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Vanderbilt U. Plasters Campus With Gender Neutral Pronoun Guides

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 5:10pm 9/5/2016 at 5:10pm

Vanderbilt University is on a quest to make students use stupid made-up pronouns like Ze and Zir.

This is about controlling the way people speak, plain and simple.

The Daily Caller reports:

Overpriced Fancypants University Festoons Campus With Absurd ‘Ze, Zir, Zirs’ PRONOUN POSTERS [PHOTO]

Vanderbilt University has festooned its campus with professionally-designed posters which...

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Cornell Republicans Lose Credentials After Endorsing Gary Johnson

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 10:30am 9/5/2016 at 10:30am

The College Republicans at Cornell University have endorsed the Libertarian Party candidate, Gary Johnson.

They announced their support for Johnson in a post on Facebook:

Dear Members and Alumni,

The Cornell Republicans, as the official representatives of the Republican Party at Cornell, are dedicated to promoting limited government and individual freedom. But our organization...

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Demand a full and transparent investigation of Syracuse University disinvite of Israeli filmmaker

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 9:15pm 9/3/2016 at 9:15pm

The academic boycott movement against Israel has achieved very little so far, though it has poisoned the campus atmosphere with its anti-academic freedom message.

There is no university or college in that United State that I’m aware of even considering the academic boycott of Israel. The academic boycott resolutions at faculty organizations...

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Mizzou “Muscle” Prof Melissa Click Lands Job at Gonzaga University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 4:47pm 9/3/2016 at 4:47pm

Having made a complete laughingstock of herself with her demands for “muscle” to help her remove student journalists filming her on campus, open air BLM protest rally, the world’s most famous red-headed professor, Melissa Click, has landed a job at Gonzaga University.

KREM2 reports:

A former University of Missouri professor who was fired...

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Unsafe Spaces Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 8:30am 9/3/2016 at 8:30am

The University of Chicago sent a shock wave through academia last week.

The reaction has been unsurprising.

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College Students Want to Ban Weapons They Can’t Even Describe

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 7:00am 9/3/2016 at 7:00am
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Young America’s Foundation recently visited the campus of George Washington University and asked students if they thought assault weapons should be banned.

While students believed strongly that they should be banned, none of them seemed to be able to describe what an assault weapon actually is.

From the YAF blog:

College Students Know Nothing...

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REJECTED: Judge Denies Rolling Stone’s Request to Toss Out UVA Defamation Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 2, 2016 at 7:02pm 9/2/2016 at 7:02pm

Remember the whole Rolling Stone/University of Virginia/faux rape story?

An investigation conducted by the Charlottesville Police Department found no evidence of rape at the accused University of Virginia fraternity.

Months ago,...

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Georgetown U. to Give Admissions Preference to Slave Descendants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 2, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/2/2016 at 1:00pm

As a Jesuit institution, Georgetown may technically be a Catholic school but it is decidedly progressive in its politics. The school also has a slavery related stain in its past for which it is now trying to atone.

CBS News in Washington, DC reports:

Georgetown to Give Slave Descendants Priority for Admission

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Syracuse University begins whitewash of BDS-driven disinvite of Israeli filmmaker

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 2, 2016 at 10:10am 9/2/2016 at 10:10am

Shimon Dotan, a prominent Israeli filmmaker who also is on the faculty of New York University, was disinvited from a conference on “The Place of Religion in Film” to be held at Syracuse University next year. The conference is co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska, which extended an invitation...

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U. North Dakota Offers Social Justice Warriors Separate Housing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 3:00pm 9/1/2016 at 3:00pm

The University of North Dakota is offering progressive social justice warriors the opportunity to live in special housing where their views will never be challenged by those who disagree with them.

Imagine a dorm which functions as one big safe space. Can you imagine what a fun living environment this will be?

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Israeli filmmaker disinvited at Syracuse U: “BDS faction on campus will make matters very unpleasant”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10:42am 9/1/2016 at 10:42am

I was aware of this situation of faculty supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement getting an Israeli filmmaker removed from a campus conference at Syracuse University, but had to wait for The Atlantic to report on it.

It’s one of the most outrageous examples I have seen of how the...

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If Stats Are Accurate, Yale is Almost as Dangerous as Detroit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 3:00pm 8/31/2016 at 3:00pm

Who knew attending an Ivy League school could pose such a threat to one’s personal safety? Yale University’s newest report on campus sexual misconduct suggests life at Yale is almost as dangerous as the city of Detroit.

The College Fix reports:

Yale’s latest sexual-assault report suggests school is more dangerous than Detroit

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Clemson Stops Student Praying on Campus: Not a Free Speech Area

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10:00am 8/30/2016 at 10:00am
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A Clemson University student who is part of Young Americans for Freedom was praying on campus with a man who’s not a student this weekend when an administrator approached them and told them to stop.

Red Alert Politics reported:

Clemson stops man from praying on campus: ‘Not a free speech area’ [VIDEO]

A man...

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Harvard Psychiatrist: 50% of College Students Have Mental Disorder

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 10:30am 8/28/2016 at 10:30am
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A Harvard psychiatrist who works at Mass General Hospital is claiming that half of all college students have some sort of mental disorder.

While this goes a long way towards explaining some of the campus behavior we’ve documented over the last few years, it also serves as just another excuse to treat...

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So @MarcLamontHill, should we boycott breakthrough Tel Aviv U melanoma research?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 9:15pm 8/27/2016 at 9:15pm
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Marc Lamont Hill is a professor at Morehouse College, frequent cable news commentator, and host of his own shows on BET and VH1.

Lamont Hill has voiced support for “revolutionary struggle” against Israel, which he recorded on a video for a Dream Defenders trip to express solidarity with Palestinians against Israel:

Lamont Hill...

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Conservative Survival Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 8:30am 8/27/2016 at 8:30am
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Conservative students face real challenges on American college campuses.

The left controls almost everything on campus.

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German university student council reiterates: BDS is anti-Semitic

http://stura.uni-leipzig.de/fsr-kuwi/news/chronicle-resolution-against-bds
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10:18am 8/26/2016 at 10:18am
http://stura.uni-leipzig.de/fsr-kuwi/news/chronicle-resolution-against-bds

A few days ago, we covered how in early August 2016 the Student Council at Leipzig University in Germany passed a resolution taking a strong stand against calls to boycott Israel, declaring them to be anti-Semitic, READ: German university student council resolution declaring BDS anti-Semitic:

The Student Council condemns anti-Semitic boycott campaigns such as the...

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