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Hillary is Trying to Buy Millennial Votes With Free College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/30/2016 at 1:00pm

Hillary Clinton has a major Millennial problem. Simply put, they don’t like her and aren’t excited to vote for her.

So while she’s out on the campaign trail with Bernie Sanders and pushing the idea of free college, she’s essentially trying to buy the Milliennial vote…with your tax dollars.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

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U. Michigan Profs Told to Use Students’ Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11:00am 9/30/2016 at 11:00am

The absurdity of gender neutral pronouns has reached the campus of the University of Michigan and professors are being told to comply.

FOX News reports:

University of Michigan professors instructed to stick to ‘preferred pronouns’

The University of Michigan yesterday unveiled a new webpage that allows students to choose their preferred pronouns, including “they”...

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Editorial in Princeton Student Paper Denounces Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8:00am 9/30/2016 at 8:00am

A recent editorial at the Daily Princetonian denounces the trend in higher education to eliminate terms like ‘Freshman’ just because it contains the word man. We need more of this sort of defense of language.

Here’s an excerpt:

Editorial: Save the fresh***

The University guidelines prioritize the anticipated reactions of select individuals over widespread...

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VIDEO: Feminists at Cal State LA Tear Down Flyers for Christina Hoff Sommers Lecture

https://youtu.be/oLOD64_yYI0
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:30am 9/30/2016 at 7:30am
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The Young America’s Foundation chapter at the University of California Los Angeles is hosting a lecture by conservative feminist Christina Hoff Sommers but campus feminists find that offensive and took it upon themselves to tear down campus flyers.

The YAF blog reports:

WATCH: CSULA Feminists Tear Down YAF Fliers for Sommers Lecture

Thursday morning,...

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St. Louis U. Requires Prof to Give Trigger Warning Remarks Before Allen West Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6:30pm 9/29/2016 at 6:30pm

St. Louis University is requiring that a professor is given a chance to contextualize Allen West’s remarks before he makes a speech at the school. They’re not calling this a trigger warning, but that’s exactly what it is.

Young America’s Foundation reports:

SLU Requires Professor Speak Before Allen West to ‘Contextualize’ His Remarks

Saint...

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Former College Administrator Charged for Stealing NY Man’s Trump Signs

https://youtu.be/KN2cUS-RcUM
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 2:00pm 9/29/2016 at 2:00pm
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A former college administrator was caught stealing a man’s Trump lawn signs in Amherst, NY when the homeowner put up cameras to catch the thief in action.

WIVB News reports:

Local academic admits to stealing Trump campaign signs

If anything, the 2016 presidential election has been divisive, for the candidates and for voters.

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UW Madison Cuts Student Workers’ Hours Over Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 10:30am 9/29/2016 at 10:30am

During the so-called “national debate” over Obamacare, countless people warned that this could happen but no one wanted to hear it. Now it’s a reality. How many of these students do you think voted for Obama?

The Cap Times reports:

UW-Madison cuts student workers’ hours, citing Affordable Care Act

UW-Madison is cutting the work...

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Mispronouncing Student Names Now Considered a Microaggression

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 9:00am 9/29/2016 at 9:00am

The left is making up new rules for language and concepts like microaggressions faster than anyone in the real world can even absorb them.

Now you’re some sort of hater if you mispronounce someone’s name.

The Daily Caller reports:

AMERICA 2016: Mispronouncing Students’ Names Is A ‘MICROAGGRESSION’ Now

More than 500 school districts around the...

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Jeb! Bush to be Guest Lecturer at Harvard School of Government This Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 7:30am 9/29/2016 at 7:30am

We now know what Jeb Bush is going to do instead of being President of the United States, at least for the short term. He’s going to be a fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Jeb Bush to Join Kennedy School as Visiting Fellow this Fall

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush...

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No Kings or Queens: Maryland High School Adopts Gender-Neutral Homecoming

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6:00pm 9/28/2016 at 6:00pm
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Students who are being encouraged to adopt initiatives like this one don’t seem to realize they’re slowly dismissing various aspects of their identity in the name of fairness.

They won’t be happy until everyone is referred to in bland terms.

The Washington Post reports:

School adopts gender-neutral homecoming court, so there might be no...

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Student Assembly at Cornell Votes to Put Free Tampons in All Campus Bathrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 3:00pm 9/28/2016 at 3:00pm

Things at Cornell must be pretty good if this is the most pressing issue facing the student assembly. It’s likely more of trendy thing. Brown University did the same thing, recently.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

S.A. ‘Free Tampon’ Referendum Passes With Overwhelming Support

Garnering 3,034 student votes — with 78.6 percent of all...

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VIDEO: Protesters Shut Down U. Michigan Debate on Black Lives Matter

https://youtu.be/2oQDRJZgjnE
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 1:30pm 9/28/2016 at 1:30pm
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Sometimes it seems like members of Black Lives Matter just want to seize the spotlight rather than have a discussion. They really like being the center of attention and controlling events.

The College Fix reports:

Campus debate on Black Lives Matter called racist, shut down...

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Flyers for ‘Sugar Daddy’ Service Appear on UNH Campus

http://www.necn.com/news/new-england/Ads-Seeking-Sugar-Daddies-Pop-Up-on-UNH-Campus-394965611.html
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:30am 9/28/2016 at 10:30am
http://www.necn.com/news/new-england/Ads-Seeking-Sugar-Daddies-Pop-Up-on-UNH-Campus-394965611.html

The service claims it seeks to pair female students with ‘Sugar Daddies’ for dinner dates but we know what that really means, don’t we?

New England Cable News reports:

‘Sugar Daddy’ Ads Seeking Female Students Pop Up on UNH Campus

A New Hampshire business owner is sounding the alarm after he found a flier...

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Chicago State Has Only 86 Freshmen Enrolled This Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:30am 9/28/2016 at 7:30am

Chicago State University has been dealing with massive budget problems for at least a year now. This is what the higher ed bubble looks like.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Only 86 freshmen at Chicago State University,...

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Yale Professors’ Discussion of 2016 Election Goes Exactly As Expected

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 8:45pm 9/27/2016 at 8:45pm

If you were invited to an event like this, what would you expect going in? It was exactly like that.

The College Fix reports:

Yale ‘Studies’ professors hold discussion about 2016 election, and it goes just as you’d expect

At Yale last evening, the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration...

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Reed College Students Stage Walkout in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 8:30pm 9/27/2016 at 8:30pm
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An actor named Isaiah Washington has proposed a national day of boycott which is what inspired the walkout and march at Reed College.

KATU News reports:

Students hold demonstration on Reed...

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UNC Wilmington Chancellor Defends Campus Chalkings And Free Expression

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/27/2016 at 1:00pm

This will be remembered as the election which caused multiple campus meltdowns over chalkings. At least the chancellor of UNC Wilmington believes in free expression.

Here’s a message he sent to students and faculty:

Message from Chancellor Sartarelli re. Campus Climate

Dear Campus Community:

There has been some attention in recent days on the university’s...

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