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Cal Poly Students to Protest School President by Not Shaking His Hand at Graduation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/15/2018 at 12:00pm

Imagine ruining your own graduation day by doing something like this. These students will likely regret it someday.

The College Fix reports:

Protest: Students will refuse to shake university president’s hand at graduation

Numerous students at California Polytechnic State University this weekend are planning a mini-protest to take place during the school’s graduation, where...

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Indiana U. Bloomington Hosted Only Four Conservatives in 2016-2017 School Year

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 10:00am 6/15/2018 at 10:00am

There were over 100 speaking events and just four of them featured conservatives. What bias?

Campus Reform reports:

Liberal speakers outnumbered conservatives 11-1 at Indiana U

A Campus Reform analysis reveals that Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB) hosted just four conservative speakers during the 2016-17 academic year.

Overall, IUB’s official calendar includes 117 events featuring speakers...

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Senator Tim Scott Concerned About Free Speech Issues and Anti-Semitism in Higher Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 8:00am 6/15/2018 at 8:00am

It’s great to see elected officials paying attention to these issues. Tim Scott is great and his concern is obviously genuine.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Sen. Tim Scott questions integrity...

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VIDEO: Professor Jordan Peterson Explains What the Left is Doing With Higher Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/14/2018 at 12:00pm
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University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson has become a lightning rod in the battle against cultural Marxism on college campuses.

In a new video from Prager University, he breaks down what is really happening in higher education. This is five minutes long and deserves your attention. Watch the whole thing:

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Georgetown Law School Website Removes Page That Encouraged Donations to Left Wing Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:00am 6/14/2018 at 10:00am
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A conservative student group successfully petitioned to have the page removed.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown called out for urging donations to left-wing groups

Georgetown University Law School encouraged students to donate “time and money” to a list of left-wing activist groups, at least until more than 13,000 people petitioned against it.

TFP Student Action, an...

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A Public University in Washington State Seeks to Hire ‘Undocumented Focused Program Manager’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 8:00am 6/14/2018 at 8:00am

In other words, a school that takes tax dollars intends to fund a position which will cater to non-citizen students.

The Washington Examiner reports:

University job posting: ‘Undocumented Focused Program Manager’

A public university in Washington state is seeking to hire an individual focused solely on overseeing various issues that pertain to illegal immigrant...

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Columbia Prof Warns of ‘Theocratization’ of Constitution by Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/13/2018 at 12:00pm

The SCOTUS ruling on Masterpiece Cakes has apparently got some progressives in academia concerned.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof warns of ‘theocratization’ of Constitution by conservatives

A Columbia University professor recently claimed that conservatives’ belief in “natural law” is leading to a “radical theocratization of the Constitution.”

Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Katherine Franke,...

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DePaul University Laying Off Staff Amid Declining Enrollment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00am 6/13/2018 at 10:00am
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DePaul has an awful record on free speech and has embraced the far left. Now, they are reaping the benefits of those decisions.

The College Fix reports:

Dozens of layoffs at university given ‘Lifetime Censorship Award’ as enrollment plunges

Earlier this year DePaul University was given the first-ever “Lifetime Censorship Award” by the Foundation...

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Op-Ed: California Should Restore Estate Tax to Fund ‘Free’ College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 8:00am 6/13/2018 at 8:00am
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It’s not ‘free’ if you’re taking money from some people and giving it to others. That’s called redistribution.

Chuck Collins writes at the Sacramento Bee:

Here is one way to offer free college in California: Restore the state estate tax

Estuardo Mazariegos graduated this spring from Cal State Dominquez Hills, but with $18,000 in...

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DOJ files in support of lawsuit against U. Michigan over Bias Response Team

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 5:00pm 6/12/2018 at 5:00pm

In early May 2018, we covered a lawsuit brought by a new group called Speech First challenging U. Michigan’s Bias Response Teams, Lawsuit: U. Michigan speech code and Bias Response Team “profoundly chill free speech and open discourse”:

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Vanderbilt Won’t Renew Anti-Trump Doctor’s Contract Due to ‘Work Performance and Professionalism’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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I just rolled my eyes so hard I’m shocked they’re not stuck in the back of my head.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) surgery resident Eugene Gu, 32, became an internet star after he sued President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter. Gu tweeted his support for Colin Kaepernick, the ringleader...

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Virginia Republican Congressman Defends Jefferson Statues from Campus Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/12/2018 at 12:00pm
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It’s very wise to get out in front of this issue before it becomes a thing. Otherwise, within a matter of months, liberals in media will be treating it like an issue that’s up for debate.

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Justice Department Backs Lawsuit Against U. Michigan Over Speech Codes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:00am 6/12/2018 at 10:00am

The Justice Department seems to be taking on a greater role in the battle for free speech on college campuses, which is great.

Campus Reform reports:

DOJ backs free speech watchdog in lawsuit against UMich

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a statement of interest in a lawsuit challenging the University of Michigan’s...

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Theater Performance at University in Australia Segregates Audience Members by Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 8:00am 6/12/2018 at 8:00am

They are obviously trying to make some profound point about race. All they’re really doing is insulting the audience who came to see a show.

The College Fix reports:

University theater performance segregates whites, makes them sign ‘declaration’

A student-created dance performance at the University of Melbourne is causing an uproar as white attendees...

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Trustees at Ohio State Vote to Allow Campus Concealed Carry for Off-Duty Police

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/11/2018 at 12:00pm

This is a good idea. One of these men or women could save someone’s life in an emergency.

ABC 6 in Ohio reports:

Ohio State trustees vote to allow off-duty officers to carry concealed firearms

Trustees at The Ohio State University approved a resolution to allow some off-duty officers to carry concealed guns on...

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Boston University Hosted Only Three Conservative Speakers in 2016-2017 School Year

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 10:00am 6/11/2018 at 10:00am

There is no political balance in academia, as we’ve pointed out many times before.

Campus Reform reports:

Boston University hosted just 3 conservative speakers in 2016-17

A Campus Reform survey of official events at Boston University found that the institution hosted only three conservative speakers during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Campus Reform examined a total...

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Rutgers Prof Who Went on Anti-White Rant Now Says it was a Joke

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 8:00am 6/11/2018 at 8:00am

This is an update to a story we ran in an earlier post.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers anti-white Caucasian prof says rant was ‘joke,’ doesn’t want to be white

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