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University of Steubenville Continues to Fight Obamacare Mandate

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Posted by    Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:00am

University of Steubenville is a Catholic school and is fighting the birth control mandate in the new law.

FOX News reports.

Catholic university to file appeal in fight against ObamaCare mandate

The head of an Ohio Roman Catholic university has promised to appeal a federal judge’s decision denying its lawsuit challenging a provision of...

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Defense of Christian Students Dubbed ‘Discrimination’

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Posted by    Monday, March 25, 2013 at 9:30am

Another shining example of political correctness running amok.

Ian Tuttle of The College Fix reports.

Efforts To Defend Christian Students Denounced, Dubbed ‘Discrimination’

When Julea Ward, a Christian and a graduate student in Eastern Michigan University’s counseling program, asked a professor if she should refer, rather than treat, a student seeking guidance about a...

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Eureka! Sex Week Limit Exists for Some College Administrators

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, March 25, 2013 at 8:00am

One student recently wondered why college and universities were assisting in the degradation of their students.

In The College Fix, Assistant Editor Jennifer Kabbany reports that one school seems to have located rare and elusive “Sex Week” limits.

Gee, let’s see – where to begin with Corning Community College’s Sex Week festivities?

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Straight White Men Alienated in Higher Ed Workplace

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Posted by    Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 5:00pm

In other shocking news, water has been found to be wet.

Allie Grasgreen of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Majority Disaffection

ORLANDO – Most people who are not straight white men would probably smirk at the idea that straight white men feel alienated in the higher education workplace.

Those who smirk, Sandra Miles said here at...

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Who’s up for Another Harvard Cheating Scandal?

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Posted by    Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 3:00pm

The last Harvard cheating scandal was a bigger one for sure but this one is a bit more entertaining.

Zack Budryk of Inside Higher Ed has the story.

Veritossed

A cheating scandal involving a former member of Harvard University’s quiz bowl team has resulted in the revocation of four of its championships.

National Academic Quiz...

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Free Speech at Georgia Tech

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Posted by    Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 1:00pm

This is an amazing story which highlights the way speech codes are used to silence students on college campuses, often conservatives.

The speech codes at Georgia Tech were declared unconstitutional due to the efforts of two brave students. The Speak Up University blog tells their story below.

Ruth Malhotra...

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Florida Atlantic University apologizes for Jesus Stomping 101

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Posted by    Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 11:00am

Last week, we reported that a student was suspended for defending his faith at a Florida university.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller has an update to the story, which includes some background on another professor with some concerning views of the world.

So, the story about the Florida Atlantic University student who...

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Ohio State grad student leaves after being harassed over criticism of diversity program

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Posted by    Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 9:30am

An Ohio graduate student has discovered that “intellectual diversity” is not a protected class of difference on some college campuses.

Campus Reform’s Scott Greer reports on what happened to the student after word of his critique about the school’s diversity program was spread via email.

A former gradu...

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Campus Lefties Argue Over Trans Women vs. Lesbians

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Posted by    Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 8:00am

This is hilarious and painful to watch. Can you make it through the whole thing?

Iowahawk posted this at Breitbart.

The Thought Leaders of Tomorrow

TGIF, and get your stopwatches ready! It’s time to play… How Long Can You Take an Argument Between Campus Lefties?

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CA Community Colleges Favor Bureaucrats Over Students

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:00pm

Aren’t California’s community colleges supposed to serve their students first?

The College Fix reports.

EXPOSED: Government Waste at California Community Colleges

Here’s what happens when government bureaucracies run things, courtesy of the Center for Investigative Journalism/California Watch:

The state’s 72 community college districts spend tens of millions of dollars on administrative positions that could be...

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U. Alabama Student’s “Autopsy Report” on the Republican Party

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:00pm

At the recent CPAC conference, the Republican National Committee’s offered an “autopsy report” on the state of the party.

