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MacMurray College in Illinois Closing at the End of May

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30am 3/28/2020 at 9:30am

This closure was not prompted by the Coronavirus crisis. The school has apparently been struggling for a few years.

Here’s part of an email that was sent out by the school president:

Dear Alumni,

I write today to share very sad news: The Board of Trustees of MacMurray College has voted unanimously to close...

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U. Illinois Warns Students Not to Use ‘Racist and Xenophobic’ Coronavirus Language

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8:00am 3/27/2020 at 8:00am

Is it really racist or xenophobic to say where the virus originated?

Campus Reform reports:

UIllinois warns students against ‘racist and xenophobic’ coronavirus language

The University of Illinois sent an email to all of its students relating to resources available online to students. In...

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Soros Spent $2 Million to Help Reelect Kim Foxx, Prosecutor Who Bungled Jussie Smollett Case

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4:30pm 3/21/2020 at 4:30pm

I thought Democrats hated outside money, but I guess when it helps your own, who cares?

Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx faced a lot of criticism after she fumbled the Jussie Smollett case. Liberal billionaire George Soros stepped in and poured $2 million into a PAC formed specifically to get...

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IL Pro-Life Democrat Lipinski Defeated in Primary by Far-Left Newman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OUF0tMKbDY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmKxATvS-ks#action=share
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/18/2020 at 12:00pm
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Illinois Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski, who served eight terms for the state’s 3rd District, lost his primary to far-left Marie Newman on Tuesday.

Newman challenged Lipinski in 2018 but lost by two points.

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Kim Foxx, Who Fumbled Jussie Smollett Case, Wins Primary for Cook County State’s Attorney

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 8:30am 3/18/2020 at 8:30am

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx survived her primary on Tuesday despite the mess she made of actor Jussie Smollett’s case.

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*UPDATE* Biden Demolishes Sanders in Florida, Illinois, and Arizona Primaries

https://youtu.be/cX7hni-zGD8
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 8:42pm 3/17/2020 at 8:42pm
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Illinois and Florida barely closed the polls before declaring former Vice President Joe Biden the winner in their primaries. The same happened in Arizona.

A look at the numbers shows why it was an easy call.

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VIDEO: Northwestern Protesters Block Street After School Refuses to Divest From Fossil Fuels

https://twitter.com/Zachatackary/status/1235967036196614144
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/10/2020 at 12:00pm
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Blocking streets will not win support for your cause. Why do people do this?

Campus Reform reports:

Northwestern climate protesters shut down roadway after being told no

Climate activists at Northwestern University shut down a major roadway Friday after finding out that the school would not be going through with a fossil fuel divestment...

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Free Speech Group Mounts Legal Challenge to U. Illinois Over Bias Response Team

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 1:30pm 2/29/2020 at 1:30pm

This is great news. Bias response teams are an Orwellian concept as they tend to serve only one side. Guess which.

The College Fix reports:

Appeals court hears request to force University of Illinois to suspend...

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Student Govt. at U. Illinois Approves Anti-Israel, Anti-ICE Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:30am 2/15/2020 at 9:30am

The campus left has become so predictable. What do resolutions such as these actually accomplish?

The College Fix reports:

University of Illinois student government approves anti-Israel, anti-ICE resolution

Backed by half the student senate’s leadership committee, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s student government approved a resolution dem...

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Students at U. Illinois Want to Make it Easier for Illegal Immigrants to Get State Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:30am 2/8/2020 at 11:30am

How generous of these students. Taxpayers in Illinois must be thrilled with this idea.

Campus Reform reports:

UI students want to make it even easier for illegal students to get state funds

Members of the University of Illinois student government are calling on their peers and the university...

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Northern Illinois U. Eliminating Use of ‘Unnecessary and Biased’ Standardized Tests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 3:30pm 2/2/2020 at 3:30pm

Could it be that they’re lowering their standards in an effort to increase enrollment?

The College Fix reports:

Public university eliminates ‘unnecessary and biased’ standardized tests in admissions

Northern Illinois University announced this week that going forward it will be eliminating any consideration of standardized tests in its undergraduate admissions policies, instead admitting every...

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Northwestern Student Gov. Tables Bill That Protects Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 27, 2020 at 10:00am 1/27/2020 at 10:00am

It still shocks me that anyone needs a bill to protect free speech. From Campus Reform:

Members of the student government at Northwestern University voted to indefinitely table a free speech resolution at their second meeting of the semester.

The resolution referenced “troubl...

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Illinois Takes Steps to Ensure Undocumented and Transgender Students Can Apply For Aid

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/8/2020 at 12:00pm

Illinois has massive financial problems, but it’s good to know they are prioritizing things so well.

The Chicago Sun Times reports:

Transgender and undocumented students now able to access state college aid

A loophole preventing undocumented and some transgender students from seeking financial aid in Illinois officially closed this week — and state officials...

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Illinois Lost More Residents in the 2010s Than Any Other State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 9:00pm 1/4/2020 at 9:00pm
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Illinois, a state dominated by big-spending Democrats, lost residents for the sixth straight year.

The state also lost more residents in the 2010s than any other state. Thing is, the decline really only began in 2014.

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U. Illinois Settles Free Speech Lawsuit With Student Journalist Over Flap at Anti-Trump Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 9:00am 1/1/2020 at 9:00am

How does this keep happening and no one stops it?

The College Fix reports:

University of Illinois resolves free speech lawsuit with student journalist

The University of Illinois has recently settled out of court with a student journalist who filed a lawsuit alleging that the implementation of a no-contact order against him was antithetical...

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U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Govt. Warns of Dangers of Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10:00am 12/6/2019 at 10:00am

It’s reassuring to know the student government at this school is really focused on the important things.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov warns peers about ‘very prevalent’ ‘microagressions’ like mispronouncing names

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student government recently posted a guide on how to spot “racial microaggressions,” which it claims are a...

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Fires Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson After IG Report Reveals Lies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bma1ezYTmyc
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 7:00am 12/3/2019 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bma1ezYTmyc

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson after an inspector general report revealed numerous lies and distortions with his story about him sleeping at the wheel of his car.

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