College Insurrection  (Page 30)

Research Finds Increased Student Aid Leads to Higher Tuition

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 12:30pm 12/29/2017 at 12:30pm

This vicious cycle perpetuates itself/ This is how college tuition has risen so drastically in recent years. It needs to stop.

The College Fix reports:

Most research supports theory that student financial aid leads to increased tuition

Thirty years ago, then-Secretary of Education Bill Bennett theorized that rising federal financial aid was having a...

Read More...
 
 
 

Drexel University ‘White Genocide’ Prof Steps Down

https://youtu.be/F-xt3Cb25SA
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 10:30am 12/29/2017 at 10:30am
https://youtu.be/F-xt3Cb25SA

George Ciccariello-Maher who wished for white genocide last Christmas is quitting his position at Drexel University. Naturally, this is the fault of everyone but him.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Controversial Professor Quits

The last 12 months have seen one controversy after another over the tweets of George Ciccariello-Maher, an associate professor of politics and...

Read More...
 
 
 

Prof’s Lecture Includes Call for ‘Abolition of White Democracy’

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 8:30am 12/29/2017 at 8:30am

What makes a person comfortable saying something like this? Especially in a classroom?

Campus Reform reports:

Prof urges ‘abolition of white democracy’ during lecture

A professor recently encouraged students to break the law in order to “destroy” the system of “white democracy,” saying the American flag doesn’t even represent about half of them.

Video footage...

Read More...
 
 
 

New Conservative Christian College to Open in Boston Next Fall

https://youtu.be/lhcKf7171cs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 8:00am 12/29/2017 at 8:00am
https://youtu.be/lhcKf7171cs

This is a fascinating story. It’s not every day that you see the founding of a new college. A Boston area business man named Finny Kuruvilla is putting up millions of his own to found Sattler College as a conservative Christian school in Boston.

(more…)

 
 
 

University of Chicago Pays Big Bucks to Leadership

http://www.veritas.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/U-Chicago-quad.jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 4:00pm 12/28/2017 at 4:00pm
http://www.veritas.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/U-Chicago-quad.jpg

The University of Chicago has a great record on free speech but it comes at a high cost.

The College Fix reports:

Multimillion-dollar earnings for University of Chicago leaders, trustees get millions in management fees

The Univers...

Read More...
 
 
 

Yale Students Develop Plug-in to Combat Fake News

http://admissions.yale.edu/sites/default/files/styles/main-carousel-image--1280x850/public/home-main-carousel-images/fin_aid.jpg?itok=6NEQ6j3v
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 10:00am 12/28/2017 at 10:00am
http://admissions.yale.edu/sites/default/files/styles/main-carousel-image--1280x850/public/home-main-carousel-images/fin_aid.jpg?itok=6NEQ6j3v

This is a little suspicious. Who decides what qualifies as fake news? And how long will it take for this to be used in a partisan way?

The Washington Times reports:

Yale University students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and...

Read More...
 
 
 

Profs Recommend Students Wear Name Tags With Preferred Gender Pronouns

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 8:00am 12/28/2017 at 8:00am

The left is obsessed with preferred pronouns and will stop at nothing to force this on everyone else.

Campus Reform reports:

Profs suggest students wear ‘name cards with gender pronouns’

Professors should promote “dialogue, not debate” during class to prevent students from committing microaggressions, according to two New England professors.

In...

Read More...
 
 
 

Merrimack College to Offer Major in Social Justice

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 10:30am 12/27/2017 at 10:30am

Finally, a major for the aspiring community organizer. What a great way to prepare for a life spent working for the Democratic Party.

Campus Reform reports:

School offers ‘real-world learning,’ major in social justice

Merrimack College is offering undergraduates an opportunity to earn a degree in social justice and experience “real-world learning in...

Read More...
 
 
 

College Student Expelled for Rape Found Not Guilty by Jury in 28 Minutes

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 8:30am 12/27/2017 at 8:30am

When this student got the due process he deserved, the jury saw right through the allegations.

The College Fix reported:

Jury takes 28 minutes to acquit student accused of rape – long after college expelled him for it

On campus, the allegations were damning and life-altering. In the jury deliberation room, they were rubbish.

A...

Read More...
 
