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Yale Promotes New Gender Neutral Bathroom Policy During Commencement

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Congratulations on your Yale degree. Now let’s talk about bathrooms.

FOX News reports.

Yale University introduces gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings

Visitors at Yale University’s 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.

The school is promoting them on its website for Monday’s commencement, complete with a...

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Prager University – Who’s More Pro-Choice: Europe or America?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, presenter Elisha Krauss explains that even though American progressives think of Europe as a liberal dreamland, abortion is treated much more seriously there and has many more restrictions.

Watch below.

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Are abortion laws more conservative in America or in Western Europe? Would a pregnant...

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Tom Brokaw Tells College Students Gun Ownership Leads to Terrorism

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00am

Mr. Brokaw made his ridiculous remarks in a commencement speech at the University of Mississippi.

Townhall reports.

Tom Brokaw Tells College Students Owning Firearms Leads to Terrorism

It’s graduation season and thanks to universities’ overwhelmingly tendency to choose liberal speakers over conservatives, college students are being fed a bunch of nonsense right before they...

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College Cancels ‘Men in Literature’ Course for Being Too Focused on Men

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:00am

Funny how women’s studies programs are never affected by this problem.

The College Fix reports.

College cancels ‘Men in Literature’ course, says it’s too focused on men

A “Men in Literature” course taught successfully for eight years at Springfield College has now been canceled after campus officials complained the class was too focused on men.

The popular humanities department-approved course was taught by Dr. Dennis Gouws. Campus...

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Elizabeth Warren Tells Suffolk Grads to Take Unexpected Opportunities

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

You know, like falsely claiming to be a minority in order to advance your career.

Mass Live reports.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells Suffolk University graduates to get ready for the unexpected

.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren encouraged graduates of Suffolk University’s College of Arts & Sciences to find opportunities along life’s many winding roads,...

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College Students Borrow Less When They Know What Their Future Debt Will Cost

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

Some states are now letting students know how much they’ve borrowed with reminder letters and it’s working wonders.

Pew Charitable Trusts reports.

What Happens When You Warn Students About Their Loan Debt?

What if lowering student debt was as easy as sending students a letter?

Indiana University officials say borrowing by undergraduates at the school...

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School Exam Claims Income Distribution One of the Main Functions of Government

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:00am

This is partly true, at least when progressives are in charge.

Campus Reform reports.

Exam claims ‘income redistribution’ among ‘main functions of government’

The role of government is to redistribute wealth, according to a course at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

A test, administered on April 29 in Professor John Traxler’s Healthcare Economics class, told...

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Feds Order Colleges to Stop Criminal Background Checks Claiming it’s Discrimination

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:00am

Just another example of the strange priorities of the Obama administration.

From our sister site Legal Insurrection.

Feds Order Colleges to Stop Checking Applicants’ Criminal / Disciplinary History

In 2015, 

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Harvard Crimson Exempted From School’s New Single Gender Club Policy

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:30pm

The policy stinks but if it is enforced, shouldn’t everyone have to live with it?

The FIRE blog reports.

Special Treatment? Harvard Exempts ‘The Harvard Crimson’ from Single-Gender Club Policy

Harvard University has exempted the school’s daily student newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, from its new policy banning members of unrecognized single-gender social organizations from...

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Chair for the Study of Atheism Established at University of Miami

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 12:30pm

Why do you need to study something based on non-belief?

The New York Times reports.

University of Miami Establishes Chair for Study of Atheism

With an increasing number of Americans leaving religion behind, the University of Miami received a donation in late April from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the...

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University of Tennessee Closes Diversity Office

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 9:30am

The closure is only temporary and stems from controversy over the school’s recent sex week.

NBC News reports.

University of Tennessee Shuts Diversity Office After Sex Week, Gender Controversy

The University of Tennessee has been forced to temporarily shut its diversity office after it lost state funding for encouraging the use of gender-neutral pronouns...

