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London Students Demand University Drop White Philosophers Like Plato, Kant

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 11:30am 1/9/2017 at 11:30am

Students at University of London have demanded the school drop famous philosophers like Plato and Kant from the curriculum because they were white. Instead, the student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) would rather have philosophers from Africa and Asia.

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University Students in UK Want ‘White’ Philosophers Removed From Syllabus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10:30am 1/9/2017 at 10:30am

If anyone demanded the removal of any other race in this situation it would be branded a hate crime.

The Telegraph UK reports:

University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white

They are the said to be the founding fathers of Western philosophy, whose ideas...

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Chicago State Student Mistakenly Declared Dead

http://abc7chicago.com/news/college-students-future-in-danger-after-shes-mistakenly-declared-dead/1678667/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30am 1/9/2017 at 7:30am
http://abc7chicago.com/news/college-students-future-in-danger-after-shes-mistakenly-declared-dead/1678667/

This unfortunate young woman recently lost her father due to cancer which led to the mix-up.

ABC News Chicago reported:

College Student’s Future in Danger After She’s Mistakenly Declared Dead

A college student’s bright future is in danger over an identity crisis. She’s a year from graduating but may not get financial aid because...

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College Students Demand Free Tampons

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/8/2017 at 4:30pm

Some college students sure are comfortable demanding things for free.

USA Today reports:

College students are demanding free tampons on campus

Julie Chen, a sophomore at Emory College, wanted to help students get access to free tampons on campus, but she didn’t know how. So she started a petition last January to see how...

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College Democrats at George Washington U. Plan Resistance to Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 10:36am 1/8/2017 at 10:36am

It’s amazing how active the left has been before Trump has actually even done anything.

Campus Reform reported:

GW Dems plot their ‘resistance’ to Trump administration

The George Washington University College Democrats have been busy planning their “resistance training” following Donald Trump’s election.

“This week we released our Post-Election Action Guide, a 17-page guide to...

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Republican’s Bill Would Ban Tax Dollars for Certain Social Justice Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2:00pm 1/7/2017 at 2:00pm

The left has gone so far past serious academics with social justice course work that extraordinary measures like this seem reasonable.

The Daily Caller reports:

Arizona Lawmaker’s Bill Would BAN Taxpayer Funding Of Ridiculous Social Justice Classes

A state legislator in Arizona has crafted legislation that would prohibit taxpayer dollars from funding any coursework...

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No need for college, just attend ‘SJW Insult Generator’ University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/7/2017 at 12:00pm

The insane rantings of campus Social Justice Warriors — both students and faculty — is a frequent topic here.

It seems at times as if we are witnessing mind-numbed robots just spewing word-salads of randomly selected catchphrases.

Why, oh why, would someone pay over $100k or more just to be able to regurgitate...

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Young Americans for Freedom Labeled ‘Hate Group’ at UW Madison

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 10:00am 1/7/2017 at 10:00am

This would be the same UW Madison which is currently offering a program about the problem of whiteness.

The College Fix reports:

UW-Madison’s Young Americans for Freedom labeled hate group

The Student Coalition for Progress at the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently pushed a petition that alleged University of Wisconsin Madison’s Young Americans for Freedom...

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Trump Derangement Syndrome Week in Higher Ed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8rD1Je5uRo
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 8:30am 1/7/2017 at 8:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8rD1Je5uRo

It’s been two months since the election but many liberals in higher education are still losing it.

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Georgia Tech Climatologist Resigns Over ‘Craziness’ of Politics in Climate Change

http://video.foxnews.com/v/5273586586001/?playlist_id=5198073478001#sp=show-clips
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 8:00am 1/7/2017 at 8:00am
http://video.foxnews.com/v/5273586586001/?playlist_id=5198073478001#sp=show-clips

The left has politicized the study of climate science to the point were skepticism equals academic heresy.

Reason reported:

Georgia Tech Climatologist Judith Curry Resigns over ‘the CRAZINESS in the field of climate science.’

Climatologist and former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology Judith Curry...

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Joe Biden to Form Partnership With University of Delaware

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/6/2017 at 1:30pm

We now know how Joe Biden will be spending some of his time after January 20th. He’s going to partner with the University of Delaware in a policy program.

FOX News reports:

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Law Profs Say Jeff Sessions Too ‘Racially Insensitive’ to be Attorney General

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBqrWL3h9-g
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 10:30am 1/6/2017 at 10:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBqrWL3h9-g

This is what happens when Democrats spend eight years turning the Justice Department into the Social Justice Department.

Campus Reform reports:

Law profs claim Sessions too ‘racially insensitive’ for AG

More than 1,300 law professors from across the country have signed a petition calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject Sen. Jeff Sessions’...

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Theology Students in UK Given Trigger Warning About Christ’s Crucifixion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:30am 1/6/2017 at 7:30am

Wouldn’t you think theology students have already heard about Christ dying on the cross?

The Daily Mail reports:

Bible students are warned…you may find the crucifixion too upsetting!

Theology students are being warned in advance that...

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Northwestern U. Students Fly Black Lives Matter Flag on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/5/2017 at 6:00pm

The flag was flown as part of an activism program on Black Lives Matter at the school.

The Washington Times reported:

Northwestern University flies Black Lives Matter flag

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UW Madison Program Aims to Counter Harmful Effects of Masculinity

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 3:30pm 1/5/2017 at 3:30pm

The war on men in higher education continues apace.

The College Fix reports:

Male college students to undergo ‘critical self-reflection’ of masculinity

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently taking applications for its “Men’s Project,” a six-week program that aims...

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More American Students Consider College in Canada Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 12:30pm 1/5/2017 at 12:30pm

Some American college students are considering what many American celebrities promised to do if Trump won. Head for the northern border.

FOX News reports:

College in Canada? After Trump’s win, more in US consider it

In the wake of the presidential election, more U.S. students are thinking about going to college in Canada.

Universities from...

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Occidental College Still Reeling from Destruction of 9/11 Memorial

http://launch.newsinc.com/share.html?trackingGroup=91002&siteSection=latimes_hom_non_sec&videoId=31381746
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 9:00am 1/5/2017 at 9:00am
http://launch.newsinc.com/share.html?trackingGroup=91002&siteSection=latimes_hom_non_sec&videoId=31381746

It’s hard to imagine anything more despicable than disrespecting the victims of 9/11. This incident happened in the fall but it’s still impacting the school.

Forbes reported:

Occidental College Tries To Heal Campus Wounds After Attack On 9/11 Flag Memorial

What does a college do when students trash a 9/11 memorial? That was the...

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