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VP of College Democrats at U. North Texas Encourages Freshmen to Join Antifa

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:00am 9/16/2020 at 10:00am

Is it now OK to suggest that Antifa is an outgrowth of the Democratic party?

Campus Reform reports:

College Dems leader encourages freshmen to join Antifa

University of North Texas College Democrats Vice President Brett Davis took to Twitter to tell incoming freshmen which student organizations they should join and which to avoid.

“Hey incoming...

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U. North Texas Looking Into Conservative Group After Student Says They Make Her Feel ‘Unsafe’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 9:30am 9/13/2020 at 9:30am

Students who make this claim should be reminded that they can go home. You feel unsafe because of the way other people think? No problem. Just go home.

Campus Reform reports:

University of North Texas president says he is ‘looking into’ conservative group after student says she feels ‘unsafe’

The Young Conservatives of Texas...

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Texas Tech Students Demand Curriculum Overhaul to Include ‘Intersectional Feminism’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:00am 9/11/2020 at 10:00am

The students making these demands are specifically from the theater and dance departments, interestingly enough.

Campus Reform reports:

Texas Tech students to university: Overhaul curriculum, add ‘intersectional feminism’

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Man Arrested for Alleged Bomb Threat to University of Houston in Texas During Zoom Lecture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/9/2020 at 12:00pm

The suspect faces up to 10 years in jail if found guilty. He claims this was a joke. Not too smart.

The New York Post reports:

Teen ISIS recruiter makes bomb threat during online college lecture: feds

A teenage ISIS recruiter was busted for making a bomb threat during a live online lecture at...

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#WalkAway Founder Chased By BLM Mob: “This was the most terrifying moment of my life”

https://twitter.com/BrandonStraka/status/1302403490648649734
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 6:09pm 9/6/2020 at 6:09pm
https://twitter.com/BrandonStraka/status/1302403490648649734

Back in 2018, I wrote about Brandon Straka and the #WalkAway movement that urges people to walk away from the Democratic Party.  His movement’s success has inspired other Dem Party exit groups such as #Blexit.

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Some Members of U.Texas-Austin Marching Band Refuse to Play ‘Eyes of Texas’ Claiming it’s Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 11:30am 8/23/2020 at 11:30am

If these students really believe their school song is racist, maybe they should just drop out.

Campus Reform reports:

UT band members refuse to play ‘The Eyes of Texas,’ citing racist h...

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TX Governor Greg Abbott Says Cities Defunding Police Should Should Have Property Tax Revenue Frozen

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 11:00am 8/20/2020 at 11:00am
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It’s amazing that some American cities are still toying with the idea of defunding their police. It’s even crazier that some cities are actually doing it.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has a suggestion about this. How about frozen property taxes?

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Cancel Culture Mob Comes for Music Theory Prof at U. North Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 3, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/3/2020 at 12:00pm

This just goes to show that no discipline is immune to this. The mob wants to politicize and weaponize everything.

National Review reports:

At the University of North Texas, the Mob Comes Calling for a Music Theorist

Chances are you have never heard of the music theorist Heinrich Schenker or the Journal of Schenkerian...

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U. Texas-Austin Proposes Political Litmus Tests on Hiring and Promotions for Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 8:00am 7/29/2020 at 8:00am

This is all being pushed under the banner of diversity and inclusion, which increasingly appears to mean, people who agree with progressives only.

The National Association of Scholars reports:

Exclusive: UT Austin Proposes Political Litmus Tests for Hiring and Promotion

The University of Texas at Austin is plunging head-first into the murky waters of...

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Rice University to Use Large Tents for Outdoor Instruction, Advises Students to Bring Chairs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2020 at 10:00am 7/24/2020 at 10:00am

Why would any parent pay tuition to have their child attend college where they’re going to sit in tents wearing masks?

Campus Reform reports:

Students asked to bring their own chairs to campus with…tents?

As universities across the country are developing plans for students...

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Allen West is back and was just elected to chair Texas’ GOP

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 20, 2020 at 5:00pm 7/20/2020 at 5:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVH3SDWy2WI

Former Congressman Allen West was elected in the wee hours of Monday morning to serve as the Texas GOP’s next chairman, unseating current chairman James Dickey.

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U. Houston Researchers Create Heated Air Filter System That Can Kill Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 11:30am 7/12/2020 at 11:30am

If this system works, they should start mass producing them and installing them everywhere.

FOX News reports:

University of Houston researchers create...

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Texas A&M Police Say Student Left Racist Messages on His Own Car

https://www.kbtx.com/2020/07/08/texas-am-police-close-investigation-into-racist-notes-found-on-students-car/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 10:00am 7/12/2020 at 10:00am
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A black student at Texas A&M University claimed racist notes were being left on his car. Campus police launched an investigation and ultimately concluded the messages were being left by the student himself.

We have seen numerous campus hoaxes like this one. What drives someone to do this?

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Student Who Questioned BLM is ‘No Longer Enrolled’ at University After Outcry

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/4/2020 at 12:00pm
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A female student at Hardin Simmons University in Texas, a Christian school, was subjected to disciplinary measures after making some TikTok videos about Black Lives Matter.

The school president recently explained in a video that she is no longer enrolled at the university.

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Student Group at Rice University Demands Non-Residential ‘Black House’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10:00am 6/24/2020 at 10:00am

The group has other demands, such as the removal of the founder’s statue.

FOX News reports:

Rice University student group demands ‘Black House,’ better ID photos, statue removal

A student group at Rice University in Houston, Texas, is “demanding” the administration fund a “non-residential Black House” on campus, as well as remove a prominent...

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“Don’t mess with the Alamo”: Historic Alamo Under Protection From Violent Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 6:00pm 6/14/2020 at 6:00pm
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The Texas Land Commissioner made it clear Saturday that any attempts to deface the fulcrum of Texas history will be thwarted.

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U. Houston Suspends Voluntary Workouts After Six Student Athletes Test Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:30am 6/13/2020 at 11:30am

Were you starting to forget about Coronavirus? The media seems to have moved on.

ESPN reports:

University of Houston suspends workouts after six student-athletes test positive

The University of Houston has suspended voluntary workouts for all student-athletes after six symptomatic student-athletes in various sports tested positive for the coronavirus as the Houston area has...

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