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Women’s Center at Vanderbilt University to Give Lecture on Healthy Masculinity

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Posted by    Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 9:30am

Can you imagine if the roles were reversed here?

The Media Research Center reported.

Vanderbilt Women’s Center to Lecture Men on ‘Healthy Masculinities’

Vanderbilt University’s Women’s Center will be hosting a week-long event dedicated to lecturing men about what it means to have “healthy masculinity.”

The “Healthy Masculinities Week” is sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Margaret Cuninggim...

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Texas Student Drives Barbie Jeep on Campus Following DWI Arrest

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Posted by    Friday, September 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

Give this young woman some points for creativity.

And having a good sense of humor.

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Howard University Students Complain About Mold and Rats

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Posted by    Friday, September 4, 2015 at 2:00pm

Yikes. These seem like pretty valid grievances for college students.

From Yahoo News.

Students at Washington’s Howard University complain about mold, rats

Officials at Howard University on Thursday met with students who have been complaining about rats, mold, high tuition and other issues at the school, one of the oldest historically black U.S. colleges.

Howard...

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Video: Watch College Professors Try to Translate Millennial Slang

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Posted by    Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11:00am

In all fairness to these professors, I bet most people over the age of 30 wouldn’t know these words.

This is pretty funny.

ABC News in Los Angeles has more.

Lehigh University in Pennsylvania challenged some of its instruc...

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UNC Student Column: Kanye West Could Make an Awesome President

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Posted by    Friday, September 4, 2015 at 8:00am

It looks like this student hasn’t really thought about this very clearly.

The College Fix reports.

Student argues Kanye could make an awesome president

If you wondered whether any millennial could possibly take Kanye West’s alleged 2020 presidential bid seriously, look no further than this op-ed published Wednesday by a University of North Carolina...

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Gender Neutral Pronouns Come to Harvard

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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

He and she just aren’t enough for the ivy league school.

Jennifer Kabbany reports at the College Fix.

At Harvard, students can pick ‘ze, hir, hirs’

Gender-neutral pronouns have hit Harvard.

“The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ registration tool now gives students the option to choose preferred gender pronouns for the first time,” The Harvard...

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Occidental College Prof Not a Fan of Conservative Student Group

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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:00pm

Some professors can’t even believe that some of their students don’t think like them.

The Liberty Standard reports.

Occidental College Professor Lisa Wade ‘Horrified’ by Conservative Student Group, Calls Economics Majors “anti-social”, More

Lisa Wade is an associate professor of sociology at Occidental College. She is also a writer and editor for the blog...

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Watch College Students React to Strange New Gender Pronouns

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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 11:00am

Young America’s Foundation spoke to some college students about the gender pronouns highlighted in a recent story at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Students react to bizarre new gender pronouns

Young Americans for Freedom at the University of Tennessee, where administrators have suggested students use a bizarre new set of gender neutral pronouns,...

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Woman Sues Oregon State for Alleged Sex Assault Over Fifteen Years Ago

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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 8:00am

If you read the report below, you’ll see that the school, while sympathetic, isn’t taking any responsibility.

From the Washington Post.

Woman sues Oregon State University over 1999 sexual assault

A woman who says she was raped while attending Oregon State University in 1999 seeks $7.5 million in a federal Title IX lawsuit against...

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Colorado State Implicated in Planned Parenthood Controversy

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 5:00pm

According to a new report from Life News, Colorado State is now caught up in the ongoing Planned Parenthood controversy.

Colorado State University Caught Signing Contract With Planned Parenthood to Buy Aborted Babies

New documentation shows Colorado State University (CSU) signed a five-year contract with the local Planned Parenthood abortion business to purchase...

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Harvard Business School Launches Virtual Classroom

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 11:00am

Welcome to the future of higher education.

The Associated Press reports.

