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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Stands by Fake UVA Rape Story

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Posted by    Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:00pm

We can’t let facts get in the way of a helpful political narrative, right?

From Ace of Spades.

Senator For Gurlz (TM) Kirsten Gillibrand: Don’t Blame The “Victim” Who Invented The UVA Gang-Rape Hoax Out of Whole Cloth Just To Get the Attention of a Boy She Had a Crush On

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A Generation of College Students Who Were Raised to Believe Everything is Dangerous

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Posted by    Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:00pm

This piece by Lenore Skenazy of Reason goes a long way in explaining the behavior of some college students today.

College Students: Stop Acting Like You’re Made of Sugar Candy

What happens when a generation grows up being told that nothing is safe enough, not even a walk home from the park? Or...

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George Mason U. Students Invent Device That Douses Fire With Sound

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Posted by    Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11:00am

This story was published last month but we haven’t covered it yet and it’s pretty amazing.

Watch:

Pump Up the Bass To Douse a Blaze: Mason Students’ Invention Fights Fires

A thumping bass may do more than light up a party—it could flat out extinguish it, thanks to a new sound-blasting fire extinguisher by...

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Appalachian University Housing Defends Bulletin Board That Shames Privileged Students

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Posted by    Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:00am

Despite widespread negative coverage of a bulletin board that shames ‘privileged’ students, Appalachian is leaving the board in place.

From The Appalachian.

University Housing defends East Hall bulletin board amidst controversy

University Housing said they will not take down a bulletin board posted in East Residence Hall by a resident assistant, despite a continuing...

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There Will be Lawsuits Over False Rape Story at UVA

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

I hope the members of this fraternity (whose lives were ruined) end up owning the university.

Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller reported.

President Of Fraternity Falsely Accused Of Gang-Rape In Rolling Stone Article Shares Details Of Who Might Be Sued

The national president of Phi Kappa Psi, the fraternity whose University of Virginia...

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Liberty University’s Young Women for America Stand up Against Anti-Semitism

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 2:00pm

This was a very nice gesture on the part of these young ladies.

Spencer Irvine of Accuracy in Academia reports.

Liberty University Female College Chapter Offers Support for Jewish Fraternities in Light of Anti-Semitic Graffiti

The Liberty University chapter for the Young Women for America, released a video to show their support for Jewish...

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George Washington University Bans Jewish Student Over School’s Stupid Mistake

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:00am

This student may actually be expelled over a misunderstanding on the university’s part.

PR Log reports. Hat tip to Instapundit.

George Washington University Makes Racist Mistake, But Blames and Bans Student

George Washington University officials made a racist or religious mistake but, instead of promptly correcting it, they have blamed a Jewish student for...

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College Student Describes What it’s Like to be Accused of Sexual Assault

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 8:00am

Talk about a life ruining nightmare. Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner reports.

Student accused of sexual assault: Like being at the ‘bottom of this pit’

Joshua Strange was accused of sexual assault in 2011 by an ex-girlfriend and expelled from Auburn University. Since then, he’s told his story numerous times, but hasn’t...

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Appalachian State University Publicly Shames ‘Privileged’ Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 6:30pm

This sounds like something straight out of Chairman Mao’s Little Red Book.

Unreal.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reports.

App State dorm bulletin board shames ‘privileged’ students

A bulletin board hung by a resident assistant in a primarily freshmen and sophomore dorm shames those who are have white, male, Christian, able-bodied, heterosexual, or cisgendered “privilege.”

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Andrew Cuomo and the No-Due-Process Club

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

In a recent post at Minding the Campus, KC Johnson outlined Andrew Cuomo’s efforts to bring affirmative consent to college campuses.

Cuomo Joins the No-Due-Process Club

The politics of campus due process are most unusual. Since the emergence of crime as a major (federal) political issue in the 1960s, Republicans have tended to...

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Prager University – What Is the University Diversity Scam?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 12:30pm

In a new video from Prager University, Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute examines the scam of diversity on campus.

This is very enlightening.

Here’s more information.

