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Socialist Group at U. Central Florida Trains Students to Fight ‘Alt-Right Nazis’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30am 2/8/2017 at 7:30am
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A group at the University of Central Florida called the “Knights for Socialism” claims it’s training students in self-defense but the optics tell a different story.

Campus Reform reported:

‘Leftist Fight Club’ trains UCF students to fight Republicans

The “Knights for Socialism” group at the University of Central Florida (UCF) held a workshop Sunday...

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Lawmakers Call Cuomo’s Free College Plan for New York a Sham

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/7/2017 at 1:30pm

The whole concept of “free” college is a sham because ultimately someone pays.

The New York Post reports:

Critics blast Cuomo’s free-college-tuition plan as a ‘sham’

Lawmakers are calling Gov. Cuomo’s free-college-tuition plan a “sham” because it won’t help as many students as promised and low-income students could still be stuck with big bills.

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Student Senators at Texas State Under Fire for Wanting to Ban Safe Spaces

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10:30am 2/7/2017 at 10:30am

If there are no safe spaces, where will students run and hide when Republicans win elections?

Campus Reform reports:

Student senators under fire for bill abolishing safe spaces

Student senators at Texas State University recently introduced a bill that would place a permanent ban on “safe spaces,” but are facing predictably intense criticism over...

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The Harvard Crimson Doesn’t Understand Free Speech

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

A new editorial from the Harvard Crimson addressed the Berkeley riots last week. They make it quite clear that they don’t understand how free speech works.

Here’s an excerpt:

Free Speech, Not Hate Speech

After violent protests raised concerns of student safety, administrators at UC Berkeley canceled a planned event featuring controversial far-right speaker...

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Evergreen State Students Vandalize ‘Racist’ Trump Art

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/6/2017 at 4:30pm

As the article below notes, the ‘racist’ Trump art was actually pictures that made Trump look bad so this act followed no logic whatsoever.

My Northwest reported:

Anti-Trump activists vandalize ‘racist’ art at Evergreen State College

The Evergreen State College campus in Olympia is in turmoil over the election of President Donald Trump and...

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Milo Yiannopoulos Announces Plans to Return to Berkeley

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/6/2017 at 1:30pm
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Say what you will about Milo but the guy has guts. He’s apparently planning a return to Berkeley.

The Daily Californian reports:

Milo Yiannopoulos announces intent to reschedule campus talk

Milo Yiannopoulos announced Saturday that he still intends to make an appearance at UC Berkeley, even though his event Wednesday was canceled by UCPD.

Yiannopoulos’...

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Wheaton College to Offer Scholarship to Refugee Over Trump Order

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 10:30am 2/6/2017 at 10:30am
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The media will just love this. It’s just another liberal institution trying to take the moral high ground.

The Hill reports:

Mass. college will award full scholarship to a refugee following Trump order

A Massachusetts liberal arts college is offering a full scholarship to a refugee fleeing war and violence, with preference given to...

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Student Government Leader at Seattle U. Resigns Due to Stress Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 7:30am 2/6/2017 at 7:30am

The student is an illegal immigrant and apparently, he’s having violent nightmares that cause him to wake up screaming.

NBC’s KING 5 reports:

Seattle University student leader lacking legal status resigns

The president of Seattle University’s student government, who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child, announced his resignation on Monday. His...

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Columbia Gripped by Wave of Student Suicides

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:00pm 2/5/2017 at 2:00pm

Very sad news. Sometimes young people don’t realize how much their lives will change if they just ride out the bad times.

The New York Post reported:

Suicide wave grips Columbia

A disturbing wave of seven suicides and likely drug overdoses has swept through Columbia University so far this school year — and students...

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Campus “anti-fascists” sure do act like fascists

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 11:00am 2/5/2017 at 11:00am
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Have you noticed that the people who claim they’re fighting fascism are the ones smashing windows, starting fires, hurling rocks at police, beating people up and denying basic rights to others? They haven’t.

The irony hasn’t escaped others, though.

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College Socialists Push Revolution Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 10:00am 2/5/2017 at 10:00am
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Socialists are using the anti-Trump protests to push a revolution. They see this as an opportunity to advance their true agenda.

The College Fix reports:

College socialists: We need more violence against Trump and his supporters to be effective

“Get involved in the upcoming revolution!”

That’s what a Columbia University student was telling passers-by on...

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Barnard College Pledges New Hiring Policy Based on Race

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 3:24pm 2/4/2017 at 3:24pm

Only the left could get away with doing such a thing without being called racists.

The College Fix reports:

College pledges to hire professors based on skin color, mandates social-justice workshops

A women’s college is planning to hire new professors based on the color of their skin because of the “demonstrated benefits” of...

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Ohio U. Students Arrested During Protest for Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11:00am 2/4/2017 at 11:00am
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Left wing college students are loving all of this. Many of them think protests are the only reason to go to college in the first place.

The Daily Caller reports:

College Students Arrested During Protest To Make School A ‘Sanctuary Campus’

Ohio University students were arrested Wednesday night during a demonstration against President Donald...

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Dartmouth Profs Don Hijabs to Protest Trump’s Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 9:00am 2/4/2017 at 9:00am

I didn’t coin this phrase but it needs to be said… What a dumb time to be alive.

Campus Reform reports:

Dartmouth profs don hijabs, declare ‘we are all Muslims now’

Dartmouth College students and faculty members protested President Trump’s executive order on immigration by wearing hijabs to show, as one professor wrote, that...

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Shut Up, They Said Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8:30am 2/4/2017 at 8:30am
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Have we finally reached a tipping point in the left’s war on free speech in higher ed?

It’s not...

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Robert Reich Suggests Berkeley Rioters Were Right Wing Plants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:00am 2/4/2017 at 7:00am
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If you’ve been paying attention for the last few days, you may have noticed a concerted effort by many liberals to suggest that the “Black Bloc” protesters who showed up at the Berkeley riots are not part of the progressive movement.

That suggestion is absurd. These folks are part of the Democratic...

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This NYU Prof is Melissa Click on Steroids

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 8:55pm 2/3/2017 at 8:55pm
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I wrote the other day about how Bill Maher was complaining that liberals apologize too much, and I wrote that was not my “lived experience” as someone who lives among liberals, Do liberals really apologize too much?

My “lived experience” is more along the lines of Melissa Click.

You remember the Social Justice Warrior...

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