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Student Govt. at U. Toledo Sabotages Concealed Carry Initiative

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 4:00pm

On January 25th, College Insurrection reported that the College Republicans at the University of Toledo were working on a resolution to allow concealed carry on campus.

Brendan Pringle of the YAF blog now reports that the student government at the school has undermined the initiative.

Popular Concealed Carry Measure Undermined by Student Government

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Purdue Review – Gun Control is a Myth

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 1:00pm

In a new post at The Purdue Review, writer Amar Ali examines the new calls for gun control in the wake of the Newtown tragedy.

(The Myth of) Gun Control as a Panacea

In light of the horrific tragedy in Connecticut, liberals (not to be confused with leftists[i] ) have decided to take this...

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DePaul pro-abortion vandal has no right not to see things he doesn’t like

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:21am

College Insurrection has closely followed the story of a pro-life display which was vandalized at the Catholic school DePaul University, see here and here.

One of...

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The Key to Winning Liberal Minds on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 9:30am

Are you a conservative student? Have you ever argued with a liberal student? Here’s the key to winning over the mind of the liberal student… Don’t give them too much truth at once.

That’s the recommendation given by writer Ben Starnes in a clever piece at Intercollegiate Review.

Truth vs. Bleeding Heart Liberals

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Lehigh University Student Gets C+, Sues School for $1.3 Million

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 8:00am

Talk about taking a bad grade personally… Maybe instead of hiring a lawyer, this young lady could get herself a competent tutor.

Riley Yates of The Morning Call has the story.

Lehigh University student sues over grade, seeks $1.3 million

Megan Thode isn’t the first Lehigh University student who was unhappy with the grade...

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Professor – Don’t let the Constitution get in the way

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

As long as there are people who want to do away with aspects of our founding documents they find inconvenient, freedom loving Americans must defend those documents with vigor.

Professor David Tucker of Accuracy in Academia writes.

Why We Must Defend Our Founding Documents

Last Sunday, a law professor from Georgetown University, Louis Michael...

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Cornell Student Govt. Proposes “Social Justice” Course Requirement

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 9:30am

As you can imagine, not everyone is thrilled about this idea.

Bill Snyder of The Cornell Insider reports.

Petition Against Social Justice Requirement

Recently the Student Assembly proposed a social justice requirement for all colleges to adopt at Cornell.  This proposal would either require an additional course or replace an existing course with a...

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College Student – Southern Poverty Law Center Endangered My Life

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 8:00am

Anna Maria Hoffman is a student who was interning at the Family Research Council when Floyd Lee Corkins entered the building with the goal of killing as many people as possible. Corkins targeted the FRC because of a “hate map” on the SPLC website.

In a new post at the Counter Cultured...

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Abortion Loving Touré Welcomed at Catholic St. Louis University

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Posted by    Monday, February 11, 2013 at 7:42pm

MSNBC’s Touré isn’t shy about his explicit approval of abortion. One has to wonder if he noted the irony of the fact that he was able to speak at a Catholic college, but Ann Coulter was not.

Scott Greer of Campus Reform reports.

Catholic college hosted pro-choice speaker who thanked God for abortion

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Reed College Cuts Courses Involving Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs

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Posted by    Monday, February 11, 2013 at 5:30pm

This story should come as no surprise.

Eric Owens of The Daily Caller reports.

Courses involving tobacco, alcohol and drugs called off, censored at Reed College

In the early part of the 20th century, radical progressive pioneer Carrie Nation became notorious for fighting the scourge of alcohol by walking into saloons with a hatchet...

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Columbia Student Claims Was Sent to Psych Ward for Swearing at Professor

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Posted by    Monday, February 11, 2013 at 8:00am

Here’s a reminder to be careful not to lose your temper in the classroom. Still, who knew professors had this kind of power?

Neal Colgrass of Newser reports.

Student: I Was Hospitalized for Calling My Prof a Bitch

A student is suing Columbia University after he was hospitalized against his will...

