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Under New Law, Cambridge, MA Police Can’t Arrest Illegal Immigrants for Driving Without a License

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:00am 2/22/2020 at 10:00am
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The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts just brought the concept of sanctuary city to a whole new level. In an effort to protect illegal immigrants from ICE, the city has passed a new law which directs police not to arrest illegals caught driving without a driver’s license.

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UMass Boston Student is First Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Massachusetts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:30am 2/4/2020 at 10:30am

The student recently returned from Wuhan, China. Good thing they identified the infection so quickly.

CBS News in Boston reports:

UMass Boston Student Becomes First Case Of Coronavirus In Massachusetts

A man in his 20s has the first case of coronavirus in Massachusetts, the...

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Emerson College Investigates After Racist Graffiti Found in Dorm

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:00am 2/3/2020 at 10:00am

It seems like this is happening at one or two schools a month. What’s going on?

Boston.com reports:

Emerson College is investigating racist graffiti found in dorm

Derogatory words toward Asian and Asian-American students appeared on multiple doors in an Emerson campus dorm hall, just days after swastikas were found scrawled across campus stairwells,...

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Former Student at Boston University Wanted by FBI for Alleged Counterintelligence

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

It’s amazing that this story isn’t getting much notice in the media. It’s like the plot of a movie.

Boston.com reports:

Former Boston University student wanted by the FBI for alleged counterintelligence

The FBI has released a “most wanted” poster for a Chinese lieutenant who allegedly acted as an agent for a foreign government...

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Two Female Students at College of the Holy Cross Claim They Were Drugged at a Bar

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:30am 2/1/2020 at 11:30am

Here’s a piece of advice that applies to everyone, not just college students. Never, ever walk away from your drink or leave it unattended.

WHDH News reports:

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UMass Amherst Seminar Will Discuss the ‘Oppressions of Whiteness’ in Healthcare

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 8:00am 1/30/2020 at 8:00am

The left seems to see racism everywhere. It’s like an obsession.

The College Fix reports:

UMass Amherst seminar: Healthcare is ‘centered within the oppressions of whiteness’

In just two weeks, the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing will host a “health ethic...

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Northeastern University Student From Iran Gets Detained and Deported

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10:00am 1/22/2020 at 10:00am

It’s not entirely clear at this point why he was deported. Get ready for student protests over this.

The Hill reports:

Iranian student admitted to US university deported

An Iranian student admitted to Northeastern University was reportedly deported Monday night despite an emergency stay granted by a Massachusetts district judge.

Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein was...

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UPDATE: Babson College Fires Administrator Who Made Iran Bombing Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:30am 1/11/2020 at 11:30am

This administrator was initially placed on leave but has now been fired. FIRE sees this as a free speech issue and has released a statement.

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College Administrator Suspended for Suggesting Iranian Leader Should Pick American Targets for Bombing

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

The administrator in this story is a director of sustainability.

Campus Reform reports:

College admin suspended after suggesting Iranian leader pick American targets ‘he would bomb’

A Massachusetts college administrator is on paid suspension over a social media post suggesting that Iran pick 52 American cultural sites it could attack.

“Ayatollah Khomenei should tweet a...

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Art Prof at Mount Holyoke College Charged With Attempted Murder

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 6, 2020 at 8:00am 1/6/2020 at 8:00am

This is reportedly a case of a spurned lover. Sounds a little crazy.

The College Fix reports:

Mount Holyoke College art professor charged with attempted murder

An art professor from Massachusetts’ Mount Holyoke College is under arrest for the late-December attempted murder of a peer who allegedly had spurned her affections.

According to the Daily...

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Dem Rep. Joe Kennedy III: Biden Family Members Shouldn’t Profit From Political Relatives

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/4/2020 at 12:00pm
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Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) is currently challenging Senator Ed Markey to replace him as United States senator for Massachusetts. During a recent appearance on CNN, he expressed some concern about the appearance of Hunter Biden profiting from his father’s political connections.

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UMass Dartmouth Criticized by FIRE for Unrealistic Free Speech Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/21/2019 at 1:30pm

The school has a ‘free speech zone’ but that’s not even the worst part.

From the FIRE blog:

December 2019 Speech Code of the Month: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

“Free speech zone” policies are on the decline. FIRE’s Spotlight on Speech Codes 2020 report, released last week, found that 8.3% of surveyed schools maintain...

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First Visiting Scholar at MIT School of Engineering Tasked With Diversity Outreach

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:30am 12/21/2019 at 11:30am

Higher education repeatedly demonstrates their belief that diversity is more important than academics.

Campus Reform reports:

MIT School of Engineering first EVER visiting scholar tasked with…diversity outreach

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced its first visiting scholar within its School of Engineering. However, instead of engineering technology, the individual will focus on the department’s...

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A good time was had by all

Courtesy Sharon GOP with permission
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8:30pm 12/13/2019 at 8:30pm
Courtesy Sharon GOP with permission

I’m really not thrilled with the Featured Image. I look McSmirky.

But it’s the only close up of me at the podium I have from my lecture last night at the invitation of the Sharon (MA) Republican Town Committee.

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Swastikas Discovered on Men’s Room Door at Worcester State University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:00am 12/9/2019 at 10:00am

This has happened at a number of schools in the last few months. It’s dumb, but it gets a lot of attention.

The Worcester Telegram reports:

Swastikas found on Worcester State University door

A Worcester State University employee reported Friday afternoon that swastikas were scrawled on...

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Upcoming Lecture: “The War on Conservative Speech – From Campus to Culture” (December 12, Sharon, MA)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 12/5/2019 at 9:00pm

On December 12, 2019, at 7 p.m., in Sharon, Massachusetts, I will be giving a lecture on “The War on Conservative Speech – From Campus to Culture,” at the invitation of the Sharon Republican Town Committee:

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Holy Cross Student Protesters Try to Shout Down Speech by Heather Mac Donald

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 8:00am 11/29/2019 at 8:00am
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Manhattan Institute scholar Heather Mac Donald gave a speech at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts recently, but the event was marred by students who tried to shout her down.

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