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Occidental College Students Are Asked if They Hate Free Speech

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Posted by    Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 2:00pm

Reason TV recently visited the campus of Occidental College and asked students to explain their views on free speech.

This is difficult to watch.

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Do College Students Hate Free Speech? Let’s Ask Them.

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The ACLU is Enabling Campus Protesters’ Fight Against Free Speech

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Posted by    Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 11:00am

It’s almost like the ACLU is putting left wing politics above civil liberties.

From the U Express.

ACLU Silence Enables Campus Anti-Free Speech Movement

The Radio Television Digital News Association recently presented its new First Amendment Defenders Award to Tim Tai, a student journalist who was hired by ESPN to cover the anti-racism protests...

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College Students Protest Campus Building Named “Lynch”

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Posted by    Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 8:00am

Campus protesters are obvious;y just looking for something to be against. This is ridiculous.

Ashe Schow reports at the Washington Examiner.

Student protesters jump the shark: Can’t even handle the name ‘Lynch’

Student protesters at Lebanon Valley College have managed to encapsulate everything outsiders see as wrong with the current campus “revolution”: privileged students...

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Republicans Threaten Cuts to University of Tennessee Knoxville Over Anti-Christmas Flap

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 6:30pm

Good. It’s about time someone stood up to these politically correct goons.

The Washington Post reports.

Republicans threaten funding cuts after university urges leaving Christmas out of holiday celebrations

In Tennessee this holiday season, people are fighting about how to celebrate.

It started when the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s office of diversity...

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University of Maryland to Offer Law Course About Freddie Gray

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 5:00pm

Black Lives Matter makes its way into the academy once again.

Erica Baum reports at Campus Reform.

U. of Md. to extend Freddie Gray law course to undergrads

Amidst the onset of the trial against Officer William Porter last week over the death of Freddie Gray , the University of Maryland announced it is...

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College President Salaries Rise With the Cost of Higher Education

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 3:30pm

Who could have guessed that this would happen?

Anthony Hennen reports at Red Alert Politics.

College president salaries continue to rise with the cost of higher education

A new survey of college presidents revealed an uptick in presidential compensation as students complain about rising costs in higher education.

The median salary for the top chief...

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Why Have Administrators Let the Angry Few Take Over?

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 2:00pm

The inmates have taken over the asylum. Where are the college leaders?

Jesse Saffron writes at Minding The Campus.

Limp Administrators Let the Angry Few Take Over

The tumultuous, racially charged demonstrations that rocked American campuses this fall show few signs of abating. In fact, they’re spreading across the country because student activists have...

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Former Wesleyan Newspaper Editors Sign Letter Defending Free Press

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00am

It’s good to see these people defending freedom of speech and the press.

Alex Morey reports at the FIRE blog.

Dozens of Former Wesleyan Newspaper Editors Sign Letter Defending ‘Argus,’ Free Press

More than 50 former editors of The Wesleyan Argus have signed onto an open letter expressing “deep disappointment and concern” over the...

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Colleges Deny Christianity At Tree Lighting Ceremonies

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 8:00am

Maybe Christian college students should just start ignoring politically correct administrators.

Jennifer Kabbany reports at the College Fix.

At tree-lighting ceremonies, one university forbids Christian song, another deletes word ‘Christmas’

At one university, a student Christian a cappella group was not allowed to sing a song about Jesus at a campus tree-lighting ceremony. At...

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Faculty Group at U. Kentucky Echoes Campus Protesters

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:30pm

There are probably lots of professors in America who would love to join the campus protests. One faculty group at U. Kentucky is jumping right in.

The Lexington Herald Leader reports.

Faculty group urges action on race issues at University of Kentucky

A University of Kentucky faculty group has penned an open letter to...

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Two University of Rochester Students Rescued From Kidnapping by SWAT Team

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 5:00pm

The details of this story are still fuzzy but the good news is that the students are safe.

FOX News reports.

Kidnapped University of Rochester students rescued by SWAT, cops say

Two college students at the University of Rochester were kidnapped and held against their will for over 36 hours before being rescued by...

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Rutgers Spends Week Celebrating Champion of Communism

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 3:30pm

Why are so many people in academia fans of communists?

