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Black Leaders in Fresno Say a White Man Can’t Teach Cultural Studies

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 2:00pm

Saying that someone can’t teach a particular subject because of their skin color is kind of racist, isn’t it?

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reports.

WHITES NEED NOT APPLY: Black Leaders In Fresno Oppose White ‘Cultural Studies’ Teacher

Black community leaders in Fresno, Calif., are urging...

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Student Resorts to Selling Letter from Obama to Pay for College

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:00am

The irony in this story is off the charts.

The College Fix reports.

Student Selling Handwritten Letter From Obama to Pay For College Tuition

Page Six of The New York Post has th...

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Dartmouth Hosts Sexfest 2014

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 8:00am

Joseph Asch of Dartblog shared what is presumably the poster. Is this appropriate for a school that supposedly has a big problem with sexual assault on campus?

 
 
 

Prager University – Teachers Unions vs. Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:00pm

In a new video for Prager University, Stanford University professor Terry Moe talks about the road blocks teacher unions have placed in the way of education reform.

More details here:

Course Description

There is a dilemma in American education. On the one hand, teachers are essential to student achievement. On the other, teachers unions...

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Georgia Southern University Banning all Tobacco Products

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 2:00pm

Interesting news considering Georgia’s history of tobacco farming. Also, I wonder how the school plans to deal with Marijuana use.

WOTC News reports.

Georgia Southern University becomes tobacco free in August

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel, Ph.D., recently announced the University would become 100 percent tobacco-free on Aug. 1.

The move to prohibit tobacco...

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Hidden Cameras Found in University of Delaware Restrooms

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00am

The doctoral student who placed them there has been arrested.

Susannah Cullinane of CNN reported.

Hidden cameras in University of Delaware restrooms lead to man’s arrest

University of Delaware students are being offered counseling after a doctoral student allegedly hid video cameras in restrooms around the university’s Newark campus over a two-year period.

Police were...

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Democrats Claim to Care About Student Debt in Bid to Keep Senate

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 8:00am

As Hillary Clinton travels the country collecting six figure speaking fees on college campuses, Democrats in the senate are insisting that they care very deeply about student debt.

Michael Stratford of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Student Debt on Campaign Trail

Student debt attracted unprecedented levels of attention during the 2012 presidential election.

As the nation’s...

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School Wrongly Invokes FERPA for Employee Emails in Sex Assault Case

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Posted by    Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

It looks like even higher education is having problems with email these days. There’s a lot of that going around.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.

Another School Wrongly Invokes FERPA For Employee Emails in Sexual Assault Case

Not only does the University of Oregon appear to have a problem with lazy cops,...

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College Student Blasts Leftist Targeting of Israel

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Posted by    Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:00am

The world would be a better place if more college students took a stand for what’s right. Kudos to this young lady.

Daniel Mael of Truth Revolt reports.

College Junior Blasts Left-Leaning, Irrational Targeting of Israel

Writing in the Times of Israel, college junior Erica Mandel blasted her the left’s irrational target...

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UC Berkeley Diploma Features Unusual Typo

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Posted by    Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8:00am

It’s amazing what a difference one letter can make.

FOX News reported.

Typo in UC Berkeley grad’s diploma goes viral

A UC Berkeley grad’s diploma has gone viral on Reddit over what he calls a “small typo.”

Alex Harris earned his mass communications degree from the school in 2008. He sent back the first and...

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Bryman College to Close its Doors

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Posted by    Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 5:00pm

The school was having trouble paying employees and eventually went bankrupt.

Amber Lee of KTVU reported.

Bryman College set to close Bay Area campuses

It’s the end of the line for all four Bay Area locations of Bryman College.

Employees say administrators told them on Friday afternoon that the college was closing its campuses in...

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Sex Themed Rituals Cause Scrutiny of Ohio State Marching Band

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Posted by    Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 3:30pm

Ohio State has had its share of controversy in recent years and apparently it’s not over yet.

FOX News reports.

