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Freshman Orientation at Columbia Includes Three Hour Identity Politics Workshop

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:00am 9/19/2018 at 10:00am

You have to make sure that everyone knows what’s expected of them, right?

The College Fix reports:

Columbia freshmen required to undergo 3-hour identity politics workshop during orientation

As part of Columbia University’s New Student Orientation Program, first-year students participated in a mandatory activity called “Under1Roof.”

Columbia’s schedule book for orientation describes it as a...

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University Study Finds Trump Voters Are Unfairly Misrepresented

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 12:30pm 8/5/2018 at 12:30pm
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Amazingly, this study was done by a professor at Columbia.

Campus Reform reports:

STUDY: Researchers falsely frame Trump supporters as racists

A new study finds that much of the research conducted on President Trump’s voters is marred by prejudicial designs, distorted data, and outright misrepresentation of Trump’s words.

Led by Musa al-Gharbi, a Columbia University...

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Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Former Columbia Prof After Bias Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 8:00am 7/30/2018 at 8:00am

The professor claimed one of her colleagues was trying to sabotage her through a negative email campaign.

Bloomberg News reports:

Columbia Bias Case Ends in $1.3 Million Payout to Professor

A jury awarded $1.25 million to a former Columbia University finance professor whose senior colleague sent dozens of emails disparaging her to industry professionals...

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Columbia University Workshop Tells Teachers How to be ‘Agents of Social Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/21/2018 at 1:30pm

This is how progressive concepts trickle down from higher ed into lower grade classrooms.

The Daily Caller reports:

Columbia Grad School Tells K-12 Teachers How to be ‘Agents of Social Justice’

Teachers College, Columbia University hosted a workshop instructing K-12 history teachers on how to be “agents of social justice” on Tuesday.

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New Columbia Journalism School Prof Has Donated to Hillary 40 Times Since 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 8:00am 6/18/2018 at 8:00am
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Like so many of his industry colleagues, he’s with her.

The College Fix reports:

New high-profile Columbia Journalism School professor donated to Hillary Clinton 40 times since 2015

Columbia Journalism School recently announced that Raju Narisetti, the former Gizmodo CEO and News Corp senior vice president of strategy, will join its department as a...

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Columbia Prof Warns of ‘Theocratization’ of Constitution by Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/13/2018 at 12:00pm

The SCOTUS ruling on Masterpiece Cakes has apparently got some progressives in academia concerned.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof warns of ‘theocratization’ of Constitution by conservatives

A Columbia University professor recently claimed that conservatives’ belief in “natural law” is leading to a “radical theocratization of the Constitution.”

Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Katherine Franke,...

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MFA Visual Arts Students at Columbia Demand Tuition Refund

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 8:00am 5/1/2018 at 8:00am

The students claim the facilities are terrible and that the some of the faculty is missing in action.

The Columbia Spectator reports:

With decrepit facilities and missing faculty, MFA Visual Arts students demand tuition refund

When Elsa Lama, SVA ’18, chose to attend Columbia’s Masters of Fine Arts Visual Arts program in 2016, she...

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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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