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UVA Loosens Rules for Students Caught Lying or Stealing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:30am 11/15/2017 at 7:30am

The new policy makes it easier for students accused of these infractions to stay in school. It’s not clear how this makes things better for everyone.

The Daily Caller reports:

UVA Loosens Sanctions On Liars, Cheaters, And Thieves

A committee at the University of Virginia voted 19-1 to amend the school’s student honor conduct...

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Liberal Tufts Students Say Ben Shapiro’s Views Put Them in Danger

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/14/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is a favorite strategy of leftist students. They claim they don’t feel safe because of something they don’t like.

Campus Reform reports:

Tufts students say Ben Shapiro’s views put them in ‘danger’

Liberal students at Tufts University are pressuring the student government to deny funding for the College Republicans to host an event...

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Fired UCLA Prof Issues Warning on Free Speech: No One is Safe

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:30am 11/14/2017 at 10:30am

Keith Fink taught communications at UCLA and his free speech course often had a waiting list. He knows what he’s talking about.

The College Fix reports:

Free speech professor fired from UCLA warns: No one is safe

A former UCLA communications professor known for his staunch defense of free speech who was recently fired...

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Drexel ‘White Genocide’ Prof Blames Whiteness for Texas Church Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30am 11/14/2017 at 7:30am

This guy really gets around. He also has a one size fits all explanation for everything.

FOX News reports:

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St. Gregory’s University in Oklahoma Announces Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/13/2017 at 1:30pm

Another small school is falling due to financial difficulty.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Another Small Private College Will Close

Two weeks ago, Memphis College...

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Johns Hopkins Prof Claims Trump Won by Invoking History of White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:30am 11/13/2017 at 10:30am
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This is the left’s new talking point. Anything liberals don’t like is white supremacy.

The College Fix reports:

Johns Hopkins prof: Trump won election by ‘invoking the history of white supremacy’

This past Tuesday Johns Hopkins philosophy pr...

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Professor Disciplined for Giving ‘Female or Shemale’ Quiz

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 13, 2017 at 9:00am 11/13/2017 at 9:00am

In our hyper politically correct environment, it’s amazing that this professor didn’t know how this would end.

The Daily Caller reports:

Prof Who Gave ‘Female Or Shemale’ Quiz Now Only Teaching Online Classes

A sociology professor is no longer teaching in the classroom after he gave his students a quiz asking them to ident...

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Prof Under Fire for Telling Students to Work Hard and Avoid Drinking

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/12/2017 at 2:30pm

This seems like good advice for any student but the outrage brigade didn’t like it.

FOX News reports:

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Profs at Miami U. Pout Over State of Teaching in Trump Era

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 12:30pm 11/12/2017 at 12:30pm
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The next four to eight years are going to be very long for some people.

The College Fix reports:

Professors at Miami University lament state of teaching in the Trump era

Adding to the perceived angst regarding the state of education in the Donald Trump era, professors at Miami University recently pondered — worried...

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Women’s Center at UConn Targets ‘Mansplaining’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 10:00am 11/12/2017 at 10:00am

How does stuff like this pass for serious academic study? It sounds like something out of the Onion.

Campus Reform reports:

UConn to help men stop ‘mansplaining,’ ‘interrupting others’

The University of Connecticut is recruiting 20 male students for an 11-week program to help them stop “mansplaining” and “interrupting others.”

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Pro-Life Students at Fresno State Win Settlement in Free Speech Case

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/11/2017 at 2:30pm
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Back in May, we wrote about a Students for Life group at Fresno State University. They had written some pro-life messages on a campus sidewalk in chalk. A professor approached them and argued they had no right to do so. He even took measures to remove the messages.

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Eighty-three Students at Ohio State Accused of Using Messaging App to Cheat

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12:00pm 11/11/2017 at 12:00pm
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This is one of the downsides of living in a time when everyone has a phone.

The New York Post reports:

College accuses 83 students of using app to cheat

Ohio State University has accused 83 undergraduate students...

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Columbia Student Paper Silent About Antifa Harassment of College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00am 11/11/2017 at 10:00am

College Republicans at Columbia have been targeted by Antifa but the school paper doesn’t seem to think that’s newsworthy.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia newspaper silent after College Republicans doxing

The Columbia University student newspaper has declined to cover Antifa harassment towards the school’s College Republicans chapter despite both negative and positive coverage of the...

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Heresy on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:30am 11/11/2017 at 8:30am
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This situation had the potential to be much worse. Luckily, it got resolved.

Meanwhile, this stuff went unchallenged.

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College Theater Dept. Cancels Play Because Whites Could be Cast as Asians

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:00am 11/11/2017 at 8:00am

Colleges often have to be creative in casting decisions. This situation was exploited for political correctness.

The College Fix reports:

Theater department cancels play because some whites might be cast as Asians

It’s not just Brandeis University panick...

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Gibson’s Bakery sues Oberlin College over racial profiling accusations, Oberlin cuts business ties

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:15pm 11/10/2017 at 7:15pm

A year ago almost to the day, we covered a dispute involving Oberlin College students and a local bakery, Gibson’s Bakery.

The Oberlin students, with the support of some faculty and staff, accused the bakery of racial profiling three Oberlin students who were arrested for shoplifting. Those three students eventually pleaded guilty,...

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Yale Removes Portraits of White Men from Hall to Promote Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/10/2017 at 1:30pm

Yale is now the go-to Ivy League school for social justice warriors.

The College Fix reports:

Yale removes white men’s portraits from hall to promote diversity – then says it’s temporary

Yale University is trying to explain its intentions when it took down portraits of white men who served as head of a residential...

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