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An Oberlin College Alumnus at the Memorial Service for David Gibson

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 10:00am 12/1/2019 at 10:00am

I am known to people who read Legal Insurrection as JD Nobody. The reason for my name is that by being Nobody anyone can hide behind saying Nobody told me. I am not a lawyer but have often hung out with lawyers and have enjoyed “thinking outside the box” with them.

My...

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University Employee Placed on Leave After Saying “Don’t bring too many white students around.”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 9:30am 12/1/2019 at 9:30am

This residence hall employee was apparently trying to keep the multicultural center as diverse as possible.

The College Fix reports:

University residence hall employee on leave for saying ‘Don’t bring...

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AOC Slams Pete Buttigieg for ‘GOP Talking Point’ on Free College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 5:30pm 11/30/2019 at 5:30pm
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Buttigieg is trying to stake out a moderate position on this issue. That’s not acceptable to Ocasio-Cortez.

The New York Post reports:

AOC rips Buttigieg for using ‘GOP talking point’ about free college

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Twitter on Thursday...

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ICE Arrests Foreign Students in Fake University Sting Operation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 10:00am 11/30/2019 at 10:00am
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The Department of Homeland Security set up a fake university in Michigan called the University of Farmington, which drew in students with the promise of a “pay to stay” student visa scam.

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Hunt Scheduled at Binghamton University to Cull Deer Herd

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30am 11/30/2019 at 9:30am

Binghamton apparently has a nature reserve. Will any students protest the hunt?

The Associated Press reports via WBNG News:

Binghamton University schedules hunt to cull deer herd

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Delusions of Oppression Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 8:00am 11/30/2019 at 8:00am
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Stop oppressing us, the student protesters yelled as they tried to drown out the invited campus speaker.

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Everything is a problem.

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George Washington U. Hosts ‘Transgiving’ Event for Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/29/2019 at 1:00pm

This is an example of how the left will attack a traditional holiday, then co-opt it as their own.

Campus Reform reports:

George Washington University hosts ‘TRANSGIVING!’

George Washington University hosted...

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Sons of Confederate Veterans to Take Possession of ‘Silent Sam’ Statue from UNC Chapel Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11:00am 11/29/2019 at 11:00am

Campus activists waged a relentless war on this statue until they got their way.

The Hill reports:

Legal settlement will keep Confederate statue off UNC campus

The controversial torn-down Confederate monument “Silent Sam” will not return to...

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UConn Student Newspaper Launches New Column for Underrepresented and Marginalized Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 9:00am 11/29/2019 at 9:00am

The column is apparently going to be anonymous and is not intended to be used as a ‘call-out’ tool.

The College Fix reports:

UConn student newspaper rolls out column for underrepresented and marginalized groups

The Daily Campus, the student newspaper at the University of Connecticut, has rolled out a new, anonymous column for minority...

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Holy Cross Student Protesters Try to Shout Down Speech by Heather Mac Donald

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 8:00am 11/29/2019 at 8:00am
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Manhattan Institute scholar Heather Mac Donald gave a speech at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts recently, but the event was marred by students who tried to shout her down.

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Virginia Commonwealth U. is Testing New System To Track Students on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/28/2019 at 1:00pm

Some people are suggesting this has the mark of ‘Big Brother’ on it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Disturbing: Public university rolls out Orwellian program that will monitor students

A public university in Virginia is testing a new computer tracking system that will allow university officials to monitor a student’s presence on campus based on...

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Evergreen State Hosts White-Blaming ‘Equity Symposium’ as Enrollment Continues to Slide

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 11:00am 11/28/2019 at 11:00am

It has been a while since we have heard anything about Evergreen State, but it doesn’t sound like much has changed.

The College Fix reports:

As Evergreen State’s enrollment continues to tank, it hosts white-blaming ‘equity symposium’

You remember The Evergreen State College, right? It became fodder for national headlines in 2017 as a...

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College Democrats in Texas Trying to Bring More Voting Booths to Campus With Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 9:00am 11/28/2019 at 9:00am

Democrats are targeting Texas for 2020 and they’re getting help from their college supporters.

Newsweek reports:

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Court: Expelled Johnson & Wales male student gets trial on claim of unfair disciplinary process

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 8:20pm 11/27/2019 at 8:20pm

In January 2018, I wrote about the Kafkaesque campus sexual assault tribunal at Johnson & Wales alleged in lawsuit.

The case involved all-too-common really troubling procedural twists:

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Attempt to Impeach Student Leader at U. Florida Over Donald Trump Jr. Visit Fails

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 11/27/2019 at 2:00pm
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It’s stunning that this even got as far as it did. Everyone knows this would never have been an issue if it was Chelsea Clinton.

Campus Reform reports:

Trump-connected impeachment fails at UF as leftist narrative is torched

The University of Florida Student Government recently moved to impeach Student Body President Michael Murphy for...

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University of Toronto Under Attack by ‘Poop Vandal’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/27/2019 at 12:00pm

What a revolting development. If ever there was just cause for expulsion, this is it.

The New York Post reports:

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Rutgers Prof Tweets that FOX News is Fascist, GOP is Existential Threat to U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 10:00am 11/27/2019 at 10:00am

When people on the left lash out in this way, it does not make them appear confident.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers prof: Fox News and the GOP are ‘existential threats’ to the country

A professor of education at Rutgers University is but the latest example of an academic who feels it appropriate to...

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