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Poll Shows the Message is Getting Through: BDS is anti-Semitic

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 8:30pm 6/6/2019 at 8:30pm

When a coalition of student groups at Cornell University, led by Students for Justice in Palestine, recently tried to pass a divestment resolution against certain companies doing business in Israel, a couple of interesting things happened.

First, as is now a common tactic, the dispute was racialized to portray it as a...

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VIDEO: Cornell Student Assembly Rejects BDS

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 8:55pm 4/11/2019 at 8:55pm
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Cornell Student: Undergraduate Assembly must not adopt inaccurate and misleading BDS Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00am 4/10/2019 at 7:00am
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On April 11, the Student Assembly will vote on a Resolution submitted by Students for Justice in Palestine (Resolution 36).

Much of Resolution 36 is deeply misleading and inaccurate. Resolution 36 must be rejected by the Student Assembly, which should not adopt a document which falls below basic academic standards.

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Cornell President to Students for Justice in Palestine: “I must reject your call for BDS-related divestment”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/28/2019 at 9:00pm

At Cornell University, a coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) has launched a BDS campaign through a Facebook announcement and a letter delivered to Cornell University President Martha Pollack.

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Anti-Israel BDS boycott campaign returns to Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9:30pm 2/20/2019 at 9:30pm

A coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is renewing a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) effort at Cornell University, where I teach.

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Leftist Activism 101: Get in someone’s face and then play victim for the cameras

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 8:30pm 1/21/2019 at 8:30pm
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The recent interaction in DC between high school students (one in particular) and an older activist who is Native American reminded me of a warning...

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Progressive Sole: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Shoes to be Displayed in Exhibit at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 9:00am 11/28/2018 at 9:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is enjoying the sort of hero worship by Democrats and the media not seen since Obama. She can do no wrong in their eyes, and every aspect of her must be celebrated. Even the shoes she campaigned in are now going to get special treatment.

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Former Cornell Student Admits to Hoarding Dangerous Weapons in Apartment

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00am 11/16/2018 at 8:00am

This young man was arrested back in March. Now he has admitted to the charges. This is big trouble.

The Cornell Daily Sun

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Profs Suggest One-Time Only Trigger Warning for College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/19/2018 at 12:00pm

This is actually a great proposal from Cornell professors Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams and Emory University professor Scott O. Lilienfeld.

Together, they wrote this piece for Inside Higher Ed:

The One-Time-Only Trigger Warning

The trigger-warning debate presents faculty members and administrat...

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Cornell Course Will Suggest Denying Climate Change is ‘Derangement’

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

There are few issues which bring out the left’s holy inquisition more than climate change.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Cornell to teach climate deniers are ‘Deranged Authority’ in new course

Students at Cornell University can sign up for a course on “Deranged Authority” for the fall semester, where they will be taught that a...

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Cornell Student Presents Thesis Dressed In Underwear

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 10:51pm 5/6/2018 at 10:51pm

A Cornell University student delivered her Thesis dressed in underwear.

She made the decision to do this after her professor questioned her choice of clothing. The presentation was for a performing and media arts course. That’s one way to grab people’s attention!

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Student Presents Thesis In Underwear After Professor...

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Hate Crime Charge Dropped Against Cornell Student

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10:00am 4/18/2018 at 10:00am

This student, from Toronto, was facing deportation for a hate crime. He got community service instead.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Prosecutor Drops Hate Crime Charge, Cornell Student Sentenced to 75 Hours of Community Service

John P. A. Greenwood ’20 struck a plea deal with the county’s top prosecutor on Tuesday and agreed to...

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23 Cornell Law Profs support suspended male student in Title IX court appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/1/2018 at 7:30pm

The lack of a fair and due process for men going through campus sexual assault disciplinary processes has been a frequent topic here.

We long ago warned of these Kangaroo courts for men on campus, resulting from a directive from the Obama Department of Education. That directive has been jettisoned by the Trump Education Department,...

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Ex-student arrested with weapons cache and explosives near Cornell campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 6:28pm 3/16/2018 at 6:28pm

This afternoon a campus-wide email was circulated by the administration of Cornell University alerting the campus to the arrest of a former student, Maximilien R. Reynolds ’19:

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Cornell Student: Academia in Social Sciences is a “Circle-Jerk for Nerds”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8:00am 3/16/2018 at 8:00am

Jade Pinero of the Cornell Daily Sun has a few thoughts about the state of higher education which are worth your time. Take a look:

Overthrow Academia

Academia, at least in the social sciences, is the pursuit of knowledge by and for the elite. It’s a circle-jerk for nerds.

Joining a university faculty is...

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Cornell Student Faces Deportation if Convicted of Hate Crime

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 10:00am 3/7/2018 at 10:00am

The student in question is from Canada. The charge stems from an incident on campus last year during which he allegedly assaulted a black student and used a racial slur.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Cornell Student Could Be Deported If Convicted of Hate Crime

The Cornell University student charged with a hate crime...

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Columbia Lecturer at Cornell Suggests Veganism as Cure to Race-based Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 4:30pm 2/24/2018 at 4:30pm

According to Jai Malhotra of the Cornell Daily Sun, students in the audience found this lecture hilarious and not in a good way.

Veganism a Way to Combat Race-Based Violence, Says Columbia Lecturer

In a packed auditorium on Thursday evening, Christopher-Sebastian McJetters, an adjunct lecturer at Columbia University, pre...

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