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UC Santa Cruz Offering Course on Trump’s ‘Potential Impeachment’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/5/2019 at 12:00pm

They’re just tapping into the Trump Derangement Syndrome market. The media has shown it to be lucrative.

Campus Reform reports:

Calif. college offers class on Trump’s ‘potential impeachment’

The University of California-Santa Cruz is currently offering a course on President Donald Trump’s “potential impeachment” with a focus on climate change in regard to “the...

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Op-Ed: College Admissions Scam is Another Reason to Destroy Academia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:00am 4/5/2019 at 10:00am

Kurt Schlicter’s new column takes on the college admissions scandal. He doesn’t disappoint.

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Harvard Touched by College Admissions Scandal With Questionable Real Estate Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2019 at 9:00am 4/5/2019 at 9:00am
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Until now, the college admissions scandal has highlighted crimes like alleged bribes, test cheating, and falsified data. A new story unfolding in Massachusetts revolves around the sale of a house.

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Christian Conservative’s Talk on Gender and Marriage Protested at a Christian School

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2019 at 8:00am 4/5/2019 at 8:00am

Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire is a Catholic who believes in traditional marriage. He is supposed to give a talk at Baylor University this month and students are petitioning against it.

The College Fix reports:

Christian conservative’s talk on gender and marriage protested as ‘hate speech’ — at Christian university

Students at Baylor...

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Rutgers Prof Suggests the Concept of Time is Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/4/2019 at 12:00pm

Is there anything that can’t be declared inherently racist? Apparently not.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers professor: Even the concept of time is racist

One of the privileges of being a tenured professor in the field of “studies” is that you can make up crap out of thin air and majors in the field,...

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University of Kansas to Offer Course on ‘Angry White Men’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 10:00am 4/4/2019 at 10:00am

You know who’s going to take this course? People who already have this world view. Nothing will be learned by anyone.

Campus Reform reports:

KU offers ‘angry white male’ course

The University of Kansas is offering a course on angry white men and the role of “dominant and subordinate masculinities” as they connect to...

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Intimidation: Anti-Israel Activists Leave Mock Eviction Notices in Dorms at Emory U.

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 9:00am 4/4/2019 at 9:00am
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Students at Emory University, including Jewish students, woke up this week to find eviction notices taped to their dorm room doors. The notices were posted by ‘Emory Students for Justice in Palestine’ as part of “Israeli Apartheid Week.”

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Yale Graduate Raised More Than $1 Million Running Alleged Hedge Fund Scam

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 8:00am 4/4/2019 at 8:00am

This kid’s story will be a book and film in a matter of time. Can’t you picture it already?

The Daily Caller reports:

Yale Graduate Allegedly Ran Hedge Fund Scam, Raised More Than $1 Million

Federal officials accused a Yale University graduate for running an unregistered hedge fund while he was a student.

Omar Zaki,...

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George Mason U. Students Demand Brett Kavanaugh be Fired as Visiting Prof

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/3/2019 at 12:00pm
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You have to marvel at the audacity of these students. They hate Kavanaugh so no one should be allowed to learn from him.

The College Fix reports:

Students demand GMU fire Justice Brett Kavanaugh from visiting law professor post

Many George Mason University students — including a “survivors” group and the College Democrats —...

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FIRE Releases Statement About U. Arizona Students Charged for Harassing Border Patrol Agents

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 10:00am 4/3/2019 at 10:00am
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We ran a full post about this incident over the weekend. Read the full back story here.

FIRE has now released a statement:

FIRE statement on charges against University of Arizona students

For protesting the appearance of Border Patrol agents at a March 19 campus event, two University of Arizona students will reportedly...

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Two Members of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees Have Resigned

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00am 4/3/2019 at 8:00am
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The meltdown at Hampshire continues. Now people are apparently turning on each other in anger.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Second Hampshire College trustee resigns

Another member of Hampshire College’s board of trustees has resigned, submitting a letter that sheds light on tensions within the board as Hampshire charts a course forward amid...

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University of Hartford Student Accused of Stabbing Classmates During Acting Exercise

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/2/2019 at 7:00pm
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A University of Hartford student named Jake Wascher was acting out a scene from a movie when he allegedly stabbed two classmates. He fled the scene, but was arrested later and now faces criminal charges.

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Villanova’s Teaching Evaluations Now Include Ratings for Diversity and Cultural Awareness

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/2/2019 at 2:00pm

This sounds like it’s about controlling what the professors say and making them careful about how they say it.

The College Fix reports:

Professor teaching evaluations now include ‘diversity,’ ‘cultural awareness’ ratings

Villanova University has launched an effort to monitor professor bias in its lecture halls, according to a pair of professors employed there....

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Male student lawsuit against Oberlin College dismissed despite possibly flawed sexual assault disciplinary decision

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/2/2019 at 1:00pm
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In 2017, Oberlin College was sued by an expelled male student who had been found responsible for sexual assault in a campus disciplinary hearing. The student, identified only as John Doe, alleged a seriously flawed hearing process as well as discrimination on the basis of sex because the process allegedly was...

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Academics Who Predicted Closure of Private Colleges Stand By Their Analysis

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 10:00am 4/2/2019 at 10:00am

Clayton M. Christensen and Michael B. Horn predicted that many private colleges would end up folding and if recent news is any indication, they were right.

They recently revisited the topic in a column for Inside Higher Ed:

Perilous Times

In New England, where we live, small private colleges have felt the chill of...

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Berkeley Law School Dean Says Trump’s Free Speech Executive Order is Unconstitutional

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 8:00am 4/2/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a bit hard to take this from someone at Berkeley. Has this dean seen what’s been happening at his school in recent years?

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley law school dean: Trump’s free speech executive order is ‘unconstitutional’

In light of President Donald Trump’s executive order on free speech, Erwin Chermerinsky, dean of Berkeley...

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U. Arizona Students to be Charged After Disrupting Border Patrol Event With Shouts of “Murder Patrol”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/31/2019 at 2:00pm
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Last week, two border patrol agents were speaking to a small group of students at the University of Arizona when the event was interrupted by a student calling them the KKK and “murder patrol.” She was eventually joined by other students, and now they’re facing charges.

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