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Student Govt. at Grand Valley State U. Votes to Restore Pledge of Allegiance to Meetings

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:00am 11/20/2019 at 10:00am

That was fast. The vote to remove the pledge from meetings was just reported two days ago.

FOX News reports:

Pledge of Allegiance recitation removed from, then res...

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Student Govt. at Grand Valley State U. Votes to Remove Pledge of Allegiance From Meetings

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2019 at 8:00am 11/18/2019 at 8:00am

The reasons the students gave for making this decision are infuriating. Read below.

The College Fix reports:

University’s student government removes Pledge of Allegiance from meetings

The Student Senate at Grand Valley State University has voted to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at its meetings, with some arguing it’s non-inclusive and represents an...

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VIDEO: U. Michigan Student Steals and Destroys Conservative Group’s Materials

https://www.facebook.com/TPUSAUMICH/videos/560925841379855/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 9:30am 11/10/2019 at 9:30am
https://www.facebook.com/TPUSAUMICH/videos/560925841379855/

Turning Point USA was handing out materials at a table on campus when this student allegedly came along and started taking their stuff and destroying it.

Campus Reform reports:

VIDEO: Vandal deems conservative group’s speech ‘hateful,’ destroys their property

A student at the University of Michigan is being investigated by campus police after he...

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U. Michigan Settles Lawsuit Challenging Bias Response Teams, Agrees to Changes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 9:00am 10/31/2019 at 9:00am

A group called Speech First has been engaged in a legal battle with the University of Michigan for months. Speech First went after the school over their speech codes and use of a so-called bias response team.

Now it appears they have reached a settlement.

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Republican John James tied in Michigan Senate poll

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 25, 2019 at 9:00am 10/25/2019 at 9:00am
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A poll taken in Michigan shows that incumbent Democratic Sen. Gary Peters is in danger of losing his seat to challenger John James.

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President of Michigan State Apologizes for Border Patrol Classroom Presentation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 8:00am 10/24/2019 at 8:00am

The presentation reportedly made the campus feel unsafe. Are these people adults?

The College Fix reports:

Michigan State president apologizes for U.S. border patrol cl...

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Conservative Asian-American Student at U. Michigan Called ‘White Supremacist’ in Fliers on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 8:00am 10/23/2019 at 8:00am

This student is a Trump supporter, so people are trying to shame her into shutting up. It’s despicable.

The College Fix reports:

Fliers single out Asian-American conservative activist at University...

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Michigan State Kicks Off Higher Education’s Annual Ban on Offensive Halloween Costumes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 8:00am 10/16/2019 at 8:00am

It’s that time of year again. Every year, Halloween is a problem on multiple college campuses.

Emily Zanotti writes at the Daily Wire:

Happy Halloween! Annual ‘Offensive’ Costume Bans Begin, Starting With Michigan State University

Every year, as Halloween approaches, the social justice-oriented “woke” police begin issuing their edicts, proscribing certain “offensive” costumes and...

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Bulletin Boards at Michigan State Warn of ‘Harmful Language’ of Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10:00am 9/27/2019 at 10:00am

College students today have no idea how much better they have it than previous generations.

Campus Reform reports:

​MSU warns against ‘harmful language’ with microaggression boards

At Michigan State University, at least two new microaggression boards discovered in two different student dormitories instruct students on how to take action against “harmful language.”

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Wild Turkey Killed for Harassing People on University of Michigan Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/18/2019 at 12:00pm

Wild turkeys can be very aggressive and this one was clearly a menace.

MLive reports:

Turkey accused of harassing joggers at University of Michigan killed by DNR

The University of Michigan’s infamous north campus turkey appears to have strutted its way into the great beyond.

After they were unable to shoo the territorial bird away...

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U. Michigan Slammed for Requiring Students to Cross Examine Each Other in Campus Rape Cases

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/11/2019 at 1:00pm

It’s astounding that they did this. It had bad idea written all over it.

The College Fix reports:

University under fire for requiring students to cross-examine each o...

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Michigan State University Students Protest Flat Rate Tuition

https://www.wlns.com/news/local-news/msu-students-protest-universitys-flat-rate-tuition/
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:00am 8/29/2019 at 10:00am
https://www.wlns.com/news/local-news/msu-students-protest-universitys-flat-rate-tuition/

Apparently, Michigan State University’s flat-rate tuition is not low enough. Students want it lowered to 12 credits because some cannot afford 15 credits. From WLNS.com:

Wednesday was the first day of classes at Michigan State University and instead of wearing green and white, some students traded in their school colors for all...

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Hillary Clinton Will Launch University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/27/2019 at 12:00pm
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Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will help launch a series at the University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center. The center’s goal is to serve “...

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U. Michigan Social Justice Class Described as ‘Straightforward Political Indoctrination’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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The University of Michigan offers a course called Social Justice, Identity, Diversity and Community, which wants to “examine the possibilities for building community across race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and religion as students explore their own racial and other social group identities.”

Students can take this course to fufill “a required seminar...

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Does Reversal of Siwatu-Salama Brandishing Conviction Expand Self-Defense?

https://player.vimeo.com/video/355438954
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:00am 8/23/2019 at 9:00am
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I’m seeing a lot of excitement in the gun community about the decision this week out of the Michigan court of appeals, People v. Siwatu-Salama. The drama around the decision represents some significant expansion of self-defense rights.

The decision does nothing of the sort. It is no reason to get excited o....

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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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