Regan Williams is a junior majoring in political science and communication studies at the University of Alabama. He gives his own diagnosis in “The Crimson White”, which includes a recommendation that the party...

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Business Boot Camps for Liberal Arts Students

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:00pm

It today’s competitive job market, a degree from an elite institution is not enough to launch a career.

In the Wall Street Journal, Melissa Korn takes a look at an intense business-skill program designed to give eager students an edge:

For a college student, Reid McCann had an enviable résumé: a st...

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Bubble be damned, college tuition increases coming

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:00am

Why?

Because in the months since those students got their acceptance letters, many colleges have cut programs and increased spending.

John W. Schoen of NBC News reports.

College students face another round of sticker shock

As college acceptance letters go out in the next few weeks, prospective students and their parents are in for another...

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South Carolina State’s earmarked “James E. Clyburn Transportation Center” a mess

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:30am

When members of this year’s graduating class at South Carolina Sate begin wondering why they can’t find a job, they might want to ask why this stupid government project was funded for so long.

FOX News reports.

South Carolina university project chugs along after 15 years, $24M cost to t...

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Columbia Student: Athletes Deserve Respect

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:00am

Progressive institutions rail against stereotyping people.

However, many people at Columbia seem fine with painting athletes as “dumb jocks”.

Chad Washington is is a Columbia College sophomore majoring in political science and statistics and a member of the varsity football team. In the Columbia Spectator, he says that Columbia students and faculty should...

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The New York Times’ Deeply Biased Coverage of College Sex Hearings

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2013 at 6:15pm

The New York Times has as its motto: All the news that’s fit to print.

The rule applies only if the story fits politically correct victimization memes.

Via Glenn Reynolds is a report from KC Johnson of Minding the Campus, which discusses one of the NYT’s reporter’s distortions when covering campus sexual...

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Eastern Michigan U. Denies Students Funding For Pro-Life Display

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2013 at 5:00pm

Why? Because that would be too controversial.

The College Fix reports.

Students Denied Funding For Pro-Life Display; Request Called Too Controversial

In an age when anything goes on most campuses today – billboard-sized pictures of vaginas, covering a Jesus statue with vacuum dirt, hosting a masturbation tutorial – it’s hard to believe that students...

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Student Government at UCSD Supports Divestment From Israel

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2013 at 3:45pm

Is anyone else getting tired of Israel hating liberal college students who think they’re experts on foreign policy?

Robby Soave of the Daily Caller reports.

UCSD student government pushes divestment from Israel

The student government of the University of California at San Diego passed a resolution last week calling for the university to divest...

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U. Arizona student: Immigration reform should not stall deportations

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2013 at 2:30pm

There has been lots of talk in Washington, D.C., recently on immigration reform.

Some talk is also occurring at the local level, too. In the University of Arizona’s student publication, the Arizona Daily Wildcat, journalism student David Weissman responds to an assertion at a nearby protest event that deportations should be ended.

Last...

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Prager U.: The President Who Shrank Government

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2013 at 12:59pm

Prager University is offering its newest course, featuring the political restraint of the country’s 30th President, Calvin Coolidge.

The video class is from the History department and features Amity Shlaes, noted conservative author and columnist who recently wrote a biography on “Silent Cal” Coolidge.

Under the Coolidge administration, the nation enjoyed a decade...

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Video – A Brief History of Censorship on Campus

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:00am

Professor Don Downs of the University of Wisconsin, Madison recently won the 2013 Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick Prize for Academic Freedom.

Watch below as he offers a brief history of campus censorship.

Via The FIRE.

 
 
 

U of Colorado Student: Sleazy Sociology 101

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2013 at 9:30am

One university recently promoted an event at which students were recruit to make porn.

A graduate student recently derided the Bacchanalia that his school’s “Sex Week” had come.

Now, University of Colorado – Denver student Susannah Williams shares her thoughts about the psychic degradation that occurred in her sociology class.

Through a computer snafu,...

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