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U. Alabama May Return Massive Financial Gift Over Donor’s Abortion Remarks

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 7, 2019 at 10:00am 6/7/2019 at 10:00am

This is a crazy situation. It just goes to show what a divisive issue it is.

From the Associated Press, via the Star Tribune:

University may return $21.5M after donor’s abortion remarks

When philanthropist Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. pledged a record $26.5 million to the University of Alabama in September, the institution showered him...

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U. Washington English Prof Appears at Pro-Communism Event

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 7, 2019 at 8:00am 6/7/2019 at 8:00am

Is it any wonder so many college students have a positive view of socialism?

The College Fix reports:

English professor appears at pro-Communist event

A professor of English recently spoke...

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Democrats Once Again Trot Out Yale Psychiatrist to Declare Trump Mentally Unfit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 7, 2019 at 7:00am 6/7/2019 at 7:00am
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In January of 2018, Democrats met with Yale psychiatrist Bandy Lee to discuss President Donald Trump’s mental state. Lee advocated the idea of performing a psychiatric evaluation on Trump, even by force if necessary.

Now they are revisiting this issue, and once again, Bandy Lee is the point person.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – VERDICT WATCH (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 1:20pm 6/6/2019 at 1:20pm

FRIDAY (by WAJ)

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VERDICT: Jury awards Gibson’s Bakery $11 million against Oberlin college

Update 2:30 p.m. — Dan tells me the judge read the verdict in court and the jury awarded $11 million. I am waiting for details as to...

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Prof Argues the Game of Dodgeball Reinforces Oppression

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/6/2019 at 12:00pm

Do you want to create another generation of campus snowflakes? This is a great way to start.

The College Fix reports:

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U. Michigan Offering Course on Media Bias and Fake News in the Age of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:00am 6/6/2019 at 10:00am
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It’s about time someone thought to offer a course on this topic. There’s so much material to work with!

Campus Reform reports:

UMich offers course on fake news coverage of Trump

The University of Michigan is offering a course during the fall 2019 semester on bias and inaccurate reporting in the news media, specifically...

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Hampshire College to Face Decision on Accreditation in Mid-June

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 8:00am 6/6/2019 at 8:00am
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The hits just keep coming for Hampshire College. If they lose their accreditation, that could be the beginning of the end.

Mass Live reports:

Decision on Hampshire College accreditation expected...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College Closing Argument: “When a powerful institution says you are racist, you are doomed”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:25pm 6/5/2019 at 7:25pm

Today were closing arguments by the lawyers in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College, the lawsuit said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Williams College Now Under Federal Investigation for Alleged Discrimination Against Jewish Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/5/2019 at 12:00pm
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There’s a lot of back story here, which we covered. This investigation comes as no surprise.

The College Fix reports:

Williams College under federal investigation for discriminating against Jewish students

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating Williams College over concerns that it violated antidiscrimination law when the student government refused to recognize a...

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Famed Sex Crimes Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Being Purged After Netflix Program About ‘Central Park Five’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11:00am 6/5/2019 at 11:00am
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Linda Fairstein was the sex crimes prosecutor in New York City in 1989 when a young woman was attacked and raped in Central Park. The case drew national attention and a group of minority teens who were allegedly “wilding” in the park were convicted.

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Young Democratic Socialists at Texas State Celebrate Gay Pride With Call for Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 10:00am 6/5/2019 at 10:00am

This says a lot about this group and not in a good way at all.

Campus Reform reports:

Socialist group celebrates ‘literally no straight people’

The Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) chapter at Texas State University boasted on Twitter about not having any straight members on its E-Board and Coordinating Committee after calling...

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New Debt-Free College Program in Connecticut Dubbed an ‘Investment’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 8:00am 6/5/2019 at 8:00am

Calling this an investment is a soft way of admitting someone has to pay for it, namely the taxpayers of Connecticut.

The Middletown Press reports:

Connecticut’s debt-free college program called an investment

The debt-free community college program that is part of the new state budget being acted on Tuesday will cost up to $8.1...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College trial – a Verdict this week?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00pm 6/4/2019 at 7:00pm

We are close to the end of Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College, the lawsuit said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Santa Clara U. Denies Recognition to Young Americans for Freedom Citing ‘Emotional Harm’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/4/2019 at 12:00pm

Instead of offering laughable excuses like emotional harm, schools should be honest. They should come right out and admit that they’re biased against conservative ideas.

Townhall reports:

Santa Clara University Blocks YAF Chapter’s Recognition, Cites ‘Emotional Harm’

Santa Clara University recently piled on to the multitude of discrimination cases against conservatives on college campuses...

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U. New Mexico Advised to ‘Build a Wall’ Around its Campus for Safety Reasons

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 10:00am 6/4/2019 at 10:00am

Build a wall, you say? That sounds like a familiar suggestion for how to increase security.

Campus Reform reports:

UNM advised to BUILD A WALL to make campus safer

The University of New Mexico, in an effort to make the campus safer, could soon build a wall around its perimeter.

UNM media relations officer Daniel...

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Students Protest Oberlin College Commencement Speaker From Apple

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 8:00am 6/4/2019 at 8:00am
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The underlying message of a protest like this is that the protesters believe they are more important than the graduation ceremony. It’s a selfish act. Also, be sure to check our continuing coverage of Gibson Bakery vs. Oberlin.

The Chronicle reports:

Oberlin College students protest commencement speaker

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Activists Demanding Divestment From Prisons and Fossil Fuels Shut Down Forum With Harvard President

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00am 6/4/2019 at 7:00am
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In April, Harvard President Lawrence Bacow should have spoken during a forum at Harvard’s Kennedy School. Before he could begin, student activists caused the event to end when they demanded that the school move its endowment away from prisons and fossil fuels.

The story has become big news now because the school...

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