Harvard Launches ‘Virtual Classroom’ for Students Anywhere

The newest classroom at Harvard’s business school has no desks or chairs. Instead, the professor teaches facing a towering digital screen that stretches from wall to wall, filled with the live video feeds of up to...

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Columbia President Suggests Obama May Return to University After Presidency

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 8:00am

Obama would fit right into today’s academia. Left wing politics, political correctness, and microaggressions are right up his alley.

Jordan Fabian reports at The Hill.

Columbia president suggests Obama will be returning to university

The president of Columbia University on Monday suggested President Obama will return...

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North Carolina State Women’s Studies Class Doesn’t Allow the Word ‘Mankind’

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

The PC police are already out in full force for this school year.

Matt Lamb reports at the College Fix.

Students will be marked down if they write ‘mankind’ in North Carolina State women’s studies class

A women’s and gender studies lecturer at North Carolina State University is docking her students’ grades for using...

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Despite Claims From Clinton and Sanders, Free College Isn’t Possible

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 2:00pm

Nothing is free. Someone always pays.

Remso Martinez writes at FreedomWorks.

Sorry, Clinton And Sanders, There’s No Such Thing As Free College

Candidates for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, have both promised that if elected, they would put forth legislation that would dramatically reduce tuition and student debt...

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University in Maryland is Doing Away With Textbooks

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 11:00am

There will be no more textbooks at University of Maryland University College. This will save their students a lot of money but will it work?

USA Today reports.

Maryland university to eliminate textbooks

The University of Maryland University College plans to eliminate textbooks this fall to save students money by using resources online.

Kara Van...

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Columbia in the Hot Seat Over Lawsuit From Student Accused by Mattress Girl

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 9:30am

The accused student claims the university did nothing to protect him and made his life a living hell.

The Associated Press reports.

University Defends Mattress-Carrying Project Against Lawsuit

Citing the importance of the First Amendment, Columbia University asked a judge Friday to reject a student’s lawsuit...

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Prager University – Does Free Speech Offend You?

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 8:00am

In the newest video from Prager University, FIRE president Greg Lukianoff examines the threat to free speech coming from American college campuses.

As a nation, we’re going to have to deal with this problem sooner or later.

Here’s more information:

Course Description

Should offensive speech be banned? Where should we, as a society, draw the...

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Indiana University Sees Surge in Chinese Students

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 5:00pm

The school has enrolled over 3,000 Chinese students since 2014.

From the Indy Star.

Chinese student population surges at Indiana University

More international students at Indiana University are coming from China than any other country.

Data from the university show that 3,100 Chinese students were enrolled on the Bloomington campus in 2014, the latest statistics...

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Jefferson Davis Statue Removed From the University of Texas

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 2:00pm

There was some legal back and forth about this but it has finally happened.

From the Associated Press, via ABC News.

University of Texas Removes Jefferson Davis Statue

A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected...

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Washington State Students Told Not to Use Terms ‘Illegal Alien, Male and Female’

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 11:00am

Students have been told that use of these words could actually affect their grades.

Peter Hasson reports at Campus Reform.

Professors threaten bad grades for saying ‘illegal alien,’ ‘male,’ ‘female’

Multiple professors at Washington State University have explicitly told students their grades will suffer if they use terms such as “illegal alien,” “male,” and...

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Social Justice Film Contest for Undergrads Announced

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 8:00am

Let’s hope they share the winning entries on YouTube.

From the Loyola school paper, The Maroon.

Social justice film contest seeks undergrad submissions

America Media and the Ignatian Solidarity Network have announced a new social justice film contest entitled “Voices from the Margins ’15.”

The contest invites college undergraduates to participate by creating short films...

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No One is Interested in Russian Studies Anymore

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Posted by    Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:00pm

Well, almost no one. Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reports that very few people are majoring in the subject.

Russia Is Such A Backwater Dump Nobody Wants To Study It Anymore

The state of new research and graduate-level instruction on Russia in American colleges and universities is depressingly sad because, in a...

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