College Insurrection  (Page 190)

New York State Pushes Through ‘Free’ College Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:30am 4/11/2017 at 7:30am

As if it wasn’t already expensive to live in New York. Now, taxpayers there have a new entitlement to pay for.

NBC News reported:

New York Becomes Only State to Offer Free Four-Year College

New York will be the only state in the country to offer universal public college tuition coverage for working- and...

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Loyola U. Chicago to Let Students Bypass Western Civ With ‘Diversity’ Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/10/2017 at 1:30pm

Who needs to study Western Civilization when there are diversity courses available?

The College Fix reports:

Amid complaints, Loyola to let students bypass Western civilization classes for ‘diversity courses’

Beginning in the fall, Loyola University Chicago...

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Psychiatry Prof Suggests Some Students Have Mental Illness Over Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/10/2017 at 12:00pm

Anyone who has been paying attention since November 9th would undoubtedly agree with this diagnosis.

Red Alert Politics reported:

Professor: Millennials have mental health problems from 2016 election

After Donald Trump won the presidency in November, liberal college students were pretty upset as they took part in cry-ins, walkouts, and marches. However, a psychiatry...

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Student With Pro-Trump Sign Gets Removed From Campus Event

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:30am 4/10/2017 at 7:30am
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Can you imagine anything like this happening in the age of Obama? Of course not.

PJ Media reports:

Student Removed From Campus Event for Bringing Pro-Trump Sign

People commit to pushing the limits of human ability in some strange, extremely specialized endeavors. For example, someone holds the world record for “Most Weight Lifted With...

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Plummeting Enrollment Causes Mizzou to Close Some Dorms

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/9/2017 at 3:00pm

The University of Missouri is facing big problems which can be traced directly to their refusal to make changes after the campus protests of 2015.

PJ Media reports:

U. of Missouri Shutters Dorms, Enrollment Plummets in Wake of...

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Cal State Fresno Prof: “Trump must hang. The sooner and the higher, the better”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 10:30am 4/9/2017 at 10:30am
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Isn’t this the sort of thing that can get you a visit from the Secret Service?

The Daily Caller reported:

Professor: ‘Trump Must Hang,’ Republic...

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Harvard Planning to Write ‘Puritans’ Out of Its Alma Mater

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 8:30am 4/9/2017 at 8:30am

This is ironic considering the fact that progressives have become the new Puritans.

The New York Times reports:

Harvard Seeks to Write ‘Puritans’ Out of Its Alma Mater

For decades, Harvard students and alumni have sung an alma mater that calls on them to be heralds of light and bearers of love “till the...

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Black Lives Matter mob shuts down Blue Lives Matter speaker at Claremont McKenna College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/8/2017 at 5:00pm
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Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute has been one of the leading voices defending law enforcement officers in the age of Black Lives Matter, particularly by showing that much of the rhetoric about police shootings is statistically inaccurate or misleading.

Mac Donald’s willingness to take on the foundations of the Black...

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Ann Coulter to Speak at Berkeley – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/8/2017 at 2:00pm

Remember, the Milo Yiannopoulos riot was only a couple of months ago. The school better be ready for anything.

Campus Reform reports:

Defiant conservatives invite Coulter to Berkeley after riots

Ann Coulter plans to brave the “anti-fascists” who trashed campus earlier this year to deliver a talk on illegal immigration at the University of...

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Princeton Profs Under Fire for Researching Problems of Whites in America

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:00am 4/8/2017 at 10:00am

Have we really come to the point where this is considered scandalous?

The Washington Post reports:

‘How dare you work on whites’: Pr...

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Pushing Back on the Left Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 9:00am 4/8/2017 at 9:00am
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There have been some positive developments in higher education this week.

Of course, the resistance continues.

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Transgender Employees Sue U. Wisconsin for Dropping Coverage of Sex Reassignment Procedures

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8:00am 4/8/2017 at 8:00am

It’s amazing that less than a decade ago, this wouldn’t even be an issue.

The Associated Press reports via the Star Tribune:

Transgender university employees sue over insurance cuts

Two transgender University of Wisconsin employees are suing the state’s insurance board and the UW System after it stopped covering sex reassignment procedures.

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Rahm Emanuel wants to make it even harder to get High School Diploma in Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/7/2017 at 1:30pm

If Rahm Emanuel gets his way, high school students in Chicago won’t graduate unless they produce proof of their future plans.

Townhall reports:

Chicago To Require College Acceptance To Get a Diploma

One out of four children enrolled in Chicago Public Schools does not graduate, and for some unknown reason, the city is trying...

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New UC Santa Cruz Course on Trump is Exactly What You’d Expect

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10:30am 4/7/2017 at 10:30am

The course is essentially a study in every accusation “the resistance” has offered.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof tries to keep anti-Trump course secret, fearing backlash

A new course at the University of California, Santa Cruz examines the rise of Donald Trump in the context of white supremacy, patriarchy, and Islamophobia.

“Social Justice, Institutions, & Power:...

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Fraternity at Harvard Decides to go Gender Neutral

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 7:30am 4/7/2017 at 7:30am

Can a fraternity still call itself a fraternity if it’s gender neutral?

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Alpha Epsilon Pi to Go Gender Neutral

Members of the Harvard chapter of national fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi will disaffiliate from the organization and form a new, gender neutral social group, undergraduate chapter president Jake Ascher ’19...

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Trump is Being Snubbed by Universities for Commencement Season

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/6/2017 at 4:00pm
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Trump is delivering the commencement speech at Liberty University but at this time in Obama’s presidency, schools were falling all over themselves to have him speak.

The College Fix reports:

Trump seemingly shunned by universities as commencement season nears

By the end of March in 2009, first-year President Barack Obama had already announced he’d...

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Harvard Grad Students Launch ‘Resistance School’ to Oppose Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 3:30pm 4/6/2017 at 3:30pm

Some grad students at Harvard’s school of government have launched a free “resistance” school in order to teach other progressives how to oppose President Trump.

CNN first reported the story:

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