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Student Activists at Syracuse U. Demand Right to Choose ‘Same Race’ Roommates

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/14/2019 at 12:00pm

These are left wing students who are supposedly fighting racism. Is irony still a thing?

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse activists demand right to exclude potential roommates because of their race

Diversity and...

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Trump Leaves New York, Becomes Resident of Palm Beach

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/1/2019 at 12:00pm
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President Donald Trump announced this morning that he and his family will officially leave New York once his presidency comes to an end.

Due to the bad treatment he’s received from New York, the Trump family will make Palm Beach, FL, their permanent home. His Mar-a-Lago Club is located in...

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Binghamton University Students Hold ‘Die-in’ to Protest Fossil Fuels

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

If we did away with fossil fuels tomorrow, most people would be living in awful Stone Age conditions, including these students.

Campus Reform reports:

Students hold ‘die-in’ to protest fossil fuels — ‘stuff that literally kills people’

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In Reversal, University’s Music School Cancels China Tour Over Exclusion of South Korean Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00am 10/30/2019 at 10:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the well known orchestras at the music school of the University of Rochester in New York. They came under intense fire this week for excluding South Korean student musicians from a tour in China at the behest of the Chinese government.

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Student Newspaper at NYU Pulls Ad Promoting College Republicans Event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10:00am 10/29/2019 at 10:00am

The event features National Review editor Rich Lowry. The paper was apparently triggered by the word “nationalism” in the title.

Campus Reform reports:

NYU student paper yanks ad promoting College Republicans event

The editor-in-chief of a New York University student newspaper decided at the last minute not to publish a full-page advertisement promoting a...

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NYU Student Government Claims ‘Jails Do Not Make Us Safe’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 7, 2019 at 10:00am 10/7/2019 at 10:00am

They also want the prisoners at Rikers Island released. Maybe we should send them all to NYU.

Campus Reform reports:

NYU student gov claims ‘jails do not make us safe,’ backs ‘abolition’ plan

New York City Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed that Rikers Island be shut down and replaced with four new,...

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College Student Scares Off Potential Sex Attacker by Pretending to be Autistic

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/28/2019 at 1:30pm

Quick thinking on this student’s part may have saved her from a horrible attack. What an amazing story.

FOX News reports:

New York college student pretends to be autistic, scares off sexual offender like ‘she had seen on television’

A quick-thinking college student scared off a sexual deviant who broke into her New York...

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College Of New Rochelle Officially Files For Bankruptcy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:30am 9/21/2019 at 9:30am

This is the end for this school. The only thing left to do after this is sell the property.

Patch reports:

College Of New Rochelle Files For Bankruptcy

The College of New Rochelle officially filed for bankruptcy Friday, and the main campus will be sold via an auction. The college, which closed its doors...

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Judge Rules Some Claims Can Stand Against U. Rochester Over Alleged Handling of Complaints Against Professor

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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Judge Lawrence Vilardo ruled that some of the claims against the University of Rochester can move forward, but dismissed the others. These people filed the claims over the school’s “alleged handling of complaints against a professor.”

From WHAM:

The lawsuit stems from the university’s alleged handling of misconduct claims against Dr. Florian Jaeger.

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Columbia University Offers Tips to the Anti-Trump ‘Resistance’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 10:00am 8/21/2019 at 10:00am

Is there any wonder why Republicans and independents increasingly see colleges as a bad thing?

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Ivy League school urges ‘resistance’ to ‘mean and small-minded’ Trump’s ‘moronic’ policies

Columbia University called President Donald Trump “the mean and small-minded man in the White House,” in a piece published Monday on the university’s...

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Republicans Lining Up to Run Against Ocasio-Cortez

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00am 8/19/2019 at 11:00am
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Legal Insurrection has blogged a few times these past two years that Democrats have quietly discussed plans to find someone to primary Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

Republicans have also jumped on the idea. At least seven have filed to run against Ocasio-Cortez in the Democrat-heavy 14th Congressional district.

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Timeline Chronicles the Fall of the College of New Rochelle

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 9:30am 8/18/2019 at 9:30am

The College of New Rochelle is now closed. This timeline explains how it happened.

From Lohud:

Timeline: The collapse of the College of New Rochelle

Oct. 16, 2016
President Judith Huntington submits her resignation to the College of New Rochelle’s board of trustees.

Oct. 18, 2016
The College of New Rochelle announces Huntington’s resignation and an internal...

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Professor Exonerated After Criticism for Using N-Word While Discussing James Baldwin Literature

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:30am 8/17/2019 at 9:30am

This is a happy ending to a crazy story. She should never have been criticized in the first place.

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CUNY Prof Says “Ideology of Racialized Terrorism” is Responsibility of All White People

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2019 at 8:00am 8/16/2019 at 8:00am

Imagine a professor saying “all” people of any other race were responsible for such a thing. People would lose their minds.

The College Fix reports:

CUNY adjunct professor: All white people responsible for ‘ideology of racialized terrorism’

An adjunct professor from City University of New York says the “ideology of racialized terrorism” is the...

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NYT Columnist Says Jeffrey Epstein “Seemed Unapologetic” About Sexually Abusing Underage Girls

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 11:00am 8/13/2019 at 11:00am
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It’s been three days since Jeffrey Epstein reportedly committed suicide by

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Jeffrey Epstein reportedly taken off suicide watch before committing suicide

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/11/2019 at 6:00pm
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On Saturday, we covered Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide while in custody (and the resulting #ClintonBodyCount versus #TrumpBodyCount Twitter war that ensued).  One of the questions surrounding reports of Epstein’s suicide was how he could have managed that while—it was widely reported—under suicide watch.

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Professor Under Fire for Using N-Word While Discussing James Baldwin’s Literature

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

If this was being discussed in the context of classic literature, what is the problem?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

N-Word at the New School

Being a good writer and a good writing teacher don’t always go hand in hand. But for poet and novelist Laurie Sheck, they do. Sheck’s been a Pulitzer Prize finalist,...

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