College Insurrection  (Page 9)

Democrats Enlist College Students as Organizers in Wisconsin

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 1:30pm 1/19/2020 at 1:30pm

Democrats know they blew it in Wisconsin in 2016. They’re obviously not taking any chances for 2020.

News 8000 reports:

Wisconsin college students part of Democrats’ campus push

Democrats know that to defeat President Donald Trump they need to do a better job motivating young voters such as University of Wisconsin junior David Pelikan.

He’s...

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Faculty at Ohio University Protests Cuts to Budget

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 11:30am 1/19/2020 at 11:30am

Why do people think protests will change financial reality?

WCMH News reports:

Ohio University faculty protest proposed budget cuts

Ohio University leaders said...

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Harvard Hires ‘Associate Dean for Inclusion and Belonging’ After Long Search

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 9:30am 1/19/2020 at 9:30am

Is any one else amused by the creativity involved in making up these diversity administration job titles?

The College Fix reports:

After over a year, Harvard hires new ‘Associate Dean for Inclusion and Belonging’

After sixteen months, Harvard has finally filled its Associate Dean for Inclusion and Belonging position, a role that oversees numerous...

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Former Stony Brook University Prof Pleads Guilty to Stealing Cancer Research Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1:30pm 1/18/2020 at 1:30pm

He allegedly used some of the money to pay his mortgage.

Newsday reports:

Ex-Stony Brook professor pleads guilty to stealing cancer research funds

A former professor at the medical school at Stony Brook University pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with diverting $225,000 in grant money meant for cancer research to pay his mortgage and...

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Student Debt Keeps Rising as Colleges Spend Millions on Diversity and Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:30am 1/18/2020 at 11:30am

The worst part of this is that it’s never enough. And people actually want this to be free, meaning more money from taxpayers.

Campus Reform reports:

Student loan debt soars as colleges spend millions on diversity efforts, illegal aliens

The student debt crisis in America continues to grow at an alarming rate, with a...

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Students Sue University for Shutting Down Protest of Gun-Free Zones

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 9:30am 1/18/2020 at 9:30am

This is one of those issues where protests are generally frowned upon by today’s universities.

The College Fix reports:

Public university sued for shutting down student...

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Delusions of Diversity Week in Higher Education

https://youtu.be/c32LM26Kzos
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:00am 1/18/2020 at 8:00am
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Diversity has become big business in higher education, but the associated politics are anything but diverse.

And inclusion? That’s only for...

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Profs at UW Seattle Asked to Push Progressive Causes in School’s Diversity Guide

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/17/2020 at 12:00pm

This should surprise no one. The emphasis on diversity in higher education is all about the promotion of progressive politics.

Jason Rantz reports at KTTH Radio:

Rantz: Professors asked to push nutty progressive causes in UW Seattle diversity guide

Acknowledge the University of Washington campus is on land stolen from Native Americans. Use gender-neutral,...

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American University in Afghanistan Faces Uncertain Future

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 17, 2020 at 10:00am 1/17/2020 at 10:00am

The university depends largely on tax dollars but can’t account for over $60 million in government funds.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Uncertain Future for American University in Afghanistan

The American University of Afghanistan opened its doors in 2006, in the wake of the U.S.-led invasion of the country five years earlier. In a country...

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Student Govt. at U. Pennsylvania Demands Free ‘Chest Binders’ for Female Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8:00am 1/17/2020 at 8:00am

Chest binders are for women who want to appear male. Why do they need to be free?

The College Fix reports:

Penn student government calls for free ‘chest binders’ for female students

The University of Pennsylvania’s Undergraduate Assembly will call on the school’s insurance provider to offer free “chest binders” for female students, elastic...

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California to Increase Funds for DACA Graduate Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/16/2020 at 12:00pm

Isn’t California encouraging more illegal immigration by doing this?

Campus Reform reports:

California ‘Dreamers’ set to get more state funding

The 2020-21 school year is good news for Dreamers in California.

The University of California and California State University graduate students who fall under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will soon be eligible for...

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Report Says 2.4 Million Students in U.S. Use Dating Site to Seek ‘Sugar Daddies’ for Tuition Help

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:00am 1/16/2020 at 10:00am

This seems like a sad way to make ends meet.

FOX Business reports:

College students pay tuition by hooking up with sugar daddies, mommas

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Elizabeth Warren Says She Will Cancel Student Debt for Millions on Day One

https://youtu.be/eGiclrXpuZQ
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 8:00am 1/16/2020 at 8:00am
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Why stop there? Why not wipe out our national debt as well?

Yahoo News reports:

Elizabeth Warren says she will cancel 42 million borrowers’ student debt — on Day 1

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren doesn’t just want to cancel student debt for 42 million borrowers — she wants to do it on Day 1...

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UC Davis Transgender Student Plants 100 Fake Penises in Campus Garden for Art Class Project

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/15/2020 at 12:00pm

Where is Sigmund Freud when you need him?

The College Fix reports:

UC Davis transgender student plops plastic penises in a garden, calls it ‘art’

For one of his fall semester courses, a transgender student at the University of California Davis “planted” a bunch of plastic penises in the dirt near the campus library...

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College’s Equity and Inclusion Officer Apologizes for Holding ‘F**k Trump’ Sign at Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 10:00am 1/15/2020 at 10:00am

This must have made any students who support Trump feel very equal and included. Just goes to show diversity administration in higher education is about the politics of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer flashes Trump, McConnell profanity-laced sign

A head inclusion officer at one Michigan school is in hot...

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UConn Students Arrested for Racial Slur Last Year Now Suing School on First Amendment Grounds

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:00am 1/15/2020 at 8:00am

This was crazy. If you’re not familiar, read the full back story here.

The Hartford Courant reports:

UConn students arrested in racial slur case sue university on First Amendment grounds

Two UConn students arrested last year for repeatedly shouting a racial slur outside an on-campus apartment building are suing the university, its president and...

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Syracuse University Convening Special Committee to Assess Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/14/2020 at 12:00pm

The school is doing this in response to a number of questionable incidents which occurred on campus last fall.

The Daily Orange reports:

Special committee to begin campus climate review

The Board of Trustees special committee tasked with jointly assessing diversity, inclusion and campus climate at Syracuse University has met and begun planning...

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