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University of Kansas Study Finds Microaggression Training Doesn’t Work

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2020 at 1:30pm 12/25/2020 at 1:30pm

It’s amazing to think that time was wasted on something as ridiculous as microaggression training.

Campus Reform reports:

U of Kansas study admits microaggression training doesn’t work

A University of Kansas study found that microaggression training does not significantly affect behavior, but instead introduces a “catch-all label for anything that causes offense.”

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Kansas Democrat Senate Candidate Barbara Bollier Had a… Rough Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4:00pm 10/23/2020 at 4:00pm
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This is hard to watch.

Barbara Bollier is running for Senate on the Democrat ticket in Kansas. During a debate Thursday night, Bollier appeared completely underprepared and at times, overwhelmed.

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President of Wichita State Who Canceled Ivanka Trump Speech Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/29/2020 at 12:00pm
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No clear reason has been given for the resignation, but some donors to the university were apparently very angry with his decision to cancel Ivanka.

FOX 4 in Kansas reports:

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Washburn U. Returns Jefferson, Franklin Statues ‘to Get Ahead of Possible Disapproval’ From Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10:00am 9/1/2020 at 10:00am

This is how bad it’s become in America. Now places are removing supposed contentious statues before anyone says anything.

From Campus Reform:

Washburn University President Jerry Farley said he wanted to get ahead of possible disapproval of the founding father statues during an interview with WIBW-TV. The move came just months after the...

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Kansas State U. Students Demand a Portion of Athletics Revenue Go to Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8:00am 7/6/2020 at 8:00am

In this current climate, would anyone really be surprised if the school agreed to this demand?

The College Fix reports:

KSU students march on July 4, demand percentage of athletic revenue go to Black Lives Matter

Approximately 100 Kansas State University students marched to President Richard Myers’ house on July 4 to demand more...

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Ivanka Trump Dropped as Commencement Speaker for Wichita State University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 8, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/8/2020 at 12:00pm
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Student protesters used George Floyd’s death, or supposedly Trump’s response, to get Ivanka canceled. I have a feeling they would have found a reason anyway.

FOX News reports:

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U. Kansas Now Offering Master’s Degree in ‘Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 1:30pm 1/5/2020 at 1:30pm

I called this a long time ago. Diversity studies used to be a joke. Now it is becoming a real thing.

From the University of Kansas website:

KU Adds Degree in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership

The University of Kansas has created a new graduate degree to help students acquire the skills to lead and...

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Attendance is Light for ‘Adulting’ Courses Offered at Kansas State

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 8:00am 12/3/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a shame more students aren’t taking advantage of these classes, considering the usefulness of the information being shared.

The College Fix reports:

Kansas State ‘adulting’ courses teach students basic life skills. Few are attending.

As students spend much of their young lives working to get into college, some have noticed that their academic...

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University of Kansas Apologizes After Controversial Snoop Dogg Performance

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 3:30pm 10/6/2019 at 3:30pm

The rapper was part of a preseason show but it included pole dancers and was apparently heavy on profanity.

FOX News reports:

University of Kansas apologizes for controversial Snoop Dogg show

The University of Kansas athletic director Jeff Long issued an apology on Friday night following a controversial performance by Snoop Dogg during the...

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University of Kansas Faculty Wants School to Boot ‘Bastion of Bigotry’ Chick-fil-A From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 30, 2019 at 7:00am 8/30/2019 at 7:00am
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The faculty at the University of Kansas has asked Chancellor Doug Girod to boot delicious Chick-fil-A from campus. The outrage comes after the school gave the magnificent fast-food restaurant a prime location in the student union. From The Kansas City Star (emphasis mine):

“KU granted Chick-fil-A, a bastion of bigotry, a prime...

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Federal Employees Protest Cost-Cutting Agriculture Department Relocation Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 3:30pm 6/14/2019 at 3:30pm
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Members of the American Federation of Government Employees staged a protest over the announcement of relocation plans of two Agriculture Department research agencies.

The employees turned their backs on Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue during his review of the relocation plans.

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University of Kansas to Offer Course on ‘Angry White Men’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 10:00am 4/4/2019 at 10:00am

You know who’s going to take this course? People who already have this world view. Nothing will be learned by anyone.

Campus Reform reports:

KU offers ‘angry white male’ course

The University of Kansas is offering a course on angry white men and the role of “dominant and subordinate masculinities” as they connect to...

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Kansas House of Representatives Passes Bill Which Would Expand Campus Carry Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8:00am 3/29/2019 at 8:00am

The bill not only lowers the age for who can carry but also recognizes permits from out of state.

Campus Reform reports:

Kansas lawmakers pass a bill that’s sure to trigger gun control advocates

The Kansas House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would expand the number of college students who are legally...

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Report: Pompeo Discussing Running for Kansas Senate Seat in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:30pm 1/21/2019 at 5:30pm
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Politico reported on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supposedly met with experienced Republican strategist to discuss running for the Kansas senate seat in 2020.

Republican Sen. Pat Roberts said he will not run for re-election in 2020.

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Women’s Studies Prof Sues School for Allegedly Retracting Employment Offer Over Pregnancy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 8:00am 1/9/2019 at 8:00am

She claims the school changed its mind when she started asking about childcare.

The College Fix reports:

Women’s Studies department rejected professor because she was pregnant: Lawsuit

A professor of women’s studies is suing a university after, she claims, the women’s studies department there retracted its employment offer after learning of her pregnancy.

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Six States Win $839 Million Judgment in Obamacare Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/26/2018 at 2:00pm

Despite the fact Obamacare hasn’t been “repealed and replaced” as promised by GOP members of the Congress, six states have just won a multi-state lawsuit against the tax policies implemented by Obamacare.

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Kansas Sheriff Deputy Killed, Another in Critical Condition in Shooting Near Courthouse

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 3:43pm 6/15/2018 at 3:43pm
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One Kansas sheriff deputy died and another is in critical condition after a shooting near a courthouse in Kansas City, KS. From CBS News:

One sheriff’s deputy has died and another is hospitalized after a shooting near...

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