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Michigan State Issues Insane Recommendation on Trigger Warnings

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 1:30pm 8/18/2019 at 1:30pm

Even the word “but” is a trigger. This is madness.

The College Fix reports:

Michigan State orders student employees not to say ‘but’ – it’s triggering

Don’t “apologize” to customers. Don’t tell them it’s “no problem” to handle their concerns. Don’t even use the word “but”!

These are some of the trigger words that Michigan...

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Over 140 Employees at Eastern Michigan U. Accept Buyouts for Early Retirement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00am 8/14/2019 at 10:00am

This is a smart move. It sure beats waiting and finding out you’re going to get nothing.

MLive reports:

142 Eastern Michigan University employees accept early retirement buyouts

A total of 142 Eastern Michigan University employees accepted voluntary early retirement packages last month.

EMU, contending with a decline in enrollment, announced the buyout plans in...

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U. Michigan Accused of Attempting to Out Gay Student Suing Over Alleged Abuse by Prof

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 2, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/2/2019 at 1:00pm

A grad student at the University of Michigan claimed that he was sexually harassed and abused by a professor. He sued the school for failing to act and now the school is being accused of using the student’s sexuality against him.

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Former Michigan State President Getting $2.45 Million to Retire Despite Sex Abuse Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 2, 2019 at 10:00am 8/2/2019 at 10:00am

Lou Anna Simon resigned as president during the gymnastics sex scandal. Now she is retiring with a huge golden parachute.

The College Fix reports:

Michigan State’s indicted former president to get hefty $2.45M retirement payout

The former president of Michigan State University, Lou Anna Simon, who resigned from her post in...

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U. Michigan to Host ‘Psychedelic Neuroscience’ Symposium

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 8:00am 8/1/2019 at 8:00am

It’s a shame Timothy Leary is no longer with us. He would surely approve of this.

The College Fix reports:

Public university to host ‘psychedelic neuroscience’ symposium

Scientists at the University of Michigan this fall will explore “psychedelics,” or mind-altering drugs, during a daylong symposium, as part of an effort to “study the effects...

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University of Michigan Opening ‘Social Justice High School’ in Detroit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 10:00am 7/31/2019 at 10:00am

The agenda is more important than scholarship. Reading comprehension rates won’t matter but everyone will know Orange Man Bad.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich social justice agenda is now ‘spreading beyond’ campus

The University of Michigan is opening a “social justice-themed” high school in partnership with Detroit Public...

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Michigan Burger Restaurant With Israeli Ties Cancels Opening Due to Threats and Boycotts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 7:00pm 7/25/2019 at 7:00pm
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Imagine investing $200,000 into a restaurant, but then turn around and indefinitely delay its opening because people threatened to boycott your business and bullied your family members.

That’s the decision BurgerIM franchisee Sam Zahr had to make for the safety of his family and employees. He also didn’t want to divide the...

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U. Michigan to Award Profs $100K for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:00am 7/24/2019 at 10:00am

These are large cash awards which have nothing to do with scholarship. The professors are being recognized for their devotion to a progressive talking point.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich to award $1.5M to profs with ‘commitment to diversity,...

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Video Resurfaces of Tlaib Screaming, Interrupting Trump at a 2016 Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 11:00am 7/22/2019 at 11:00am
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A video from 2016 has resurfaced of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) screaming and interrupting then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Detroit, MI.

At the time Tlaib served as a Michigan state representative.

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U. Michigan Student Stripped of Miss World America Title Over Social Media Posts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 11:30am 7/21/2019 at 11:30am

She believes this is all about politics, and she may be right. It’s certainly about political correctness.

The Detroit Free Press reports:

Miss Michigan World America stripped of title over ‘offensive’ social media posts

A Michigan pageant contestant and fan of President Donald Trump was stripped of her title for what she calls discrimination...

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“Noose” Found At U. Michigan Hospital Turns Out Not To Be A Noose

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 9:00am 7/18/2019 at 9:00am
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A few weeks ago, the University of Michigan Hospital launched an investigation after a supposed noose was found on an employee’s desk. Now the investigation has concluded after finding that it wasn’t a noose at all.

Is anyone surprised?

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Christian Student Group Suing University for Alleged Discrimination

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 9:30am 7/13/2019 at 9:30am

Conservative students are wise to be proactive about protecting their rights. It’s the only way anything will ever change.

FOX News reports:

Christian student group sues university for ‘equal access,’ alleges religious discrimination

A prominent Christian student organization has sued its university, claiming the group was targeted because of its religious beliefs.

In 2017, Wayne...

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Detroit Music Festival Reverses Course, Won’t Charge White People More for Tickets

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/11/2019 at 3:00pm
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After facing a serious backlash, a popular Detroit music festival has dropped its controversial plan to charge white concertgoers twice as much as people of color.

The AfroFuture Fest sparked outrage with its ticketing model for the Aug. 3 event that saw people of color paying a maximum of $20 compared to...

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Employees at Michigan State Must Pay $75 to Attend Multicultural Self-Awareness Event

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/10/2019 at 12:00pm

Have you noticed that the progressive agenda is so popular that it always has to be mandatory?

Campus Reform reports:

MSU employees ‘expected’ to pay $75 for ‘multicultural self-awareness’ workshop

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Hillsdale College Suing U. Missouri for Alleged Mismanagement of Endowment Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 11:30am 7/7/2019 at 11:30am

This battle goes back to the wishes of a donor who willed money to U. Missouri for specific purposes, with the caveat that if they didn’t follow his instructions the money would go to Hillsdale.

ABC 17 News reports:

Michigan college accuses MU of misusing millions in endowment

A Michigan college is accusing the...

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Former MI Gov Backs Out of Harvard Fellowship After SJW Backlash Over Flint Water Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/6/2019 at 1:30pm

This is all about the fact that Rick Snyder is a Republican. Do you think the Democrat mayor of Flint would have gotten the same treatment?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Ex-Michigan Governor Out at Harvard

Rick Snyder, the Republican former governor of Michigan, told Harvard University he won’t be heading there for a fellowship...

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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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