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Trump Administration Joins Battle Against Restricting Campus Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7:30pm 9/27/2017 at 7:30pm
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This is great news. The whole concept of free speech zones is antithetical to academia.

The College Fix reports:

Trump administration joins legal fight against campus speech zones

Free speech advocacy groups have a new ally: the Trump adm...

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Cornell Faculty “Take A Knee” protest hijacked, Professor leads chant of “Free Palestine”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 2:25pm 9/27/2017 at 2:25pm

On the Cornell University campus, today, we witnessed what has become an all-to-frequent hijacking of other “social justice” causes to turn them against Israel.

This is not really surprising, given the history of the anti-Israel movement.

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Feminist Group Offers College Students Cash to ‘Fight the Patriarchy’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 10:30am 9/27/2017 at 10:30am

There certainly seems to be a lot of money flowing to left wing students these days.

Campus Reform reports:

Feminist group gives students $5K to ‘fight the patriarchy’

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering students $5,000 grants to “fight the patriarchy” and “break gender stereotypes” on their campus.

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Leftists at University of Utah Plan to Shut Down Ben Shapiro Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7:30am 9/27/2017 at 7:30am
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The leftists at the University of Utah learned nothing from the recent appearance Ben made at Berkeley. Anyone surprised?

The Daily Wire reports:

Leftists At University Of Utah Announce Intention To ‘Shut Down’ Shapiro Speech

Ahead of Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro’s scheduled speech at the University of Utah on Wednesday night, the leftist...

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FBI Arrests Four NCAA Basketball Coaches on Charges of Fraud, Corruption

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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Another earthquake has hit the sports world after reports emerged that the FBI has arrested 10 NCAA basketball officials, including four assistant coaches, along with executives at Adidas on charges of fraud and corruption. From ESPN:

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Georgetown Law School Faculty, Students Protest Sessions Free Speech Event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/26/2017 at 2:30pm

So it looks like the left has embraced the idea of using #TakeAKnee to show its opposition to President Donald Trump and his administration without taking into account the perception it gives.

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Berkeley Student Blasts School for Protecting Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/26/2017 at 1:30pm
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This student was apparently appalled that Ben Shapiro was allowed to speak on campus.

Campus Reform reports:

Student op-ed blasts Berkeley for protecting free speech

A member of the Black Student Union at the University of California-Berkeley recently penned an op-ed complaining that she felt “violated” by Ben Shapiro’s appearance on campus.

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Pro-Israel Prof Fired by U. Maryland Plans to Take Legal Action

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 10:30am 9/26/2017 at 10:30am

Dr. Melissa Landa seems to have been unfairly let go from her job and she’s fighting back.

The Algemeiner reports:

Pro-Israel University of Maryland Professor Dismissed After Complaining of Religious Discrimination Plans Legal Action

A Jewish professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) who was dismissed months after complaining of facing religious discrimination plans...

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Suspended Pro-Antifa Prof Reportedly Uses Communist Grading System

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7:30am 9/26/2017 at 7:30am
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Remember this winner? He apparently believes in grade redistribution.

The Daily Caller reports:

EXCLUSIVE: The Antifa Professor Who Celebrates Dead Cops Has A COMMUNIST Grading Policy

The taxpayer-funded economics professor who laughed about dead cops and openly supports militant anti-police groups has a communal grading policy which awards grades to individual students based on...

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Pro-Choice Group at Georgetown Rejects Invitation to Work With Pro-Life Group

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/25/2017 at 1:30pm

Georgetown is technically a Catholic school. Why do they even have a pro-choice group?

Campus Reform reports:

Pro-choice group says pro-lifers ‘provoke pain and stigma’

A pro-choice group at Georgetown University rejected a pro-life group’s invitation to co-host an event, saying Right to Life’s values “disrespect the lives and humanity of our members.”

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Mizzou Reportedly Hired PR Firm to Handle Damage Control

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:30am 9/25/2017 at 10:30am

Whatever the PR firm did, it wasn’t very effective. Enrollment is way down.

The College Fix reported:

Report: University of Missouri quietly hired PR firm to quell its ‘perception crisis’

Despite slashing its public relations and Washington DC lobbying offices, as well as its social media team in the midst of financial crisis following...

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New York Times Article About Strife at UC Berkeley Leaves Out Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:30am 9/25/2017 at 7:30am
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That seems like a major thing to leave out of the story.

The Daily Caller reports:

NYT Writes Nearly 1,500 Words On Berkeley With ZERO Mention Of Antifa

The New York Times published a nearly 1,500-word feature on University of California, Berkeley and the surrounding Free Speech Week planned by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos,...

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Institute at Columbia University Sues Trump for Blocking Critics on Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 11:30am 9/24/2017 at 11:30am
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This is so dumb. We have to stop taking these people seriously, just point and laugh at them.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia institute sues Trump for blocking critics on Twitter

The Columbia University Knight Institute, a First Amendment advocacy organization, has sued...

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Emails Reveal Situation at Evergreen State was Crazier Than Anyone Knew

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9:30am 9/24/2017 at 9:30am
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Jillian Kay Melchior of the Wall Street Journal obtained emails from Evergreen State College during the campus protests of last spring which provide a window into the insanity there.

Inside the Madness at Evergreen State

Last week the university announced it would pay $500,000 to settle the couple’s complaint. Evergreen said in a...

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Accusations Fly Over Cancellation of “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 7:30am 9/24/2017 at 7:30am
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By now, you may have heard that a n event at UC Berkeley called “Free Speech Week” which was set to feature Milo Yiannopoulos, Ann Coulter and Steve Bannon has been cancelled.

All we really know at this point is that the school didn’t cancel the event, it was the student group...

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Oberlin College newspaper: Don’t accuse us of “social justice warfare”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 6:30pm 9/23/2017 at 6:30pm

The Oberlin Review, the student newspaper at Oberlin College, took exception to a news report in The Washington Times, Enrollment drops at schools known for ‘social justice warfare’.

The Washington Times article included a quote from me:

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Being a Conservative College Student in America Takes Real Guts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/23/2017 at 1:30pm

Matt Lewis of the Daily Beast recently wrote about a member of the College Republicans at the University of Minnesota who worked for his wife. Her story is all too familiar:

A Campus Conservative’s Year Facing Anger, Doxing and Intimidation

It cost more than $600,000 for security so that Ben Shapiro could safely...

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