College Insurrection  (Page 5)

More American Schools Offering Degrees in Marijuana Related Studies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 11:30am 8/4/2019 at 11:30am

This is a very real and emerging field. As states decriminalize the drug, an industry is springing up.

The College Fix reports:

More schools offering marijuana studies degrees

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U. Florida to Correct Free Speech Code and Pay Young Americans for Freedom $66K

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 9:30am 8/4/2019 at 9:30am

This is a win for all students at the school, not just conservatives.

From the YAF blog:

University Of Florida To Correct Speech Code, Pay Young Americans For Freedom Students $66,000

Conservative students at the University of Florida will no longer be discriminated against on the basis of their conservative beliefs by their university....

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New York Prof Compares Trump to Hugo Chavez and FOX News to Venezuelan Press

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/3/2019 at 12:00pm

For the left, the Obama presidency and all of the slobbering media that went with it, never happened.

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U. Virginia Art Student Claims Class Presentation Turned Into Political Ambush

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:30am 8/3/2019 at 11:30am

This student describes a scene which may be familiar to other conservative students.

From the Daily Signal:

When My College Art Class Became a Political Ambush

One afternoon during my sophomore year at the University of Virginia, I had to attend a presentation from the college’s residential artist for an art class that I...

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199 of the 200 Top Paid Public Employees in Arizona Work in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 9:30am 8/3/2019 at 9:30am

A similar report just came out about Virginia. This is unsustainable.

The College Fix

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Social Justice vs. Real Justice Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 8:00am 8/3/2019 at 8:00am
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The left is just crazy about social justice.

But that’s not real justice, or a lack thereof.

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U. Michigan Accused of Attempting to Out Gay Student Suing Over Alleged Abuse by Prof

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 2, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/2/2019 at 1:00pm

A grad student at the University of Michigan claimed that he was sexually harassed and abused by a professor. He sued the school for failing to act and now the school is being accused of using the student’s sexuality against him.

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Poll Finds Less Than Half of College Students Believe U.S. is Most Powerful Country

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/2/2019 at 12:00pm

Does anyone else have a sneaking suspicion that this has something to do with liberal contempt for Trump?

Campus Reform reports:

POLL: Less than half of students say US is most powerful country

A new poll shows that about three in ten American college students say that China is more powerful than the U.S.

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Former Michigan State President Getting $2.45 Million to Retire Despite Sex Abuse Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 2, 2019 at 10:00am 8/2/2019 at 10:00am

Lou Anna Simon resigned as president during the gymnastics sex scandal. Now she is retiring with a huge golden parachute.

The College Fix reports:

Michigan State’s indicted former president to get hefty $2.45M retirement payout

The former president of Michigan State University, Lou Anna Simon, who resigned from her post in...

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Marianne Williamson Would be First President Who Dropped Out of College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 2, 2019 at 8:00am 8/2/2019 at 8:00am
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She would probably be a lot of other firsts as well.

Forbes reports:

Marianne Williamson Would Be The First College Dropout President

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Law School Dean’s Email to Students Criticizes Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/1/2019 at 12:00pm

This story perfectly illustrates why the military is not run by liberal academics.

Campus Reform reports:

Law school dean slams Trump military transgender rule in email to students

A University of Wisconsin-Madison law school dean and professor noted to students that, in order to avoid losing federal funding, the school has “suspended” its nondiscrimination...

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U. Southern Mississippi to Offer Free Tuition to Members of Mississippi National Guard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 10:00am 8/1/2019 at 10:00am

This is a free college program people can get behind. People who are willing to serve should go to the front of the line.

The Hattiesburg American reports:

USM offers free tuition to Mississippi National Guard

The University of Southern Mississippi has entered into an agreement to provide free undergraduate tuition to the men...

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U. Michigan to Host ‘Psychedelic Neuroscience’ Symposium

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 8:00am 8/1/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a shame Timothy Leary is no longer with us. He would surely approve of this.

The College Fix reports:

Public university to host ‘psychedelic neuroscience’ symposium

Scientists at the University of Michigan this fall will explore “psychedelics,” or mind-altering drugs, during a daylong symposium, as part of an effort to “study the effects...

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UCLA Prof Wonders if he Could be Hired After New Diversity Rules Instated

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/31/2019 at 12:00pm

If he’s asking the question, the answer should be obvious.

The Washington Examiner reports:

UCLA professor ‘seriously wonders’ if he would have been hired at university with new diversity requirements

UCLA’s new diversity requirements have met some strong criticism.

Stephen Bainbridge, a professor at UCLA’s School of Law, took issue with...

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University of Michigan Opening ‘Social Justice High School’ in Detroit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 10:00am 7/31/2019 at 10:00am

The agenda is more important than scholarship. Reading comprehension rates won’t matter but everyone will know Orange Man Bad.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich social justice agenda is now ‘spreading beyond’ campus

The University of Michigan is opening a “social justice-themed” high school in partnership with Detroit Public...

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Oberlin College posts $36 million bond to secure Gibson’s Bakery judgment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:00am 7/31/2019 at 9:00am

The combined compensatory and punitive damages ($25 million) and attorney’s fees and costs (over $6.5 million) awards in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners left Oberlin College almost $32 million in debt.

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80 Percent of Highest Paid Public Employees in Virginia Work in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 8:00am 7/31/2019 at 8:00am

This just might have something to do with the ridiculously high cost of college tuition.

The College Fix reports:

In Virginia, 80 percent of the highest-paid public employees are in higher education

Nearly 80 percent of the highest paid state employees in the state of Virginia are public university staffers. Those individuals all pull...

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