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Suspended Marquette Professor Says He Will Sue University

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 3:30pm

He defended a student who opposes gay marriage.

The College Fix reports.

Suspended Marquette prof RIPS into president for demanding apology in gay-marriage dispute

Prof. John McAdams has made it clear that he’s going to sue Marquette University for suspending and banishing him from campus on the pretext that he somehow threatened campus safety...

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Marquette University Threatens To Fire Conservative Professor Over Blog

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

The school has refused to say what punishment was issued against McAdams.

The College Fix reports.

Jesuit university threatens to fire conservative professor if he doesn’t admit ‘guilt’ for blogging

John McAdams will be permanently dumped by Marquette University if the conservative professor doesn’t admit his “guilt” in the next two weeks for blogging...

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Some Marquette Faculty Members Protest Covering of Banner Dedicated to Cop Killer

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Posted by    Monday, June 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

It boggles the mind to think that people would have such admiration for a murderer.

FOX News reported.

Marquette University’s decision to paint over mural of convicted cop killer draws protests

More than 60 faculty and staff members at Marquette University are circulating an online petition against their own school for taking down a...

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Marquette Fires Official Who Greenlit Cop-Killer Mural

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Posted by    Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 12:30pm

This isn’t very surprising news. The story generated a lot of bad publicity for the school.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.

BREAKING: Marquette official who greenlit cop-killer mural gets canned

Some things are too much even for progressive Jesuits to tolerate. One of those things is a school-sponsored mural honoring a convicted...

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Public Outrage Causes Marquette University to Remove Mural of Cop Killer

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 3:30pm

Someone at Marquette thought it was a good deal to add a mural of an FBI fugitive and cop killer, Assata Shakur, to the campuses Gender and Sexuality Resource Center.

After public outcry, Marquette removed the mural.

David Paulsen writes for the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel:

Marquette University removes mural of FBI fugitive...

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Marquette University Honors Cop Killer With Mural

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Posted by    Monday, May 18, 2015 at 2:00pm

I think Michelle Malkin sums it up well in her tweet below.

Via Twitchy.

Marquette University honors ’70s cop-killer, prison escapee Assata Shakur with mural

Charles Sykes, editor-in-chief of Right Wisconsin, points his readers to a post in the Marquette Warrior by...

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‘Students of Color’ Group at Marquette Demands ‘White Privilege’ Classes

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Posted by    Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

If you think the point of college is social justice activism, you’re wasting time and money.

David Hookstead of the College Fix reports.

Marquette ‘students of color’ say they’re oppressed, demand ‘white privilege’ classes

Students allege they’re victims of ‘discriminatory violence’ from school’s historic seal and its lack of...

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Marquette University Wins FIRE’s Speech Code of the Month

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Posted by    Friday, March 13, 2015 at 5:00pm

If you go to Marquette, be sure not to cause anyone emotional discomfort.

Samantha Harris of the FIRE blog reports.

Speech Code of the Month: Marquette University

FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for March 2015: Marquette University.

If you’ve been following higher ed news or reading 

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FIRE Calls Marquette’s Subversion of Free Speech Dangerous

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 11:00am

In the case of professor John McAdams, FIRE is calling out Marquette.

Peter Bonilla of the FIRE blog reports.

Marquette’s Dangerous Subversion of Free Speech

Last week, I wrote about the systemic due process failures at Marquette University, which plans to fire tenured political science professor John McAdams for criticism of a graduate student...

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Marquette University Prof Under Fire For Criticizing Pro-Gay Instructor

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Posted by    Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 6:30pm

A tenured professor might be out of a job if Marquette University has their way.

Robby Soave writes at Reason:

Marquette University Trying to Fire Prof for Criticizing Pro-Gay Instructor

Marquette University is moving forward with its plan to fire a tenured professor over his criticisms of an instructor who wouldn’t let any of...

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Conservative Prof Still Banned From Marquette University Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

It looks like the administration of Marquette University hasn’t caved to public or media pressure yet.

Karen Herzog of the Journal Sentinel reports.

Marquette University professor John McAdams remains banned from campus

Marquette University students returned from winter break this week, but a longtime associate professor of political science whose public criticism of a...

