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April, 2013  (Page 10)

AZ groups battle over student fees used for tax hike

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 6:30pm

During these challenging economic times, every penny counts.

Especially for college students, who are often struggling with loan debt for tuition.  But when an Arizona school changed a fee policy to give students more choice, one campus organization decided it was time to go to court.

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Former Weather Underground Terrorist Now Adjunct Professor at Columbia

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 5:00pm

Naturally! Where else would a radical leftist member of a domestic terror group go than the cozy home they’ve created for themselves in academia?

Larry Celona and Dan Mangan of the New York Post reported.

Outrage 101: Radical jailed in slay now Columbia prof

Former Weather Underground radical Kathy Boudin — who spent 22...

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Captain Capitalism on libertarians, America’s educational system, economic challenges

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 3:30pm

Some new political thinking is that the American center-right belongs to libertarians.

In the Washington Times, Joseph Cotto discusses this subject and a few other current event items with Aaron Clarey, who is known as “Captain Capitalism” and is the author of...

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The Student Body is No Longer Off Limits in The Natural State

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 2:00pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled that teachers and students may engage in sexual activity as long as both parties are adults.

Robby Soave of The Daily Caller reports.

Court okays adult teacher-student sex in Arkansas

The Arkansas Supreme Court overturned the conviction of a high school history teacher who had sex with an...

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U Texas Prof says “Braves” Nickname for Men’s Group is Racist

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12:30pm

University of Texas journalism professor Robert Jensen has been busy again.

Last November, we reported that he deemed Thanksgiving to be a “white supremacist” holiday.  Now, he is calling members of a charitable men’s group racist based on their nickname.  The College Fix Assistant Editor Jennifer Kabbany explains:

For nearly 100 years, members...

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Dinesh D’Souza: Conservatives Must be Renegades on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11:00am

Campus Reform caught up with Dinesh D’Souza at CPAC last month and asked him how conservative students should deal with life on a liberal college campus.

Katherine Timpf reports.

[VIDEO] D’Souza: US colleges need ‘renegades’ and ‘guerrillas’ to fight for conservatism on campus

Liberal bias has turned American campuses “hostile territory” for conservatives, commentator...

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Colleges cater to the 1 percenters at the expense of lower income students

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 9:30am

Progressive activists often target the “1 percenters” in their activities.

However, with budget cuts and expensive perks, catering to students who are able to pay full tuition, as well as fees, books, board and “extras“, ...

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Video: Michelle Malkin Discusses the Weather Underground in Academia

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 8:00am

Conservative author and political commentator Michelle Malkin appeared on Megyn Kelly’s FOX News show yesterday to discuss the hire of former Weather Underground member Kathy Boudin at Columbia University.

What you may not know is that academia has become a common landing ground for members of the WU.

From the FOX News Insider.

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UNC Gun Club Wins Victory Over Student Congress

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 5:00pm

The student congress of UNC has been unfairly targeting funding for the Tar Heel Rifle and Pistol Club. Read this for background.

Today, Ben Smith of Carolina Review Daily reports that the measure failed in the student congress, providing the gun club with a major victory.

UPDATE: Controversial Gun Bill gets Veto by...

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“Queer” racial segregation workshop organizer at Brown defends event

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 3:45pm

Recently, we reported on a  group of Brown University students who organized an on-campus workshop in which “queer” participants were to separate by race to “work past their sexual attraction to Caucasian.”

After intense social media scrutiny, the event Facebook page was taken down.

Now, Timothy Dionisopoulos...

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Texas District Will Allow Concealed Carry for Teachers

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 2:00pm

In response to the Newtown school shooting, Levelland independent school district in Texas is going to allow concealed carry for teachers.

The FOX News Insider reports.

Texas District to Allow Teachers to Carry Concealed Weapons in Schools

In an effort to prevent a tragedy similar to that of Sandy Hook, a Texas school district...

