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Aiding The Resistance Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8:30am 2/11/2017 at 8:30am
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It’s going to be an awfully long four to eight years for some people in higher education.

More fallout from Berkeley.

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Emory Students Walk Out of New President’s Inauguration Demanding Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/10/2017 at 4:30pm

You may remember Emory University as ground zero for “The Chalkening” as the featured image suggests. Students and even some faculty there just insulted the school’s new president, who is also the first female president.

WABE News reported:

Emory Students, Faculty Walkout During Sterk’s Inauguration

Claire Sterk was inaugurated as Emory University’s 20th –...

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Berkeley Student Paper Publishes Five Op-Eds Defending Violence at Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/10/2017 at 1:30pm
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It seems the folks at Berkeley don’t understand what the rest of America knows. What happened at the recent riot is completely unacceptable.

Mediaite reports:

UC Berkeley Student Paper Publishes Five Op-Eds Defending Violent Riots

The major student-run paper of UC Berkeley ran five op-eds Tuesday defending the riots on campus, and arguing that...

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Is it Time to Defund Universities That Don’t Defend Free Speech?

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

A new article at The Federalist by Peter W. Wood suggests we’ve reached a tipping point on this topic and it’s time to take some action.

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It’s Time To Talk About De...

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Cornell Student Assembly Votes Down Resolution for Ideological Diversity in Faculty

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

Liberals love diversity, as long as it’s only skin deep. Ideological diversity is a whole different ball game.

Casey Breznick reports at the Cornell Review:

Cornell Student Assembly Says No to Faculty Diversity

The Student Assembly (SA) struck down a resolution that would have requested for the creation of a committee to “increase and...

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Over 30,000 Profs Sign Petition Calling Trump Order Un-American

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 2:00pm 2/9/2017 at 2:00pm
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Isn’t it amazing how many people in academia are concerned about American pride all of a sudden?

Campus Reform reports:

Petition calling Trump EO ‘un-American’ signed by 30K+ profs

More than 30,000 American professors and another 40,000 “academic supporters” have apparently signed a petition protesting President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

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University Suggests Microaggressions ‘May Impact Suicide Risk’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 11:00am 2/9/2017 at 11:00am

If a student is contemplating suicide, perhaps there are bigger factors at play than microaggressions.

The Daily Caller reports:

University: Microaggressions ‘May Impact Suicide Risk’

A California university suggested that microaggressions “may impact suicide risk for the LGBTQ+ community” and plans to host three workshops to educate the public about the issue.

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UC Berkeley Staffer Under Investigation for Alleged Participation in Riot

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7:30am 2/9/2017 at 7:30am
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The only thing surprising about this report is that there’s only one staffer implicated.

PJ Media reports:

UC Berkeley Staffer Under Investigation for Participating in Riot

At least one employee of the University of California, Berkeley is allegedly under investigation by the FBI for his part in the violent riot that prevented Breitbart editor...

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Harvard Endowment Raises $1.2 Billion in Donations, Loses $2 Billion in Investments

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/8/2017 at 1:30pm

The donors giveth and the market taketh away. I wouldn’t be too worried about Harvard. They have more money than God.

Bloomberg reports:

Harvard’s $1.2 Billion Haul Erased by Investing Loss, Payout

Harvard University raised $1.2 billion from donations, a record for the world’s richest college. The haul was erased by $2 billion in...

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Student Government at Santa Clara U. Rejects Pro-Capitalism Campus Club

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10:30am 2/8/2017 at 10:30am

Do you think a campus group based on the teachings of socialism would face any scrutiny?

The College Fix reports:

Student government rejects pro-capitalism club: It’s ‘against humanity’ to allow it

Santa Clara University’s student government recently voted to deny a pro-capitalism campus club official recognition, citing the possibility that the group may invite...

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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.

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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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