College Insurrection  (Page 30)

Virginia State Forbids Student Groups From Violating ‘Public Morals’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:00am 6/26/2019 at 10:00am

The school isn’t entirely clear on what this means. Perhaps that’s the point.

The College Fix reports:

State university forbids student groups from violating ‘public morals’

An official policy at a state university in Virginia prohibits student organizations...

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Survey Finds Two-Thirds of American Employees Regret Their Advanced College Degrees

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 8:00am 6/26/2019 at 8:00am

How fascinating that this report came out one day before the first Democrat debate where this issue will surely be a focus.

CBS News reports:

Two-thirds of American employees regret their college degrees

A college education is still considered a pathway to higher lifetime earnings and gainful employment for Americans. Nevertheless, two-thirds of employees...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Defense wants damages reduced to $14.3 million under Ohio tort reform caps

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/25/2019 at 2:00pm

The massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners have...

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South Dakota Emerging as a Leader in Protecting Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/25/2019 at 12:00pm

It’s refreshing to see this issue being taken seriously.

Frederick M. Hess writes at National Review:

South Dakota’s Efforts to Protect Speech on Campus Could Be a Model for the Nation

This Wednesday, June 26, the South Dakota Board of Regents will meet to discuss the implementation of one of the nation’s more forceful...

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Campus of College of New Rochelle up for Sale as it Prepares for Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:00am 6/25/2019 at 10:00am

This is now happening on a near weekly basis. Someone needs to think of something to do with all these empty campuses.

Lohud reports:

College of New Rochelle campus up for sale as school readies for shutdown

The College of New Rochelle’s 15.6-acre campus is being put up for sale as the school prepares...

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Bernie Sanders Proposes Plan to End Student Loan Debt With $2 Trillion Dollar Price Tag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 9:00am 6/25/2019 at 9:00am
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Bernie Sanders has announced a new plan to wipe out all college debt and to make higher education a “human right.”

The cost of his plan is a mere $2 trillion. To raise that money, he wants to tax evil Wall Street.

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Literature Prof Says it Makes Him Happy to See Poor White People Begging

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 8:00am 6/25/2019 at 8:00am

What kind of person says this about any particular group of people?

The College Fix reports:

Black SUNY prof: ‘Seeing poor white people makes me happy’

A professor of literature at SUNY Old Westbury says it makes him happy when he sees poor white people on the street begging for food or money.

Nicholas Powers...

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U. Michigan Launches Investigation After Noose Found on Employee’s Desk

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/24/2019 at 12:00pm

We’ve seen so many campus hoaxes that begin with something like this. It’s good to remain skeptical.

FOX 6 News reports:

University of Michigan investigating after noose found at employee’s desk

University of Michigan police are investigating after a noose was found on an employee’s desk at a university hospital.

The university has “taken immediate...

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Rutgers Hosting Event Titled ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10:00am 6/24/2019 at 10:00am

Substitute any other race or identity group and this would be denounced as hate.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers to host ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’ event

Rutgers University’s Newark campus is scheduled to host a nearly five-hour event called “Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture,” according to the school’s website.

The June 25...

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Historic Catholic Bell Removed from UC Santa Cruz After Being Deemed a ‘Racist’ Symbol

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 8:00am 6/24/2019 at 8:00am

History is being removed from view, little by little. It’s death by a million paper cuts.

FOX News reports:

Historic Catholic marker deemed ‘racist symbol’ removed by University of California Santa Cruz

A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long...

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California Insurance Executive Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:30pm 6/23/2019 at 3:30pm

He paid $450,000 to get his two kids into USC. Amazing.

USA Today reports:

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids’ admission into USC as fake recruits

A California title insurance executive admitted Friday to paying $450,000 to fraudulently get his daughter and son admitted into the University of Southern California...

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Feminist TA at UC Santa Barbara Under Fire for Saying Men are not Women

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/23/2019 at 12:00pm

We’ve reached the point where people are no longer allowed to say things that are scientifically accurate.

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Activists at Portland State University Are Trying to Get Campus Police Disarmed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 9:30am 6/23/2019 at 9:30am

The school’s board of trustees is actually considering this measure.

The College Fix reports:

University trustees delay decision on whether or not to...

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In NPR interview, Oberlin College President repeats false claim it was “held liable for the speech of its students”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/22/2019 at 8:00pm
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Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar has staked out an aggressive posture in reaction to the massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts awarded Gibson’s Bakery and its owners against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

Those verdicts likely will be reduced

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Anarchists at UT Austin Threaten Incoming Freshmen With Doxxing if They Join Conservative Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/22/2019 at 12:00pm

Blatant political intimidation. Is the school going to do anything about this?

The College Fix reports:

Anarchist group at UT Austin threatens to...

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University of Minnesota to Offer Course on Their Own History of Racism Problems

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:30am 6/22/2019 at 11:30am

There was opposition to this, but the school ultimately gave in to the people demanding it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Major public university to offer classes highlighting the school’s troubled history with racism

Following a failed campaign...

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‘Grievance Studies’ Prof Still Facing Punishment from Portland State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9:30am 6/22/2019 at 9:30am
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This professor was part of a small group that embarrassed progressives in academia. Full back story here.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: PSU poised to punish prof who proved point with hoax ‘dog rape’ article, despite receiving global praise for prof

Hundreds of academics, students, and other individuals have sent letters in support of the...

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