Ohio State band controversy puts university in spotlight again

Having forced out a beloved football coach and watched its president retire after a series of verbal gaffes, Ohio State University again finds itself grabbing...

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Anthem College Closes Minnesota Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 2:00pm

File this story under higher ed bubble. Maura Lerner of the Star Tribune reports.

Anthem College shuts its doors in Minnesota

Anthem College, a health-career school in St. Louis Park, has quietly closed shop after 18 years in Minnesota.

It’s the second for-profit college to fold its operation in Minnesota this year, in what...

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Home Schooled 12 Year Old to Enroll in College

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Posted by    Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

This boy has a very bright future ahead of him and his story makes a good case for home schooling.

The Fresno Bee reported.

Boy, 12, to be college’s youngest full-time pupil

A 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest full-time student in the history of...

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University Fired Scientist Over Creationist Views

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Posted by    Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 9:30am

Dissenting views will not be tolerated.

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reported.

LAWSUIT: University Fired Scientist For Finding Soft Tissue on Dinosaur Horn

Self-described creationist scientist Mark Armitage filed a lawsuit against California State University Northridge this week, claiming he was fired by college officials after he discovered soft tissue on a triceratops horn and published...

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Harvard Prof Likes to Fly Around World in Jets and Complain About Climate Change Deniers

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Posted by    Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 3:30pm

What an all too typical double standard. Eric Owens of the Daily Caller has the story.

Globetrotting Harvard Prof Takes Break From Jet-Setting To Gripe About Climate Change Deniers

Naomi Oreskes, a Harvard University professor who flies around the world in pollutant-spewing jumbo jet airliners to proclaim that climate change is a terrible...

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Ohio State Teaches Atheists are Smarter than Christians

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Posted by    Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 12:30pm

Imagine the outrage if this lesson pitted men against women or straight people against gay people.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reported.

Exclusive: Ohio State core class teaches Christians are dumber than atheists

An Ohio State University (OSU) class has apparently determined another fundamental difference between Christians and atheists: their IQ points.

An online quiz...

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95 Percent of Professor Donations in California go to Democratic Politicians

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Posted by    Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 9:30am

When you look at the actual numbers below, the difference is stunning. How can anyone expect college students to get a balanced perspective when the political leanings of college professors are so lopsided?

Vivian Hughbanks of the College Fix reports.

In California, 95 Percent of Professors’ Donations Go To Democratic Politicians

College Fix survey...

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Grim Details Emerge in Murder of Law Professor

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Posted by    Friday, July 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

Earlier this week we told you about the murder of Florida State University professor Dan Markel. Now Matt Gutman of ABC News provides an update.

Grim Details Emerge in FSU Professor’s Shooting Death

A criminal law professor at Florida State University gunned down at his home was shot in the side of the...

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College Football Unions Could Lead to Strikes

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Posted by    Friday, July 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

Allowing college football players to unionize will completely change the relationship between student athletes and colleges. There could be some negative consequences.

Ethan Gaitz of Accuracy in Academia reports.

College Football on Strike

The efforts of Northwestern University’s scholarship football players to unionize could have profound implications for...

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SEIU Defeated as Adjunct Professors Reject Unionization

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Posted by    Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11:00am

The SEIU was obviously just looking for new dues paying members. They’re out of luck now.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.

Major Union Handily Defeated As Adjunct Professors Reject Unionization

Last month’s vote to unionize by Hamline University’s adjunct faculty apparently had little effect on its fellow Minnesota private school, the University of St. Thomas, whose...

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Huffington Post on Wrong Side of Due Process in Campus Rape Case

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Posted by    Friday, July 25, 2014 at 8:00am

Leave it to the Huffington Post to wrongly criticize the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. (FIRE)

KC Johnson of Minding the Campus reports.

HuffPost Gets It Wrong on a Campus Rape Case

Earlier this week, Huffington Post’s Tyler Kingkade published an article strongly critical of FIRE’s efforts to shine light on Occidental College’s...

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