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UNC: School Should Decide How to Treat Sexual Assault Records

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:00am 8/28/2019 at 10:00am
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The University of North Carolina is seeking to overturn a decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals that ruled the school must release details on how the school disciplined students “found responsible for rape or sexual assault.”

From WRAL.com:

The case stems from a November 2016 lawsuit filed by a coalition of...

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UT-Austin Professor Calls Trump and His Supporters Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8:00am 8/28/2019 at 8:00am

I know Mike has chronicled professors calling President Donald Trump a Nazi along with his supporters. Guess nothing has changed because a UT-Austin professor has gone off on Trump and his supporters on Twitter.

Campus Reform published its article on Monday. The professor still has a Twitter account so I added new...

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College Board Revamps SAT ‘Adversity Score’, Admits it Was a Mistake

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 7:00am 8/28/2019 at 7:00am
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The College Board, which administers the SAT college entrance exam, is revamping the so-called “adversity score.” The score was given to colleges but unseen by applicants and effectively reduced the experience of an applicant to a single socioeconomic designation.

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Hillary Clinton Will Launch University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/27/2019 at 12:00pm
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Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will help launch a series at the University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center. The center’s goal is to serve “...

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North Dakota Court Dismisses Title IX Lawsuit Over U. North Dakota Cutting Women’s Ice Hockey

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10:00am 8/27/2019 at 10:00am
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A federal district court in North Dakota dismissed a lawsuit brought on by eleven former female hockey players at the University of North Dakota after the university cut the program.

They claim the school violated Title IX, which states that universities must offer equal sports across the board. From The National...

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Yale Professor Rejects Evolution, Argues Anti-Religious People Cannot Brush Aside Intelligent Design

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8:00am 8/27/2019 at 8:00am
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Yale University Professor David Gelernter has rejected the theory of evolution, which is the dominant theory to explain life on earth. However, Gelernter advised people should not push aside intelligent design, which believes God is the power behind all the changes and movement in nature.

Important to note that Gelernter does not...

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U. Michigan Social Justice Class Described as ‘Straightforward Political Indoctrination’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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The University of Michigan offers a course called Social Justice, Identity, Diversity and Community, which wants to “examine the possibilities for building community across race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and religion as students explore their own racial and other social group identities.”

Students can take this course to fufill “a required seminar...

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UMKC Fires Another Prominent Pharmacy Professor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:00am 8/26/2019 at 10:00am

The University of Missouri-Kansas dismissed another top-tier pharmacy teacher months after the dismissal of another. From UMKC.edu:

According to The Kansas City Star, UMKC fired Dr. Anil Kumar following his review by the 10-person UMKC Campus Faculty Committee on Tenure.

The university has refused to comment on the circumstances surrounding his review, citing...

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CNN’s Stelter: I didn’t hear my guest say Trump responsible for more deaths than Hitler, Stalin, Mao

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 9:00am 8/26/2019 at 9:00am
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Dr. Allen Francis, the former chairman of the Psychiatry Department at Duke University, claimed that President Donald Trump “may be more responsible for many more million deaths” that Hitler, Stalin, and Mao.

He said these comments to Brian Stetler on CNN’s Reliable Sources. Stetler did...

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North Carolina State Student Wants School to Ban Pro-Trump Booths From Welcome Week

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 8:00am 8/26/2019 at 8:00am

Cat Cobb, a student at North Carolina State University, wants the school to ban pro-Trump booths from the Packapalooza Festival, which takes place during the Wolfpack Welcome Week.

In her Technician column, Cobb claimed that allowing pro-Trump booths “violates the very principles...

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Welcome to the Asylum – ‘Campusland’ by Scott Johnston (Review)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/25/2019 at 5:00pm

Sometimes someone writes something that you wish you yourself had written.

A few weeks ago I had just put the finishing touches on my new novel, Nevergreen, a “high-spirited, richly imagined” campus satire that is both “smart and hilarious” (IMHO), when I learned that debut novelist Scott Johnston was a week away...

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Speech First Wants College Students to Share How Speech is Handled on Their Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 1:30pm 8/25/2019 at 1:30pm

The organization Speech First started a social media campaign to encourage students to record and share how their university handles speech.

From Campus Reform:

The organization is encouraging students who see attempts to censor viewpoints on campus to snap a picture of the situation or policy, post it to Instagram with the hashtag...

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Veteran Receives Degree From U. Louisville After He had to Leave 40 Years Ago

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 11:30am 8/25/2019 at 11:30am
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This is a touching story. The University of Louisville gave veteran Larry McKillip, 74, his associates degree 40 years after he had to drop off to care for his sick mother. I dare you to read this and not cry.

McKillip used the GI Bill to attend the university after Vietnam. He...

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Rapper Lil Uzi Vert Promises to Pay Temple Student’s Tuition if He Finishes School

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 9:30am 8/25/2019 at 9:30am
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When Raheel Ahmad saw rapper Lil Uzi Vert in a department store he took a chance and asked him to pay for his $90,000 tuition at Temple University. Lil Uzi Vert agreed on a few conditions. From The Blast:

“Uzi, what’s good, brah?” The fan called out to the artist as he...

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NYT’s ‘1619’ Series Cites Cornell Scholar Whose Economic Research On Slavery Has Been Disputed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 1:30pm 8/24/2019 at 1:30pm
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In its “1619” series, the New York Times cited a Cornell scholar whose economic research on slavery has been disputed.

From The College Fix:

In an October 2016 paper, scholars Alan Olmstead of the University of California Davis and Paul Rhode of the University of Michigan harshly criticized the research of Cornell’s Edward Baptist...

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Vanderbilt Unveils Missing Flag That Flew Behind MLK, RFK Speeches

https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/2019/08/23/vanderbilt-university-discovers-huge-historic-flag-campus-basement/2099494001/
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11:30am 8/24/2019 at 11:30am
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How cool is this? Vanderbilt University found a flag missing for years that served as the backdrop during MLK and RFK speeches. From The Tennessean:

More than 50 Reserve Officers Training Corps staff and students gathered in the Library Lawn at Vanderbilt University to unfold a 150 foot American flag.

The flag once...

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Iowa College Professor Resigns After Backlash From ‘I am Antifa’ Declaration

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 9:30am 8/24/2019 at 9:30am

Kirkwood Community College Professor Jeff Klinzman resigned after the school decided to remove him after he told a local news outlet, “I am Antifa.”

From Campus Reform:

Kirkwood Community College President Lori Sundberg released a statement Friday saying that the college accepted Jeff Klinzman’s resignation, according to a press release obtained by Campus...

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