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It’s Time for Taxpayers to Start Issuing Campus Demands

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7:00am 6/13/2017 at 7:00am
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If taxpayers are funding public colleges and the loans which make it possible for many students to attend them, then taxpayers are completely entitled to issue demands.

That’s the subject of a new column I’ve written for Townhall:

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Vassar College Student Government Heavily in Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/12/2017 at 1:30pm
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Maybe student government should have spent more time on accounting, and less time trying to boycott Israel.

The Miscellany News reports:

VSA debt raises tough questions about budget oversight

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U. Washington Prof Claims Stress Over Trump’s Election Will Impact Evolution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10:30am 6/12/2017 at 10:30am
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Trump’s election certainly has brought out the best and brightest among us, hasn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof: ‘stress’ of Trump election will change human evolution

A University of Washington professor recently suggested that the stress caused by Donald Trump’s election to the presidency could br...

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Kansas Profs Resigning Over State’s New Campus Carry Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:30am 6/12/2017 at 7:30am

Well, there are still plenty of other colleges to work at that don’t allow any guns on campus.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Triggered professors resign over new pro-gun campus law

A Wichita State University professor is resigning over a Kansas campus open-carry law that is set to take effect this summer.

“Clear, open, critical discussion...

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College Student to Plead Guilty to Voter Registration Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/11/2017 at 1:00pm

This can’t be true. We’re constantly assured by Democrats and media that voter fraud never happens.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Student to plead guilty to voter registration fraud in a swing state

The broken voter registration system is receiving new attention after a James Madison University student has agreed to plead guilty to submitting...

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Negative Diversity Comments Prompt Bias Report at Penn State

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 11:00am 6/11/2017 at 11:00am

Saying something negative about diversity is heresy in academia.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Negative diversity comments’ reported for bias at Penn State

A recent report compiled by the Pennsylvania State University classifies “negative diversity comments” and the display of a confederate flag as “bias motivated incidents” on campus.

The report released on Thursday documents 27 allegedly...

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Suffolk U. Makes Faculty go Through Microaggression Training

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8:30am 6/11/2017 at 8:30am

If you were a professor, wouldn’t you find this demeaning and unnecessary?

The College Fix reports:

Suffolk University follows through with mandated microaggression training for faculty

BOSTON – One word. That’s all it took for Suffolk University to institute mandatory microaggression training for its faculty.

The training has been completed, but what remains unclear is...

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UC Berkeley to Spend $2.7 Million Building ‘Gender Inclusive’ Locker Room

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/10/2017 at 5:30pm

Could this be the most expensive case of virtue signaling ever?

The College Fix reports:

UC Berkeley to build $2.7M ‘gender-inclusive’ locker room

UC Berkeley recently announced that its Recreational Sports Facility locker rooms will undergo a renovation in order to become more “gender-inclusive.”

The project is expected to cost $2.7 million and is funded...

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Low Enrollment at Evergreen State College Threatens School’s Future

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:30am 6/10/2017 at 11:30am
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This is the best news I’ve read all week. They ought to bulldoze the place and salt the earth afterwards.

The Seattle Times reports:

The Evergreen State College: No safety, no learning, no future

THE next few days are critical for the future of The Evergreen State College.

The public state college near Olympia has...

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Prof Says White Marble Artwork Contributes to White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 9:30am 6/10/2017 at 9:30am

Does this mean that black and white photography promotes racial equality? What other colors in art have sinister hidden messages?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof: ‘white marble’ in artwork contributes to white supremacy

A University of Iowa professor recently argued that appreciation of “white marble” used in classical artwork contributes to “white supremacist ideas today.”

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Hostile Environment Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 9:00am 6/10/2017 at 9:00am

There are no safe spaces on campus for some people.

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Bryn Mawr College Offers Social Justice ‘Boot Camp’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/9/2017 at 1:30pm

This is what passes for academic study now? Annual cost to attend Bryn Mawr? $46,000.

Campus Reform reports:

Bryn Mawr offering social-justice boot camp to fight ‘privilege’

Incoming freshmen at three elite colleges are encouraged to apply for a week-long social justice boot camp to learn how to fight power, privilege, and racism.

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Court of Appeals Upholds Gun Ban at University of Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 10:30am 6/9/2017 at 10:30am

A resident of Ann Arbour challenged the ban as unconstitutional but the appeals court disagreed.

M Live reports:

University of Michigan campus gun ban upheld by Court of Appeals

The University of Michigan’s campus gun ban has been upheld by the Michigan Court of Appeals.

In a 2-1 opinion, the court said a 2001 ban...

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Students Who Shut Down Heather Mac Donald Allowed to Graduate

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 7:30am 6/9/2017 at 7:30am
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Allowing these students to graduate conflicts with school policy. No one is punished for anything.

The College Fix reports:

Students who shut down ‘War on Cops’ author allowed to graduate, in break with college policy

Actions don’t have consequences for Claremont McKenna College faculty.

Over the objections of the administration, professors voted to let students...

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Republican Floats Cutting Funding to Schools That Limit Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/8/2017 at 1:30pm

This is an excellent idea. Why should schools receive tax dollars if they can’t or won’t defend free speech?

The Daily Caller reports:

Republican Rep Floats Cutting Funding From Schools That Limit Free Speech

Florida Republican Rep. Francis Rooney, a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, suggested Tuesday night that members may...

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Ohio State Ignores Activists Trying to Get Wendy’s Removed From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 10:30am 6/8/2017 at 10:30am

The world would be a better place if college administrations ignored activists more often.

The College Fix reports:

Ohio State thumbs nose at food-justice activists who try to get Wendy’s kicked off campus

One of the top goals of “sustainability” activists is making food progressively more expensive for low-income people, so it was no...

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Evergreen State Prof Speaks Out in Defense of Colleague Bret Weinstein

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 7:30am 6/8/2017 at 7:30am
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Most of the faculty at Evergreen State is standing in solidarity with their left wing students but one professor is speaking out in defense of the professor at the center of the controversy.

From the Heterodox Academy blog:

A Second Evergreen Professor Speaks Out

I have been teaching Evergreen students about biology, agriculture, and...

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