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Princeton Prof: The Cultural Elite is no Longer Tolerant of Christians

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:00pm

Absolutely true and refreshing words from someone in academia.

Ginni Thomas of the Daily Caller has the story.

Princeton Professor: Cultural Elite Can No Longer Tolerate Christians

Last May, one of the most influential conservative and religious intellectual leader in America gave a somber speech in Washington, declaring it to be “Good Friday in...

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“Don’t Know Much About History”

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 2:00pm

In a new post at See Thru Edu, Robert Paquette notes that higher education has a history problem.

“Don’t Know Much About History” at Elite U.S. Colleges

Little more than a year after the ending of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, James Madison wrote Thomas Jefferson a penetrating letter on the political future...

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Hood College Holds Mandatory Civil Rights March

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11:00am

When is a civil rights march a violation of your civil rights? You can learn the answer to that question at Hood College.

Dave Huber of the College Fix reports.

Hood College Civil Rights March — Where Attendance is Compulsory

Faculty and students from Hood College,...

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Yale to Host Radical Sheikh Who Advocated Killing of American Soldiers

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:00am

Gee. I wonder if anyone in the Yale community will protest? You know, like they did with Ayaan Hirsi Ali?

Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon has the story.

Yale to Host Radical Terror Sheikh Who Advocated Killing of U.S. Soldiers

A radical Tunisian sheik who has called for the murder of U.S....

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Democrat Pushes Plan to Favor Graduates Who Become Public Employees

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:00pm

If senator Richard Blumenthal has his way, students who become public employees will get a better deal on student loans than students who go into the private sector.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reported.

Dem Senator Wants To Punish Student Loan Borrowers Who Choose Private Sector

The U.S. economy has been strangely dismal...

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The Onion Offers Tips for Paying for College

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 2:00pm

Here’s a little humor to help you get through Monday afternoon. The Onion has come up with some clever ways for students to tackle the high cost of college.

Tips For Paying For College

While many students take out federal or private loans to pay for college, the costs of tuition, fees, and...

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The Politics of Student Loans

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11:00am

This is a subject that shouldn’t be subject to politics but both parties are vying for votes from college students.

Neal McCluskey of See Thru Edu lays it out in a new post.

When It Comes to Student Loans, It’s All Political

Writing in the Wall Street Journal last week, the American Enterprise Institute’s...

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Brown Queer Alliance Cancels ‘Sex Power God’ Party

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:00am

FOX News is blamed, naturally.

Russell Westerholm of University Herald reports.

Brown University Queer Alliance Cancels ‘Sex Power God’ Party This Year for Fear of Safety

The Queer Alliance (QA) at Brown University has decided to cancel this fall’s “Sex Power God” (SPG) party for becoming unsafe for attendees.

According to the Huffington Post, the...

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University Study Says ‘Natural Wind Changes’ Contribute to Global Warming

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3:30pm

This is bound to make lots of people very angry.

Dave Huber of the College Fix reports.

Heresy! Study Shows ‘Natural Wind Changes’ a Contributor to Global Warming

Wha-a-a-a …? “Natural wind changes” could be responsible for some of the global warming we’ve seen over the years?

Yes, say researchers from the University of Washington....

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The College Conservative Examines the People’s Climate March

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 12:30pm

In a new post at the College Conservative, Chelsea Gruenwald takes a look at the hypocrisy of environmental activists.

People’s Climate March: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Around 400,000 concerned citizen and celebrity activists gathered in New York City this past weekend to express their concern about the climate and...

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Sorry, no More Drinks – You’re Only 21

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 9:30am

Isn’t 21 still the legal drinking age? Not for some Dartmouth students.

Jake G. Rascoff of the Dartmouth Review has the story.

Students Denied Service

On Wednesday night, three Dartmouth students—one ’15 and two ‘16s—went to Molly’s to celebrate one of the aforementioned ‘16s’ twenty-first birthd...

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Duke University Porn Star Has Regrets

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 3:30pm

Who could have seen this coming? A sad story all around.

