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Shouldn’t College Students be Allowed to Arm Themselves?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/14/2019 at 12:00pm

Gun free zones make people vulnerable and defenseless. Isn’t that a recipe for disaster?

John Patrick writes at the Washington Examiner:

In the wake of more mass shootings, it’s time to end ‘gun free zones’ on campus

It’s time to revisit the campus carry debate.

Tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio,...

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Over 140 Employees at Eastern Michigan U. Accept Buyouts for Early Retirement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00am 8/14/2019 at 10:00am

This is a smart move. It sure beats waiting and finding out you’re going to get nothing.

MLive reports:

142 Eastern Michigan University employees accept early retirement buyouts

A total of 142 Eastern Michigan University employees accepted voluntary early retirement packages last month.

EMU, contending with a decline in enrollment, announced the buyout plans in...

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Princeton Student Laments Lack of Political Activism on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 8:00am 8/14/2019 at 8:00am

This student isn’t alone. Many of today’s college students think this is the whole point of college. Where do you think they got that idea?

The College Fix reports:

Princeton student demands more student activism at Princeton

A student activist on Princeton’s campus is lamenting the fact that not enough students are activists there,...

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University in the UK Bans Hamburgers to Fight Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/13/2019 at 12:00pm

Why are so many people on the left so intent on going after hamburgers? This seems to come up every few months.

BBC News reports:

University bans hamburgers ‘to tackle climate change’

Goldsmiths, University of London, is removing all beef products from sale – and charging a 10p levy on bottled water and single-use...

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More Than 40 University Presidents Paid Twice as Much as U.S. President

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 10:00am 8/13/2019 at 10:00am

When you consider the dollar amounts here, is the high cost of college tuition really such a mystery?

Campus Reform reports:

Dozens of public university presidents make more than the U.S. president: Report

Dozens of public university presidents make more money in a single year than does the president of the United States, according...

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Fake Disabilities Are Becoming the New College Admissions Scam

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 8:00am 8/13/2019 at 8:00am

Just like campus hoaxes, this sort of thing hurts the people who are really struggling with these issues.

The Washington Examiner reports:

The new college admissions scam: Fake ‘disability’ diagnoses

It’s safe to say scrutiny of our higher education system has heightened since the well-known celebrity college admissions scandal broke earlier this year. But...

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Scott Walker to Take Over as President of Young America’s Foundation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 4:00pm 8/12/2019 at 4:00pm

I can’t think of a better person to take on this role. If only he was starting sooner than early 2021.

The College Fix reports:

As YAF president, Scott Walker vows to ‘open t...

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UC Berkeley Chancellor Demands Politicians Remove ‘Weapons of War’ From Our Midst

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/12/2019 at 2:00pm

This is a favorite, and incorrect, talking point of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley chancellor calls to ‘remove weapons of war from our midst’

In the wake of two mass shootings in El Paso, Tex. and Dayton, Ohio that took the lives of more than thirty people, University of California-Berkeley Chancellor Carol...

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Johns Hopkins Prof Fired After Clashing With Student Protesters Has No Regrets

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/12/2019 at 12:00pm

It’s a shame more professors don’t stand up to campus protesters in the way this one did.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Sorry, Not Sorry

Johns Hopkins University terminated a nontenured associate research professor of speech and language processing who broke into a student sit-in earlier this year with bolt cutters. He says his counterprotest...

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Court Says UMass Amherst Violated Student’s Due Process Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/11/2019 at 2:00pm

A student was accused of assaulting his girlfriend, and the school immediately suspended him.

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VIDEO: Joe Biden Tells College Student There Are Three Genders

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 11:30am 8/11/2019 at 11:30am

Watching Joe Biden attempt to be woke is just painful.

The Daily Caller reports:

Biden Bizarrely Says There’s Three Genders, Then Grabs Young Female Questioner By The Arm And Insists He Loves Gay People

Former Vice President Joe Biden said there were “at least three” genders while walking through a crowd at the Iowa...

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South Dakota Board of Regents Takes Major Steps Towards Protecting Campus Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:30am 8/11/2019 at 9:30am

South Dakota has become a leading state on this issue. Others should follow their example.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: SD Board of Regents passes substantial free speech protections

The South Dakota Board of Regents approved modifications to a group of policies at a Wednesday and Thursday meeting that substantially protects free speech on campus...

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Michelle Obama to Release YouTube Series to Help Prepare Students for College

https://youtu.be/slB1HQADW1U
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/10/2019 at 2:00pm
https://youtu.be/slB1HQADW1U

I have a feeling we will be posting some of these videos here in the future.

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U. New Mexico Pushing for More Diversity and Inclusion Themes in Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:30am 8/10/2019 at 11:30am

This is the latest example of the progressive agenda eclipsing the pursuit of serious scholarship.

Campus Reform reports:

UNM pushes for more diversity and inclusion themes in courses

The University of New Mexico Division of Diversity and Inclusion will host an information session Monday aimed at encouraging faculty to adapt...

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Former Yale Prof Writes Book to Parody Progressive Campus Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:30am 8/10/2019 at 9:30am

I might have to buy a copy of this and write a review for Legal Insurrection.

The College Fix reports:

New comedic novel ‘Campusland’ skewers progressive university politics

In his humorous new novel Campusl...

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Anti-Trump Studies Week in Higher Education

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 8:00am 8/10/2019 at 8:00am
http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry

Trump is having a serious impact on higher education in America.

Gibson vs. Oberlin updates:

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Elite Universities Boost Professors Who Call for Gun Control in Wake of Shootings

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/9/2019 at 2:00pm

Our supposedly greatest thinkers go directly to the left’s goal of gun control. So intellectually lazy.

Campus Reform reports:

Elite universities boost profs who call for gun control, dismiss mental health crisis

Several elite universities released Tuesday interviews with professors on the topic of gun violence in the wake of recent mass shootings in...

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