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Obama Claims He Was ‘Wildly Pretentious’ in College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/28/2016 at 12:00pm

This is so hard to believe. After all, Obama is so unpretentious now, right?

The Hill reports:

Obama confesses he was ‘wildly pretentious’ in college

President Obama recalled his college years in an interview with his longtime friend and...

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Indiana U. Student Sues School After Being Cleared of Rape Accusation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 9:00am 12/28/2016 at 9:00am

The student claims the school gave preferential treatment to his accuser which isn’t difficult to believe.

USA Today reported:

Male ex-student accused of rape sues school, woman

A former Indiana University student is suing the university, saying it gave preferential treatment...

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Miami University Tries to Address Hazing Problem

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 3:30pm 12/27/2016 at 3:30pm

Hazing has been banned pretty much everywhere but it still happens. Amazing.

Cincinnati.com reports:

How Miami University is fixing hazing issues

What we reported: Three fraternities were suspended for hazing at Miami University this year and multiple others were put on probation after nearly two dozen investigations into hazing, alcohol and drug violations.

With 5,398...

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Foreign Students Reportedly Crowding Americans Out of College

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/27/2016 at 1:00pm

Will increased illegal immigration and in-state tuition for illegals make this situation better?

From the Napa Valley Register:

Surge in foreign students might be crowding Americans out of elite colleges

A major increase in international enrollment in recent years has intensified the competition for entry to America’s top private colleges and universities, as ever-growing...

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UW Madison Prof Helps Preserve Historic Church in Bethlehem

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 9:00am 12/27/2016 at 9:00am

So often, we post about the negative stories in higher education. It’s cool to focus on something positive.

The La Crosse Tribune reports:

UW-Madison professor helps preserve historic...

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Settlement Over Trump University Filed in Court

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 26, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/26/2016 at 5:30pm

Trump University is now one less thing the left can use to attack Trump. It was smart to get this out of the way.

FOX News reports:

Trump University settlement filed in court

Lawyers for Donald Trump and former students of his now-defunct Trump University have filed an agreement in court to settle lawsuits...

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Leftists Attempted 7 Times More Campus Disinvitations Than Conservatives in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 26, 2016 at 11:00am 12/26/2016 at 11:00am

The left doesn’t even seem to notice that they are the ones doing this, not conservatives.

The College Fix reported:

REPORT: Leftists attempt seven times more campus disinvitations than conservatives in 2016

Six months before Hampshire College took down its American flag in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, its students nixed a Chinese-American...

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Drexel U. Prof Wants “White Genocide” for Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 26, 2016 at 9:00am 12/26/2016 at 9:00am

How does an ‘educator’ get away with saying such a horrible thing?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Professor: I Want ‘White Genocide’ For Christmas

A professor...

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VIDEO: Hillsdale College Choir Sings ‘O Holy Night’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/25/2016 at 2:00pm
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This performance is actually from last year but the song is timeless.

Hillsdale is one of the few American colleges where no one worries about political correctness when it comes to celebrating Christmas.

This is a truly beautiful performance. Enjoy!

Featured image via YouTube.

 
 
 

Academics Want Trump to Embrace Obama’s Climate Change Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/25/2016 at 12:00pm
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One of the reasons Trump won was his rejection of pretty much all things Obama but you can’t blame these folks for trying.

Campus Reform reports:

Academics urge Trump to endorse Obama climate change policies

More than 170 higher education leaders have signed an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump and Congress supporting climate...

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Bryn Mawr Student Drops Out Due to Harassment Over Supporting Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 10:00am 12/25/2016 at 10:00am

Take a bow, Bryn Mawr. You’ve reached the peak of so-called liberal tolerance.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported:

Bryn Mawr student hounded after asking to share ride to Trump event

Andi Moritz couldn’t get the comments out of her head. A Facebook post the Bryn Mawr College freshman made on the school’s ride-share page earlier...

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UC Riverside Bends Over Backwards to Not Mention Christmas at Holiday Party

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/24/2016 at 12:00pm

Doesn’t it sometimes seem like the politically correct left is actually afraid of Christmas?

The College Fix reports:

University painstakingly avoids any mention of ‘Christmas’ with cowboy-themed ‘Holiday Hoedown’

Sometimes it seems the word “Christmas” is like poison to universities. This latest example is no exception.

The University of California Riverside recently hosted a “Staff...

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Muslim Students at U. Maryland Want Prayer Rooms in Each Major Building

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 10:00am 12/24/2016 at 10:00am

One designated prayer room isn’t enough? Really?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Maryland Students Demand Muslim Prayer Rooms

Students at the taxpayer-funded University for Maryland are pushing for Muslim prayer rooms “in each major building,” Campus Reform reports.

It’s just one of 64 demands that have surfaced through the collaborative efforts of 25 student...

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Christmas on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 8:30am 12/24/2016 at 8:30am
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It’s Christmas time and you know what that means… Snowflakes!

At this time...

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Kansas State Student With 4.0 GPA Quits School Calling Higher Ed a Scam

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 8:00am 12/24/2016 at 8:00am

You have to give this kid some credit for thinking outside the box. He’ll probably go far.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Giving the Finger to K-State and General Education

Billy Willson finished his first (and his last) semester at Kansas State University this week — and in so doing has set off a debate...

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George Washington U. No Longer Requires U.S. History for History Majors

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/23/2016 at 2:00pm

You have to wonder how George Washington would feel about this.

The College Fix reports:

U.S. history no longer a requirement for history majors at George Washington University

George Washington University recently changed its requirements for history majors, remov...

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U. Oregon: Prof Who Wore Blackface to Party Violated Anti-Harassment Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/23/2016 at 1:30pm
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Back in November, we told you the story of Professor Nancy Shurtz of the University of Oregon, who wore blackface at an off-campus campus Halloween party.

She claimed she was emulating a black author she respected but it still set off a fires...

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