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Princeton Students Petition for Changing Grading System to Pass/Fail for Spring 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 10:00am 3/19/2020 at 10:00am

Normally, I would disagree with this. But given the drastic changes in such a short period of time, these students may have a point.

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League students demand laxed grading system to alleviate ‘stress’

Students at Princeton University are c...

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Princeton Grad Students Demand Mandatory Diversity Course

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 8:00am 3/3/2020 at 8:00am

You will study diversity and like it.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton grad students agitate for a mandatory diversity course

Not content with the number of requirements they already must complete for a graduate degree, public policy students at Princeton University are demanding a new “half-term d...

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New Jersey Attempting to Expand ‘Free’ College Programs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 1:30pm 3/1/2020 at 1:30pm

New Jersey already has some offerings for community colleges. Now it is expanding to four year schools.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

(Some) Free Tuition for Some in New Jersey

New Jersey is the latest state to create a tuition-free program for four-year institutions.

Governor Phil Murphy, a Democrat, announced the Garden State Guarantee in his...

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Caldwell University to Pay U.S. Government $4.8 Million for Defrauding Program for Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11:30am 1/5/2020 at 11:30am

This is awful. The program specified here was set up to help veterans after 9/11.

NJ.com reports:

N.J. university will pay millions for role in...

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Rutgers University Hosts Event With Puppies and Kittens to Help Students Through Exams

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00am 12/16/2019 at 10:00am

I’m not going to make fun of this because as a dog person myself, I would probably attend this event.

NJ.com reports:

Meet the puppies helping N.J. college students make it through exams

If Alexis Churley was stressed about her upcoming finals — four in four days — she didn’t show it.

The 20-year-old Rutgers...

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Rashida Tlaib Deletes Tweet Erroneously Blaming White Supremacy for NJ Jewish Market Shootings

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/12/2019 at 12:00pm
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) posted and then quickly deleted a tweet this morning erroneously blaming white supremacy for the Tuesday mass shooting at a New Jersey kosher market that left four people dead, including a detective.

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College of New Jersey Advises White Students to Think About Their Racial Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10:00am 12/10/2019 at 10:00am

This was part of an event put on by the school’s Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Campus Reform reports:

N.J. college tells white students to think about their ‘racial privilege’

A New Jersey college hosted a diversity workshop for students and faculty that asked participants to explore their “racial privilege” as part...

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Rutgers University Students Place Dead Lobster in Tree and Make ‘Pilgrimages’ to it

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/23/2019 at 12:00pm

This sounds like something out of a Monty Python sketch but it’s completely real.

People reports:

Rutgers University Students Put Dead Dining Hall Lobster in Tree, Jokingly Make ‘Pilgrimages’ to It

What seemingly started as a prank by Rutgers University students has turned into a school-wide meme.

Each September, the university’s dining halls host a...

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New Jersey Taxing Decorative Pumpkins

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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Fall is upon us and to celebrate New Jersey is taxing decorative pumpkins.

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Four Years at Princeton University Now Costs Nearly $300,000

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 8:00am 9/10/2019 at 8:00am

There are lots of places in America where you could buy a nice home for less than this. Which is a better investment?

Market Watch reports:

The No. 1 university in America now comes with a total...

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April Ryan’s Bodyguard Charged With Assault on New Jersey Reporter

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/20/2019 at 3:00pm
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Officials charged CNN political analyst April Ryan’s bodyguard with assault after he allegedly physically removed a local journalist from an event that featured Ryan.

Ryan has not spoken about the incident. She has become one of the loudest voices to bash President Donald Trump over his words against the media. She has...

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New Jersey Gave Over $3.8 Million in Financial Aid to Undocumented College Students Last Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/20/2019 at 12:00pm

We shouldn’t be surprised by this. Most of the Democrats running in 2020 want to give illegal immigrants free healthcare.

NorthJersey.com reports:

NJ gave more than $3.8 million in financial aid to undocumented college students last...

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Princeton Student Laments Lack of Political Activism on Campus

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

This student isn’t alone. Many of today’s college students think this is the whole point of college. Where do you think they got that idea?

The College Fix reports:

Princeton student demands more student activism at Princeton

A student activist on Princeton’s campus is lamenting the fact that not enough students are activists there,...

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Rutgers Hosting Event Titled ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10:00am 6/24/2019 at 10:00am

Substitute any other race or identity group and this would be denounced as hate.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers to host ‘Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture’ event

Rutgers University’s Newark campus is scheduled to host a nearly five-hour event called “Recognizing and Dismantling White Organizational Culture,” according to the school’s website.

The June 25...

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New Jersey Giving $250K to Law Schools to Represent Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/11/2019 at 2:00pm

New Jersey sure is generous with taxpayer money. Especially for non-citizens.

Campus Reform reports:

NJ doles out $250,000 for law students to rep illegals in court

If you’re an illegal immigrant in New Jersey, the state wants to help you deal with ICE and federal immigration courts.

The New Jersey Department of the Treasury, which...

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CDC warns that superbug fungus is infecting hundreds across the U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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At Legal Insurrection, not only do you get hard-hitting legal analysis of current events, you also are exposed to the cutting edge of emerging disease news!

Readers may recall that in November, 2016, I reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that the first cases of a drug-resistant...

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Rutgers Dedicates Another $20 Million to Diversity Hiring Effort

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 11:30am 4/7/2019 at 11:30am

They have already allocated $20 million for greater diversity, so this brings the total to $40 million.

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers pledges another $20 million in diversity hiring funds

Rutgers University has pledged an additional $20 million in funding to hire a diverse faculty, adding to the significant amount of money it has...

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