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Free Tuition at Public Colleges Not Enough Says University President

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Posted by    Friday, August 5, 2016 at 2:00pm

Nothing is ever enough for the left. Should we pay students to attend college, too?

Campus Reform reports.

University prez: free tuition at public colleges is not enough

A university president says that Hillary Clinton’s plan for tuition-free college at public universities could harm students at private schools.

Trinity Washington University President Patricia McGuire told...

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Is UC Berkeley Favoring Some Races Over Others?

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Posted by    Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11:00am

It looks like Berkeley is engaging in a form of racial discrimination.

Minding the Campus reports.

Thumbs on the Racal Scale at UCLA, Berkeley

It appears as though the University of California succumbed to the relentless pressure from the California legislature to discriminate more effectively against Asians...

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Student Allegedly Kicked Off Campus Before Being Informed of Anonymous Rape Charge

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Posted by    Friday, August 5, 2016 at 8:00am

How can you be ejected from campus over an anonymous allegation you haven’t been told about?

The College Fix reports.

LAWSUIT: Student kicked off campus before he was even informed of anonymous rape allegations

A year and a half after the University of Colorado-Boulder paid $15,000 and other consideration to settle a lawsu...

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U.S. Receives 10,000 Comments on Proposed Student Debt Forgiveness Rules

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 5:00pm

It turns out lots of people have ideas about student debt forgiveness.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Staking Out Sides on Student Debt Discharge

The U.S. Department of Education has received more than 10,000 comments in response to a proposed rule for federal loan forgiveness for students whose colleges have defrauded them. The deadline for...

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Ben Shapiro Responds to Being Banned by DePaul University

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 2:00pm

Ben Shapiro appeared on the Kelly File this week and responded to DePaul University’s efforts to keep him from speaking on campus.

It’s amazing that this is being allowed to happen.

 
 
 

Texas AG Confident Profs’ Lawsuit Over Campus Carry Will be Dismissed

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:00am

Some professors in Texas have filed a lawsuit over the state’s new campus carry law but the AG isn’t too concerned.

Campus Reform reports.

Texas AG shoots down profs’ arguments against campus carry

A lawsuit against Texas’ new campus carry law is “frivolous” and lacks “legal justification,” the state’s Attorney General contends in an...

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Berkeley Administration Has ‘Escape hatch’ Built Into Building to Escape Students

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 8:00am

How do you get away when students take over a building? You have an escape hatch built.

The College Fix reports.

‘Escape hatch’ built for Berkeley admin building in wake of repeated sit-ins

A new exit door has been installed near UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks’ office in response to repeated sit-ins of the...

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Yale Forms Committee to Rename Offensive Buildings And Monuments on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

The Orwellian climate on college campuses continues to astound.

Will this committee also rename the university itself? Elihu Yale was involved in the slave trade.

The Daily Caller reports.

Yale Forms Special Committee For Renaming Offensive Things

Yale University has established a new committee dedicated to deciding when and how the school should rename buildings,...

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Chicago State Lays Off Staggering 40 Percent of Staff Since January

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

The layoffs weren’t cheap either because the school had to give away a ton of severance pay.

This is a school on the brink.

The Chicago Tribune reports.

Chicago State University layoffs come at a cost

Facing an unprecedented budget crisis, Chicago State University has laid off nearly 400 employees since the beginning of the...

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Duke University Prof Compares Voter ID’s to Jim Crow

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11:00am

Liberals are so opposed to voter ID that they go over the top when attacking it.

Campus Reform reports.

Duke prof compares voter ID laws to Jim Crow

After North Carolina’s voter identification law was struck down Friday, two Duke University professors debated whether the law amounted to “intentional racial discrimination” or just disproportionately...

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Undocumented Students Get Big Perks: Jobs, Financial Aid, Legal Support

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 8:00am

It sure pays well to be in America illegally. Especially if you’re a college student.

The College Fix reports.

Undocumented students granted perks: Jobs, financial aid, legal support

Number of undocumented students at UC Merced outnumbers its African American student population, and is nearly half of the white population

For the more than 300 students...

