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Yale Psychiatrist Bandy Lee Now Calling Alan Dershowitz Psychotic for Defending Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 4:30pm 1/12/2020 at 4:30pm
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Bandy Lee, the preferred psychiatrist of Democrats, is back in the news. Just months after her latest bogus diagnosis of Trump, she has set her sights on Alan Dershowitz.

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Economics Prof Blasts Higher Education for Wasting Tuition Dollars on Diversity Hires

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2:30pm 1/12/2020 at 2:30pm

It’s a shame that more people are not speaking out in this way. Unfortunately, there is tremendous risk involved.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof calls college a ‘racket,’ blasts diversity hires

An economics professor at George Mason University is speaking out about the “racket” that he says is college, and blaming it on the “diversity...

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Venezuelan Exiles Warn College Students Against the Dangers of Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 11:30am 1/12/2020 at 11:30am

If anyone deserves to be listened to about the dangers of socialism, it is people who escaped life in Venezuela.

The College Fix reports:

Meet the two Venezuelan exiles warning college students against socialism

When Jorge Galicia and Andrés Guilarte tell college students socialism is no utopia, they speak from experience.

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Palm Beach Atlantic University Names Melania Trump 2020 ‘Woman of Distinction’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 9:30am 1/12/2020 at 9:30am
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It’s nice to see Melania recognized in a positive way. It happens so rarely and it’s unfair.

The Floridian reports:

Florida University Names Melania Trump 2020 ‘Woman of Distinction’

First Lady Melania Trump has been named Palm Beach Atlantic University’s 2020 “Woman of Distinction.”

“Our first lady, is an exquisite human being, a magnificent wife...

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MIT Says it Made ‘Significant Mistakes of Judgment’ in Accepting Donations from Jeffrey Epstein

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 1:30pm 1/11/2020 at 1:30pm
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The school actually conducted an internal review to reach this conclusion.

The Hill reports:

Internal MIT review shows university made ‘significant mistakes in judgment’ on Epstein donations

An internal review conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in...

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UPDATE: Babson College Fires Administrator Who Made Iran Bombing Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:30am 1/11/2020 at 11:30am

This administrator was initially placed on leave but has now been fired. FIRE sees this as a free speech issue and has released a statement.

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Academic Paper Argues That Raising the Minimum Wage Lowers Suicide Rate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 9:30am 1/11/2020 at 9:30am

Isn’t it curious how academia almost always seems to support the progressive position on issues?

The College Fix reports:

Academic paper argues that raising the minimum wage lowers the suicide rate

A recent paper written by several academics argues that raising the minimum wage lowers the suicide rate by significant amounts.

The paper, titled “Effects...

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Progressive Priorities Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 8:00am 1/11/2020 at 8:00am
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You can tell a lot about the campus left by looking at the things they consider important.

Diversity is super important.

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IRS Agent Gets 8 Years in Prison After Conviction for Raping Drunk College Student at Gunpoint

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/10/2020 at 12:00pm

This story is every bit as insane as the headline suggests.

The Boston Herald reports:

IRS agent guilty of raping drunk college student at gunpoint gets 8 years

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College Administrator Suspended for Suggesting Iranian Leader Should Pick American Targets for Bombing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:00am 1/10/2020 at 10:00am

The administrator in this story is a director of sustainability.

Campus Reform reports:

College admin suspended after suggesting Iranian leader pick American targets ‘he would bomb’

A Massachusetts college administrator is on paid suspension over a social media post suggesting that Iran pick 52 American cultural sites it could attack.

“Ayatollah Khomenei should tweet a...

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Americans Believe an Internship at Google is More Valuable Than a Degree From Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 8:00am 1/10/2020 at 8:00am

This is probably true. Even if you don’t end up working at Google, just having it on your resume would open a lot of doors.

The College Fix reports:

Americans believe a Google internship is more valuable than a Harvard degree

Once you get into Harvard University, do you actually learn anything that is...

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University of Calgary Prof Claims He Will Fail Any Student Who Cites Jordan Peterson

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/9/2020 at 12:00pm
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Few people trigger the left in academia more than Jordan Peterson. It’s baffling.

Twitchy reports:

‘Anti-fascist’ assistant professor of sociology at U Calgary says rumors that he’ll fail any students who cite Jordan Peterson are ‘absolutely correct’

Ted McCoy is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Calgary. But prospective students should...

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Student Government at Michigan State University Bans Cafeteria Trays

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 10:00am 1/9/2020 at 10:00am

We have to ban all the things to save the planet.

The Morning Watch reports:

BANNED: MSU Student gov Bans Cafeteria Trays

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Poll Finds Almost Half of College Students Disapprove of the U.S. Killing Soleimani

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 8:00am 1/9/2020 at 8:00am
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This is not surprising. Democrats and the media have been pushing a non-stop narrative that this was not only wrong but dangerous.

The College Fix reports:

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Illinois Takes Steps to Ensure Undocumented and Transgender Students Can Apply For Aid

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/8/2020 at 12:00pm

Illinois has massive financial problems, but it’s good to know they are prioritizing things so well.

The Chicago Sun Times reports:

Transgender and undocumented students now able to access state college aid

A loophole preventing undocumented and some transgender students from seeking financial aid in Illinois officially closed this week — and state officials...

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Stony Brook University Announces $957K Grant to Fund Diversity Hires

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10:00am 1/8/2020 at 10:00am

Diversity is now a lucrative industry within higher education.

Campus Reform reports:

School gets nearly $1 million from NY state university budget for ‘diversity’ hires

A New York university has been granted almost $1 million in funding from...

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Prof Seeks Ideas on How to Advance Social Justice in Math Textbooks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 8:00am 1/8/2020 at 8:00am

If John has ten dollars, and I take eight of his dollars and give them to Jane, how much less oppressed is Jane?

The College Fix reports:

Math professor soliciting ideas for ‘#socialjustice’ textbook content

A math professor recently involved in a political controversy in academic mathematics has issued a call for “ideas” on...

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