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Marquette U. Now Denies Suspending Conservative Professor

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Posted by    Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 2:00pm

There is a fascinating update to the Marquette University professor who was banned from the school in wake of his conservative response to another professor’s gay marriage blog-post.

Marquette University’s administration appears to be unfamiliar with its own faculty handbook, because it’s denying that conservative professor John McAdams has been “suspended.”

Without saying why,...

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Marquette University Suspends Conservative Prof From Campus Over Gay Marriage Flap

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Posted by    Friday, December 19, 2014 at 8:00am

Dissent from the liberal position will not be tolerated.

Turning Point USA reported.

BREAKING: Conservative professor banned from campus!

Marquette University has banned a tenured professor, John McAdams, from Marquette University until further notice. This is because he published a controversial blog post about another professor, Cheryl Abbate, who told a student, “If you...

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Student Government at Marquette U. Blocked From Forming Diversity Coordinator Position

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 5:00pm

Someone somewhere finally decided that this ‘diversity’ business has been taken a few steps too far.

Kyle Brooks at The College Fix has the story:

Marquette Student Government Blocks Diversity Coordinator Position

A Jesuit college that pays for same-sex partner benefits, has hosted a kinky-sex student workshop and whose pr...

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Marquette U. Shocks Students with Textbook Written by Bill Ayers

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Posted by    Monday, December 9, 2013 at 8:00am

The last time we checked on Marquette University, it had just swapped an edgy sex workshop for “F***ing While Feminist” Speaker.

Administrators at this Catholic institution continue to make some fascinating academic choices.

Students at Marquette University reacted with surprise and dismay when they were informed that a textbook used in a freshman...

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Marquette Offers Class on the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 4:00pm

It’s hardly a surprise that any college would offer a class on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien given the hype over the new film adaptation of The Hobbit but who could have predicted the class would be such a hit?

The New York Daily News reports that students are sign...

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Marquette Warrior: Obamacare Represents Loss Of Freedom

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Posted by College Insurrection    Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:00am

Now that we know Sandra Fluke will be a featured speaker at the Democratic National Convention, it’s a good time to consider the ramifications of Obamacare and taxpayer funded contraception.

Does Obamacare advance freedom?  Sam Kinney at The Marquette Warrior says no…

Every president’s goal when in office is to do...

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Louisiana Tech Women’s Basketball Now Embroiled In Scandal

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Posted by    Monday, April 11, 2016 at 6:30pm

One report indicated the 25-year-old son of legendary women’s coach Pat Summitt had impregnated one of them.

New York Post reports.

‘No, my college coach didn’t impregnate me’

When Tyler Summitt stepped down as Louisiana Tech women’s basketball coach amid an “improper relationship,” he embroiled the whole team...

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Scott Walker Considers Online Classes to Finish College Degree While in The White House

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Posted by    Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 12:30pm

The first president in college? It might happen with a Walker victory as some raise concerns about Walker not possessing a degree.

ABC News reports.

Gov. Scott Walker Calls Possibility of Taking Online Courses to Finish Degree in WH ‘Interesting’

Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Republican governor who is considering a bid for the White...

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Prof Who Criticized Hamas is Vilified by His University

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Posted by    Friday, June 26, 2015 at 11:00am

Remember, the speech police are always listening.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.

A professor who criticized Hamas is being vilified by his university – and people are paying attention

Every so often a new poster child for academic vilification emerges.

The University of North Carolina-Wilmington’s Mike Adams fought for seven years with the...

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U. North Georgia May Fire Spanish Prof for Being Rude to Guest Lecturer

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:30pm

Firing someone for being rude seems a bit extreme.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.

Spanish professor to be fired for being ‘rude’ to guest lecturer

Marquette University’s John McAdams is being fired for publicly criticizing a graduate teaching instructor. Now he has company – sort of.

The University of North Georgia is moving...

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The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech in 2014

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:00am

I can’t say there are many surprises on this list. The FIRE blog reports.

FIRE Announces 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech in 2014

More than half of America’s top colleges maintain speech codes that blatantly violate First Amendment standards. But every year the Found...

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