with their favorite political agenda items? That’s where we’re headed.

The College Fix reported:

University’s spring semester statistics course will teach … ‘social justice’

This com...

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Ivy League Schools Give Overwhelming Amount of Financial Support to Democrats

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:00am 1/29/2018 at 8:00am

In higher education, diversity is the most important thing ever, except for intellectual diversity.

The Daily Caller reports:

These Ivy League Schools Have Spent Tens Of Thousands On Democrats. Guess How Much They Spent On Republicans

Ivy League schools have spent more than $1 million on Democratic candidates so far in 2018, but not...

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Yale Workshop on Racism Gets Only Eight Attendees

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 3:30pm 1/28/2018 at 3:30pm

When you make attending an event like this voluntary, you find out how many people really want to be lectured.

The College Fix reports:

Sign of hope? Yale racism workshop spouts usual babble, gets ‘meager’ attendance

This past Monday in “honor of the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and Liberation Week,” Yale University’s...

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UNC Editorial Says Not to Use Friendly Terms Like ‘Honey’ or ‘Hon’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 11:30am 1/28/2018 at 11:30am

The woman at my local Dunkin’ Donuts calls me honey every day as she hands me my coffee. Should I be offended?

The Washington Examiner reports:

College editorial board takes feminism to new heights condemning pet names ‘honey’ and ‘hon’

While many individuals, especially those who grew up in the American South, have historically...

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Evergreen State Lecture Equates Free Speech With White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 9:30am 1/28/2018 at 9:30am

Has there ever been an institution which deserved to fail more than this school?

The Daily Caller reports:

Evergreen State College Lecture Equates Free Speech Fight With White Supremacy

Evergreen State College, the site of last year’s most publicized campus social justice-related fiasco, recently hosted a lecture that equated free speech with white supremacy.

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Community College in Washington State Will Now Require Diversity Course

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2:00pm 1/27/2018 at 2:00pm

Young people these days are bombarded with information about the importance of diversity starting in elementary school. College kids don’t need a requirement in this.

Campus Reform reports:

Community college to require diversity course for graduation

Students at a community college in Washington state will soon be required to complete a diversity-related course in...

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Straight ‘Cisgender’ Students Banned from Sex Ed Event at Georgia Tech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/27/2018 at 12:00pm

We’re constantly told how open and accepting the campus LGBT community is but this makes them look a little prejudiced. How strange.

The Daily Caller reports:

Georgia Tech Sex Education Event Bans ‘Straight Cisgender’ Students

A “Queer Women’s Sex in the Dark” event hosted by Georgia Institute of Technology’s LGBTQIA Resource Center on January...

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Young America’s Foundation Free Speech Lawsuit Against Berkeley Backed by DOJ

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:00am 1/27/2018 at 10:00am

This lawsuit has to do with the school charging outrageous fees to conservative groups.

Townhall reports:

DOJ Backs Young America’s Foundation Lawsuit Against Berkeley Censorship

The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest backing Young America’s Foundation in their free speech lawsuit against UC Berkeley. The lawsuit was filed late last year...

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Fake Hate Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7:30am 1/27/2018 at 7:30am

Another ‘hate’ incident at the University of Maryland has turned out to be false.

It’s almost like the left is looking for something to be outraged about.

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Attention Turns to Michigan State After Nassar Sentenced for Sexual Misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:08pm 1/26/2018 at 7:08pm
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Now that Larry Nassar has received over 100 years for molesting hundreds of girls, the fallout has begun at Michigan State University and how officials handled the accusations over the years. From Lansing State Journal:

A 2014 sexual assault investigation of Larry Nassar by MSU’s Title IX office concluded that his conduct...

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Ohio State University Students Defeat Anti-Israel Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00pm 1/26/2018 at 2:00pm
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When at first they don’t succeed, anti-Israel activists try, try again.

This 2017 report from The Algemeiner noted For Third Time in Two Years, Ohio State Students Reject Anti-Israel Divestment Motion

Just days ago the anti-Israel activists were defeated again, as this press release from pro-Israel StandWithUs shows:

StandWithUs Congratulates OSU Students for Defeating...

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Fired Pro-Israel U. Maryland Prof Files Federal Charge of Discrimination

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/26/2018 at 12:00pm

We’ve been following the story of professor Melissa Landa for a few months. She and many of her students believe she was fired unfairly. Now she has filed federal charges.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Former U....

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Student Activists Create Alternative Government Which Quickly Turns on Itself

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:00am 1/26/2018 at 10:00am

This happened at the University of Kansas where apparently no one has read the Lord of the Flies.

Reason reports:

Campus Activists Formed Their Own Alternative Student Government, Now Want to Impeach Their Fake President

An episode that highlights everything wrong with petty student-politicians is now unfolding at the University of Kansas, where activists...

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