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U. Chicago Facing Race Discrimination Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/9/2016 at 2:00pm

A grad student of Indian heritage claims white students received preferential treatment. Now she’s suing for big bucks.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

University of Chicago faces $1 million lawsuit alleging race discrimination

An Indian-American doctoral student at the University of Chicago has filed a $1 million discrimination lawsuit against its board of trustees, alleging...

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Washington State Bans Sorority And Frat Events for Rest of Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/9/2016 at 12:30pm

There have apparently been some issues with drugs and alcohol. Even so, a ban seems a bit extreme.

FOX News reports:

Sorority, frat events banned at Washington State University

Officials say all Washington State University sorority and fraternity events, from formals to football tailgates, have been banned for the rest of the semester.

The Pullman...

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Socialist Organization Now Using College Facilities for Meetings

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 10:00am 11/9/2016 at 10:00am

Isn’t it completely unsurprising that a socialist organization would feel comfortable meeting on an American college campus?

Campus Reform reports:

Marx attacks! Socialists nestle in at Northeastern

Boston’s International Socialist Organization now uses Northeastern University’s facilities to hold its events, including one upcoming day-long workshop on how “inequality is a law of capitalism.”

“In the...

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U. North Carolina to Offer ‘Supercourse’ on Diversity and Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/8/2016 at 1:30pm

Isn’t college expensive and left-wing enough without courses like this? Would you pay for your child to take a course like this?

The College Fix reports:

U. North Carolina to offer diversity ‘supercourse’ on intersectionality, race, and social justice

The University of North Carolina will be offering a so-...

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Loyola U. Chicago Course Seeks to Link Donald Trump to Slavery

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 10:30am 11/8/2016 at 10:30am

If Trump wins the election, expect stuff like this to happen more often and get worse.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Course Seeks To Link Trump To Slavery

If the political climate this year wasn’t weird enough for many Americans, a move by a professor at Loyola University Chicago to bring up the Donald...

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Liberty University Ranked Most Conservative School in the U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 7:30am 11/8/2016 at 7:30am

As you can probably imagine, there aren’t many schools which would even qualify for this title.

The Christian Post reported:

Liberty University Ranks No. 1 ‘Most Conservative College’...

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Diversity Police Try to Oust Providence College Prof For Heresy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/7/2016 at 5:30pm
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Providence College is a Catholic school and for many years had a reputation for being a conservative institution. All that has changed under onslaught from Social Justice Warriors.

When Literature professor Anthony Esolen recently wrote some op-eds questioning the way racial segmentation through diversity initiatives were implemented, and how it was undermining...

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Republican Women Unsurprisingly Scarce at Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/7/2016 at 4:30pm

The most interesting thing about the article below is the fact that the writer almost seems surprised.

From the Yale Daily News:

Republican women scarce at Yale

The 2016 presidential election has Yale...

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U. Texas Austin Ignores Demand to Disband Conservative Group for Affirmative Action Bake Sale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/7/2016 at 1:30pm
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Congrats to the University of Texas at Austin for defending free speech and resisting the demands of the mob.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Texas Champions Free Speech, Ignores Demands To Disband Conservative Student Group

The University of Texas at Austin will ignore demands from student officials to “disband” a young conservative student...

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UC San Francisco Bans Sale of Sweetened Beverages on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 10:30am 11/7/2016 at 10:30am

This is just another example of a university treating college students like children who are unable to make proper choices for themselves.

WTTV News reports:

University bans sweetened beverages to curb consumption among students, staff

On average, Americans consume more than 40 gallons of sugary drinks each year. In an effort to change what...

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UNH Administrator Offered to Help Hillary Campaign With School Resources

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This is one of the reasons why the politicization of academia matters. The left dominates the entire field and uses their advantage for political gain.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

UNH Administrator Offered to ‘Be Helpful’ to Clinton Using Public School’s Resources

A senior faculty member at a public university in New Hampshire proposed...

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Rutgers Student Fired by Campus Newspaper for Using Term ‘Illegal Alien’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/6/2016 at 1:30pm

When did it become an offense to use language appropriately? Oh right, when the speech police took over academia.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers student fired from campus newspaper after writing ‘illegal alien’ in column

The Rutgers University student who hosted anti-feminist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos for his first U.S. college event says the student...

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Wabash College Prof Exploits School Email List to Recruit for Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 11:30am 11/6/2016 at 11:30am

What is it with Democrats and email related scandals? It’s quickly becoming a stereotype.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof exploits school email list to recruit for Hillary, Dems

A professor at Wabash College used a campus-wide email listserv to exclusively promote Clinton’s presidential bid and solicit student volunteers to participate in campaign activities.

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Law Prof Asks: Should Obama Pardon Hillary?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/5/2016 at 4:30pm

This is a question which people may start asking more frequently no matter who wins next week.

Law Professor J. Stephen Clark writes at The Hill:

Should Obama just pardon Hillary?

“Lock her up!” has become a perpetual chant at Donald Trump rallies. At the same time, aggressive elements within the FBI are apparently...

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Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season Because Players Were Rating Women’s Sex Appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/5/2016 at 12:30pm

The actions of the players in this situation may have been vulgar but it’s absurd to think this doesn’t happen at other schools all the time.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season After Finding Sexually Explicit ‘Reports’ Continued Through 2016

Harvard has cancelled the men’s soccer team’s season after an Office...

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Make College Great Again Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 9:00am 11/5/2016 at 9:00am
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These three stories contrast the political climate on college campuses quite well.

Microaggressions are all the rage now.

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Jury Sides Against Reporter And Rolling Stone in UVA Gang Rape Story

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 8:30am 11/5/2016 at 8:30am

A jury sided with the former UVA dean in this case. It’s good to see justice done.

The Washington Post reported:

Jury f...

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