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George Washington U. Prof Lauds School for Rejecting Radical Student Demands

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Left wing students at George Washington University recently issued a list of wacky demands which the school has rejected. One professor is praising the school’s decision.

FOX 5 DC reports:

DC university professor calls student protest groups’ demands ‘political correctness run amok’

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U. Maryland Student Government Mandates Diversity Training For Itself

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The student government at the University of Maryland has had it with their own inability to appreciate diversity.

You couldn’t make this up.

Campus Reform reports:

UMD student gov requires itself to take diversity training

The University of Maryland’s student government is now mandating “diversity and cultural sensitivity” for all of its officers.

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NY Republican Rep. Releases Plan to Lower Cost of College

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Rep. Tom Reed of New York has released a plan intended to help stem the rising cost of college and it’s not bad.

The Hill reports:

GOP lawmaker releases plan to control college costs

Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) on Monday unveiled a blueprint that describes steps Congress could take to reduce college costs.

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Ohio State Student: Left is More Scared of Trump Than ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:00am 12/6/2016 at 7:00am

A student from Ohio State recently called in to the Sean Hannity radio show and offered an amazing perspective about the culture at her school.

According to her, the school went berserk after the election with students and professors acting like it was the end of the world. After the recent campus...

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Princeton University President: The Term ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Has No Basis in Law

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The President of Princeton University may find himself in hot water with the left very soon. He dared to question the validity of sanctuary campuses.

The Daily Caller reports:

Fancypants College President: The Term ‘Sanctuary Campus’ ‘Has No Basis In Law’

n the wake of last month’s presidential election, petitions have cropped up at...

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Colleges Crack Down on “Inappropriate” Religious Christmas Displays

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The annual War on Christmas is getting started right on time at some American colleges and universities.

Campus Reform reports:

No ‘religious icons’ during Christmas, colleges tell students

With Christmas approaching, universities are cracking down on potentially offensive religious decorations, all but banning displays of the “Nativity Scene” and images of the “crucifixion.”

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Columbia Students And Faculty Form ‘Columbia Against Trump’ Group

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This stuff is getting pretty tiresome. The guy hasn’t even been sworn in yet and the left is acting like they’re living under tyranny.

The College Fix reported:

Columbia U. students, faculty form group ‘Columbia Against Trump’

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Oberlin College President Backs Sanctuary Campus Policy

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If there’s one American college everyone knew would get behind the sanctuary campus movement, it was Oberlin.

The Chronicle reports:

Oberlin College leader backs sanctuary campus campaign

In a letter of support for making Oberlin College a sanctuary campus, President Marvin Krislov outlined...

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Student Sues University After Accruing $224K in Debt But Getting No Degree

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This woman was trying to get her doctorate in education. Six years later, she still doesn’t have a degree and is drowning in debt. How does this happen?

NBC News reports:

Student Sues Walden University: ‘I Wasted Six Years of My Life’

Jennifer Wright, an ex-Marine Corps officer who teaches grade schoolers in the...

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Staffer at Ohio State Under Fire for Expressing Sympathy for Campus Attacker

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3:30pm 12/3/2016 at 3:30pm

Given the current climate on college campuses in America, is this really so surprising?

Heat Street reports:

Black Lives Matter Ohio State University Staffer Expresses Sympathy with Campus Attacker

Using the Black Lives Matter hashtag, an Ohio State University employee wrote a Facebook post urging compassion for the man who attacked and injured 11...

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VIDEO: GA State Rep. Warns Colleges Could Lose Funds Over Sanctuary Campuses

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Georgia State Rep. Earl Ehrhart has a warning for colleges that adopt sanctuary campus policies.

“If you don’t follow the law, the state funds are not gonna follow you.”

He made the statement on FOX and Friends of Friday morning.

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Hampshire College Starts Flying American Flag Again

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Perhaps the hundreds of veterans who protested at Hampshire College recently made the difference.

The Associated Press reports:

Massachusetts College Starts Flying US Flag Again

The Massachusetts college that drew nationwide criticism when it stopped flying the U.S. flag on campus following the presidential election says Old Glory is back up.

Hampshire College in Amherst...

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Patriotism 101 Week in Higher Education

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Why are so many people in acadmia so keen on anti-American sentiment?

Hampshire College offered the nation a free lesson in love of country this week.

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New Smartphone App Records Microaggressions on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8:30am 12/3/2016 at 8:30am

Can you imagine the time and effort that went into developing this ridiculous application?

The College Fix reports:

‘Virtual safe space’: Smartphone app records campus microaggressions

In the quest to study microaggressions, one scholar has harnessed technology to chronicle such verbal insults and unintentional slights, creating an app that allows students to not only...

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Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/2/2016 at 3:00pm

I don’t wish to be snarky because this is obviously a very serious subject but wow. If you made this up, no one would believe it.

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Student Newspapers Face Increasing Censorship From University Administrators

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/2/2016 at 12:00pm

It is amazing that America’s institutions of higher education have so many issues with free speech.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Student Press Under Pressure

Student news organizations face threats...

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TX Gov. Abbott to Cut Funding to State Colleges Which Offer Sanctuary

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There is a mad rush among progressive academics to institute “sanctuary campus” polices which will harbor illegal immigrants much in the same way as sanctuary cities. It’s largely due to Trump’s stunning election victory and the left is trying to make it happen before the President Elect is sworn in.

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