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Florida State Student Caught in Deadly And Gruesome Attack on Couple

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a weird and horrific attack, a Florida State student stabbed a couple and was caught biting the male victim’s face.

Time reports.

College Student Tries to Bite Man’s Face Off After Stabbing Him to Death, Police Say

A 19-year-old college student in Florida grunted and growled as he allegedly attacked a married couple,...

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Why Does Mizzou Website Still Display Melissa Click’s Résumé?

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Melissa Click hasn’t worked at Mizzou for quite a while now. What’s the deal?

The Daily Caller reports.

Mizzou Still Displays Melissa Click’s Résumé SIX MONTHS After She Was Fired For Mob Violence Threat

Nearly six months after the board of curators at the University of Missouri fired mass communication professor Melissa Click for...

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U. New Mexico Warns Staff About Using Terms Like Crazy And Psycho

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 8:00am

The speech police are back and this time they’re at the University of New Mexico.

UNM warns staff that terms like ‘crazy,’ ‘psycho’ can ‘stigmatize’ colleagues

The University of New Mexico (UNM) is the latest university to join the long list of institutions that mandate sensitivity training for staff.

The Daily Lobo reports that...

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Pitzer College Leaders Perplexed by Student Request for Non-White Roommate

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

We reported on this last week but the story has gone national and now the leaders of Pitzer College are in a real bind.

Of course, if white students did this they’d probably be expelled.

FOX News reported.

Pitzer College Leaders Can’t Agree If It’s OK for Students to Advertise for Non-Wh...

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Prager University – Love Needs Laughs

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the latest video from Prager University, Comedian Yakov Smirnoff explains how laughter is a key to happy relationships and can even serve as a gauge for a couple’s success.

He’s pretty funny in the process, too.

Here’s more information.

How do you know if your relationship is going in the right direction? Is...

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Two Buildings at U. Oregon Could be Renamed Due to Racial Concerns

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 11:00am

Situations like this have nothing to do with the name. This is about power, plain and simple.

Campus Reform reports.

U. of Oregon may rename two buildings over racial concerns

Two buildings named for allegedly racist men at the University of Oregon will likely be renamed after a Black Lives Matter-affiliated student group presented...

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College President Urges Professors to Attack “Trump’s Bigotry”

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8:00am

Isn’t this a bit like Dean Wormer of Animal House trying to protect the establishment?

Red Alert Politics reports.

College president tells professors to attack “Trump’s bigotry”

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Ripon College President Zach Messitte, who is also a professor in the Politics and Government department, encourages fellow professors to...

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American College Student Who Tried to Join ISIS Gets 12 Years in Prison

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

An American college student who tried to join ISIS last fall is headed to jail.

Teen Vogue reports.

Jaelyn Young, Mississippi College Student Who Tried to Join ISIS, Is Sentenced to Prison

A former Mississippi college student was just sentenced to 12 years in prison by a federal judge on Thursday for trying to...

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East Carolina U. Offers Students Counseling on Becoming Adults

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

Can we get this program implemented at colleges all over the US? Greg Gutfeld of FOX News had a good time with this story.

Take a look below.

 
 
 

Oberlin Student Complains School Plagued by White Privilege

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:00am

This a another reminder that it’s never enough for the left. There will always be a complaint.

Campus Reform reports.

Gay-friendly Oberlin still plagued by white privilege, student complains

An Oberlin College student says that despite being considered the “gayest college in America,” the campus is still plagued by “structural and institutional racism, transphobia,...

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Some Yale College Republicans Resign After Group Backs Trump

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 8:00am

The Yale College Republicans apparently have some Never Trumpers.

The College Fix reports.

Members of Yale College Republicans resign after group officially backs Trump

Several members of the Yale College Republicans executive council quit after the organization endorsed Donald Trump on Monday. They quickly established their own group: the...

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Florida Prof Penalizes Students for Saying ‘Melting Pot’

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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3:30pm

If you were a student, wouldn’t you keep using the term just to anger the professor?

Campus Reform reports.

