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Swastikas Spray-Painted Outside Office of Jewish Prof at Columbia U.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10:00am 11/30/2018 at 10:00am

Are we to believe there are people at Columbia who would carry out such a hateful act, or will we eventually learn that this was another hoax?

CNN reports:

Jewish professor finds sw...

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Stanford Fraternity Told They Could Improve Their Image by Removing American Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 30, 2018 at 8:00am 11/30/2018 at 8:00am

Removing an American flag from their frat house will make them look better? What does this say about the campus climate at Stanford?

The College Fix reports:

Frat told to take down American flag to improve its image: report

Stanford University’s Sigma Chi chapter was shut down in May over allegations of “risk management...

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Socialists Discuss ‘Revolutionary Transformation of a World Economy’ at San Diego State

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/29/2018 at 12:00pm

A decade ago, this would be dismissed as fringe. But now we have elected officials in America pushing the same thing.

The College Fix reports:

Socialist group talks ‘revolutionary trans...

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Williams College Students Demand Freedom From Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 10:00am 11/29/2018 at 10:00am

Williams is considering adopting a pro-free speech policy and some members of the student body are very unhappy about it.

Greg Lukianoff of the FIRE writes at Ricochet:

Students at Williams College Demand Freedom from Speech

Students at Williams College in Massachusetts are angry. According to a petition (PDF) signed by hundreds of students,...

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Professors at Michigan’s Oakland University Trained to Fight Shooters With Hockey Pucks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 9:00am 11/29/2018 at 9:00am
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No, this is not Babylon Bee or The Onion. Oakland University, located in Auburn Hills, Michigan, has trained its professors and staff to fight off potential shooters with hockey pucks.

Hockey pucks. The professors and staff will use hockey pucks to stop shooters.

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Stanford Wants to Charge College Republicans $19K for Security at Dinesh D’Souza Talk

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 8:00am 11/29/2018 at 8:00am

As if the security fees weren’t ridiculous enough, the student association awarded the group a lousy $16.50 for their event. This is nothing more than using the system to enforce ideological bias.

The YAF blog reports:

After Awarding $16.50 For D’Souza YAF Lecture, Stanford Slaps $19,000 Security Fee On Conservative Club

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Students Sue Mount Ida College Six Months After Its Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/28/2018 at 12:00pm

Students claim that trying to transfer in order to continue their education was horrible. The lawsuit is about privacy violations.

Mass Live reports:

Former students file suit against Mount Ida College alleging negligence, privacy violations

Former students of Mount Ida College filed a class action lawsuit against the school Monday, six months after the...

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UMass Slammed by Grad Student Union for Allowing Sean Spicer to Speak

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The College Republicans invited Spicer, but they naturally can’t be allowed to enjoy the visit.

Campus Reform reports:

Labor union slams UMass for letting Sean Spicer speak

The University of Massachusetts Graduate Employee Organization protested former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer ahead of his appearance at the...

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Progressive Sole: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Shoes to be Displayed in Exhibit at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 9:00am 11/28/2018 at 9:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is enjoying the sort of hero worship by Democrats and the media not seen since Obama. She can do no wrong in their eyes, and every aspect of her must be celebrated. Even the shoes she campaigned in are now going to get special treatment.

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Study Finds College Students Less Depressed When They Limit Time on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 8:00am 11/28/2018 at 8:00am

This seems so obvious. How do students even get any studying done today when there are so many distractions?

The College Fix reports:

College students significantly less depressed, lonely when they limit social media: study

Limiting the amount of time spent daily on social media can significantly decrease feelings of depression and loneliness, according...

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George Washington U. May Follow Harvard’s Example and Ban Single-Sex Clubs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/27/2018 at 12:00pm

I see this as nothing more than a reduction in student freedom. Why not let students decide these things for themselves?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Another major university might end same-sex student groups — how far will it go?

Campus administra...

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Southern Connecticut State ‘Social Justice Month’ to Feature David Hogg

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 10:00am 11/27/2018 at 10:00am

David Hogg is clearly trying to ride the ‘professional activist’ wave to a career and it might work. That’s considered a noble profession on the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Conn. college promotes David Hogg for ‘Social Justice Month’

Southern Connecticut State University is currently hosting a “Social Justice Month” throughout the month of November...

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Brown U. Students Crash Meeting to Demand Democrats Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Cash

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 8:00am 11/27/2018 at 8:00am

How can Tom Perez complain? Isn’t this the sort of activism Democrats encourage in young people?

The College Fix reports:

Brown U. students crash discussion, demand Democrats refuse cash from fossil fuel companies

Protesters at Brown University crashed a discussion involving Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and former GOP National Committee Chair Michael...

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Student Sues St. Olaf College After Expulsion for Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 26, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/26/2018 at 12:00pm

This all began with drinking and a game of truth or dare. Students have to be so careful these days.

The Twin Cities Pioneer Press reports:

Expelled student sues St. Olaf College, after accusations of sexual misconduct

A former student at St. Olaf College in Northfield is fighting both criminal charges and his expulsion...

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Student Protest Fails to Stop Removal of Trees from Western Michigan University Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 26, 2018 at 10:00am 11/26/2018 at 10:00am

The trees were set for removal due to a campus construction project. Students tried to stop it and failed.

MLive reports:

Trees removed from Western Michigan University’s campus despite protest

The removal of dozens of...

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Northwestern Student Op-Ed: ‘I deserve to feel safe on campus’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 26, 2018 at 8:00am 11/26/2018 at 8:00am

There have been a few incidents of women being harassed on the Northwestern University campus recently.

One student responded by writing the following op-ed for the Daily Northwestern:

I deserve to feel safe on campus

When I was packing to move from New York City to Evanston for college, I was looking forward to...

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Pro-Life Display Vandalized at Miami University in Ohio

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/25/2018 at 1:30pm

The person who does this type of thing is an angry, self-righteous, jerk. People who are secure in their beliefs don’t feel the need to destroy.

Campus Reform reports:

Vandals destroy crosses at Ohio campus pro-life display

A pro-life display on an Ohio college campus was vandalized as many as four times over a...

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