College Insurrection  (Page 20)

Case Western Reserve U. Students Can Now Choose From 20 Gender Identities on Forms

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 3, 2018 at 10:00am 8/3/2018 at 10:00am

Imagine the time and energy that went into compiling these gender identities and determining which ones belonged on the approved list.

Cleveland.com reports:

Case Western Reserve University students can choose gender identity on university forms

Case Western Reserve University’s updated student information system will allow students to indicate gender identity.

University applications and forms can...

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Religious Studies Prof Thinks Christians Should Support Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 3, 2018 at 8:00am 8/3/2018 at 8:00am

This reinforces the idea that leftism is a religion unto itself.

Campus Reform reports:

Religion prof argues that Christians should support abortion

A religious studies professor in North Carolina claims that “trusting women to make abortion dec...

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Complaints to Bias Response Team at U. Michigan Often Target Professors

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/2/2018 at 12:00pm

This is what happens when you create an environment that encourages people to snitch on each other.

The College Fix reports:

Complaints filed with UMich Bias Response Team often target professors

Classroom discussions — and in particular complaints about pr...

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Student Can’t Get Straight Answer on School’s ‘Free Speech Zone’ Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 10:00am 8/2/2018 at 10:00am

This is happening at a public school, so technically, the entire campus is a free speech zone.

Campus Reform reports:

College hangs up on student asking about free speech policy

School officials at a public community college in Texas are refusing to clarify the details of its controversial free speech policy despite repeated...

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Jordan Peterson: Increasingly, People Are Being Taught by Ideologues Not Educators

https://youtu.be/vofiOCIWnCY
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 9:00am 8/2/2018 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/vofiOCIWnCY

Last month, we featured a video Professor Jordan Peterson did for Prager University about how “dangerous people” are teaching your children. In some of his recent interviews, he has expanded that idea and explained more about the thinking behind it.

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Education Department Official Says They Enforce Laws, Not Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 8:00am 8/2/2018 at 8:00am

This is one of the reasons the left goes crazy at the mere mention of Betsy DeVos.

The Daily Caller reports:

Education Department” ‘We Are Law Enforcement Officials, Not… Social Justice People’

A top Department of Education official described his office’s duty as one of “law enforcement” and not “social justice” on Monday.

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Social Justice Warriors Have Finally Come for the Comedy Classic ‘Animal House’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/1/2018 at 3:00pm

The 1978 classic film ‘Animal House’ turned 40 years old last weekend, if you can believe it. Since its release, it has stood the test of time as the college comedy which defined the genre. Even when it was originally released, it was considered provocative, but back then America had a...

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Young Democratic Socialists of America Now Has 250 Campus Chapters Nationwide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3T73DVZg824&feature=youtu.be
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/1/2018 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3T73DVZg824&feature=youtu.be

Academia’s embrace of the far left is no secret. This is all part of the long game they’re playing.

Campus Reform reports:

Democratic Socialists set up shop on campuses nationwide

The Young Democratic Socialists of America organization now claims to have more than 250 chapters on campuses across the country, a dramatic increase from...

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Student Suing Pierce College for Blocking Campus Distribution of U.S. Constitution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 10:00am 8/1/2018 at 10:00am

Several times a year, this becomes an issue on various college campuses. Why?

The College Fix reports:

Lawsuit against college for blocking distribution of U.S. Constitution moves forward

A student at Pierce College in California who claims...

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Allen West Offers Good Advice to Conservative College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 8:00am 8/1/2018 at 8:00am

Students would be wise to heed West’s words. Left wing students make their beliefs known on campus and so should those on the right.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Allen West to conservative students: ‘Don’t fall back’ when people call you names

Former Rep. Allen West issued a rallying call Tuesday to conservative millennials amid...

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Two Historians Resigning from UVA Policy Center Over Hiring of Former Trump Official

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/31/2018 at 12:00pm

Some students have been making a fuss over this as well. For the left, no one connected to this administration is acceptable.

The Hill reports:

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Dean at U. Georgia Attacked on Twitter for Congratulating a Republican Friend

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 10:00am 7/31/2018 at 10:00am

Professor Charles Davis congratulated his childhood friend for becoming a GOP candidate for governor. Then he was attacked on Twitter.

Campus Reform reports:

UGA Dean attacked on Twitter for having GOP friend

A University of Georgia professor issued an apology to those he had “offended” when he congratulated an old friend on becoming the...

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Private College Closure Rate Rises to 11 Per Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 8:00am 7/31/2018 at 8:00am

This is still a relatively small number but it’s going up.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Moody’s: Private-College Closures at 11 Per Year

Private college closures have risen to a rate of about 11 per year, and the rate at which campuses are shut down is expected to increase in the future, according to a...

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Harvard Study Finds Trigger Warnings May Actually be Harmful to Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/30/2018 at 12:00pm

According to the study, trigger warnings may increase a person’s vulnerability to trauma.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard study: Trigger warnings actually harmful to students

A recent study by Harvard University psychologists suggests the very thing academics use to protect their students from possible trauma … may actually end up harming them.

So-called “trigger...

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Op-Ed: Don’t Hassle Me With Your Microaggressions, You Fascist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:00am 7/30/2018 at 10:00am

This smart and funny op-ed was written by… me.

Here’s an excerpt from Townhall:

Don’t Hassle Me With Your Microaggressions, You Fascist

In case you haven’t noticed,...

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Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Former Columbia Prof After Bias Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 8:00am 7/30/2018 at 8:00am

The professor claimed one of her colleagues was trying to sabotage her through a negative email campaign.

Bloomberg News reports:

Columbia Bias Case Ends in $1.3 Million Payout to Professor

A jury awarded $1.25 million to a former Columbia University finance professor whose senior colleague sent dozens of emails disparaging her to industry professionals...

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Coleman University Closing its Doors in August

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/29/2018 at 1:30pm

Coleman has only been around since 1963. That’s a pretty short run.

KUSI News reports:

Coleman University announces closing after 55 years

Coleman University announced Thursday that it will close at the end of the current term on August 5, 2018.

“Losing our bid for regional accreditation placed the financial sustainability of the University in...

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