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Tufts U Anti-Israel Group Launches Intimidation Vendetta Against Jewish Student Government Officer (UPDATE: Anti-Israel Students Retract Complaints After Widespread Backlash)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:30pm 2/25/2021 at 6:30pm
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Over the years, Legal Insurrection has covered Tufts University and its many controversies time and time again. This time, Tufts’ radical anti-Israel student group, Students for Justice in Palestine, may have outdone them all— with its jaw-dropping, months-long campaign to rid Tufts student government of an elected officer for the simple...

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University of Missouri Rejects Student Demands to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/25/2021 at 12:00pm

The arrogance of college students who believe they’re superior to America’s founders never fails to amaze.

Campus Reform reports:

Cancel Culture comes for Thomas Jefferson…and fails miserably

The Bo...

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Activists Claim Minorities Underrepresented at Yale Law Journal But Truth is Exact Opposite

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 10:00am 2/25/2021 at 10:00am

Do facts even matter anymore? The left just runs with this narrative, even when the truth proves them completely wrong.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Yale Law Students Said a Top Journal Was Racist. Admissions Data Suggest Otherwise.

The Yale Law Journal on Friday released admissions data in the face of a week-long pressure...

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New York University Launching ‘Center for Psychedelic Medicine’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 8:00am 2/25/2021 at 8:00am

This is being done by the Department of Psychiatry. What could possibly go wrong?

The New York Post reports:

NYU launching $10M Center for...

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Student Columnist at American U. Refers to White Peers Returning to Campus as an ‘Invasive Species’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/24/2021 at 12:00pm

There is only one reason a college student would feel comfortable saying something like this. Democrats, the media and cultural institutions are telling them it’s OK. It’s not OK.

The College Fix reports:

Student columnist calls white peers returning...

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Buffalo Public Schools Focus on Critical Race Theory Despite Awful Student Outcomes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 10:30am 2/24/2021 at 10:30am

Schools that are failing students in basic and necessary subjects like reading and math really have no business wasting time on social justice.

City Journal reports:

Failure Factory

The story of Buffalo Public Schools is a sad and familiar one: a dying industrial town, underperforming inner-city schools, and high rates of failure among racial...

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Why Do Red States Allow Radicals to Hijack Their Taxpayer-Funded Universities?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 8:00am 2/24/2021 at 8:00am

This is an excellent question.

Mark Pulliam asks at his blog, Misrule of Law:

Trouble in Paradise? (Part 8)

Or, Why Do Red States Like Tennessee Allow Radicals to Hijack Their Taxpayer-Funded Universities?*

A recently-arrived Volunteer warns his fellow Tennesseans about the scourge of wokeness in higher education.

I am not a native Tennessean, but I...

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Northeastern U Hosted Marxist Anti-Israel Icon Angela Davis For Black History Month

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00am 2/24/2021 at 7:00am

As the spring 2021 college semester unfolds, universities around the country have organized events to commemorate Black History Month (rightly so). But at Northeastern University, a new “intersectional” student group took the opportunity to host radical anti-Israel activist Angela Davis, known for her frequent calls for the destruction of the...

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The FIRE: St. Joseph’s U violated academic freedom of Prof. Greg Manco

https://www.change.org/p/saint-joseph-s-university-remove-racists-from-education
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 9:00pm 2/23/2021 at 9:00pm
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On Sunday night, February 21, 2021, we called attention to an emerging cancel culture case involving the targeting of Math Professor Greg Manco, of St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.

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Prof Allegedly Forced to Resign for ‘Sexual Misconduct’ Over ‘Transphobic’ Story

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/23/2021 at 12:00pm

This professor told a story in class and a student was offended. The student accused the teacher of being transphobic.

The professor alleges that he was then forced to resign over supposed sexual misconduct.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

When Title IX Is a Threat

The newest federal guidance for colleges and universities investigating sexual misconduct...

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Lehigh U. Prof’s Video About the Myths of Poverty Outrages Student Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 10:00am 2/23/2021 at 10:00am
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Frank Gunter is an economics professor and was asked to do this. Unfortunately, student activists didn’t like his conclusions.

The American Enterprise Institute reports:

Lehigh University gives faculty a lesson in the price of wrongthink

Professor Frank Gunter has learned that, the next time Lehigh University asks him to talk about poverty, he should...

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Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Becomes New President of Young America’s Foundation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 8:00am 2/23/2021 at 8:00am

Walker is a perfect fit to lead this organization for young conservatives. He also has extensive experience fighting the left and winning.

The Daily Signal reports:

Scott Walker Takes Helm of Young America’s Foundation

Left-wing ideologues who attempt to suppress conservative ideas on college campuses and in legislative chambers don’t genuinely believe in either...

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Smith College disputes Jodi Shaw exposé: Our “equity and inclusion training” has not created “a racially hostile environment for white people”

https://jodishaw.net/action/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 22, 2021 at 8:35pm 2/22/2021 at 8:35pm
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Jodi Shaw is the former Smith College staff member who blew the whistle on horrific mandatory white-shaming training programs at the college. We have covered Shaw’s situation for several months:

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Student Body President at UConn Faces White Supremacy Accusations for Opposing Defunding Police

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 22, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/22/2021 at 12:00pm

The student in question is Hispanic and a Democrat, but that doesn’t matter. Anyone who deviates from the left’s position becomes a target.

Campus Reform reports:

UConn student body president accused of white supremacy after opposing effort to defund the police

Mike Hernandez, president...

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Top Schools Swimming in Applicants After Dropping Tests Requirements While Other Schools Struggle

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10:00am 2/22/2021 at 10:00am

Many Ivy League schools are seeing a rise in applicants after dropping requirements like the SAT. Meanwhile, smaller name schools are seeing a drop in enrollment.

The New York Times reports:

Interest Surges in Top Colleges, While Struggling Ones Scrape for Applicants

Prestigious universities like Cornell never have a hard time attracting students. But...

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COVID is Creating a ‘Snitch Culture’ on Many College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 22, 2021 at 8:00am 2/22/2021 at 8:00am

Higher education’s long march into the world of Orwell continues, unabated.

The Chicago Thinker reports:

Universities’ Insane COVID Rules and Snitch Culture Are Training the Next Generation to Embrace Totalitarianism

If you think state and federal government COVID-19 policies are too restrictive, you...

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Saint Joseph’s U Math Prof. Gregory Manco Targeted For Cancellation Over Tweet Opposing Reparations

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 9:10pm 2/21/2021 at 9:10pm
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Here we go again. Another Professor targeted for cancellation because of tweets that offended a small number of people. In this case, we can see it playing out in real time.

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