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URI Co-Sponsors Conference on ‘Social Justice in Higher Education’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/21/2019 at 12:00pm

The conference agenda reads like a parody of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Public univ. sponsors social justice conference to address ‘white accountability,’ ‘microaggressions’

The University of Rhode Island sponsored a “Social Justice in Higher Education” conference, with speakers discussing topics such as “White Accountability,” “Addressing Microaggressions,” and more.

The conference was put on Wednesday...

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Pete Buttigieg Now Taking Cues from Campus Leftists, Wants to Erase Thomas Jefferson

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10:00am 5/19/2019 at 10:00am
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For the last few years campus progressives, most notably at Hofstra University, have been trying to erase Thomas Jefferson from the public square. Now 2020 Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg has joined the effort.

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Secret Socioeconomic ‘Adversity Score’ Being Assigned to SAT Test Takers — Disclosed Only To Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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The College Board is trying to make the SAT more ‘fair’ for everyone by taking social and economic factors into account.

This is really just the latest attempt to institutionalize the concept of social justice into higher education. But this process is pernicious — the students who are assigned a socioeconomic score...

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Diversity is the Unofficial Religion of Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/30/2019 at 12:00pm

I’ve been making this point for years and now more and more people are beginning to notice the same thing.

Christian Schneider writes at the New York Post:

Secular universities now demand a ‘profession of faith’

Many religious universities have historically used “statements of faith” to uphold their religious mission. But while such policies...

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American University Students Unimpressed With New Mandatory Diversity Course

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9:30am 4/28/2019 at 9:30am

Mandatory diversity has a rather Orwellian ring to it, doesn’t it?

The College Fix reports:

American U. students wising up to mandatory diversity/inequality/rac...

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Rider U. Schedules ‘Seeing Privilege’ Event at Same Time as Conservative Event Debunking Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 10:00am 4/8/2019 at 10:00am

The Turning Point USA chapter at Rider set up an event to disprove “white privilege.” Not only would the school not promote it, they scheduled a counter event for the same time.

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Diversity Training at American University Forces Students to Examine the Race of Their Friends

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 8:00am 3/28/2019 at 8:00am

This sounds like a weird experiment in social engineering. It does not sound like anything that has to do with the pursuit of scholarship.

The College Fix reports:

American University forced us to admit most of our friends are the same race

Student activists and their administrative enablers often demand that students, faculty and...

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No, There Is No Empowerment To Be Found in Period Blood Displays

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 9:32pm 3/6/2019 at 9:32pm
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Gross! A 26-year-old California sex coach who goes by Demetra Nyx splattered pictures of herself smeared with menstrual blood all over Instagram to celebrate her “beautiful and powerful” periods.

She said:

I used to spend my time worrying about what other people thought of me… And yet. It turns out none of that was...

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Why Green Book Deserved Its 2019 Best Picture Win

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/3/2019 at 4:00pm
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If you had asked me a week before the Oscars ceremony who was likely to walk away with the Best Picture award for 2018 film releases, I would’ve given you two answers: Black Panther or Blackkklansman. In the age of #OscarsSoWhite, where progressive politics rule over Hollywood like the Eye of...

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Brandeis University Social Justice Week Will Include Advocacy for Sex Work

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/4/2019 at 2:00pm

Is this what passes for the pursuit of scholarship now? Sex work?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Social justice fest’ promotes sex work advocacy, boycotting Wendy’s

Brandeis University will host a week-long series of social justice events, including ones led by “advocates for sex workers” and ones informing students how they can support a boycott...

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U. Michigan Students Create Nation’s First Minor in Social Class and Inequality

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 11:30am 2/3/2019 at 11:30am

Colleges and universities already offer a ton of courses in this area, it’s inescapable. Was this really necessary?

MLive reports:

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North Carolina State Hosts Social Justice Training for Students and Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:04pm 1/31/2019 at 12:04pm

This has nothing to do with the pursuit of scholarship. It’s just mandatory political indoctrination.

The College Fix reports:

Public university hosts ‘Social Justice January’ daylong tra...

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U. Wisconsin-Madison to Pay Students to Promote Social Justice on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:30am 1/26/2019 at 11:30am

Imagine a world where students are paid to educate others about the Constitution. We actually have a need for that.

Campus Reform reports:

UW-Madison pays students to ‘advance social justice issues’

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to hire three social justice interns to help with social justice efforts around campus.

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Lewis and Clark College Offering Graduate Course on ‘Toxic Masculinity’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 8:00am 1/25/2019 at 8:00am

One has to wonder how the real Lewis and Clark would feel about the concept of toxic masculinity. Has that question occurred to anyone at this school?

Campus Reform reports:

College teaches ed. students how to ‘combat toxic masculinity’

Students at Lewis and Clark College’s Graduate School of Education can take a course in...

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The Social Justice Warrior Women Behind Gillette’s Men-Shaming Ad

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 6:00pm 1/16/2019 at 6:00pm

Monday, I blogged about Gillette’s new ad which used the  30 year birthday of their slogan “the best a man can get” to shame all decent men for the actions of sleaze bags.

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CNN Legal Analyst Accuses Black Conservative David Webb of Having White Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/16/2019 at 1:00pm
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David Webb is a black, conservative commentator and talk radio host. You may recognize him from his frequent appearances on FOX News over the years.

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University in Texas Seeks English Prof Familiar With Feminism, Social Justice, Queer Rhetoric

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:00am 1/16/2019 at 10:00am

Again and again, we are seeing evidence of the left’s agenda becoming more important than the subject matter being taught. It will eventually eclipse the subject completely.

Campus Reform reports:

Texas A&M English prof candidates better have a ‘feminist’ or ‘queer’ ‘agenda’

Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking a new assistant English professor, preferably one...

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