College Insurrection  (Page 244)

Trump’s Victory Has Emboldened Campus Critics of Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 11:00am 11/26/2016 at 11:00am

It looks like the pendulum is already swinging back in the opposite direction on some college campuses.

The American Interest reports:

Right-Wing Inquisitors on Campus

Donald Trump’s upset victory has been hailed by his supporters as an unprecedented repudiation of politically correct ideology on college campuses. For those of us who think that campus...

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Future Leaders of America Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 10:30am 11/26/2016 at 10:30am

Has everyone considered that some of the snowflakes melting down over Trump will be tomorrow’s leaders?

They’re not inspiring confidence.

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Edgewood College Police Investigating Taunt to Trump Protesters as Hate Crime

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 10:15am 11/26/2016 at 10:15am

The language used in a note meant to trigger anti-Trump students may have been crude but hardly warrants an investigation as a hate crime.

Reason reports:

Student’s Reaction to Trump Win: ‘Suck It Up, Pussies.’ Police Are Investigating This Hate Crime.

At Edgewood College, police are investigating a post-it-note that was deemed a “hate...

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U. Florida Frat House Vandalized Over Member Support for Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 8:30am 11/26/2016 at 8:30am

This type of discrimination obviously doesn’t count. Only leftists can be victims.

The Daily Caller reported:

University Of Florida Fraternity House Vandalized After Members Openly Support Trump

The Delta Tau Delta fraternity house at the University of Florida was vandalized with swastikas and Donald Trump references over the weekend.

In response to the group of...

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Loyola U. Maryland Under Fire for Criticism of America Themed Parties

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 10:00am 11/25/2016 at 10:00am

Loyola University Maryland recently told students that America themed parties would be divisive. Now they’re facing a backlash.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

Loyola University Maryland under fire for response to student “USA” party

When administrators at Loyola University Maryland got wind of a planned campus-wide student party with a “Party in the USA” theme,...

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Female Harvard Student Starts Conservative Women’s Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 8:00am 11/25/2016 at 8:00am

Is the tide finally turning? It will be fascinating to see how the Harvard community responds to this young woman’s endeavors.

The College Fix reports:

Student at Harvard fights liberal bias by launching conservative women’s group

What is it like being a conservative at Harvard?

“Difficult,” said government major Emily Hall.

Many of her professors have...

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Columbia University Declares Itself a Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/24/2016 at 2:00pm

The entire concept of sanctuary campus is really just an extension of the safe space concept so lots of schools will probably adopt this stance.

Up until now, this has been mostly about students but at Columbia the administration has taken a position.

The Hill

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Trump Related Hate Crime at North Park University Exposed as Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/24/2016 at 12:00pm
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We will likely see more stories like this in the weeks and months to come. The left can’t let go of their narrative and will even resort to lying to keep it going.

NBC News reports:

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College Offers Students ‘Toolkit’ for Dealing With Family Members at Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8:00am 11/24/2016 at 8:00am

If you’re unable to communicate with your family at Thanksgiving over politics, do you really belong in college?

The College Fix reports:

College’s ‘Thanksgiving Toolkit’ helps students cope with political disputes

“Do they have political views that make you feel vulnerable and distressed?...

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Vassar College sends Thanksgiving message bashing Trump and Bannon

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/videos/news/local/2016/11/09/93546898/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 5:00pm 11/23/2016 at 5:00pm
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If you didn’t read Legal Insurrection, you might think that liberal arts Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, just north of New York City, is an island of tolerance, understanding and freedom of thought. That’s what its website says.

But since you read Legal Insurrection, you know that for the past several years...

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White Yale Student Accepts His Privilege in Op-Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/23/2016 at 1:30pm

Yale Student Patrick Sullivan has apparently accepted the fact that he’s a horrible human being because he’s white and male.

He writes in the Yale Daily News:

SULLIVAN: Dear...

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Obama Education Secretary Urges Colleges to Embrace Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 10:30am 11/23/2016 at 10:30am

This is the last hurrah before the Trump administration takes over. They’re trying to hold on to Obama’s legacy.

Campus Reform reports:

Obama WH looks to protect social justice efforts from Trump

The U.S. Secretary of Education wants colleges to go even further in pursuit of social justice, suggesting “implicit bias” trainings, safe spaces,...

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George Washington U. Students Don’t Want Police Protection Because Police Supported Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 7:30am 11/23/2016 at 7:30am

This is getting so stupid. Maybe the police should tell these kids they’re on their own. Let them defend themselves and see how far they get.

The College Fix reports:

GWU students: Campus police protection an ‘act of violence’ —...

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The very curious antisemitic attack on an Oberlin College professor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 8:35pm 11/22/2016 at 8:35pm
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An Oberlin College professor, who is Jewish, recently awoke in the middle of the night after hearing noise on his front porch. When he walked out the front door he discovered some broken shells (it’s unclear what kind or size) and a note tucked under a mezuzah on his door.

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Hampshire College Will No Longer Fly U.S. Flag After Students Burned One Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/22/2016 at 4:30pm

For anyone not familiar, Hampshire College in Amherst, MA is the dictionary definition of the student coddling left-wing campus.

Some students burned an American flag to protest Trump so the school is ditching the flag altogether.

The Daily Caller reports:

College Stops Flying US Flag Entirely After Flag-Burning Incident

Hampshire College in Massachusetts has announced...

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OP-ED: College kids are proving Trump’s point

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/22/2016 at 1:30pm

George Will was/is part of the Never Trump crowd but even he concedes that campus Trump protesters are showing people why voting for Trump was the right thing to do.

From the New York Post:

College kids are proving Trump’s point

Many undergraduates, their fawn-like eyes wide with astonishment, are wondering: Why didn’t the...

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Loyola U. Maryland Deems America Themed Parties Divisive

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11:00am 11/22/2016 at 11:00am

Perhaps Loyola should relocate to another nation. You know, one that isn’t so offensive or divisive.

The Washington Times reported:

Maryland college calls ‘America’-themed parties ‘divisive and harmful’

Students at Loyola University Maryland were recently pressured to abort plans for an “America”-themed party over concerns they might “oppress” others.

An annual “Senior 200s” celebration organized...

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