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Student Attacked for Conservative Activism at Bentley University

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/14/2019 at 1:30pm

The student was collecting signatures to bring a FOX News host to campus. What a crime.

The College Fix reports:

Bentley University student attacked for conservative activism

A conservative student was assaulted while gathering signatures for a Fox News host to come to his campus. The attack occurred earlier this year and is only...

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MA Higher Ed Commissioner to Address Impact of College Closures in Amherst

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/7/2019 at 1:30pm

The troubles at Hampshire College are clearly making people nervous. The economy in this part of the state is tied to all of the colleges.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Massachusetts education chief to talk college closures in Amherst

The state’s commissioner of higher education is set to visit Amherst for a forum to...

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Did Far Left Politics Contribute to the Potential Downfall of Hampshire College?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/3/2019 at 1:00pm
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Remember when Hampshire removed the American flag after Trump won in 2016? Could the school’s politics be part of their problem?

Greg Piper writes at the College Fix:

It took down the flag after Trump’s election. It opposes ‘intense debate.’ Its freshman class is 15 students.

If you need an object lesson in the...

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Tufts University Removing Murals That Don’t Depict People of Color

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/2/2019 at 12:00pm

Everything is racist, everything is wrong, and everything must be removed. That’s where we’re headed.

The Hill reports:

Tufts to remove murals that do not depict people of color

Tufts University will remove murals that depict no students of color, with officials say...

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Struggling Hampshire College Retains Accreditation Through November

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:00am 6/17/2019 at 10:00am
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They’re not out of the woods yet. This issue will be revisited as they attempt to improve the school’s financial outlook.

Western Mass News reports:

Hampshire College to remain accredited at least through November

Hampshire College will remain a fully accredited school at least through November of this year.

The school said that the New...

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Northeastern U. Student Supposedly Found Questionnaires With Fascist References in Library

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8:00am 6/17/2019 at 8:00am

We’ve seen so many campus hoaxes that begin with ‘discovered’ materials that it’s impossible not to be skeptical about this.

The Boston Globe reports:

Northeastern University student finds questionnaires with fascist references in library

Northeastern University officials will meet Monday with a student after he reported finding paper questionnaires inside a campus library book...

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Boston University Prof Suggests Taxing Fake News

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:30am 6/15/2019 at 11:30am

This sounds like a recipe for disaster. Who is going to judge the quality of news and issue the fines?

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Boston University prof suggests TAXING fake news

A Boston University professor is suggest...

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Elizabeth Warren polling at 10% … in Massachusetts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6:30pm 6/11/2019 at 6:30pm
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Hampshire College to Face Decision on Accreditation in Mid-June

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 8:00am 6/6/2019 at 8:00am
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The hits just keep coming for Hampshire College. If they lose their accreditation, that could be the beginning of the end.

Mass Live reports:

Decision on Hampshire College accreditation expected...

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Williams College Now Under Federal Investigation for Alleged Discrimination Against Jewish Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/5/2019 at 12:00pm
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There’s a lot of back story here, which we covered. This investigation comes as no surprise.

The College Fix reports:

Williams College under federal investigation for discriminating against Jewish students

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating Williams College over concerns that it violated antidiscrimination law when the student government refused to recognize a...

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A Third of the Board of Trustees Resigns Abruptly at Hampshire College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 31, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/31/2019 at 12:00pm
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This is not a good sign for the troubled school. Trustees are typically deeply invested in an organization’s mission. If they’re pulling out, the writing is on the wall.

Mass Live reports:

Hampshire College’s Board of Trustees has lost a third of its members

About a third of Hampshire College’s trustees left the board...

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UMass Students Demanding Free College Disrupt Gold Star Family Event

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 9:00am 5/29/2019 at 9:00am
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Students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, backed by an organization called PHENOM (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts), recently ended an occupation of the Massachusetts Statehouse, where they demanded free college.

The demonstration ended when officials informed them that their yelling was disrupting a ceremony for Gold Star Families who were...

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Man Who Allegedly Vandalized Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Custody

https://boston.cbslocal.com/2019/05/25/vandalism-vietnam-veterans-memorial-man-identified-state-police-mental-health-evaluation/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 4:00pm 5/27/2019 at 4:00pm
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A 33-year-old Massachusetts man allegedly responsible for vandalizing the Dorchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial was found by state police and referred to a Boston hospital for a mental health evaluation.
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Cambridge Leftists Remove ‘Offensive’ Massachusetts State Flag from City Hall

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/24/2019 at 1:00pm
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Officials in Cambridge, MA, which is known for its progressive politics, have removed the Massachusetts state flag from city hall. The flag features an image of the Native American leader Massasoit (aka Ousamequin) with the arm of Myles Standish holding a sword at the top.

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Elizabeth Warren tries to get ahead of her law practice problems with pre-holiday weekend info dump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 9:30pm 5/23/2019 at 9:30pm
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Elizabeth Warren posted on her campaign website a list of 56 cases on which she worked while employed as a law professor. In some of the cases she acted as legal counsel in a litigation, in others she gave legal advice outside of a court litigation, and in others she was...

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Struggling Hampshire College Launches Search for New President

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:00am 5/23/2019 at 8:00am
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The last president resigned abruptly in April. The person who takes on this role will have their work cut out for them.

Mass Live reports:

Hampshire College begins search for president

Financially struggling Hampshire College is seeking a new president, who would be...

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Commencement Speaker at Hampshire College Focuses on ‘White-Supremacist Capitalism’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 11:30am 5/19/2019 at 11:30am
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Hampshire College is currently fighting for its life but that hasn’t caused them to rethink their left wing politics.

Mass Live reports:

Hampshire College commencement speaker rails against ‘white-supremacist capitalism’

Ericka Hart – a social justice practitioner, sexuality educator, descendant of slaves and cancer survivor – delivered Saturday’s keynote commencement address at Hampshire College.

Hart...

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