Jonathon van Maren of Life Site News reports.

Porn is super-empowering: just ask the Duke University porn star

She looks young, younger than her 18 years. Sitting on a bed in a hotel room wearing baggy pajamas, glasses, and a far-away look, she...

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Faculty Members at Alamo Colleges Object to Lack of Consultation on Curricular Decisions

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

File this under civil war – academic style.

Colleen Flaherty of Inside Higher Ed reported.

Habitually Disrespected?

Faculty members at San Antonio’s Alamo Colleges criticized Chancellor Bruce Leslie last year for trying to bump a humanities course from the core curriculum, to make room for a required class based in part on the popular...

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College Student Murdered in New Jersey by Suspected Domestic Terrorism Jihadist

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 9:30am

The mainstream media has neglected to report this story. I wonder why.

We covered this in detail at Legal Insurrection, Why is the Brendan Tevlin murder so underreported?

Michael Cipriano of the College Fix further reports.

REPORTS: College Student, 19, Murdered in New Jersey by Domestic Terrorism Jihadist

Brendan Tevlin was a good kid, a...

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Colgate Students Protest Racism, Want Faculty to Undergo Diversity Training

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 5:00pm

Maybe I’m a cynic but I just don’t believe there’s a big racism problem at Colgate University.

NBC News in Utica reported.

Colgate University students stage protest to bring attention to racism on campus

Hundreds of students at Colgate University say racism and inequality is a big issue on campus.

Big enough that about 400...

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The Reality of Obamacare Comes to George Washington University

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 2:00pm

I believe the promise was “if you like your plan, you can keep your plan.” Funny how things change.

Spencer Irvine of Accuracy in Academia reports.

Obamacare hits George Washington University

The faculty at George Washington University made substantial contributions to President Obama when he was seeking that office. They are about to contribute...

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At U. Michigan Withholding Sex or Discounting Feelings Equals ‘Sexual Violence’

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 11:00am

Who comes up with these insane policies? Every week brings a new story like this.

Derek Draplin of the College Fix reported.

University of Michigan: Withholding Sex, Discounting Feelings are ‘Sexual Violence’

Examples of abuse listed on the University of Michigan’s domestic violence awareness website say “sexual violence” includes “withholding sex and affection” and “discounting the...

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Government Makes a Mess of Student Loans

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8:00am

As George Leef points out at Minding the Campus, when the government tries to help, there are often unintended consequences.

Making a Bigger Mess of Student Loans

Federal student aid programs abound in examples that demonstrate a point economists often make: government policies almost always have undesirable consequences that weren’t anticipated, or if...

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Towson University May Ban Tailgating Forever

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:30pm

It’s a shame when the term “banned forever” is associated with higher education.

Rick Ritter of CBS News in Baltimore reports.

Tailgating May Be Banned Forever At Towson University

An indefinite ban on student tailgating? Towson University is considering it for home football games. This comes after what university officials call unsafe behavior during...

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Campus Reform’s Caleb Bonham Talks About Crazy College Classes

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

Bonham makes some excellent points here. Is it any wonder why some college students don’t know what ISIS is?

Campus Reform’s Caleb Bonham discusses crazy college classes

Think college is a worthy investment? Well, it depends on the courses students are signing up for.

As the Daily Caller originally reported, classes like Politicizing Beyonce...

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University of Denver Takes up Social Engineering With Freshmen

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 3:30pm

As you’ll read below, the University of Denver doesn’t seem to trust students to form new ideas and relationships on their own.

Adam Kissel of Minding the Campus reports.

Freshmen: Here Are the Friends and Values We Want You to Have

For years, some colleges assigned new students roommates from different regions, races or...

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Jesse Watters Asks College Students How They Would Deal With ISIS

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

I saw this on the air Tuesday night and I have to warn you, it’s painful to watch.


From FOX News Insider.

Watters’ World: How Would College Students Deal With ISIS?

How would...

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