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University of Minnesota Moves to Protect Free Speech

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 12:30pm

A slow but steady push back against the efforts of those who shout down speakers on campus is finally starting to materialize.

The Washington Post reports.

University of Minnesota’s proposed free speech protections would be “the most comprehensive to date”

Last week the University of Minnesota Senate began to take up the issue of...

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Political Correctness is Now Ruining College Humor Publications

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 9:30am

This isn’t surprising since we already know many famous comedians are now avoiding college campuses.

The College Fix reports.

College humor publications stick to ‘politically correct’ jokes as a rule of thumb now

The humor publication at the University of California-Santa Cruz pioneered the next generation of college comedy back in 2010: The Fish...

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University of California to Spend Over $8 Million on Illegal Immigrant Students

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

The next time students at the University of California protest about the cost of tuition, they should be reminded of this.

NBC News reports.

University of California Announces $8.4 Million in Support for Undocumented Students

On Wednesday, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced a new...

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VIDEO: Seattle University Students Struggle to Explain Difference Between Male and Female

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

The Family Policy Institute of Washington recently visited the campus of Seattle University and asked students some pretty simple questions about the difference between men and women.

This video will make you want to put your head through a wall. Watch below.

 
 
 

DePaul University Students Seek Safe Space From Gay Conservative

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:00am

Milo Yiannopoulos strikes again, this time at DePaul University.

Mediaite reports.

Another College Campus Seeks ‘Safe Space’ From Free Speech of Milo Yiannopoulos

Openly-gay conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos is at it again, trying to arrange another on-campus threesome between freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, and freedom of speech. Once again, though, the allegedly...

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Cornell Republicans Want to Make America Great Again

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:00am

Republican students at Cornell are warming to the candidacy of Donald Trump.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

Cornell Republicans Flock to Trump, Fearing Clinton

Many members of Cornell Republicans have said they plan to rally behind ‘presumptive’ presidential nominee Donald Trump, citing the urgency of barring former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from the...

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Emory University Panel Deems Trump Chalkings Protected Forms of Expression

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Posted by    Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 5:00pm

Emory needed a special panel to figure this out? What a bizarre turn of events.

Eugene Volokh reports at the Washington Post.

Emory University Open Expression committee opinion on Trump chalkings, ‘Mein Trumpf’ poster and other matters

Emory University’s Standing Committee for Open Expression — an official university body — has just issued another...

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Women at Harvard Protest New Single-Sex Club Policy

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Posted by    Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 2:00pm

Lots of people at Harvard are unhappy about the new policy but it’s the women on campus who are protesting.

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The Thought Police Are Real at the University of Oregon

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Posted by    Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:00am

George Orwell was an amateur compared to the modern American university.

Reason reports.

The University of Oregon’s Thought Police Investigate Students for Saying Anything

“A staff member reported that residents made inappropriate gender-based comments. A [Bias Response Team] Case Manager referred the case to Sexual Violence Support Services.” – a “bias incident” summary

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Governor Scott Walker and University System President Cause Stir Over Tenure

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Posted by    Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 8:00am

Is tenure for college presidents going to become a thing of the past?

Inside Higher Ed reports.

No More ‘Job for Life’

Ray Cross, president of the University of Wisconsin System, wrote in a March email to the vice president of the system’s Board of Regents, who was chairing a task force on controversial...

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Conservative Minority Student Speaks Out About Being Targeted At Claremont

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 5:00pm

Some students at Claremont have been targeting minority students who won’t get in line.

One student spoke out this week on FOX News.

 
 
 

Harvard Law Prof Suggests Treating Conservative Christians Like Nazis

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 2:00pm

It’s astounding that someone who teaches at Harvard could get away with saying something so horrible.

The Daily Signal reports.

Harvard Law Professor Says Treat Conservative Christians Like Nazis

Liberals, stop being so defensive. That’s the message of Harvard law professor Mark Tushnet in a new post at Balkinization, titled “Abandoning Defensive Crouch Liberal...

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MIT Symposium Asks if Islamophobia is Accelerating Global Warming

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 11:00am

People assume everyone at MIT id wicked smart. That’s obviously not true.

This was the subject of a real symposium. From MIT’s website.

Is Islamophobia Accelerating Global Warming?

This talk examines the relation between Islamophobia as the dominant form of racism today and the ecological crisis. It looks at the three common ways in...

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Student Government at U. Chicago Tables Resolution That Would Strengthen Free Speech

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 8:00am

FIRE has given the University of Chicago outstanding marks on free speech. Naturally, some students want to change that.

The Chicago Maroon reports.

Student Government Tables Free Speech Resolution

Last night, Student Government’s (SG) General Assembly voted to indefinitely table a resolution reaffirming the University’s commitment to free expression. Specifically, it referred to recent...

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Member of Obama Administration Deemed Too Conservative to Speak at Georgetown

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

It’s starting to look like students are protesting campus speakers just to exercise power.

The Daily Caller reports.

The Latest Campus Speaker Denounced As Too Conservative Is An Obama Cabinet Secretary

Students at Georgetown University are protesting against the school’s choice of commencement speaker because he enforced the law by deporting illegal immigrants.

Secretary of...

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Prager University – Be a Man. Get Married.

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, Brad Wilcox, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia outlines the social and economic benefits for men who get married.

Watch below.

Here’s more information.

Is bachelor life really the good life? Playing the field, traveling the world, and focusing on career sounds better...

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U. Oklahoma Launches 24/7 Hotline to Report Discrimination

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 11:00am

Why are colleges such hotbeds of discrimination when they’re controlled by liberals?

Campus Reform reports.

University of Oklahoma launches bilingual 24/7 ‘Bias Hotline’

Students at the University of Oklahoma can now avail themselves of a bias incident hotline operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to combat unreported incidents...

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College Students Create List of “Shady” Persons of Color Who Won’t Conform

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 8:00am

The students who created this list are leftists. They’re targeting people who don’t agree with them.

The Claremont Independent reported.

SJWS Create ‘Shady Person Of Color’ List To Target Dissenters

During the height of the racial protests at Claremont McKenna College last November, CMCers of Color issued a list...

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Unvaccinated Calvin College Students Could be Barred From Campus

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

Many schools are experiencing a problem with mumps so this isn’t unexpected news.

MLive reports.

Unvaccinated college students may be barred from campus if mumps confirmed

Calvin College students who have no record of being vaccinated for mumps have been contacted and advised that come Monday, May 9 they may be required to leave...

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Cornell Dining Hall Employees Worry Union Makes Some Workers Lazy

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

It’s extremely difficult to fire union members and some people are taking advantage.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

Cornell Dining Employees Concerned by Union’s Effect on Worker Motivation

Cornell dining employees in its labor union raised concerns about ‘chronic worker problems’ and poor food quality in dining halls in advance of the triennial elections...

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Bernie Sanders Campaigns at Rutgers University

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:00am

Bernie Sanders held a campaign event at Rutgers University and no conservatives showed up to protest or shout him down.

Imagine that.

WPIX reports.

Bernie Sanders staging campaign rally at Rutgers University

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is in New Jersey for a campaign rally at the state’s flagship university.

Hundreds of people...

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Students at U. Denver Told That Fake Mustaches Are Dehumanizing

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8:00am

Fake mustaches are apparently no longer a novelty or a joke but a serious dehumanizing form of racism.

Campus Reform reported.

Chancellor of inclusive excellence: fake mustaches ‘dehumanizing’

Students at the University of Denver were advised against wearing sombreros and fake mustaches on Cinco de Mayo in order to avoid “dehumanizing” the traditions of...

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