 
 

Lawsuit: Oberlin College sexual assault hearing process rigged, 100% conviction rate

http://fox8.com/2016/11/18/oberlin-college-professors-home-vandalized-horrific-note-left-on-door/
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 9:30pm 12/26/2017 at 9:30pm
http://fox8.com/2016/11/18/oberlin-college-professors-home-vandalized-horrific-note-left-on-door/

Oberlin College is suffering financially and in enrollment after several years of negative publicity regarding racial, gender, anti-Semitic and social justice activism on campus.

I documented that history in September 2017, Radical fallout: Oberlin College enrollment drops, causing financial problems. Those financial and enrollment problems also more recently received attention at Inside...

Read More...
 
 
 

UVA Reverses Position and Recognizes Conservative Student Group

https://s3.graphiq.com/sites/default/files/5307/media/images/University_of_Virginia-Main_Campus_5686954_i0.jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 12:30pm 12/26/2017 at 12:30pm
https://s3.graphiq.com/sites/default/files/5307/media/images/University_of_Virginia-Main_Campus_5686954_i0.jpg

The school was under pressure once this news became public. Now they’ve changed their minds for the better.

The Daily Caller reports:

UVA Reverses ‘Illegal’ Decision, Recognizes Conservative Group

The University of Virginia decided Wednesday to reverse an “illegal”...

Read More...
 
 
 

Bard College Pronoun Guide Warns People Not to Use ‘Binary Language’

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 8:30am 12/26/2017 at 8:30am

Terms like ‘boys and girls’ are frowned upon. Why must the left exert control over such simple aspects of life?

Campus Reform reports:

College pronoun FAQ: regularly ask for others’ pronouns

A resource guide at Bard College encourages students, faculty, staff, and visitors, to avoid using “gender binary” language.

The Pronoun FAQ, found on the...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. Minnesota Claims Anti-Christmas Memo Wasn’t Supposed to be Made Public

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 9:00am 12/25/2017 at 9:00am

Of course they didn’t mean it to be public, it was terrible. We covered the memo in question in an earlier post. Now the school is back-tracking.

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota says its anti-Christmas memo wasn’t supposed...

Read More...
 
 
 

UNC Takes Steps to Crack Down on Heckler’s Veto

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/24/2017 at 1:30pm

It’ll be interesting to see if their efforts are successful. If so, maybe other schools will adopt the policy.

Campus Reform reports:

UNC cracks down on disruptions with new free speech policy

The Univers...

Read More...
 
 
 

Betsy DeVos Announces Plan to Protect Taxpayers From Student Loan Costs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVwhgxHQBPM
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 11:30am 12/24/2017 at 11:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVwhgxHQBPM

It’s good to hear someone in government talking about this. The debt is massive and keeps growing.

The Daily Caller reports:

DeVos Announces Rules Protecting Taxpayers From ‘Massive’ Student Loan Costs

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced rules protecting taxpayers from “massive” student loan costs Wednesday.

The Department of Education (DOE) unveiled a tiered relief system...

Read More...
 
 
 

Harvard Gets No Sympathy for Complaining About New Tax on Its Endowment

http://www.veritas.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/harvard_gate.jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 9:00am 12/24/2017 at 9:00am
http://www.veritas.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/harvard_gate.jpg

Harvard’s endowment reaches into the tens of billions. They can complain about the new tax plan but very few people are feeling their pain.

From Twitchy:

‘World ends, ivy hardest hit’: Harvard got absolutely TOASTED after bitching about the new tax bill

Add Harvard University to the list of those angry with the just-signed...

Read More...
 
 
 

Reed College Rejects Student Demands to Cut Ties With Wells Fargo

https://youtu.be/mg3i6-J6zI8
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/23/2017 at 1:00pm
https://youtu.be/mg3i6-J6zI8

Yet another case where student protesters think they’re smarter than everyone else at the college they’re paying to attend.

The College Fix reports:

Reed College rejects protest group’s demand as lengthy sit-in ends

Student protesters at Reed College spent weeks occupying its administrative building, demanding the school cut its tie with Wells Fargo. Their...

Read More...
 
 
 
Page 30 of 146« First...1020...2829303132...405060...Last »