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Getting Hired to Drive a Weinermobile Reportedly Harder Than Getting Into Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/27/2019 at 3:00pm
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Who knew this market was so competitive? I guess it makes sense, when you consider the cool vehicle you get to drive.

The New York Post reports:

Why becoming a Wienermobile driver is harder than getting into Harvard

Kyle Edwards and Hayley Rozman, two recent college grads in their early 20s, are at a...

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Campus of Closed Southern Vermont College Now up for Sale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:00am 5/27/2019 at 11:00am

A situation like this should be attractive to potential buyers. The buildings and infrastructure are already there.

The Associated Press reports, via the Hastings Tribune:

Campus of now-closed Southern Vermont College up for sale

The campus of the now closed Southern Vermont College in is up for sale.

WCAX-TV reports the 371-acre campus is listed...

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Three More Parents Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9:00am 5/27/2019 at 9:00am

It’s amazing how far reaching this scandal has already become, and it’s far from over.

CNN reports:

Another three plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Three more parents, including one CEO who has written books on parenting, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the college admission scandal in federal court in Boston on Friday.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Alumni Weekend – Oblivious alums in for a shock if college loses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/26/2019 at 9:00pm

Plaintiffs have rested their case, and survived a motion for a directed verdict, in Gibson Bros. v....

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Instructor at University of Oxford Says Space Aliens Are Breeding With Humans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/26/2019 at 1:30pm

Here’s the best part: he believes the aliens are doing this because they’re prepping for climate change.

NBC News reports:

Space aliens are breeding with humans, university instructor says. Scientists say otherwise.

Maybe you’ve never seen any space aliens, but recent polls indicate that up to 6 percent of Americans claim to have been...

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New Abortion Laws Reportedly Affecting College Enrollment Decisions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 11:30am 5/26/2019 at 11:30am

If you choose a college on the basis of the abortion laws of the state it’s located in, what does that say about you?

The New York Post reports:

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws

One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter.

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Portland State Rejects ‘Conservative Political Thought’ Course for Not Being Inclusive

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 9:30am 5/26/2019 at 9:30am

This is obviously nothing more than an excuse to prevent the course from happening.

The College Fix reports:

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Art Schools Increasingly Politicized Through Addition of Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/25/2019 at 1:30pm

The left’s agenda takes precedence over the subject matter. We see this happening in multiple disciplines.

George Leef writes at National Review:

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College Suspends Woman for Posing in Photo With Legally-Owned Gun

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 11:30am 5/25/2019 at 11:30am

She was at a gun range, and the photo had nothing to do with the school. This is ridiculous.

The College Fix reports:

College suspends young mother for posing with gun at gun range. She’s suing.

Florida’s First Coast Technical College has a low view of the U.S. and state constitutions, according to a...

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Ted Cruz Says Congress Should Not Fund Colleges That Don’t Support Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 9:30am 5/25/2019 at 9:30am
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Cruz is absolutely right about this. If you want colleges and universities to take this issue seriously, tie it to their funding.

Campus Reform reports:

Cruz: Defund colleges that don’t support free speech

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said during an exclusive Campus Reform interview this week that Congress should not fund universities that discriminate...

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Standardized Social Justice Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8:00am 5/25/2019 at 8:00am
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A strange thing is being done to the SAT test.

This is also happening.

Is it any wonder why the ship is sinking?

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Defense motion for directed verdict DENIED, case going to the jury

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:20pm 5/24/2019 at 3:20pm

Today was argument on the defense motion for a directed verdict in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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House Passed Bill to Allow 529 Savings to Cover Training, Apprenticeships

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/24/2019 at 3:00pm
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The House of Representatives passed the 529 OPTIONS Act on Thursday, 417-3.

The media has concentrated on parts of the bill that helps people with retirement plans, but I believe the portion that allows people to use 529 savings on training and apprenticeships deserves more attention.

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U. Pennsylvania Study Finds America is Less Racist Under Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/24/2019 at 12:00pm
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This defies the Democrat media narrative and will likely be ignored as a result.

The College Fix reports:

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Three Female Students Suing Yale Over Alleged Sexual Discrimination

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10:00am 5/24/2019 at 10:00am

The lawsuit takes direct aim at off-campus fraternities and alleges that these organizations make the school a dangerous place.

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Keystone College Cutting Majors and Laying off Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 8:00am 5/24/2019 at 8:00am

Another small private college making cuts, for the purpose of sustainability.

WNEP News reports:

Keystone College to Eliminate Two Majors, Layoff Employees

Keystone College has announced plans to layoff professors and eliminate programs as part of a campus-wide realignment.

The college near Factoryville is done for the semester but administrators rolled out plans that will...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 9 – “the business never came back”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:30pm 5/23/2019 at 8:30pm
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Today was Day 9 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

Today the plaintiffs rested their defamation case against Oberlin College and...

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