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Former CNN Commentator Calls for Abolition of Prisons in Speech at St. Olaf College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1:30pm 11/16/2019 at 1:30pm

Remember Marc Lamont Hill? He used to be a CNN contributor. He recently gave a speech at St. Olaf College in which he called for an end to nation states and prisons.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: In campus speech, fired CNN commentator advocates ‘dismantling’ of nation states, ‘abolition’ of prisons

Nation-states and prisons should...

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Princeton and Brown Graduate Programs Dropping Standardized Tests to Promote Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00am 11/14/2019 at 10:00am

Diversity is more important than scholarship to many people in higher education. This is just another example of the fact.

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League schools drop ‘cuturally biased’ standardized test requirement

Two Ivy League universities have announced that many graduate programs will no longer require the traditional standardized Graduate Records Examination testing requirements...

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Big Sister Is Watching: Greta Thunberg Mural Looms Over San Francisco

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:00am 11/10/2019 at 10:00am
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We have covered the rapid deterioration of public health conditions in California, especially in the feces-strewn streets of San Francisco.

Instead of focusing on issues of sanitation, job creation, or at least ensuring there are more high school students than drug addicts in the city, activists have chosen to honor Swedish “climate...

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Republican Lawmaker Criticizes ‘Social Justice Agenda’ in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/24/2019 at 12:00pm

Rep. Barbara Ehardt said this during a forum on diversity. That took guts.

Idaho Ed News reports:

Boise State Diversity Forum: GOP Lawmaker Says Social Justice Agenda Has Run Amok

More than 300 people crowded into Boise State University’s student union building Tuesday night to hear a bipartisan panel of lawmakers speak to diversity...

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University Advises Professors Not to Grade Based on Merit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9:30am 10/19/2019 at 9:30am

This is all being done in the name of diversity and inclusion which, as I have frequently pointed out, is eclipsing actual scholarship and study.

The College Fix reports:

Public university tells professors not to grade based on merit

Faculty workshops designed to persuade teachers not to grade based upon merit are popping up...

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Princeton University Given Award for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Colleges and universities see this is as extremely important. That’s why Princeton is tooting its own horn here.

This report is from the school’s website:

Princeton receives national award for outstanding commitments to diversity and inclusion

The HEED Award recognizes a school’s comprehensive approach to recruiting, retaining and supporting a diverse range of students,...

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Appalachian State Student Newspaper Apologizes for Column That Criticized Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/29/2019 at 1:30pm

There are some things on campus which you’re just not allowed to criticize. This is one of them.

Campus Reform reports:

Campus paper apologizes for anti-social justice op-ed, cites JOURNALISM ETHICS

Appalachian State University’s student newspaper apologized recently for publishing an op-ed...

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Boise State Rewards Students for ‘Unpacking White Identity’ and Recognizing Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 9:30am 9/22/2019 at 9:30am

This has absolutely nothing to do with the serious pursuit of knowledge. Just more left wing indoctrination.

Campus Reform reports:

Boise State rewards students for ‘unpacking white identity,’ ‘recognizing their privilege’

The Boise State Gender Equity Center and the Center For Teaching and Learning are hosting a book circle series on a work by...

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College’s Mandatory Training Session Features Social Justice Themed Board Game

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:30am 9/21/2019 at 11:30am

Advancing the left’s agenda by force sure sounds fun, doesn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

NY students play social justice BOARD GAME at mandatory training

Student club leaders at a New York school were forced to participate in a mandatory training session that included a social justice-themed board game.

Canisius College required two executive board members...

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Social Justice Culture is Now Infiltrating the Study of Medicine

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:00am 9/17/2019 at 10:00am

When your life is on the line, will you really care how ‘woke’ your doctor is?

Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, formerly of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, writes at the Wall Street Journal:

Take Two Aspirin and Call Me by My Pronouns

The American College of Physicians says its mission is to...

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Transgender Coffee Shop Employee Shouts At Conservative Customer, Gets Fired

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 6:00pm 9/14/2019 at 6:00pm
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Conservative communications specialist at the Nebraska Family Alliance Marilyn Synek (pictured in featured image) endured a horrible experience at her favorite breakfast eatery. While there, she was verbally attacked by a transgender employee of the coffee shop and told in no uncertain terms not only to leave but to never...

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Brown University Hires Coordinator of ‘Transformative Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 9:30am 9/14/2019 at 9:30am

Brown University is bringing pointless diversity administration to absurd new levels.

The College Fix reports:

Ivy League university hires coordinator of ‘transformative justice’

Brown University has hired its first coordinator of “transformative justice,” a new program at the school that uses “indigenous teaching” to help students “navigate conflict in their everyday lives.”

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College Board Revamps SAT ‘Adversity Score’, Admits it Was a Mistake

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 7:00am 8/28/2019 at 7:00am
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The College Board, which administers the SAT college entrance exam, is revamping the so-called “adversity score.” The score was given to colleges but unseen by applicants and effectively reduced the experience of an applicant to a single socioeconomic designation.

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U. Michigan Social Justice Class Described as ‘Straightforward Political Indoctrination’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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The University of Michigan offers a course called Social Justice, Identity, Diversity and Community, which wants to “examine the possibilities for building community across race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and religion as students explore their own racial and other social group identities.”

Students can take this course to fufill “a required seminar...

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Social Justice Courses and Majors Becoming the Norm at Many Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2019 at 10:00am 8/19/2019 at 10:00am

The implementation of a social justice curriculum took less than a decade and it didn’t happen by accident.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Social justice’ majors, courses, events are new norm on college campuses

Social justice majors and other social justice-themed activities are becoming an increasingly regular occurrence on college...

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Hawaiian telescopes the latest target for social justice activism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/18/2019 at 2:00pm
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Mauna Kea, the tallest peak in Hawaii, is one of the best sites in the world for astronomical observations. In fact, a consortium led by Caltech and the University of California are planning to construct an 18-story telescope to contribute to the renewed interest in space exploration and discovery during the...

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American U. Trains Faculty Not to Consider Quality When Grading Writing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/15/2019 at 12:00pm

If they’re not basing grades on quality, what is the standard they’re using?

The College Fix reports:

American University trains faculty not to judge quality...

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