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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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Cornell campus climate “so far beyond political correctness”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 9:15am 6/12/2020 at 9:15am
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I appeared last night on the Laura Ingraham show to talk about my post, There’s an effort to get me fired at Cornell for criticizing the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Much of the conversation turned on a Statement issued late yesterday afternoon by Cornell Law School Dean Eduardo M. Peñalver defending my academic...

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Louisiana State U. Prof Vows to Drop Students Who Are on ‘Hate List’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 8:00am 6/12/2020 at 8:00am

This professor is talking about curating a list of students who engage in ‘hate speech’ and dropping them from class. This is a public university.

FOX News reports:

LSU professor vows to ‘drop’ students on ‘hate speech’ list

A Louisiana professor called on her colleagues to keep a list of students who engage in...

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Harvard Prof Who Allegedly Lied About Ties to Lab in China, Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/11/2020 at 12:00pm

This professor was the chair of the chemistry department at Harvard. The lab in China was allegedly paying him $50,000 per month.

FOX News reports:

Harvard professor indicted after allegedly lying about ties to Wuhan university, recruitment plan

A Harvard University professor was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on charges that he...

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Student Paper at Temple University Calls for ‘Hate Speech’ to be Barred on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10:00am 6/11/2020 at 10:00am

Who gets to decide what qualifies as hate speech? I bet we can guess.

Campus Reform reports:

Editorial board at public university calls for ‘hate speech’ to be ‘barred’ on campus

Temple University’s student newspaper edi...

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There’s an effort to get me fired at Cornell for criticizing the Black Lives Matter Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:45am 6/11/2020 at 8:45am

There is an effort underway to get me fired at Cornell Law School, where I’ve worked since November 2007, or if not fired, at least denounced publicly by the school.

Ever since I started Legal Insurrection in October 2008, it’s been an awkward relationship given the overwhelmingly liberal faculty and atmosphere. Living...

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U. Florida Rescinds Admission for Student Over Years-Old Racist Comments on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:00am 6/11/2020 at 8:00am

The craziest aspect of this story is that the effort to cancel this young woman appears to be led by an 18 year-old Disney star.

The College Fix reports:

University of Florida rescinds admission to student for old ‘racist’ posts; she’s getting death threats

Liberty Woodley had...

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UCLA Prof Living Under Police Protection for Refusing to Exempt Black Students From Exams

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 2:00pm 6/10/2020 at 2:00pm
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Professor Gordon Klein teaches accounting at UCLA’s Anderson School of Business. He recently refused to exempt black students from final exams over the death of George Floyd.

Students allegedly threatened to kill him. He is now under investigation and living under police protection.

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U. Chicago Law Prof Calls For Military Coup Against Trump, Backtracks When Called Out

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/10/2020 at 12:00pm

Professor Brian Leiter maintains a blog called ‘Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog.’ In a recent post, he has now updated, he called for military leaders to depose and jail Trump.

Journalist Glenn Greenwald called it out on Twitter:

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Students Demand Ohio State Cut Ties With Police, Spend Money on Diversity Center

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

The next time someone at the school calls 911, maybe the operator should refer them to the school’s department of diversity and inclusion.

Campus Reform reports:

Thousands of students demand Ohio State cut ties with police, spend money on diversity center instead

The Ohio State University’s undergraduate student government sent a letter to administration...

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Arizona State Revokes Journalism Dean Job Offer Over Tweet About ‘Good Police Officers’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 8:00am 6/10/2020 at 8:00am

Academia is dominated by the far left, we all knew this, but now it is crystal clear how bad the situation really is.

The College Fix reports:

After tweet supporting ‘good police officers,’ Arizona State revokes journalism dean offer

Arizona State University has rescinded a job offer to the new dean of its journalism...

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U. Texas at Austin to Require Students and Faculty to Wear Masks Indoors

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/9/2020 at 12:00pm

The only exception seems to be if you are in a room alone, such as a dorm room.

The Texas Tribune reports:

University of Texas at Austin will require all students, faculty and staff to...

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UCLA Profs Join Far Left’s ‘Defund the Police’ Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 10:00am 6/9/2020 at 10:00am

Who do these people think they’re going to call if a roving pack of rioters descends on their campus?

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA profs join nationwide ‘defund the police’ push

In a letter sent by University of California-Los Angeles faculty members to the school’s chancellor and executive vice chancellor, the staff requests that UCLA...

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U. Pennsylvania Students Demand School Sever Ties With Philadelphia Police

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 8:00am 6/9/2020 at 8:00am

For years, we’ve been told that college campuses are incredibly dangerous places, particularly for female students. Now students want to sever ties with law enforcement.

The College Fix reports:

Students demand Penn sever ties with Philly cops, change ‘militarized campus police state’

Members of the University of Pennsylvania community are demanding the school stop...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Bakery Files Cross-Appeal Brief to Restore Full $33 Million Punitive Damages

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 8, 2020 at 9:20pm 6/8/2020 at 9:20pm

Last Friday, Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo filed their Appeal Brief, seeking to overturn the trial verdict. The NAACP also filed a ridiculous Amicus Brief supporting the college. According to the docket, at least one more Amicus Brief will be filed for a coalition of ‘anti-censorship’ groups.

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Ivanka Trump Dropped as Commencement Speaker for Wichita State University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 8, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/8/2020 at 12:00pm
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Student protesters used George Floyd’s death, or supposedly Trump’s response, to get Ivanka canceled. I have a feeling they would have found a reason anyway.

FOX News reports:

Ivanka Trump rips ‘cancel culture’ after she’s...

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Universities Try to Cut Spending by Slashing Sports Programs

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 8, 2020 at 10:00am 6/8/2020 at 10:00am

In the coming months, there will likely be a lot more slashing and cutting.

Campus Reform reports:

Universities slash spending by cutting entire sports programs

Universities across the nation are ending sports programs as they look for new ways to reduce spending. Revenue losses from the nationwide shutdowns have caused coaches to be furloughed...

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