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Are Millennials going to become the great Libertarian generation?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 5:00pm

Are Millennials going to become the great Libertarian generation?

A recent post at the Students for Liberty blog by James Padilioni Jr. seems to suggest so.

Millennial Libertarianism: A Manifesto

Much talk is often made within Students For Liberty about defining a second wave of libertarianism. Alexander McCobin has spoken publicly  on this topic, and...

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Harvard Mulls Installation of Student Nap Room

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 12:30pm

A nap room? What’s next, snack time?

In all fairness to Harvard, all that fussing about conservatives must be very tiring.

College Fix Editor Nathan Harden reports.

Zzzzzz: Harvard May Install a Student ‘Nap Room’

You know how in preschool, all the little kids lay down for “nap time” every afternoon? Well, Harvard students may...

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Brown U. Professor Speaking at Duke Decries ‘Inclusive Racism’

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 9:30am

What is ‘inclusive racism’ you ask? It’s the non-racist racism of racism and racist racism or something. And racism.

Didn’t liberals tell us Obama’s presidency would usher in a new age of racial harmony?

Patton Callaway of The Duke Chronicle reports.

Brown professor criticizes ‘inclusive racism’

Tricia Rose, author and professor of Africana Studies at...

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College Students Flood (Less Dangerous) Cancun for Spring Break

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Posted by    Monday, March 4, 2013 at 5:30pm

Apparently, everyone is going to Cancun this year because other destinations in Mexico have been deemed too dangerous.

Of course, less dangerous doesn’t equal safe.

Report by Katie Davies of the Daily Mail UK.

American students are flooding Cancun for Spring Break amid fears that other Mexican resort towns are ‘too dangerous’ for tourists

Tens...

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Emory Student Remembers Andrew Breitbart

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Posted by    Monday, March 4, 2013 at 2:00pm

David Giffin of the College Conservative has written a touching remembrance of Andrew Breitbart, a year after his passing.

A Year Later – Remembering Breitbart

One year ago today, Andrew Breitbart passed away. Since then, he has been missed by many – including me.

I never met Breitbart. I’d only been a writer for...

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Concerned Millennials Join Paul Ryan to Denounce Debt

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Posted by    Monday, March 4, 2013 at 11:00am

T. Elliot Gaiser of The Heritage Foundation reports on a press conference in which Paul Ryan was joined by a group of concerned Millennials to denounce the debt their generation is on course to inherit.

Millennials: How the Debt Impacts Us (VIDEO)


The growing national debt demands immediate attention and real solutions from...

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Rollins College Nixes Dorm Room Bible Study

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Posted by    Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:30am

Rollins College was the subject of another post here at College Insurrection just recently for telling Christian student groups that they had to accept non-Christians in leadership positions. Now this.

What is going on at Rollins College?

Jessica Chasmar of The Washington Times reports.

Florida college shuts...

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Harvard Crimson President Defends Anti-Conservative Editorial

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Posted by    Monday, March 4, 2013 at 8:00am

College Insurrection recently reported on a controversial piece at the Harvard Crimson which urged conservatives not to apply to the school.

Harvard Crimson president Bobby Samuels was on The Kudlow Report this weekend and responded to criticism of the piece.

Via The Daily Caller.

 
 
 

LSU College Republicans seek unified voice of campus conservatives

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Posted by    Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 6:30pm

Here at College Insurrection, we love to post stories about freedom loving young people on college campuses.

This is one of them.

Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz of The Daily Reveille reports.

College Republicans aim to identify all conservative voices on campus

The University group College Republicans is evolving to become the voice of all conservatives on campus.

With...

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Concealed Carry on Campus for Me but not for Thee

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Posted by    Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 3:19pm

What would you think about a state legislature that approves concealed carry for college faculty and staff but not for students?

That’s what just happened in Arkansas.

Scott Greer of Campus Reform reports.

Arkansas House votes to allow concealed carry on campus for teachers and faculty, but not students

The Arkansas House of Representatives overwhelmingly...

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College Students Sink Deeper into Debt

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Posted by    Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 11:00am

A new report from Walter Hamilton of the Los Angeles Times shows the debt problem among college students is not improving.

In fact, it’s getting worse.

Debt problems grow worse for college students

Families aren’t saving enough for college, students are falling deeper into debt and nearly 13% of graduates owe more than $50,000,...

