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Princeton President Says School is Racist, Education Department Believes Him and Opens Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11:00am 9/18/2020 at 11:00am
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At the beginning of this month, Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber, penned a letter to the Princeton community which claimed that racism is “embedded” in structures of the university.

The Department of Education took this claim seriously and has launched an investigation. If schools are going to make these claims, it’s...

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College Backs Off Charges Against Student Who Used Image of Trump as Zoom Background

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 14, 2020 at 10:00am 8/14/2020 at 10:00am

Once the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education got involved here, the school suddenly saw the light. This is why FIRE is so important.

FOX News reports:

College backs off charges against student who used Trump photo on Zoom, still claims Facebook post broke rules

A New Jersey college has backed off five of...

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Petition Demands Removal of Walt Whitman Statue at Rutgers University-Camden

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2020 at 8:00am 7/24/2020 at 8:00am

We’ve gotten to the point where it seems like people are just doing this because they think they can.

The College Fix reports:

Petition demands statue of poet Walt Whitman be removed from Rutgers University-Camden

A statue of Walt Whitman, one of America’s most famous and influential poets, has come under fire at Rutgers...

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Faculty at Princeton Accuse School of Anti-Blackness, Issue List of Demands

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 8:00am 7/7/2020 at 8:00am

Academia is going to hasten its own demise. People are going to just stop sending their children to many schools.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton faculty accuse school of rampant ‘anti-blackness,’ issue list of 48 demands

More than 200 Princeton University faculty have signed a letter demanding nearly 50 initiatives to address what the...

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Rutgers University Historian Defends Antifa and Trashes Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/4/2020 at 12:00pm

This person has a history of defending Antifa. He has written books about them.

Campus Reform reports:

Rutgers historian runs to rioters’ defense: ‘Antifa isn’t the problem’

Mark Bray, a historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radicalism in modern Europe at Rutgers University in New Jersey, claims President Donald Trump’s labeling of Antifa...

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Most Students at Princeton Would Take Leave of Absence if In-Person Classes Don’t Resume

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 8:00am 5/19/2020 at 8:00am

This is the catch-22 many schools are facing. There are going to be problems whether they reopen or not.

The College Fix reports:

Most Princeton students would take leave of absence if in-person classes don’t resume

Nearly two thirds of students at Princeton University responded to a recent campus survey that they “would seriously...

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Colleges and Universities in New Jersey Hit Hard by Coronavirus Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 1:30pm 5/10/2020 at 1:30pm

When it comes to the states, few have been hit as hard by this crisis as New Jersey.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Pandemic in N.J. ‘Unlike Anything’ Before

New Jersey has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

The state has had the second highest number of deaths caused by the virus. The shutdown has...

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Rutgers University Prof Blames Trump Supporters for Coronavirus Deaths

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 1, 2020 at 4:30pm 5/1/2020 at 4:30pm
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A Rutgers University professor named Brittney Cooper has come under fire for blaming Trump supporters for Coronavirus deaths. She has not folded under criticism either, citing the fact that she is tenured.

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Rutgers University Expects $200 Million Shortfall Due to Coronavirus Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 1:30pm 4/25/2020 at 1:30pm

The hits just keep coming for New Jersey. Rutgers is even concerned about their 2021 budget.

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Princeton Announces New ‘Culture and Difference’ Requirement for Fall 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 13, 2020 at 8:00am 4/13/2020 at 8:00am

If you were hoping the current crisis would stave off some of the social justice requirements in higher ed, you’re out of luck.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton U. announces courses which fulfill new ‘Culture and Difference’ requirement

Forty-one course offerings will satisfy Princeton University’s new “Culture and Difference” requirement this fall semester, as...

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SKYNET Exists: City in New Jersey Using Drones to Enforce Social Distancing Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 4:00pm 4/8/2020 at 4:00pm
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First, we find out that Google will hand over location date to health officials.

Now we have a city in New Jersey using drones to enforce social distancing rules. The city is using drones from a company headquartered in China, too.

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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’

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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:

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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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