College Insurrection  (Page 198)

U. Arkansas Suspends Health Plan Coverage of ‘Gender Transition’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 8:30am 1/29/2017 at 8:30am

This was apparently going to be covered by Obamacare but has been put on hold.

Arkansas Online reports:

University of Arkansas suspends planned gender transition health coverage

The University of Arkansas System has suspended gender transition health care coverage for employees that was slated to start this year under the Affordable Care Act.

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Claremont McKenna College Offers New Race Based Program That Excludes Whites

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/28/2017 at 3:00pm

Did it never occur to anyone behind this plan that it sounds a little racist?

Heat Street reports:

Claremont McKenna College Funds New Race Program Excluding White Students

Claremont McKenna College is set to offer a program restricted to non-white individuals who feel they have experienced race-related stress. The college is officially funding the...

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Lone Student Shuts Down Protest in U. Washington Library

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 12:30pm 1/28/2017 at 12:30pm
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Back in November of 2015, we covered a Black Lives Matter protest at Dartmouth College which loudly invaded a school library, making it impossible for students to study:

Dartmouth College students who are part of the Black Lives Matter movement recently staged a protest which invaded a school library. As we reported...

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San Francisco’s City College To Offer Marijuana Curriculum

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 9:00am 1/28/2017 at 9:00am

The way things are headed, this course of study actually offers job prospects.

Sfist reports:

San Francisco’s City College Prepares To Fire Up Marijuana Curriculum

The hits just keep coming for City College of San Francisco, which earlier this month retained its accreditation for the next seven years and recently received a $9 million...

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The Party’s Over Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 8:30am 1/28/2017 at 8:30am

This is one of the most encouraging campus news stories in quite a while.

Harvard had a busy week.

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Student Activists Demand Harvard President Resist Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/27/2017 at 1:30pm

This stuff is becoming so predictable. Do these students really think their school is going to defy the White House?

From the Harvard Crimson:

After Inauguration, Activists Present Demands to Faust

Three days after...

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Faculty Senate at Notre Dame Demands Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2017 at 10:30am 1/27/2017 at 10:30am
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They’re using the Catholic doctrine of caring for the poor to justify this but it reeks of politics.

Campus Reform reports:

Notre Dame Faculty Senate demands ‘sanctuary campus’

The University of Notre Dame’s Faculty Senate passed a controversial resolution urging the school’s president to declare the university a sanctuary campus and refuse cooperation...

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Due Process Group Seeks End to Campus Kangaroo Courts

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2017 at 10:00am 1/27/2017 at 10:00am

In recent years, driven in part by federal directives and radical leftist feminism, we’re at the point where college males who are accused of sexual misconduct are more likely to be tried in a campus ‘Kangaroo Courts’ than a court of law, as we wrote in Kangaroo courts for men on campus:

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College Democrats at UVA Release Weak List of Anti-Trump ‘Actions’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30am 1/27/2017 at 7:30am

College Democrats at the University of Virginia are looking to counter Trump’s first 100 days but the’re off to a weak start.

The Daily Caller reports:

Read College Dems’ Pathetic Anti-Trump Action List

The University Democrats of The University of Virg...

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Private Colleges in NY Concerned About Plan for “Free” State Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 1/26/2017 at 2:00pm

How are private colleges supposed to compete when state schools are free?

The New York Times reports:

Private Colleges Suggest New York’s Free Tuition Plan Limits Choices

When Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled plans this month to make state colleges free for middle- and low-income New Yorkers, he seemed to find a path to...

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University of Denver Rejects Fossil Fuels Divestment

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 10:30am 1/26/2017 at 10:30am

This is another painful loss for the “climate justice” crowd, meaning it’s a win for normal people.

Divestment Facts reports:

University of Denver Rejects Divestment, Latest in Tide...

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U. Maryland Advises Faculty Not to Use Term “Illegal Alien”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30am 1/26/2017 at 7:30am

Like all directives on what kind of speech is acceptable, this is about control. Nothing more.

The College Fix reports:

Public university: Don’t use ‘illegal alien’ or ask about immigration status

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Maryland has advised its faculty and staff not to ask about a student’s...

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Some Classes Cancelled at UC Irvine so Students Can Protest Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/25/2017 at 1:30pm
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If protesting takes precedence over your studies, why are you even attending college?

Campus Reform reports:

UC-Irvine profs cancel classes so students can protest Trump

Several professors at the University of California, Irvine encouraged their students to skip classes Friday to protest President Trump’s inauguration.

In an email obtained by Campus Reform, for example, UC-Irvine...

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Northeastern Profs Save Signs from Women’s March as Historic Artifacts

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 10:30am 1/25/2017 at 10:30am
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The left is so excited about the Women’s March. They’re convincing themselves this is one of the most important things that’s ever happened.

The Daily Caller reports:

TRASH HEAP-BOUND Women’s Anti-Trump March Signs Are Exhibit-Worthy Artifacts Now, Professors Say

Some professors have decided to salvage gobs upon gobs of handcrafted signs left carelessly behind...

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Harvard Crimson Column: Masculinity Kills

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30am 1/25/2017 at 7:30am

The author of this column is a male who has been well trained to despise his gender.

Here’s an excerpt:

Masculinity Kills

You’re 11-years-old when you sit at the computer—the keys too large for your slim, clumsy fingers—and type “am i gay?” into the search engine. You know you have a crush on that...

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U. Central Florida Social Justice Week Features Ball Pit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/24/2017 at 2:30pm

What better way is there to demonstrate your maturity than acting like a little child?

Heat Street reported:

U of Central Florida Launches Emergency ‘Social Justice Week’ Featuring Ball Pit to Fight Oppression

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is planning an emergency “Social Justice Week” in response to Donald Trump’s inauguration, featuring events...

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Dartmouth Visited by Rolling Thunder After Student Writes of Intent to Burn Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 10:30am 1/24/2017 at 10:30am

A Dartmouth student wrote a column about an upcoming flag burning on campus. Then a bunch of veterans on motorcycles showed up.

The College Fix reports:

Rolling Thunder shows up when student suggests he’ll burn a flag on Inauguration Day

Warning for college students who publicly suggest they’ll host an event to discuss “what...

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