College Insurrection  (Page 22)

Hillsdale College Suing U. Missouri for Alleged Mismanagement of Endowment Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 11:30am 7/7/2019 at 11:30am

This battle goes back to the wishes of a donor who willed money to U. Missouri for specific purposes, with the caveat that if they didn’t follow his instructions the money would go to Hillsdale.

ABC 17 News reports:

Michigan college accuses MU of misusing millions in endowment

A Michigan college is accusing the...

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Far Left 2020 Democrat Candidates Lead Among College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 9:30am 7/7/2019 at 9:30am
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Is anyone surprised by this? When Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren promise free college, they’re speaking to part of their base.

Campus Reform reports:

POLL: Biden may be ahead nationally, but far-left candidates lead the pack on college campuses

A new poll finds that Democrat candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren...

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Former Oberlin College President: “Pay the court’s judgment, don’t fight it; apologize to the Gibson family and to the community”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 8:00pm 7/6/2019 at 8:00pm
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Reviewing the intense public relations campaign launched by Oberlin College after the $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts (later reduced to $25 million under Ohio tort reform caps), I felt an “intervention” by someone who “truly cares” about Oberlin College was needed:

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Former MI Gov Backs Out of Harvard Fellowship After SJW Backlash Over Flint Water Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/6/2019 at 1:30pm

This is all about the fact that Rick Snyder is a Republican. Do you think the Democrat mayor of Flint would have gotten the same treatment?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Ex-Michigan Governor Out at Harvard

Rick Snyder, the Republican former governor of Michigan, told Harvard University he won’t be heading there for a fellowship...

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UVA College Republicans Angry With Decision of Charlottsville VA to Drop Jefferson’s Birthday

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:30am 7/6/2019 at 11:30am

Everyone should be angry about this. American history is being erased before our eyes.

Campus Reform reports:

Charlottesville, Va. scraps Thomas Jefferson’s b-day as paid holiday. UVA College Republicans are livid.

University of Virginia’s College Republicans chapter slammed Charlottesville, Va. Friday for dropping former president and UVA founder Thomas Jefferson’s birthday as a paid...

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Conservative Student Describes Her Experiences at a Small Liberal Arts College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 9:30am 7/6/2019 at 9:30am

This young woman just graduated from St. Olaf College, which was the site of a campus race hoax a few years ago.

She writes at the College Fix:

Conservative grad shares her story: ‘I’ve spent the last four years defending myself’

I just graduated from St. Olaf College after receiving an education I didn’t...

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Revisionist History Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 8:00am 7/6/2019 at 8:00am
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How does someone with such a distorted view of American history keep a job at such a prestigious school?

Maybe it’s because the left controls academia.

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Yale Settles Lawsuit With Student Accused of Sexual Assault

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 5, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/5/2019 at 1:00pm

This case has been three years in the making. Imagine the relief to finally have it settled.

The College Fix reports:

A jury was set to hear this accused student’s story. Yale settled to avoid it.

It took Jack Montague three years, but the basketball team captain who led Yale University to its first...

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Harvard Prof Slams School for “Social Agenda of Reprogramming Students”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:00am 7/5/2019 at 11:00am

The thrust of this professor’s critique is the school’s ban on single-gender clubs.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard prof: School is ‘reprogramming students’ into ‘right-thinking’ grads it ‘wants them to be’

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Young Entrepreneur Pays for College With Successful Cheesecake Business

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 5, 2019 at 9:00am 7/5/2019 at 9:00am

This is a great story, which shows that creativity and hard work can take you pretty far.

ABC 7 in Chicago reports:

UC Berkeley student finds a sweet way to pay her college tuition by selling cheesecakes

Anamaria Morales is all about cheesecake.

“Cherry cheesecake. Pumpkin cheesecake. Salted caramel pecan. I love cheesecake. I even...

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Study Finds Majority of College Students Believe Campus Climate Limits Free Expression

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/4/2019 at 1:00pm

This has been an ongoing problem for years and it only seems to be getting worse.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Study: Majority of college students feel campus climate prevents free...

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Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson Likens Betsy Ross Flag to Swastika

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/4/2019 at 12:00pm
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Nike launched a new line of sneakers just in time for Independence Day which feature a Betsy Ross flag on the heels. The line was pulled after complaints from noted social justice warrior Colin Kaepernick. Now, Michael Eric Dyson is piling on as well.

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University in California Threatens to Punish Students for Jokes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 11:00am 7/4/2019 at 11:00am

As Dean Wormer said in Animal House, “No more fun of any kind!”

The College Fix reports:

California public university threatens to punish students for jokes

The new “Speech Code...

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South Dakota Lawmakers Take Aim at Campus Diversity Offices

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 9:00am 7/4/2019 at 9:00am

It’s about time someone took up this cause. Diversity administration is a flagrant waste of money in higher education.

Campus Reform reports:

SD lawmakers put ‘diversity offices’ on blast: ‘Taxpayers…would not approve’

South Dakota lawmakers are spearheading an effort to dig into campus diversity offices, suggesting they are too big and cost too...

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Did Far Left Politics Contribute to the Potential Downfall of Hampshire College?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/3/2019 at 1:00pm
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Remember when Hampshire removed the American flag after Trump won in 2016? Could the school’s politics be part of their problem?

Greg Piper writes at the College Fix:

It took down the flag after Trump’s election. It opposes ‘intense debate.’ Its freshman class is 15 students.

If you need an object lesson in the...

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Prof Calls for Public Shaming of Border Patrol Agents to Force Them to Quit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 11:00am 7/3/2019 at 11:00am

The left is working overtime to try to claim the moral high ground on this issue. This professor is the one who should be ashamed.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol so they quit their jobs

A human rights professor called for the public shaming of U.S. border...

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‘Students for Trump’ Makes Plan to Combat Dem Effort to Rebuild Obama Coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 9:00am 7/3/2019 at 9:00am

You don’t hear much about Trump supporters on college campuses, but they do exist, despite the media’s effort to ignore them.

FOX News reports:

Charlie Kirk says ‘Students for Trump’ initiative will combat Dems’ plans to rebuild ‘Obama coalition’

A new conservative initiative ahead of 2020 seeks to upend Democrats’ plans to rebuild the...

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