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Princeton Now Being Pressured to Rename School Named for Woodrow Wilson

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/16/2017 at 1:30pm

Woodrow Wilson, America’s first progressive president, was also a bit of a racist. Now that Yale has changed the name of Calhoun College, everyone has to do the same thing, apparently.

Heat Street reports:

Princeton Pressured to Rename School Honoring ‘White Supremacist’ President Woodrow Wilson

Princeton is under renewed pressure to rename an institution...

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UCLA Now Offering Seminars to Help Students Understand Trump Phenomenon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:30am 2/16/2017 at 10:30am

Maybe members of the Democratic Party and the media should sign up. Couldn’t hurt, right?

The Daily Caller reports:

UCLA Offers Seminars To Help Students Understand Trump Phenomenon

The University of California — Los Angeles will be offering seminars this spring with topics revolving around the rise of Donald Trump and the 2016 presidential...

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UC Students Don’t Think Free Speech Should Apply to ‘Trump Surrogates’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30am 2/16/2017 at 7:30am

Isn’t it nice of the left to decide for the rest of us who is allowed to speak?

Campus Reform reports:

UC students: free speech shouldn’t apply to ‘Trump surrogates’

Students at the University of Chicago are asking the school to disinvite Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, saying that allowing him to speak...

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McGill U. Student Representative Gains Support After Saying: “Punch a Zionist Today”

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Leftists sure are getting comfortable with openly calling for violence against others lately.

You would think this student’s message would be reprehensible to most people but he’s getting support.

National Post reports:

Supporters rally behind McGill student rep who called for Zionists to be punched

In this age of trigger warnings and micro-aggressions, a university...

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Op-Ed: College Guys Should be Terrified of Campus Hookups

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 10:30am 2/15/2017 at 10:30am

Naomi Schaefer Riley of the New York Post makes an excellent point here. Given the climate of guilty until proven innocent on many college campuses, young men are taking a great risk.

Here’s an excerpt:

Why college guys should be terrified of campus hookups

“Men need to feel a cold spike of fear when...

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College Students Wear White Pins as Reminders of White Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:30am 2/15/2017 at 7:30am

The left’s obsession with race takes on truly ridiculous forms of expression sometimes.

The College Fix reports:

Students wear white pins to remind them of white privilege

Students at Elizabethtown College this month are wearing white pins in...

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College’s Statue of Thomas Jefferson Vandalized With Fake Blood

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/14/2017 at 1:30pm

This happened at the College of William and Mary. It’s an utter disgrace.

The Daily Caller reports:

Jefferson Statue Smeared With ‘Blood’ At William & Mary

A William & Mary student posted two pictures of a Thomas Jefferson statue stained with fake blood and a message reading: “Overseen: TJ caught with the blood of...

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This leftist activist is free speech’s worst nightmare

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Tucker Carlson had on a guest last night who proudly took credit for helping to organize the mob that shut down Milo Yiannopoulos at Berkeley.

Yvette Felarca is part of a left wing group called By Any Means Necessary, and she advocates the use of violence to stop fascism. Oh and by...

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Geraldo Rivera Resigns Yale Fellowship After Calhoun College Name Change

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 10:30am 2/14/2017 at 10:30am

In other news, who knew Geraldo Rivera was a fellow at Yale?

Campus Reform reports:

Geraldo Rivera quits Yale over Calhoun College name change

Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera is resigning his position at Yale University because the school chose to rename a residential college because of its ties to slavery.

According to the Daily...

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Army Vet Who Joined Ivy League Says Safe Space Culture Divides Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:30am 2/14/2017 at 7:30am

Coddled students who demand safe spaces look even more ridiculous when compared to a student who has seen real combat up close.

The College Fix reports:

Army veteran who joined Ivy League denounces its ‘safe-space culture,’ says it divides people

When Justin Deal enrolled at Columbia University after spending six years in the U.S....

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Saint Joseph’s College (Indiana) Suspending Operations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/13/2017 at 4:30pm

You know things are serious when an institution has a problem that even $15 million dollars can’t fix.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

A Cash Crisis and Collapse

This fall, leaders at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind., had a plan to avoid a financial crisis and accreditation crunch bearing down on them.

The Roman Catholic...

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Yale Changing Name of Calhoun College Over Slavery Ties While Ignoring Elihu Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/13/2017 at 1:30pm

If it’s so important to change the name of Yale’s Calhoun College over slavery ties, why stop there? Elihu Yale, the university’s namesake had ties to slavery.

NPR reports:

Yale Renames Calhoun College Over Namesake’s Ties To Slavery And White Supremacy

Yale University announced Saturday that it will change the name of one of...

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Mandatory Social Justice Classes at UMass Focus on White Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 10:30am 2/13/2017 at 10:30am

Have you noticed that progressive concepts are so popular they have to be required?

Heat Street reports:

UMass-Amherst’s Mandatory Social Justice Classes Denounce ‘White Privilege’, ‘Cultural Imperialism’

Colleges are institutions of learning, not centers for indoctrination. But some schools are making “social justice” classes m...

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Tucker Carlson: No Safe Space on Campus for White Men

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 8:30am 2/13/2017 at 8:30am
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Tucker Carlson said true things on TV recently that triggered the far left. Carlson had the audacity to point out the left’s hierarchy of victimhood on college campuses.

He was talking to guest Scott Greer, author of the book “No Campus for White Men.” Carlson pointed to the case of Nicholas Christakis ...

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Small Colleges Are Struggling to Survive

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:30am 2/13/2017 at 7:30am

The bubble is going to burst at some point and small schools will be the first to fall.

The Washington Post reports:

Small colleges fight to survive, amid warnings of shaky finances

About 40 percent of American colleges enroll 1,000 or fewer students. Another 40 percent enroll 1,000 to 5,000 students. These campuses, clustered...

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Campus Free Speech Bills Gain Steam in Several States

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 11:30am 2/12/2017 at 11:30am

It has come to the point where we actually need protections on free speech on college campuses. This is good news.

Campus Reform reports:

MAP: Campus free speech bills gaining steam nationwide

State legislators across the country are speaking out against the numerous attempts by college administrators to limit and attack students’ free-speech rights.

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Prof: If You Invite Milo to Campus You Should Pay ‘Steep and Lasting Price’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 9:30am 2/12/2017 at 9:30am
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It’s starting to look like liberals are afraid of losing their strangle hold on the campus narrative. They’ll even issue threats to keep it.

The College Fix reports:

Bucknell prof: If you invite Milo Y. to campus you should pay a ‘steep and lasting price’

An economics professor at Bucknell says the “racist and...

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