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UMass Opens New ‘Business Innovation Hub’ With Focus on Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/14/2019 at 1:30pm

Diversity is the focus of virtually everything in higher ed now. It’s the unofficial religion.

Mass Live reports:

Diversity emphasized at opening of $62M UMass Business Innovation Hub

Diversity and inclusiveness was a recurring theme during the ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at the newest addition to the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management.

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Protesters at U. Arizona Crash Board of Regents Meeting and Issue Demands

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 11:30am 4/14/2019 at 11:30am

Just once, wouldn’t you like to see a school respond to this type of behavior by expelling everyone involved?

The College Fix reports:

U. Arizona protesters crash Board of Regents meeting, make demands

Demonstrators at the University of Arizona protested before an Arizona Board of Regents meeting on Friday, then stayed for the official...

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Former Hillary Press Sec. Tied to Effort to Get Kavanaugh Fired From GMU

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 10:00am 4/14/2019 at 10:00am
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As we’ve noted in a Quick Take, there is an effort underway to get Justice Brett Kavanaugh fired from a teaching job at George Mason University.

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Newspaper Suggests Conservative Speaker at UMKC Wanted to be Attacked

https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1116648621292679168
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:30am 4/14/2019 at 9:30am
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Yesterday, we reported on the attack on the Daily Wire’s Michael Knowles while he was giving a speech at UMKC.

Check out this hot take from the Kansas City Star:

Protester at right-wing UMKC event arrested, but was speaker hoping for a disruption?

An anti-transgender speech delivered at the University of Missouri-Kansas City was...

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Far Left Activist Yvette Felarca Ordered to Pay Conservative Group’s $20k Legal Fees

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/13/2019 at 1:30pm
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You may remember Yvette Felarca as a leader of the Antifa-style group BAMN (By Any Means Necessary). She now owes a lot of cash to Judicial Watch.

The Berkeleyside reports:

Berkeley teacher Yvette Felarca ordered to pay conservative group...

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NY Democrats Reject Tuition for Gold Star Families After Approving it for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:30am 4/13/2019 at 11:30am

It’s probably safe to say at this point that Democrats care more about illegal immigrants than they do about American citizens.

Campus Reform reports:

NY Dems reject tuition aid for Gold Star kids after doling out millions for illegal students

New York State Assembly Democrats denied hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition money...

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Masked Protester Throws Liquid Substance at Conservative Speaker at UMKC

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:00am 4/13/2019 at 10:00am
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Michael Knowles of the Daily Wire gave a speech at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) this week. Student protesters turned the event into a circus, and a masked figure even attempted to throw liquid, initially believed to be bleach, onto Knowles and was arrested.

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Graffiti Left at Princeton: “Title IX Protects Rapists”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 9:30am 4/13/2019 at 9:30am

The way the left talks about rape, you would think it was an extremely common crime.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton vandals claim that Title IX ‘protects rapists’

Graffiti sharply critical of Title IX appeared on Princeton’s campus, with some university officials expressing fear that...

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Scandalous Admissions Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8:00am 4/13/2019 at 8:00am
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Fallout continues as the college admissions scandal expands.

Here are a few other scandals that happened recently.

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Campus Police Chief Placed on Leave After Students Discover He Liked Conservative Tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/12/2019 at 12:00pm

The police chief didn’t even write things on Twitter that angered students. He just liked them.

The Daily Wire reports:

Campus Police Chief Put On Leave After Student Outrage For Liking NRA And Trump Tweets

On Wednesday, Mount Holyoke College announced that the newly-selected campus police chief Daniel Hect was placed on administrative leave...

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Yale to Expand Diversity Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:00am 4/12/2019 at 10:00am

Yale has the luxury of a massive endowment, so unlike the many schools currently downsizing or closing, they can add pointless administrators.

The College Fix reports:

Yale to expand diversity office

Yale is expanding its diversity office, responding to the results of an independent survey that recommended adding staff to the school’s diversity bureaucracy...

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Georgetown Students Vote on Mandatory Fee to Fund Reparations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2019 at 8:00am 4/12/2019 at 8:00am

Virtue signaling can get expensive when you take it to this level.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown students vote for mandatory reparations fee

Georgetown University students will vote Thursday on a reparations referendum that would establish a mandatory fee for undergraduate students to pay to descendants of slaves.

If enacted, GU272 would require undergraduate students to...

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VIDEO: Cornell Student Assembly Rejects BDS

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New Jersey Giving $250K to Law Schools to Represent Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/11/2019 at 2:00pm

New Jersey sure is generous with taxpayer money. Especially for non-citizens.

Campus Reform reports:

NJ doles out $250,000 for law students to rep illegals in court

If you’re an illegal immigrant in New Jersey, the state wants to help you deal with ICE and federal immigration courts.

The New Jersey Department of the Treasury, which...

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Amherst College Student Govt. Threatens to Derecognize College Republicans Over Jokes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/11/2019 at 12:00pm

The College Republicans were making fun of the Orwellian “Common Language Guide’ released by the school and that’s a big problem.

The College Fix reports:

Amherst student government threatens to derecognize College Republicans for mild private jokes

Not everyone was thrilled when Amherst College released a “Common Language Guide” last month that defined terms...

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Maxine Waters Humiliates Herself Grilling Bank Executives Over Student Loans They Don’t Offer

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 11:00am 4/11/2019 at 11:00am
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The student loan debt crisis is real and a very serious issue.  No one disputes this. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), who now chairs the House Committee on Financial Services, brought it up during a hearing with bank executives this week and made a complete fool of herself.

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Parents Charged in College Admissions Scandal Turn to ‘Prison Consultant’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 8:00am 4/11/2019 at 8:00am
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These parents are scared of how they’ll fare in prison. Luckily, they have the resources to hire a consultant to help them.

CBS News reports:

Parents charged in college cheating scam turn to consultant to understand prison life

The most high-profile defendants charged in the massive college admissions scandal are due in federal court...

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