College Insurrection  (Page 9)

Prof in Canada Fired for Believing Biological Sex is Real

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

This professor is an anthropologist. As anyone knows, when an anthropologist unearths ancient remains, they can typically determine what the person’s gender was through, you know, science.

The College Fix reports:

Canadian professor canned for opinion that biological sex is a real thing

As Chris Taylor quoted in the film Platoon, “Hell is the...

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Cornell students demand Chemistry Prof. David Collum be fired for tweeting that Buffalo incident was not police brutality

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/7/2020 at 9:00pm

David Collum is a distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Cornell University, and former Chair of the department. He self-identifies as libertarian, making him one of a small percentage of openly non-liberal professors on a large campus dominated by far-left social justice dogma.

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NY Times Op-Ed Uses Coronavirus Crisis to Push for Free College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/7/2020 at 1:30pm

Some people in higher education clearly don’t understand the tsunami aimed directly at the industry right now. Claire Bond Potter is a professor of history.

She writes at the New York Times:

The Only Way to Save Higher Education Is to Make It Free

In January 2020, while I was in New Hampshire canvassing...

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College in Georgia Expels Student for Racist Language Used on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 11:30am 6/7/2020 at 11:30am

College students are young and sometimes do dumb things. Also, there have been numerous times over the last several years where college students have been forgiven for doing far worse things than this. Now it’s clear, this is the one line that must not be crossed.

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Students at Mizzou Renew Calls for Removal of Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 9:30am 6/7/2020 at 9:30am

Higher education deserves the apocalypse coming to it in the near future.

The College Fix reports:

Mizzou students once again want statue of Thomas Jefferson removed

In an example of what could be the next phase of the current Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the country, students at the University of Missouri are —...

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The Campus Social Justice Warriors of Yesterday Are Now in the Workplace

WAJ video screenshot, okay to use
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 2:00pm 6/6/2020 at 2:00pm
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For anyone not in the know, a number of reporters at the New York Times are freaking out because the paper published an op-ed by Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas.

This is the consequence of campus social justice warriors entering the workforce.

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Faculty Members of George Washington U. Law School Want To Strip William Barr of Honorary Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 11:30am 6/6/2020 at 11:30am
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The left wants to unperson anyone who works for Trump. That’s what this is about.

Forbes reports:

Members Of George Washington University Law School’s Faculty Want To Strip William Barr Of His Honorary Degree

On Monday afternoon, as President Trump walked from the White House to nearby St. John’s Church to stage a photo...

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UConn Takes Federal Bailout Cash, Raises Tuition for Some, Offers Free College to Others

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 9:30am 6/6/2020 at 9:30am

These moves seem contradictory in pretty much every direction.

Campus Reform reports:

UConn takes gov’t bailout while raising tuition, making college ‘free’ for some

After announcing that it would make tuition free for families making up to $50,000 per year, the University of Connecticut squeezed current students for tuition and mandatory fees during the...

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Radicalism on Campus Week in Higher Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rftagV38YKY
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 8:00am 6/6/2020 at 8:00am
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Many parents in America must now realize who is teaching their children at college.

This trickles down to students.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Appeal Brief Filed – NAACP Supporting College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:30pm 6/5/2020 at 9:30pm

Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo have filed their Appeal Brief (pdf.) in the Gibson’s Bakery case. The NAACP also has filed an Amicus Brief (pdf.) in support of the college. Full copies of both briefs are at the bottom of this post.

The Oberlin College Brief is redacted because...

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College Republican Event at Southern Oregon U. Called ‘Alt-Right’ Because Invited Speaker Left Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 5, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/5/2020 at 12:00pm

Not belonging to Antifa anymore makes you alt-right? This is insane.

The College Fix reports:

Southern Oregon University calls invited speaker ‘alt-right’ because he left Antifa

Have you left Antifa? You must be a degenerate racist.

Southern Oregon University has a curiously narrow view of the political spectrum, given how it defended its decision not...

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VIDEO: NYU Business Prof Explains How Coronavirus Will be A Wrecking Ball to Higher Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10:00am 6/5/2020 at 10:00am
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I never heard of Professor Scott Galloway before now but he’s a smart guy. He apparently hosts an online program for Vice. His predictions for higher ed are pretty dire.

Via Ace of Spades who explains:

His basic notion is this:

American education has long been absurdly overpriced. He notes this is the only...

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Prof Resigns After Criticizing Protesters on Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 5, 2020 at 8:00am 6/5/2020 at 8:00am

In addition to the prof who resigned, there’s a professor at another school who is facing pressure to resign for mocking students for wanting special considerations right now.

Inside Higher Ed

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Rutgers University Historian Defends Antifa and Trashes Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/4/2020 at 12:00pm

This person has a history of defending Antifa. He has written books about them.

Campus Reform reports:

Rutgers historian runs to rioters’ defense: ‘Antifa isn’t the problem’

Mark Bray, a historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radicalism in modern Europe at Rutgers University in New Jersey, claims President Donald Trump’s labeling of Antifa...

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Drexel University Students Protest Presence of National Guard on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 10:00am 6/4/2020 at 10:00am

The National Guard is not on Drexel University’s campus for anything to do with the school. They’re using part of a building as a base of operations. Yet the students are protesting this.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Drexel Students Protest National Guard Presence on Campus

Drexel University students took to social media and wrote...

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Winthrop University Censors Dean for Using Term ‘Wuhan Virus’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 8:00am 6/4/2020 at 8:00am

In doing this, isn’t Winthrop University essentially siding with the Chinese Communist Party? Wouldn’t they do the same thing?

The College Fix reports:

Winthrop University censors dean who used term ‘Wuhan virus’

In mid-May, an opinion column discussing the origins of the COVID-19 virus written by a Winthrop University dean was retracted by a...

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Temple University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus in the Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/3/2020 at 12:00pm

Like other schools, there will be a number of new policies to protect students and staff.

ABC 6 in Philadelphia reports:

Temple University unveils plans for students to return for fall classes

Temple University has unveiled its plans to bring back students for the fall semester.

In a letter to the community, President Richard Englert...

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