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Constitution Day Lecture at Princeton Titled “F*** Free Speech”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7:30am 9/19/2017 at 7:30am

Has the left’s contempt for free speech ever been as blatantly displayed as it has in recent months?

Kat Timpf writes at National Review:

Princeton’s Constitution Day Lecture Titled ‘F%*# Free Speech’

This year’s annual Constitution Day lecture at Princeton University was titled “F%*# Free Speech: An Anthropologist’s Take on Campus Speech Debates”...

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Poll Finds 75 Percent of Yale Profs Identify as Liberal

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Based on what we know about Yale, doesn’t that number seem a little low?

Campus Reform reports:

POLL: 75 percent of Yale professors identify as liberal

A recent survey shows that nearly 75 percent of Yale University faculty members identify as liberals, while a paltry 10 percent claim to be conservative.

According to the study...

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UVA Frat’s ‘Cops and Robbers’ Party Accused of Encouraging Racist Behavior

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Theme parties are a big no-no in higher ed these days. Anything can be read into them.

The College Fix reports:

UVA fraternity’s ‘cops and robbers’ party ripped for ‘encouraging racist conduct’

The University of Virginia chapter of the Delta Psi fraternity came under fire last week for throwing a “cops and robbers”...

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Harvard Law Acknowledges Ties to Slavery With New Plaque

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7:30am 9/18/2017 at 7:30am

Will this be acceptable to the left? It’s a small gesture but better late than never.

Smithsonian Magazine reports:

Harvard Law School Marks Ties to Slavery in New Plaque

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Harvard Law School, which has planned a program of performances, exhibitions and talks celebrating its rich legacy....

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National Science Foundation Doling Out $8 Million to Promote Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 4:30pm 9/17/2017 at 4:30pm

Shouldn’t the focus here be on science and not promoting identity politics?

Campus Reform reports:

Feds pay $8M+ to promote ‘diversity’ in STEM

The National Science Foundation recently issued 27 new grants totaling more than $8 million to promote...

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Duke Recruits Male Students to Fight ‘Toxic Masculinity’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 12:30pm 9/17/2017 at 12:30pm

Imagine a school announcing a plan to fight toxic femininity. It would be an outrage.

The Daily Caller reported:

Duke Recruits Men To Combat ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Duke University will launch the Duke Men’s Project for a second year this September in an effort to combat “toxic masculinity” and the harmful narratives about gender roles...

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Evergreen State Settles Lawsuit With Bret Weinstein and Wife for $500K

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 8:30am 9/17/2017 at 8:30am
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Evergreen was lucky to settle for so little. Weinstein had a solid case.

The College Fix reports:

Evergreen State College settles claim with embattled professors for $500,000

Evergreen State College has settled a tort claim against it from embattled Professor Bret Weinstein and his wife, Professor Heather Heying, for $500,000, according to an email...

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Pro-Antifa Prof Suspended for “Joke” About Police Deaths

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 7:30am 9/17/2017 at 7:30am
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Mike Isaacson is a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a part of the City University of New York. He is openly pro-Antifa violence and has been suspended following a series of tweets in which he joked about police deaths.

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‘Freshman’ And ‘Upperclassman’ Replaced With Gender-Neutral Terms at Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 3:30pm 9/16/2017 at 3:30pm
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Left wing forces at Yale keep pushing, and the school keeps laying down for them.

The Daily Caller reports:

Yale Replaces ‘Freshman’ And ‘Upperclassman’ With Gender-Neutral Terms

Yale University announced Thursday it’s changing the terms “freshman” and “upperclassman” to “first-year” and “upper-level student” in official campus documents.

The university will make these changes in resources...

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Faculty Members at Berkeley Call for Boycott of Free Speech Week

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:30am 9/16/2017 at 11:30am

You can always count on the faculty at Berkeley to set s good example for the students, right?

From the Daily Californian:

UC Berkeley faculty members call for boycott of classes during ‘Free Speech Week’

In a letter addressed to the UC Berkeley campus and the Berkeley community, 132 campus faculty members from various...

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Former Students Speak Out on Behalf of Pro-Israel Prof Fired by U. Maryland

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 9:30am 9/16/2017 at 9:30am
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Former students of Melissa Landa say she shouldn’t have been fired.

They wrote this to the Diamondback:

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Free Speech Wins Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 7:30am 9/16/2017 at 7:30am
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Left wing forces did whatever they could to keep Ben Shapiro from speaking at Berkeley, but in the end, freedom of speech won the day.

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Recent Cornell Symposium Focused on Xenophobia in the Age of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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The academic left is going to beat this drum for the next four to eight years, no matter what happens. Their minds are made up.

Campus Reform reported:

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Harvard Rescinds Fellowship Offered to Chelsea Manning

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/15/2017 at 1:00pm

Earlier this week, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government offered fellowships to former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and convicted spy, Chelsea Manning.

To Harvard’s shock, the blowback for offering a spy and traitor a fellowship was swift and intense. Douglas W. Elmendorf, Dean of Harvard Kennedy School, issued a statement...

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Survey Finds Lots of Students and Faculty at Mizzou are Miserable

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 10:30am 9/15/2017 at 10:30am

What a surprise. Is there any wonder why enrollment is also tanking?

The Daily Caller reports:

Shocker: Students And Professors At Mizzou Are Generally Miserable, Survey Finds

A survey released this week by University of Missouri shows that 40 percent of all students and 60 percent of all professors have strongly considered leaving the...

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Joe Biden Compares Supporters of Due Process on Campus to Charlottesville Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:30am 9/15/2017 at 7:30am

If Joe Biden runs for president in 2020, this will come back to haunt him. Count on it.

The College Fix reports:

Joe Biden compares supporters of due process to ‘Nazis’ who marched in Charlottesville

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s* recent announcement that her department will revise Title IX enforcement practices led one angry former...

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Ben Shapiro Speaks at Berkeley Amid Massive Security and Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00am 9/15/2017 at 7:00am
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Ben Shapiro spoke at UC Berkeley last night and to look at the campus prior to his arrival, you might have thought President Trump was coming to speak. There was a massive security presence and left wing students came out to protest.

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