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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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Cornell on-campus cafe raises prices after state-mandated minimum wage hike

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:00am 2/5/2018 at 9:00am

I make instant coffee in my office rather than pay the exorbitant coffee prices in local cafes. (I’m also too lazy to walk to get coffee in the faculty lounge, which is of questionable quality anyway.)

But then again, I’m not as rich as many of the students, who think nothing of...

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Colgate Prof Questions Why Former VP Dick Cheney Was Invited To Speak at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 10:30am 2/4/2018 at 10:30am

There are few Republicans who inspire more fear and hatred from the left than former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Dr. Barbara Regenspan, a professor at Colgate University, wrote a letter to the Cornell Daily Sun objecting to an upcoming appearance by Cheney at Cornell.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Response to ‘Former Vice...

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Cornell Student Bullied After Pointing Out Anti-Trump Bias in Academia on FOX News

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 8:30am 1/13/2018 at 8:30am

The left has repeatedly made their position quite clear. If you are not sufficiently anti-Trump, you will be targeted.

The College Fix reports:

Intolerance at Cornell: After my Fox News appearance, bullying and threats began. It got so bad I sought counseling.

It is difficult to express conservative views as a college student without...

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Cornell Yanks Advertisements From Breitbart and Other Political Websites

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 8:30am 10/29/2017 at 8:30am

An alum complained so now everyone loses out, left and right.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Cornell Removes Advertisements From Breitbart, Political Websites

Cornell restricted advertisements for its online certificate program, eCornell, from appearing on political websites after an alumnus raised concerns on Tuesday about one of the University’s ads appearing on Breitbart, the...

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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

https://www.facebook.com/BSUCornell/photos/a.463863640341671.104370.463843857010316/1547879221940102/?type=3&theater
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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

http://tech.cornell.edu/future-campus/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:25pm 9/19/2017 at 2:25pm
http://tech.cornell.edu/future-campus/

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.

You may recall that there have...

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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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK4MBzp5YwM
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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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