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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?

The College Fix reports:

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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.

The Daily Wire reports:

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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President of Hampshire College Resigns ‘Effective Immediately’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/6/2019 at 1:30pm
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Two members of the board of trustees have already stepped down as well. This will not come to a happy ending.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Hampshire President Quits; Board Votes to Try to Stay Independent

Hampshire College’s president, Miriam E. Nelson, announced Friday that she was leaving her position, effective immediately.

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Two Members of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees Have Resigned

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00am 4/3/2019 at 8:00am
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The meltdown at Hampshire continues. Now people are apparently turning on each other in anger.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Second Hampshire College trustee resigns

Another member of Hampshire College’s board of trustees has resigned, submitting a letter that sheds light on tensions within the board as Hampshire charts a course forward amid...

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Amherst College Creates ‘Common Language Document’ for Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/22/2019 at 12:00pm

If this isn’t political indoctrination, what is?

The Daily Wire reports:

Amherst College Releases Insane ‘Common Language Document’

On Wednesday, Amherst College in Massachusetts released a new “Common Language Document” for its students which lays out “def...

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Conservative Christian Student Blocked from Serving in Student Govt. at UMass Amherst

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 22, 2019 at 8:00am 3/22/2019 at 8:00am

There was actually applause after his nomination was rejected. What bias?

The College Fix reports:

Conservative Christian student blocked from serving on student government at UMass Amherst

The student government association at UMass Amherst recently voted to reject a conservative Christian student from serving as a senator even though there were active vacancies to...

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Hampshire College Now Warning Students About Readmission and Graduation Limits

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:30am 3/9/2019 at 11:30am
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At this point, it looks like it will take a miracle to save Hampshire College.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports:

Hampshire College students warned of readmission, graduation limits

Hampshire College has told students who are on medical leave or withdrawn from the college that they will not readmit anyone who expects to graduate after...

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College Student Calls for Diversity of Thought, Gets Compared to a Neo-Nazi

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/6/2019 at 2:00pm

Intellectual diversity is the only kind of diversity the left doesn’t value. Even mentioning it can produce this kind of unhinged response.

The College Fix reports:

I called for diversity of thought. My peers compared me to a neo-Nazi.

As I took part in a recent student leadership board meeting for the Department of...

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Massachusetts: Woman who attacked MAGA hat man now in ICE custody, was in country illegally

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 2:40pm 2/26/2019 at 2:40pm
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We previously covered another incident in which a person wearing a MAGA hat was physically attacked in public, Woman Arrested for Attacking Man in MAGA Hat at Massachusetts Restaurant:

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