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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.

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Administration at Williams College Goes Around Student Government to Recognize Pro-Israel Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 17, 2019 at 9:00am 5/17/2019 at 9:00am
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A pro-Israel student group at Williams College called ‘Williams Initiative for Israel’ or WIFI, has struggled to gain recognition on campus.

Until now. The student government at the Massachusetts school blocked WIFI, but the administration went around them in order to provide recognition for them.

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Gordon College Cutting Faculty and Some Majors

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 17, 2019 at 8:00am 5/17/2019 at 8:00am

Hampshire isn’t the only small school in Massachusetts struggling for survival.

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Liberal Arts Cuts, Evangelical Edition

Gordon College, an evangelical Chr...

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Hampshire College Enrolling Only 15 Students for Fall of 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 8:00am 5/16/2019 at 8:00am
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At what point do the leaders at Hampshire decide this just isn’t worth it?

Boston.com reports:

Hampshire College announces incoming class of 15 students

Hampshire College has always had relatively small class sizes, but never anything like this.

The financially struggling Amherst liberal arts school announced Wednesday that its incoming freshman class will be just...

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Hampshire College Cutting Over 80 Positions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/2/2019 at 12:00pm
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The situation at Hampshire College is not improving. There’s not even a guarantee that these cuts will be enough to make a difference.

Mass Live reports:

Hampshire College cuts 82 positions

Hampshire College announced Tuesday that 58 of its faculty are retiring or taking reduced roles as the college continues to deal with an...

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New ‘Common Language Guide’ Divides Students at Amherst College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/28/2019 at 1:30pm

The fact that this guide was created by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is rather telling, isn’t it?

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Release of language guide roils Amherst College campus

In 2001, the late author and Amherst College alum David Foster Wallace wrote about the political battles that take place in an...

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Stink Bomb Used During Jeff Sessions Speech at Amherst College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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In addition to the stink bomb, a large group of students stood up and walked out together. So mature, aren’t they?

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Student Activists Outraged as Williams College Tries to Adopt Pro-Free Speech Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/25/2019 at 7:00pm
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Williams College in Massachusetts is trying to embrace the free speech policy put forth by the University of Chicago. It’s a widely respected position on the issue which has even been endorsed by FIRE (the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education).

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Massachusetts Judge and Court Officer Indicted for Allegedly Helping Illegal Immigrant Evade ICE

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 5:00pm 4/25/2019 at 5:00pm
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Thursday, Massachusetts District Court Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and now retired Court Officer Wesley MacGregor were indicted on one count of obstruction of justice in relation to allegations from 2018 in which the pair is accused of helping an illegal immigrant sneak out the back of the courthouse to avoid...

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Democrat Rep. Seth Moulton Joins the Crowded 2020 Presidential Field

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:00am 4/22/2019 at 9:00am
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Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), who is known for criticizing his own party, became the 20th Democrat presidential candidate after he announced his decision on Good Morning America:

“I’m here to tell you, and to tell America, that I’m running for president of the United States,” Moulton told ABC News Chief Anchor George...

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Hampshire College Now at Risk of Losing Accreditation

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 2:30pm 4/21/2019 at 2:30pm
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If this happens, it’s very difficult to see how Hampshire College survives.

New England Public Radio reports:

Hampshire College Faces Risk Of Loss Of Accreditation

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Editorial Board of Campus Newspaper Endorses Non-White Segregated Housing

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 9:30am 4/20/2019 at 9:30am

Higher education seems to be doing all it can to reverse the gains made by the civil rights movement.

The College Fix reports:

Student newspaper editorial board endorses nonwhite segregated housing

The editorial board of a campus newspaper has endorsed a student proposal to establish segregated housing on campus, claiming that such housing will...

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UMass Opens New ‘Business Innovation Hub’ With Focus on Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/14/2019 at 1:30pm

Diversity is the focus of virtually everything in higher ed now. It’s the unofficial religion.

Mass Live reports:

Diversity emphasized at opening of $62M UMass Business Innovation Hub

Diversity and inclusiveness was a recurring theme during the ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at the newest addition to the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management.

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Campus Police Chief Placed on Leave After Students Discover He Liked Conservative Tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/12/2019 at 12:00pm

The police chief didn’t even write things on Twitter that angered students. He just liked them.

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Campus Police Chief Put On Leave After Student Outrage For Liking NRA And Trump Tweets

On Wednesday, Mount Holyoke College announced that the newly-selected campus police chief Daniel Hect was placed on administrative leave...

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Sad: Elizabeth Warren polling in 3rd place … in Massachusetts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7:30pm 4/7/2019 at 7:30pm
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No matter how hard she tries, and she is trying really hard, Elizabeth Warren cannot seem to gain traction with voters.

I surveyed Warren’s dismal landscape recently, Elizabeth Warren’s increasingly dramatic proposals reflect a campaign struggling to stay relevant.

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