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Bryn Mawr Student Drops Out Due to Harassment Over Supporting Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 10:00am 12/25/2016 at 10:00am

Take a bow, Bryn Mawr. You’ve reached the peak of so-called liberal tolerance.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported:

Bryn Mawr student hounded after asking to share ride to Trump event

Andi Moritz couldn’t get the comments out of her head. A Facebook post the Bryn Mawr College freshman made on the school’s ride-share page earlier...

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UC Riverside Bends Over Backwards to Not Mention Christmas at Holiday Party

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/24/2016 at 12:00pm

Doesn’t it sometimes seem like the politically correct left is actually afraid of Christmas?

The College Fix reports:

University painstakingly avoids any mention of ‘Christmas’ with cowboy-themed ‘Holiday Hoedown’

Sometimes it seems the word “Christmas” is like poison to universities. This latest example is no exception.

The University of California Riverside recently hosted a “Staff...

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Muslim Students at U. Maryland Want Prayer Rooms in Each Major Building

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 10:00am 12/24/2016 at 10:00am

One designated prayer room isn’t enough? Really?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Maryland Students Demand Muslim Prayer Rooms

Students at the taxpayer-funded University for Maryland are pushing for Muslim prayer rooms “in each major building,” Campus Reform reports.

It’s just one of 64 demands that have surfaced through the collaborative efforts of 25 student...

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Christmas on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 8:30am 12/24/2016 at 8:30am
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It’s Christmas time and you know what that means… Snowflakes!

At this time...

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Kansas State Student With 4.0 GPA Quits School Calling Higher Ed a Scam

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 8:00am 12/24/2016 at 8:00am

You have to give this kid some credit for thinking outside the box. He’ll probably go far.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Giving the Finger to K-State and General Education

Billy Willson finished his first (and his last) semester at Kansas State University this week — and in so doing has set off a debate...

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George Washington U. No Longer Requires U.S. History for History Majors

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/23/2016 at 2:00pm

You have to wonder how George Washington would feel about this.

The College Fix reports:

U.S. history no longer a requirement for history majors at George Washington University

George Washington University recently changed its requirements for history majors, remov...

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U. Oregon: Prof Who Wore Blackface to Party Violated Anti-Harassment Policy

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Back in November, we told you the story of Professor Nancy Shurtz of the University of Oregon, who wore blackface at an off-campus campus Halloween party.

She claimed she was emulating a black author she respected but it still set off a fires...

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Prof. Claims There’s No Liberal Bias in Academia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/23/2016 at 12:30pm

This professor should try being a conservative student for one week and see if he still believes this.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof denies that college campuses are ‘liberal echo chambers’

A Colby College professor is railing against...

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Harvard Grad Student Unionization Vote Too Close to Call

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 9:00am 12/23/2016 at 9:00am

The people who voted no are in the majority but there are multiple votes being challenged. We all know what that means, right?

The Harvard Crimson reported:

BREAKING: Harvard Student Unionization Vote Remains Too Close To Call

The National Labor Relations Board will hold hearings to determine the fate of Harvard’s student unionization effort...

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Thomas Sowell Calls Diversity in Higher Ed a Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/22/2016 at 1:30pm
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The great Thomas Sowell has written a new column which focuses on diversity in higher education as a meaningless buzz word.

From Investor’s Business Daily:

Thomas Sowell: We’re Being Fooled By The ‘Diversity’ Fraud

My own first encounter with the idea of geographic diversity occurred more th...

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Colorado State Hires ‘Racial Battle Fatigue’ Counselor

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/22/2016 at 12:00pm

Why would college students need such a person on campus? Could it be because higher education is obsessed with race and racial strife?

The Daily Caller reported:

Colorado State Hires Counselor To Treat ‘Racial Battle Fatigue’

Colorado State University (CSU) has hired a counselor to assist students suffering from “racial battle fatigue,” the school...

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Cal Poly Students Claim Bias Reporting is Necessary Because of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 9:00am 12/22/2016 at 9:00am

Who is handling the election worse, the media or college students? It’s a tough call, isn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

Students demand bias reporting system before Trump takes office

Students are demanding that California Polytechnic University institute a “discrimination reporting” system to protect them once Donald Trump becomes president.

“Across the country, instances of hate,...

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University of Michigan Student Lied About Hijab Burning Threat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:09pm 12/21/2016 at 5:09pm

Another political hoax! The Ann Arbor Police Department announced a University of Michigan student lied to police about a man threatening to burn her hijab:

According to a statement from the Ann Arbor Police Department, detectives worked along with the U-M Division of Public Safety and the FBI to investigate the case,...

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Columbia Challenges Unionization Efforts of Grad Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/21/2016 at 3:00pm

They already had a vote on this and the pro-union side won. Challenging the results will not end well.

The Columbia Spectator reports:

University objects to unionization vote, calls for new election

The University has filed an objection with the National Labor Relations Board regarding the vote by teaching...

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Thousands Ask U. Washington President to Cancel Speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/21/2016 at 12:00pm
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Say what you want about Milo Yiannopoulos, but he’s taking the intellectual fight to America’s college campuses like no one else.

The Seattle Times reports:

UW, WSU brace for speech by Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart editor banned from Twitter

In the coming months, the University of Washington will host lectures from an award-winning author, a...

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Babson Students Cleared Over Pro-Trump Drive Through Wellesley Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 11:30am 12/21/2016 at 11:30am
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Just days after the election, two students from Babson College drove a pick-up truck through the campus of nearby Wellesley College flying a Donald Trump flag. Wellesley students made accusations against the young men ranging from spitting to yelling discriminatory slurs.

The two were expelled from their fraternity and faced multiple charges,...

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University’s Students of Color Conference Devolves Into ‘Oppression Olympics’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 9:00am 12/21/2016 at 9:00am

In the left’s hierarchy of oppressed groups, there’s always a struggle for dominance.

The College Fix reports:

Students of Color Conference turns into ‘oppression Olympics,’ leads to fights, canceled sessions

This year’s University of California Students of Color Conference unproductively devolved into something of an “oppression Olympics” between different minority groups, prompting arguments between...

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