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Oberlin anti-Semitic rant Prof hosting BDS event this week

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 10:00am 3/1/2016 at 10:00am

Last week The Tower magazine broke the story of a “social justice writing” professor at Oberlin, Joy Karega, who engaged in some bizarre anti-Semitic and anti-Israel commentary on Facebook.

The short version is that Karega, at least based on what she posts on Facbeook, sees Zionist and Jewish conspiracies almost everywhere, including...

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When Vassar students demanded William F. Buckley Jr. be disinvited

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 7:00pm 2/28/2016 at 7:00pm

One question I frequently get is something along the lines of “How did college campuses get this way?”

And by “this way” people refer to the leftist intolerance of opposing viewpoints, now expressed through the misnomered “social justice” movement and Social Justice Warriors. My response is pretty consistent, that we abandoned the...

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Anti-Israel activists shout down lecture at U. South Florida, harass speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 9:00pm 2/27/2016 at 9:00pm
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The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement always has used disruption and intimidation on campus as a tactic to initimidate Israeli and pro-Israel speakers and students on campus. Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is a leader in this regard, but hardly alone.

There have been two developments in the past...

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Politically Challenged Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8:30am 2/27/2016 at 8:30am

I’m starting to think the cost of college isn’t our biggest problem.

We have other issues, too.

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Ben Shapiro speaks at California campus, all hell breaks loose

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:00am 2/26/2016 at 7:00am

We reported earlier this week that conservative author Ben Shapiro was banned from speaking at California State University LA by the school’s president.

The school then relented and said Shapiro could come after all. Then things got crazy.

Students who wanted to hear Shapiro speak had to be ushered quietly into the lecture...

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California State University LA Bans Ben Shapiro

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 8:30am 2/24/2016 at 8:30am

Conservative author and speaker Ben Shapiro has been banned from making an appearance at California State University Los Angeles by the school’s president.

Shapiro would apparently present too great a threat to the safe spaces of CSULA’s sensitive snowflake students.

Christine Rousselle reported at

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Texas Campus Carry Opponents Fight the Law

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 12:30pm 2/21/2016 at 12:30pm

Have you noticed that when liberals win it’s the “law of the land” and when liberals lose it’s an injustice which needs to be corrected?

A new Texas law allows college students to carry guns on campus but opponents aren’t happy.

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Campus Culture Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:45am 2/20/2016 at 8:45am

George Will offers a comprehensive guide to the current culture on college campuses.

Here’s more campus culture…

The University of Missouri is reaping the...

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Triumph on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8:30am 2/13/2016 at 8:30am

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog visited the University of New Hampshire this week to learn about political correctness on college campuses and it was brilliant. Strong language warning.

Not all the news on campus was funny this week.

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And Now For Something Completely Different Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:30am 2/6/2016 at 8:30am

Another comedian is speaking out against political correctness on college campuses.

Some people just have no sense of humor.

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Reports of anti-Semitic messages after Vassar BDS launch

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 5, 2016 at 2:33pm 2/5/2016 at 2:33pm

Concentrated, intense anti-Israel activity at Vassar College in early 2014 resulted in gross displays of anti-Jewish hostility, as I documented at the time, Anti-Israel academic boycott turns ugly at Vassar.

Thirty-nine Vassar professors signed a letter in the student newspaper supporting the academic boycott of Israel, and aggressive protests by Students for...

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Anti-Israel movement hijacks MLK Day again

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 6:00pm 1/30/2016 at 6:00pm
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In January 2015, we reported on how anti-Israeli Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement supporters hijacked a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event on the San Mateo Bridge.

Some Stanford students turned a Black Lives Matter march into an anti-Israel event by unfurling a huge Palestinian Flag on the bridge span at...

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Dreams vs. Nightmares Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:30am 1/30/2016 at 8:30am
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Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. Progressive college students on the other hand…

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Redheaded Mizzou Muscle Prof. Suspended

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:45pm 1/28/2016 at 5:45pm

University of Missouri professor Melissa Click who famously called for “some muscle” to remove a student journalist from a campus protest was charged with assault on Monday and has now been suspended.

Reuters reports:

Missouri suspends professor who called for ‘muscle’ against student reporter

A University of Missouri communications professor who called for “some...

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Comrades and Campaigns Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 8:30am 1/24/2016 at 8:30am
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Bernie Sanders continues his march to Moscow Washington, DC.

Donald Trump was also mentioned in the news this week.

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Race and Politics Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8:30am 1/23/2016 at 8:30am

According to some progressives, academia has a race problem even though it’s run by liberals.

Larry Elder offers a different point of view.

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Oberlin College President rejects 14-page student Demand list

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 5:12pm 1/20/2016 at 5:12pm
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On December 15, 2015, Legal Insurrection broke the story of the 14-page demand list prepared on behalf of the Black Student Union at Oberlin College.

The list was a pity party of racial and class gripes, some of which were comical, some of which were quite nasty (like the demand to...

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