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Campus Reform Looks Back at Bias on Campus in 2014

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 2:00pm

Caleb Bonham of Campus Reform recently appeared on FOX and Friends to examine some of the big stories about liberal bias on campus in 2014.

If you read College Insurrection, you know there was no shortage of material.

Sterling Beard has more.

Campus Reform’s year in review

Campus Reform’s Editor-in-Chief Caleb Bonham joinedFox & Friends...

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FIRE’s Speech Codes of the Year for 2014

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 11:00am

Samantha Harris of the FIRE blog has the details.

And the awards go to…

Speech Codes of the Year: 2014

Each month, FIRE singles out a particularly reprehensible campus speech code for our Speech Code of the Month designation. While all of 2014’s Speech Codes of the Month flagrantly violated students’ or faculty members’...

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Harvard Law School Adopts ‘Preponderance’ Standard in Rape Cases

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 8:00am

It should be noted that the school did this despite the objection of many faculty members.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.

Harvard Law caves to feds by adopting ‘preponderance’ standard in rape cases

Students accused of sexual assault at Harvard Law School can now be found guilty under the “more likely than...

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Westchester Community College Goes After Students With Tuition Debt

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

This is one school that seems to understand the danger of the higher ed bubble.

Ernie Garcia of lohud.com reports.

Westchester Community College tuition lawsuits soar

Westchester Community College’s crackdown on former students with unpaid debts hit 838 lawsuits as the year ends.

The taxpayer-funded college in Valhalla was the region’s most litigious school in...

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Should University Presidents be Paid More Than the President of the United States?

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

Alex McHugh of National Review recently made an excellent point on this subject.

University Presidents Paid More than POTUS

A great number of Americans have not felt the benefits of the economic recovery, but in 2012, the number of private university presidents receiving over $1 million in compensation increased by one, the Chronicle of...

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Brandeis Student Who Publicized Ugly Tweets About Murdered Cops Now Getting Death Threats

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

Daniel Mael is a Brandeis student who writes for Truth Revolt. He publicized the tweets of a fellow student who said she had no sympathy for murdered cops.

Professor Jacobson recently wrote about Mael at Legal Insurrection but I thought we should cover this report from Caleb Bonham at Campus Reform...

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Instructor at Portland State Wants to Repeal the ‘Stupid’ 2nd Amendment

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

Sadly, there are probably many other people in academia who agree.

Dave Huber of the College Fix reports.

Portland State instructor: repeal ‘stupid’ 2nd Amendment

Tom H. Hastings teaches in the Conflict Resolution program at Portland State University. He also is the director of

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Helicopter Parents Now Following Kids to College

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

Going to college is supposed to give young people a chance to be away from home for a while but don’t tell that to these parents.

Leanne Italie of the Denver Post.

Extreme helicoptering: Now parents go with kids to college

Lori Osterberg and her husb...

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The Year of Sexual Assault Hysteria on Campus

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

Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner looks back on what did and didn’t happen in 2014.

The year of campus sexual assault that wasn’t

This was supposed to be the year that everyone banded together to end campus sexual assault by any means necessary — even if it meant improperly branding young men...

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Wagons Circle Around Brandeis Student Who Said She Has no Sympathy for Dead Cops

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

What the student said was indefensible and cost her a leadership position.

Why are other students defending her?

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reported.

Students Rally Around Peer With ‘No Sympathy’ For Dead Cops At $60,000-A-Year Brandeis

Students at Brandeis University spent Monday effusively supporting Khadijah Lynch, their fellow student who...

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Don’t College Students Have a Right to Due Process?

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

While college students have been busy protesting for social justice they’ve lost their right to real justice.

Peter Berkowitz writes at Real Clear Politics.

The Demise of Due Process on Campus

Universities’ mishandling of sexual assault allegations has been making the news — but not in the way feminist activists and progressive politicians had...

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Opinion – Democrats Should Condemn Prof Who Said it’s OK to Hate Republicans

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

I agree with what Greg McNeilly of the Detroit News is saying here but I don’t think Democrats will ever do it.

McNeilly: Dems need to condem professor for ‘hate’

There’s an epidemic of intolerance at Michigan’s public universities.

The University of Michigan made all the wrong national headlines last week after Professor Susan...

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McMaster University Prof Sees Sexism in Christmas

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

I feel bad for people who can’t just enjoy the holiday season.

Dave Huber of the College Fix reported.

Christmas: The Embodiment Of Patriarchal Dominance

You knew that even Christmas wouldn’t escape the ever-seeking consternation of the feminists and “studies” professoriate, right?

Enter Latham Hunter, a professor of communication and (of course) cultural studies at...

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Editor of CUNY Student Paper Defends Call for Violence

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

Imagine if this student was a conservative and he was talking about the Tea Party.

Jeff Dunetz of Truth Revolt reported.

CUNY Newpaper Editor Defends Call For Violent Protests

Editor-in-chief of the City Univeristy of New York (CUNY) graduate school student paper Gordon Barnes defended his call for violent protests in response to the...

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Public College in Maryland Invites Republican to Speak at MLK Event

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

The fact that this is big news says much about the state of higher education in America today.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reports.

CHRISTMAS MIRACLE! Public Liberal Arts College In Maryland Invites Republican To Speak At MLK Breakfast

Proving that Christmas is, indeed, a time of...

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Barnard College Considers Accepting Transgender Students

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

This is newsworthy because Barnard is a college for women. The school is now considering admitting students who were born male but identify as female.

John Leland of the New York Times reports.

Barnard Considers Policy for Transgender Students

At an elite college for women, the question...

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Rutgers Student Charged With Arson

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

This is probably going to interfere with the completion of his studies.

Cheryl Makin of My Central Jersey reported.

Edison man charged with arson at Rutgers University

A 21-year-old Edison man was charged Thursday with setting fire to a hallway and classroom at a building at the school’s Busch Campus, said Middlesex County Prosecutor...

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National Review Counts Down the Most Politically Correct Moments on College Campuses in 2014

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Posted by    Friday, December 26, 2014 at 3:30pm

Katherine Timpf has done a great job compiling this list.

Here’s an excerpt.

The 11 Most Politically Correct Moments on College Campuses in 2014

here are almost too many to choose from, but here are eleven of the most politically correct moments on college campuses in 2014:

1. Princeton University students launched a microaggression-reporting service.
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Chinese University Bans Christmas

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Posted by    Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12:30pm

The sad thing is that there are some people in America who would agree with this.

Reuters reported.

Christmas banned by Chinese university, says it is “kitsch”

A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a “kitsch” foreign celebration unbefitting of the country’s own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films...

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Video: Merry Christmas from Hillsdale College

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

This video shows scenes from Hillsdale College accompanied by students singing Carol of the Bells.

Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

 
 
 

Texas A&M Scraps Plan to Name Building for Rick Perry

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Posted by    Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 11:00am

It doesn’t sound like this was a political decision. People don’t seem to want the building renamed for anyone.

Inside Higher Ed reported.

Texas A&M Drops Plan to Name Building for Rick Perry

The Texas A&M University Board of Regents called off a planned meeting Thursday at which members had been expected to rename...

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College President Poses With Male Students for Charity, Gets Accused of Sexism

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Posted by    Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 8:00am

The campus outrage machine never sleeps.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reported.

College president accused of sexism after posing with male students raising money for charity

Faculty at East Stroudsburg University are questioning whether the school is too cavalier about sexual assaults and has a double standard when it comes to gender after the university’s president...

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