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Some Top Colleges Aren’t Requiring History Majors to Learn U.S. History

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 8:00am

In the near future, it won’t matter what your major is as long as you learn about diversity and multiculturalism.

Campus Reform reports.

Study: top colleges don’t require US history courses for history majors

U.S. History is not a staple course for history majors at most top universities, according to a new report from...

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Harvard Study Finds Diversity Trainings are a Sham

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 5:00pm

Diversity training is one of those pointless things that allows administrators to justify their existence.

Accuracy in Academia reports.

Harvard Study: Diversity Trainings are a Sham

Well, are you surprised that diversity trainings are a sham?

Administrators across the country are folding to student demands for more diversity, but a recent study out of Harvard...

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FOX News Channel’s Red Eye Covers Microaggressions at UNC

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 2:00pm

Microaggressions are pretty silly and no one makes fun of silly things better than Red Eye.

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Democrats Have No Plan to Deal With Student Debt

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:00am

We’ve heard lots of platitudes about free college in recent months but the amount of student debt already owed is staggering and this didn’t happen overnight.

The Hill reports.

Democrats MIA on student loans

The nation now owes close to $1.4 Trillion in student loan debt, up nearly $1 Trillion from 2008 when the...

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New Hires at U. Cincinnati Must Prove Commitment to Diversity

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 8:00am

Leftist political litmus tests are absolutely wrong. Everyone on the left would say so if the tables were turned.

Campus Reform reports.

UC requiring all new hires to prove commitment to diversity

The University of Cincinnati will now require prospective job applicants to summarize their commitment to diversity before being considered for a position...

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Rutgers Prof Thinks White Racism Led to Brexit

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

Have you noticed that lots of people on the left are having a total meltdown over the Brexit?

Red Alert Politics reports.

Rutgers Professor: White racism led to Brexit

An African-American women’s studies professor from Rutgers University is blaming the decision British citizens made to leave the European Union on white racism, according to CampusReform.

Brittney...

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Study of Mind Altering Drug Shut Down at NYU

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 2:00pm

A closer look at an NYU study on a mind altering drug revealed numerous violations so it was closed down.

The New York Times reports.

An N.Y.U. Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed

New York University’s medical school has quietly shut down eight studies at its prominent psychiatric research center and parted...

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Are You Ready For Darth Vader Studies?

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 11:00am

Star Wars mania has come to academia. Steven Hayward of Powerline notes this amazing find.

Academic Absurdity Of The Week: Darth Vader Studies

Just when you thought the Star Wars prequels couldn’t get any worse. You knew something like this was out there (“out there” in both senses of the term) in the...

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Prof Claims Promoting Anti-Abortion Views is a Microaggression

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:00am

This is the true purpose of leftist speech codes like microaggressions. Shutting down the opposition.

Campus Reform reports.

Prof: promoting ‘anti-abortion’ views is a microaggression

An “educational presentation” on Longwood University’s website claims that challenging someone’s pro-choice views or assuming they smoke weed are both microaggressions.

The presentation, which can be found on Longwood’s Diversity...

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Clemson Spends Millions on Athletics After Hiking Tuition

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

This is the sort of thing you can understand students wanting to protest. Even if the two factors aren’t related, the optics are terrible.

The Daily Caller reports.

Clemson Raises Tuition While Pumping Millions Into Athletics

After spending millions on athletic facilities and football staff, South Carolina’s Clemson University is raising tuition on students,...

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Prager University – Why Don’t Feminists Fight for Muslim Women?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the latest video from Prager University, activist and author Ayaan Hirsi Ali asks why feminists don’t stand up for women in Muslim countries.

Take a look below.

Here’s more information:

Are women oppressed in Muslim countries? What about in...

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Leftist Student Groups Prepare to Protest at Republican Convention

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 11:00am

The Democratic convention won’t be a walk in the park either but we’ll likely hear more about the GOP protests.

Campus Reform reports.

Leftist students to protest at GOP Convention

Several student groups from around the country are planning to join other socialist and progressive organizations to protest the Republican National Convention (RNC) in...

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‘Hate and Extremism’ Expert Says it is Conservatives Who Face Campus Discrimination

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 8:00am

This is absolutely true and completely ignored by the left because they believe they’re always the victims.

The College Fix reports.

‘Hate and extremism’ expert says campus conservatism faces discrimination, suppression

‘With regard to speaking on college campuses, conservatives are thoroughly well positioned with their contention that there is both passive and active discrimination...

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Monmouth U. to Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name on Campus Building

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Woodrow Wilson was a progressive and a racist so having his name on a building is problematic.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

Monmouth U. Will Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name on Campus Building

Monmouth University has decided to keep Woodrow Wilson’s name on a campus building that honors him, following discussions on the New...

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Purdue Launches New Program Designed to Reduce College Debt

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 2:00pm

The program involves agreeing to pay a percentage of future earnings.

FOX 59 News reported.

Purdue University launches program to combat student debt

Purdue University is enrolling the first round of students in a program that aims to combat student debt for those promising to pay a share of their future earnings for a...

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Complaints Pour in Over Speech Codes at University of Northern Colorado

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 11:00am

This school doesn’t understand that combating “bias” in speech only leads to censorship.

The Gazzette reports.

Complaints pile up over Colorado university speech regulations

Complaints are continuing to pile up after the University of Northern Colorado created a Bias Response Team to deal with behavior deemed to be offensive, including issues involving race, religion,...

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Christmas Vacation Now a Microaggression at UNC Chapel Hill

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 8:00am

The left is always looking for something new to be offended by.

The Daily Caller reports.

University Of North Carolina: CHRISTMAS VACATION Is A ‘Microagression’ Now

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill issued a guide this week which instructs students that Christmas vacations and telling a woman “I love your shoes!”...

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18 Year Old Students Faces 50 Years in Jail for Taking ‘Upskirt’ Photos

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 3:30pm

This student took photos up girls’ skirts without their consent and he’s facing 50 years in jail for it.

It’s a despicable crime for sure but, 50 years? Really?

FOX 6 Now reports.

18-year-old student accused of “upskirting” girls at University School of Milwaukee

An 18-year-old University School of Milwaukee student faces more than 50...

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Fossil Fuel Divestment Rejected at NYU

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 12:30pm

This is going to make the progressives on campus very unhappy. Oh well.

Campus Reform reports.

NYU rejects fossil fuel divestment as meaningless political statement

The New York University Board of Trustees rejected vehement demands from students to divest from fossil fuels because doing so would have amounted to a meaningless political statement.

According to...

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Students And Professors Upset About Layoffs at University of Chicago

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 9:30am

The University of Chicago is having serious financial problems and people are upset about it.

The Chicago Tribune reported.

University of Chicago professors, students upset by layoffs and school finances

culty members and student groups are pushing back against University of Chicago leadership and its ongoing effort to lay...

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Oberlin College Now Offering Buyouts to Faculty and Staff

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Posted by    Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 3:30pm

Is Oberlin starting to feel the effects of the higher ed bubble? This could be a sign.

Cleveland.com reports.

Oberlin College offers buyouts to faculty and staff

Oberlin College, in an effort to save several million dollars a year, has offered buyouts to 323 faculty and staff.

Buyout offers at colleges are rare but have...

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More College Students Are Turning to Entrepreneurship

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Posted by    Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 12:30pm

This is a very good trend. College aged people will be better off if they take control of their future.

The Huffington Post reports.

The Rise of Entrepreneurship Among College/Graduate Students and Young Professionals

For the past several years, Barbara Hou has gained valuable insights into entrepreneurship, and she shares them (along with other...

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