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Duke University to Require Anti-Bias Training for Everyone

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 19, 2020 at 8:00am 6/19/2020 at 8:00am

This new initiative is part of an ‘anti-racism’ campaign which will apparently be spread throughout everything, even academics.

The College Fix reports:

Duke to incorporate ‘anti-racism’ throughout curriculum, require anti-bias training for everyone

Duke University has a new defining principle: “anti-racism.”

In a Wednesday evening email to the community, President Vincent Price (not to be...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: President Trump Orders Meat Processing Plants to Remain Open

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 11:00am 4/29/2020 at 11:00am
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Today’s update will start with some food-related items.

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First Amendment Fail — Raleigh Police: “Protesting is a non-essential activity”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 5:05pm 4/14/2020 at 5:05pm
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Our Founding Fathers never once said that the rights given to us by our Creator go out the door in the case of a viral pandemic.

In other words, the Constitution still exists and it still protects us from tyrants.

The Raleigh Police Department had the nerve to tell someone on Twitter that...

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Mark Robinson of “I’m the Majority” Fame Wins GOP Nomination for Lt. Governor in North Carolina

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 6, 2020 at 3:00pm 3/6/2020 at 3:00pm
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Mark Robinson became a sensation when a video of him defending the rights of law-abiding gun owners at the Greensboro, North Carolina city council meeting went viral in 2018.

He just won the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor in the state.

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North Carolina Bojangles’ Manager Shut Out Trump Supporters After Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 9:00pm 3/5/2020 at 9:00pm
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A shift manager at a Bojangles’ in Charlotte, N.C., locked out supporters of President Donald Trump after a rally.

The Charlotte Observer reported that the manager “is no longer employed” at the restaurant.

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Women’s Studies Center at U. North Carolina-Wilmington Renamed for Gender Studies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/24/2020 at 12:00pm

Old school feminism in academia is giving way to a new school gender approach. This is just one example.

Campus Reform reports:

UNCW ditches ‘Women’s Studies’ to make way for ‘Gender Studies’

Effective Jan. 1, the University of North Carolina-Wilmington renamed its Women’s Studies and Resource Center the Gender Studies and Research Center. The...

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NC Democratic Senate Candidate Plays Identity Politics Card Against Chuck Schumer

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 17, 2020 at 4:00pm 1/17/2020 at 4:00pm
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UNC Charlotte Holding Seminar to Help Advisers Avoid ‘Maintenance of Oppressive Systems’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 30, 2019 at 9:00am 12/30/2019 at 9:00am

This looks like it’s just more left wing jargon. What does it have to do with scholarship?

The College Fix reports:

UNC Charlotte seminar to help academic advisors avoid ‘maintenance of oppressive systems’

A coming “webinar” at the University of North Carolina Charlotte will assist academic advisors on becoming the “best possible allies” to...

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UNC Charlotte Students Say They Feel ‘Unsafe’ After School Hires Former Gitmo Commander for Security

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30am 11/16/2019 at 9:30am

Ah, the old – your presence on campus makes me feel unsafe – canard. It’s been a while since we’ve heard this one. Here’s a simple response: If that’s the case, then you’re obviously not mature enough for college.

The College Fix reports:

Students demand UNCC fire former Gitmo commander as campus security...

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Interim Chancellor at Eastern Carolina U. Resigns Over Alleged Partying With Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/28/2019 at 12:00pm

There are apparently photos of the former chancellor drinking and dancing with students at a bar. To his credit, the guy is taking full responsibility for his actions.

The News and Observer reports:

East Carolina University interim chancellor resigns amid UNC System...

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Conservative Prof Launching Course to Challenge Liberal Views in Criminal Justice and More

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 23, 2019 at 10:00am 9/23/2019 at 10:00am

This actually sounds fascinating. Will students listen, or will he be subjected to protests?

The College Fix reports:

This conservative professor just rolled out a new class that will blow liberals’ minds

“What does the evidence say about the claims of the Black Lives Matter movement?”

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Fewer Than 10 People Show Up For UNC-Charlotte White Privilege Workshop

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/21/2019 at 1:00pm

The school has over 30,000 students. What does this tell you?

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Republican wins #NC09 special election touted as bellwether of Trump support

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 7:00am 9/11/2019 at 7:00am
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Democrats and the media have been saying for days that this special election in North Carolina would be a referendum on Trump and his chances for winning in 2020.

Trump held a rally in the state on Monday night for Republican Dan Bishop. His efforts paid off, as Bishop declared victory 24...

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NC Lt. Gov. Candidate Mark Robinson Sees Surge in Conservative Grassroots Support

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 11:00am 9/4/2019 at 11:00am
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We have witnessed a lot of wailing and hand-wringing from #NeverTrumpers about the death of conservatism in the “age” of Trump.  Never mind that eight years is hardly an “age,” and that’s the maximum Trump can spend as president.

You’d never know it from the “conservatives” who claim some higher set of...

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#NC09 Special Election Touted as “Bellwether” for Trump in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 7:30pm 9/1/2019 at 7:30pm
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The upcoming Special Election in North Carolina’s 9th district is being touted as a “bellwether” for the 2020 presidential election.  Indeed, NBC News claims President Trump “faces more 2020 danger” if there’s an upset and the Democrat pulls off a win.  Trump won the district in 2016 by...

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Teen Registered People to Vote as They Waited in Line at Popeyes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/28/2019 at 5:00pm
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David Ledbetter, 17, used the freakout over Popeyes new sandwich as an opportunity to register people to vote.

The North Carolina teen cannot vote, but he saw it as a chance to bring young people into politics.

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UNC: School Should Decide How to Treat Sexual Assault Records

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:00am 8/28/2019 at 10:00am
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The University of North Carolina is seeking to overturn a decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals that ruled the school must release details on how the school disciplined students “found responsible for rape or sexual assault.”

From WRAL.com:

The case stems from a November 2016 lawsuit filed by a coalition of...

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