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Carolina Review – Republicans Should Focus More on Minorities

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 5:00pm

In a new post at Carolina Review, writer Lea Palmer argues that in order to survive the GOP must increase its appeal to minority voters.

Change in Tactics

There is no question that the Republican Party is slowly disappearing. Its current path will be unable to sustain itself for much longer and for...

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College Students Call for Concealed Carry on Campus

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1:38pm

Dr. Susan Berry of Breitbart reports that more college students are now calling for the right to carry concealed weapons.

College Students Seek Right to Concealed Carry on Campus

Since the 2007 shooting rampage at Virginia Tech, which left 33 people dead, gun-rights advocates have made the right to carry concealed weapons on...

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Wabash Student – The Free Market Isn’t Stupid

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 9:30am

Cristian Lopac of Wabash College, writing at The College Conservative, is absolutely right, the free market isn’t stupid.

The problem is that Obama thinks we are.

The Free Market Isn’t Stupid

President Obama continues to espouse liberal thought in all areas. Recently, he remarked, in regards to government cuts “These cuts are not smart....

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Rollins College Says Christian Groups Must Accept Non-Christian Leaders

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 8:00am

Here we go again. Do any college administrators read higher-ed related news?

Paging The FIRE…

College Fix Editor Nathan Harden reports.

College Says Christian Student Groups Must Accept Non-Christian Leaders

Rollins College in central Florida has...

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Some Gay Students at U New Mexico Feel ‘Threatened’ by Presence of Chick-fil-A on Campus

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:00am

Joe Schoffstall of CNS News has a new report that looks like something out of The Onion.

Have you ever felt threatened by a chicken sandwich?

Gay Students Say They Feel Threatened By Chick-fil-A’s Presence, But School Board Votes Vendor Can Stay

A group of liberal students at the University of New Mexico tried...

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Jewish Students at Cornell Denounce Anti-Israel Vandalism

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 9:30am

William Jacobson has reported extensively about the hateful BDS movement at Legal Insurrection, most recently at Oxford.

Akane Otani of The Cornell Daily Sun reports that posters for Hillel have been vandalized on campus.

Jewish Students Denounce Defacement of Hillel Posters

Jewish students are decrying the anonymous distribution of anti-Israel posters in the Noyes...

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Whiny Harvard Crimson crybabies tell conservatives not to enroll if they plan on bashing Harvard as too liberal

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Posted by    Friday, March 1, 2013 at 7:30am

Aww, the staff of The Harvard Crimson is pretty sensitive about criticism of Harvard from conservative alums like Bill O’Reilly and Ted Cruz.

The thin-skinned editors warn conservatives who plan on bashing Harvard after graduation as being too liberal to stay away.

Grow up, you babies.  Or, if you don’t want to grow up, then pl...

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U. Michigan Tries Charging Navy Vet Out of State Tuition Because He Served in Iraq

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Posted by    Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 3:00pm

This is so dumb on so many levels. Obviously, the Navy vet wasn’t living in Iraq, he was serving in Iraq.

And how about the geniuses in the administration at the University of Michigan? Way to honor America’s heroes, folks!

Liz Klimas of The Blaze reports.

Veteran Returns to College After Serving in Navy…and...

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Oregon “Tuition Equity” Hearing Lacked Diversity of Thought

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Posted by    Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 12:02pm

As we recently reported here at College Insurrection, one of the new liberal buzz words on campus is tuition equity. The topic recently got a hearing at the Oregon State Capitol and Gabriella Morrongiello of Young Americans for Freedom went there to testify.

Here’s her report from the YAF blog.

Tuition Equity Hearing...

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Affirmative Action controversy at the Harvard Law Review

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Posted by    Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 8:00am

Who should be an editor at the Harvard Law Review?

It no longer matters who’s best qualified for the job.  In today’s PC culture, it’s all about appearances and the Harvard Law Review is no exception.

Carl Straumstein of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Harvard Law Review to consider gender in editor selection process

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No tolerance for Catholics on most campuses

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 5:30pm

This is a special time of year for Catholics the world over. It’s the season of lent which culminates in the holiday of Easter.

Yet according to a report by Malcolm A. Kline of Accuracy in Academia, some folks in academia take pleasure in promoting anti-Catholic hate.

Catholic Bashing In Academia

For Lent, Catholics...

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