College Insurrection  (Page 239)

College Enrollment Drops as People Opt for Jobs Over Degrees

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/20/2016 at 3:00pm

This is something Mike Rowe and others have been talking about for a long time. Why go into debt when you can work?

FOX News reports:

College enrollment drops 1.4% as adults head back to work

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Prof Claims He Was Charged With Sexual Misconduct for Singing Beach Boys Song

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/20/2016 at 12:00pm

Will classic rock stations now be forced to issue trigger warnings before certain songs?

The Daily Caller reports:

Public University Professor Says He Was Punished For A Sex Crime Because He Sang A BEACH BOYS SONG

The taxpayer-funded University of Kentucky has punished a journalism professor for sexual misconduct because, the professors says, he...

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Watch Students at UVA Sign Petition to Ban Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 10:00am 12/20/2016 at 10:00am
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Two operatives from Campus Reform recently visited the campus of the University of Virginia and asked students to sign a petition to ban Christmas for being “non-inclusive.” Unsurprisingly, they were able to find people to sign it.

From their website:

VIDEO: UVA students sign petition to ban Christmas

In this season’s most anticipated holiday...

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College Panics Over Student Newspaper Headline Which ‘May Be Upsetting’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 9:00am 12/20/2016 at 9:00am

If you treat college students like children, they will act like children. Maybe it’s intentional.

The College Fix reports:

College tries to halt distribution of student newspaper because one headline ‘may be upsetting’

The student newspaper at Monroe Community College in upstate New York was set to run a story about health and safety...

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Profs Beg Obama For ‘Full Neuropsychiatric Evaluation’ of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/19/2016 at 3:00pm

Anti-Trump hysterics of the left just keep getting more ridiculous.

The College Fix offers this amazing story:

Profs send letter to Pres. Obama requesting ‘full neuropsychiatric evaluation’ of Donald Trump

According to The Huffington Post, three professors, two from Harvard and another from UC-San Francisco, tell the president in a letter dated November 29...

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Conservative Students at UNLV Petition Against Sanctuary Campus Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/19/2016 at 12:00pm
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Not all college students are into the idea of sanctuary campuses. Some students at the University of Nevada Las Vegas are even petitioning against it.

Campus Reform reports:

UNLV conservatives petition AGAINST sanctuary campus

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Colleges and Universities in Ohio to Defend Immigrant Students from Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 9:00am 12/19/2016 at 9:00am
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It will be interesting to see how all this goes after Trump is sworn into office.

The Washington Times reports:

Ohio colleges, universities: Protect immigrant students

At least eleven Ohio colleges and universities are standing up for immigrant students who could see their statuses change after President-elect Donald Trump takes office next month.

Some advocates,...

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Notre Dame May Break Tradition by Not Inviting Trump to Speak

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/18/2016 at 1:00pm

Students feel he doesn’t respect the viewpoints of others, so he shouldn’t be allowed to speak. Can you follow that logic?

Campus Reform reports:

Notre shame: school may break tradition by not inviting Trump

“Notre Dame always invites the new president...

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MRCTV Launches “Save the Snowflakes” Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/18/2016 at 12:30pm
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The folks at MRCTV have created a splendid piece of satire aimed squarely at the “safe space” crowd currently occupying American college campuses.

From their website:

MRC Launches ‘Save the Snowflakes’ Campaign

Given the devastating emotional and psychological consequences of Donald Trump’s election victory on sensitive, liberal college students – a.k.a., snowflakes – the...

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Washington University Suspends Men’s Soccer Team Indefinitely Over Lewd Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 11:00am 12/18/2016 at 11:00am

Another day, another men’s sports team suspended over dirty talk. This is happening all over the place.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:

Men’s soccer team suspended at Washington University following complaint by women’s team

Sexually explicit comments and other inappropriate behavior toward the women’s soccer team has landed Washington University’s men’s soccer team on...

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Colleges Offering Course On America’s ‘Problem Of Whiteness’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 9:00am 12/18/2016 at 9:00am

Isn’t it wonderful how education enlightens people and brings everyone together?

The Daily Caller reports:

ALL THE RAGE: Taxpayer-Funded Colleges Offer Courses On America’s ‘Problem Of Whiteness’

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Sheriff Trains Southeastern U. Faculty to Carry Guns on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/17/2016 at 12:00pm

It looks like faculty members at one Florida university have decided it’s a good idea to be armed.

ABC News reports:

Sheriff Training University Faculty to Carry Guns on Campus

A central Florida sheriff’s office said Friday that it plans to train faculty at a local private university in law enforcement tactics and will...

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U. Wisconsin Students Want Conservative Group Forced Into Diversity Training

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 10:00am 12/17/2016 at 10:00am

Students at the University of Wisconsin Madison have started a petition to force members of Young America’s Foundation to go through diversity training. Nothing creepy about that.

Campus Reform reports:

UW students petition to shut down YAF, punish leaders

Students at the University...

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Carrying on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 8:30am 12/17/2016 at 8:30am

Campus carry has made significant gains lately.

There’s no safe space for conserv...

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Princeton Suspends Men’s Swim Team Season Over Locker Room Talk

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 8:00am 12/17/2016 at 8:00am

This is a thing now. Men’s sports teams are being punished at various schools in this same scenario.

The Daily Caller reports:

Princeton Swim Team Has Season Canceled Over Locker Room Talk

Princeton University suspended its men’s swimming program for the rest of the season after the discovery of internal team emails the school...

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Kalamazoo College Names ‘Social Justice Fellows’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/16/2016 at 3:00pm

We’ve come to the point where you can receive a college fellowship based on a progressive political concept.

From the Kalamazoo College website:

Social Justice Fellows Named

The Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) has announced the 2016-17 Regional Fellows. The program helps leaders in Kalamazoo County clarify the core values they want...

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Kansas Board of Regents Approves Campus Carry Measure

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/16/2016 at 12:00pm

Here’s more good news for Second Amendment supporters and college students who want to protect themselves.

ABC News reports:

Kansas Board OKs Universities’ Policies for Guns on Campus

The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved policies for how the state’s six public universities will implement a state law allowing people to carry concealed...

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