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September, 2012  (Page 7)

What makes libertarian campus movie night different?

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 7:01pm

I always wondered what a libertarian movie night would be like.

Some students at Pitt College in Pennsylvania recently held one where they focused on civil liberties.

A group of 10 politically active students gathered around a TV last night — not to watch Paul Ryan speak at the Republican National Convention, but...

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Suit alleges “reverse redlining” by targeting women and minorities for college recruitment

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 3:41pm

Charlotte Allen at Minding the Campus explores the problems created when educational institutions “target” women and minorities for recruitment as a business strategy:

Why is it admirable to “target” women and minorities for some educational programs but a violation of federal civil right laws to “target” them in others?

That’s the question that...

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India’s Central Bank Governor Endorses Austerity for Growth In Speech At Cornell University

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 1:10pm

India’s chief banking authority Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao, recently spoke at Cornell University and endorsed the concept of fiscal conservatism.

Writer Kushagra Aniket of the Cornell Insider has the scoop.

On Tuesday, Cornell had the unique privilege of hosting Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) who presented a talk...

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U. Washington Prof Wants to Nationalize Facebook

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 10:15am

Here’s an idea that has disaster written all over it. Let’s take an incredibly successful company and turn it over to the government.

As we all know, the government is so much better than the private sector at running things. Right?

As reported by Joe Newby in The Examiner:

On Thursday, Philip N. Howard, a...

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U.Va student – Obama campaign sets terrible example

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 8:15am

A recent conflict between University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and the Board of Visitors was ultimately handled with civility says Virginia Advocate writer Peter Finnochio.

Finnochio contrasts that civility with the ugly tone of the Obama campaign:

As unscrupulous as the conflict between the Board of Visitors and President Sullivan was, at...

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