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Student Senate Member at Ohio U. Arrested for Reporting False Threats

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 8:00am 10/11/2018 at 8:00am

She claimed she was getting messages which included death threats. She failed to mention that the messages were from herself.

The Post Athens reports:

Ohio University Student Senate member who claimed to have received death threats arrested for making false alarms

Anna Ayers, commissioner of the Ohio University Student Senate Appropriations Commission, was arrested...

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Poll Finds Public Confidence in Higher Education is Dropping

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/10/2018 at 12:00pm

The more the public is exposed to what’s really happening on college campuses today, the less they like.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Falling Confidence in Higher Ed

Just under half (48 percent) of American adults have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education, according to an analysis being released...

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Susan Rice’s Pro-Kavanaugh Son Allegedly Assaulted on Stanford Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11:00am 10/10/2018 at 11:00am
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U. Minnesota Scholar Claims Capitalism Must Be Destroyed to Save the Planet

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

Isn’t it fascinating how this is the solution for so many of the left’s favorite causes?

The College Fix reports:

U. Minnesota scholar: Capitalism must be ‘systematically dismantled’ to save planet

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently came out with a report on the “seriously alarming” situation in...

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Student Spends $12,000 Defending Himself Over Incident He Says Was Consensual

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 8:00am 10/10/2018 at 8:00am

If you’re a student who is already struggling to pay tuition, a situation like this could derail your entire life.

Robby Soave reports at Reason:

Two Students Hooked Up. It Was Clearly Consensual. He Still Spent $12,000 Defending Himself.

James, a freshman at the University of California-Davis, was on his way to math class...

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U. Washington Students Create Website for Anonymous Sexual Assault Accusations Against Men

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/9/2018 at 3:00pm

This is clearly where the left wants to go now. They don’t believe in due process.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

DEFAMATION? Website Names Men Anonymously Accused Of Sexual Assault

A website created by University of Washington students allows users to anonymously post the names of men who have allegedly committed sexual...

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Pro-Kavanaugh Flyers Torn Down at U. Cincinnati

https://youtu.be/AiCsAyc9F44
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/9/2018 at 1:00pm
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This is apparently going to be a new thing on campus. Left wing students won’t allow anything pro-Kavanaugh.

Campus Reform reports:

Kavanaugh flyers torn down, students threatened with violence

Students from the Young Americans for Freedom organization (UC YAF) posted fliers around the University of Cincinnati campus in support of then-Supreme Court justice nominee...

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U Penn Fraternities Can Be Fined $500 For ‘Insensitive Messages’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:00am 10/9/2018 at 10:00am

Who gets to decide what’s considered insensitive?

The College Fix reports:

Fraternities at Penn can be fined $500 for ‘insensitive messages’

The Interfraternity Council at the University of Pennsylvania can fine fraternities up to $500 for “citizenship violations” that amount to “discrimination or hate against another group,” according to guidelines spelled out in...

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Some Companies Now Trying to Attract Workers With Offers to Pay Student Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 8, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/8/2018 at 2:00pm

This is a win win. If a company can afford to do this to attract better workers, more power to them.

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Debt is so Massive Companies Are Using it to Lure New Workers

Companies competing with each other in a tight labor market are using student loan debt to...

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Scholars Worry Justice Kavanaugh Could Undermine Diversity on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/8/2018 at 12:00pm

This is all some people in academia cares about. It’s more important than serious scholarship.

Campus Reform reports:

Scholars: Kavanaugh ‘could undermine diversity on college campuses’

A law professor and scholar at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin co-wrote an article on Tuesday insisting that then-Supreme...

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Harvard’s Kennedy School to Begin ‘Unconscious Bias and Micro-Messaging’ Training

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 8, 2018 at 10:00am 10/8/2018 at 10:00am

The Kennedy School is the university’s school of government. Does everyone see where this is going?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard Kennedy School to undertake ‘unconscious bias and micro-messaging’ training

The Harvard Kennedy School will begin training its senior administrators in “unconscious bias” and “micro-messaging” due to it being accused of lacking sufficient diversity.

The...

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Four Profs at John Jay College Under Investigation for Allegedly Running Drugs and Sex Ring

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 1:30pm 10/7/2018 at 1:30pm

This is a shocking allegation. How could something like this operate on a college campus?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Professors under investigation for sex-fueled campus drug ring

Four professors from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York have been placed on paid leave as they are investigated on allegations of dealing drugs...

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Pro-Communism Group at UT Austin Doxxes Pro-Kavanaugh Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 11:30am 10/7/2018 at 11:30am

The left’s increasing use of this tactic is going to backfire on them at some point.

Campus Reform reports:

Communism sympathizers post numbers, jobs of pro-Kavanaugh protesters

Communism sympathizers at the University of Texas-Austin posted on Wednesday the phone numbers, emails, jobs, and other inform...

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Georgetown Prof Who Called for Republican Deaths Placed on ‘Research Leave’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 9:30am 10/7/2018 at 9:30am

She got off easy. In a sane world, she would have been dismissed.

The College Fix reports:

Professor who called for Republican deaths placed on ‘research leave’

The Georgetown University professor who tweeted for the deaths and castrations of Senate Republicans during the height of the Brett Kavanaugh controversy has been placed on a...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Campus Chaos Has Come to Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 3:30pm 10/6/2018 at 3:30pm

This is a point I have also been making lately. The left wing insanity we have been documenting on college campuses for years has now infected our politics at the highest levels.

Hanson writes at National Review:

Campus Chaos Has Come to Congress

The polarizing atmosphere of...

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Brooklyn College Prof Faces Demands for Resignation After Defending Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 12:30pm 10/6/2018 at 12:30pm

The professor had to know this would set off a firestorm, but if you read below, you will understand his point.

The Washington Times reports:

Brooklyn College professor under fire for blog post defending K...

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Diversity-Related Staffers at UT Austin Cost School $9.5 Million a Year

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:30am 10/6/2018 at 10:30am

How many students could be provided with “free” tuition for that kind of money?

The College Fix reports:

At UT Austin, diversity-related staffers cost $9.5M annually

The University of Texas at Austin employed more than 100 diversity-related employees that cost about $9.5 million in salaries and benefits, according to a College Fix analysis of...

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