College Insurrection  (Page 5)

Dartmouth College to Remove Weather Vane With Image of Native American

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/16/2020 at 12:00pm

The weather vane has been there since 1928 and it’s suddenly a problem now?

The Dartmouth reports:

Following complaints, College to remove Baker Tower weather vane

College President Phil Hanlon announced today that Dartmouth will remove and replace Baker Tower’s weather vane, which currently bears an image of a Native American.

The 600-pound weather vane,...

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Student Protesters Demand New Haven and Yale Defund Police Forces

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 10:00am 6/16/2020 at 10:00am

Who would Yale call if rioters and looters showed up on campus?

WTNH News reports:

Student protesters call on New Haven, Yale to defund police forces

High School and college students and community activists banded together Saturday to call for the defunding of the Yale Police Department.

They started on the New Haven Green, marched...

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Petition Calls on U. Florida to Change Humanities Requirement to Race and Racism Course

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 8:00am 6/16/2020 at 8:00am

Campus leftists are using current events to push for all sorts of things they might not get at another time.

Campus Reform reports:

UF students push to replace humanities requirement with ‘race & racism’ course

A new movement at...

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Thank you for your support in this time of cultural purge

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 15, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/15/2020 at 9:00pm

So there I was, minding my own business, enjoying my newborn second grandaughter (did I mention that?), when shit rolled downhill at me in the form of fury from some Cornell Law School faculty, alumni, and students, because I told some hard truths and expressed some tough opinions about the start...

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Petition Calls for Suspension of College Republicans at Elon U. Over Alleged Insensitive Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 15, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/15/2020 at 12:00pm

Members of the College Republicans allegedly said some insensitive things about Black Lives Matter. You can call Trump a fascist and call Republicans racist, but speaking ill of BLM in any way is just not allowed.

The College Fix reports:

Petition wants suspension of Elon U. College Republicans due to members’ ‘insensitive’ comments

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Protesters Occupy U. Chicago Police Headquarters Demanding Department be Abolished

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10:00am 6/15/2020 at 10:00am

These students are in Chicago and they don’t think they’ll ever need police? Best of luck.

CBS News in Chicago reports:

Protesters Occupy University Of Chicago Police Headquarters Demanding Department Be Abolished

Protesters have locked themselves inside the campus police headquarters at the University of Chicago, and now they say officers won’t let anyone...

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Pioneer Statues Toppled During Protests at University of Oregon

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 15, 2020 at 8:00am 6/15/2020 at 8:00am

These statues have been a target of the left for quite a while. Now protesters had an excuse to topple them.

Oregon Live reports:

Pioneer statues toppled amid protests at University...

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Media Groups and Law Profs rally to Oberlin College’s defense in Gibson’s Bakery Appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 8:00pm 6/14/2020 at 8:00pm

We previously covered how the NAACP had filed a motion for permission to file an Amicus Brief in favor of Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo in the Gibson’s Bakery appeal.

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U. Utah Medical Students Want School to Sever Ties With Police

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 11:30am 6/14/2020 at 11:30am

Similar efforts are underway at a handful of other schools. I expect we’ll see more of this.

Deseret News reports:

University of Utah medical students call for...

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Johns Hopkins U. Suspends Plan for Armed Campus Police Amid Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/13/2020 at 1:30pm

Student activists have been fighting this initiative for months. Recent events gave them just the opportunity they needed.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

Johns Hopkins University suspends plan for...

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U. Houston Suspends Voluntary Workouts After Six Student Athletes Test Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:30am 6/13/2020 at 11:30am

Were you starting to forget about Coronavirus? The media seems to have moved on.

ESPN reports:

University of Houston suspends workouts after six student-athletes test positive

The University of Houston has suspended voluntary workouts for all student-athletes after six symptomatic student-athletes in various sports tested positive for the coronavirus as the Houston area has...

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University Creates High Ranking Diversity Position Despite Coronavirus Hiring Freeze

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:30am 6/13/2020 at 9:30am

At times like this, people and organizations show where their true priorities lie.

The College Fix reports:

Public university creates high-ranking diversity position, exempts from COVID-19 hiring freeze

Some things are more important than fiscal prudence in a time of plummeting university income. Namely, an associate vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion.

James Madison...

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Jonathan Turley rips Cornell Law faculty letter against me: “It is the antipathy of the intellectual foundations for higher education”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HvswsAcZvc
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00am 6/13/2020 at 9:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HvswsAcZvc

As you know, there is an effort to get me fired from Cornell Law School because of my criticisms of the Black Lives Matters Movement, and failing firing, get me officially denounced by the law school.

It does not appear they will get me fired, but they did succeed in getting an...

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Cancel Culture on Steroids Week in Higher Education

https://youtu.be/5sjHG1op8fQ
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 8:00am 6/13/2020 at 8:00am
https://youtu.be/5sjHG1op8fQ

Higher education has fully embraced the anti-police movement.

But police aren’t the only ones being canceled.

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Berklee College of Music in Boston Apologizes for Letting Police Use Bathrooms During Protests

https://youtu.be/5sjHG1op8fQ
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 1:00pm 6/12/2020 at 1:00pm
https://youtu.be/5sjHG1op8fQ

Berklee College of Music is located on Massachusetts Avenue, in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. During the protests for George Floyd, Boston police officers were posted near the school and were allowed to use the school’s bathrooms.

Now the school is apologizing for this.

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Westfield State University Investigating ‘Disturbing’ Posts on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/12/2020 at 12:00pm

The school’s office of diversity and inclusion is assessing the case. What could go wrong?

Mass Live reports:

Westfield State University investigates ‘disturbing’ social media posts

An alleged social media exchange between students is being investigated at Westfield State University.

A message on the university’s Twitter site Thursday said the university “is assessing and addressing...

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Vandal Behind Anti-Black Racist Graffiti at Salisbury University is Black

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 10:00am 6/12/2020 at 10:00am

Sadly, we’ve seen this movie before. This is often done to justify making demands.

The College Fix reports:

CONFIRMED: Vandal behind racist graffiti at Salisbury University … is black

Salisbury University experienced massive racial unrest after a series of racist graffiti was discovered on campus over the course of the 2019-20 school year.

The public,...

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