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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6:00pm

Wisconsin is the state for intriguing new reforms.

Governor Scott Walker led the way in implementing successful collective bargaining changes. Now, Wall Street Journal’s Caroline Porter reports that the state is innovating the use of online courses in a way that allows students to complete degree programs.

David Lando plans to start working...

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Research shows more money does not equal better education

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 4:30pm

As Glenn Reynolds notes, the results of a recent study on the quality of college education comes as no real surprise for anyone paying attention.

Inside Higher Ed writer Scott Jaschik reveals the data in his report:

Everyone knows there’s a reason the most expensive colleges in the country — generally private residential...

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College Student Tries to Pay Down Debt With Social Media Campaign

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2:30pm

Who says you can’t bleg your way to graduation? This student deserves points for ingenuity at the very least.

Christyn Enser of USA Today College reports.

Former Howard University student fights debt with online campaign

One day at home, Arvinger was browsing his accounts on social media sites and brainstorming ways he could use...

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University of Minnesota Funds Workshop to Help Female Students Have Better Orgasms

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:30pm

It’s good to know the administration of the University of Minnesota is focused on the important issues facing students today.

Eric Owens of The Daily Caller has the story.

Public university funds event to help female students have orgasms

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities — the #68-ranked national university in all the land, ...

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Loyola University Prof. Forces Students to Attend Lecture by Van Jones

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11:00am

You remember Van Jones, don’t you? He was Obama’s self described Communist “green jobs” czar until he was forced out when it became known that he’s a 9/11 Truther. Yeah… him.

Rebel Pundit of Breitbart reports.

Loyola Students: Professor Required Us to Attend Van Jones Lecture

An event this past Wednesday at Loyola University...

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U. Michigan Offers College Credit for Campus Sex Group

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:30am

Here’s a college credit that’s sure to help students find much needed jobs after graduation. Especially if they plan to pursue a career in the adult film industry.

Jennifer Kabbany of The College Fix reports.

Campus Sex Group Earns Students College Credit

Field trips to the local safe sex store, dental dam demonstrations, watching...

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Cornell Student Group Attempts to Align Jihad With Social Justice

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:00am

A student group at Cornell is attempting to redefine the word Jihad. In the post below, you’ll notice the term social justice comes up at least once. If ever there was a liberal buzzword for Orwellian Newspeak, that’s it.

Kushagra of The Cornell Insider reports

Cornell Student Group Promotes Jihad As An Internal Struggle

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Eating Disorders Boom During College

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 6:00pm

College is often a difficult time socially, and many students find themselves struggling to recover from putting on the “Freshman 15″.

A recent story in The Tennessean shares both a personal story and troubling statistics on the subject of eating disorders:

Katie McInnis grew up hearing what a “perfect” Nashville family she had.

“There...

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Shippensburg Univ gets Feds okay to dispense “Plan B” pills through vending machines

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 3:00pm

Never has life on campus been more convenient for those wanting to pursue a degree in fun!

New York University offers a “Hook Up” Facebook page. Yale University has “Sex Week”. Now, a premier Pennsylvania institution will make getting birth control even more convenient.

“Federal regulators will let a Pennsylvania university continue to...

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American U. student asks — Is Chris Christie too fat to be president?

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 1:15pm

As recent speculative stories about Hillary Clinton show, it is not too early to opine about the 2016 presidential election.

In that vein, Ryan Migeed (a sophomore in the American University School of Public Affairs and the School of Communication and the vice president of AU College Democrats)...

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Pro-life student group sues Oklahoma State U. over 1st Amendment rights

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 11:40am

For years, progressives have used First Amendment claims and the courts to promote their views.

Now, conservatives are fighting back for their constitutional rights. The Daily Caller writer Eric Owens reports on a legal action initiated by a pro-life student group.

In a federal lawsuit filed l...

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Sotomayor The College Radical

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 9:30am

Most readers are aware that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has a new book and has been heavily promoting it. See my The Wise Latina Speaks, And A Liberal Drools (cross-posted here) and More “Wise Latina” Drivel  for recent discussion of it.

Now comes Charles Johnson with an excellent, long expose of  The Surprising Details About Sonia Sotomayor’s College Past That...

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College Students Turn out for March for Life

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 8:00am

Since the media ignored the March for Life last Friday, most Americans probably have no idea that many college students participated in the event.

Ian Tuttle of The College Fix reports.

Students Descend on March for Life in Droves

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The revolution will not be televised.

That, at least, seemed to be the...

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Bucknell misreported test scores to US News for 6 years

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:30pm

This past year, Claremont McKenna College, Emory University and George Washington University all submitted false data to U.S. News about undergraduate admissions, as did Tulane University’s business school with regard to M.B.A. admissions.

Now, Bucknell University is added to this list of same.

Scott Jaschik offers the details in an Inside Higher...
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Northwestern Student: “Conservatives are Optimists”

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 4:00pm

Many conservatives are still in a funk over the November election results.

However, an analysis of a TV show has inspired Northwestern University student Alex Entz to offer an upbeat take on the distinctions between conservative and liberal world views.

In a column in The Daily Northwestern, regular columnist Joseph Misulonas accidentally revealed...

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Prof Big Fan of Putin and the KGB

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 2:00pm

Nothing to see here, folks. Just another radical leftist on the faculty of two of America’s most prestigious universities.

Kim Zigfeld of PJ Media reports.

Hey, Parents: Meet Neo-Soviet NYU, Princeton Professor Steven Cohen

Not surprising: following the passage of the Magnitsky Act — which penalizes Russians who were involved with the brutal torture...

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Is it possible? Freshmen may be even more liberal by 2016

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:30pm

One of the most concerning aspects of today’s education is the almost constant progressive indoctrination on American College campuses.

According to Minding the Campus writer Mark Bauerlein, liberal professors may find they need to spend less time on indoctrination if the findings of a recent survey are true.

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Chicago Public School email sends parents to adult website

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00am

The state of the Chicago Public School system is such that 40% of its teachers send their children elsewhere to learn.

The Daily Caller contributor Eric Owens reports on a story that offers a clue to this statistic:

A Chicago Public Schools administrator sent parents...

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Future looks bleak to college Freshmen

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 9:30am

Today’s economy and job market is making life challenging for people of all ages, and people who are just beginning college are no exception.

Allie Grasgreen of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Minding the Money

One might hope that the economic recession, which formally ended in 2009, is no longer inhibiting students’ educational pursuits —...

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College Student Expelled After Exposing Flaw in School’s Computer System

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:00am

You would think the college might thank the student in this story. He saved the school from a potential disaster.

Ethan Cox of National Post has the story.

Pupil expelled from Montreal college after finding ‘sloppy coding’ that compromised security of 250,000 students personal data

A student has been expelled from Montreal’s Dawson College...

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Gay activist was “pulling a Westboro” by destroying Free Speech Wall

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, January 28, 2013 at 4:45pm

We recently covered the news that a gay rights activist wrecked a newly-installed “Free Speech Wall” at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.

James Peron is the president of the Moorfield Storey Institute, which he describes as “an independent think tank dedicated to equality of rights before the law, social tolerance and civil...

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Berkeley Prof’s Ode to Racial Preferences

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, January 28, 2013 at 3:00pm

Despite repeated studies showing affirmative action policies backfiring, some elite academics still cling to their beliefs.

Minding the Campus writer John S. Rosenberg analyzes those beliefs, in a a piece by featuring  Berkeley professor’s ode to race based preferences.

Troy Duster, a past president of...

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