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Cornell Black Students group apologizes for complaining about African and Caribbean students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00am 10/14/2017 at 11:00am
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Cornell University’s campus in Ithaca, NY, is in turmoil after two incidents, as I first reported in mid-September.

In one incident, a student shouted “build a wall” near the Latino Living Center. At least two reports (Campus Reform and The New American) claim the student was Hispanic and said it to mock Trump. The Cornell...

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Student Government at Cornell Passes Resolution Condemning ‘Hate Speech’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:30am 10/3/2017 at 7:30am

Who gets to decide what counts as hate speech?

The College Fix reports:

Cornell University student government passes resolution condemning ‘hate speech’

The student government at Cornell University recently passed a measure condemning “hate speech,” several days after the assembly considered “banning” it from the campus.

About two weeks ago, a black student was...

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Cornell Student Pushes Back Against Attacks on Greek Life

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 3:30pm 9/30/2017 at 3:30pm

Dylan McDevitt is a Cornell student who is tired of seeing fraternities maligned. Especially if one person does something and suddenly the whole Greek community is at fault.

He writes at the Cornell Daily Sun:

The Attacks on Greek Life Have Gone Too Far

By way of disclaimer, if you think Greek life no...

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Cornell Black Students group issues 6-page list of demands

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 9:35pm 9/27/2017 at 9:35pm
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As we have previously covered, the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY, is in turmoil after two incidents.

In one, a student shouted “build a wall” near the Latino Living Center. At least two reports (Campus Reform and The New American) claim the student was Hispanic and said it to mock Trump. The Cornell administration...

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Cornell Faculty “Take A Knee” protest hijacked, Professor leads chant of “Free Palestine”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 2:25pm 9/27/2017 at 2:25pm

On the Cornell University campus, today, we witnessed what has become an all-to-frequent hijacking of other “social justice” causes to turn them against Israel.

This is not really surprising, given the history of the anti-Israel movement.

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Hijacking: Anti-Israel language in Cornell Student Assembly statement about racial incidents

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:25pm 9/19/2017 at 2:25pm
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The Cornell campus currently is in turmoil over two racial incidents.

In one, a student shouted “build a wall” near the Latino Living Center. At least two reports (Campus Reform and The New American) claim the student was Hispanic and said it to mock Trump. The Cornell administration has declined to confirm or...

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Recent Cornell Symposium Focused on Xenophobia in the Age of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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The academic left is going to beat this drum for the next four to eight years, no matter what happens. Their minds are made up.

Campus Reform reported:

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WATCH: Pro-Israel Cornell students joyously sing and dance in face of anti-Israel “die in”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 5/4/2017 at 8:30pm

At Cornell we mostly have great students. This is a story about some of those great students at an Israel Independence Day event who reacted in a powerful way when a small group of students from the anti-Israel Students for Justice in Palestine disrupted the event.

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Price for speaking against campus left “might be your reputation”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 7:00am 5/2/2017 at 7:00am

The price to be paid by conservatives on campus is a topic I have been covering frequently.

I discussed recently the issues at Cornell in For conservatives at Cornell University, high price for free speech, and more generally the atmosphere on many campuses in The new Cultural Revolution on Campuses

On May 1, 2017, I...

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The new Cultural Revolution on Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/29/2017 at 8:30pm
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The events of the past year on campuses have been beyond disturbing.

We are witnessing nothing less than a cultural purge of dissenting views on a wide range of topics in the name of social justice. No disagreement is tolerated, not even the slightest deviation. That purge has been going on for many...

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Smear campaign against Cornell prof who opposed grad student unionization

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/27/2017 at 8:30pm

David B. Collum is a world-renowned Chemistry Professor at Cornell University, where I teach at the law school. He has been at Cornell since 1980, and is Department Chair through the end of this academic year.

I don’t know Dave well, but we have met before.

He is something of a Renaissance man, able...

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Cornell Lawsuit: Male Student Suicide Attempt After Title IX Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/15/2017 at 1:00pm

The way in which sexual misconduct on college campuses is investigated often puts the accused, usually men, in horrible situations. We have written many times about these “kangaroo courts.”

Sometimes tragedy follows.

We recently covered a tragic case in Texas:

Student in Texas Commits Suicide After Trial by Kangaroo Court

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Student Group and Profs at Cornell Demand Fund for Illegal Immigrant Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10:30am 3/6/2017 at 10:30am

Where is the money going to come from? Who is going to pay for it?

The Daily Caller reports:

Professors, Students Demand College Start Fund For Illegal Immigrants

Cornell University students hosted a protest to demand the college provide funds for all illegal immigrant students.

The protest, organized by the Cornell Coalition for Inclusive Democracy,...

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For conservatives at Cornell University, high price for free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/3/2017 at 3:00pm
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The other day I came up with a line I’m pretty happy with.

During an interview with Bill Whittle on NRA TV, I pointed out that I am “The One” at Cornell Law School, where I teach.

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Conservative speaker event forced into hiding at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 9:35pm 2/19/2017 at 9:35pm
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It’s not popular to be politically conservative at Cornell University, where I teach at the law school.

A recent study by The Cornell Sun student newspaper documented that 97% of faculty donations at Cornell Univ. went to Democrats, while an analysis by The College Fix showed that eleven departments at...

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Cornell Student Assembly Votes Down Resolution for Ideological Diversity in Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:30am 2/10/2017 at 7:30am

Liberals love diversity, as long as it’s only skin deep. Ideological diversity is a whole different ball game.

Casey Breznick reports at the Cornell Review:

Cornell Student Assembly Says No to Faculty Diversity

The Student Assembly (SA) struck down a resolution that would have requested for the creation of a committee to “increase and...

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Cornell Republican Student Assaulted By Liberals Speaks Out

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 30, 2016 at 9:30am 12/30/2016 at 9:30am

The head of the Cornell College Republicans was assaulted right after the election and now she’s talking about the incident.

The College Fix reports:

Cornell student assaulted for being Republican speaks out: Attack ‘pushed me further to the right’

Olivia Corn, president of Cornell University’s College Republicans, can vividly recall the night she was...

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