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Gender Studies Coordinator’s Checklist Determines Your Level of Support for White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 6:00pm 1/15/2018 at 6:00pm

What does this even have to do with academics? Nothing. Serious study is being replaced with social justice activism.

The College Fix reports:

Gender studies coordinator offers ‘checklist’ to determine if you support white supremacy

An English professor and gender studies program coordinator at Linfield College has come up with a list of fifteen...

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Half of Top 100 Colleges No Longer Require The SAT or ACT

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One of the few rites of passage into higher education is falling to the wayside.

The Daily Caller reports:

Half Of The Top 100 Colleges No Longer Require ACT Or SAT Scores

Half of the U.S.’s...

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Economics Prof Warns Academia’s Leftward Shift May Get Worse

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/15/2018 at 4:00pm

Sadly, this isn’t hard to believe. Just look at what has unfolded on many college campuses over the last year.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof fears academia’s ‘leftward shift’ could get even worse

An economics professor recently warned of the harmful consequences caused by academia’s increasingly leftist tilt.

Phil Magness, who teaches at Berry College in...

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Harvard Law Profs Claim Trump Exhibits all the Criteria of an Authoritarian

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 1/14/2018 at 12:30pm

It took the left a few years to start calling George W. Bush Hitler. With Trump, the effort began on day one.

The College Fix reports:

Professors: Trump exhibits all the criteria of an authoritarian, is ‘worst kind of super villain’

In another example of academics’ politically bigoted hubris regarding our current president, two...

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Miami Dolphins Offer College Scholarship in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 10:30am 1/14/2018 at 10:30am

What better way is there to bring back football fans who are tired of all the left wing politics?

Campus Reform reports:

Miami Dolphins create social justice scholarship program

The Miami Dolphins recently announced a new social justice-themed scholarship that will cover four years of tuition for one student, along with a “social justice...

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Mizzou Dean Claims She Was Fired for Criticizing Diversity Quotas

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:30am 1/14/2018 at 8:30am

Identity politics has worked out so well for Mizzou, hasn’t it? Oh wait, no it hasn’t.

The Daily Caller reports:

Former Mizzou Dean Says She Was Fired For Criticizing ‘Diversity’ Quotas

A former University of Missouri dean claims that she was fired because of her race and her expressing skepticism over the university’s diversity...

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College Sued After Detaining Student for Handing Out Anti-Capitalism Flyers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 12:30pm 1/13/2018 at 12:30pm

FIRE got involved here proving again that they are for free speech for everyone, regardless of ideology.

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Sues After Being Detained For ‘Shut Down Capitalism’ Flyers

A free speech nonprofit sued an Illinois college Thursday after being detained for handing out flyers reading “shut down capitalism.”

The Foundation for Individual...

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Antifa Group at U. Texas Austin Proposes ‘Law Enforcement Incineration Day’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10:30am 1/13/2018 at 10:30am
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These are the same people that many liberals in media compared to American soldiers storming the beach at Normandy.

Campus Reform reports:

Antifa group proposes ‘Law Enforcement Incineration Day’

An Antifa student group at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has proposed that “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” be rebranded as “Law Enforcement...

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Cornell Student Bullied After Pointing Out Anti-Trump Bias in Academia on FOX News

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 8:30am 1/13/2018 at 8:30am

The left has repeatedly made their position quite clear. If you are not sufficiently anti-Trump, you will be targeted.

The College Fix reports:

Intolerance at Cornell: After my Fox News appearance, bullying and threats began. It got so bad I sought counseling.

It is difficult to express conservative views as a college student without...

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Battle for Free Speech Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 7:30am 1/13/2018 at 7:30am

Academia is one of the places where you would think free speech would be held as sacred. Sadly, it isn’t.

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Iowa State Forced to Pay Large Settlement for Censoring Pro-Pot Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/12/2018 at 12:00pm

It’s surprising that any university would take such a hard line on this issue today.

The College Fix reported:

Iowa State pays $343,000 for censoring pro-marijuana students – and it’s on the hook for ‘substantially’ more

It’s hard to think of a university that’s had a worse few years in court regarding a First...

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Professor Claims Social Justice Warriors are True Defenders of Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 10:00am 1/12/2018 at 10:00am

I don’t know what alternate universe this professor is living in but in the real world, social justice warriors are often the biggest threats to free speech.

From the Daily Caller:

Prof In WaPo: SJWs Are ‘True Defenders Of Free Speech’

A professor claims that “‘social justice warriors’ are the true defenders of free...

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Columbia Course Examines the ‘Persistent Racism’ of ‘Trumpism’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 8:00am 1/12/2018 at 8:00am

More Trump Derangement Syndrome in academia.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia offers course on ‘persistent racism’ of ‘Trumpism’

An upcoming course at the Teachers College, Columbia University is slated to explore “Trumpism” by examining “the connections between wealth, violence, and politics.”

In an email obtained by Campus Reform, professor Erika Kitzmiller explained that the course,...

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College Republicans at San Diego State Single Out Profs They Say Indoctrinate Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/11/2018 at 12:00pm
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Looks like the College Republicans are taking a cue from Alinsky’s rules for radicals.

The College Fix reports:

San Diego State College Republicans out professors they say indoctrinate students

One professor gave her students a white privilege quiz. Another declared classrooms as tools for “civil resistance.” A third called John McCain a “war criminal.”

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Harvard Sorority Goes Gender Neutral After Ban on Single Sex Clubs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10:00am 1/11/2018 at 10:00am
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Doesn’t this mean it’s technically no longer a sorority?

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard Sorority Goes Gender-Neutral After School’s Single-Gender Ban

The Harvard chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma announced Monday it disbanded from its national organization and has reformed as a gender-neutral social club.

Kappa Kappa Gamma is the first Harvard sorority to become gender-neutral...

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UMass Gets Sued for Limiting Free Speech to an Hour a Day

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 8:00am 1/11/2018 at 8:00am

UMass is basically telling students that free speech in the form of demonstrations is only allowed at a certain time and place.

Campus Reform reports:

UMass-Amherst sued for limiting free speech to 1 hour per day

A conservative student group is suing the University of Massachusetts-Amherst for limiting “speeches and rallies” to a tiny...

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White Racism Course at Florida Gulf Coast U. to be Guarded by Police

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/10/2018 at 12:00pm

Why is academia so insistent on setting back race relations with divisive course material like this?

FOX News reports:

‘White Racism’ class at Florida university will be guarded by police officers

A Florida professor teaching a “White Racism” course designed to show “the U.S. has been and remains a white supremacist society” will have...

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