College Insurrection  (Page 199)

Funds Sent to Traditional Marriage Group at Georgetown Given to LGBT Group

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 5, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/5/2018 at 12:00pm

This looks bad. It looks like the funds were deliberately denied to the group they were meant for.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Funds Sent to Georgetown Group that Promotes Traditional Marriage Ends Up Allocated to LGBTQ Group

Georgetown University claimed Friday that the absence of a proper funding mechanism was responsible for the...

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Scholars Suggest Women’s Studies Students Should ‘Infect’ Other Fields of Study

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 5, 2018 at 10:00am 2/5/2018 at 10:00am

This is actually already happening but it’s refreshing to hear people admitting that it’s a strategy.

The College Fix reported:

Scholars champion ‘Women’s Studies as Virus’ concept: ‘infect, disrupt traditional fields’

Two academics at the Arizona State University authored an academic article arguing that students of women’s studies should “serve as symbolic ‘viruses’” in...

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Cornell on-campus cafe raises prices after state-mandated minimum wage hike

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:00am 2/5/2018 at 9:00am

I make instant coffee in my office rather than pay the exorbitant coffee prices in local cafes. (I’m also too lazy to walk to get coffee in the faculty lounge, which is of questionable quality anyway.)

But then again, I’m not as rich as many of the students, who think nothing of...

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NYU Students Find New ‘Bias Response Line’ Unresponsive

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 5, 2018 at 8:00am 2/5/2018 at 8:00am

NYU set up a sort of social justice bat phone to report incidents of bias but some of them are claiming it doesn’t respond.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Student paper editorial: University ‘Bias Response Line’ established, but unresponsive

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College Republicans at U. Washington Worry New Policy Will Limit Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 12:30pm 2/4/2018 at 12:30pm

Notice that it’s the Republicans on campus who are concerned about limits on free speech, not the progressives.

Campus Reform reports:

CRs attack new school policy for ‘combating free speech’

The University of Washington College Republicans are accusing administrators of trying to “silence all opposition to their left leaning agenda” with a new policy...

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Colgate Prof Questions Why Former VP Dick Cheney Was Invited To Speak at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 10:30am 2/4/2018 at 10:30am

There are few Republicans who inspire more fear and hatred from the left than former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Dr. Barbara Regenspan, a professor at Colgate University, wrote a letter to the Cornell Daily Sun objecting to an upcoming appearance by Cheney at Cornell.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Response to ‘Former Vice...

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Violence Erupts as Conservative Speaks at Colorado State University

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 10:00am 2/4/2018 at 10:00am
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Charlie Kirk of the conservative organization Turning Point USA spoke at Colorado State University this weekend. While Kirk’s speech apparently went on without a problem, extremists of all stripes clashed outside the building in protests that had to be dispersed by police.

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#MeToo need not apply: Faculty support Ithaca College President after disclosure of 2001 sexual abuse conviction

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 8:00pm 2/3/2018 at 8:00pm

On July 1, 2017, Shirley Collado became President of Ithaca College, where she also serves as a professor in the Department of Psychology.

Collado’s Ithaca College page describes her prior accomplishments, including:

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Harvard Student Thinks School Should Redirect its Wealth to the Homeless

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 3:00pm 2/3/2018 at 3:00pm

This is a great idea, and why stop at Harvard? Lets see all these left wing universities give up their money for the sake of others.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Harvard student says university should redirect wealth toward homeless

An opinion piece in the Harvard University student newspaper is suggesting that wealthy university...

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Reed College Caves to Left Wing Students Protesting Western Civ Program

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/3/2018 at 1:00pm
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Students at this far left school have been protesting the school’s western civ program as racist for months. Now the school is caving to their demands.

The College Fix reports:

Reed College to revise Western Civ class after protests call it too ‘Caucasoid’ and ‘Eurocentric’

Reed College leaders have agreed to revise a mandatory...

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University of Dayton Advises Students to Avoid Terms ‘Husband and Wife’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00am 2/3/2018 at 11:00am

The University of Dayton in Ohio is a Catholic school. What’s going on here?

The Daily Caller reports:

A Catholic University Wants Students To Avoid Saying ‘Husband’ And ‘Wife’

A language guide posted by a Catholic university suggests that students use “spouse” or “significant other” instead of “husband” and “wife,” according to a...

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Tim Allen Takes on Political Correctness in New Documentary

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00am 2/3/2018 at 10:00am
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Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager have partnered to make a documentary film about political correctness and the danger it presents to comedy and free speech, particularly on college campuses. The film is called “No Safe Spaces” and will be released this fall.

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Diversity Rules Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 8:00am 2/3/2018 at 8:00am

In American higher education, nothing is more important than diversity. Except for diversity of thought.

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U. Chicago Students Demand Mandatory ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ Requirement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 2, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/2/2018 at 12:00pm

Maybe conservative students should start demanding things like mandatory firearms training. Do you think the left would like that?

Campus Reform reports:

Chicago students demand ‘diversity and inclusion’ grad requirement

A University of Chicago student group has issued a series of more than 50 demands, which include calls for a mandatory “Diversity and Inclusion”...

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UC Berkeley Production of ‘Vagina Monologues’ to Include People Without Vaginas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 2, 2018 at 10:00am 2/2/2018 at 10:00am
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Progressives now believe womanhood is not defined by biology. They’re the party of science.

The College Fix reports:

UC Berkeley version of ‘Vagina Monologues’ to include those without vaginas

The University of California Berkeley will play host later this month to an, er, updated version of...

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Yale Sororities Creating Blacklist of Frat Boys Who Make Them Feel Uncomfortable

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 2, 2018 at 8:00am 2/2/2018 at 8:00am

Imagine of the roles were reversed here. FOX News notes that the fraternity at the center of the controversy was joined by both former Bush presidents.

Yale sororities creating ‘blacklist’ of boys from Bush family fraternity who make women ‘feel uncomfortable’

Sororities at Yale University are now giving members the ability to “flag”...

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U Penn Revokes Steve Wynn’s Honorary Degree, Will Rename Building and Scholarships

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:47pm 2/1/2018 at 2:47pm
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Thursday, the Penn Board of Trustees along with the university’s president published a letter to the Penn Community announcing their decision to revoke the honorary degree previously awarded to Steve Wynn, a former Penn Trustee and College alumnus. The university will also remove Wynn’s name from Wynn Commons...

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