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VIDEO: Protesters Shut Down U. Michigan Debate on Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 1:30pm 9/28/2016 at 1:30pm
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Sometimes it seems like members of Black Lives Matter just want to seize the spotlight rather than have a discussion. They really like being the center of attention and controlling events.

The College Fix reports:

Campus debate on Black Lives Matter called racist, shut down...

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Flyers for ‘Sugar Daddy’ Service Appear on UNH Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:30am 9/28/2016 at 10:30am
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The service claims it seeks to pair female students with ‘Sugar Daddies’ for dinner dates but we know what that really means, don’t we?

New England Cable News reports:

‘Sugar Daddy’ Ads Seeking Female Students Pop Up on UNH Campus

A New Hampshire business owner is sounding the alarm after he found a flier...

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Chicago State Has Only 86 Freshmen Enrolled This Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:30am 9/28/2016 at 7:30am

Chicago State University has been dealing with massive budget problems for at least a year now. This is what the higher ed bubble looks like.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Only 86 freshmen at Chicago State University,...

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Yale Professors’ Discussion of 2016 Election Goes Exactly As Expected

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 8:45pm 9/27/2016 at 8:45pm

If you were invited to an event like this, what would you expect going in? It was exactly like that.

The College Fix reports:

Yale ‘Studies’ professors hold discussion about 2016 election, and it goes just as you’d expect

At Yale last evening, the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration...

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Reed College Students Stage Walkout in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 8:30pm 9/27/2016 at 8:30pm
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An actor named Isaiah Washington has proposed a national day of boycott which is what inspired the walkout and march at Reed College.

KATU News reports:

Students hold demonstration on Reed...

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UNC Wilmington Chancellor Defends Campus Chalkings And Free Expression

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/27/2016 at 1:00pm

This will be remembered as the election which caused multiple campus meltdowns over chalkings. At least the chancellor of UNC Wilmington believes in free expression.

Here’s a message he sent to students and faculty:

Message from Chancellor Sartarelli re. Campus Climate

Dear Campus Community:

There has been some attention in recent days on the university’s...

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Seven People Stabbed Near Emerson College This Weekend

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:00am 9/27/2016 at 10:00am

Emerson College is situated in Boston’s theater district which isn’t one of the city’s safest neighborhoods.

A late night incident near the school this weekend led to the stabbing of seven people.

CBS News reports:

Multiple people stabbed...

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Social Justice Warriors Go Crazy Defending Safe Spaces at U. Kansas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:00am 9/27/2016 at 7:00am
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Concepts like safe spaces and microaggressions are so ridiculous that it’s easy to forget that there are people who take them seriously. Really seriously.

Case in point: Young Americans for Freedom recently held a meeting at the University of Kansas and some social justice warriors showed up. You can probably imagine how...

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Clemson Bans Mentions of Harambe the Gorilla Because of Racism And Rape Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 26, 2016 at 8:35pm 9/26/2016 at 8:35pm

It looks like all the fuss began with a silly meme. Is that really supposed to be enough to ban all references to an animal that’s been in the news lately?

National Review reports:

Clemson University Bans ‘Any Reference to Harambe’ From Dorm Spaces Because of ‘Rape Culture’ and ‘Racism’

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Libel Suit Over Rolling Stone’s False UVA Gang Rape Story Headed to Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 26, 2016 at 1:39pm 9/26/2016 at 1:39pm

A dean at the school is suing over the way she was portrayed in the story. What a mess. People will study this case for years to come.

The Daily Caller reports:

Rolling Stone Gang-Rape Libel Suit Headed To Trial

A University of Virginia (UVA) dean’s lawsuit against Rolling Stone over its retracted gang-rape...

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U. Wisconsin System Spends Millions on Speakers But No Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:45am 9/26/2016 at 7:45am

There’s not enough balance in the ideas being presented to college students. The University of Wisconsin system isn’t the exception here, it’s the rule.

Heat Street reports:

University of Wisconsin System Spent $2.7 Million on Speakers, But Conservatives ‘Notably Absent’

A top state lawmaker is calling for the University of Wisconsin to bring more...

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Colleges Are Going to Hate Trump’s Plan to Cut The Cost of Higher Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 10:00am 9/25/2016 at 10:00am

This may seem blunt but in some ways, it’s exactly what American colleges and universities need to be told.

The Daily Caller reports:

Trump To Colleges: Cut Costs, Or Lose Taxpayer Cash

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made a daring policy proposal Thursday night, saying that as president he would pressure schools to lower...

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Roger Williams U Student Govt Blocks YAF From Forming Campus Group

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 8:30am 9/25/2016 at 8:30am

The Young America’s Foundation not only gives conservative students a place to go for community, they often do a lot of good works on campus. What’s the deal, Roger Williams University?

The College Fix reported:

Conservative YAF group blocked from forming campus club

Students seeking to form a Young Americans for Freedom club at...

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Hillary’s College Affordability Plan Gets Mixed Reviews in Nevada

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 4:03pm 9/24/2016 at 4:03pm

I imagine the reviews are based on partisan views and the presidential election. Also, she’s pushing this because she needs college age voters who aren’t thrilled about her campaign.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports:

Clinton’s college aid plan meets with praise and skepticism

Hillary Clinton’s sweeping plan to make college more affordable — sparing...

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Mizzou Student Paper Fires Conservative Columnist Over Criticism of Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 10:00am 9/24/2016 at 10:00am

What’s more amazing, that this columnist was fired for criticizing Black Lives Matter or the fact that the Mizzou student paper had a conservative columnist?

Campus Reform reports:

Conservative columnist fired from Mizzou student paper

A conservative columnist was fired from the University of Missouri’s student newspaper after writing a column that criticized the...

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Dismissing History Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:30am 9/24/2016 at 8:30am
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Students at Georgetown were recently asked what they think of the U.S. Constitution. Their responses might surprise you, or make you weep for America’s future.

Free speech is still an issue…

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Ramapo College Students Told Their ‘America’ Themed Barbecue is Offensive

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:00am 9/24/2016 at 8:00am

At some point, college students in a situation like this have to tell their progressive oppressors to stick it.

The Daily Caller reports:

Taxpayer-Funded College Bureaucrats Deem ‘American BBQ’ Theme ‘OFFENSIVE,’ Force Students To Change It

Students at taxpayer-funded Ramapo College of New Jersey attempted to organize a themed barbecue to kick off the...

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