College Insurrection  (Page 238)

Dartmouth Visited by Rolling Thunder After Student Writes of Intent to Burn Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 10:30am 1/24/2017 at 10:30am

A Dartmouth student wrote a column about an upcoming flag burning on campus. Then a bunch of veterans on motorcycles showed up.

The College Fix reports:

Rolling Thunder shows up when student suggests he’ll burn a flag on Inauguration Day

Warning for college students who publicly suggest they’ll host an event to discuss “what...

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Anti-Trump ‘Teach In’ at Georgetown Gets Meager Attendance

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 7:30am 1/24/2017 at 7:30am

You didn’t hear about this event because it pretty much failed. If it had been successful, the media would have covered it widely.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Flop: Georgetown’s anti-Trump “resistance” teach-in attracts little support

With only days until President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in...

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Student of Rhode Island College Sues Over Social Justice Mandate

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/23/2017 at 12:00pm

Progressive policies are always so popular that they have to be required. Have you noticed that?

Forbes reports:

Student Sues College Over ‘Social Justice’ Activism Mandate

American college campuses are becoming the main battleground for the First Amendment, usually because faculty or administrators don’t respect the free speech rights of students. In November I...

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U. Miami Wants Students to Police Each Other for Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10:30am 1/23/2017 at 10:30am

The left sees nothing creepy about monitoring the speech of others. As long as it’s done in the spirit of Orwellian fairness.

Heat Street reported:

University of Miami Urges Students to Police Classmates’ Speech for Microaggressions

Resident assistants at the University of Miami are urging students to monitor their classmates’ speech, and call them...

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St. Catherine University Buses Students to Women’s March

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 9:00am 1/23/2017 at 9:00am

Do the administrators of this Catholic school know these marches are pro-abortion? How could they not know this?

Campus Reform reports:

Another Catholic university buses students to pro-abortion rally

St. Catherine University, a two-campus Catholic school in Minnesota, sent two busloads of students to the pro-abortion Women’s March-Minnesota on Saturday.

“On Saturday, Jan. 21, nearly...

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Student Official for College Democrats Announces He’s Leaving the Party

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/22/2017 at 12:00pm

Michael J. Hout is a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and he’s been very active in the College Democrats. Until now.

He writes of his recent defection at The Hill:

Why I’m leaving the...

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Student Debt Now Affecting a Growing Number of Elderly Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00am 1/22/2017 at 10:00am

The Trump administration would be wise to address the higher ed bubble sooner than later. The train is is heading down the tracks and picking up speed.

The Washington Post reports:

Student debt now affects a staggering number of elderly Americans

The number of older Americans taking on student debt on behalf of their...

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Effort to Unionize Grad Students at Harvard Loses in Shock Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 8:00am 1/22/2017 at 8:00am

A similar measure sailed through approval at Columbia University so the same outcome was expected at Harvard but not this time.

The College Fix reports:

First Brexit, then President Trump, now Harvard students say no to unionizing

2016 didn’t just surprise the political pundits on both sides of the Atlantic, but also leftist activists...

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Student Group Members Arrested for Handing Out Constitution

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/21/2017 at 6:00pm

Maybe these students would have been treated better if they were burning copies of the Constitution.

Watchdog reports:

Student group sues after members arrested for handing out copies of Constitution

Student members of the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Kellogg Community College are suing their school after they were arrested for passing out...

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UC Berkeley gay activist wants to “strip” Milo Yiannopoulos “of your gay identity”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:00pm 1/21/2017 at 2:00pm
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Did you know leftists have the power to revoke the sexual orientation of others? The excerpt below is from a letter in the Daily Californian by a UC Berkeley student to Milo Yiannopoulos.

Brace yourself for this:

An open letter to Milo Yiannopoulos

Dear Milo,

You don’t frighten me.

I’m going to take my heels off...

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Ohio State Offers Safe Space for Students During Trump Inauguration

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00am 1/21/2017 at 10:00am

It’s amazing that this is still going on. Doesn’t anyone involved feel embarrassed about this?

The College Fix reported:

Ohio State offers Inauguration Day ‘safe space’

Ohio State University will offer a “safe space” for students today as the nation inaugurates Republican Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

“The purpose of...

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The Left Loses its Mind Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 8:30am 1/21/2017 at 8:30am
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If you thought campus leftists would eventually calm down about Trump, you were wrong.

Georgetown is having a really tough time.

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UC Santa Cruz Holds ‘People’s Inauguration’ to Protest Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 8:00am 1/21/2017 at 8:00am
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Apparently, no one told these students that a ‘people’s inauguration’ is happening in Washington, DC this weekend.

Campus Reform reported:

UCSC done crying over Trump, hosts ‘People’s Inauguration’ protest

The University of California, Santa Cruz is in...

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U. Illinois Students Demand Reversal of Decision Against Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4:03pm 1/20/2017 at 4:03pm
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The school and its board decided against having a sanctuary campus but some students won’t accept it.

The Daily Illini reports:

Protesters demand University reverses s...

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Students Explain How Liberal Colleges Made Them Conservative

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 9:00am 1/20/2017 at 9:00am
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The effort to indoctrinate students to the left sometimes backfires. Isn’t that great?

Red Alert Politics has the story:

Students: Our liberal colleges made us more conservative

A sizable number of college professors and high school teachers have a mission to indoctrinate as many students to become far-left liberal activists. The education system has...

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Yale Students Prepare to Protest Trump Inauguration

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/19/2017 at 1:30pm

All the cool kids are jumping on the anti-Trump train, even at Yale.

The Yale Daily News reports:

Yalies prepare for Trump inauguration protests

A contingent of Yale...

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Social Justice Workshops Required for Students at Marquette

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:30am 1/19/2017 at 10:30am

Progressive policies are always so popular that they have to be required.

Campus Reform reports:

Marquette students required to attend ‘social justice’ workshops

“Many professors” at Marquette University require their students to complete “reflection sessions” on race and privilege, strictly monitoring their attendance and participation.

An online schedule and overview of the sessions asserts that...

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