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University Dean Wants Students to Say ‘Freshmores’ Instead of ‘Freshmen’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:00am 12/6/2018 at 10:00am

The thinking here is that ‘freshmores’ is more inclusive because it doesn’t contain the word ‘men.’

The College Fix reports:

Dean urges students to use ‘freshmores’ instead of ‘freshmen’ to be more inclusive

Around the Honors College at Appalachian State, you may hear a different way of labeling first-year college students. While they’re commonly...

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Columbia University Students Kick Saturday Night Live Comedian Off Stage for ‘Offensive’ Jokes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9:00am 12/5/2018 at 9:00am
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Last week at Columbia University, the school’s Asian American Alliance held a fundraising event called “CultureSHOCK:Reclaim” and invited comedian and SNL alum Nimesh Patel to perform. Halfway through his performance, student organizers walked on stage, took his microphone and told him to wrap it up.

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Student Govt Official Faces Impeachment for Writing “Illegal Aliens” in Social Media Post

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/17/2018 at 4:00pm
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Michaela Todd is the Vice President of the student government at Emporia State University in Kansas. During the run-up to the 2018 midterms, she wrote a post on Facebook to show her support of Republican Kris Kobach for governor. The post included the term ‘illegal aliens’ and it set off...

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The Simpsons Reportedly Dropping ‘Apu’ Character for being a ‘Stereotype’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 10:00am 10/28/2018 at 10:00am
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The long-running animated comedy series ‘The Simpsons’ is preparing to drop the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian-American owner of the ‘Kwik-E-Mart’ due to political correctness.

This became an issue when comedian Hari Kondabolu made a documentary film called “The Problem With Apu” which was released last year.

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Cal State Long Beach removing “Prospector Pete” statue because 1849 Gold Rush now politically incorrect

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/23/2018 at 12:00pm
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Another campus statue is being singled out for removal over political correctness. “Prospector Pete” is going to be taken off the campus plaza of California State University Long Beach and moved to an alumni center, because critics say the Gold Rush contributed to deaths of indigenous peoples.

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Marine Le Pen Ordered to See Psychiatrist for Tweeting Photos of ISIS Executions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 21, 2018 at 5:15pm 9/21/2018 at 5:15pm
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As much as we complain about political correctness in the United States, it seems things are much worse in Europe. Marine Le Pen, who is frequently described in media reports as far right, recently shared some images on Twitter of people who had been slaughtered by ISIS. Now she is being...

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UK Islamist Groups ‘Weaponizing’ Islamophobia to Silence Critics, Counter-Extremism Tsar Says

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:00am 9/21/2018 at 11:00am
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Islamist groups in Britain are “weaponizing” Islamophobia to silence legitimate criticism of Radical Islam, the country’s counter-extremism tsar warned.

The UK-based Muslim extremist groups “and their sympathisers weaponise Islamophobia in an attempt to shut down legitimate debate about Islamic extremism while undermining the general struggle against anti-Muslim hatred,” Sara Khan, head of the UK...

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Lilly Diabetes pulls sponsorship from Conor Daly because of what his FATHER said 30 years ago

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/25/2018 at 2:00pm
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The word and thought police have reached brand new levels of crazy. Professional race car driver Conor Daly has lost a sponsorship because his father reportedly uttered a racial slur in the 1980’s.  To put this in some perspective, Conor wasn’t born until 1991, yet he is paying for the sins...

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UK Politician Boris Johnson Draws Ire over Burka ‘Bank Robber’ Remark

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:00am 8/10/2018 at 7:00am
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Despite pressure from Prime Minister Theresa May and the UK Conservative Party, Britain’s former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has refused to apologise for his critical remarks about women in burkas, the full-body Islamic veil. The senior Conservative politician stirred a controversy this week after likening burka-clad women to “letter-boxes” and “bank robbers”.

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Monty Python fights back against PC culture, calls BBC’s diversity push “social engineering”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/12/2018 at 3:00pm
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If modern BBC suits had a time machine, we’d never see silly walks, dead parrots or limbless knights.

An executive for the British Broadcasting Company recently said the new comedy mission had little room for “six Oxbridge white blokes.”
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Comedians Are Abandoning College Campuses Over Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 9:30am 6/3/2018 at 9:30am

Who wants to tempt fate by trying to tell jokes to an audience full of people who will be offended no matter what you say?

Campus Reform reports:

PC culture causes growing rift between colleges, comedians

Comedians are becoming increasingly reluctant to perform on college campuses due to a sensitive culture of political correctness,...

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Catholic Bishop Tells College Grads to be Politically Incorrect

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/29/2018 at 12:00pm

This may sound unusual coming from a bishop but on today’s college campuses, it’s an act of defiance to embrace pretty much anything traditional.

The College Fix reports:

Bishop to graduates: ‘You have to be politically incorrect’

A Catholic bishop recently urged graduates of Thomas Aquinas College to be “politically incorrect,” instructing them to...

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Leslie Eastman: Confessions of a Cultural Appreciation Addict

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 8:00am 5/12/2018 at 8:00am
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I am thrilled to be able to be able to share some of my “cultural appreciation” experiences with our Legal Insurrection friends.

In fact, this idea came from a response I was going to make during the social justice brouhaha over 18-year old Keziah Daum’s Chinese cheongsam prom dress. I, too have...

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Museum Conference speech code: ‘reverse racism’ ‘reverse sexism’ and ‘cisphobia’ NOT prohibited

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 7:30pm 5/6/2018 at 7:30pm
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The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), with an annual budget of some $10 million, serves as an advocacy group for museums, including setting

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Holy Cross Drops Knight Mascot Due to ‘Violence of the Crusades’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/20/2018 at 5:00pm
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The College of Holy Cross, a Catholic school, has decided to drop its knight mascot and change the name of the school paper because it links them to the horrible violence that occurred during the Crusades. Because, you know, only the Christians did horrible things during the Crusades.

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DePaul Law Prof Under Fire for Using N-Word in Legal Lecture Hypothetical

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/4/2018 at 12:00pm

DePaul University law professor Donald Hermann recently used the n-word in a lecture. He wasn’t trying to insult anyone and he didn’t direct the word at a person. He was making up a hypothetical case, in other words, teaching law. Now he is under attack.

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Former Professor Describes Her Escape From Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11:00am 2/19/2018 at 11:00am

If you want to get away from political correctness, leaving academia is a great first step.

Campus Reform reports:

Former prof recounts her ‘escape’ from political correctness

A professor emerita at California State University-East Bay has written a book about how she “escaped” political correctness with the help of evolutionary psychology.

How I Escaped Political...

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