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UC San Francisco Bans Sale of Sweetened Beverages on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 10:30am 11/7/2016 at 10:30am

This is just another example of a university treating college students like children who are unable to make proper choices for themselves.

WTTV News reports:

University bans sweetened beverages to curb consumption among students, staff

On average, Americans consume more than 40 gallons of sugary drinks each year. In an effort to change what...

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UNH Administrator Offered to Help Hillary Campaign With School Resources

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This is one of the reasons why the politicization of academia matters. The left dominates the entire field and uses their advantage for political gain.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

UNH Administrator Offered to ‘Be Helpful’ to Clinton Using Public School’s Resources

A senior faculty member at a public university in New Hampshire proposed...

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Rutgers Student Fired by Campus Newspaper for Using Term ‘Illegal Alien’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/6/2016 at 1:30pm

When did it become an offense to use language appropriately? Oh right, when the speech police took over academia.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers student fired from campus newspaper after writing ‘illegal alien’ in column

The Rutgers University student who hosted anti-feminist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos for his first U.S. college event says the student...

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Wabash College Prof Exploits School Email List to Recruit for Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 11:30am 11/6/2016 at 11:30am

What is it with Democrats and email related scandals? It’s quickly becoming a stereotype.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof exploits school email list to recruit for Hillary, Dems

A professor at Wabash College used a campus-wide email listserv to exclusively promote Clinton’s presidential bid and solicit student volunteers to participate in campaign activities.

In an email...

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Law Prof Asks: Should Obama Pardon Hillary?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/5/2016 at 4:30pm

This is a question which people may start asking more frequently no matter who wins next week.

Law Professor J. Stephen Clark writes at The Hill:

Should Obama just pardon Hillary?

“Lock her up!” has become a perpetual chant at Donald Trump rallies. At the same time, aggressive elements within the FBI are apparently...

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Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season Because Players Were Rating Women’s Sex Appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/5/2016 at 12:30pm

The actions of the players in this situation may have been vulgar but it’s absurd to think this doesn’t happen at other schools all the time.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season After Finding Sexually Explicit ‘Reports’ Continued Through 2016

Harvard has cancelled the men’s soccer team’s season after an Office...

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Make College Great Again Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 9:00am 11/5/2016 at 9:00am
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These three stories contrast the political climate on college campuses quite well.

Microaggressions are all the rage now.

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Jury Sides Against Reporter And Rolling Stone in UVA Gang Rape Story

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 8:30am 11/5/2016 at 8:30am

A jury sided with the former UVA dean in this case. It’s good to see justice done.

The Washington Post reported:

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U. Oregon Law Prof Put On Leave After Wearing Blackface at Halloween Party

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Professor Nancy Shurtz of the University of Oregon is in hot water right now over her choice to dress as a black man for a campus Halloween party. In her defense, she claims she chose the costume based on a book she liked called “Black Man in a White Coat” which...

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Emerson College Bans the Word ‘Anchorman’ After Honoring the Star of… Anchorman

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 4, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/4/2016 at 1:30pm

Anchorman is funny when it’s a movie by Will Ferrell but a sexist term when the little people use it. That seems to be the new rule at Emerson College.

The College Fix reports:

College that renamed communication school after Ron Burgundy now forbids saying ‘anchorman’

Most universities just give celebrities honorary degrees, but...

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Princeton Librarian: Our Job To Silence Those Skeptical of Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 4, 2016 at 10:30am 11/4/2016 at 10:30am

So it’s now heresy to dispute a word and concept which didn’t exist until a year or two ago? That’s just how the left rolls.

Heat Street reports:

Princeton Librarian: ‘It Is Our Job To Silence’ Those Skeptical of Microaggressions

A librarian at prestigious Princeton University thinks it’s her job to “silence” people who...

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U. New Mexico Head Under Fire for Using Taxpayer Money on Bigfoot Conference

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 4, 2016 at 7:30am 11/4/2016 at 7:30am

The University of New Mexico recently spent a tidy sum of taxpayer dollars on a two-day Bigfoot event and some people are not happy about it.

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Pro-Trump Students Harassed and Threatened at U. Pittsburgh

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/3/2016 at 2:00pm
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It takes tremendous guts for a college student to be an open Trump supporter. At the University of Pittsburgh, these young people have to put up with harassment and threats.

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U. Wisconsin-Oshkosh Holds ‘Non-Partisan’ Event With Chelsea Clinton

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 11:00am 11/3/2016 at 11:00am

Nothing says non-partisan like inviting the daughter of one of the presidential candidates, right?

The College Fix reports:

Student government hosts ‘non partisan’ get-out-the-vote event with Chelsea Clinton

The Student Association at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting a “get out the vote” rally Wednesday afternoon.

The featured speaker is Chelsea Clinton, and students register to...

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UC Irvine Panel on ‘Millennials and the Election’ Packed With Liberals

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/2/2016 at 1:30pm

This sort of thing is bound to happen. People on the left don’t want to even acknowledge that conservative students exist.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Millennials and the Election’ panel packed with liberals at UCI

The University...

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Suffolk University Mandating Microagression Training for All Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10:30am 11/2/2016 at 10:30am

This is happening because one student wrote a blog post in which she claimed to be the victim of racial bias from a professor.

The Boston Globe reports:

Suffolk University responds to student’s viral post alleg...

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Prof Finds Most Students Believe America Invented Slavery

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30am 11/2/2016 at 7:30am

It’s astonishing that someone who has completed eight years of grammar school and four years of high school wouldn’t know slavery has existed since the beginning of civilization.

The College Fix reports:

Most college students think America invented slavery, professor finds

For 11 years, Professor Duke Pesta gave quizzes to his students at the...

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