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Student Protesters at UC Irvine Disrupt Pro-Israel Event

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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 3:30pm

Shouting down speakers is a common practice among anti-Israel activists on college campuses.

The College Fix reports.

Student protesters disrupt pro-Israel event — exit paths blocked, people ‘feared for their safety’

A pro-Israel movie screening at UC Irvine on Wednesday night prompted a massive protest by Students for Justice in Palestine, who blocked the...

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Poll Suggests Many College Grads Have Regrets Over Cost

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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 12:30pm

If nothing changes in higher education reform, expect this number to rise.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Poll: College grads have big regrets, clearly didn’t consider costs

If graduates thought more about college costs before attending college, the majority would have a radically different university experience.

A survey from Student Loan Hero discovered that only 36...

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College Boots Military Hero Over Complaints From LGBT Activists

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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 9:30am

You can’t offend anyone on college campuses anymore. It’s an unforgivable sin.

FOX News reports.

College boots ex-Delta Force hero after complaint from LGBT activists

Jerry Boykin is the kind of man you’d want teaching your sons – a good and decent man, an honorable man – a Christian man.

For...

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University of California Students Say $25 Million Not Enough for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

Some of these students will protest when their tuition goes up.

Campus Reform reports.

UC students: $25M for illegal immigrants too little

The University of California system recently pledged more than $25 million to illegal immigrant students over the next three years, but that is too little to suit some students.

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UVA’s Jackie May Have Made Up Rapist in Hoax

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Posted by    Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:00pm

The fallout from the UVA Rolling Stone rape hoax continues.

The College Fix reports.

New evidence suggests U.Va.’s Jackie didn’t just make up gang rape — she also made up rapist

A lawsuit against Rolling Stone for publishing a story in 2014 about a young woman at the University of Virginia who said she was viciously gang-raped...

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Dartmouth Students Defend Vandalism of Campus Police Display

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Posted by    Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:00am

It’s amazing that anyone could defend such a thing. People expect better from Dartmouth.

The Daily Caller reports.

Dartmouth Students Defend Tearing Down Police Display With 566-Word Letter

Black Lives Matter activists at Dartmouth College are circulating a lengthy letter justifying their decision to tear down a display honoring police officers. Ironically, the letter...

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Prof Who Offended Liberal Students to Lose Her Job

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Posted by    Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8:00am

How is a professor supposed to teach effectively if he or she lives in fear of offending students?

Reason reports.

Professor Run Out of Classroom for Offending Students Will Lose Job

Andrea Quenette, the University of Kansas communications professor subjected to protests and a formal investigation after offending her liberal students, was cleared of...

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Savannah State University Prof to Offer Course on Donald Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

Donald Trump has certainly gone more viral on college campuses than Hillary Clinton.

WJBF News reports.

Summer course on Trump scheduled for Georgia university

A college professor in Georgia might make summer school great again.

Starting next week, professor Robert Smith is teaching a college class devoted almost entirely to the candidacy of Donald Trump.

Students...

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George Washington University Students Don’t Trust Hillary

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 2:00pm

They also feel that the Democratic primary has been rigged in Hillary’s favor.

This is a big problem for Democrats.

Here’s more from Campus Reform.

VIDEO: Millennials reject ‘wom...

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Seattle University Dean Protested for Recommending Book With Racial Slur in Title

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:00am

Maybe the students could hold a book burning to get rid of the offending tome.

FOX News reports.

Students protest Seattle dean who recommended book with racial slur in title

A group of Seattle University students is demanding that a dean be fired, accusing her of recommending...

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University of Oxford Chancellor Says Affirmative Action Lowers Standards

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8:00am

Saying such a thing is pretty much a form of heresy on college campuses these days.

Business Insider reports.

The head of one of the best universities in the world says that affirmative action means ‘lower standards’

Responding to criticism about dismal diversity metrics, Chris Patten,...

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