College Insurrection  (Page 260)

Columbia Reserves Rooms Exclusively for Black and LGBT Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10:30am 4/5/2017 at 10:30am

Exclusivity is OK if you’re an approved victim group, apparently.

The Daily Caller reported:

Columbia Reserves Rooms For Black And LGBTQ Groups Only

Columbia University has set aside rooms in a student center exclusively reservable for black and LGBTQ student groups.

Columbia College Student Council unanimously approved a petition for rooms at the university that...

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Muslim Teen Accepted to Stanford After Writing #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times on Application

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7:30am 4/5/2017 at 7:30am

Who knew it was so easy to get into Stanford University? This is further proof that higher education is becoming nothing more than leftist indoctrination.

The Independent reported:

Muslim teenager repeats #Blacklivesmatter 100 times on Stanford application...

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Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Introduce New ‘Free’ College Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/4/2017 at 6:00pm

This is going nowhere, it’s just Sanders and Warren trying to rally the base.

The Nation reports:

Bernie Sanders Just Introduced His Free College Tuition Plan

President Donald Trump doesn’t appear willing nor interested in addressing astronomical student debt levels, which long since crested above $1 trillion. In fact, his administration has made it...

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Mizzou Faces Large Budget Cuts and Possible Layoffs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/4/2017 at 3:00pm

This isn’t very surprising news. Mizzou’s enrollment dropped in recent years and they never took corrective steps after their protest kerfuffle a few years ago.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:

Layoffs aren’t off the table as the University of Missouri System schools battle budget cuts

Leaders at the four University of Missouri System schools...

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Hanover College Grads Target Vice President Pence for Supporting Trump in Open Letter

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/4/2017 at 12:00pm
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Pence is an alum of Hanover. The letter from hundreds of graduates goes after Pence for supporting Trump’s policies.

USA Today reports:

Hundreds of Hanover College grads tear into alum...

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College Students Get Lecture on Fake News from BuzzFeed Editor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 9:00am 4/4/2017 at 9:00am

One has to wonder if he stressed the importance of using cat gifs to make your point.

The Daily Caller reports:

BuzzFeed Editor Lectures College Students On Fake News

A BuzzFeed editor visited Pennsylvania State University Thursday to give a presentation on fake news and Facebook’s role in spreading it.

Craig Silverman, whom Fortune has...

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Emory University Professor Says Microaggressions Don’t Exist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/3/2017 at 1:30pm

Congratulations to this professor for committing what amounts to academic heresy.

The Daily Caller reported:

University Professor Says ‘Microaggressions’ Don’t Exist

Psychology professor Scott Lilienfeld of Emory University doesn’t mean any offense, but he says the concept of “microaggressions” even existing is nonsense, reports The College Fix.

The title of Lilienfeld’s paper says it all:...

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Faculty at Wake Forest Tries to Undermine Koch Funded Institute

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:30am 4/3/2017 at 10:30am

These faculty members will deny funding which could help educate students over their partisan dislike of the Koch brothers? That’s just sad.

The James G. Martin Center reports:

Wake Forest Faculty Attempt to Undermine Koch-Funded Campus Institute

The Faculty Senate at Wake Forest University made headlines last week when it demanded that the university...

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Princeton and Other Schools Challenge Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30am 4/3/2017 at 7:30am

Remember when Princeton and other colleges teamed up to challenge Obama for anything? Neither do I.

NJ.com reports:

Princeton University joins fight against Trump’s travel ban

Princeton University joined 30 other colleges Friday in a legal brief criticizing the Trump administration’s revised executive order.

The colleges filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting a federal judge’s preliminary...

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Feminist Academics Hold Panel on ‘Gendered Microaggressions’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/2/2017 at 2:00pm

The left comes up with this stuff so quickly it’s difficult to keep track.

Campus Reform reports:

Feminist academics host ‘expert’ in microaggressions panel

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) hosted a panel last week to lament the “psychological impact of gendered microaggressions.

“(Not) All In Your Head: How Women Internalize Sexism,” held at...

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English Majors at Harvard Will Now be Required to Study ‘Marginalized’ Authors

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 10:00am 4/2/2017 at 10:00am

This is what happens when you combine the study of English with social justice.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

English Department Diversity Course Requirement Approved

English concentrators will soon be required to enroll in a course featuring authors who may have been overlooked in the past for their race, gender, or sexuality following the Education...

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‘Free Speech Bus’ Defaced by Protesters at Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00am 4/2/2017 at 8:00am

There was a time when you could expect better than this from Harvard. Apparently, those days are over.

The College Fix reports:

Protesters deface ‘free speech’ bus at Harvard

The so-called “Free Speech Bus” rolled into Harvard Thursday, and w...

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Radical Communist Angela Davis Bashes Israel in Speech at George Washington University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/1/2017 at 12:30pm

Earlier this week, Davis spoke at Marquette University. I can’t help but notice that no one is rioting or trying to shout her down as she makes these appearances.

Campus Reform reports:

Angela Davis...

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College Faculty Members May Soon Have to Pledge an Oath to Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:30am 4/1/2017 at 10:30am

There’s nothing creepy at all about this. Nosiree.

The College Fix reports:

Faculty forced to pledge allegiance to diversity or lose their jobs nationwide

Unless a miracle of faculty governance takes place this spring, incoming students at Harvard will be forced to take an oath if...

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Student Protesters Ejected from Charles Murray Speech at Villanova U.

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 9:00am 4/1/2017 at 9:00am
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Charles Murray gave a speech at Villanova University in Pennsylvania this week. In sharp contrast to the recent incident at Middlebury College which sent a professor to the hospital, student protesters were removed from the event.

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College Drops Charges Against Student Who Challenged Muslim Prof’s Claims About Jesus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8:30am 4/1/2017 at 8:30am

This is an update to a story we ran last week. It’s a good thing the school dropped the student’s punishment.

The College Fix reports:

College drops charges against Christian student who challenged Muslim prof’s claims about Jesus

Marshall Polston, the Christian conservative student who was suspended from Rollins College after challenging his Muslim...

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Unfettered Leftism Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 7:30am 4/1/2017 at 7:30am
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Our higher education system is completely out of balance. The left rules everything.

Sit-ins are all the rage again.

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