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Cal Poly Faculty Voting on Resolution Unfair to Conservative Student Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00am 6/6/2018 at 10:00am

Security is an ongoing issue at conservative campus events because of threats from the left. Then schools turn around an charge conservative student groups massive security fees. At this school, the faculty may cap the amount that the school will provide.

Campus Reform reports:

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Spontaneous Free Speech Restricted by Policy at Coastal Carolina University

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 8:00am 6/6/2018 at 8:00am

The school says it supports free speech but requires planning and filing the appropriate paperwork to enjoy it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Code Yellow: Coastal Carolina University restricts spontaneous free speech

Coastal Carolina University, a public college in Conway, S.C., holds a yellow light rating, according...

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Harvard Raises Student Activities Fee From $75 to $200

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/5/2018 at 2:00pm
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The $70,000 annual tuition doesn’t cover that? Also, It’s very hard to opt out of paying the fee.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard forces students to pay $125 more in hard-to-avoid activities fee

It’s not cheap to attend Harvard. Published tuition, room, board and fees total nearly $70,000 a year, before the expected cost...

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Colleges Host Summer Workshops on Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/5/2018 at 12:00pm

This is how left wing concepts eventually go mainstream.

The Daily Caller reports:

School’s Out But Microaggressions Workshops Are Still in

School is out for many U.S. colleges and universities, but the institutions are still hosting microaggression workshops over the summer.

While no longer holding classes, schools from Massachusetts to California are still hosting social...

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Arizona State Now Offering Degrees in ‘Social Justice and Human Rights’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00am 6/5/2018 at 10:00am

This is an easy way to end up in debt with no job prospects.

Campus Reform reports:

ASU touts prospect of ‘green’ jobs for social justice majors

Arizona State University is offering students a chance to obtain a Bachelor’s or Masters degree in “Social Justice and Human Rights.”

According to the university’s website, the bachelor’s...

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Vanderbilt U. Medical Center Lets Go of Trump Twitter Lawsuit ‘Winner’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 4, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/4/2018 at 12:00pm
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The school says they dismissed him over performance issues. Maybe he should have focused more on his official duties.

The College Fix reports:

Trump Twitter lawsuit ‘winner’ officially let go from Vanderbilt U. Medical Center

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Transgender Handouts at UMass Examine ‘Gender-Normative Privilege’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 4, 2018 at 10:00am 6/4/2018 at 10:00am

Does anyone outside of this academic field use these terms or even know what they mean?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Transgender handouts’ examine ‘Gender-Normative Privilege’

The Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst is offering informational handouts to guide students through topics such as “Gender-Normative Privilege.”

The Stonewall Center, which is the “LGBTQIA+ Resource...

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Marquette University Offers Guide to ‘Undocumented Student Terminology’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00am 6/4/2018 at 8:00am
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In other words, this issue must be talked about in a way that pleases the left.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Marquette University publishes guide to ‘Undocumented Student Terminology’

A Jesuit university in Wisconsin has published a language...

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Student Activists Lose Battle to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From Hofstra

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1:30pm 6/3/2018 at 1:30pm
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The school considered the arguments from both sides and decided to keep Jefferson. Good for them.

The Washington Examiner reports:

After extensive debate, Hofstra University to keep Thomas Jefferson statue

More than a month after a statue of Thomas Jefferson was vandalized at Hofstra University and an extensive campaign to remove it from campus,...

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Rutgers Prof Denounces White People in Facebook Rant

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 11:30am 6/3/2018 at 11:30am

Social media can be a very dangerous thing, as we are reminded again and again.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers professor goes on Facebook rant against white people

A history professor at New Jersey’s Rutgers University blasted white people after being annoyed by little (white) kids at a Harlem restaurant.

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Comedians Are Abandoning College Campuses Over Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 9:30am 6/3/2018 at 9:30am

Who wants to tempt fate by trying to tell jokes to an audience full of people who will be offended no matter what you say?

Campus Reform reports:

PC culture causes growing rift between colleges, comedians

Comedians are becoming increasingly reluctant to perform on college campuses due to a sensitive culture of political correctness,...

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U. Michigan Seeks New ‘Socially Just’ Administrator to Resolve Campus Conflicts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 1:30pm 6/2/2018 at 1:30pm

The person will do so by battling things like microaggressions. Really.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich seeks ‘socially just’ admin to resolve student conflicts

The University of Michigan is hiring a mid-level administrator to promote “trust building,” facilitate “racial healing,” and fight “microaggressions” on campus.

The “Conflict Resolution Program Manager” will work in the school’s Office...

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Diversity Policies Are Corrupting Study of the Sciences

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 11:30am 6/2/2018 at 11:30am

Academia’s religious devotion to diversity is beginning to eclipse real scholarship.

Minding the Campus reports:

Diversity Policies Are Corrupting the Sciences

Anyone who believes that the hard sciences could never capitulate to identity politics in the way the humanities and softer sciences have should not read Heather MacDonald’s report just posted at City Journal....

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Profs Think Evergreen’s Independent Report on Riots is Biased

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 9:30am 6/2/2018 at 9:30am
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It sounds like some people at the school are in denial about what happened.

The Daily Caller reports:

Professors Claim Evergreen State’s ‘Independent’ 38-Page Report on Riots Were Anything but Unbiased

Professors and a former administrator at The Evergreen State College bashed an “independent” report on the school’s spring 2017 riots.

Evergreen President George Bridges...

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Identity Politics Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 8:00am 6/2/2018 at 8:00am
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Professor Brett Weinstein, formerly of Evergreen State, is a progressive but is not a fan of identity politics.

Academia has become a hotbed for tribalism.

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Harvard Mandates Harassment Training for Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/1/2018 at 12:00pm
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This was prompted by an increase in Title IX complaints from students, some of which involved staff.

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard Faculty Must Now Take Harassment Training

Harvard University mandated that all faculty take an online...

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Public University Restores Funding for Student Newspaper After Cries of Censorship

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 10:00am 6/1/2018 at 10:00am

When it comes to student newspapers, schools do best with a hands-off approach.

The College Fix reports:

Public university restores funding for student newspaper after outcry against censorship

The University of Mary Washington learned that the best way to resolve disputes is to talk through them, not to pick up your ball and...

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