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Smith College Alums Demand Whistleblower Jodi Shaw Undergo More White Privilege “Training” to “Safely Interact With Students”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 6:00pm 11/29/2020 at 6:00pm

On November 23, 2020, Jodi Shaw, the whistleblower alumna and Student Support Coordinator of Smith College, who has asked the college to stop reducing her “personhood to a racial category”, shared on Facebook the following “snippet” of a then-forthcoming Open Letter against her:

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University of Tennessee at Knoxville Creating Diversity Plans for Every College at the School

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 1:30pm 11/29/2020 at 1:30pm

Diversity is the hot new industry within higher education. It is already more important than academics at some schools.

Knox News reports:

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‘First Amendment Support Team’ at SUNY New Paltz Suspended After Complaints From BLM

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 11:30am 11/29/2020 at 11:30am

The argument here by BLM is that the group supporting the First Amendment would lead to violence and racism. This same tired argument has been used to shut down free speech at many schools.

Campus Reform reports:

University ‘First Amendment Support Team’ suspended after complaints from BLM chapter

The State University of...

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MIT Accepted Millions From Russian Foundation Later Deemed Security Risk by U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 9:30am 11/29/2020 at 9:30am

Democrats have spent the last four years screaming that Russia is a direct threat to the United States. Are we still doing that or no?

The College Fix reports:

MIT accepted over...

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University of South Florida Acknowledges Campus Once Belonged to Native Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 3:00pm 11/28/2020 at 3:00pm

Such brave virtue signaling. The school’s diversity and inclusion committee was behind this effort.

NBC Miami reports:

University of South Florida Says Its Campus Belonged to Native Americans

The University of South Florida acknowledged this week that its campus in Tampa is located on land once occupied by the Seminole people and other Native...

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University of Virginia Prof Wants Biden to Create ‘Secretary of Equity’ Position

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 11:30am 11/28/2020 at 11:30am

If Joe Biden is sworn in as president in January, expect higher ed to have a more significant voice at the White House. This is just the beginning.

Campus Reform reports:

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Students at Duke University Organize ‘Queeristan’ Event for LGBT Muslims

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 9:30am 11/28/2020 at 9:30am

Do the students organizing this event appreciate that they can do so because this is the United States of America?

The College Fix reports:

Duke students organize ‘Queeristan’ event series to support LGBT Muslims

Muslim students at Duke University have organized a series of events to promote acceptance of homosexuality...

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Orwell Studies Week in Higher Education

https://youtu.be/H3GEKCFpPCM
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 8:00am 11/28/2020 at 8:00am
https://youtu.be/H3GEKCFpPCM

Once again, the left is showing it has a strange concept of academic freedom.

Did everyone have a nice Thanksgiving?

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Concordia University Gets 50 False Positive Test Results for COVID-19

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2020 at 12:30pm 11/27/2020 at 12:30pm

How many other schools have had a similar experience and don’t even know it? People are making life-altering decisions based on this.

The New York Post reports:

University COVID ‘outbreak’ due to more than 50 false positive test results

Concordia University in California said more than 50 rapid COVID-19 tests offered to asymptomatic students...

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George Washington University Paints Black Lives Matter Mural on School Basketball Court

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2020 at 10:30am 11/27/2020 at 10:30am

George Washington University should ask the NBA how this is working out for them. The ratings aren’t great.

Campus Reform reports:

GWU paints BLM symbol with closed fist on basketball court

George Washington University painted a “Black Lives Matter” symbol on its basketball court, which the university’s basketball and volleyball teams use for practice,...

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90 Percent of Harvard Freshmen Reportedly Supported Joe Biden

https://youtu.be/fL8zKfEb61g
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2020 at 9:00am 11/27/2020 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/fL8zKfEb61g

This is from a story about conservatives on campus at Harvard. They are obviously a small minority.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

A Look into the Lives of Conserv...

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Faculty Members Object to School’s Reopening Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 1:30pm 11/26/2020 at 1:30pm

How much longer do people think everything can go on as virtual only? Sooner or later people will start asking why you need an actual campus and buildings.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Wentworth Faculty Rebuke Spring Instruction Plans

Worried for their safety and stretched thin between work and parenting responsibilities, faculty members and librarians...

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English Prof at UC-Berkeley Tells Students to Burn ‘Transphobic’ Book

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 11:30am 11/26/2020 at 11:30am

So we have finally come to the point where progressives are advocating the burning of books. Frankly, I’m surprised it took this long.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley English prof tells people to ‘burn’ ‘transphobic’ book

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Native American Literature Course at U. Pennsylvania to Explore Capitalism’s Role in Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9:30am 11/26/2020 at 9:30am

Do you ever get the sense that some college courses are designed by a generator that takes random left-wing talking points and arranges them in different combinations?

The College Fix reports:

Penn Native American literature course will explore capitalism’s role in climate change

The University of Pennsylvania will offer a course in the spring...

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Trinity College Promises New Diversity Hires and Microagression Training

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 12:30pm 11/25/2020 at 12:30pm

Notice that the goal here is not greater academic achievement. The priority is the left’s agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Trinity College will make six new diversity hires each year, implement mandatory ‘unconscious bias,’ ‘microaggression’ tra...

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Professor Offers Advice to Students on ‘Decolonizing Your Thanksgiving’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 11:00am 11/25/2020 at 11:00am

Why is the left so intent on politicizing Thanksgiving? We go through this every single year.

The College Fix reports:

Professor instructs students on ‘decolonizing your Thanksgiving’

An assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently talked to students about how to “decolonize” their Thanksgiving, arguing that the traditional pilgrims and Indians...

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Student Government Officials at Cornell Reportedly Threatened for Voting Against Disarming Police

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 8:00am 11/25/2020 at 8:00am

We have gotten to the point where people on the left are comfortable using threats and intimidation. Where do they think this will end?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Cornell Activists Threaten Peers Who Voted Against Disarming the Police

Cornell University activists are threatening student government representatives who voted against disarming the campus police.

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