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U. Michigan Launches Investigation After Noose Found on Employee’s Desk

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/24/2019 at 12:00pm

We’ve seen so many campus hoaxes that begin with something like this. It’s good to remain skeptical.

FOX 6 News reports:

University of Michigan investigating after noose found at employee’s desk

University of Michigan police are investigating after a noose was found on an employee’s desk at a university hospital.

The university has “taken immediate...

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Marygrove College in Detroit to Close in December

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/15/2019 at 1:30pm

Another small school is falling. There’s more of this to come in the near future.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Marygrove Doesn’t Make It

Marygrove College will shut down at the end of the upcoming fall semester after the small Roman Catholic institution in Detroit was unable to escape from enrollment and financial pressures by...

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Veteran John James Announces Another Senate Run for Michigan Seat

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/6/2019 at 3:00pm
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Veteran and business owner John James announced on Thursday he will run for the Senate seat in Michigan currently occupied by incumbent Democratic Sen. Gary Peters.

James ran against incumbent Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow in 2018. He only lost by seven points.

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U. Michigan Adopts New Recommendation Over Prof Who Discriminated Against Student Over Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 8:00am 4/24/2019 at 8:00am
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This professor rescinded an offer to write a letter of recommendation for a student when the student revealed she was going to study abroad in Israel.

We have covered this story since last fall. Read the back story here and here.

Here is the update, via

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‘Mutant Rabbit’ Goes Missing at University of Michigan Laboratory

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/27/2019 at 12:00pm

The rabbit is still believed to be at large.

From the Motherboard at Vice:

‘Mutant Rabbit’ Lost By University of Michigan Laboratory, FOIA Docs Show

A series of bizarre and fatal mishaps—including the vanishing of a “mutant rabbit” and the killing of more than 11,000 zebrafish with bleach—plagued an animal testing laboratory at the...

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Balloon Popping Caused Active Shooter Scare at University of Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 8:00am 3/19/2019 at 8:00am

It’s sad that people are so on edge that this could happen.

WTKR News reported:

Balloon popping caused active shooter alert on college campus

Several law enforcement agencies responded to reports of an active shooter at the University of Michigan main campus in Ann Arbor on Saturday.

Students in Mason Hall talked of running for...

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Progressive Students at U. Michigan Protest Ben Shapiro Appearance by Holding Teach-In

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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This seems silly, but at least it’s a better alternative to shouting a speaker down.

The College Fix reports:

U. Michigan students offended by Ben Shapiro appearance respond with a ‘teach-in’

University of Michigan students affiliated with progressive organizations held a teach-in Tuesday evening in response to an appearance by conservative pundit Ben Shapiro.

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Fundraising Dinner at Michigan State Turns Into Trump-Bashing Fest

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10:00am 3/13/2019 at 10:00am

People on the left really can’t help themselves in a situation like this. Once it starts, it turns into a competition.

Campus Reform reports:

MSU fundraiser devolves into Trump-bashing ‘carnival show’

A speaker at a Michigan State University event slammed President Trump Thursday for having a “reptilian brain,” among other critisicms.

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Northern Michigan University Now Offering Degree in Cannabis Chemistry

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/5/2019 at 12:00pm

With so many states legalizing marijuana, this is actually an up and coming field. You might call it a budding industry.

The Hill reports:

Michigan college launches four-year degree in cannabis chemistry

Hundreds of students have given the term higher education a new meaning, enrolling in a four-year degree in medicinal plant chemistry, The...

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Police Believe LGBT Activist Burned House Down, Killed Pets for Attention

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11:00am 2/26/2019 at 11:00am
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In Jackson, MI, transgender man Niki Joly became a gay hero in 2016 and 2017 after he managed to put on a gay festival and have ordinances dropped that discriminated against gay people. The local paper named him Citizen of the Year.

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Law of Self Defense — Regaining Innocence: A Real-World Example

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8:30pm 2/1/2019 at 8:30pm

This Case of the Week focuses on a real-world example of the application of the self-defense law doctrine of “regaining innocence.”

One of the five elements of a claim of self-defense justification for a use-of-force against another person is the element of innocence, which denies the justification of self-defense to a person...

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Prof Questions U. Michigan’s Massive Spending on Diversity Staffers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 8:00am 1/30/2019 at 8:00am

When more schools start closing, this gravy train will come to a swift halt. In the meantime, this professor makes an excellent point about how the money could be better spent.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich defends multi-million dollar diversity investment. Outspoken prof doesn’t buy it.

Millions of dollars spent on diversity initiatives may not...

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Professors at Michigan’s Oakland University Trained to Fight Shooters With Hockey Pucks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 9:00am 11/29/2018 at 9:00am
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No, this is not Babylon Bee or The Onion. Oakland University, located in Auburn Hills, Michigan, has trained its professors and staff to fight off potential shooters with hockey pucks.

Hockey pucks. The professors and staff will use hockey pucks to stop shooters.

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Student Protest Fails to Stop Removal of Trees from Western Michigan University Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 26, 2018 at 10:00am 11/26/2018 at 10:00am

The trees were set for removal due to a campus construction project. Students tried to stop it and failed.

MLive reports:

Trees removed from Western Michigan University’s campus despite protest

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Former President of Michigan State Charged With Felony for Lying to Police

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 8:00am 11/22/2018 at 8:00am

This charge is related to the investigation of Larry Nassar, the doctor at the center of the sexual abuse scandal.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Felony Charges Against Former Michigan State President

Michigan State University’s former president Lou Anna K. Simon was charged on Tuesday with lying to police in their investigation of sexual abuse...

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Michigan: Federal Judge Dismisses Female Genital Mutilation Charges, Finds Law Unconstitutional

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/20/2018 at 5:00pm
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Tuesday, a federal judge dismissed charges of female genital mutilation against several doctors, asserting the law is unconstitutional.

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Eastern Michigan University Ends ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Since ‘Not All Women Have Vaginas’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/20/2018 at 1:00pm
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EVERYTHING IS OFFENSIVE! That’s how it is nowadays.

Eastern Michigan University’s Women’s Resource Center (WRC) has decided to stop hosting The Vagina Monologues because it excludes some women…like females that don’t have vaginas. Since copyright laws won’t allow them to change the dialogue, the school has chosen to get rid of it.

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