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Texas A&M Paid Actor Danny Glover $27,000 for Speech Bashing 2nd Amendment

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 8:18am

This is an update in a series of reports here at College Insurrection

On January 22nd, we reported that actor Danny Glover gave a talk at Texas A&M in which he incorrectly claimed that the 2nd Amendment was created to suppress black slaves and take land from Native Americans.

On January 25th, we...

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Female Students Turning to “Sugar Daddies” to Pay for School

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 9:30am

My College Insurrection colleague Leslie Eastman recently reported on a number of ways college students are selling themselves to pay off student loans.

Now Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner reports another sad development in this arena.

Coeds turning to ‘sugar daddies’ to pay tuition

The ever-soaring price of college tuition, coupled with a...

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Teacher Suspended for Stomping American Flag

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Posted by    Monday, January 14, 2013 at 2:00pm

When I saw the story below, the first person I thought of was Bill Ayers, the retired college professor who was a personal friend of President Obama.

Check out this photo of Bill Ayers proudly standing on the American Flag.

Now meet the new America hating left, same as the old America hating left.

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Northwestern Student to Rahm Emanuel — How About School Choice?

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:00am

Alex Entz of the Northwestern Chronicle has penned an open letter to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel suggesting that school choice would improve education in the windy city. I applaud Mr. Entz for his excellent letter and well formed points, but these two factors cannot be underestimated.

1. Chicago and public education are...

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Burlington College conservative student calls for a Media Revolution

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Posted by    Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 2:21pm

In the piece below, Colin Snell of The College Conservative calls for a conservative media revolution and in doing so he makes a point I’ve been making for years. FOX News should put Red Eye on earlier.

With a few small programming changes, FOX News could give college students a real alternative...

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USA Today features undergrad career advice from … Beyoncé?

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Posted by    Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 12:21pm

NOTE: This is not a parody. This is not The Onion.

This is real “news” from Upma Kapoor of USA Today.

Advice for your undergraduate career from Beyoncé

The ever-changing landscape of pop music features bandwagons that are irresistibly enticing to join. Recently, we have witnessed...

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There’s No More Obamamania on College Campuses

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Posted by    Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:58am

Anyone shocked?

From The Washington Post.

4 years after ‘Obamamania,’ excitement over presidential race wanes on college campuses

ELMHURST, Ill. — What a difference four years can make.

In 2008, college campuses were filled with campaign posters and political rallies — and frenzy. Remember “Obamamania?” This year, it’s difficult to find a college student who’s...

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Rutgers Assistant Professor Says Racism Is Everywhere

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:23am

An Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University named Sylvia Chan-Malik will chair a panel on racial profiling there on October 1st. She sees racism everywhere.

Fredda Sacharow of Rutgers Today recently interviewed Ms. Chan-Malik.

Here’s a key excerpt.

Rutgers Today: Has the nation become more tolerant of...

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Vanderbilt Torch Book Review: Jonah Goldberg’s “Tyranny of Clichés”

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Posted by    Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:16am

One of the highlights of my summer was getting the opportunity to meet Jonah Goldberg in Boston. Here’s my condensed report: Jonah Goldberg is really tall, really smart and really funny.

I must admit, I haven’t finished reading my signed copy of his new book but Sam Adkisson of The Vanderbilt Torch...

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Broke College Students Now Selling Their Bodies for Cash

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 4:25pm

What a sad state of affairs.

When I was in college in the 90’s and needed money, I got a job in retail. Apparently, those jobs are no longer available in Obama’s America.

Blake Elllis of CNN reports.

Broke college students turn to fertility clinics, sugar daddies

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — What do sugar daddies,...

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Meet the Team – Aleister

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:00am

Hello College Insurrection readers!

You may know me as Aleister of American Glob.

You may also remember me as the guy who created this video.

I’m still writing at American Glob but now I’m writing here too. I’m very grateful to William Jacobson for the opportunity to join the Insurrection team and I look...

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