College Insurrection  (Page 20)

Women’s Studies Profs Decline to Discuss Any Restrictions on Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 11:41am 4/30/2019 at 11:41am

The College Fix reached out to over a dozen women’s studies professors on this subject and didn’t receive a single response. How curious.

Maria Lencki writes:

Should there be any restrictions on abortion? Women’s studies professors won’t say

Americans tend to broadly support various restrictions on abortion rights, particularly in later months of pregnancy....

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Give 2019 Harvard Commencement Address

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 8:00am 4/30/2019 at 8:00am
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The left just adores Merkel. She has managed to ruin her country in a manner progressives would love to replicate in America.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Angela Merkel Named 2019 Harvard Commencement Speaker

Chancellor of Germany Angela D. Merkel will cross the Atlantic next May to speak at Harvard’s 368th Commencement ceremony, the University...

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Many Schools Now Offer Transgender Related Medical Coverage for Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/29/2019 at 12:00pm

Why should colleges and universities even be involved in this? What does it have to do with getting an education?

The College Fix reports:

Over 100 schools now offering transgender medical coverage for students

More and more schools across the U.S. are offering medical insurance to cover various procedures for their transgender students, including...

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Report: Anxiety Among Economics Ph.D. Students Comparable to Incarcerated Populations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 10:00am 4/29/2019 at 10:00am

Who knew studying economics was such a downer?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

A Very Mixed Record on Grad Student Mental Health

From impostor syndrome and other feelings of being out of place, to periods of isolation and to constant short- and long-term deadlines, graduate school presents serious potential challenges to students’ mental health. There’s...

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Previewing Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College trial: ‘Social Justice’ free speech or defamation?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 9:00am 4/29/2019 at 9:00am
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With Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College scheduled to start trial this week, there is much back and forth among political and legal analysts as to “what it...

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Mollie Hemingway Joining Hillsdale College as Senior Journalism Fellow

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8:00am 4/29/2019 at 8:00am
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This is great news for Hillsdale. Mollie Hemingway has become a favorite FOX News contributor and in her work at The Federalist, was way ahead of most people in media on the Russia collusion hoax.

From The Federalist:

Hillsdale College Welcomes Mollie...

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New ‘Common Language Guide’ Divides Students at Amherst College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/28/2019 at 1:30pm

The fact that this guide was created by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is rather telling, isn’t it?

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Release of language guide roils Amherst College campus

In 2001, the late author and Amherst College alum David Foster Wallace wrote about the political battles that take place in an...

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Student Protesters at Yale Call for Police to be Disarmed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 11:30am 4/28/2019 at 11:30am

This is because of a shooting last week that involved a police officer. It was surely an unfortunate happening, but these students seem to be taking advantage by calling for something they probably already wanted.

NBC Connecticut reports:

Protesters Call for Yale Police to Be Stripped of Their Guns

Dozens of students ga...

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American University Students Unimpressed With New Mandatory Diversity Course

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9:30am 4/28/2019 at 9:30am

Mandatory diversity has a rather Orwellian ring to it, doesn’t it?

The College Fix reports:

American U. students wising up to mandatory diversity/inequality/rac...

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Elizabeth Warren’s Plan for ‘Free’ College May Benefit the Wealthy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/27/2019 at 1:30pm
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Who could have guessed that a plan like this could backfire?

From USA Today:

Free college plans like Elizabeth Warren’s are pretty pricey. Some say her plan would benefit...

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UC-Berkeley Hosting Conference on ‘Right Wing Studies’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11:30am 4/27/2019 at 11:30am

This looks like it’s going to be nothing more than an effort to smear conservatives. A key player here has ties to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley hosts Conference on Right Wing Studies…but it doesn’t seem so right-wing

The University of California, Berkeley is hosting a Right-Wing Studies Conference, hosted...

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Middlebury College Student Govt Demands Students be Able to Approve Campus Speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00am 4/27/2019 at 10:00am
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Middlebury College in Vermont has a recurring problem. When conservative speakers come to campus, all hell breaks loose. Now the student government has proposed a solution. They want the right to vet speakers before they come to campus in order to assure that the speaker’s values match those of the...

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Speaker at Harvard Diversity Conference Once Said Christians Deserve to be ‘Locked Up’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30am 4/27/2019 at 9:30am

Diversity for everyone except certain groups this speaker doesn’t like. That’s a great standard.

The College Fix reports:

Keynote speaker at Harvard diversity conference says Christians should be ‘locked up’

To celebrate a “Decade of Dialogue” in its annual diversity conference, Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts & Sciences invited a straight white man to...

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No Free Lunch Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8:00am 4/27/2019 at 8:00am
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You know it’s election season when all the Democrats start talking about free college.

This is also about helping Democrats.

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Stink Bomb Used During Jeff Sessions Speech at Amherst College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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In addition to the stink bomb, a large group of students stood up and walked out together. So mature, aren’t they?

The College Fix reports:

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VIDEO: College Students Horrified by Joe Biden’s Handsy Behavior

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10:00am 4/26/2019 at 10:00am

It’s amazing that there are still people who haven’t seen images of Joe getting too intimate. These college students were creeped out.

Campus Reform reports:

VIDEO: Students appalled by footage of ‘creepy’ Joe Biden touching women

Former Vice President Joe...

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Los Angeles County Declares Measles Outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2019 at 9:00am 4/26/2019 at 9:00am
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We have followed the rapid spread of measles cases around the nation.

The last time we reported, a measles-infected visitor had stopped into Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters and public health officials had to issue appropriate warnings. Now, officials have declareda measles outbreak in Los Angeles County.

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