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Hampshire College Allows Segregated Housing for ‘Historically Marginalized’ Students

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Posted by    Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 2:00pm

It’s amazing that this is allowed and that some students choose it.

Campus Reform reports.

MA college offers voluntary segregation for ‘historically marginalized’ students

A Massachusetts college allows students to reside in “identity-based” housing communities, provided they have a “unique social identity” that has “historically experienced oppression.”

“These residential spaces give support to members of...

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Will Yale Rename Itself? Elihu Yale Was Worse Than John C. Calhoun

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Posted by    Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 11:00am

This is a point I have been making for months.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Will Yale rename its entire university? Elihu Yale was worse than John C. Calhoun

If Yale University President Peter Salovey thinks Calhoun College is a bad name, he may want to think about renaming the entire school. As Roger Kimball...

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Here’s a University That Actually Has a Number of Republican Professors

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Posted by    Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 8:00am

This is like finding out Big Foot exists. Huge news!

The College Fix reports.

Meet the public university that actually has a surprisingly high number of Republican professors

East Carolina University appears to offer an ideological balance among professors  

Finding an academic department at any given public or liberal arts campus across America that...

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College Student in Florida Sues School Over Cheating Suspension

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Today’s cell phones present all kinds of problems for academic integrity.

FOX News reports.

Florida university student sues over cheating suspension

A University of Central Florida student is suing the school after being accused of sneaking out a cellphone during a test.

Taylor Seitz tells the Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2bcf4bT) her punishment was “egregious.” She was...

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LGBT Activists Are Trying to Keep Brigham Young University Out of the Big 12

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 2:00pm

LGBT activists are going after BYU because of its connections to Mormonism.

The Daily Caller reports.

LGBT Activists Want To Ban BYU From The Big 12 Because Of Mormon Positions

The Big 12 received a letter from national LGBT groups on Monday urging the college athletics conference to bar prospective new member Brigham Young...

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U. Houston Student Govt Rescinds Suspension of VP for All Lives Matter Post

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 11:00am

This is an update to a story we’ve been following. Thankfully, it’s a happy ending.

The FIRE blog reports.

University of Houston Student Government Rescinds Suspension of VP for Facebook Post

Last week on The Torch, FIRE’s Will Creeley explored the legal and practical issues surrounding a decision by the University of Houston Student...

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Civil Rights Group Blasts Racially Segregated Course Offerings

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 8:00am

It’s amazing that any type of segregation would be allowed at a college.

The College Fix reports.

Civil rights group blasts racially segregated course offerings at community college

The second-largest community college in Illinois is reserving some sections of a mandatory course for black students only – and it’s getting lambasted by a civil...

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Auburn University Spends $800K Annually on Diversity Staffers

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

Tuition at this school keeps going up, too. Any wonder why?

The College Fix reports.

Public university that hikes tuition yearly also spends $800K annually on diversity staffers

Auburn University maintains a lengthy roster of employees dedicated to advancing diversity that costs taxpayers at least $800,000 annually, a payroll analysis by The College Fix...

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Prager University – Can the Government Run the Economy?

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, Steve Forbes explains how the free market, not the government does a better job of regulating the economy.

Take a look below.

Here’s more information.

With the smartest experts and the best economists, could the federal government run the U.S....

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Former Chancellor of UC Davis Spent Extraordinary Amount on Luxury Travel

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 11:00am

The optics of this are terrible at a time when student debt and unemployment are big issues.

The Daily Caller reports.

Public College Head Spent Almost $200k Traveling In Luxury

The now-suspended chancellor of the University of California, Davis (UC-Davis) spent over $170,000 in school funds traveling in luxury around the globe, a new...

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College in Illinois Defends Offering ‘Blacks Only’ Courses

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 8:00am

Segregation in education is wrong. You would think a college would know better.

Campus Reform reported.

Illinois college defends ‘blacks-only’ course offerings

An Illinois college has restricted certain sections of a mandatory introductory course to black students.

“While helping my son register for college at Moraine Valley Community...

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Pitzer College’s Largest Merit-Based Scholarship Dwarfed by One Offered to Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Monday, August 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

The left claims to care about fairness. How is this fair?

The College Fix reports.

