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The Good News: “Not everyone at Oberlin is a lunatic”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 28, 2015 at 8:45pm 12/28/2015 at 8:45pm
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Scrolling through our Oberlin College tag presents a very sorry recent history of the campus.

The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013 was not used an opportunity to examine the campus grievance culture, but rather, as an excuse to to advance “even more extreme policies”. A student wrote to me at the time:

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Rising Tuition Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 8:30am 12/26/2015 at 8:30am

The higher ed bubble grows, as does college tuition. What could be driving all this inflation?

Cause and effect?

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Empty Slogans Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 9:00am 12/20/2015 at 9:00am

It’s that time of the week again. Let’s look back at the last seven days in blogging.

Of course, there was plenty of political news.

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Fail at Yale Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 8:30am 12/19/2015 at 8:30am

Yale students were recently asked to sign a petition to repeal the First Amendment and some of them actually did.

There was a somewhat embarrassing incident at Harvard as well.

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Oberlin College students circulate 14-page Demand List (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 9:00am 12/15/2015 at 9:00am
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Many college campuses are seeing sets of “Demands” issued by students to administrations, often seeking to suppress speech the students deem offensive and to increase faculty and student affirmative action policies and programs.

Hamilton College students using the name “The Movement” recently set what was believed to be a record 83 Demands....

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Progressive College Student Mistakenly Tries to Debate Dinesh D’Souza

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 3:30pm 12/12/2015 at 3:30pm

Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza visited Amherst College in October and engaged in some voluntary debate with a small audience.

One student asked two very long questions which, combined with D’Souza’s responses, make up the bulk of the video below.

The first question is about American foreign policy in the Middle East...

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Bah Humbug Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8:30am 12/12/2015 at 8:30am

Politically correct colleges and universities are dealing with Christmas exactly as you’d expect.

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Liberty University President Urges Students to Arm Themselves

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/6/2015 at 4:30pm

Recent remarks by Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr. are going viral. In an address to a large audience, he urged students to obtain gun licenses and arm themselves.

Falwell was obviously talking about the terrorists who carried out the attacks in San Bernardino, but as you’ll see below, he had to...

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Muslim Valedictorian at Clock Boy’s High School Disputes Alleged Islamophobia

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10:30am 12/5/2015 at 10:30am

In the aftermath of the Clock Boy incident, Ahmed and many new allies on the left claimed that his arrest was proof of anti-Islam bigotry in a racist country.

This year’s valedictorian at Ahmed’s old high school disagrees.

From the FOX News Insider:

Claims of Intolerance at ‘Clock Kid’s’ School Disputed by Muslim Valedictorian

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Delusional Demands Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 8:30am 12/5/2015 at 8:30am

College protesters across the nation think they’re in a position to make demands for some reason.

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Race Relations Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 8:30am 11/28/2015 at 8:30am

Campus protests continued last week, despite the holiday. Brown is reacting this way.

Throwing money at the problem might not be enough.

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Pandering to Protesters Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8:30am 11/21/2015 at 8:30am

Protesters at Dartmouth took their disruptive demonstration into a school library and may have assaulted people. Luckily, the school has apologized…to the protesters.

News of protests didn’t end at Dartmouth.

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Dartmouth Students Stage Hostile #BlackLivesMatter Protest in School Library

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 7:00am 11/17/2015 at 7:00am

Dartmouth College students who are part of the Black Lives Matter movement recently staged a protest which invaded a school library. As we reported yesterday at College Insurrection, some students who were try...

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Alan Dershowitz: Fog of Fascism Descending on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 4:30pm 11/14/2015 at 4:30pm

Esteemed Harvard law professor and author Alan Dershowitz addressed the controversy unfolding on college campuses like Yale and Mizzou in an appearance on the Kelly File Thursday night and called it what it is.

Zachary Leshin of CNS News provides a partial transcript:

Dershowitz: ‘The Fog of Fascism Is Descending Quickly Over Many...

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Madness Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 8:30am 11/14/2015 at 8:30am

As you probably have heard, all hell broke loose on college campuses this week. It started with protests at Yale and Mizzou.

Things went downhill from there.

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Mizzou’s President, Chancellor Resign — But It Won’t Be “Enough”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 8:30am 11/10/2015 at 8:30am

As a result of protests that included a hunger strike by a graduate student and the pressure of a threatened boycott by members of the football team, President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin of the University of Missouri announced their resignations yesterday. The protests occurred after a series...

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Conservative Comeback Week at College Insurrection by

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 8:30am 11/7/2015 at 8:30am

This week’s lecture on reality is presented by Greg Gutfeld.

Here are some more conservative principles.

Of...

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