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Ex-Auburn Softball Player Alleges Abuse, Sexual Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 7:30am 8/28/2017 at 7:30am
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ESPN reported that a former softball player Auburn University alleged abuse, sexual harassment, and cover-up by administration officials in a 14-page complaint to school officials and Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. ESPN

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Berkeley College Republicans Crash Anti-Conservative Group Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 3:00pm 8/27/2017 at 3:00pm
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Progressive activist group “By Any Means Necessary” (BAMN) decided to ban the College Republicans at the University of California, Berkeley, from a meeting to plan protests against the alt-right. Pretty ironic that they wanted to plan a protest against fascists and then deny a group entrance.

The College Republicans did not sit...

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Scaramucci to Speak at Liberty University in November

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Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, the man who caused a furor in his short 10 day post with his off the wall comments, will speak at Liberty University in November. From The News & Advance:

Scaramucci did not confirm an exact date for...

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U. Nebraska-Lincoln Profs Harass President of Turning Point on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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Turning Point USA, founded by conservative activist Charlie Kirk, is an organization aimed at teaching students about “fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited governments.” Well, the president of the organization’s chapter at University of Nebraska-Lincoln received harassment as she recruited students on campus.

Worst part? PROFESSORS participated in the harassment. From ...

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U. Illinois Will Stop Using ‘War Chant’ at Illini Events

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The University of Illinois has decided to stop using its iconic “War Chant” music at sporting events. From The News-Gazette:

Athletic spokesman Kent Brown confirmed the decision today after several UI students said they were told to stop playing the drum chant at Thursday’s Illini soccer match by a representative of the...

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Marquette University Sued by Former Student Over Sexual Assault Report

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A former student has sued Marquette University over the way the school handled her report of sexual assault in 2014. From The Journal Sentinel:

The Illinois woman, identified only as “Jane Doe,” says the other student, identified only as KW, ignored her repeated rejections of his increasingly crude sexual advances. But on...

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There Goes The Robert E. Lee Week In Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 8:30am 8/26/2017 at 8:30am
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Before ESPN pulled Asian-American Robert Lee from a U.Va broadcast because his name was too similar to Robert E. Lee, USC came under fire for its mascot’s name being...

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Scottish NYU Student Describes the Shock of Seeing the ‘Stifling of Free Speech’ on Campus

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Madeleine Kearns from Glasgow, Scotland, decided to study journalism at NYU. She received a shock when she arrived on campus and found the “stifling of free speech” and different pronouns a person can be called.

She detailed her experience in The Spectator:

As a child in Glasgow, I learned that sticks and stones...

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U. South Carolina Offers 18-Week Training Program in Social Justice Activism

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The University of South Carolina offers its students a free 18-week training program in social justice.

From Campus Reform:

The University of South Carolina recently launched a semester-long “Social Justice Program” to train student activists to “combat bias.”

The school put out a call for applications earlier this month, noting that the goal is...

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U. Colorado Regents Back Requirement on Constitution Course

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 7:30am 8/25/2017 at 7:30am

The University of Colorado have five members of its Board of Regents that back a requirement for the students to take a class on the Constitution. From Campus Reform:

According to The Daily Camera, five regents gathered during the board’s University Affairs Committee meeting to discuss the possible addition, which, if approved,...

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Comey Accepts Lecture Post at Howard University

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/24/2017 at 1:30pm

Former FBI Director James Comey has accepted a lecture post at Howard University, where he will also deliver the school’s keynote speech to incoming students. From The Washington Post:

Comey, whom President Trump fired in May, will welcome the incoming class of 2021 at the convocation on Sept. 22. He has also...

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Clemson U. Prof Claims ‘All Republicans are Racist Scum’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 7:30am 8/24/2017 at 7:30am
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Clemson University professor Bart Knijnenberg went on a Facebook rant against Republicans, claiming that all Republicans are racist scum. He continues his rants, which include endorsing violence. From Campus Reform:

“All trump supporters, nay, all Republicans, are racist scum,” Assistant Professor of Human-Centered Computing Bart Knijnenburg wrote in a recent Facebook post.

“All...

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Clark University Prof Criticizes ‘Militarized Patriotism’ at Sporting Events

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A feminist professor at Clark University penned an op-ed to express her hatred of “militarized patriotism” at sporting events. From Campus Reform:

Cynthia Enloe, a research professor at Clark University, wrote in a recent article for the University of California Press that she worries she may be “complicit” in the “insinuation of...

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Clemson RAs Must Have a Commitment to Social Justice

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Clemson University has required future Resident Assistants (RA) to have a complete commitment to social justice. To make sure no one falters in that area, the school requires the RA to receive training in that area. From Campus Reform:

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Lehigh U. Students Petition to Revoke Trump’s Honorary Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7:30am 8/23/2017 at 7:30am
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Just the other day, Liberty University students returned their diplomas to protest the school’s president’s support of President Donald Trump. Now Lehigh University students have signed a petition for the school to revoke Trump’s honorary degree. From CNBC:

A recent graduate’s online petition to rescind President Donald Trump’s honorary degree from Lehigh...

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After Charlottesville, U. of Houston Will Rename Calhoun Lofts

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The administration at the University of Houston has decided to rename the Calhoun Lofts on campus “in the wake of recent events”. The lofts were not specifically named after Vice President John C. Calhoun to begin with.

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Utah Valley U. Under Federal Title IX Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:30am 8/22/2017 at 10:30am
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The federal government has placed Utah Valley University under an investigation for possibly violating Title IX.

From The Daily Herald:

“The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has notified UVU of a complaint against the university. UVU just received notice of the complaint and is reviewing it,” UVU Spokesman Stephen Whyte said in an...

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