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Report — 77% of Latino Students Not Ready for College

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 6:00pm

Bryan Llenas of FOX News Latino reports.

Less than 3 out of 10 Latino high school seniors who took the SAT exams in 2012 are ready for college, the college board announced in a new report Monday [September 24].

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William & Mary student decries College’s new arrest disclosure rule

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 4:00pm

The College of William & Mary recently implemented a policy requiring students to report any arrests within 72 hours of the incident — even if the arrest occurred off campus...

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Debt Collectors Cash in on Student Loans

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:47pm

Gee, who could have seen this coming? Maybe Obama’s decision to nationalize the student loan program wasn’t such a great idea after all. The New York Times reports.

At a protest last year at New York University, students called attention to their mounting debt by wearing T-shirts with the amount they owed...

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When it comes to campus sexual assault charges, being not guilty is not good enough

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:40am

Campus administrations struggle to effectively deal with sexual assault cases, either adopting extreme “zero tolerance” approaches or essentially sweeping the matter “under the rug”.

Minding the Campus contributor KC Johnson details a troubling case of an exonerated student who continues to be “on trial” by a tag-team consisting of the original accuser,...

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Vassar Student — Some Post-Thanksgiving Thoughts on Hispanic Voters

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Guest Post by Luka Ladan    Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:28am

I’ve had enough and, apparently, so has David Frum.

On November 13th, Frum, a CNN contributor and contributing editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, published a CNN.com op-ed titled “Conservatives, don’t despair,” in which he  sought to reassure those who were beginning to lose faith in the Republican Party and its ability to win...

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Solidarity — Arizona Daily Wildcat Editor-in-Chief sticks up for SUNY Oswego student

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 8:00am

We recently covered an incident in which the administration of the State University of New York College at Oswego (SUNY Oswego) unfairly disciplining an exchange student for an email inquiry made for part of a journalism class assignment.

Kristina Bui, the editor-in-chief of the Arizona Daily Wildcat, expresses her concerns about this...

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Higher Ed Bubble Pops for Vermont Law School

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, November 26, 2012 at 3:49pm

An October report on the Law School Admission Tests showed a plunge in the number of students willing to take the time and incur the costs associated with a key step in law school entry.

With a decline in law school applicants heralding an similar loss in enrollments, one institution has begun...

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Obama Thanks Young Voters with Student Aid Cuts

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, November 26, 2012 at 12:31pm

President Obama owes his re-election in no small part to young American voters.

Via Instapundit: It looks like their “thank you” gift from the White House will be cuts in student aid. Townhall.com contributor Celia Bigelow has an analysis.

Any student who voted for President Obama–in either 2008 or 2012–in order to cut...

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PA College Cuts Worker Hours to Avoid Obamacare

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:04am

Life is tough for faculty and staff at Pennsylvania institutions of higher learning nowadays.

First, faculty recently authorized a strike at Pennsylvania state universities. Now, one community college is slashing instructor hours to avoid fees related to the implementation of Obamacare. Wynton Hall of Breitbart – Big Government has the details.

Pennsylvania’s Community...

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U Maine lacks diversity … just like the rest of Maine

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, November 26, 2012 at 8:00am

The University of Maine is proving to be an example of the unreasonable goals set forth by quota-based campus diversity programs.

Jesse Scardina of The Maine Campus reports on complaints that the university is receiving on its hiring system; such complaints fail to consider that realities of the state’s population.

In a state...

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Will Gov. Rick Perry’s $10,000 Bachelor’s Degree plan burst the higher ed bubble?

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 4:30pm

Can you imagine obtaining a bachelor’s degree for a total cost of $10,000 including textbooks? If Governor Rick Perry of Texas makes this plan work it wouldn’t be surprising to see many schools follow suit.

Lara Seligman of National Journal reports.

Does Texas Have an Answer to Sky-High Tuition?

Texas is experimenting with an...