Pitzer College’s largest merit-based scholarship doesn’t equal one offered to illegal immigrants

Since 2012, Claremont, California’s Pitzer College has offered the Arnaldo Rodriguez Scholarship which is a “full-ride scholarship to an undocumented student who resides [illegally] in California.”

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Two Professors at American University of Afghanistan Have Been Abducted

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Posted by    Monday, August 8, 2016 at 2:00pm

There’s not much information available on this yet but we’ll watch for developments.

New York Daily News reported.

Two professors, one American, one Australian, abducted at gunpoint at American University of Afghanistan

Kidnappers in Afghanistan have abducted two professors, one American and one Australian, according to reports.

The two professors at the American University of...

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Angelina Jolie Will Not Be Teaching at Georgetown This Fall

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Posted by    Monday, August 8, 2016 at 11:00am

There were rumors that Angelina Jolie would teach at Georgetown this fall. They are apparently false.

People reports.

Angelina Jolie Pitt Will Not Be Teaching At Georgetown University

Sorry, Georgetown University students – you will not be reporting to Professor Angelina Jolie Pitt this fall.

Despite reports that the 41-year-old star will be a visiting...

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BU Student Brags on Social Media After Stealing Trump Signs

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

The student got called out for this big time and is now saying she’ll make amends.

Campus Reform reports.

BU student steals Trump signs, brags about it on Twitter

On August 4th, Katia Checkwicz, a student from Boston University, posted a video to Twitter of her stealing two Trump yard signs.

She claims that the...

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Profs Refuse to Believe Study Which Shows There’s No Gender Pay Gap

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Posted by    Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 3:30pm

Aren’t professors supposed to side with evidence, not politics?

Campus Reform reports.

UGA profs refuse to believe study showing no gender pay gap

Several professors at the University of Georgia are questioning the methods of an independent study because it failed to reveal a gender pay gap between male and female professors.

Last year, the...

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College’s ‘Bias Team’ Bans ‘Three Blind Mice’ Halloween Costumes

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Posted by    Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 12:30pm

This absurdity is all about control, nothing more.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Offensive? College’s ‘Bias Incident Team’ bans ‘three blind mice’ halloween costumes

Last fall, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s “Bias Incident Team” banned the wear of three students’ “three blind mice” Halloween costumes that were reportedly offensive, mocking the disabled.

Heat Street obtained the documents...

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U. Wisconsin-Stout Removing Pics of Native Americans to Pevent ‘Harmful Effects’ on Students

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Posted by    Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 9:30am

We must not disturb the delicate minds of our college students.

The College Fix reports.

U. Wisconsin-Stout to remove pics of Native Americans due to potential ‘harmful effects’ on students

The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stout has announced that “two of three historic paintings depicting interactions between white traders and First Nations people”...

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Prager University – Working Overtime or Working Less?

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Posted by    Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 3:30pm

A new video from Prager University examines the effects of government regulations on worker pay.

When the government tries to help, they sometimes hurt.

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Larry, a salaried car mechanic, was just bumped down to hourly pay, and thus no longer has a guaranteed income. Why did this happen? Because of a...

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Campus Protests Are Starting to Hit Colleges Where it Hurts Most

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Posted by    Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 12:30pm

When people stop donating money to colleges, alarm bells start going off in every administrator’s office.

The New York Times reports.

College Students Protest, Alumni’s Fondness Fades and Checks Shrink

Scott MacConnell cherishes the memory of his years at Amherst College, where he discovered his future métier as a theatrical designer. But protests on...

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Bias Response Teams Show Universities Have Gone Too Far

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Posted by    Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 9:30am

The Orwellian climate on campuses has reached a tipping point.

The College Fix reports.

Bias Response Teams illustrate just how far gone universities really are

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Bias Response Teams at universities nationwide are like a canary in a coalmine, and that canary is lying on the floor taking very shallow breaths.

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Emails Show Backlash at University of Northern Colorado Over Bias Response Team

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

Word has reached the general public about the bias response team at U. Northern Colorado and people are not impressed.

Heat Street reports.

EXCLUSIVE: Emails Show University Scrambling to Contain Damage Amid Backlash Over Censorship

In June, Heat Street wrote a series of stories about the Bias Response Team at the University of Northern...

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