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Tuition at Brown University to Top $70k per Year in Fall of 2018

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A four-year degree at Brown is going to cost over a quarter million dollars? It’s astounding that people are willing to pay this much.

The Providence Journal reports:

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UC Berkeley Allocating $800K for Services for Undocumented Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 12:30pm 2/17/2018 at 12:30pm
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This is one of the most expensive forms of virtue signaling ever seen.

Campus Reform reports:

UC Berkeley allocating up to $800k for ‘undocumented’ students

The University of California-Berkeley is planning to allocate between $400,000 and $800,000 toward services for “undocumented” students on campus.

The move comes amid ongoing tensions related to the detention of...

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Hamilton College students protest too many “white, upper class, able-bodied males” at campus pub

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00am 2/17/2018 at 11:00am
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When I first saw this story, I thought maybe it was a hoax, or at least parody. But apparently it’s for real, or at least the campus newspaper The Spectator treats it as being real.

It’s about my alma mater, Hamilton College, which has seen its share of social justice activism in...

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Evergreen State Predicts 20 Percent Drop in Enrollment by Next Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:34am 2/17/2018 at 10:34am
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We saw a similar thing happen at Mizzou after the campus protests of 2015. Schools do themselves no good by indulging their far left factions.

The College Fix reports:

Evergreen State College predicts nearly 20 percent drop in student enrollment

The president of the embattled Evergreen State College — where racial unrest last spring...

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Conservatives on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 9:00am 2/17/2018 at 9:00am
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Social Justice Warrior students and professors are trying to keep conservatives off campus.

Libertarians are apparently also a big problem.

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Georgetown Works With Slave Descendant Groups Demanding Reparations

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Georgetown has worked very hard to right the wrongs of the past. Last year, the school issued a formal apology for slavery connections but apparently that’s not enough.

The College Fix reports:

Georgetown works with slave descendants group amid demands for cash reparations

Georgetown University leaders have done much in recent times to make...

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Duke Students Condemn Prof Who Linked Libertarians to Autism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10:00am 2/16/2018 at 10:00am

This is an update from a post we ran a few days ago. Some Duke students are not happy that a professor suggested Libertarian ideas are caused by autism.

Campus Reform reports:

Duke students rebuke prof for saying libertarians are autistic

Duke University students are circulating a petition condemning a professor who labeled conservatives...

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Betsy DeVos Donates Her Entire Salary to Charities for Special Needs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 16, 2018 at 8:00am 2/16/2018 at 8:00am
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She deserves credit and praise for this, not that anyone on the left will give it to her.

FOX News reports:

DeVos donates salary to education, special needs charities

A spokeswoman says Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will donate her nearly $200,000 salary to four charities focusing on education and special needs.

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University of Nebraska System Adopts New Policy to Protect Campus Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/15/2018 at 12:00pm

This move comes after an incident where a student from Turning Point USA was verbally assaulted on campus by faculty members.

Campus Reform reports:

Nebraska system adopts free-speech policy after campus incident

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents recently approved a new freedom of expression policy after a heated confrontation between a conservative...

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University in Canada Asks White People Not to Apply for Admin Position

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 10:00am 2/15/2018 at 10:00am

Substitute any other group and this would probably qualify as a hate crime in Canada.

The Daily Caller reports:

Whites Need Not Apply For Canadian University Job

Whites need not apply for the position of vice-provost student affairs at Halifax’s Dalhousie University.

The university is seeking only “racially visible persons and Aboriginal Peoples” for the...

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Diversity Advocates Disappointed That New Harvard President is a White Male

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 8:00am 2/15/2018 at 8:00am
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Harvard recently named former Obama adviser Lawrence Bacow as its new president. As you can probably guess, that wasn’t good enough for some people.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Diversity Advocates Disappointed After Harvard Names Another White Male as President

Harvard University’s selection of Lawrence Bacow as its new president has been met with...

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Duke Prof Suggests Libertarian Views Might be the Result of Autism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/14/2018 at 12:00pm

Many liberals are clueless when it comes to Libertarian ideas but you would expect better than this from a professor.

Campus Reform reports:

Duke prof suggests libertarians are ‘on the autism spectrum’

A Duke University history professor recently suggested that many of...

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Feminists at Yale Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Protesting Capitalism and Frat Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 10:00am 2/14/2018 at 10:00am

This is just further proof that feminism is about advancing the left’s agenda, not women.

The Daily Caller reports:

Yale Feminists Protest Capitalism And Frat Culture With Anti-Valentine’s Day Event

A group of Yale University students have come together to host an anti-Valentine’s Day event that takes aim at “a tradition rooted in capitalism...

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Social Justice Warriors Try to Prevent Guy Benson From Speaking at Brown U.

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 8:00am 2/14/2018 at 8:00am
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A group of left wing students at Brown tried to prevent conservative commentator Guy Benson from speaking on campus last night claiming it was a violation of community standards. Luckily, the speech went on as planned.

The College Fix reported:

Brown students allege gay conservative speaker event ‘violates community standards’

Guy Benson turned heads...

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College Cancels Debate After Students Protest Inclusion of Bill Whittle

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/13/2018 at 12:00pm

Bill Whittle is one of the finest political commentators of our time but he’s not a progressive and that’s a big problem for some students at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

The College Fix reports:

Campus debate canceled after students protest conservative panelist

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Columbia Students Holding Event to Encourage Peers to Redistribute Their Wealth

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 10:00am 2/13/2018 at 10:00am

A new generation of Marxists is taking shape at Columbia. Why don’t these students drop out of school and give away their tuition dollars?

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia event discusses ‘obligation’ to ‘redistribute’ wealth

Two students at Columbia University are hosting a workshop later this month to encourage their peers to “redistribute our own...

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Harvard Chooses Former Obama Adviser as New President

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Several weeks ago, some people were saying Harvard should hire Obama as its new president. Looks like they got a runner-up, instead.

The Daily Caller reports:

New Harvard President Is A Former Obama Adviser

Harvard University tapped Sunday a former President Barack Obama adviser to be its new president.

Lawrence S. Bacow, former Tufts University...

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