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Columbia University Prof Suggests Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Queer Icon

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:30am 12/15/2019 at 11:30am

Merry Christmas from the campus left. Is there any holiday that progressives can’t ruin with politics?

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League prof: Rudolph is ‘queerest holiday special’ even though conservatives will be ‘infuriated’

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is a “queer” icon whether “conservatives” like it or not, according to one Ivy League professor.

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Columbia University Announces Scholarship Program for Refugees and Displaced Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:00pm 12/5/2019 at 3:00pm

Why didn’t they do this before now? Were there no refugees while Obama was president?

From the Columbia website:

First University-Wide Scholarship Program for Displaced Students

More than 70.8 million people around the world have been forced from their homes by violence, persecution and other human rights violations. Almost 26 million of these individuals...

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Columbia Prof Who Fled Communism Resigns Claiming School is Becoming Communist

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 10:00am 11/7/2019 at 10:00am

This makes Columbia look terrible, but the media will likely ignore the professor’s concerns.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia professor who fled communism resigns, says university is becoming communist

A Romania-born academic says he recently left his tenured position at Columbia University because the Ivy League school is “on its way toward full blown...

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Environmental Group at Columbia U. Demands School Declare a ‘Climate Emergency’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 28, 2019 at 8:00am 10/28/2019 at 8:00am

The left thinks if they say climate change is an emergency enough times, people will agree with them.

The College Fix reports:

Environmental group demands Columbia U. declare a ‘climate emergency’

The Columbia University chapter of a group dubbed the Sunrise Movement has called on the university president to declare a “climate emergency” by...

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Students at Columbia Protest ‘Lack of Female Inclusion’ in Core Curriculum

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00am 10/4/2019 at 8:00am

Nothing is preventing these students from reading more female authors, but this isn’t about that. This is about forcing the school to force others to read more female authors.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia students protest ‘lack...

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Columbia University Bans Marching Band From All Future Athletic Events

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 11:30am 9/29/2019 at 11:30am

It sounds like there is more to the story than we are being told here. When is the last time you heard of something like this happening?

The Columbia Spectator reports:

Columbia bans marching band from future athletic events, will no longer provide university funding

Three days before the football home opener, Columbia Athletics...

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Scholar at Columbia University Under Fire for Alleged Plagiarism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/15/2019 at 1:30pm

The accusations against him have ruined his career.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Fake Citations Kill a Career

Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, plagiarized parts of his award-winning book on North Korea, Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950-1992. He’s currently on...

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Comedian Nimesh Patel Responds to Being Pulled Off Stage at Columbia

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:00am 12/11/2018 at 10:00am
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You can read the full backstory about Patel’s performance here. He has responded by writing a column for the New York Times:

I Was Kicked Off Stage by College Students. Did I Deserve It?

I’ve experienced a lot of strange things while performing comedy: Rosario Dawson made fun of me while I was...

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Columbia University Students Kick Saturday Night Live Comedian Off Stage for ‘Offensive’ Jokes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9:00am 12/5/2018 at 9:00am
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Last week at Columbia University, the school’s Asian American Alliance held a fundraising event called “CultureSHOCK:Reclaim” and invited comedian and SNL alum Nimesh Patel to perform. Halfway through his performance, student organizers walked on stage, took his microphone and told him to wrap it up.

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Muslim Students at Columbia Complain About Condition of Prayer Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00am 10/29/2018 at 10:00am

Try to imagine the left’s reaction if Christian students demanded their own prayer rooms and then complained that they weren’t being maintained to their satisfaction.

The College Fix reports:

Campus prayer room conditions upset Columbia’s Muslim students

Muslim students at Columbia University are so irked at the conditions of on-campus prayer rooms that they’ve...

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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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