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Wheeling Jesuit University Slashing Programs and Faculty in Effort to Survive

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/31/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s amazing how quickly so many small schools are scrambling to stay afloat or closing. The reckoning is here.

Morning Journal reports:

Wheeling Jesuit slashes all but 11 programs, sports...

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Student Govt. at USC Proposes Making Campus a Sanctuary for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 11:30am 3/31/2019 at 11:30am

This is just more left wing virtue signaling.

Campus Reform reports:

USC student gov proposes making campus ‘sanctuary’ for illegal aliens

A senator from the University of Southern California undergraduate student government presented a resolution Tuesday expressing support for a “sanctuary campus,” where illegal alien students would be protected.

Sen. Michaela Murphy presented the “Sanctuary...

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Will Penn Rename Biden Center Following Allegations Against the Former VP?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSZDV1Gv8xk
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 9:30am 3/31/2019 at 9:30am
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It’s a fair question, considering the fact that they scrubbed another man’s name based on accusations of sexual harassment.

The College Fix reports:

Penn is silent on whether it will rename Biden Center, following sexual allegations against Joe Biden

A year ago, the University of Pennsylvania scrubbed a major donor’s name from campus after...

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Hiwassee College to Close at End of Spring 2019 Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/30/2019 at 1:30pm

Another one bites the dust. This is happening at a rate of two or three per month now.

WATE News reports:

Students grappling with next moves as Hiwassee College set to close at end of semester

Hiwassee College will close at the end of the spring 2019 semester due to financial reasons.

According to a...

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Hofstra University Students Renew Effort to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:30am 3/30/2019 at 11:30am
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Here we go again. The school refused to do this last year, but the students aren’t taking no for an answer.

Campus Reform reports:

Founding Fathers under attack: Students demand Thomas Jefferson statue removal

Students at Hofstra University protested a statue of Thomas Jefferson on Friday at the second annual event, titled “Jefferson Has...

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FIRE Sues UCLA for Hiding Public Records About Disruption of Trump Official’s Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 9:30am 3/30/2019 at 9:30am

FIRE is suing UCLA because the school won’t produce records about who disrupted a speech by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

The College Fix reports:

UCLA sued for hiding public records on disruption of Trump official’s speech

UCLA is required by state law to turn over “disclosable” public records within 10 days of request. In...

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Legal Nightmares Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:00am 3/30/2019 at 8:00am
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The college admissions scandal is already having a huge legal impact on higher education.

And here’s another legal nightmare to throw on the fire.

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My visit to the White House in support of campus free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 9:00pm 3/29/2019 at 9:00pm

I was honored and humbled to be present at the White House last week to witness President Trump sign an executive order designed to protect free speech in higher education.

Public colleges and universities must now stop trampling upon students’ First Amendment rights, or risk federal cuts to their research dollars. I...

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Beloit College Cancels Speech After Student Protesters Block Stage With Furniture

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/29/2019 at 12:00pm

If you look below, you can see a video of the protesters piling up furniture on the stage to prevent the speech.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports:

Protests prompt Beloit College to cancel Erik Prince lecture

Beloit College canceled a lecture by former Blackwater head Erik Prince Wednesday after protesters disrupted the...

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University Students Told White, Male, Heterosexual, Christian Privilege is Everywhere

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 10:00am 3/29/2019 at 10:00am

Someone should have asked about Jussie Smollett. That’s a case study in privilege which defies the theory being offered here.

The College Fix reports:

White, male, heterosexual, Christian privilege is everywhere, college students told

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Kansas House of Representatives Passes Bill Which Would Expand Campus Carry Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8:00am 3/29/2019 at 8:00am

The bill not only lowers the age for who can carry but also recognizes permits from out of state.

Campus Reform reports:

Kansas lawmakers pass a bill that’s sure to trigger gun control advocates

The Kansas House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would expand the number of college students who are legally...

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Jewish Reporter Harassed at U. Houston While Covering Anti-Israel Demonstration

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/28/2019 at 12:00pm

Reporter Michael C. Duke was covering “Israeli Apartheid Week” at the University of Houston and his stunning account is below.

He writes at the Jewish-Herald Voice:

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New Law in Kentucky is a Huge Win for Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10:00am 3/28/2019 at 10:00am

This has been in the works for months and now the governor has signed it into law. May other states follow suit.

FIRE reports:

New law gives Kentucky college students ‘broadest possible latitude’ for free speech

Today, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed HB 254 into law, protecting free speech at the commonwealth’s public colleges...

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Diversity Training at American University Forces Students to Examine the Race of Their Friends

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 8:00am 3/28/2019 at 8:00am

This sounds like a weird experiment in social engineering. It does not sound like anything that has to do with the pursuit of scholarship.

The College Fix reports:

American University forced us to admit most of our friends are the same race

Student activists and their administrative enablers often demand that students, faculty and...

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Yale is First School to Rescind Student’s Admission Following Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/27/2019 at 7:00pm
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Fallout continues to happen after the exposure of a national college admissions scandal. On Monday, twelve defendants were arraigned in federal court in Boston.

Now Yale has rescinded the admission of a student allegedly admitted under fraudulent circumstances.

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‘Mutant Rabbit’ Goes Missing at University of Michigan Laboratory

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/27/2019 at 12:00pm

The rabbit is still believed to be at large.

From the Motherboard at Vice:

‘Mutant Rabbit’ Lost By University of Michigan Laboratory, FOIA Docs Show

A series of bizarre and fatal mishaps—including the vanishing of a “mutant rabbit” and the killing of more than 11,000 zebrafish with bleach—plagued an animal testing laboratory at the...

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College in New York City Promotes Democrat Presidential Campaign Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 10:00am 3/27/2019 at 10:00am

Imagine the horror of this school if they were asked to promote jobs for students on Trump’s 2020 campaign.

Campus Reform reports:

NYC college openly promotes Democrat presidential campaign jobs

A City University of New York-John Jay College department sent out a mass email to students promoting a paid summer position aimed at helping...

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