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Yale Lab Study Calls Babies “Bigots”

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 2:30pm

In a new study conducted by a lab at Yale, researchers have concluded that babies are bigots. Yes, you read that right, babies are bigots. What’s next, a study on racism among the unborn?

Dr. Claudia M. Gold of Boston.com has the story.

Yale lab calls babies bigots- a worrisome interpretation

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Animal Rights Activist Terrorizes Wayne State Professor

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 12:00pm

Animal rights activism have stepped up the intensity of their tactics, as demonstrated in the recent campaign of intimidation and harassment directed at local slaughterhouses around Green Mountain College, which wanted to use a pair of old oxen for food as part of their “sustainability” program.

As another example of the anti-human...

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Journalism Prof. Says Thanksgiving is a ‘White Supremicist Holiday’

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 10:00am

In case you missed this over the holiday, be sure to read the story from the College Fix.

It seems a journalism professor at U.Texas Austin, thinks of Thanksgiving as… well, just read below.

Thanksgiving is a ‘White Supremicist Holiday,’ says Professor

You didn’t realize that every bite of turkey and stuffing was an...

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Texas A&M settles lawsuit by conservative students

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Posted by College Insurrection    Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 8:00am

In a story we’ve seen play out far too often, the school discriminated against a conservative student group because of a guest they had invited to speak. It was only after the students filed a lawsuit that the school finally did something right.

Tony Listi of Campus Reform reports.

Texas A&M admin agrees...

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Brutal Sports Hazing Case Against IL School District

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 5:21pm

Hazing can be deadly.

However, even non-fatal rituals can leave deep scars that last a lifetime. A case this week involves young soccer players, coaches who stood by while the young men were sexually assaulted, and disciplinary action against the staff that merely consisted of reassignment without pay. Chicago Sun Times...

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Burlington College conservative student calls for a Media Revolution

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Posted by    Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 2:21pm

In the piece below, Colin Snell of The College Conservative calls for a conservative media revolution and in doing so he makes a point I’ve been making for years. FOX News should put Red Eye on earlier.

With a few small programming changes, FOX News could give college students a real alternative...

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USC student in Israel lambasts “typical biased commentary from journalists”

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:54am

All eyes are on Israel as it struggles to effectively deal with Hamas terror tactics and being the center of global anti-Semitic ire.

The College Fix contributor Emily Schrader, a graduate from the University of Southern California who currently attends graduate school at IDC Herzilya in Israel, offers her view from the...

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Conservative faculty applicant wins but loses discrimination lawsuit against U. Iowa Law School

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Posted by    Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 9:45am

In a confusing series of events, a University of Iowa law professor lost her case for political discrimination because jurors misunderstood the law as to who could be liable.  Only the Dean was named because under law the institution could not be liable.  Interviews with jurors indicate that the jurors didn’t...

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Northwestern student challenges the False Gods of Progressivism

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 8:00am

A recent well attended talk at Northwestern between one of the school’s popular professors and an Anglican Bishop focused on culture and the role of secularism vs. Christianity in culture.

Thank you to The Northwestern Chronicle for this well written and fascinating piece.

Challenging the Gods of Culture: N.T. Wright and Professor Morson on...

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Community college food bank … for students

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Posted by College Insurrection    Friday, November 23, 2012 at 5:43pm

You know things are bad when college students are more worried about food money than beer money.

Luzerne County Community College in Pennsylvania reports that students are becoming increasingly dependent on their food bank.

NANTICOKE — More students at one Luzerne County college are now relying on the school to stop them from...

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Dartmouth student — Prof’s “feminist consciousness” petition weakens effort against sexual assault

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Posted by College Insurrection    Friday, November 23, 2012 at 4:00pm

A Dartmouth College  Professor of Geography/Women and Gender Studies has written a strongly-worded petition for the institution to adopt a zero-tolerance policy for preventing sexual assault, which is currently circulating on campus and has already received than 800 signatures.

Dartmouth student Max Hunter notes that the concept may sound good, as sexual...

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