College Insurrection  (Page 29)

U. Kansas Now Offering Master’s Degree in ‘Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 1:30pm 1/5/2020 at 1:30pm

I called this a long time ago. Diversity studies used to be a joke. Now it is becoming a real thing.

From the University of Kansas website:

KU Adds Degree in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership

The University of Kansas has created a new graduate degree to help students acquire the skills to lead and...

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NY Times Goes After PragerU

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/5/2020 at 12:00pm

Several years ago, Dennis Prager launched Prager University, a YouTube series aimed at providing fact-based educational videos on history, civics, culture, and more. Prager’s aim was to counter the never-ending flow of anti-American and often wrong progressive views pushed on college campuses.

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Caldwell University to Pay U.S. Government $4.8 Million for Defrauding Program for Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11:30am 1/5/2020 at 11:30am

This is awful. The program specified here was set up to help veterans after 9/11.

NJ.com reports:

N.J. university will pay millions for role in...

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University of Colorado Boulder Hosting ‘Imagined Borders’ Conference

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 9:30am 1/5/2020 at 9:30am

As the article notes below, this event is an exercise in left wing word salad.

From the College Fix:

Fun and excitement at U. Colorado Boulder’s ‘Imagined Borders’ conference

Beginning this Tuesday and running through Sunday, the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for Media, Religion and Culture will be hosting the “Imagined Borders, Epistemic...

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Harvard Prof Developing Lab-Grown Meat for Human Consumption

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 1:30pm 1/4/2020 at 1:30pm

Something about the very concept of this just seems gross. I’m not sure I would even try it.

WGBH reports:

Slaughter-Free Steak Served Up At Harvard Laboratory

Kit Parker, bioengineering and applied physics professor at Harvard University, joined Boston Public Radio on Thursday to speak about the meat he’s developing at an on-campus lab...

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Poll Finds Alarmingly High Number of Young People View Communism Favorably

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 11:30am 1/4/2020 at 11:30am

This is an indictment of our entire educational system. The poll results would not be the same if history were taught properly and accurately.

Campus Reform reports:

UH OH: Disturbing number of young Americans favor communism, poll finds

According to a poll commissioned by the Washington, D.C. area nonpr...

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Joe Biden Suggests English Legal Traditions to Blame for Campus Sexual Assaults

https://www.dailywire.com/news/democrat-joe-biden-takes-swipe-at-blue-collar-workers-learn-how-to-program/
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 9:30am 1/4/2020 at 9:30am
https://www.dailywire.com/news/democrat-joe-biden-takes-swipe-at-blue-collar-workers-learn-how-to-program/

This is incredible. Biden takes a cheap shot at Betsy DeVos, implying that she doesn’t care about the victims of sexual assault.

The College Fix reports:

Joe Biden blames English legal traditions for campus sexual assault

It would be a lot easier to stamp out campus sexual assault if we just got rid of...

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Forbidden Speech Week in Higher Education

https://youtu.be/K-yFi1YgrVc
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 8:00am 1/4/2020 at 8:00am
https://youtu.be/K-yFi1YgrVc

On college campuses today, there are some things that just can’t be discussed.

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Talk on Antifa Violence at U. British Columbia Cancelled Over Threat of Antifa Violence

https://youtu.be/K-yFi1YgrVc
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:00pm 1/3/2020 at 6:00pm
https://youtu.be/K-yFi1YgrVc

Andy Ngo, the Portland based journalist widely considered an authority on the far left faction known as Antifa, was invited to speak on the topic by a free speech group at the University of British Columbia. The event has since been cancelled.

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Rutgers Student Told Not to Quote Bible in Paper Because of ‘Separation of Church and State’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 3, 2020 at 11:00am 1/3/2020 at 11:00am

This can’t possibly have anything to do with progressive political beliefs, could it?

Campus Reform reports:

Rutgers student told not to quote Bible in essay because of ‘separation of church and st...

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Conservative Law Prof Pens Epic “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” Letter

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 3, 2020 at 9:00am 1/3/2020 at 9:00am

Professor Stephen Bainbridge of UCLAW is up for a merit raise and needed to submit a diversity letter to his administration. It’s great.

From his blog:

I submit herewith my “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” statement for my merit raise at UCLAW

As regular readers know, I’m up for a merit raise at UCLAW this...

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Queen’s University, Belfast, Names Hillary Clinton Its New Chancellor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYyfnilmcgA
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 2:00pm 1/2/2020 at 2:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYyfnilmcgA

Queen’s University, Belfast (QUB), picked failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as its new chancellor.

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Concerned Parent in England Seeks Nanny for 18 Year-Old College Student

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 1:00pm 1/2/2020 at 1:00pm

This takes the idea of helicopter parenting to a whole new level.

FOX News reports:

Ad seeking nanny for 18-year-old college student gets mocked

Those seeking a side hustle in the New Year may be amused to explore an online ad looking...

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Poll Finds Only Half in U.S. Now Consider College Very Important

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 11:00am 1/2/2020 at 11:00am

This is a good thing. People are finding alternatives like trade schools and entering the workforce.

Gallup reports:

Half in U.S. Now Consider College Education Very Important

About half of U.S. adults (51%) now consider a...

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MLK Day Event at Bard College to Feature Climate Change ‘Oppression’ Artists

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00am 1/2/2020 at 9:00am

Isn’t it interesting how the left can make almost anything all about their agenda?

The College Fix reports:

Bard College to celebrate MLK Day with clim...

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Former University of Portland Employee Pleads Not Guilty to Attacking College VP With Baseball Bat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 1:00pm 1/1/2020 at 1:00pm

This story is just as bizarre as the headline suggests.

Oregon Live reports:

Ex-University of Portland employee pleads not guilty in baseball bat attack on college VP

A former University of Portland employee who was angry about how the college handled his daughter’s sexual assault allegation has pleaded not guilty to a single assault...

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Harvard Graduate Students Ending Strike Without a Contract

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 11:00am 1/1/2020 at 11:00am

The school is bringing in federal mediators next week to help resolve the issue.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Without a Contract, Harvard Graduate Student Union to End Strike Jan. 1

Harvard’s graduate student union will end its strike Dec. 31 and return to work in the new year without a contract, the union’s bargaining...

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