Course Description

America’s campuses, particularly those in California, spend tens of millions of dollars on administrators and programs to combat issues like sexism, homophobia, and racism on...

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Students Accuse Missouri Museum of Censoring Ferguson-Palestine Event

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 9:30am

Can I just ask… What do Ferguson and Palestine even have to do with each other?

Nathan Rubbelke of the College Fix reports.

Student activists accuse Missouri museum of censoring Ferguson-Palestine event

You blindsided us with Palestine addition, museum counters

ST. LOUIS – An event billed as “an opportunity to learn about the parallels” between state...

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College Men Fight an Increasing Number of Sex Assault Allegations

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Posted by    Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

I have a hard time believing that there are so many more sexual assaults on campus now than there were just a few years ago.

Ashby Jones reports at the Wall Street Journal.

More Men Fight College Allegations of Sexual Assault

A former undergraduate student sued Cornell University, alleging the Ivy League school wrongly...

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Students at State College Presbyterian Turn Guns into Garden Tools

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Posted by    Monday, March 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

What an… interesting school project.

Statecollege.com reports.

Guns Turned Into Garden Tools at State College Presbyterian

“And He shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn...

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College isn’t a Place to Hide from Scary Ideas

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Posted by    Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11:00am

When I first saw the headline for this New York Times piece by Judith Shulevitz, I thought it must be parody.

Sadly, it isn’t.

In College and Hiding From Scary Ideas

KATHERINE BYRON, a senior at Brown University and a member of its Sexual Assault T...

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Communities Begin Cracking Down on Spring Break

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Posted by    Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 3:30pm

I have to say, I’d hate to live in a town that got invaded during spring break.

Patrik Jonsson of the Christian Science Monitor reports.

Spring Break crackdown: Has the college ritual really gotten worse?

It may be the ultimate love-hate relationship: the annual spring migration of hordes of college-aged Spring Breakers into sunny...

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Chicago State President Accused of Pushing Bogus Sex Harassment Claims

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Posted by    Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 12:30pm

The worst part? It was all about school politics.

Blake Neff of the Daily Caller reports.

College President Accused Of Pushing Fake Sex Harassment Claims

The president of Chicago State University pressured a high-level administrator at the school to file a bogus sexual harassment claim against a faculty member who criticized him.

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Ohio University Student Argues That Women Can’t be Sexist

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Posted by    Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 9:30am

So, half of the human beings on Earth are incapable of sexism? Good to know.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reported.

Female student: women can’t be sexist

Women cannot be sexist, a journalism student at Ohio University argued in a recent editorial.

In a guest column for the Post, OU’s student publication, Erin Davoran, a...

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Update on Free Speech Case at Dixie State

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Posted by    Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 3:30pm

These students are lucky to have FIRE on their side.

David Deerson of the FIRE blog reports.

Media Report on Latest Stand Up For Speech Case: Censorship at Dixie State

Earlier in the month, students William Jergins, Joey Gillespie, and Forrest Gee filed a First Amendment lawsuit against Utah’s Dixie State University, the eighth...

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Honoring Conservative College Journalism Luminary M. Stanton Evans

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Posted by    Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 12:30pm

Evans obviously touched many lives with his work.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.

Honoring a luminary of the conservative college journalism movement

Vivian Hughbanks, a Hillsdale College student and our former intern at the Student Free Press Association, has written a short Townhall account from last Friday’s tribute to conservative college journalism...

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Writing Teachers Talk About ‘White Privilege’ at Composition Instructors’ Meeting

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Posted by    Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 9:30am

Apparently, social justice is a key component of being an effective writer.

Colleen Flaherty of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Write Privilege

TAMPA, Fla. — White privilege — the concept that whites benefit from structural racism in ways that similarly situated nonwhites don’t — has been hotly debated among academics for decades. But recent events...

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Berkeley Students Demand School Rename Building After Cop Killer

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Posted by    Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:00pm

Of course they do. Nothing that happens at Berkeley surprises me anymore.

FOX News reported.

Student group demands California university rename building after convicted cop killer

A black student organization at the University of California at Berkeley is demanding the university rename a building on campus after Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther, convicted...

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