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U. Kentucky Prof Calls Betsy DeVos a Powerful Handmaiden to the Patriarchy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 17, 2017 at 7:30am 7/17/2017 at 7:30am
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Social justice warriors really have their claws out for DeVos. Do you remember hearing such rhetoric about any other education secretary, ever?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof calls DeVos ‘a powerful handmaiden’ to the ‘patriarchy’

A University of Kentucky lecturer recently blasted U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as a “powerful handmaiden” to the “patriarchy”...

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This is Evergreen State College: “I was told that I couldn’t go into the room because I was white”

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McKenzie Kyger is a white Evergreen State College student who made news when she appeared at a public legislative hearing about the problems at Evergreen related to Prof. Bret Weinstein.

Kyger told the legislators about her experience with pervasive anti-white racism being taught as part of the integral model of social justice...

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There Are No Safe Spaces for College Grads in the Business World

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 2:00pm 7/16/2017 at 2:00pm

The College Fix recently pointed to an article full of many harsh truths. The business world is extremely competitive and there are no safe spaces.

Here’s an excerpt:

College graduates won’t find safe spaces in the business world

Earlier this year, a poll found that 36 percent of college students said safe spaces “are...

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Professor Reportedly Resigns After Being Accused of Harassing Pro-Trump Student

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 12:00pm 7/16/2017 at 12:00pm
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If you believe the student’s account of what happened, what happened wasn’t right. But resignation seems odd. This Red Alert article doesn’t name the professor or indicate the professor’s defense, but reports that the professor has resigned.

Red Alert Politics reports:

EXCLUSIVE: UNLV professor punished pro-Trump student with bad grades, resigns

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NYU Librarian Has ‘Fatigue’ from Presence of White People

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 8:30am 7/16/2017 at 8:30am

Isn’t it amazing how comfortable some progressives are in making their racial biases known?

Campus Reform reported:

NYU librarian laments ‘fatigue’ from ‘presence of white people’

A New York University librarian recently bemoaned the “racial fatigue” she experiences “in the presence of white people” following an academic conference.

April Hathcock, a Scholarly Communications Librarian at...

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Cal State East Bay Seeks Prof to Bring Social Justice to Shakespeare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 7/15/2017 at 1:00pm

The left won’t be satisfied until every academic subject is put through the progressive wood chipper.

The College Fix reports:

University to hire professor who can teach Shakespeare through social justice lens

The wit and wisdom found within the works of William Shakespeare may soon be taught through the lenses of social justice and...

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Will Ben Shapiro be Allowed to Speak at UC Berkeley?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 11:00am 7/15/2017 at 11:00am
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The College Republicans at UC Berkeley have booked Ben Shapiro for a speech in September. After what happened with Milo Yiannopoulos in February, people are wondering if the event will go on as planned.

Campus Reform reports:

Shapiro to brave ‘antifa’ protesters for speech at UC-Berkeley

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College Diversity Officers Make More Than Professors

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 9:00am 7/15/2017 at 9:00am

The pay grade is an indication of how much value colleges place on their commitment to diversity. Nice work if you can get it.

The Daily Caller reports:

Colleges Pay Diversity Officers More Than Professors, Staff

Top public universities pay administrators with jobs related to diversity initiatives an average of $175,088 per year,...

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Crisis of Confidence Week in Higher Education

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People are beginning to see what’s happening on college campuses and there are consequences.

There is no political balance on campus.

Evergreen...

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Psych Profs Call Trump Mentally Unfit, Want Congress to End His Presidency

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 14, 2017 at 3:30pm 7/14/2017 at 3:30pm
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Many people on the left have been behaving like escaped mental patients since the election. Perhaps these professors could give them some assistance.

Campus Reform reports:

Psych profs call on Congress to ‘end the Trump presidency’

Five psychiatry professors from various major universities are calling on Congress to declare President Donald Trump mentally unfit...

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Columbia Settles Lawsuit With Student Accused by ‘Mattress Girl’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/14/2017 at 1:30pm

The student who was accused was found not guilty but claimed the school didn’t protect him as Emma ‘Mattress Girl’ Sulkowicz made a national story out of the accusation.

The Columbia Spectator reports:

Columbia settles Nungesser’s Title IX lawsuit

Columbia and Paul Nungesser, CC ’15, have agreed to settle a lawsuit that he filed...

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Mizzou Student Body President: Founding Fathers Would Have Approved of Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 14, 2017 at 8:30am 7/14/2017 at 8:30am

Some people at the University of Missouri are apparently panicking over the awful story that recently appeared in the New York Times. This defense of the campus protests is a major stretch.

The College Fix reports:

‘Founding Fathers’ would have applauded Mizzou race protests, says student body president

Students are leaping to the University...

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Evergreen Student: ‘I’ve been told I’m not allowed to speak because I’m white’

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The Trustees of Evergreen State College heard testimony from students and faculty this week, due to the campus protests of the spring which cast a national spotlight on the school.

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Faculty Committee at Harvard Proposes Ban on Frats and Sororities

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/13/2017 at 1:30pm

Why do these folks want to curtail the freedom of students to associate as they see fit?

CBS News reports:

Harvard committee proposes ban on fraternities and sororities

A Harvard University faculty committee is proposing a ban on all student fraternities, sororities and single-gender clubs.

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U. Wisconsin Madison Center for Social Justice Gives Award to Fan of Hugo Chávez

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 10:30am 7/13/2017 at 10:30am

Anyone who thinks Hugo Chávez is great should try living in Venezuela for a few weeks.

The College Fix reports:

U. Wisconsin honors sycophant for Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez with lifetime achievement award

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Social Justice already had a crush on a Marxist activist who met Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez and...

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Student Op-Ed: Colleges Should Screen Speakers for Hate Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 7:30am 7/13/2017 at 7:30am

Speech seems to be the only thing some left wing college students don’t want to be free.

Campus Reform reports:

Colleges should ‘censor’ ‘unsafe’ speech, student op-ed argues

Colleges should “screen” speakers to ensure that they are not giving a platform to “intolerant perspectives,” a University of Maryland student argues in a recent op-ed.

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Israeli Universities Look to Asia Amid Boycott Threats in West

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:30am 7/12/2017 at 10:30am

Israel is responding to threats of academic boycotts in the West by creating alliances in Asia. This is a smart move. Who could blame them?

The Times of Higher Education reports:

As Western boycotts continue, Israeli universities look to Asia

Nestled between Europe, Asia and Africa, in a country reputed to be home to...

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