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Attempt to defund Wesleyan Univ student paper for criticizing #BlackLivesMatter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 7:00am 9/23/2015 at 7:00am

A Wesleyan University student named Bryan Stascavage who writes for the student paper, the Wesleyan Argus, recently penned an op-ed which was critical of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Since then, all hell has broken loose.

Here’s a sample of Stascavage’s column:

Why Black Lives Matter Isn’t What You Think

A 20-year-old man walks into a...

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Feminist Icon Criticizes “Rape Culture” Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 9:30am 9/20/2015 at 9:30am

Susan Brownmiller wrote the 1975 book Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape which set the stage for much of today’s feminism. She is not, however, a huge fan of everything espoused by today’s feminists, including slut walks and rape culture activism.

Katie Van Syckle of New York Mag recently interviewed her....

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Progressive Policies Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 8:30am 9/19/2015 at 8:30am

America’s top progressive recently lectured college kids for being too politically correct.

The students at Liberty University are respectful...

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Presumed Guilty Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 8:30am 9/12/2015 at 8:30am

We’re at the point where due process in higher education is an afterthought for some people.

Everyone’s in big trouble for something this week.

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Pronoun Problems Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 8:30am 9/5/2015 at 8:30am

With all the problems facing higher education right now, why are pronouns such a hot issue?

Pronouns aren’t the only troubling words.

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College Insurrection Enters Senior Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 8:30am 9/1/2015 at 8:30am

Professor Jacobson published the first College Insurrection post on August 22, 2012.

Welcome to College Insurrection

Since then, we’ve published over 8,000 posts about free speech, rape culture, due process, microaggressions, trigger warnings, white privilege, the BDS movement, wacky professors, speech zones, liberal bias, the higher ed bubble and dozens of other issues...

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History and Hypocrisy Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 8:30am 8/29/2015 at 8:30am

One of Obama’s favorite expressions is the subject of this week’s history lesson with author and columnist Jonah Goldberg.

Speaking of history…

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Sensitive Snowflakes Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 8:30am 8/22/2015 at 8:30am

Imagine if we based free expression on logic instead of people’s feelings.

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Social Studies Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 8:30am 8/15/2015 at 8:30am

These students shouldn’t feel bad. The chair of the DNC couldn’t answer the question either.

Speaking of Socialism…

What higher ed bubble?

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Mississippi Couple Arrested for Plotting to Join ISIS on Their Honeymoon

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 2:30pm 8/11/2015 at 2:30pm

A Mississippi couple has been arrested for planning to join ISIS during their honeymoon in Syria. They were taken into custody as they were preparing to board a flight for Istanbul.

CNN reports:

Feds: Mississippi couple planned to join ISIS in Syria

Two Mississippi residents were arrested last weekend and charged with attempting to...

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School Superlatives Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 9:00am 8/8/2015 at 9:00am

Every school is known for something, whether they like it or not.

It’s not always good to be known for things.

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Party on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8:30am 8/1/2015 at 8:30am

It was quite a week for politics in higher ed. Who would you say has the best party on campus?

Democrats?

Republicans?

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Psychoanalyzing The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 8:45pm 7/25/2015 at 8:45pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=10&v=zAQSY3jvu28

Some of you may remember my August 22, 2013 post,The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013:

A massive racism hoax took place at Oberlin College in February 2013 in which two students made seemingly racist, anti-Semitic and other such posters, graffiti and emails for the purpose of getting a reaction on...

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Corporate Cash Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 8:30am 7/25/2015 at 8:30am

Can you guess which presidential candidate gets the most cash from four big banks?

Speaking of cash…

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Proud Patriots Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 8:30am 7/18/2015 at 8:30am

YAF’s national conference is coming up and there’s still time to register to attend.

Speaking of conservatives on campus, Scott Walker was in the news this week.

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Contracts and Consent Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 8:30am 7/11/2015 at 8:30am

It’s getting to the point where college students who date will need their own lawyers.

It probably wouldn’t hurt to hire an accountant as well.

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Loot For Liberals Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 9:00am 7/4/2015 at 9:00am

I’m always hearing that Democrats care about higher education and the middle class. And yet…

Meanwhile, on the other side of the political aisle…

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