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Op-Ed: California Should Restore Estate Tax to Fund ‘Free’ College

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It’s not ‘free’ if you’re taking money from some people and giving it to others. That’s called redistribution.

Chuck Collins writes at the Sacramento Bee:

Here is one way to offer free college in California: Restore the state estate tax

Estuardo Mazariegos graduated this spring from Cal State Dominquez Hills, but with $18,000 in...

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Vanderbilt Won’t Renew Anti-Trump Doctor’s Contract Due to ‘Work Performance and Professionalism’

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I just rolled my eyes so hard I’m shocked they’re not stuck in the back of my head.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) surgery resident Eugene Gu, 32, became an internet star after he sued President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter. Gu tweeted his support for Colin Kaepernick, the ringleader...

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Virginia Republican Congressman Defends Jefferson Statues from Campus Activists

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It’s very wise to get out in front of this issue before it becomes a thing. Otherwise, within a matter of months, liberals in media will be treating it like an issue that’s up for debate.

The Washington Examiner

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Justice Department Backs Lawsuit Against U. Michigan Over Speech Codes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:00am 6/12/2018 at 10:00am

The Justice Department seems to be taking on a greater role in the battle for free speech on college campuses, which is great.

Campus Reform reports:

DOJ backs free speech watchdog in lawsuit against UMich

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a statement of interest in a lawsuit challenging the University of Michigan’s...

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Theater Performance at University in Australia Segregates Audience Members by Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 8:00am 6/12/2018 at 8:00am

They are obviously trying to make some profound point about race. All they’re really doing is insulting the audience who came to see a show.

The College Fix reports:

University theater performance segregates whites, makes them sign ‘declaration’

A student-created dance performance at the University of Melbourne is causing an uproar as white attendees...

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Trustees at Ohio State Vote to Allow Campus Concealed Carry for Off-Duty Police

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/11/2018 at 12:00pm

This is a good idea. One of these men or women could save someone’s life in an emergency.

ABC 6 in Ohio reports:

Ohio State trustees vote to allow off-duty officers to carry concealed firearms

Trustees at The Ohio State University approved a resolution to allow some off-duty officers to carry concealed guns on...

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Boston University Hosted Only Three Conservative Speakers in 2016-2017 School Year

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 10:00am 6/11/2018 at 10:00am

There is no political balance in academia, as we’ve pointed out many times before.

Campus Reform reports:

Boston University hosted just 3 conservative speakers in 2016-17

A Campus Reform survey of official events at Boston University found that the institution hosted only three conservative speakers during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Campus Reform examined a total...

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Rutgers Prof Who Went on Anti-White Rant Now Says it was a Joke

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This is an update to a story we ran in an earlier post.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers anti-white Caucasian prof says rant was ‘joke,’ doesn’t want to be white

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Princeton Group Seeks to Make Men ‘Tremendously Vulnerable’

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The war on supposedly toxic masculinity continues apace.

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton group aims to make men ‘tremendously vulnerable’

Princeton University officials are encouraging male students to join a bi-weekly discussion group that aims to make them “tremendously vulnerable.”

Led by licensed psychologist Jean Semelfort, The Men’s Allied Voices for a Respectful & Inclusive Community...

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Profs Deem Scholar’s Work Centrist – Didn’t Know it Was Written by Charles Murray

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This is hilarious. It’s like one of those videos where students don’t know they’re agreeing with Trump quotes.

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Gender Studies Prof Writes in Washington Post: ‘Why Can’t We Hate Men?’

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Suzanna Danuta Walters is a Gender Studies professor at Northeastern. She has written a rather hot take for the Washington Post which has caught the interest of people on Twitter:

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Jeb Bush Pushes “Freshman Year for Free” Program

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 1:30pm 6/9/2018 at 1:30pm

This is a program which has been hailed by other governors. Maybe it’s worth a look.

CNBC reports:

Jeb Bush: College still has value and should be more affordable

Research consistently shows that earning a college degree from an accredited nonprofit school adds millions to a worker’s lifetime earnings and Americans across the political...

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Conservative Student Group at Baylor Alleges School is Stalling Recognition Process

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:30am 6/9/2018 at 11:30am

This is easy to believe because we’ve seen it happen at other schools.

Campus Reform reports:

Baylor leaves conservative group in limbo for 18+ weeks

Conservative students at Baylor University are claiming that the school is intentionally stalling the formal recognition process for a group they are trying...

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‘Harsh Text Messages’ Prohibited at U. West Alabama

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9:30am 6/9/2018 at 9:30am

How exactly does the school expect to enforce this policy? And who decides what is considered harsh?

The College Fix reports:

Public university prohibits ‘harsh text messages’

As part of its code of conduct, a public university in Alabama prohibits its students from sending “harsh text messages,” a policy that has earned it the...

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Trump on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 8:00am 6/9/2018 at 8:00am
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It’s important that the Trump administration is making this clear.

It’s why people are allowed to criticize if they choose.

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University of Denver Reportedly Suspended a Student Based Purely on Hearsay

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/8/2018 at 12:00pm

Someone said that someone said that the student said something. Does that sound like a fair reason for suspension?

The College Fix reports:

University suspends student after ‘some people said that other people said that she said offensive things’

Testimony was almost exclusively hearsay; student maintains her innocence

The University of Denver recently suspended a...

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Speaker at Princeton Uses Keynote to Bash Trump

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This type of thing is already overdone and boring. We get it, you’re mad that Trump won.

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton speaker delivers anti-Trump rant during keynote

The keynote speaker at Princeton University’s baccalaureate service took aim at President Trump during his speech, implying that the administration espouses “poisonous rhetoric.”

Puerto Rican politician Eduardo Bhatia,...

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