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Iowa State is Building a Diversity and Equality Team

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

This doesn’t sound Orwellian at all, does it?

The Gazette reports.

Iowa State University building equality, diversity team

Iowa State University will debut a new equal opportunity director next month, marking its second administrative hire under the diversity and inclusion umbrella since fall.

Margo Foreman, associate director of the Office of Equal Opportunity at Indiana...

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Baby is Born And Then Dies in University of Illinois Dorm Room

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

A sad story. The situation is now being investigated by law enforcement.

NBC News Chicago reports.

Baby Born, Dies in University of Illinois Dorm Room

University of Illinois police say they are investigating the birth and death of a baby in a campus dormitory.

Police s...

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Right Handed People Are The New Privileged Group on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 11:00am

The left comes up with this stuff faster than average people can make fun of it.

Campus Reform reported.

New Orleans student gov. leader says ‘right-handed people’ need to check their privilege

A University of New Orleans student government executive argues that aside from white males, college students, U.S. citizens, and even right-handers need...

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Wheaton College Imposes Diversity Requirements

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 8:00am

Leftist policies are so great they have to be required.

The College Fix reports.

Evangelical college imposes diversity requirements as controversial black professor leaves

Wheaton College’s provost of 20 years is stepping down after a contentious few months in which a theological dispute with a black professor has brought to light debates on how...

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Prof in UK Suspended for Appearing in Porn With College Girls

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

This man is 61 years old which adds a rather grotesque dimension to the story.

The Daily Caller reports.

61-Year-Old Professor Faces Suspension For Starring In HARDCORE PORN With College-Aged Women

A 61-year-old chemical engineering professor has reportedly been suspended from his job for appearing in a series of porn films with women roughly...

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Prager University – Is Government Ever Big Enough?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, William Voegeli of the Claremont Review points out that government never gets smaller, even when it fails to fix problems.

Take a look.

Here’s more information:

Can the government ever be too big? How much spending is enough spending? And if there can be too much spending,...

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Student Group in Wisconsin Protests ‘Oppressive’ Standardized Tests

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 11:00am

Standardized testing is apparently oppressive now. What are these students going to do when they’re confronted with reality in the real world?

Campus Reform reports.

‘BlackOut’ student protesters demand end to ‘oppressive’ standardized testing

Protesters interrupted the University of Wisconsin system’s Board of Regents meeting for a third time last week, demanding the end...

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College Students Now Demanding Safe Spaces from Border Patrol Agents

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8:00am

The reason college students are focused on the border patrol is because they go to campuses to offer students jobs.

The horror!

The College Fix reports.

College students demand safe spaces from border patrol agents

‘Blatant disregard to undocumented students’ safety and well-being …’

A new crusade has emerged among college students who insist on insulation...

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Higher Education at Risk of Falling Apart in Illinois

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

The budget crisis in Illinois is out of control and threatens the future of higher ed in the state.

Reboot Illinois reports.

Budget Crisis “On The Verge Of Dismantling” Illinois Higher Education System

University presidents and other Illinois higher education officials on Thursday told lawmakers they must decide what they want from the state’s...

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The Hits Keep Coming For Mizzou

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 2:00pm

A recent editorial from Investors’ Business Daily explains what’s happening at the University of Missouri.

A Message For Higher Ed From Mizzou’s 1,500 Missing Students

Education Bubble: The University of Missouri reported a near-25% drop in student enrollment following its unrest. This is the result of political correctness run amok, weak university leadership...

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University to Spend $400K Studying Academic Performance of Stoned Students

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 11:00am

This seems like an awfully expensive study. Don’t we already know the outcome?

The Daily Caller reports.

Public University Will Spend $402,249 Studying Academic Performance Of STONED COLLEGE STUDENTS

A trio of researchers at the taxpayer-funded University of Northern Colorado will spend $402,249 on a study investigating how heavy marijuana use by college students...

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Students at Cal Poly Vote to Oppose Oil Trains

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 8:00am

When Climate Change is your religion, anything associated with oil is bad.

Campus Reform reports.

Cal Poly students vote to oppose oil trains

The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors last month voted to pass a resolution to voice their opposition to the Phillips...

