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Marquette University Cutting Staff to Close Budget Deficit Caused by COVID

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/16/2021 at 12:00pm

Almost 40 staffers have already been laid off and people fear there will be more to come.

Wisconsin Public Radio reports:

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Gender and Women’s Studies Library at U. Wisconsin Publishes Reading List on Whiteness, Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 1:00pm 1/24/2021 at 1:00pm

These programs are driving the very division and hatred they claim to be trying to remedy.

FOX News reports:

University of Wisconsin library publishes reading list on ‘whiteness,’ microaggressions

In an effort disrupt what it calls “whiteness and white supremacy in libraries”, the University of Wisconsin’s Gender and Women’s Studies Library has published a...

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U. Wisconsin-River Falls Says Correct Gender Pronouns More Important Than Grammar

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10:00am 1/20/2021 at 10:00am

I have been saying for years that we are coming to a point where the left’s agenda overshadows education. Here we are. Progressive pronoun usage is now more important than grammar.

Campus Reform reports:

University says correct gender pronouns ‘matter more than grammar rules’

A University of Wisconsin-River Falls webpage tells students that “asking...

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Kenosha Prosecutor – No Charges Against Police In Jacob Blake Shooting (Update)

https://www.mystateline.com/news/local-news/live-kenosha-da-to-announce-decision-whether-to-charge-police-officer-with-shooting-of-jacob-blake/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 4:18pm 1/5/2021 at 4:18pm
https://www.mystateline.com/news/local-news/live-kenosha-da-to-announce-decision-whether-to-charge-police-officer-with-shooting-of-jacob-blake/

(On August 23, 2020, Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, after resisting attempts to arrest him pursuant to a felony arrest warrant.

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Student Governments at University of Wisconsin Pass Statewide Fossil Fuel Divestment Measures

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 9:30am 1/2/2021 at 9:30am

It gets pretty cold in Wisconsin at this time of year. Will all these schools be heating themselves with wood burning stoves?

The College Fix reports:

University of Wisconsin student governments statewide pass fossil fuel divestment measures

Student governments at University of Wisconsin system campuses are working in unison to pass resolutions calling for...

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U. Wisconsin-Oshkosh Student Pulled Over for Car Covered In Christmas Lights

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2020 at 10:30am 12/25/2020 at 10:30am

At least the police officer who pulled him over had a sense of humor about it.

NBC 26 reports:

Oshkosh college student gets pulled over for car covered in Christmas lights

As it turns out, you can get in trouble for spreading a little too much holiday cheer.

Tyler Kamholz, a college student at the...

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Texas Sues PA, GA, MI, and WI In U.S. Supreme Court To Have Legislatures Appoint Electors

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/05/09/texas-sanctuary-city-crackdown-ag-paxton-sues-austin-others.html
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9:00am 12/8/2020 at 9:00am
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/05/09/texas-sanctuary-city-crackdown-ag-paxton-sues-austin-others.html

So, I didn’t see this coming. The State of Texas has sued Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Trump Campaign Alleges ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional Acts’ by State Officials in Wisconsin Recount Lawsuit

https://youtu.be/AkL5j_huCPc
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 9:00am 12/3/2020 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/AkL5j_huCPc

President Donald Trump’s campaign filed a lawsuit (pdf) against the Wisconsin Elections Commission and others, accusing them of “unlawful and unconstitutional acts” during the recount of the 2020 presidential election.

They filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Division.

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Kyle Rittenhouse freed on $2 million bail

Via Antioch Police Department
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2020 at 9:00pm 11/20/2020 at 9:00pm
Via Antioch Police Department

Kyle Rittenhouse, a teenager who is charged with murder in a shooting during Kenosha, Wisconsin, riots, has been freed on $2 million bail.

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UW-Madison Planning to Remove Large Rock From Campus Because it Once Had a Racist Name

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00am 11/20/2020 at 8:00am

This brings the removal of campus monuments to a whole new level.

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Supreme Court Upholds Wisconsin Law Requiring Receipt of Mail-In Ballots By Election Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuNPCqcsInQ
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 26, 2020 at 8:23pm 10/26/2020 at 8:23pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuNPCqcsInQ

The United States Supreme Court has upheld Wisconsin law requiring that absentee and mail-in ballots be received by Election Day. The Court rejected lower court attempts to extend the deadline for receive. The decision came in an Order denying a motion to vacate a prior 7th Circuit stay of lower...

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U. Wisconsin-Milwaukee Student Paper Op-Ed Includes Instructions for Making a Molotov Cocktail

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10:00am 10/21/2020 at 10:00am

I’ve been covering higher education news for years and I’ve seen some crazy stuff but I am legitimately shocked that the student paper published this.

Campus Reform reports:

Student newspaper publishes instructions on how to make a Molotov cocktail

The student newspaper at the University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee posted an opinion-editorial containing instructions on...

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UW-La Crosse Students Have Meltdown Over Pro-Trump Chalkings on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11:30am 10/17/2020 at 11:30am

I’m laughing as I type this. Does everyone remember “The Chalkening” back in April of 2016? This is the sequel!

Campus Reform reports:

UW-La Crosse students melt down over ‘Trump 2020’ chalking

Students at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse reported conservative sidewalk chalkings around campus to the school as hate incidents.

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Student Govt. at UW-Madison Passes Resolution Supporting Removal of Lincoln Statue

https://youtu.be/18stxbljBlY
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 9:30am 10/10/2020 at 9:30am
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What makes these students more important than Abraham Lincoln? Nothing does, and they should be reminded of that.

The College Fix reports:

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Appeals Court rejects extension of Wisconsin absentee ballot deadline, reversing lower court

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/election/article108687852.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 9, 2020 at 7:00am 10/9/2020 at 7:00am
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/election/article108687852.html

Earlier this week the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated South Carolina’s witness requirement for absentee ballots, after a federal district court judge effectively rewrote election law due to the pandemic.

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BLM Rioters Damage Homes, Stores in Wisconsin After DA Won’t Charge Cop in Fatal Shooting

https://twitter.com/BGOnTheScene/status/1314060952430616576
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 1:00pm 10/8/2020 at 1:00pm
https://twitter.com/BGOnTheScene/status/1314060952430616576

Black Lives Matters rioters damaged homes and stores in Wauwatosa, WI, after the district attorney chose not to charge a police officer in a fatal shooting.

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Marquette University Considering ‘Black-Only’ Housing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 8:00am 10/7/2020 at 8:00am

This is also being pushed at New York University. Progressives in higher education are intent on reversing the work of the Civil Rights movement.

The College Fix reports:

Marquette explores blacks-only housing plan, hate speech punishment

Marquette University has joined its fellow Catholic institution Loyola University Chicago in considering blacks-only housing.

The Catholic college in...

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