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College Republicans at Columbia Allege Discrimination Over Dennis Prager Talk

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 10:00am 4/11/2018 at 10:00am

Prager is set to do an event at the school and suddenly, organizers are told there’s a problem with live streaming it.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia Republicans allege discrimination ahead of Prager talk

The Columbia University College Republicans (CUCR) is accusing the school of trying to “silence” Dennis Prager’s upcoming talk by imposing a...

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Editor of Student Newspaper Fired After Tearing Down Pro-Gun Flyers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 8:00am 4/11/2018 at 8:00am

This student obviously has a real future in liberal media. She’ll fit right in.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Student newspaper editor fired after tearing down pro-gun flyers

The Young Americans for Liberty at University of Toledo hosted a pro-gun event last week amid a protest.

On April 4, Larry Pratt, executive director emeritus of Gun...

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Wake Forest Religion Prof Thinks Believing in God is Illogical and Immoral

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/10/2018 at 12:00pm

This is what happens when progressives get involved in religion. They end up spending all their time trying to debunk it.

The Daily Caller reports:

Religion Prof Thinks Believing In God Is Illogical And Immoral

A Wake Forest University religion professor thinks it is not just illogical to believe in God, but also immoral,...

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Harvard Clubs to Sue University Over Single-Sex Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 10:00am 4/10/2018 at 10:00am
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I don’t blame these students for suing. Shouldn’t they have the freedom to make these decisions on their own?

The College Fix reports:

After single-sex group ban, Harvard clubs prepare to sue the university

A “coalition of fraternities and final clubs” will sue Harvard for placing sanctions on single-sex organizations, a policy that has...

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Christianity Under Fire at Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 9:00am 4/10/2018 at 9:00am
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An Evangelical Christian group at Harvard recently dismissed its student leader when she revealed that she is in a same sex relationship. For this, the group has been branded discriminatory. For merely holding true to their faith, these students have now seen their group defunded.

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NYU Prof Claims Trigger Warnings Are ‘Imperative’ to Learning

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 8:00am 4/10/2018 at 8:00am

Five years ago, the term ‘trigger warnings’ didn’t exist. Now they’re imperative to learning.

Campus Reform reports:

Feminist prof says trigger warnings ‘imperative’ for learning

A self-described “feminist” professor at New York University is urging colleagues to use trigger warnings in...

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Yale Law Creating ‘Hillary Rodham Clinton Fund for the Public Interest’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 9, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/9/2018 at 12:00pm

While Trump gets protested on college campuses, Hillary gets honored by the Ivy League.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Yale Law School to create the ‘Hillary Rodham Clinton Fund for the Public Interest’

Only a couple of weeks after former 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton offended millions of Americans by calling Trump voters “backwards,”...

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U. Wisconsin-La Crosse Hiring Psychologist to Treat Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 9, 2018 at 10:30am 4/9/2018 at 10:30am

As you read this, remember that just a few years ago, people didn’t even know what microggressions were.

Campus Reform reports:

University hiring psychologist to treat ‘microaggressions’

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse will soon hire a licensed psychologist to help students cope with with issues such as “microaggressions” and “bias incidents.”

The new Counselor/Psychologist...

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College Republicans Organize Pro-Second Amendment Events

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 9, 2018 at 8:00am 4/9/2018 at 8:00am
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This is being done in response to the March for Our Lives event. Good for these students.

The College Fix reports:

On heels of March for Our Lives, College Republicans host pro-Second Amendment events

Several chapters of College Republicans around the country will host events to educate students about the Second Amendment and gun...

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U. Illinois Student Govt Impeaches Student Leader for Being Conservative

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/8/2018 at 1:30pm

The left does not want to debate ideas. They want to criminalize their opposition.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Student gov impeaches student for conservative views

The University of Illinois Student Government voted Wednesday to impeach a conservative student based primarily on his political activity.

Andrew Minik, president of Turning Point USA at the University of...

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Emporia State Students Want Professors to Add ‘Diversity Statement’ to Syllabi

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 11:30am 4/8/2018 at 11:30am

Diversity is now the holiest sacrament of academia. Except for intellectual diversity, of course.

The College Fix reports:

Emporia State students demand profs add ‘diversity statement’ to syllabi

Students at Emporia State University in Kansas showed up at the college’s Faculty Senate meeting this past Tuesday to dem...

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Early-Decision College Admissions Now Being Investigated by the Justice Department

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 9:30am 4/8/2018 at 9:30am
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This is an interesting development. Apparently, something about the process may violate antitrust laws.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Justice Department Investigates Early-Decision Admissions

The Justice Department has started an investigation into whether some colleges’ early-decision admissions programs violate federal antitrust laws through agreements among institutions or through the sharing of information about accepted applicants.

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College Republicans at Columbia Allege Discrimination and Fight Back

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 1:30pm 4/7/2018 at 1:30pm

Can you even imagine what life must be like for a Republican at Columbia?

The College Fix reports:

Columbia has discriminated against the College Republicans all year. They are done being nice.

The College Republicans are done being singled out for discrimination by Columbia University.

They went public with a year of grievances against the...

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Democratic Socialists at Stony Brook U. Demand Campus Police Disarm

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:30am 4/7/2018 at 11:30am
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This is so dumb. If there was an attack on the school, who would defend the students?

The Daily Caller reports:

Democratic Socialist Students Demand Campus Police Disarm

Democratic socialist students at a New York university are demanding that campus police disarm, according to a Thursday report.

Stony Brook University’s Young Democratic Socialists of America...

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Howard University Students End Building Occupation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 9:30am 4/7/2018 at 9:30am
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I wrote a full post about this a few days ago. It seems the protest has finally ended.

The Washington Post reports:

Howard University students end occupation of administration building

Howard University students and officials announced an end Friday to a lengthy occupation of the administration building at the historically black college, a student...

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Battle of the Sexes Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 8:00am 4/7/2018 at 8:00am
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What’s happening on campus isn’t so much a battle as it is just a trashing of men.

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Student Govt at Virginia Tech Labels Conservative Events “Discriminatory Incidents”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 6, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/6/2018 at 12:00pm

The strategy here is very simple. Labeling conservative events as discriminatory makes them easier to shut down.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov labels conservative events ‘discriminatory incidents’

A recent resolution introduced by the Virginia Tech Student Government Association argues that talks delivered by popular conservative figures constitute “discriminatory incidents” on campus.

According to a copy...

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