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College Students Can Depend on FIRE to Protect Their Free Speech Rights

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

College students today are lucky to have an organization like FIRE to back them up.

From the FIRE blog.

Censored on Campus? FIRE Will Defend You

A pair of articles published online by The New York Times today—titled “Fighting for the First Amendment on America’s Campuses” and “Want a Copy of the Constitution? Now,...

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Prager University – I Learned More at McDonald’s Than at College

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

This new video from Prager University is an instant classic.

Haverford College student Olivia Legaspi explains how working at McDonalds did a better job than college in preparing her for the real world. This is a must-watch video.

Here’s more information:

Can working at McDonald’s better prepare a young adult for life than attending...

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Student Gets Mandatory Diversity Training for ‘All Lives Matter’ Tweet

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 11:00am

Heresy gets punished with reprogramming.

The College Fix reports.

Student punished with mandatory diversity training for ‘All Lives Matter’ tweet

The University of Houston’s student government vice president must undergo mandatory diversity training for tweeting “All Lives Matter.”

SGA Vice President Rohini Sethi made the comments on social media after the shooting in Dallas last...

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DePaul University Bans Ben Shapiro

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 8:00am

First, DePaul banned Milo Yiannopoulos, now they’ve banned Shapiro.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Another conservative speaker gets banned from DePaul University

DePaul University recently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking on campus and has now done the same with Ben Shapiro. John Minster, vice-chairman of the university’s YAF chapter, denounced the decision as another example of when “the value most...

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USC Holds Event to Help Veterans Adjust to College Life

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Posted by    Monday, August 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

This is great. Anything that helps veterans is a good thing.

The Los Angeles Times reports.

USC hosts ‘boot camp’ for military veterans aimed at easing culture shock of college life

Charena Lafayette served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 13 years, but no amount of military training prepared her for the challenge of...

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New Campus Carry Laws in Texas Take Effect Today

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Posted by    Monday, August 1, 2016 at 2:00pm

Opponents of the new campus carry laws in Texas are still voicing their concerns but the law is in effect.

KEYE TV News reports.

New campus carry law takes effect Monday

The state’s new campus carry law takes effect in two days and the University of Texas is making sure it’s ready. Starting Monday,...

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Many Colleges Generate Revenue Through Application Fees

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Posted by    Monday, August 1, 2016 at 11:00am

Application fees may seem small but they add up and mean real money for some schools.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

For many colleges, application fees mean revenue

August officially kicks off college application season. Rising high school seniors will begin inking their essays and submitting their grades and test scores to more than 4,000...

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Two Former College Presidents Claim Student Debt Crisis is Overblown

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Posted by    Monday, August 1, 2016 at 8:00am

There were probably some passengers on the Titanic who were convinced it wouldn’t sink.

Campus Reform reports.

Former college presidents blast alleged college debt ‘myth’

Two former college presidents are fighting the “myth” of college debt and its alleged solution of free tuition, placing the blame on the student dropout rate instead.

Dr. William G....

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Prof Wins Settlement in Lawsuit After Banishment For Critical Blogs

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 3:30pm

A story of vindication and victory for free speech.

The FIRE blog reports.

Professor Gets Settlement in Lawsuit After Banishment For Critical Blogs

Adams State University will settle a federal lawsuit brought by a former ASU professor who says the school violated his free speech and due process rights when it banned him from...

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It’s Time to Stop Coddling Generation Snowflake

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 12:30pm

There are no safe spaces in the real world. We do college students a disservice by allowing this madness.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Twitter and U.S. colleges must stop coddling Generation Snowflake

Twitter’s ban of Milo Yiannopolous, the self-proclaimed “most fabulous supervillain on the internet,” doesn’t appear to correlate with free speech crackdowns on...

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Student Government Official at U. Houston in Trouble for Saying All Lives Matter

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 9:30am

Going against the liberal narrative means getting punished. No one is allowed to dissent.

Campus Reform reported.

UH student govt sanctions VP for saying ‘all lives matter’

Student government leaders at the University of Houston (UH) have ordered their student body vice president, who was denounced for criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement, to...

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