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UC Defunds Regent Parties After Report Exposes Extravagance

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 12:00pm 6/4/2017 at 12:00pm

A recent report about expensive parties for regents didn’t sit well with the administration.

The Daily Californian reports:

University defunds regents’ parties, dinners, reversing former policy

The UC Board of Regents will no longer use university funds to pay for board member dinners and parties, as first reported by...

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Harvard Law School’s Choice for New Dean Draws Praise From Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 9:20am 6/4/2017 at 9:20am
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It’s not every day that an academic appointment gets praise from conservatives so this is noteworthy.

The Daily Caller reports:

Conservatives Dig The New Harvard Law School Dean

Harvard Law School named professor John Manning as its new dean Tuesday, soliciting praise from conservative...

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Sonoma State Student Angers Crowd With Anti-Trump, Anti-Police Poem

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 12:30pm 6/3/2017 at 12:30pm
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People have been very patient but are starting to get tired of this stuff. It’s enough already.

The College Fix reports:

Sonoma State student’s anti-cop, anti-Trump commencement poem outrages crowd

A student commencement speaker at Sonoma State University turned what was supposed to be a celebration of accomplishment into a diatribe against President Trump,...

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San Diego State Associate Dean Calls GOP a Terrorist Organization

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10:30am 6/3/2017 at 10:30am
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The school is defending his free speech rights because that’s suddenly very important again for some reason.

The Washington Times reports:

San Diego State associate dean calls GOP an ‘extremist terrorist organization’

San Diego State University is defending an associate dean’s First Amendment rights after he called the GOP a terrorist group on Facebook.

“The...

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Brown University Celebrates ‘Blackalaureate’ 2017

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8:30am 6/3/2017 at 8:30am
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Brown University has apparently been doing this for years. Black students celebrate their graduation in a separate ceremony before participating in the full commencement exercises the next day.

The National Association of Scholars reports:

Blackalaureate 2017 at Brown University: A Photo Essay

Student procession at the 40th Onyx Rites of P...

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Shut it All Down Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 7:30am 6/3/2017 at 7:30am
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Evergreen State College has become the poster child for everything that’s wrong with higher education.

There are no adults in charge.

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Northeastern Illinois U. to Cut 180 Jobs Due to Financial Strain

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/2/2017 at 1:30pm

Northeastern Illinois University has been circling a financial drain for a while but the situation is getting pretty desperate now.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Northeastern Illinois University to cut about 180 jobs: ‘the devastation increases’

For nearly two years, the state budget standoff has placed Northeastern Illinois University in an ever-tightening vise as the...

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Evergreen State College Continues Descent Into Madness

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/2/2017 at 1:00pm
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The student takeover at Evergreen State College has gotten so out of control that lawmakers in Washington State are now talking about

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Middlebury College Alums Defend Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 10:30am 6/2/2017 at 10:30am
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Former Middlebury College students have been watching what’s happening at their school. Some of them recently wrote a piece about the importance of free speech and respecting opposing views.

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Girl Accepted to Yale for Essay About How Much She Loves Pizza

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 7:30am 6/2/2017 at 7:30am

College essays sure have changed over the years. Lots of people love pizza but who knew writing about it could get you into Yale?

From GMA via Yahoo News:

Girl gets into Yale after penning essay on Papa John’s pizza

Carolina Williams, of Brentwood, Tennessee, said it was “surreal” when she found out in...

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LA City College Creating Rodney Dangerfield Institute

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 4:30pm 6/1/2017 at 4:30pm
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The late, great Rodney Dangerfield is going to be honored by LA City College with a comedy training institute which will be named for him.

Los Angeles Daily News reports:

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Layoffs Begin at University of Missouri Headquarters

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/1/2017 at 1:30pm

Mizzou has never fully recovered from the highly publicized campus protests of 2015. Now, layoffs are starting to happen.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:

University of Missouri System begins layoffs at headquarters

The University of Missouri System began a major round of layoffs at its Columbia headquarters Wednesday in a cost-cutting move that appears...

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Washington State Lawmakers Propose Defunding Evergreen State College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:30am 6/1/2017 at 10:30am
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Given what’s been unfolding at this school for the past few weeks, lots of people will probably agree with this idea.

Campus Reform reports:

Lawmakers propose defunding Evergreen State amid protests

State lawmakers in Washington are fed up with the antics of Evergreen State College, and plan to introduce legislation Thursday to privatize the...

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UC Berkeley Adjunct Calls For Renaming Building Because of Namesake’s Alleged Anti Chinese Sentiment

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:00am 6/1/2017 at 9:00am
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Removing statues and renaming buildings makes liberals feel better about themselves but it also erases history which should be remembered.

Berkeley is the latest to get in on this. Charles Reichmann, an adjunct at Berkeley, recently wrote this for the San Franc...

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The Campus Intersectional Shakedown

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 2:45pm 5/31/2017 at 2:45pm
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I have written a lot about “intersectionality” theory, particularly how it is used to single out Israel by making Israel the nexus of all oppression in the world regardless of the issue:

Every real or perceived problem is either blamed on or connected to Israel.

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Yale Psychiatry Prof Says Trump’s Mental State is Cause for Emergency

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 1:30pm 5/31/2017 at 1:30pm
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I think millions of Americans are much more concerned with the mental state of today’s college students.

Campus Reform reports:

Yale prof: Trump’s ‘mental impairment’ a ‘state of emergency’

A Yale University professor of psychiatry has continued to push the ethical boundaries of her field by once again saying President Trump’s “mental impairment” makes...

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Oxford Students Confront and Insult British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10:30am 5/31/2017 at 10:30am
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It looks like obnoxious liberal students are acting out in the UK as well. Good to know it’s not just us.

The International Business Times reports:

Boris Johnson berated by angry students at Oxford College: ‘What dead animals have you f****d?’

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was met by a group of angry students as...

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