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Green Mountain College to Slaughter School Mascots for Beef

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 8:00pm

Green Mountain College in Vermont has found itself in a bit of a conundrum. The liberal student body is largely in favor of animal rights but the liberal college policy of sustainability demands that nothing be wasted.

Now that two oxen named Bill and Lou (the de facto college mascots) can no...

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College OKs Obama Fliers, Says “No” to GOP Ones

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 6:00pm

Few things can have a shorter lifespan on some college campuses than conservative literature (e.g., posters, announcements, and newspapers).

The College Fix reviews the fate of fliers for two other groups that highlight the fact that “diversity” sometimes doesn’t include that related to political views.

A Cape Fear Community College administrator told a...

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200 College Students Protest Planned Parenthood in DC

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 4:00pm

Unlike the loud and disruptive student protests of the Occupy movement, these students protest by getting down on their knees and praying.

Life News reports.

200 Christian College Students Protest at Planned Parenthood

Christendom College’s pro-life group, Shield of Roses, held its biggest protest in 35 years of its existence this past Saturday. On...

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The Case For Conservative Feminism

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 2:00pm

While American liberals obsess on free birth control, binders and the completely fake war on women, conservatives and libertarians are focused on freedom for all people… including women.

Take note of a recent talk given at the University of Virginia.

Wendy Morrison of The Virginia Advocate reports.

Sommers about Conservative Feminism

On October 24th, 2012, Dr....

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Dartlog — Andrew Sullivan confederacy claims absurd

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:51am

Andrew Sullivan recently said that if Mitt Romney wins Virginia and Florida, that it would represent nothing less than the return of the Confederacy.

Kirk Jing of Dartlog is having none of it.

Buy this versatile poster now! Conveniently doubles as both a map of the 1924 Election and the Civil War (Wisconsin...

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American U. teaches ‘50 Shades of Grey’

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:00am

The number students receiving science and engineering degrees, which actually lead to high paying wages and gainful employment

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Boston College worried about “offensive” Halloween costumes

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 8:00am

No word yet on what constitutes a “respectful” Halloween costume. It sounds more like BC is trying to set up a new rule to make sure no one gets offended by anyone else. Good luck with that, BC.

Sam Costanzo of The BC Heights reports.

UGBC Encourages Respectful Halloween Costumes

After much discussion about...

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Two-Thirds of Wilberforce U. Students Threaten to Quit

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:30pm

It seems not all student activism in Ohio is directed at presidential candidates.

Via Inside Higher Education: The entire student body at one campus is protesting over facility and safety issues.

A day after nearly Wilberforce University’s entire student body protested about on-going problems on campus and threatened to withdraw, top administrators said...

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College Censhorship — Throwing Away Student Newspapers

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 4:49pm

College newspapers represent an important aspect of student life. They give voice to the student body and power to students who want to report the truth.

But what happens when the people who pull the levers of power don’t want the truth to be reported? Sometimes the newspapers disappear. This might sound...

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“Tea Party” Facebook Post Faked by Student for Obama

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 2:10pm

Via Instapundit: A Massachusetts student is leaning that some of the most valuable lessons in college are often learned outside the classroom.

In an attempt to deride citizen activists with her quirky brand of political humor, the self-proclaimed, “tolerant” Obama voter managed to “accidentally” invoke caricatures of both conservatives and Southerners. A...

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Phantom U. Faculty

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11:45am

You should probably read this disturbing yet funny report from Paul Fain at Inside Higher Ed.

Apparently, Cambridge Graduate University has an all-star staff of professors who have never heard of the school, and better yet – accreditation from the University of Antarctica.

Startup University’s Phantom Faculty

Cambridge Graduate University makes some bold claims,...

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Crunching Numbers on the College Vote

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10:13am

We have been closely following the polls related to how Americans under 30 will be voting in the 2012 Presidential election.

Jessica Tirta of Business 2 Community offers a more general set of analytics on college students, including how many are registered to vote and their attitudes on various social and...

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UW-Oshkosh Professor Sorry for Removing “2016” Poster

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 8:00am

Vice President Joe Biden was recently at two University of Wisconsin college campuses, doing some late-stage campaigning in the battleground state.

Biden events are known to have “restricted speech zones” and strict control over press access to voters. It seems that at one of the institutions where Biden was speaking, a Women’s...

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Atheists Recruit Students To Photograph Pastors’ Homes

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6:00pm

There have been numerous stories of business executives’ and politicians’ home being spied on, protested around, or vandalized by opponents. Most voters find such behavior reprehensible.

In The College Fix, University of Colorado – Boulder student Aslinn Scott reports that atheist activists have taken this tactic to the another despicable level by...

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Oregon State Conservative Paper’s Free Speech Case Against School Reinstated

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, October 29, 2012 at 4:00pm

Free speech on campus can be a serious struggle for those who hold independent conservative views.

Allie Grasgreen in Inside Higher Ed reports on an small win for a group of young, conservative journalists claiming censorship at Oregon State University:

Administrators at Oregon State University who signed...

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The Black Sheep of UCLA’s Theater Department is (guess, conservative or liberal?)

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Posted by    Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:00pm

“I am the black sheep of the theater department,” said University of Southern California Los Angeles student Ida Victoria Nowakowska, a pretty and plucky independent conservative drama major.

She recently attended the “Wake Up America” rally in Los Angeles, in order to promote her website designed to support American values and...

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Large crowd at Harvard for Orgasm seminar

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:00pm

Have you ever imagined what the leaders of tomorrow are doing behind the ivy covered walls of Harvard Yard?

Well, wonder no more.

At the time of this writing, this is the second most read story at the Harvard Crimson.

Michelle Denise E. Ferreol reports.

Orgasm and Penis Semin...

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A Red Student in a Blue Mass College World

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:00am

Many college say the strive for “diversity“, but sometimes forget that they should also include differences in political view in their programs.

As an example, Boston Inno writer Lauren Landry offers a taste of what it is like to be a Republican student at one of...

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Vassar student — I’m voting for Romney-Ryan

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Guest Post by Luka Ladan    Monday, October 29, 2012 at 8:00am

I’m a sophomore at Vassar College.

For those of you who have either never heard of Vassar or don’t know much about the school, it is identified by several distinctive features.

First and foremost, I have to start off by saying that Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York, a small city on the scenic...

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Lawsuit filed over Humboldt State President’s endorsement of tax hike

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:00pm

Proposition 30 is California’s “tax the rich” ballot initiative which is supported by liberals in academia.

Last May, during a commencement speech, the President of Humboldt State University in California, violated the law by urging support for the measure.

The Daily Caller broke the story after obtaining an exclusive video of the event....

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UCLA Prof. finds UCLA still practicing race-based Admissions

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 4:00pm

This November, Oklahomans will vote State Question 759, which will ban affirmative action practices in that state.

However, if California is any indication, its passage may not prevent implementation of race-based admissions at universities. In 1996, Calif...

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Dartmouth — Background checks for staff but not faculty

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:00pm

New faculty hires at Dartmouth are apparently exempt from background checks. Everyone else? Not so much.

Joseph Asch of Dartblog reports.

Background Checks: Profs Get a Bye?

My love for the members of the faculty is immeasurable, my respect for them immense, but nonetheless, I can’t see why the College’s policy on background checks...

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