College Insurrection  (Page 20)

Brown University Holds ‘VIP Dinners’ for Children of the Wealthy and Powerful

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/26/2019 at 12:00pm

It’s amazing that this could occur in an industry that is obsessed with fairness, equality, privilege, etc.

The Providence Journal reports:

VIP dinners offer peek at culture of privilege at Brown University

On a mild Wednesday evening in October, patrons approached the doors of Bacaro on South Water Street, only to encounter a posted...

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Black Student Union at UC Santa Barbara Makes List of Demands That Costs Over $900K

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:00am 2/26/2019 at 10:00am

Here’s the best part of the story. They weren’t laughed off campus by the administration, which is open to their agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

UCSB chancellor ‘supportive’ of Black Student Union’s $900,000+ worth of demands

The Black Student Union at the University of California, Santa Barbara called for massive changes to the university earlier...

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Harvard Now Conducting ‘Climate Review’ of Law Prof Representing Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 8:00am 2/26/2019 at 8:00am
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This is happening because some Harvard students are too dense to understand why an Ivy League law professor would represent someone like Weinstein.

The College Fix

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Survey: 73% of Americans Don’t Believe Race Should be Considered in College Admissions

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 7:00am 2/26/2019 at 7:00am
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A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center about the importance of race in higher education has some surprising findings. A significant majority of Americans no longer see this as a necessary consideration in admissions.

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Emory University Hosts Lecture on ‘Abortion as a Moral Good’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 25, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/25/2019 at 12:00pm

What do you think would happen if someone wanted to do a lecture about gun ownership as a moral good?

Campus Reform reports:

Emory University hosts ‘abortion as a moral good’ lecture

Emory University hosted a lecture, titled, “Reframing Choice: Abortion as a Moral Good” on Monday.

The event was sponsored by the Center for...

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Many Law School Students Aren’t Prepared for the New Supreme Court

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10:00am 2/25/2019 at 10:00am

Law school students today haven’t been trained to deal with the conservative shift in the Supreme Court.

Nicholas M. Gallagher writes at National Review:

Today’s Law-School Graduates Can’t Speak the New Supreme Court’s Language

With Brett Kavanaugh on board, the Supreme Court appears to have a solid right-leaning majority for the first time in...

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Student in Cowboy Costume at Wake Forest U. Prompts Accusations of Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 25, 2019 at 8:00am 2/25/2019 at 8:00am

Students mistook his lasso for a noose. This is what comes from the false racism panic being pushed on many campuses.

The College Fix reports:

Student in cowboy outfit causes racial angst at Wake Forest U.

The latest example of college students’ hyper-vigilance for anything remotely “racist” comes from Wake Forest University where complaints...

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Board of Trustees Approves Major Cuts at Carroll College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/24/2019 at 1:30pm

Another small, private liberal arts college is trimming programs. Not a good sign for their future.

KRTV News reports:

Carroll College Board of Trustees approves major proposed cuts

Carroll College wrapped up its two day Board of Trustees meeting Friday afternoon.

The meeting is where Carroll President John Cech laid out his recommendations for cuts...

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Student Leaders at UVA Call for More ‘Safe Spaces’ for Minorities

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 11:30am 2/24/2019 at 11:30am

If these students are serious about this, they should get a big media outlet like Rolling Stone to do a story about it.

The College Fix reports:

UVA student leaders want more ‘safe spaces’ for minority students

Student leaders at the University of Virginia say the current quantity of minority student “safe spaces” is...

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UC Berkeley Police Have Identified Suspect in Campus Punching Incident

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 9:30am 2/24/2019 at 9:30am
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The suspect has not yet been named or arrested. Read the full back story here.

The Berkeleyside reports:

UC Berkeley police identify punching suspect in viral right-wing videos

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U. Missouri Could Lose Funding Over Failure to Provide Due Process to Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/23/2019 at 1:30pm

When the higher ed bubble finally comes for Mizzou, few will shed a tear.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

Mizzou Faces Loss Of Funding Threat Over Lack Of Due Process In Sex Assault Accusations

The University of Missouri (Mizzou) just can’t seem to stay out of the news.

Earlier this week, Missouri State...

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College of New Rochelle Likely to Close in Summer of 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 11:30am 2/23/2019 at 11:30am

Another imminent closure. This is happening faster than most people imagined it would.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Another Private College May Close

The College of New Rochelle announced Friday that it will likely close by the end of the summer of 2019.

A memo to the campus from the president and board chair said, “The...

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U. Minnesota Backs Off Plan to Punish People for Not Using Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 9:30am 2/23/2019 at 9:30am

It’s amazing that they thought this would fly in the first place. That’s how far we’ve drifted.

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota backs off proposal to punish people for not using preferred gender pronouns

The University of Minnesota recently unveiled the latest draft of a proposed administrative policy on gender identity that...

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War on Conservatives Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8:00am 2/23/2019 at 8:00am
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There was one real violent attack this week that the media wasn’t very interested in.

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Conservative Trump-Supporting Student Physically Attacked at UC Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/22/2019 at 3:00pm
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Hayden Williams, a student at UC Berkeley, was helping the conservative group Turning Point USA when he was attacked and punched in the face in broad daylight. It was all captured on camera.

Will the media give this story one percent of the attention they devoted to Jussie Smollett?

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Dartmouth Offers Free Ski Trip for Students of Color Only

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/22/2019 at 12:00pm

Why do so many people in higher education seem to think they can improve racial relations in this way?

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League offers ‘free’ ski trip…but not for whites

Dartmouth College is offering students free skiing lessons this winter – as long as those students are not white.

Three “POC Ski Days” are...

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Faculty at Hampshire College Attempted to Vote No Confidence in President and Board

https://youtu.be/FTQrHApNNkA
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00am 2/22/2019 at 10:00am
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This was nothing more than a desperate move by desperate people. Hampshire is circling the drain and no change in leadership is going to change that.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Hampshire College Faculty Tries to Vote No Confidence in President and Board Leaders

The Hampshire College faculty voted Wednesday on a resolution...

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