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March, 2013  (Page 10)

Historically black colleges fail Obama’s new “College Scorecard”

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Posted by    Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 9:30am

President Barack Obama tasked the Department of Education to develop a College Scorecard that would help parents and students “compare schools based on a simple criteria: where you can get the most bang for your educational buck.”.

The Daily Caller contributor Brendan Thomas has an analysis of how historically black institutions fare...

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U. Penn admissions officer mocked applicants on Facebook

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Posted by    Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 8:00am

Recently, we have been covering campus use of the Facebook platform to find companionship in ways they mind potentially embarrassing in the future.

However, foolishness is not confined to the scholars.  Inside Higher Ed writer Carl Straumsheim discusses the antics of a Pennsylvania university admissions officer:

A former University of Pennsylvania admissions officer’s...

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Carolina Review – Republicans Should Focus More on Minorities

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 5:00pm

In a new post at Carolina Review, writer Lea Palmer argues that in order to survive the GOP must increase its appeal to minority voters.

Change in Tactics

There is no question that the Republican Party is slowly disappearing. Its current path will be unable to sustain itself for much longer and for...

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A New College Model: Credits Based on Compentency

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 3:30pm

Grade inflation has created a myriad of problems, including increasingly stringent education requirements for low skill positions.

Minding the Campus contributor David Wilezol analyzes a New York Times piece about a college with an innovative degree credit that focuses...

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College Students Call for Concealed Carry on Campus

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1:38pm

Dr. Susan Berry of Breitbart reports that more college students are now calling for the right to carry concealed weapons.

College Students Seek Right to Concealed Carry on Campus

Since the 2007 shooting rampage at Virginia Tech, which left 33 people dead, gun-rights advocates have made the right to carry concealed weapons on...

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ASU “Men’s Rights Movement Group” Stirs Feminist Ire

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:30am

What’s in the water at Arizona State University?

The school is the home of the Network of Enlightened Women, a student group devoted to the concept of campus chivalry.

Now, Jennifer Kabbany of The College Fix reports on a men’s group that is shaking things up at the school.

A 3-year-old student organization at...

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Wabash Student – The Free Market Isn’t Stupid

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 9:30am

Cristian Lopac of Wabash College, writing at The College Conservative, is absolutely right, the free market isn’t stupid.

The problem is that Obama thinks we are.

The Free Market Isn’t Stupid

President Obama continues to espouse liberal thought in all areas. Recently, he remarked, in regards to government cuts “These cuts are not smart....

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Rollins College Says Christian Groups Must Accept Non-Christian Leaders

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 8:00am

Here we go again. Do any college administrators read higher-ed related news?

Paging The FIRE…

College Fix Editor Nathan Harden reports.

College Says Christian Student Groups Must Accept Non-Christian Leaders

Rollins College in central Florida has...

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Colorado’s Female Students Angered by Obnoxious Rape Prevention Tips

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 5:00pm

Colorado’s female students are up-in-arms over rape whistles and “lie back and take it” suggestions from a state law maker.

The College Fix contributor Aslinn Scott is from the University of Colorado – Boulder, and she has interviewed fellow female students from several schools around the state to gauge their response to...

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UC-Berkeley’s Newest Venture: Its Own “Hook-Up” Facebook Page

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 3:30pm

Normally, cultural trends come from California.

However, it seems a school on the West Coast is taken a cue from New York University, by creating a “Hook-Up” Facebook page for its campus. Campus Reform writer Katherine Timpf has the details:

Students at University of California – Berkeley now have a Facebook page dedicated...

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FIRE defends DePaul U. student who exposed pro-life memorial vandals

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 2:00pm

Talk about killing the messenger!

We reported that 13  students at DePaul, the nation’s largest Catholic  University, were identified as vandalizing a pro-life display.  Eric Owens of The Daily Caller has a chilling update to the news, reporting that the student...

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There’s more diversity of opinion on affirmative action among college presidents than you think

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:30pm

Inside Higher Ed reports this morning, unsurprisingly, that college presidents “have been in virtual lockstep — through legal briefs filed by scores of groups and associations, newspaper op-eds by individual presidents, and the like — in asserting that curtailing affirmative action would hurt the quality of the education students receive.”

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Some Gay Students at U New Mexico Feel ‘Threatened’ by Presence of Chick-fil-A on Campus

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:00am

Joe Schoffstall of CNS News has a new report that looks like something out of The Onion.

Have you ever felt threatened by a chicken sandwich?

Gay Students Say They Feel Threatened By Chick-fil-A’s Presence, But School Board Votes Vendor Can Stay

A group of liberal students at the University of New Mexico tried...

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Jewish Students at Cornell Denounce Anti-Israel Vandalism

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 9:30am

William Jacobson has reported extensively about the hateful BDS movement at Legal Insurrection, most recently at Oxford.

Akane Otani of The Cornell Daily Sun reports that posters for Hillel have been vandalized on campus.

Jewish Students Denounce Defacement of Hillel Posters

Jewish students are decrying the anonymous distribution of anti-Israel posters in the Noyes...

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Whiny Harvard Crimson crybabies tell conservatives not to enroll if they plan on bashing Harvard as too liberal

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 7:30am

Aww, the staff of The Harvard Crimson is pretty sensitive about criticism of Harvard from conservative alums like Bill O’Reilly and Ted Cruz.

The thin-skinned editors warn conservatives who plan on bashing Harvard after graduation as being too liberal to stay away.

Grow up, you babies.  Or, if you don’t want to grow up, then pl...

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