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College Republicans at Columbia Allege Discrimination Over Dennis Prager Talk

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 10:00am 4/11/2018 at 10:00am

Prager is set to do an event at the school and suddenly, organizers are told there’s a problem with live streaming it.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia Republicans allege discrimination ahead of Prager talk

The Columbia University College Republicans (CUCR) is accusing the school of trying to “silence” Dennis Prager’s upcoming talk by imposing a...

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Columbia Offers Course on ‘Social Justice Songwriting’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00am 2/21/2018 at 10:00am

Progressives have an ongoing love affair with their romanticized memory of the 1960’s. That’s how courses like this one come into being.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia University offers ‘social justice songwriting’ class

An Ivy League university in New York City is hosting a music class to teach teenagers “pop and social justice songwriting,”...

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Columbia Students Holding Event to Encourage Peers to Redistribute Their Wealth

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 10:00am 2/13/2018 at 10:00am

A new generation of Marxists is taking shape at Columbia. Why don’t these students drop out of school and give away their tuition dollars?

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia event discusses ‘obligation’ to ‘redistribute’ wealth

Two students at Columbia University are hosting a workshop later this month to encourage their peers to “redistribute our own...

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Columbia Student Says Feminist Philosophy Class Was ‘Indoctrination’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10:00am 2/8/2018 at 10:00am

Is anyone other than the student surprised by this? Any course based on identity politics is going to try to persuade you to adopt their way of thinking.

PJ Media reports:

Feminist Philosophy Class Was ‘Indoctrination,’ Says Columbia Student

A sophomore at Columbia University is arguing that the feminist philosophy class he took last...

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Columbia Students and Professors Boycott Bookstore for Supporting Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:00am 1/20/2018 at 10:00am

The left wing mob at Columbia is targeting a nearby business for believing Israel has the right to exist. How progressive.

Campus Reform reports:

Students, profs boycott bookstore for supporting Israel

More than 170 members of the Columbia University community have signed onto a petition calling for a boycott of a local bookstore for...

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Columbia Course Examines the ‘Persistent Racism’ of ‘Trumpism’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 8:00am 1/12/2018 at 8:00am

More Trump Derangement Syndrome in academia.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia offers course on ‘persistent racism’ of ‘Trumpism’

An upcoming course at the Teachers College, Columbia University is slated to explore “Trumpism” by examining “the connections between wealth, violence, and politics.”

In an email obtained by Campus Reform, professor Erika Kitzmiller explained that the course,...

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Second Columbia Prof Resigns for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 5, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/5/2018 at 12:00pm

It looks as though the #MeToo movement has caught up with academia.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Second Columbia Professor Resigns After Accusations of Sexual Misconduct

Columbia University lost its second professor this week to accusations of sexual misconduct by former students, in a wave of investigations into sexual harassment by university officials and...

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Columbia Prof Wants Universities to Rethink Commitment to First Amendment

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7:30am 12/15/2017 at 7:30am

How do we know the academic left is against freedom? They keep telling us they are.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Columbia Professor Urges Universities to Rethink Commitment to First Amendment

A Columbia University comparative literature professor’s recent urging of universities to rethink their commitment to the First Amendment in light of “new technologies,”...

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Columbia Student Paper Refuses to Publish Article About Antifa Harassing Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 9:00am 11/26/2017 at 9:00am

College Republicans at Columbia are being targeted by Antifa in dangerous ways. You would think the student paper might find that newsworthy.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia newspaper refuses to publish Republican op-ed

The Columbia University student newspaper has declined to publish an op-ed written by Ari Boosalis, the president of the school’s College...

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Columbia Student Paper Silent About Antifa Harassment of College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00am 11/11/2017 at 10:00am

College Republicans at Columbia have been targeted by Antifa but the school paper doesn’t seem to think that’s newsworthy.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia newspaper silent after College Republicans doxing

The Columbia University student newspaper has declined to cover Antifa harassment towards the school’s College Republicans chapter despite both negative and positive coverage of the...

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Black Student Activists at Columbia Want College Republicans Defunded

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 10:30am 10/31/2017 at 10:30am
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1147245345349940&id=151444014930083

If you can’t beat ’em, destroy ’em.

The College Fix reports:

Black student activists demand defunding of College Republicans: They ‘oppose our humanity’

If you invite speakers we call white supremacists, you aren’t worthy of receiving student government money funded by your own fees.

Th...

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Will Hillary Become a Columbia Professor?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3375890/Pregnant-Chelsea-Clinton-spotted-festive-family-stroll-husband-parents-Bill-Hillary-wore-flower-embroidered-coat-bought-Afghanistan-12-years-ago.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/13/2017 at 4:00pm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3375890/Pregnant-Chelsea-Clinton-spotted-festive-family-stroll-husband-parents-Bill-Hillary-wore-flower-embroidered-coat-bought-Afghanistan-12-years-ago.html

Sources have told The New York Daily News that failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may set her eyes on a professor role at Columbia University.

The failed candidate used to teach at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

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Columbia Teacher Conference Addresses Microaggressions and White Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:30am 8/1/2017 at 10:30am

Is the madness we see on college campuses coming soon to a public school classroom near you?

The Daily Caller reports:

Columbia University Teachers Conference Tackles ‘Whiteness’ And ‘Microaggressions’

A recent conference hosted at Columbia University for teachers included workshops on dealing with white privilege and challenging microaggressions in the classroom.

In the “Reimagining Education...

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Students Target Columbia Wrestlers Over Leaked Chat Room Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:00am 11/18/2016 at 7:00am

Last week, a Columbia University student blog published a series of leaked chat room messages, leaked to a Columbia student blog, that were sent between school wrestling team players. The team was then suspended, as Legal Insurrection reported, Columbia Suspends Men’s Wrestling Season Over Lewd Texts.

These leaked messages, which were sent in the assumed privacy...

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Columbia Law School joins Halloween Costume PC witch hunt

https://twitter.com/Toni_Airaksinen/status/791875040828678144
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 12:40pm 10/28/2016 at 12:40pm
https://twitter.com/Toni_Airaksinen/status/791875040828678144

Cracking down on “offensive” Halloween is all the rage, as we have highlighted many times.

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Posters for Christina Hoff Sommers Appearance at Columbia Torn Down

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00am 10/22/2016 at 8:00am
https://youtu.be/xqd2BTny8-0

We’ve seen this happen at other schools so it would be no surprise if this was happening at Barnard College at Columbia University in New York, too. Toni Airaksinen, a Barnard student, documented the poster destruction in her Twitter feed.

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Conservative Students at Columbia Allege Threats and Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 11:45am 9/15/2016 at 11:45am

One has to wonder if the university will be setting up a safe space for conservatives on campus.

The College Fix reported:

Columbia U. conservatives’ horror stories: Threatened, bullied, censored

It’s not easy being a conservative student at Columbia University. In fact, it’s downright hostile, if interviews from a student and recent alum of...

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