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Duke University Prof Under Fire for Banning Student Journalists from Class

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/27/2017 at 1:30pm

When student journalists caught wind of this, what do you think they did?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Duke University class syllabus bans student journalists from enrolling

A professor at Duke University found herself in hot water after the editor-in-chief of the school’s student newspaper, The Chronicle, questioned a controversial policy listed on her...

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Prof Claims There Are Few Liberal Havens in Academia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 10:30am 11/27/2017 at 10:30am

The entire field of academia is a liberal haven. What is this professor thinking?

Campus Reform reported:

Prof complains there are ‘few liberal havens’ in academia

An anonymous professor insists that contrary to their reputation as “liberal ‘havens,’” college campuses are actually hotbeds of “institutional racism.”

The anonymous professor, who describes herself as “a black...

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Penn Settles Title IX Lawsuit With Male Student After Judge OKs Gender Bias Claim

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:30am 11/27/2017 at 7:30am
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The accused student claimed that the school’s investigation was biased against him for being male and a judge agreed.

The College Fix reports:

Penn settles Title IX suit by male student after judge approves ‘gender bias’ claims in rape investigation

The University of Pennsylvania is paying an undisclosed price for allegedly training its Title...

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Education Dept. Changing Approach to Civil Rights Investigations

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 11:00am 11/26/2017 at 11:00am
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The Obama administration expanded investigations, looking for systemic problems. Under Betsy DeVos, investigations will be limited to specific cases.

FOX News reports:

Education Department considers narrowing civil rights work

The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a...

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Columbia Student Paper Refuses to Publish Article About Antifa Harassing Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 9:00am 11/26/2017 at 9:00am

College Republicans at Columbia are being targeted by Antifa in dangerous ways. You would think the student paper might find that newsworthy.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia newspaper refuses to publish Republican op-ed

The Columbia University student newspaper has declined to publish an op-ed written by Ari Boosalis, the president of the school’s College...

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Over 500 Berkeley Students Have Applied for Food Stamps Since January

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 12:30pm 11/25/2017 at 12:30pm
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In the 90’s, I knew lots of students who lived on ramen noodles and microwave burritos. None of them were on food stamps.

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Carving of Confederate Flag in U. Maryland Bathroom Sends Students to Counseling

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10:30am 11/25/2017 at 10:30am
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If you need counseling after seeing something offensive on a bathroom wall, should you really be in college?

The College Fix reports:

Confederate flag carving in bathroom stall sends U. Maryland students to counseling center

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Transgender Prof Awarded $1.1 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 9:30am 11/25/2017 at 9:30am

Academia is more accepting of transgenderism than the general public so it’s surprising this happened.

The Daily Caller reports:

Transgender Awarded $1.1 Million Dollars In Discrimination Lawsuit

A transgender professor is getting $1.1 million dollars after he sued Southeastern Oklahoma State University, alleging that his employer discriminated against him by denying him tenure.

Professor Rachel...

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Real Consequences Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 8:30am 11/25/2017 at 8:30am
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It’s gratifying to see real punishment for bad behavior on campus.

Of course, the left still rules academia.

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Berkeley Law Prof Stands up for Free Expression of Ideas on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/24/2017 at 7:00pm
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Kudos to this professor. Shouldn’t this be the position of all professors and not the exception?

The College Fix reported:

Berkeley law prof: ‘All ideas and views can be expressed on a college campus. Period’

A law professor from the University of California – Berkeley’s law school recently urged students to “protect all speech,”...

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Hundreds of YAF Flyers Vandalized at George Washington University

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/24/2017 at 1:00pm
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Young America’s Foundation is a conservative student organization. At GWU, they put up flyers to advertise an upcoming talk by Rick Santorum and many of them were destroyed.

Campus Reform reports:

Hundreds of YAF flyers vandalized overnight at GW

Hundreds of posters advertising an upcoming Rick Santorum speech at George Washington University were vandalized...

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Conservative Berkeley Student Sues Antifa Member for Threats and Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 10:30am 11/24/2017 at 10:30am
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Good for this student. People need to stand up for their rights in the face of threats of any kind.

FOX News reports:

UC Berkeley conservative student sues Antifa...

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University of Alabama Hosted Only Two Conservatives in Last Academic Year

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 12:30pm 11/23/2017 at 12:30pm

Perhaps many college students are left wing because they’re simply never exposed to conservative ideas.

Campus Reform reports:

University of Alabama only hosted two conservatives last year

A Campus Reform survey of official events at the University of Alabama (UA) shows that the public institution hosted only two conservative speakers during the 2016-2017...

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Women’s Center at Harvard Rolling Out ‘Gender 101’ Training for Freshmen

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 10:30am 11/23/2017 at 10:30am
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It is truly sad to see some of our most prestigious institutions reduced to social justice warrior factories.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard Women’s Center to roll out ‘Gender 101’ training courses

The Harvard University Undergraduate Council voted earlier this month to approve a new “Gender 101” course...

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Female Prof Makes List of Microaggressions She’s Heard From Male Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 8:40am 11/23/2017 at 8:40am

Who has time to sit around even thinking of such things, let alone compiling a list?

The Daily Caller reports:

Prof Makes List Of Microaggressions From Male Faculty

A professor published Monday a list of what appear to be microaggressions made by male faculty, including statements like “You’re so energetic all the time” and...

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Prof Accused of Stalking and Making False Rape Charge Against Firefighters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/22/2017 at 1:30pm

When you read the details of this story below, the professor comes across as a mentally unbalanced person. If the allegations are true, that is.

Oxygen reports:

Professor Accused Of Stalking And Making Up Phony Rape Allegations Against Firefighters

A former Northern Arizona University professor is facing federal charges for allegedly stalking and making...

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Ex-U.S. Olympic Gymnast Doctor Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/22/2017 at 1:00pm
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Last February, I blogged about the sexual abuse allegations against former U.S. Olympic Gymnastics and Michigan State University physician Larry Nassar. The allegations came up in September 2016 and by November the number of women grew to 50. The number is now over 140.

The number kept growing, with members of the...

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