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Family of College Student Wanted for Murder Calls on Him to Surrender Himself

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 12:00pm 5/27/2020 at 12:00pm

This is an update to a story we ran yesterday. The student is considered armed and dangerous.

FOX 5 News in New York reports:

Family of Conn. college student wanted in two murders calls on him to surrender

A manhunt continued for a University of Connecticut student who police say is suspected in two...

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Multi-State Manhunt Underway for U. Connecticut Student Suspected in Two Murders

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12:00pm 5/26/2020 at 12:00pm

This is serious. Police have advised the public to consider the suspect armed and dangerous.

FOX 5 News in New York reports:

Multi-state manhunt underway for Conn. college student wanted in two murders

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Connecticut: Judge Rules Transgender Sprinters Competing Against Girls Cannot Be Called “Males” In Court . . . Or Else

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7:00pm 5/12/2020 at 7:00pm
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In February 2019, two Connecticut high school transgender sprinters claimed the two top spots in the Girls Indoor Track Championship for the second year in a row.

Three of the biological girls who competed in the 2019 track championship filed a federal discrimination complaint against a statewide policy on transgender athletes.  Although...

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Dem Sen. Chris Murphy blames Trump, Not China or WHO, for coronavirus crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:00pm 4/17/2020 at 5:00pm
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The worst thing about the Wuhan Coronavirus, obviously, is the number of people who have become sick from it and the number of lives lost around the world.

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Yale Comes Under Fire From New Haven Residents for Not Doing Enough to Help in Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8:00am 4/1/2020 at 8:00am
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Like Harvard, Yale has a massive endowment and tons of resources. Who can blame the local community for feeling this way?

The College Fix reports:

New Haven residents criticize Yale’s municipal contributions during coronavirus pandemic

Residents of New Haven, Connecticut, criticized Yale University in a recent city council meeting, claiming that the school needs...

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Quinnipiac University Cutting Faculty Salaries Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/25/2020 at 12:00pm

The school president says their finances are strong and this is just temporary.

The Fairfield Daily Voice reports:

COVID-19: Quinnipiac University Cuts Faculty, Staff Salaries

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Connecticut State Universities Prepare Dorms to House Coronavirus Patients if Needed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/24/2020 at 12:00pm
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This model should be replicated everywhere.

NBC News in Connecticut reports:

Connecticut State Universities Prep Dorm Buildings for COVID-19 Patients

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Female Students File Lawsuit Over Rules That Allow Biological Males to Compete in Women’s Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 10:00am 2/13/2020 at 10:00am

If biological males who live as women win every competition, what is the point of women’s sports?

Tyler O’Neil reports at PJ Media:

Female Athletes File Title IX Lawsuit to Reverse Unfair Trans Rules

On Wednesday, three high school girls and their mothers filed a Title IX lawsuit against the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference...

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UConn Scolded by Judge for Banning Witness Testimony that Could Undermine Rape Accuser

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 9:30am 2/9/2020 at 9:30am

This is one of the things Betsy DeVos is trying to end, and the left hates her for it.

The College Fix reports:

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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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Some Connecticut College Students and Faculty Feel Unsafe in New Glass Classrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/1/2019 at 1:30pm

The school renovated some classrooms to include large windows. Perhaps they need to buy some curtains as well.

The Day reports:

In Connecticut College’s glass classrooms, students and faculty feel ‘exposed,’ unsafe

Fanning Hall, an academic building at Connecticut College, recently has been renovated to include large sunny windows, workspaces and classrooms; however, some...

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UConn Student Newspaper Launches New Column for Underrepresented and Marginalized Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 9:00am 11/29/2019 at 9:00am

The column is apparently going to be anonymous and is not intended to be used as a ‘call-out’ tool.

The College Fix reports:

UConn student newspaper rolls out column for underrepresented and marginalized groups

The Daily Campus, the student newspaper at the University of Connecticut, has rolled out a new, anonymous column for minority...

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Western Connecticut State Investigating ‘Hate-Filled’ Fliers Found on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/3/2019 at 12:00pm

Are we to believe there are racists at this school, or is this just another campus hoax?

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FIRE Comes to Defense of UConn Students Arrested Over Racial Slurs

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 3:30pm 10/26/2019 at 3:30pm

This case is a perfect example of why an organization like FIRE is needed. Read the back story here.

Campus Reform reports:

Charges against UConn students arrested for ‘ridiculing’ language ‘must be dropped,’ legal org says

A student free speech legal advocacy organization has come to the support of two University of Connecticut students...

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Word Crime: Two UConn Students Arrested For Saying Racial Slurs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7:00am 10/23/2019 at 7:00am

Two students from the University of Connecticut are currently under arrest because they used racial slurs. That may be tasteless and inappropriate, but at the end of the day, they’re just words.

These students were arrested for saying words.

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College Republicans in Connecticut Raise Alarm on Campus Harassment Over Political Views

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00am 9/28/2019 at 10:00am
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The Connecticut Federation of College Republicans held a press conference on Thursday, during which they claimed conservative students are being singled out on Connecticut campuses over their political views.

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Wesleyan U. President Claims Safe Spaces Promote Intellectual Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 9:30am 9/8/2019 at 9:30am

This is absurd. The very concept of safe spaces is about having a place to retreat from words and ideas you don’t like.

Campus Reform reports:

Wesleyan pres defends ‘safe spaces’, claims they can ‘promote intellectual diversity’

A Connecticut university president is championing an effort to begin “destigmatizing” “safe spaces” on college campuses, claiming...

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