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Student Complains After Prof Assigns Libertarian Reading Material

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 23, 2017 at 7:30am 6/23/2017 at 7:30am

The professor assigned reading from the Cato Institute. What a crime.

The College Fix reported:

Student tries to get professor in trouble for assigning her libertarian reading

University of St. Francis student Jennifer Martin tweeted Wednesday that her professor (an adjunct, it turns out) gave her an assigned reading on “national health care systems”...

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New Libertarian Student Club at Linfield College Harassed and Condemned

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/22/2017 at 1:30pm

So many progressives don’t even seem to understand what Libertarians believe. If they did, more college students would probably be Libertarians.

The College Fix reports:

Students launch libertarian club at small Oregon college and get harassed, investigated,...

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Grand Valley State Offers Scholarships to Students for ‘White Privilege’ Conference

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:30am 6/22/2017 at 10:30am

Left wing social engineering projects shouldn’t be treated like serious academic pursuits.

Campus Reform reported:

GVSU offers scholarships to attend White Privilege Conference

Grand Valley State University is encouraging students to attend next year’s “White Privilege Conference,” even offering “opportunities for scholarships” to attendees.

The 19th Annual White Privilege Conference that will take place in...

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Trinity College in Connecticut Reportedly Closed After Prof Posts Threats to GOP Online

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 7:30am 6/22/2017 at 7:30am

The shooting in Virginia last week brought out the crazy in some people. One professor at Trinity College in Connecticut posted comments on social media that may have temporarily closed the school. It’s unclear whether the school was closed because of the posting or because of threats in reaction.

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U. Missouri System Creates ‘Diversity 101’ Program For Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/21/2017 at 1:30pm

The University of Missouri is experiencing enrollment problems over the campus protests of 2015. Programs like this one aren’t going to help that problem.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Announces Diversity 101 For Faculty To Create ‘Culture Of Inclusion’

A university announced Monday that an introductory diversity course will teach concepts like “inclusive excellence”...

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Professors Around the Country Donated to Ossoff in GA-6

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 10:30am 6/21/2017 at 10:30am

Jon Ossof got tons of financial support from out of state and it turns out some of it came from college professors.

The College Fix reported:

Professors nationwide donate to anti-Trump...

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Professor Suspended Following Outrageous Appearance on FOX News

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 7:30am 6/21/2017 at 7:30am
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We covered Lisa Durden’s appearance on the Tucker Carlson show earlier this month. It was way over the top and if she lost her job as a result, she has no one to blame but herself.

NJ.com reports:

Going on Fox News cost me my job, professor claims

On June 8, Lisa Durden, a...

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Ted Cruz Shines in Senate Hearing on Campus Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 7:00am 6/21/2017 at 7:00am
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Respecting free speech has been an ongoing issue on college campuses for years now but reached a boiling point in 2017. So far this year, there was a riot at Berkeley over a planned speech by Milo Yiannopoulos. Berkeley also had to cancel a speech by Ann Coulter over threats...

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UVA Mourns Death of Student Otto Warmbier

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/20/2017 at 1:30pm
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Warmbier was a student at UVA when he was taken prisoner in North Korea. Now that he has passed away, the school is remembering him.

From UVA Today:

University Mourns Death of Student Otto Warmbier

A University of Virginia student detained by the government of North Korea for more than a year has died,...

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Democratic Socialists at U. Georgia Investigated for Tweet Advocating Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10:30am 6/20/2017 at 10:30am
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Back in May, an art professor suggested Republicans should be shot. After the shooting of Republicans last week, Democratic Socialists at U. Georgia doubled down on th...

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University Guidebook Claims ‘Meritocracy’ is a Microaggression

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 7:30am 6/20/2017 at 7:30am

Could someone on the left publish a guidebook listing all the things that aren’t a microaggression?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Meritocracy’ is a microaggression, university guidebook claims

Rowan University has published a guide on “Interrupting Microaggressions” with strategies for “calling out” those who advocate concepts like “color blindness” and “meritocracy.”

The guide—which is available on the...

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U. Florida Instructor: Patriotism Suggests Black Americans are ‘Uncivilized’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 19, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/19/2017 at 1:30pm

What would this person say to black Americans who love their country? What about those who enlist in our armed forces?

The Daily Caller reports:

College Instructor: Patriotism Suggests Black Americans Are ‘Uncivilized’

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CCSU Prof Blames Trump for Scalise Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:30am 6/19/2017 at 10:30am

Apparently no one has told this professor that the shooter was a Bernie supporter and MSNBC fan. Actually, he admits that the shooter was left wing but still blames Trump.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof blames ‘Trump and trumpism’ for Scalise shooting

A Central Connecticut State University professor is blaming the politically-motivated shooting of House...

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Cal State Long Beach Now Acting as a Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7:30am 6/19/2017 at 7:30am
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Naturally, the school is downplaying the whole thing so as not to attract the wrong attention.

The College Fix reports:

Cal State Long Beach acts as de facto sanctuary campus

California State University, Long Beach is operating as a “sanctuary campus” in everything but name “for fear of retaliation from the federal government,” the...

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Trump to Introduce Apprenticeship Program to Deal With Student Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/18/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is good news. The Trump administration has got to take steps to deal with student debt.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Trump touts plan for students to ‘earn while they learn’

President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s new apprenticeship program as a way for young adults to “earn while they learn” instead of...

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Finally – Congress to Hold Hearing on Campus Assault on Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11:30am 6/18/2017 at 11:30am

This has been a long time coming. It will be fascinating to see what comes of it.

The Daily Caller reports:

Congress To Hold Hearing On ‘Assault’ Of Campus Free Speech

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Friday a witness list for a...

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Obamas to be Honorary Football Coaches at U. Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 8:30am 6/18/2017 at 8:30am
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Aren’t the Obamas lucky? They can visit any college they want and no one protests or causes trouble.

The Hill reports:

Obamas invited to be honorary football coach at University of Michigan

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama could have new gigs as football coaches at the University of Michigan —...

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