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Betsy DeVos Announces Mobile App for Student Aid Requests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:30am 12/1/2017 at 10:30am
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Betsy DeVos is bringing student loans into the 21st century. At least, the process of getting them through technology.

The Daily Caller reports:

DeVos Announces Mobile App For Student Aid Requests

Applying for federal student financial aid on a smartphone will soon be a reality, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Tuesday.

DeVos explained that she...

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Campus Newspaper Editorial Tells White Students “Your DNA is an Abomination”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/30/2017 at 4:00pm
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Texas State University’s campus newspaper is under fire for publishing an op-ed by student Rudy Martinez who claims he hates white people and looks forward to their extermination.

Lauren Cooley reports at the Washington Examiner:

Campus newspaper editorial: ‘Your [white] DNA is an abomination’

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Santa Monica College Adding Social Justice Center to Computer Lab

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/30/2017 at 1:30pm

Which use of this building will serve students better after graduating? A computer lab or a social justice center?

Campus Reform reports:

College spending $60k to turn computer lab into ‘safe space’

Santa Monica College will move forward with a plan to transform a popular computer lab into a social justice center despite a...

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Anthony Scaramucci Resigns from Tufts U. Advisory Board After Student Op-Ed

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This happened so fast that I didn’t even know he was working for Tufts. The guy goes through jobs pretty fast.

The Daily Caller reported:

Scaramucci Resigns From Tufts University Advisory Board After Student Op-Ed

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci resigned Tuesday from his post at Tufts University after threatening to sue...

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Students at Brown University to be Allowed to ‘Self-Identify’ as Persons of Color

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Does this mean white students could identify as black on school and loan applications? That could create some problems.

The College Fix reports:

Brown University to allow students to ‘self-identify’ as persons of color

Brown University is implementing a change to its graduate school application that will allow applicants to “self-identify” as persons of...

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Art Exhibit at John Jay College Features Works by Gitmo Detainees

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/29/2017 at 1:30pm

Who looks at proposal for something like this and thinks it’s a good idea?

The Washington Times reports:

John Jay College art exhibit features works by Guantanamo detainees

An exhibit at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City featuring various artworks by current and former Guantanamo Bay detainees has reportedly forced...

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San Diego State Prof Tells Students Trump is a Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 10:30am 11/29/2017 at 10:30am
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The election of Trump really brought the far left partisanship of academia out into the open.

The College Fix reports:

Professor tells students Trump is a racist

San Diego State University history Professor Pablo Ben told a room full of students recently that President Donald Trump is a “racist.”

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James Madison U. Offers Course on Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7:30am 11/29/2017 at 7:30am

This is just the beginning. Give academia a few years and there will be departments devoted to this.

The Washington Examiner reports:

James Madison University offers Black Lives Matter course

James Madison University is now offering a Black Lives Matter course as part of the Women’s and Gender Studies department’s upcoming Spring 2018 curriculum.

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Book by Fordham University Prof Connects Christianity to Racism in America

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/28/2017 at 1:30pm

Attacking the faith of Christians and trying to tie Christianity to the ills of America is such a tired trope.

Campus Reform reports:

Theology prof writes book connecting Christianity to racism

Fordham University last week touted a new book that examines the connection between “Christianity, racism, and religious diversity in America.”

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Evergreen State Employee Quits Alleging School Spent State Money Illegally

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10:30am 11/28/2017 at 10:30am
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The employee is making serious allegations here. As if this school didn’t already have enough problems.

The College Fix reports:

Veteran Evergreen State employee resigns in disgust, citing illegal spending of state money

Evergreen State College has drawn harsh scrutiny this year for racial activism against two white professors, but it’s also hiding financial...

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UVA Becomes Latest Target of ‘White Student Union’ Hoax

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A few years ago, several schools were hit with a similar hoax that caused uproars on campus.

The Daily Caller reports:

‘White Student Union’ Hoax Targets UVA

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Duke University Prof Under Fire for Banning Student Journalists from Class

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/27/2017 at 1:30pm

When student journalists caught wind of this, what do you think they did?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Duke University class syllabus bans student journalists from enrolling

A professor at Duke University found herself in hot water after the editor-in-chief of the school’s student newspaper, The Chronicle, questioned a controversial policy listed on her...

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Prof Claims There Are Few Liberal Havens in Academia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 10:30am 11/27/2017 at 10:30am

The entire field of academia is a liberal haven. What is this professor thinking?

Campus Reform reported:

Prof complains there are ‘few liberal havens’ in academia

An anonymous professor insists that contrary to their reputation as “liberal ‘havens,’” college campuses are actually hotbeds of “institutional racism.”

The anonymous professor, who describes herself as “a black...

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Penn Settles Title IX Lawsuit With Male Student After Judge OKs Gender Bias Claim

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:30am 11/27/2017 at 7:30am
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The accused student claimed that the school’s investigation was biased against him for being male and a judge agreed.

The College Fix reports:

Penn settles Title IX suit by male student after judge approves ‘gender bias’ claims in rape investigation

The University of Pennsylvania is paying an undisclosed price for allegedly training its Title...

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Education Dept. Changing Approach to Civil Rights Investigations

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 11:00am 11/26/2017 at 11:00am
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The Obama administration expanded investigations, looking for systemic problems. Under Betsy DeVos, investigations will be limited to specific cases.

FOX News reports:

Education Department considers narrowing civil rights work

The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a...

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Columbia Student Paper Refuses to Publish Article About Antifa Harassing Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 9:00am 11/26/2017 at 9:00am

College Republicans at Columbia are being targeted by Antifa in dangerous ways. You would think the student paper might find that newsworthy.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia newspaper refuses to publish Republican op-ed

The Columbia University student newspaper has declined to publish an op-ed written by Ari Boosalis, the president of the school’s College...

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Over 500 Berkeley Students Have Applied for Food Stamps Since January

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 12:30pm 11/25/2017 at 12:30pm
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In the 90’s, I knew lots of students who lived on ramen noodles and microwave burritos. None of them were on food stamps.

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