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Students Protest When White Man is Appointed Dean of College Named for Gwen Ifill

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/15/2018 at 2:00pm

Simmons College named their new media college after Gwen Ifill, an African-American journalist who passed away two years ago. A white man has been appointed dean and that’s apparently a problem.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

Protests ensue after first dean of college named for Gwen Ifill is a...

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Speaker at St. Olaf College Bashes Trump as ‘Islamophobic’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/15/2018 at 12:00pm
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This school has become a hotbed of leftism. In recent years, there was a campus race hoax which was carried out to force mandatory race and gender classes.

Campus Reform reports:

St. Olaf speaker bashes Trump, ‘Islamophobia, Inc.’

A speaker at St. Olaf College in Minnesota ins...

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U. Minnesota College Republicans Banner Vandalized for Third Year

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10:00am 10/15/2018 at 10:00am

Why should progressives on campus show Republican students any respect when Democratic party leaders are endorsing this type of behavior?

The College Fix reports:

For third year in a row, U. Minnesota College Republicans’ mural is vandalized

For the third consecutive year, the University of Minnesota College Republicans’ mural on a local bridge has...

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Harvard President Issues Statement About Upcoming Asian Discrimination Case

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 1:30pm 10/14/2018 at 1:30pm

Harvard’s new president Lawrence S. Bacow has sent a letter addressing the case and of course, denying the charges.

From the Harvard website:

Dear Alumni and Friends,

As I am sure many of you are aware, the University is being challenged in a lawsuit that alleges discrimination in Harvard College’s admissions policy. The case...

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Student Activists Try to Shut Down Cal Polytechnic State’s Meat Processing Center

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 11:30am 10/14/2018 at 11:30am

Do you ever get the sense that some progressives just go through life looking for things to protest?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Animal rights protesters harass students and try to shut down university meat processing center

Animal rights activists, led by the local chapter of Direct Action Everywhere, have been holding frequent protests against...

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Some Yale Law Profs Hesitant to Write Recommendations for Kavanaugh Clerkships

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 9:30am 10/14/2018 at 9:30am

Can you imagine denying a student an amazing opportunity over your own petty politics? Amazing.

The College Fix reports:

Some Yale law profs unsure about letters of recommendation for Kavanaugh clerkships

In a scene similar to that of the University of Michigan professor who refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student...

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Student Questioned by Administrators for Holding Guns at Off-Campus Event

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:30pm 10/13/2018 at 2:30pm

The student was at an event at a sporting goods store and was photographed holding unloaded guns. What business does the school have asking about it?

The Washington Examiner reports:

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Stony Brook University to Host ‘Diversity Cupcakes’ Event

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/13/2018 at 12:00pm

You couldn’t make this up. No one would believe it.

Campus Reform reports:

Students use cupcakes, tie-dye in diversity talk

Stony Brook University in New York invites students to express their diversity through cupcake decorating and “tie-dye-versity” in October.

Students can attend an Oct. 15 “Diversity Cupcakes” event, designed to make them aware of “how...

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Rutgers Cancels Anti-Radicalism Speaker Lisa Daftari After False Accusations of “Islamophobia”

https://youtu.be/22QW4lHncpE
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 10:00am 10/13/2018 at 10:00am
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Lisa Daftari is a FOX News guest, writer, and speaker who focuses on anti-radicalism. She is an Iranian-born Jew and an alumna of Rutgers University, where she was scheduled to give a talk on October 16th. Some students objected for entirely predictable reasons and the school caved.

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Texas Woman’s U. – A Public School – Has Designated Free Speech Areas

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 9:30am 10/13/2018 at 9:30am

All public schools which try to designate certain areas for free speech must be called out.

The College Fix reports:

Texas public university has five ‘designated free speech areas’ on campus

Texas Woman’s University, a public university located in Denton, Texas, denotes certain areas of its campus where students are permitted to exercise their...

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Kavanaugh on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8:00am 10/13/2018 at 8:00am
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Campus progressives are not taking the confirmation of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court very well.

Like, at all.

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New York Law Students Walk Out to Protest Kavanaugh Confirmation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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I cannot believe these guys are going to be lawyers. Students at the Brooklyn, NYU, and Cardozo law schools walked out of their classes on Wednesday to protest the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. From The Wash...

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Faculty Members at Eastern Kentucky U. Upset Over Use of School for Trump Rally

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/12/2018 at 12:00pm
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They aren’t opposing use of the school for this purpose, but they sent a strongly worded letter making their displeasure known.

The Hill reports:

Dozens of faculty at Eastern Kentucky University sign letter opposing Trump ahead of rally

Dozens of faculty and staff members at Eastern Kentucky University have sent a letter to the...

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Simpson College to Cut 13 Faculty Positions in Second Round of Layoffs

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

Majors like German and French are also being eliminated. This is going to become more common.

The Des Moines Register reports:

Simpson College will cut 13 positions in second round of 2018 layoffs

Simpson College will layoff 13 full-time employees, including 12 faculty members, and eliminate the school’s art department as it contends with...

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U. Wisconsin-Steven’s Point Student Govt. Passes Anti-Kavanaugh Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 8:00am 10/12/2018 at 8:00am
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It’s almost as if the left wing concept of rape culture, which was pushed heavily on campuses during the Obama years, was tailor made for this.

Campus Reform reports:

Student government pushes anti-Kavanaugh resolution

The Student Government Association at the University of Wisconsin- Steven’s Point passed a resolution that outright condemns the “interrogat[ion]” of...

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University of Illinois-Champaign Offers New ‘Trumpaganda’ Course

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/11/2018 at 12:00pm
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Remember all the negative college courses about Obama? Neither does anyone else.

Campus Reform reports:

University of Illinois defends new ‘Trumpaganda’ course

The University of Illinois- Champaign is offering a new course which examines U.S. propaganda in the Trump era and its effect on democracy and free press.

“Trumpaganda: The war on facts, press, and...

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UNC Prof Nominates Christine Blasey Ford for ‘Distinguished Alumna’ Award

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 10:00am 10/11/2018 at 10:00am

So begins the effort by liberals to make Ford into a folk hero. You knew this was coming, right?

The College Fix reports:

UNC professor nominates Kavanaugh accuser for distinguished-alumna award

A University of North Carolina English professor has nominated Christine Blasey Ford for a Distinguished Alumna award because she spoke “truth to power”...

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