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Longwood University to Host Only Vice Presidential Debate of 2016

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

Longwood University is an appropriate setting for a political debate. The school has connections to American history.

ABC in Virginia reports.

Longwood University prepares for only Vice Presidential debate of 2016

Preparations are underway for the only Vice-Presidential debate between Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence. L...

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Documentary Examines The Stifling of Free Speech at Brown University

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 2:00pm

Yesterday, I mentioned this short film and said we’d find it so here it is.

It’s thirteen minutes long and looks at how the social justice warrior left has shut down the free exchange of ideas at Brown. Of course, the situation at Brown isn’t isolated, this is happening at campuses all...

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University Of Louisville President Gets $690,000 Payout After Resigning

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 11:00am

Who knew being a university president could be so lucrative, even when you resign?

NPR reports.

University Of Louisville President Resigns, With $690,000 Payout

Amid two troubling investigations at the University of Louisville, school President James Ramsey resigned Wednesday. The university is facing scrutiny over separate scandals that involve allegations of financial misdeeds and...

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University in Wisconsin to Offer ‘Green Lives Matter’ Environmental justice Class

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 8:00am

Is it racist to say Green Lives Matter? It’s got to be a microaggression, at least.

The College Fix reports.

University to offer ‘Green Lives Matter’ environmental justice class

A first-year seminar class on tap this fall at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay promises to merge civil rights with pollution.

The course, called “Green Lives Matter,”...

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New Campus Carry Law in Texas Doesn’t Apply to Two Year Colleges

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

This aspect of the law may change in the future but for now that’s the way it is.

KXII News reports.

Texas’ campus carry law doesn’t apply for 2 year colleges in 2016

Colleges and universities are preparing for campus car to go into effect on Monday, but it won’t apply to community or...

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Brown Alum Blasts PC Culture at the School in New Documentary Film

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 2:00pm

We’re going to try to find the film or a clip to share tomorrow. This sounds very interesting.

FOX News reports.

Brown alum’s film blasts PC culture at Ivy League school

Brown University officials give an alumni’s short film on censorship at the Ivy League school low marks, but the man behind the camera...

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University of Michigan Pays $165,000 Settlement to Grad Student Union Activist

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 11:00am

This student was ejected from the school and now they’re paying for it.

Click on Detroit has the story.

University of Michigan pays $165,000 to ex-student who was dismissed

The University of Michigan has agreed to pay $165,000 to settle a lawsuit over a graduate student’s dismissal from an engineering program in 2011.

The school...

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Study Shows College Antisemitism Rising in 2016

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8:00am

Anyone who’s been paying attention for the last few years won’t be surprised by this but it’s still a serious problem.

Campus Reform reports.

STUDY: college antisemitism increasing in 2016

A new study shows antisemitism and suppression of speech incidents are increasing on college campuses.

AMCHA, a non-profit organizati...

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Professor Says Colleges Are Indoctrinating Students on Climate Change

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

The professor who makes this claim says it’s affecting the study of science. Not surprising.

The Daily Caller reports.

Professor Says College Students Are Learning ‘Advocacy, Not Climate Science’

Academics are teaching college students how to be climate and energy advocates, not climate scientists, a noted global warming researcher said Friday.

“What I have observed...

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Loyola Marymount Reinstates Employee Suspended for ‘Denying Transgenderism’

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:00pm

When it comes to any issue the left sees as important, you simply can’t disagree with them. They’re worse than the Inquisition.

The Washington Times reported.

Loyola Marymount University reinstates employee suspended for ‘denying transgenderism’

A Loyola Marymount University employee has been fully reinstated without loss of pay, after the school suspended and investigated...

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Seattle U. Dean Retires Over Student Outcry for ‘Too White’ Curriculum

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00am

Some people in academia must look at a situation like this and just want to cut their losses and get out.

Heat Street reports.

Seattle University Dean Retires After Student Outcry Over ‘Too White’ Curriculum

The embattled dean of Seattle University has retired after student protestors raged against her for recommending the book Nigger,...