Kate Haridan reports at the College Fix.

Rutgers U. spends week celebrating alumnus who championed communism

Rutgers University recently dedicated an entire week to celebrate Paul Robeson, an avowed communist who spoke out vehemently against the U.S. government during the post-WWII era.

Robeson, who graduated...

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Prager University – The World’s Most Moral Army

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Colonel Richard Kemp, the commander of British Forces in Afghanistan, commends the ethics of the Israeli army.

Watch it all below.

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Is the Israeli military a paragon of morality and wartime ethics? Or is it an oppressive force that targets innocent Palestinian civilians and...

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Security Concerns Increase at College Football Stadiums

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 11:00am

This is a natural reaction to recent events. Who can blame schools for being proactive?

Jake New reports at Inside Higher Ed.

‘New Reality’ for Game Day Security

The terrorist attacks in Paris last month were the deadliest attacks in France since World War II, killing 130 people and injuring nearly 370 others. Three...

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U. Chicago Student Who Threatened to Kill White Devils Allowed Back on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 8:00am

His death threats must have just been a big misunderstanding.

Trey Sanchez reports at Truth Revolt.

Black Student Who Threatened to Kill ‘White Devils’ Allowed Back on Campus

TruthRevolt has been reporting on the black University of Chicago student who recently threatened to kill 16 “white devils” on campus. Jabari Dean was later arrested...

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Florida to Consider Campus Carry Bill in January

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Posted by    Monday, December 7, 2015 at 6:30pm

Hopefully, Florida will allow students to defend themselves.

The Tallahassee Democrat reports.

Campus Carry and a massive water bill await lawmakers in January

A proposal allowing university students to pack a gun along with laptops and textbooks for a political science class could be the first bill passed by the Florida House and Senate...

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Yale Instructor at Center of Racial Protests to Leave School

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Posted by    Monday, December 7, 2015 at 5:00pm

Some might see this as giving up but can you blame someone for not wanting to stay in such a toxic environment?

Isaac Stanley-Becker reports at the Washington Post.

Yale instructor at the center of racial protest to leave teaching role

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Yale lecturer whose email about Halloween costumes exposed...

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Illinois High School Plans Locker Room Solution for Transgender Student

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Posted by    Monday, December 7, 2015 at 3:30pm

As Jazz Shaw notes at Hot Air, the solution isn’t perfect for anyone.

Illinois school reaches deal on “transgender student” locker room question, satisfying nobody

Just over a month ago we talked about Township High School District 211 in Illinois and how they were ordered by the Department of Education to allow a...

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UC Irvine Prof Tells Students NRA is to Blame for San Bernardino Shooting

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Posted by    Monday, December 7, 2015 at 2:00pm

It’s amazing how the left can blame the NRA for almost anything without even thinking about it.

Watch the video below.

Here’s more from Campus Reform.

VIDEO: UC biology prof. tells class NRA to blame for San Bernardino shooting

A biology professor at the University of California, Irvine subjected his class to an off-topic discourse...

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Editor of Harvard Law Paper Stands up to Demands for Censorship

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Posted by    Monday, December 7, 2015 at 11:00am

Michael Shammas is an admitted leftist but he publishes conservative articles despite cries for censorship from other leftists.

Here’s a piece he recently wrote on the subject.

A Note from the Editor-in-Chief: Why I Don’t Censor Conservative Articles

In an article I wrote earlier this year, “We Owe Each Other a Moral Community,” I...

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Brown Students Still Angry Despite School’s Commitment of $100 Million for Diversity

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Posted by    Monday, December 7, 2015 at 8:00am

It’s never enough for the left. If you try to solve the problem they’re complaining about, they find another problem.

They don’t want solutions, they want to keep protesting.

Emily Shire reports at the Daily Beast.

Brown University Professor Denounces ‘McCarthy’ Witch-Hunts

It would be difficult to accuse Brown University of ignoring or dismissing the...

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Liberty University President Urges Students to Arm Themselves

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Posted by    Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

This is just amazing. Watch below as the president of Liberty University urges students to get licensed to carry guns in order to be safe and to stop other attacks.

This is the opposite of what’s happening on most college campuses right now.

 
 
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