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Students could be expelled for shouting down campus speakers under North Carolina bill

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Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Is the pendulum beginning to swing back in the opposite direction now?

The College Fix reports.

Students could be expelled for shouting down campus speakers under North Carolina bill

Not only is Georgia Tech facing the wrath of a powerful lawmaker who wants to can its president for not protecting due-process rights – now...

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UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Sued for Sexual Harassment

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Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 2:00pm

The suit has been filed by a former executive assistant at the law school.

The Daily Californian reports.

Dean of UC Berkeley School of Law sued for sexual harassment

The dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law is being sued by his executive assistant for sexual harassment, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

The...

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Yale Students Want School to Divest From Private Prisons

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Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 11:00am

Is anyone going to college to learn anymore or is it all just about activism?

The Yale Daily News reports.

Students demand private prison divestment

A fledgling group of Yale undergraduates is demanding that the University divest from for-profit prisons — the latest attempt by students to use the endowment as a tool for...

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Harsh Reality Comes to Mizzou In Aftermath of Protests

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Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:00am

The University of Missouri is paying a heavy price for the protests of last fall.

FOX Sports reports.

Mizzou Protests Lead to Plunge In Freshmen, Massive Budget Deficits

TRIGGER WARNING:

The fallout from the fake Mizzou protests continues to destablize the University of Missouri. Today the interim chancellor of the...

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Students at Cornell ‘Demand’ Asian-American Studies Major

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

Is anyone else getting tired of demands from college students?

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Students ‘Demand’ an Asian-American Studies Major

Students associated with the Asian Pacific Americans for Action at Cornell University (APAA) are demanding the University create an Asian-American Studies major beginning next semester.

In a letter, anonymous students argue that, “The University...

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College Students Talking About the American Dream Will Make You Weep for the Future

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

Campus Reform recently spoke to some college students about the American Dream and which politicians they prefer.

Be sure you’re sitting down to watch this.

Here’s more.

VIDEO: College students think free handouts are the way...

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Western Washington University’s War on History

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:00am

Social Justice Warriors at WWU seem to have completely forgotten the point of going to college.

Robby Soave writes at the Daily Beast.

The College That Wants to Ban ‘History’

Students at Western Washington University have reached a turning point in their campus’s hxstory. (For one thing, they’re now spelling it with an X—more...

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How ‘Sensitivity Fascists’ Are Ruining Colleges

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:00am

In a new column at the New York Post, the editors tear into the special snowflake crowd.

‘Sensitivity’ fascists are turning colleges into day-care centers

How will today’s college students function once they leave campus and find the world no giant “safe space” protecting them from things they don’t want to hear?

University of...

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Law School Grad Suing Her School Because She Can’t Find a Job

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

If this lawsuit holds up, thousands more like it will follow.

The New York Times reports.

Law Graduate Gets Her Day in Court, Suing Law School

Nearly a decade has passed since an aspiring young lawyer in California, Anna Alaburda, graduated in the top tier of her class, passed the state bar exam and...

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Prager University – Did Bush Lie About Iraq?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, journalist Judith Miller sets the record straight on George W. Bush and Iraq.

Watch below.

Here’s more information.

Did George W. Bush lie to America about Saddam Hussein having weapons of mass destruction? Judith Miller, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, covered the lead up to the Iraq War...

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University Caves to Student Activists’ Demand for Microaggression Reporting System

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

It’s amazing how many schools have caved to leftist demands like this one.

The College Fix reports.

Evangelical university caves to student activists’ demand for microaggression reporting system

Hiring is inherently racist

Social justice warriors scored another victory last week, convincing an evangelical university that Jesus favors a microaggression reporting system.

Seattle Pacific University’s administration folded...

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University Spends Time And Money on Study of Feminism and Glaciers

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

This sounds like something out of The Onion but it’s completely real.

Robby Soave reports at Reason.

This University of Oregon Study on Feminizing Glaciers Might Make You Root for Trump

What does gender theory have to do with climate change and the depiction of glaciers in popular culture? You can decide for yourself...

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UC Santa Barbara Student Government Votes For Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

Good for these students! We need more free speech, not less.

The FIRE blog reports.

Student Government at UC Santa Barbara Votes to Support Free Speech on Campus

On March 2, 2016, the Associated Students Senate of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) voted in favor of a resolution asking administrators to protect...

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Young Americans for Freedom Chapter in California Called ‘Hate Group’

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 2:00pm

The left just can’t stand college students who don’t get in line.

The College Fix reports.

California State-LA chapter of Young Americans for Freedom called ‘hate group,’ ‘KKK’

After protesters’ efforts at thwarting conservative speaker Ben Shapiro from delivering a talk last week were unsuccessful, campus progressives have turned their attention to the group...

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University of Pittsburgh Students Traumatized by Gay Conservative

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 11:00am

Milo Yiannopoulos strikes again.

The Pitt News reports.

Students speak out against Yiannopoulos

In the spirit of free speech, Pitt’s Student Government Board passed the microphone Tuesday to a line of students speaking out about a controversial speaker whose visit SGB partially funded.

At its public meeting in Nordy’s Place, students packed the William Pitt...

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Trump’s Refusal to be Politically Correct Appeals to Many College Students

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 8:00am

This article from Robby Soave of Reason is a couple weeks old but we just noticed it now and thought it was worth sharing.

How Political Correctness Caused College Students to Cheer for Trump

Surely, there’s no place less likely to become the site of an impromptu Trump rally than a college campus....

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Diversity isn’t Working so Well at Dartmouth

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 5:00pm

The Ivy League school is trying to make things better but it’s not working out.

Dartblog reports.

Diversity Efforts Make Things Worse

If you have ever wondered how it can be that two generations of affirmative action and diversity besottedness have brought us to the worst campus race relations in memory, the Senior Fellow...

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Trump Had a Super Tuesday With Young Voters

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 3:30pm

Trump did better than young people than expected.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Super Tuesday: Trump wins big with young voters, breaks turnout records

No way to cut it, Donald Trump had a good night on Super Tuesday — winning at least six states and leading in another one as of the writing of this article.

Trump...

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Norovirus Outbreaks Hit College Campuses Around the Country

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 12:30pm

Take care of yourselves, college students.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Infected

Outbreaks of norovirus on college campuses in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania in the last month have sickened hundreds of students, and a handful of new cases have recently been confirmed at the University of California at Berkeley.

Miami University of Ohio reached roughly 200...

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Student Takes Stand Against Prof for the Bible

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 9:30am

Why is the Bible a subject of controversy on campus?

The College Fix reports.

Prof: ‘Don’t take this class if you believe the Bible is infallible’ — One student’s brave reply

“Don’t take this class if you believe the Bible is inspired or infallible.”

That was how a professor at UC Berkeley had launched his...

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Student Claims Sorority Rush Counts as Hazing Because it’s Stressful

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 3:30pm

Imagine how difficult the real world is going to be for this student.

The College Fix reports.

Sorority rush counts as hazing because it’s stressful and makes girls cry, student argues

ANALYSIS: Is sorority rush a safe space?

‘After six hours of judgment and insecurity … it’s hard and confusing to leave a house after...

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College Republicans at Purdue Talk GOP Politics

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 12:30pm

The College Republicans at Purdue are starting to plug into the 2016 race.

The Purdue Review reports.

Student Republicans speak out

A quick poll on candidate loyalty by show of hand at the Feb. 25th Purdue College Republicans meeting revealed that support was split between three top contenders for the GOP primary. Several hands...

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