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UC Santa Cruz Student Uses Craigslist to Set-Up Rape Hoax

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 12:30pm

While attending a February conference the University of California- Santa Cruz for on  lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, a student  claimed that she had been raped in broad daylight on the school’s campus.

An investigation by the police indicates that the victim staged the crime herself, using Craigslist to hire the...

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Author says real college rebels will stop “hooking up”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 11:00am

We have covered the biological effects of hooking up on a post that delves into sexual biochemistry.

Now, Donna Freitas takes a look at the emotional devastation that is a consequence of sex without commitment.  She the author of a new book, entitled“The End of Sex: How Hookup Culture Is Leaving a...

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Princeton Alumna Tells Girls to Find a Husband in College

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 9:30am

Today’s daily outrage is brought to you by a mother and Princeton alum who wrote a letter to the Daily Princetonian in which she advised young women at the school to find a husband. Some people found this offensive for some reason.

College Fix Editor Nathan Harden reports.

Princeton Mom Tells Girls to...

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NYU student news blog suggests sex in the school’s Catholic Center

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:00am

New York University is the home of the original campus “Hook-Up” Facebook page.

UC Berkeley then followed with a similar social media page.

UC Berkeley made waves with a publication that directed students to choice sites for public intimacy.

Now, as a response to the West Coast “sexual scholarship competition”, a NYU student blog...

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Wabash College Student: Pillage in Cyprus

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Posted by    Monday, April 1, 2013 at 5:00pm

All eyes are on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, as it struggles to dealt with its banking crises.

Though Cyprus lawmakers rejected the idea of seizing depositor assets, Wabash College student Christian Lopac expresses his concern about the direction of European Union financial policies.

It’s safe to say that most Americans either have...

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Gary Johnson to Begin College Speaking Tour in April

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Posted by    Monday, April 1, 2013 at 3:30pm

It’s good to know that a strong advocate for limited government and fiscal sanity will be speaking to America’s college students.

Rob Nikolewski of the New Mexico Watchdog reports.

Gary Johnson announces college speaking tour starting in April

Back in late January, we reported that former Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson was getting back...

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Law Schools Seek to Help War Veterans With Tuition

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Posted by    Monday, April 1, 2013 at 2:00pm

If anyone in America deserves this sort of help, it’s the people who were willing to put their lives on the line defending the country.

FOX News reports.

Elite law schools step in to help war veterans

As veterans look to build lives beyond the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, those opting for a...

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Do the Ivies Ignore the Rural Poor?

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Posted by    Monday, April 1, 2013 at 12:30pm

That’s the subject of a new post at The College Fix.

Editor Nathan Harden makes a compelling case.

Ivy League Schools Ignore the Rural Poor

Left-leaning Ivy League universities are proud of their commitment to “diversity.” But when they say “diversity” they are usually only thinking about skin color, possibly gender.

In the New...

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FIRE Wants Florida Gov. Rick Scott to Stomp Campus Speech Codes

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Posted by    Monday, April 1, 2013 at 11:00am

The story of a Florida student suspended for refusing a professor’s “Stomp Jesus” class assignment is still evolving.

Recently, the school administrators released a formal apology. Now, the country’s premier group defending student free speech rights, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is requesting that the state’s governor start an...

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ASU student: I Am My Brother’s Keeper

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Guest Post by Benjamin Smith    Monday, April 1, 2013 at 9:30am

I Am My Brother’s Keeper

Does America remember where we came from? Within this Liberty movement we can all see the American Dream being restored. But wanting Liberty for economic prosperity is easy because it is in the first order of selfish desires. Simply wanting Freedom from DC’s moral dict...

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US White House Blog Demands “College for All”

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Posted by    Monday, April 1, 2013 at 8:00am

An entire generation is graduating from college saddled with massive debt and facing grim job prospects.

What is the White House recommending? More of the same!

Here’s a recent post from the official White House blog authored by Valerie Jarrett.

College for All: Affordable, Accessible, Attainable

Last month, President Obama said in a speech in...

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