Florida art prof penalizes students for saying ‘melting pot’

Students enrolled in Art Appreciation at the University of Florida risk losing credit on assignments if they use the phrase “melting pot” in class.

Professor Pamela Brekka...

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Bill Clinton Made Millions From For-Profit Schools

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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 12:30pm

This is an education scandal the media loves to ignore.

The Daily Caller reports.

Bill Clinton Has Raked in More Than $23 Million From For-Profit Schools

Bill Clinton earned another $1.6 million from for-profit education companies in 2015, according to the Clinton’s newly-released 2015 tax return. The figure means he was paid more than...

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Feminist Prof Becomes Traditional Family Activist

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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 9:30am

That’s a pretty big life switch.

The College Fix reports.

Feminist professor becomes traditional family activist: ‘The cause of truth is never lost’

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse taught economics at Yale and George Mason universities for 15 years, a dedicated career woman who had an abortion in her youth and mapped out her family...

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University of Wyoming Puts Veterans to Work

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Posted by    Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 3:30pm

The University of Wyoming has created a great new summer jobs program for veterans.

Wyoming Public Radio reports.

University Of Wyoming Creates Veterans Trail Crew

A University of Wyoming trail building program has created a summer work crew specifically for veterans in need of a job. The Wyoming Veterans Trail Crew will be a...

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Texas Prof Retiring Over Campus Carry Law

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Posted by    Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 12:30pm

A long time professor at Texas A&M is calling it quits over the state’s new campus carry law.

WIBW reports.

Texas professor retiring over campus carry law

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said this week university professors could face disciplinary action if they suggest handguns not be brought into their classrooms.

It’s one of the...

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Arkansas State Students Rescued After Being Trapped in Cave

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Posted by    Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 9:30am

These students are lucky to be alive.

ABC News reports.

Arkansas College Students Went Into ‘Survival Mode’ to Survive Nearly 30 Hours Trapped in Cave

One of three Arkansas State University students who was rescued Thursday after being trapped in a cave for nearly 30 hours said the trio went into “survival mode” to...

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American University of Afghanistan Closed After Professor Kidnappings

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Posted by    Friday, August 12, 2016 at 5:00pm

This is an update to a story we ran earlier in the week.

CNN reports.

American University of Afghanistan in Kabul closed after kidnappings

The American University of Afghanistan has temporarily suspended campus operations after two of its teachers were kidnapped at gunpoint Sunday, according to a statement released...

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Employees Sue Universities Over Retirement Plan Fees

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Posted by    Friday, August 12, 2016 at 2:00pm

Can students also sue over excessive fees?

The New York Times reports.

Employees Sue Four More Universities Over Retirement Plan Fees

More leading universities have been sued on claims that their retirement plans charged employees excessive fees, following a series of similar suits filed earlier this week.

In the latest round, complaints were filed in...

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Pundit Warned of Campus Correctness Back in 2001

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Posted by    Friday, August 12, 2016 at 11:00am

This speech by John Leo of Minding the Campus from 2001 was a sign of where academia was headed all the way back in 2001.

Check it out.

Pundit Wages War on Campus Correctness, 2001

The speech below was delivered on March 19, 2001, by then U.S. News & World Report columnist John Leo,...

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Yale College Republicans Endorse Donald Trump

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Posted by    Friday, August 12, 2016 at 8:00am

They’re probably just trying to be different than the Harvard College Republicans who didn’t endorse Trump.

Campus Reform reports.

Yale College Republicans: we’re unimportant, also endorsing Trump

The Yale University College Republicans (YCR) have endorsed Donald Trump, despite their Ivy League peers choosing not to do so.

Recently, a Twitter account that appeared...

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Harvard Prof Claims Islamic Terror Threat is ‘Exaggerated’

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Posted by    Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 5:00pm

One has to wonder if the families of victims agree with this notion.

The Daily Caller reports.

Harvard Professor: Don’t You Worry, Radical Muslim Terror Threats Are Totally ‘Exaggerated’

Harvard psychology professor — and celebrated pop shrink — Steven Pinker has advised the Western world not to worry about the ever-increasing number of deadly...

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