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Recent Harvard Law Grad argues term “defamation” is “deeply sexist, racist, and whorephobic”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 8:30am 10/16/2016 at 8:30am

Let’s face it, this is where the left is ultimately headed with policies like speech codes, microaggressions and trigger warnings. Changing the language as a political tool.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HLS Graduate Explores Discriminatory History Of Popularly Cited Legal Terms

Kendra K. Albert, an affiliate of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet &...

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UCLA Students Drown Out Woman Talking About Child Killed by Illegal Immigrant

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/15/2016 at 4:00pm
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The left is so determined to preserve their precious narrative that they’ll attack victims to do it. These students should be expelled.

The College Fix reports:

UCLA hecklers drown out mother talking about child killed by illegal immigrant

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George Washington U. Offers Counseling for Students Triggered by Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/15/2016 at 12:00pm

Sometimes I really think we should bring back the draft. Today’s college students are such coddled wimps. They really need to be toughened up.

The Daily Caller reports:

GWU Offers Counseling For Students ‘Retraumatized’ By Trump’s ‘P***y Grab’ Video

George Washington University (GWU) is letting students know that 24-7 counseling services are available if...

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Grounds for Dismissal Week in Higher Education

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The 2016 school year is off to a running start. People are getting fired all over the place.

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Now YouTube Has Restricted Christina Hoff Sommers’ Videos

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:00am 10/15/2016 at 8:00am
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First YouTube restricted Prager University videos, now the same thing has happened to Christina Hoff Sommers.

 
 
 

Software Engineering Class at Iowa State Includes Lesson on Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/14/2016 at 12:00pm

If I was a student in this class, I would have walked out, gone directly to the registrar’s office and demanded my money back. Pushing this crap in a computer science class is beyond insulting.

The College Fix reports:

Iowa State defends lesson on microaggressions in software engineering class: ‘Entirely appropriate’

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Mizzou Considers Litmus Test For Profs’ Commitment to Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 10:30am 10/14/2016 at 10:30am

Devotion to progressive concepts like social justice has eclipsed academics on many college campuses. It’s truly sad. At Mizzou, your job could even depend on it.

Campus Reform reports:

Mizzou considers quizzing profs on social justice bona fides

As part of its $1.1 million diversity audit, the University of Missouri has released a preliminary...

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Cornell Students Not Happy About Culture of “Careerism” on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 9:00am 10/14/2016 at 9:00am

Some Cornell students are unhappy about all those strange people on campus who are using their college experience to prepare for having a future job.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Cornell Students Critique Culture of Careerism

“You’re a classics major? Oh, it’s your money. Well, have fun not having a job.”

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U. Florida Wants Students to Report Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/13/2016 at 3:00pm
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The left has absolutely no sense of humor. You never hear Irish people complaining when people wear stereotypical Irish gear on St. Patrick’s Day. Like most things with the left, this is really about control.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Florida Urges Students To Report Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes As BIAS INCIDENTS

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UW-Madison Health Center Wants Profs to Include Trigger Warnings on Syllabi

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/13/2016 at 1:30pm

If your mental health is so fragile that you can’t view or discuss course content without a warning first, you don’t belong in college. It’s really that simple.

The health center at the University of Wisconsin Madison feels differently.

Heat Street reported:

UW-Madison Health Center Urges ‘Trigger Warnings’ to Protect Student Mental Health

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Recent Brown U grad: Social justice warriors ‘eager’ to silence opposing speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 1:00pm 10/13/2016 at 1:00pm

Starting this month, Brown University is hosting a lecture series on the importance of freedom of expression. Anyone who has been following news out of Rhode Island’s only Ivy League school for the last few years will appreciate the richness of that.

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Columbia Installs Campus Plaque to Lament The ‘Colonization’ of Manhattan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:30am 10/13/2016 at 10:30am

If Columbia University really wants to make a difference, maybe they should sell all their New York City real estate and donate all the money to Native Americans.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia U. dedicates campus plaque lamenting Manhattan’s ‘colonization’

Columbia University officials on Monday dedicated a plaque on campus to Native Americans, particularly...

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U. Tennessee Student Under Investigation For Putting Wrong Name on Quiz

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:30am 10/13/2016 at 7:30am

This is one of those stories that’s so dumb, it’s difficult to believe it’s even real. I won’t try to summarize the situation, just read the report below from FIRE:

University of Tennessee Investigating Student Accused of Sexual Harassment for Writing Wrong Name on Quiz

Last week, several news outlets reported that a...

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Concordia University Prof Fired for Disparaging Remark About Colin Kaepernick

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/12/2016 at 1:30pm
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Using an obvious figure of speech, a Concordia College professor said she would “kill” Colin Kaepernick over his refusal to stand for the national anthem. Now she’s out of a job.

MLive reports:

Concordia University fires professor for remarks related...

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Some Students Now Using ADHD Drugs to Study

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/12/2016 at 12:00pm

What happened to good old fashioned cramming? Don’t students today know the dangers associated with drug abuse? They’ve had it drilled into their heads since they could walk.

NBC News reports:

Why ADHD Drugs Are the Hottest Study Aid on College Campuses

With midterms coming up at many college campuses, some students will be...

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College Student Binge Drinking is Causing ‘Drunkorexia’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 9:00am 10/12/2016 at 9:00am

A growing number of college students are skipping meals if they plan to drink due to fear of taking in too many calories. This is leading to a phenomenon known as Drunkorexia.

NBC News reports:

College Students Say ‘Drunkorexia’ Is More Than a Buzzword

A growing number of college are banning hard liquor on...

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YouTube Puts Prager University Videos in ‘Restricted Mode’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8:30am 10/12/2016 at 8:30am

Dennis Prager’s YouTube video series known as Prager University, has enjoyed wide success and for good reasons. In each video, a noted academic, media personality, or other well known person, addresses a particular issue in a practical and straightforward way, usually in five minutes or less.

There is nothing controversial about the...

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