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Michael Avenatti’s Bail Revoked, He’ll Remain in Custody Throughout His NY Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 5:03pm 1/15/2020 at 5:03pm
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As Mary blogged earlier today, Michael Avenatti was arrested for violating the terms of his release.  It is now being reported that Avenatti has been jailed without bond and will remain in custody throughout his criminal trial in New York.

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Syracuse University Convening Special Committee to Assess Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/14/2020 at 12:00pm

The school is doing this in response to a number of questionable incidents which occurred on campus last fall.

The Daily Orange reports:

Special committee to begin campus climate review

The Board of Trustees special committee tasked with jointly assessing diversity, inclusion and campus climate at Syracuse University has met and begun planning...

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NY Democrats Retreat on New Bail Reform Policy After National Criticism, Community Outrage

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 8:00pm 1/9/2020 at 8:00pm
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One week after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) made declaring war on $30 Domino’s pizzas his first priority of the new year, he finally got back to the priorities that matter more to New Yorkers.

So, too, has New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D).

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Stony Brook University Announces $957K Grant to Fund Diversity Hires

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10:00am 1/8/2020 at 10:00am

Diversity is now a lucrative industry within higher education.

Campus Reform reports:

School gets nearly $1 million from NY state university budget for ‘diversity’ hires

A New York university has been granted almost $1 million in funding from...

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2020 Census May Give NY Democrats Ammo to Eliminate Ocasio-Cortez’s District

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 4:00pm 1/2/2020 at 4:00pm
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Republicans have been looking for a way to beat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at the ballot box next fall, but they might not have to do anything. AOC’s own party may solve the problem.

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New York’s Bail Reform Policies Are Setting Anti-Semitic Attackers Free to Attack Again

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 30, 2019 at 6:00pm 12/30/2019 at 6:00pm
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In the aftermath of the horrific machete attacks at a Monsey, New York synagogue that left five Jewish people injured Saturday night, Democrats are predictably pointing fingers at President Trump, who they blame for the stabbings.

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Monsey, NY: Five People Stabbed During Hanukkah Celebration, Suspect Arrested

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/29/2019 at 12:00pm
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As Mary blogged earlier this week, New York City has seen an alarming rise in anti-Semitic attacks.  The most recent is a horrifying machete attack in Monsey, a town about an hour north of New York City, that left five people wounded.

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FIRE Criticizes Long Island U. for Free Speech Policy That Demands ‘Respect for Authority’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 11:30am 12/29/2019 at 11:30am

All I can think of is Cartman from South Park demanding respect for his authority.

Campus Reform reports:

Free speech experts slam university for policy requiring “respect for authority”

A student at Long Island University Post was gearing up for his May graduation when he found himself under investigation for alleged possession and distribution...

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Man-child Andrew Cuomo throws hissy fit to prevent Trump-appointed federal judges from officiating at weddings

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 23, 2019 at 4:00pm 12/23/2019 at 4:00pm
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New York’s TDS-addled governor Andrew Cuomo (D) vetoed a bill that would have permitted federal judges to officiate at weddings because Trump.

The bill was innocuous and passed both NY state’s senate and assembly with overwhelming and bipartisan support.  Cuomo’s veto memo specified that Trump-appointed federal judges should not be allowed to...

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Ithaca College Using Million Dollar Donation to Fund ‘Diversity in Media’ Scholarship

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 10:00am 12/19/2019 at 10:00am

Do you think they mean intellectual diversity? Doubtful.

The Business Journal News Network reports:

Ithaca College to Use $1M Gift for Diversity in Media Scholarship

Ithaca College will use a $1 million donation from a prom...

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New York University Protest Group Says ‘Join Us if You Hate NYU’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 8:00am 12/18/2019 at 8:00am

Is there a better example than this of students protesting for the sake of protesting?

The College Fix reports:

Fledgling New York University student group protests: ‘Join us if you hate NYU’

A brand new New York University student group dubbed SAIGE — Students Against Imperialism and Global Expansion — held a so-called “Disorientation...

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Faculty Members at Syracuse University Call for More Courses on Diversity

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

At some point in the not too distant future, schools are going to start offering a degree program in diversity. Mark my words.

WSYR News reports:

Syracuse University faculty call for more courses on diversity

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New York Democrat Pushes Bill to Require Colleges to Offer ‘Free’ Abortions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/14/2019 at 1:30pm

These ‘free’ abortions would be taxpayer funded, naturally.

Campus Reform reports:

New York Dem lawmaker pushes bill requiring colleges to offer ‘free’ abortions

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ExxonMobil Wins in New York Climate Change Fraud Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 11:00am 12/11/2019 at 11:00am
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ExxonMobil has just won a crucial in the second climate change lawsuit to reach trial in the United States.

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Hunt Scheduled at Binghamton University to Cull Deer Herd

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30am 11/30/2019 at 9:30am

Binghamton apparently has a nature reserve. Will any students protest the hunt?

The Associated Press reports via WBNG News:

Binghamton University schedules hunt to cull deer herd

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Syracuse Chancellor: White Supremacist Manifesto ‘Probably a Hoax’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/21/2019 at 3:00pm
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Earlier this week, Syracuse University police investigated reports of a white supremacist manifesto appeared on an online forum and distributed to students via AirDrop on their phones at the library.

Chancellor Kent Syverud announced today “the rumor was probably a hoax.”

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FIRE on Binghamton Protest of Art Laffer: “Latest in a Disturbing Trend of Protesters Silencing Others”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:00am 11/21/2019 at 10:00am
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“Disturbing” is an excellent word to describe what happened. Read the full back story here.

From the FIRE blog:

After Binghamton shoutdown, protesters need to know how the First Amendment works

It happened again. This time, at New York’s Binghamton University.

A protester with a bullhorn hijacked a Nov. 18 lecture from economist Art Laffer,...

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