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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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Woman Arrested for Attacking Man in MAGA Hat at Massachusetts Restaurant

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10:00am 2/23/2019 at 10:00am
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A young man was minding his own business in a restaurant in Falmouth, Massachusetts this week, when a woman approached him from behind and grabbed his ‘Make America Great Again’ hat.

The incident ended with her arrest.

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Faculty at Hampshire College Attempted to Vote No Confidence in President and Board

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00am 2/22/2019 at 10:00am
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This was nothing more than a desperate move by desperate people. Hampshire is circling the drain and no change in leadership is going to change that.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Hampshire College Faculty Tries to Vote No Confidence in President and Board Leaders

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Faculty, Students, and Other Supporters Protest as Hampshire College Collapses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:30am 2/17/2019 at 11:30am
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Protests aren’t going to change the financial outlook of this school. This is all they know how to do. Do you think any passengers protested on the deck of the Titanic?

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Hampshire College Prepares to Layoff Some Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/14/2019 at 12:00pm
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Hampshire College is in a fight for its life. You can read the full back story here. Now layoffs are beginning.

Western Mass News reports:

Hampshire College announces layoffs

There’s new information out of Amherst as Hampshire College prepares to layoff some staff.

In a letter to the campus community sent late Wednesday afternoon, college...

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Boston’s Top Prosecutor Ready to Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations Against Fairfax

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 5:00pm 2/13/2019 at 5:00pm
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Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins, Boston’s top prosecutor, has announced that she is ready to investigate the sexual assault allegations against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.

Professor Vanessa Tyson claimed Fairfax assaulted her in Boston in 2004 at the DNC convention.

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Another ‘Socialism’ Fail: Panera Bread Closing its Last Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant in Boston

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11:00am 2/8/2019 at 11:00am
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Panera restaurants launched a non-profit called “Panera Cares” in 2010, which ran certain locations on a pay-what-you-can basis. This month, the last such location in Boston is closing its doors.

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Brandeis University Social Justice Week Will Include Advocacy for Sex Work

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/4/2019 at 2:00pm

Is this what passes for the pursuit of scholarship now? Sex work?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Social justice fest’ promotes sex work advocacy, boycotting Wendy’s

Brandeis University will host a week-long series of social justice events, including ones led by “advocates for sex workers” and ones informing students how they can support a boycott...

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Progressive Hampshire College Reduces Fall 2019 Incoming Freshman Class, Continued Viability in Doubt

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 10:00am 2/3/2019 at 10:00am
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It was recently revealed that the extremely progressive Hampshire College of Massachusetts is seeking a partner with which to merge. This raised questions about the school’s future, which were confirmed by the school’s debate over admitting a freshman class for next fall.

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Lawyers for Boston Marathon Bomber Argue He Shouldn’t Have Been Tried in Boston

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/28/2018 at 3:00pm

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are appealing and trying to reverse his death sentence. They claim that he shouldn’t have been tried in Boston because the crime was too traumatic for everyone in the city to be objective.

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Unions Pocket Majority of Paycheck Money From UPS Seasonal Employees

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 3:30pm 12/23/2018 at 3:30pm
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CBS Boston reported that many seasonal UPS workers experienced shock when they received their paycheck because unions took the majority of the money:

Sheila O’Malley of Charlestown couldn’t believe it when she opened her paycheck from her seasonal job at UPS. “I was shocked,” she told the I-Team. She worked 41 hours...

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