College Insurrection  (Page 40)

Female University Student Creates Chair That Prevents Manspreading

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/19/2019 at 12:00pm

Manspreading is a term used to describe the tendency of men to sit with their knees pointing outwards. It’s apparently a big problem.

The Daily Mail reports:

The END of manspreading? Univer...

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University’s LGBT Office Urges Student Allies to ‘Do Better’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:00am 7/19/2019 at 10:00am

This is happening at the University of Oklahoma. It’s a good reminder that you will never be ‘woke’ enough for the left.

The College Fix reports:

Nobody’s perfect:...

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Survey Finds Economics, Accounting, and Finance Majors Oppose Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00am 7/19/2019 at 8:00am

This makes perfect sense. It also shows a way to combat socialism. Educate more people on these specific topics.

Campus Reform reports:

SURVEY: Economics, accounting, finance majors mostly OPPOSE socialism

A new College Pulse survey found that 8 in 10 philosophy majors support socialism while economics majors strongly oppose it.

The survey of 10,590 undergraduate...

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit from College Student Hit by Car While Protesting Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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In November of 2016 right after the election, students at UC San Diego tried to take over a freeway at night while protesting Trump. A girl was hit by a car and then tried to sue the school. A judge just told her that’s not going to fly.

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Colorado State ‘Inclusive Language Guide’ Says Avoid Words ‘America’ and ‘American’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 10:00am 7/18/2019 at 10:00am

The left does things like this and then acts shocked when people accuse them of hating America.

Campus Reform reports:

Colorado State: ‘Avoid’ using ‘Americans,’ ‘America’

Colorado State University claims that “American” is a non-inclusive word that should be avoided.

CSU’s online Inclusive Language Guide, compiled by the school’s Inclusive Communications Task Force, lists certain...

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“Noose” Found At U. Michigan Hospital Turns Out Not To Be A Noose

https://youtu.be/VBlJUNvDCNQ
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 9:00am 7/18/2019 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/VBlJUNvDCNQ

A few weeks ago, the University of Michigan Hospital launched an investigation after a supposed noose was found on an employee’s desk. Now the investigation has concluded after finding that it wasn’t a noose at all.

Is anyone surprised?

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Struggling Hampshire College Hires New President With a Conservative Background

https://youtu.be/FTQrHApNNkA
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8:00am 7/18/2019 at 8:00am
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How fascinating. A left wing school facing closure turns to someone with a conservative background. It says a lot, doesn’t it?

Forbes reports:

Struggling Hampshire College Hires A New President From A Conservative B...

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Gibson’s Bakery awarded over $6.5 million in attorney’s fees and expenses against Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 3:28pm 7/17/2019 at 3:28pm

The Court has just ruled on the request by Gibson’s Bakery for attorney’s fees and costs against Oberlin College on top of the $25 million judgment.

For background on the attorney’s fees issue, see these posts:

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New York University Offers Free Legal Counsel to Illegal Immigrant Students and Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Shouldn’t schools that do this sort of thing be cut off from federal funds?

Campus Reform reports:

DeBlasio’s alma mater offers free legal counsel to illegal students, employees

New York University spoke out against immigration enforcement over the weekend amid mounting anticipation of ICE raids, offering free legal counsel to students and employees at...

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New Owners of Closed College in NH Thought They Were Buying an Operating School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:00am 7/17/2019 at 10:00am

Oops. How is it possible that this didn’t come up during the sales process?

The Union Leader reports:

New owner of former Daniel Webster College site...

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Baylor University Allows LGBT Student Group to Break Rules Enforced for Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:00am 7/17/2019 at 8:00am

The people who scream the loudest about equality are allowed to operate by their own special set of rules. What a surprise.

The College Fix reports:

LGBT activists permitted to break rules at Baylor University, conservative students are not

In the wake of Matt Walsh’s pro-traditional morality speech on campus last April, Baylor University...

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Pete Buttigieg Embraces the Idea of Student Loan Debt Cancellation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/16/2019 at 12:00pm
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Pete Buttigieg has stagnated in the polls and the media isn’t paying as much attention to him as they did a few months ago. This is an attempt to stay relevant.

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U. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Gender and Women’s Studies Dept. Shares ‘ICE Raid Toolkit’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:00am 7/16/2019 at 10:00am

This is further proof that the gender studies departments of many universities tend to attract the most radical of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Public university shares “Toolkit” to combat ‘Trump’s deportation machinery’

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s Gender and Women’s Studies department advertised an “ICE Raid Toolkit” meant to aid illegal immigrants in...

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Poll Finds Socialism is Popular Among Philosophy Majors

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:00am 7/16/2019 at 8:00am

This isn’t surprising. It’s hard to find an honest job as a philosopher.

Newsweek reports:

Almost 80 Percent of Philosophy Majors Favor Socialism, Poll Finds

verall, socialism isn’t winning over the majority...

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Gibson’s Bakery says Oberlin College’s scorched earth defense justifies large legal fee award

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9:25pm 7/15/2019 at 9:25pm

The post-verdict fight over legal fees continues in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

The jury decided that Gibson’s would get attorney’s fees, but it is up to Judge John Miraldi to determine the amount.

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VIDEO: Doing Stand-Up Comedy on a Liberal College Campus

https://youtu.be/iR2nh_XmfkA
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/15/2019 at 12:00pm
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This video was made in 2015, but I recently saw it for the first time on Twitter. The subject matter is still as relevant today as it was then, and it’s pretty funny.

Over the years, we’ve highlighted the fact that many college campuses can no longer handle comedy, because social justice...

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Scholars Publish Book Warning of Consequences of Transgender Ideology

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10:00am 7/15/2019 at 10:00am

Putting out a book like this takes serious guts. It’ll likely be attacked as hate speech, even though it’s based in common sense.

The College Fix reports:

Scholars’ new book questions transgender ideology

A new book from a group of academics offers a “dramatic intervention” into the prevailing narrative surrounding transgenderism.

In “Inventing Transgender Children...

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