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Cal State Cancels Ben Shapiro Appearance After Liberal Students Compare Him to KKK

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8:00am

Comparing Ben Shapiro to the KKK is stupid. Caving to the students who said it is even worse.

FOX News reports.

Cal State canceled on Ben Shapiro after liberal students compared him to ‘The KKK’

Administrators at Cal State LA canceled a speech by conservative journalist Ben Shapiro after students complained that they feared...

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Student Acquitted of Rape Claims University Won’t Give Him His Degree

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 5:00pm

The war on college men continues apace.

The College Fix reports.

Student-athlete acquitted of rape says university won’t give him his degree

A former University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey player who was charged with and then acquitted of rape claims in a recently filed lawsuit that his university will not hand over his degree.

Allegations...

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Prager University – Who’s More Compassionate: The Left or the Right?

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the latest video from Prager University, William Voegeli, Senior Editor of the Claremont Review of Books explains the difference between liberals and conservatives on compassion.

Liberals, he suggests, want to feel good. Conservatives want to do good.

Here’s more information:

Democrats often think of themselves as kind and caring, and of Republicans as...

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Clinton Foundation Scandal Could Doom Laureate University IPO

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:00am

This is the Clinton higher education scandal that no one in media is covering.

The Daily Caller reports.

EXCLUSIVE: Clinton Ties Could Doom For-Profit Laureate University’s IPO

Reports of faulty corporate record keeping and links to the growing controversy over allegations of Clinton Foundation “pay-to-play” schemes could doom the pending initial public...

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Orientation at Amherst College Includes Mandatory Screening of ‘White Privilege’ Film

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 8:00am

Does anyone believe incoming students at Amherst College are racists? Amherst College does, apparently.

Campus Reform reports.

Amherst orientation includes mandatory screening of ‘I’m Not Racist…Am I?’

Incoming students at Amherst College will attend a mandatory screening of “I’m Not Racist…Am I?”, a film about racism and white privilege, during their new student orientation.

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It’s Drill Baby Drill at Indiana State University

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

There’s no fossil fuel divestment at Indiana State. In fact, they’re drilling for oil.

The Kokomo Tribune reports.

Oil company expands drilling at Indiana State University

A company is expanding its search for oil deposits on Indiana State University property.

Pioneer Oil Co., based in Lawrenceville, Illinois, signed an oil and gas lease in 2012...

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Court Documents Show New Problems With False UVA Rolling Stone Rape Story

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

It looks like the author didn’t bother to fix the story even though she could have.

The Daily Caller reports.

Court Docs: Rolling Stone Author Was Too Lazy To Fix Bogus Gang Rape Article

New court documents filed in the defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone reveal that disgraced reporter Sabrina Erdely knew her story...

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Bridgewater State College Republicans Protest New MA Gun Ban

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:00am

The Massachusetts Attorney General enacted new gun controls last week while no one was looking. College Republicans in MA protested the move.

Campus Reform reports.

College Republicans lead impromptu rally against MA gun ban

The College Republicans of Bridgewater State University rallied more than 400 protesters outside the M...

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White House Report Accidentally Debunks Need for Free College

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 8:00am

Inconvenient truths seem to be popping up all over the place these days.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Whoops: White House report accidentally debunks the need for free college

The White House released a report on student loan debt that shook up conventional wisdom by claiming student loan debt isn’t a crisis, nor is it...

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Hamilton College Introducing Diversity Requirement

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Posted by    Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 3:30pm

Aren’t today’s young people capable of understanding diversity on their own? They’re taught about it from the time they can walk.

Campus Reform reports.

Hamilton College to institute diversity requirement

A New York college will be mandating a diversity course requirement in which all students, regardless of maj...

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Duke University Student Witnessed Munich Attack

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Posted by    Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 12:30pm

A Duke University student who witnessed the Munich shooting attack on Friday says she’s lucky to be alive.

ABC News reports.

Duke University Student Witnessed Fleeing Munich Shoppers: ‘They Were Panicking, Crying’

A Duke University student who witnessed terrified shoppers fleeing the gunman who opened fire at a Munich, Germany, mall Friday, says she...

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