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Medical School at Texas Tech to Stop Considering Race in Admissions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/10/2019 at 12:00pm

The Department of Education had a lot to do with this but a recent survey found most Americans agree on this point.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

OCR Tells Med School to Stop Considering Race in Admissions

The U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights is requiring Texas Tech University’s medical school to stop considering...

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Ball State Offers ‘Rape Culture’ Course Students Can Substitute for Other Requirements

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 10:00am 4/10/2019 at 10:00am

This sounds like an option to pick up an “easy A” as they call it.

Campus Reform reports:

Ball State lets students swap traditional classes for #MeToo immersion

Ball State University will offer a 15-credit hour class during the fall 2019 semester, titled “Rape Culture in the Age of #MeToo,” which students can then...

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Senate at U. Minnesota Backs Off Plan to Punish Those Who ‘Misgender’ Others

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 8:00am 4/10/2019 at 8:00am

This is good news, but let’s not dismiss the fact that this almost happened.

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota Senate agrees to back off plan to punish those who misgender others

The University of Minnesota is poised to codify sweeping protection rights for transgender individuals — but the campus community appears OK...

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Actress Felicity Huffman and Others to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/9/2019 at 1:00pm
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In the latest development of the college admissions scandal, actress Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty along with more than a dozen others.

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George Mason U. Students Claim Having Justice Kavanaugh Teach Makes Them Feel Unsafe

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/9/2019 at 12:00pm

Wouldn’t you love to see just one person in authority tell these students to grow up?

The College Fix reports:

Students protest visiting Professor Brett Kavanaugh as threat to ‘mental health’

Some students at George Mason University continue to put pressure on campus leaders to fire U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh from his...

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Seminar at UCLA Compares Communist Dictator Che Guevara to Jesus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 10:00am 4/9/2019 at 10:00am

Leftism is a religion. This is just the latest of many examples.

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA event compares communist dictator Che Guevara to Jesus

The University of California-Los Angeles hosted a seminar Thursday that compared communist dictator Che Guevara to Jesus, with the speaker calling Guevara a “quasi-divine cosmic force” and showing numerous art...

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Stanford Rescinds Admission of Student Involved in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 8:00am 4/9/2019 at 8:00am

Yale was the first school to do this. There will probably be more to come.

FOX News reports:

Stanford University tosses out student involved in admissions bribery scandal

Stanford University has quietly “rescinded admission” for a student who allegedly lied about sailing credentials in her application to the elite school, and then was exposed...

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Retired Law Prof Asks ABA to Censure Law School for Suspending Prof Over Use of ‘N’ Word

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/8/2019 at 12:00pm

This happened at Emory University. The suspended prof used the ‘N’ word in context, while teaching.

The Daily Report has the story:

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Rider U. Schedules ‘Seeing Privilege’ Event at Same Time as Conservative Event Debunking Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 10:00am 4/8/2019 at 10:00am

The Turning Point USA chapter at Rider set up an event to disprove “white privilege.” Not only would the school not promote it, they scheduled a counter event for the same time.

Campus Reform reports:

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Two College Students Allegedly Made $900K Through Fraudulent Apple iPhone Returns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 8:00am 4/8/2019 at 8:00am

What these students are accused of is clearly criminal, but you have to give them points for creativity.

ABC News reports:

Oregon college students busted for making $900,000 in fraudulent Apple iPhone returns, feds say

A pair of Oregon college students from China have been charged in a fraudulent iPhone return scheme that allegedly...

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College Students Occupy Campus Building Demanding ‘Basic Needs’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/7/2019 at 1:30pm

This explains so much about where these students are politically. They want a benevolent Big Brother to take care of them.

Campus Reform reports:

NANNY STATE? Students demand ‘basic needs.’ College caves.

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Rutgers Dedicates Another $20 Million to Diversity Hiring Effort

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 11:30am 4/7/2019 at 11:30am

They have already allocated $20 million for greater diversity, so this brings the total to $40 million.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers pledges another $20 million in diversity hiring funds

Rutgers University has pledged an additional $20 million in funding to hire a diverse faculty, adding to the significant amount of money it has...

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Rice University Students Protest During Visit by Vice President Mike Pence

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:30am 4/7/2019 at 9:30am
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The left is simply incapable of showing any respect for anyone in the Trump administration.

The Houston Chronicle reports:

Rice students protest visit by VP Pence

More than 100 students protested Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Rice University Friday with words and images portraying Pence as bigoted.

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President of Hampshire College Resigns ‘Effective Immediately’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/6/2019 at 1:30pm
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Two members of the board of trustees have already stepped down as well. This will not come to a happy ending.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Hampshire President Quits; Board Votes to Try to Stay Independent

Hampshire College’s president, Miriam E. Nelson, announced Friday that she was leaving her position, effective immediately.

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Washington State Bias Response Team ‘Trains’ Students How to Deal With College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:30am 4/6/2019 at 11:30am

This is classic projection. Last month a conservative student was violently attacked at Berkeley, but the left is trying to paint Republicans as the potentially violent ones.

Campus Reform reports:

WSU teaches students how to handle College Republicans at bias training

Washington State University’s Bias Advisory Response Team planned two de-escalation trainings in late...

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College Student Files Bias Complaint Against Roommate for Watching Ben Shapiro Video

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 9:30am 4/6/2019 at 9:30am
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Can you imagine being this thin skinned and petty? This is a college, not a day care center.

The College Fix reports:

Student files bias complaint against dorm roommate for watching Ben Shapiro video

One evening last September, a Michigan State University student awoke from his nap to see his roommate sitting at his...

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Actions Have Consequences Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 8:00am 4/6/2019 at 8:00am
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Some people have free speech concerns over this incident, but the border patrol officers were accused of being murderers and part of the KKK.

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