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Over 30 Students Suspended at Syracuse U. for Occupying Administrative Building

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 8:00am 2/19/2020 at 8:00am

It’s amazing that these students are suffering real consequences for this. It’s so rare.

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse U. suspends over 30 students for occupation of administrative offices

Syracuse University put over 30 students on “interim suspension” early Tuesday morning due to their occupation of an administrative building.

The students, representing #NotAgainSU, refused to...

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Under financial stress, Oberlin College seeks to end unionized custodial and dining hall services

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcr005iK2wY
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 5:01pm 2/18/2020 at 5:01pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcr005iK2wY

Oberlin College has been under financial stress for a number of years, in part the result of problems filling incoming classes. for the tuition-dependent school. There have been cutbacks in many areas of the campus, including faculty.

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Extinction Rebellion Ruins a Lawn at Trinity College, Cambridge, to Protest Fossil Fuels

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/18/2020 at 12:00pm

Nothing shows you care about the environment like destroying a green space, right?

The Daily Caller reports:

Environmental Protestors Dig Up College Lawn To Protest Fossil Fuels

An international organization of environmental...

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VIDEO: Student Protesters Throw Tantrum When Gun Rights Activist Visits Ohio University

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:00am 2/18/2020 at 10:00am

The video below has to be seen to be believed. Children in elementary school display better behavior than these college students.

WKYC News reports:

Gun rights advocate Kaitlin Bennett says she faced ‘riot’ at Ohio University, wants President Trump to strip school’s funding

Gun rights activist and social media personality Kaitlin Bennett received a...

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Over 50 Students Join Lawsuit Against Concordia University in Portland, Oregon

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:00am 2/18/2020 at 8:00am

Concordia has announced it is closing this spring. The students are suing because they claim they would not have paid tuition of they knew the school was in trouble.

KGW8 News reports:

More than 50 students join lawsuit against Concordia University

Many students are left wondering what their next step for their education is...

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Largest Union at University of California Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cszJjVaQYho
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/17/2020 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cszJjVaQYho

No surprises here. Bernie is a big hit on progressive college campuses.

The Times of San Diego reports:

University of California’s Largest Union Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

AFSCME 3299 represents 26,000 service and patient care workers at the University of California, and is comprised mostly of women and people of color who are...

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NYU Prof Allegedly Founded Anarchist Group Behind Recent Protest of NYC Subways

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 17, 2020 at 10:00am 2/17/2020 at 10:00am

What good comes from an action like this? It just seems destructive.

The New York Post reported:

NYU professor founded anarchist group that attacked subways last month

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First Official Campus Coven of Witches Launched at Kent State University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 17, 2020 at 8:00am 2/17/2020 at 8:00am

This group will probably have the most interesting Halloween party on campus.

Kent Wired reports:

Witches on campus, Black Squirrel Coven starting up

Interested in the practice of magick, witchcraft, or just being a part of a group of open-minded individuals? This semester marks the first that Black Squirrel Coven has been on Kent...

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Pro-Life Group Scores Major Legal Win Against California State San Marcos

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 5:00pm 2/16/2020 at 5:00pm

This group called out the school over an apparent double standard and won big.

Freedom Journal reports:

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Harvard Prof Cornel West Calls Trump a ‘Neo-Fascist Gangster’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 11:30am 2/16/2020 at 11:30am

Sounds like someone might have a case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard prof calls Trump a ‘neo-fascist gangster’

Harvard philosophy professor Cornel West referred to President Donald Trump as a “neo-fascist gangster” at a campaign rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday night in New Hampshire.

The professor who has publicly endorsed Sanders...

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Counselors at Brigham Young U. Offer Students Safe Space Over Racist Online Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 9:30am 2/16/2020 at 9:30am

Someone said mean, hateful things on the internet? How did this happen?

The College Fix reports:

Counselors at BYU offer a ‘safe space’ to those affected by anonymous ‘racist’ comments

The Counseling and Psychological Services at Brigham Young University yesterday offered a “safe space” to students and community members who were affected by “racist”...

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To Dox The Store Clerk or Not, That Remains The Question In Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:00pm 2/15/2020 at 9:00pm

All has been quiet lately on the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College front. The case is on appeal, with a short remand to the trial court to memorialize certain oral trial rulings so that the record is complete for appeal.

As we documented previously, there is ancillary litigation in the trial court...

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Protesters from ‘Divest Harvard’ Occupy University Hall

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1:30pm 2/15/2020 at 1:30pm

This is the group that has been trying to get Harvard to divest from fossil fuels.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Divest Harvard Protesters Occupy University Hall

Protesters from Divest Harvard occupied University Hall Thursday afternoon as part of a rally held in celebration of the National Day of Divestment.

Protesters remained in the building for...

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UC Santa Cruz Grad Students Arrested While Blocking Street During Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:30am 2/15/2020 at 11:30am

The students are on strike for higher pay. Blocking roads won’t win them any friends.

Campus Reform reports:

17 arrested as grad students block roadways, withhold grades in months-long strike

Graduate students at the University of California-Santa Cruz who are still refusing...

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Student Govt. at U. Illinois Approves Anti-Israel, Anti-ICE Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:30am 2/15/2020 at 9:30am

The campus left has become so predictable. What do resolutions such as these actually accomplish?

The College Fix reports:

University of Illinois student government approves anti-Israel, anti-ICE resolution

Backed by half the student senate’s leadership committee, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s student government approved a resolution dem...

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Diversity and Inclusion Week in Higher Education

https://twitter.com/yaf/status/1227667993917870080
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 8:00am 2/15/2020 at 8:00am
https://twitter.com/yaf/status/1227667993917870080

The constant effort to celebrate diversity and inclusion on campus hit a snag at one school this week.

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U. Virginia Clarifies That Student Multicultural Center is for All Members of the Community

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/14/2020 at 12:00pm

The school had to do this after a student complained that there were too many white people in the center.

The Cavalier Daily reports:

U.Va. clarifies that the Multicultural Student Center is open to all members of the University community following calls of ‘racial intolerance’

The University released a statement on social media Wednesday...

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