College Insurrection  (Page 21)

UC Santa Cruz Grad Students Arrested While Blocking Street During Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:30am 2/15/2020 at 11:30am

The students are on strike for higher pay. Blocking roads won’t win them any friends.

Campus Reform reports:

17 arrested as grad students block roadways, withhold grades in months-long strike

Graduate students at the University of California-Santa Cruz who are still refusing...

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Student Govt. at U. Illinois Approves Anti-Israel, Anti-ICE Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:30am 2/15/2020 at 9:30am

The campus left has become so predictable. What do resolutions such as these actually accomplish?

The College Fix reports:

University of Illinois student government approves anti-Israel, anti-ICE resolution

Backed by half the student senate’s leadership committee, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s student government approved a resolution dem...

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Diversity and Inclusion Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 8:00am 2/15/2020 at 8:00am
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The constant effort to celebrate diversity and inclusion on campus hit a snag at one school this week.

Meanwhile…

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U. Virginia Clarifies That Student Multicultural Center is for All Members of the Community

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/14/2020 at 12:00pm

The school had to do this after a student complained that there were too many white people in the center.

The Cavalier Daily reports:

U.Va. clarifies that the Multicultural Student Center is open to all members of the University community following calls of ‘racial intolerance’

The University released a statement on social media Wednesday...

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UC Berkeley Opens a Second Campus Center for Undocumented Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 10:00am 2/14/2020 at 10:00am

This is brought to you by many of the same people who want college to be free.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley opens SECOND center for ‘undocumented’ students and ‘allies,’ citing ‘anti-immigrant political climate’

The University of California, Berkeley opened its new Robert D. Ha...

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Left Wing TV Comedian Samantha Bee Targets ‘Dangerous’ Prager U

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00am 2/14/2020 at 9:00am
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Dennis Prager and his YouTube video series known as Prager University must be scaring the hell out of the left. In January, Prager U was targeted by the New York Times. Now, Jon Stewart wannabee Samantha Bee is going after Prager U, even calling it “dangerous.”

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Libraries at Georgetown University Remove Novels That Offend Some Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:00am 2/14/2020 at 8:00am

In a situation like this, why aren’t the people who complain ever told to shut up and go away?

The College Fix reports:

Georgetown libraries remove dozens of novels that offend some students

When the staff at an “independent journal of politics and world affairs” complain to Georgetown University officials, they get results.

Administrators removed...

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Harvard and Yale Under Investigation for Failing to Report Foreign Gifts Worth Millions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/13/2020 at 12:00pm

This is a big deal. The investigation is being done by the Department of Education.

FOX News reports:

Harvard, Yale under investigation over foreign gifts totaling hundreds of millions of dollars

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced an investigation into Harvard and Yale on Wednesday and accused both universities of failing to report...

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Female Students File Lawsuit Over Rules That Allow Biological Males to Compete in Women’s Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 10:00am 2/13/2020 at 10:00am

If biological males who live as women win every competition, what is the point of women’s sports?

Tyler O’Neil reports at PJ Media:

Female Athletes File Title IX Lawsuit to Reverse Unfair Trans Rules

On Wednesday, three high school girls and their mothers filed a Title IX lawsuit against the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference...

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VIDEO: U. Virginia Student Announces There Are Too Many White People in the Multicultural Center

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 8:00am 2/13/2020 at 8:00am

The worst part about this might be the fact that this student actually receives applause after saying this.

How is this not racist?

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Jackson State University President Resigns After Arrest in Prostitution Sting

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/12/2020 at 12:00pm

There are some scandals you can weather in the world of higher education. This is not one of them.

The Clarion Ledger reports:

JSU president resigns following arrest in prostitution sting in Clinton, Mississippi

The president of Jackson State University resigned Monday following his arrest during a prostitution sting in Clinton over the weekend.

Clinton...

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U. Central Florida Students Protest ‘White Supremacist’ Ben Shapiro

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10:00am 2/12/2020 at 10:00am
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People who call Ben Shapiro a ‘white supremacist’ are stupid and should be told that they are stupid.

Campus Reform reports:

UCF students protest ‘white supremacist’ Ben Shapiro

During a student government meeting at the University of Central Florida, students gathered to protest a bill to allocate funds for a speaking event featuring conservative...

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Dartmouth Allows Paid Activist to Campaign for Green New Deal in Classes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 8:00am 2/12/2020 at 8:00am

College Republicans should try to do this with a campus carry activist just to see how the school reacts.

The College Fix reports:

Dartmouth lets Green New Deal activist crash classes to campaign

Dartmouth College has allowed a paid left-wing activist to proselytize in classrooms for months in spite of the fact that she’s...

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Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, to Close After Spring Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/11/2020 at 12:00pm

Another school bites the dust. How many more will there be this year?

Oregon Live reports:

Portland’s Concordia University will close at end of spring semester

Concordia University announced Monday it will close this spring after 115 years in operation.

The private, nonprofit Lu...

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Campus Carry Moves Closer to Reality in Tennessee With New Legislation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 10:00am 2/11/2020 at 10:00am

Republicans would be wise to start pushing this more aggressively in more states. If only as push back to what is happening in Virginia.

Campus Reform reports:

This state could be next to pull the trigger on campus carry

Students in Tennessee may soon be able to conceal carry on campus if a bill...

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Prof Argues for Human Extinction to Save the Planet

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 8:00am 2/11/2020 at 8:00am

When someone suggests this, there is only one appropriate response. You first.

The College Fix reports:

To save the planet, end the human race, professor argues

It’s been a few years since The College Fix has reported on scholar Patricia MacCormack. Last we met up with her, she’d given a guest lecture at UC...

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Dickinson College Students Occupy Campus Building Demanding Change to Sexual Assault Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/10/2020 at 12:00pm

This was reportedly sparked by one student who alleges she was assaulted but says she was too intimidated to go to the police.

CBS News 21 reports:

Dickinson College students hold sit-in, demanding reform of sexual assault policies

On Monday, more than 250 students at Dickinson College held a sit-in, demanding the institution reform...

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