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Trump on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 8:00am 6/9/2018 at 8:00am
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It’s important that the Trump administration is making this clear.

It’s why people are allowed to criticize if they choose.

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University of Denver Reportedly Suspended a Student Based Purely on Hearsay

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/8/2018 at 12:00pm

Someone said that someone said that the student said something. Does that sound like a fair reason for suspension?

The College Fix reports:

University suspends student after ‘some people said that other people said that she said offensive things’

Testimony was almost exclusively hearsay; student maintains her innocence

The University of Denver recently suspended a...

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Speaker at Princeton Uses Keynote to Bash Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:00am 6/8/2018 at 10:00am
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This type of thing is already overdone and boring. We get it, you’re mad that Trump won.

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton speaker delivers anti-Trump rant during keynote

The keynote speaker at Princeton University’s baccalaureate service took aim at President Trump during his speech, implying that the administration espouses “poisonous rhetoric.”

Puerto Rican politician Eduardo Bhatia,...

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Jeff Sessions Reaffirms Trump Admin’s Support for Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 8, 2018 at 8:00am 6/8/2018 at 8:00am
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Jeff Sessions recently wrote an article for USA Today which was all about defending free speech on campus. Good for him. Take a look:

Free speech on college campuses is making a comeback

This commencement season, millions of families across America will celebrate the success of a new college graduate and millions more...

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Barnard English Department Rejects Student Demands for Less ‘Eurocentric’ Literature

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/7/2018 at 12:00pm

No one is stopping these students from reading the authors they want but that’s not what this is really about.

Campus Reform reports:

Barnard rejects demand for less ‘Eurocentric’ literature

The Barnard College English Department has refused to bow to hundreds of activists who are demand...

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Former University Student Gets One Year in Jail for False Rape Allegation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10:00am 6/7/2018 at 10:00am

She probably won’t even serve the full year but this does send a message about false accusations.

The College Fix reports:

College student who invented gang rape sentenced to a year in prison

Nikki Yovino was facing six years in prison on charges of falsely reporting she was raped and “tampering with or fabricating...

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Pomona College Drops National Anthem from Graduation Ceremony

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 8:00am 6/7/2018 at 8:00am
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Why must America’s national anthem be made a subject of controversy?

The Daily Caller reports:

California College Spikes National Anthem from Graduation Ceremony

A California college stopped playing the national anthem...

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Enrollment at Mizzou Has Plunged in Last Two Years

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/6/2018 at 12:00pm

The University of Missouri has never recovered from the campus protests a few years ago. Most of this is on them, as they did little to fix the problem.

The College Fix reports:

Mizzou has lost a third of freshmen in two years – even after enrollment jump this fall

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Cal Poly Faculty Voting on Resolution Unfair to Conservative Student Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00am 6/6/2018 at 10:00am

Security is an ongoing issue at conservative campus events because of threats from the left. Then schools turn around an charge conservative student groups massive security fees. At this school, the faculty may cap the amount that the school will provide.

Campus Reform reports:

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Spontaneous Free Speech Restricted by Policy at Coastal Carolina University

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 8:00am 6/6/2018 at 8:00am

The school says it supports free speech but requires planning and filing the appropriate paperwork to enjoy it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Code Yellow: Coastal Carolina University restricts spontaneous free speech

Coastal Carolina University, a public college in Conway, S.C., holds a yellow light rating, according...

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Harvard Raises Student Activities Fee From $75 to $200

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/5/2018 at 2:00pm
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The $70,000 annual tuition doesn’t cover that? Also, It’s very hard to opt out of paying the fee.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard forces students to pay $125 more in hard-to-avoid activities fee

It’s not cheap to attend Harvard. Published tuition, room, board and fees total nearly $70,000 a year, before the expected cost...

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Colleges Host Summer Workshops on Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/5/2018 at 12:00pm

This is how left wing concepts eventually go mainstream.

The Daily Caller reports:

School’s Out But Microaggressions Workshops Are Still in

School is out for many U.S. colleges and universities, but the institutions are still hosting microaggression workshops over the summer.

While no longer holding classes, schools from Massachusetts to California are still hosting social...

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Arizona State Now Offering Degrees in ‘Social Justice and Human Rights’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00am 6/5/2018 at 10:00am

This is an easy way to end up in debt with no job prospects.

Campus Reform reports:

ASU touts prospect of ‘green’ jobs for social justice majors

Arizona State University is offering students a chance to obtain a Bachelor’s or Masters degree in “Social Justice and Human Rights.”

According to the university’s website, the bachelor’s...

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Vanderbilt U. Medical Center Lets Go of Trump Twitter Lawsuit ‘Winner’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 4, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/4/2018 at 12:00pm
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The school says they dismissed him over performance issues. Maybe he should have focused more on his official duties.

The College Fix reports:

Trump Twitter lawsuit ‘winner’ officially let go from Vanderbilt U. Medical Center

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Transgender Handouts at UMass Examine ‘Gender-Normative Privilege’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 4, 2018 at 10:00am 6/4/2018 at 10:00am

Does anyone outside of this academic field use these terms or even know what they mean?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Transgender handouts’ examine ‘Gender-Normative Privilege’

The Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst is offering informational handouts to guide students through topics such as “Gender-Normative Privilege.”

The Stonewall Center, which is the “LGBTQIA+ Resource...

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Marquette University Offers Guide to ‘Undocumented Student Terminology’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00am 6/4/2018 at 8:00am
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In other words, this issue must be talked about in a way that pleases the left.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Marquette University publishes guide to ‘Undocumented Student Terminology’

A Jesuit university in Wisconsin has published a language...

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Student Activists Lose Battle to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From Hofstra

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1:30pm 6/3/2018 at 1:30pm
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The school considered the arguments from both sides and decided to keep Jefferson. Good for them.

The Washington Examiner reports:

After extensive debate, Hofstra University to keep Thomas Jefferson statue

More than a month after a statue of Thomas Jefferson was vandalized at Hofstra University and an extensive campaign to remove it from campus,...

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