College Insurrection  (Page 200)

Vanderbilt University Administrator Says Disruptive Protests Should be Encouraged

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/12/2017 at 1:30pm

I wonder if this LGBTQI administrator would feel the same way if conservative students decided to follow him around and interrupt him every time he tries to speak.

Campus Reform reports:

Disruptive protesters should be ‘celebrated,’ admin says

The Director of LGBTQI Life at Vanderbilt University recently argued that student protesters should be “celebrated,”...

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Poster for Vigil to Honor Kate Steinle Trashed by Vandals at UC Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10:30am 12/12/2017 at 10:30am
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What kind of person does this? You can’t even show respect for the dead?

The College Fix reported:

At UC Berkeley, vandals trash vigil poster honoring Kate Steinle

A large poster at UC Berkeley of Kate Steinle was torn...

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John Jay College Closing Art Exhibit Featuring Work by Gitmo Detainees

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 7:30am 12/12/2017 at 7:30am

This art show opened a couple of weeks ago but apparently the school got threatened over it.

The Daily Caller reports:

Gitmo Art Exhibit Closing After Snapchat Threat

An art exhibit featuring the works of Guantanamo Bay prisoners at John Jay College is shutting down Monday after a Snapchat message mentioned a threat against...

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U. North Carolina, Charlotte Suspends Three Fraternities

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/11/2017 at 1:30pm

If you guessed that hazing and alcohol are involved, you’re right.

The Daily Caller reports:

Three University of North Carolina, Charlotte Frats Suspended

The University of North Carolina, Charlotte...

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Student Government at Concordia Pulls Funding for Ben Shapiro Talk

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 11, 2017 at 10:30am 12/11/2017 at 10:30am
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Members of the student government association were reportedly hit with multiple complaints so they folded.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov pulls Shapiro funding after students complain

The Concordia College student government will no longer be funding a talk by a conservative journalist and commentator Ben Shapiro.

The Minnesota school’s Student Government Association (SGA) made the...

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Harvard Students Left With Questions After Looking at Their Admissions Files

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 11, 2017 at 7:30am 12/11/2017 at 7:30am

Would you have even wanted to look at your college admissions file? Harvard allows it but students don’t find it very enlightening.

The College Fix reports:

‘It kind of felt as though I was a number’: Harvard students look into their own admission files

Harvard students who get a glimpse into their own records...

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Duke Student Newspaper Frets Over Lack of Female Basketball Managers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 4:30pm 12/10/2017 at 4:30pm

Witness the sad life of the identity politics bean counter. Can you imagine seeing life through this lens?

The College Fix reports:

Duke student paper concerned: Why no female managers on men’s basketball team?

As we live in a world where the percentage of “historically marginalized” populations must — must — be improved no...

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Emphasis on Diversity Training is Degrading Education Program at U. Maryland

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:30pm 12/10/2017 at 2:30pm

This is what happens when the progressive agenda becomes more important than basic skills.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

U. Maryland College of Education May Be Producing Grads Unprepared for Classroom

The University of Maryland (UMD) College of Education (COE) undergraduate elementary education program may be producing graduates unprepared for the classroom, as a...

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College Republicans Ejected from Fordham U. Coffee Shop Over MAGA Hats

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 11:00am 12/10/2017 at 11:00am
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College Republicans walked into the campus coffee shop at Fordham University and were told that their MAGA hats violated the safety policy before they were told to leave.

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Colleges Hire LGBTQ Administrators in Record Numbers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 10:30am 12/10/2017 at 10:30am

If there’s one thing higher education needs, it’s more pointless, highly paid administrators.

The Daily Caller reports:

Colleges Hiring ‘LGBTQ Administrators’ In Dramatic Numbers

College and universities across the country are hiring administrators in record numbers — all to deal specifically with LGBTQ issues.

Syracuse University,...

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U. Colorado Boulder Now Teaching ‘Eco-Social Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/9/2017 at 1:30pm

Now here’s something to put on your resume after graduating. What employer isn’t looking for someone well versed in eco-social justice?

Campus Reform reported:

CU-Boulder teaches students about ‘eco-social justice’

The University of Colorado, Boulder is promoting student leadership in “eco-social justice,” recently holding an event on “de-colonizing the environment.”

The December 7 program, titled...

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UMass Librarian: Hug a Minority to Help End Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:30am 12/9/2017 at 11:30am

Who knew microaggressions were such a deep concern among librarians?

The Daily Caller reports:

Librarian: Hug A Minority To Fix Problem Of Microaggressions

A University of Massachusetts-Amherst libr...

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Posters for Victims of Socialism Ripped Down at SUNY Buffalo

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:30am 12/9/2017 at 9:30am

If there’s one thing campus leftists can’t abide it’s anything that makes socialism look bad.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Memorial posters for ‘Victims of Socialism’ vandalized at SUNY Buffalo

“Victims of Socialism” posters at the State University of New York at Buffalo were ripped down after a Young Americans for Freedom chapter spent hours...

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Proving Our Point Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:30am 12/9/2017 at 7:30am
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It’s easy to understand why many college students would have a problem with this.

But if the shoe fits…

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UC Merced Prof Offers Charity Fight With Ben Shapiro

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/8/2017 at 1:30pm

Progressives sure like to talk tough about conservatives.

The Daily Caller reports:

Professor Offers To ‘Rip’ Ben Shapiro’s ‘Shoulder Out Of His Socket’ For Charity

A University of California, Merced professor declined to debate conservative author Ben Shapiro, but offered to fight him, according to audio released Wednesday.

Fernando Cortes Chirino, a sociology professor at...

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Colleges Struggle to Make Christmas Politically Correct

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10:30am 12/8/2017 at 10:30am

Having successfully ruined the holidays of Halloween and Thanksgiving, academia is now moving on to Christmas.

Campus Reform reports:

Universities strive for ‘Christmas’-free campuses

As another Christmas quickly approaches, colleges across the country are issuing their annual guidelines on how to make the season as inclusive as possible.

At the University of California, Irvine, for...

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Hampshire College Cancels Speech by Black Female Campus Carry Activist

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 7:30am 12/8/2017 at 7:30am

Hampshire College in Massachusetts makes Berkeley look like a conservative think tank. It’s amazing that they even initially agreed to host this speech.

Truth Revolt reports:

Hampshire College Abruptly Canceled 2nd Amendment Speech, Apologizes

A conservative speaker was all set to go Wednesday for a campus speech on the Second Amendment when Hampshire College...

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