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University of Washington Spends Thousands of Tax Dollars on Snuggies

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 3:30pm

What a responsible way to handle hard earned tax dollars.

The Daily Caller reports.

University Of Washington Blows Thousands Of Taxpayer Dollars On Custom Snuggies

Employees at the University of Washington (UW) blew thousands of dollars in taxpayer funds intended to foster scientific research on purchases such as deluxe Snuggies and tableware, a recent...

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Chapel Vandalized at Northwestern University

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 12:30pm

What kind of person vandalizes a holy place?

WGN News reported.

Vandals strike at Northwestern University’s Alice Millar Chapel

Northwestern University officials are investigating offensive graffiti that was spray painted in Alice Millar Chapel.

The incident reportedly happened sometime Thursday night. The graffiti was spray-painted on walls,...

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Harvard Sexual-Assault Task Force Recommends Eradication of Male-Only Clubs

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 9:30am

The war on men continues unabated.

The College Fix reports.

Harvard sexual-assault task force recommends nonstop training, eradication of male-only clubs

A Harvard University task force released its final report on sexual-assault prevention, and without hesitation, President Drew Faust approved its recommendations in an email to the campus.

Many will closely scrutinize what students do...

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Muslim Group at Princeton Wants School to “Condemn” Christie’s Trump Endorsement

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Posted by    Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 3:30pm

It will be interesting to see if the school responds to this in any way.

The Princeton Tory reports.

Muslim Advocacy Group to U.: “Condemn” Christie’s Trump Endorsement

In an open letter which was circulated to undergraduate email lists on Wednesday, a group of students called Muslim Advocates for Social Justice & Individual Dignity...

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Editorial Says Free Speech Needs a Safe Space on Campus

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Posted by    Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 12:30pm

Lots of people in media are starting to notice that we have a serious free speech problem on campus.

This editorial appeared in the Press Enterprise.

EDITORIAL: Free speech needs campus ‘safe space’

Students at the University of Pittsburgh are up in arms about a speech Feb. 29 by conservative activist and Breitbart.com tech...

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San Diego State ‘Multicultural Coalition’ Demands Free Stuff and Money

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Posted by    Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 9:30am

They sound like Bernie Sanders supporters.

The College Fix reports.

SDSU ‘Multicultural Coalition’ demands: Give us free stuff and more money

Student activists at San Diego State are the latest to publish a list of demands, and roughly half of the demands involve their insistence that they deserve free stuff and more money.

The 20-item...

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Censorship Still an Issue at Iowa State

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Posted by    Friday, March 11, 2016 at 5:00pm

It’s astonishing that free speech remains an issue at so many universities.

The FIRE blog reports.

Despite Multiple Legal Setbacks, Iowa State’s Desire to Censor Remains Strong

Important questions about the state of free speech on campus are still evolving in Iowa, where FIRE recently announced a victory after a federal court ordered Iowa...

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U. Illinois at Chicago in a Panic Over Donald Trump Visit

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Posted by    Friday, March 11, 2016 at 2:00pm

A Republican is coming to campus? Quick, everybody panic!

The Daily Caller reports.

Students And Professors Are FREAKING OUT Because Trump Is Speaking On Their Chicago Campus

Students and professors at the University of Illinois at Chicago are freaking out because Donald Trump is scheduled to appear on Friday evening on campus at the...

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Democrats Dismiss Concerns About Censorship on Campus

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Posted by    Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00am

Democrats don’t care about this issue because it’s mostly conservative voices which are being silenced.

Campus Reform reports.

Congressional Dems dismiss concerns about censorship on campus

At a congressional hearing last week, Rep. Peter Roskam condemned the “out of control” politically correct culture used to justify censorship at tax-exempt colleges and universities.

“Every single year,...

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University System of Georgia Makes Improvements for Due Process on Campus

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Posted by    Friday, March 11, 2016 at 8:00am

Let’s hope this is the beginning of a trend and not an isolated incident.

Ashe Schow reports at the Washington Examiner.

Georgia college students just got a little more due process

Students attending schools that are part of the University System of Georgia will be better able to defend themselves from false accusations of...

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