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Across New York State, Plans for Casinos to be Built Near College Campuses

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:30pm

In 2013, New York voters approved a law allowing multiple casino developments throughout upstate New York in order to bring more jobs to the financially-depressed region. Now it seems the casino developers are aiming to build their mega gambling and entertainment complexes near college campuses, where they know there are large,...

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‘Abortion Heroes’ Celebrated at UNC-Wilmington Event

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 9:30am

When I think of heroes, I think of people who have achieved great feats. Women who get abortions don’t qualify in the slightest, regardless of your opinion on the legality and morality of abortion.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn reports for Campus Reform:

University celebrates ‘abortion heroes,’ commends illegal abortions

The University of North Carolina – Wilmington...

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Teachers Call For Boycott Against Time Magazine Over Critical Story on Tenure

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:30pm

The magazine’s most recent cover story is about the near-impossibility of firing public school teachers.

From the Washington Post:

A Time magazine cover enrages teachers — again

Time magazine has done it again: It published a cover that has enraged teachers around the country, triggering protesting e-mails...

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College Lecture: Does Rap Music Espouse Conservative Values?

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 9:30am

Black conservative pundit Sonnie Johnson thinks so. It’s something I’ve always thought, too. Of course, not all of rap music’s content jives with conservative values, like the misogyny and glorification of drugs. However, rap is certainly pro-capitalist, individualist, and skeptical of government.

Taylor Walters writes for Campus Reform:

Rap is aligned with conservative...

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Female College Student: Concealed Carry Benefits Women

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Posted by    Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:30pm

Posters, chants, and bra burning won’t stop rapists, but a bullet will.

Chelsea Gruenwald writes for The College Conservative:

I Carry, Therefore I am Female

Thirty years ago, one gun shop’s customers were 90% male, but today they report an even split between men and women. This increase in female gun use and interest...

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Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sex With Student on First Day at Work

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Posted by    Monday, October 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

The 22-year old D.C.-area substitute teacher performed oral sex on a 17-year old student on her first day at work. Her first day.

D.C. Substitute Teacher Arrested After Performing Oral Sex On Student

D.C. substitute teacher Symone Greene, 22, is charged with felony, first-degree...

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Black Dem. Professor Says Reagan Did More for Black Education Than Obama

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Posted by    Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:00am

I think Reagan did more for everyone than Obama has.

Maggie Lit of Campus Reform reports.

Black, Democrat prof: Reagan did more to help black education than Obama

A black, Democratic professor blames President Obama for the disenfranchisement of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), and credits Ronald Reagan for taking a stand for...

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Remains of Missing Virginia Student Hannah Graham Identified

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Posted by    Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 8:00am

Thoughts and prayers.

Virginia remains identified as those of missing college student

Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said.

Graham, a University of Virginia sophomore, was last seen on...

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Anonymous Message Board App Yik Yak Challenged by DormChat

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

When will the censors begin attacking DormChat?

Anthony Ha reports for TechCrunch:

College Messaging App DormChat Takes On Yik Yak With Backing From ff Venture Capital

DormChat aims to give people a new way to message each other that’s location-based and anonymity-optional — and it’s starting with college students.

The iOS app was released earlier...

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Teacher Arrrested for Bringing Brass Knuckles, Meth Pipe to School

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

Nice going, psuedo-Walter White.

Teacher’s aide arrested for bringing meth pipe and brass knuckles onto campus

An employee in the South San Independent School District lands behind bars.

Police say 32-year-old Jacob Contreras brought brass knuckles and a meth pipe onto an elementary school campus.

He worked at Frank Madla Elementary School for one year....

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University of Texas to Pay College Athletes $10,000 Each

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 3:30pm

This is huge, folks. UT Longhorns athletes will each earn about $10,000, half of which goes to covering expenses and half of which is compensation of using the athlete’s image. The article doesn’t specify is the payment is yearly or just a one-time lump sum.

From Dallas News:

Texas athletic director: With new...

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Desperate Wendy Davis Tweets Pic of ‘Supporters’ Who Are Actually College Republicans

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:30am

What is going on with the Wendy Davis campaign? This is the definition of political implosion.

Alex Griswold reports for the Daily Caller:

Wendy Davis Tweets A Pic Of ‘Supporters…’ Turns Out They’re College Republicans

Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has landed herself in yet another embarrassing situation when...

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Princeton Prof. Charged with Stealing Lawn Signs Sentenced to Community Service

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:30pm

Remember this from the summer? A Princeton professor was accused by a homeowner of stealing his lawn signs. The professor, John Mulvey, said he was merely picking up debris.

A judge sentenced Mulvey to 120 hours of community service. What does he have to do? Teach finance or computer science. Not bad...

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George Will to Speak at Miami University Despite Protests of 1,000 Students, Parents, and Faculty

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:30am

Will the 1,000 show up to block Will from entering the campus? That would be something to watch.

Tyler Kingkade writes for Huffpo:

Nearly 1,000 Students, Faculty Demand Miami University Cancel George Will Speech

Miami University of Ohio has no plans to cancel a speech by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will, despite protests over...

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SUNY Delhi to Offer Course on ‘Breakup Training’

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:30pm

More importantly, shouldn’t there be a class on how to get a date in the first place?

Maggie Lit reports for Campus Reform:

Public university offers ‘breakup training’

A SUNY school is teaching students how to properly end a relationship as part of an initiative begun this year in response to increased Title IX...

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Slate: Going to College Should Make You Rich. Period.

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9:30am

According to the leftists at Slate, going to college should make you rich. Anything that happens after–no matter.

From the article:

Even When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor

Over the weekend, the Washington Post’s Matt O’Brien published this killer graph that captures just how unequal the economic playing field is...

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College Conservative Op-Ed Asks “How Far is Too Far?” For Campaign Ads

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30pm

Wendy Davis, here’s looking at you.

Haley Waring writes for the College Conservative:

Negative Ads: How Far is Too Far?

The Internet and news circuits have been a buzz the last few days over a Texas gubernatorial campaign ad.. The ad, paid for by the Wendy Davis Campaign, highlights the fact that her opponent,...

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22 Things Wrong With HuffPo’s ’22 Reasons to Go to Law School’

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 12:30pm

I’ll skip down to where Joe Patrice of Above the Law criticizes HuffPo’s listicle item by item.

Another Stupid Defense Of Law School From HuffPo

1. Know Your Rights: Or pay attention in your high school government class and you’ll know just as much as a law student about your rights. But th...

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Democrat at Clinton College Speech Claims He Has Ebola, Licks Conservative Student

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Posted by    Monday, October 20, 2014 at 3:30pm

So desperate, they’re resorting to pseudo bio-warfare.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn reports for Campus Reform:

‘Progressive Socialist’ claims he has Ebola, licks conservatives at Clinton speech

self-described progressive socialist in Michigan attacked a group of conservative students outside of a Hillary Clinton speaking engagement by attempting to lick them while yelling that he has Ebola.

Clinton spoke...

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Riot at New Hampshire College Leads to Injuries, Arrests

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Posted by    Monday, October 20, 2014 at 9:30am

According to eyewitnesses, the ruckus began when drunk students began throwing things–apparently, anything they could drunkenly get their hands on. Police showed up in riot gear and used tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Arrests, injuries reported in riot at New Hampshire college during autumn festival

Police in southwestern New Hampshire used tear...

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WaPo Strikes Back at Syracuse Univ. for Uninviting Photojournalist Because of Recent Travel to Liberia

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 8:00am

I just really liked the headline from this Washington Post article.

By Mark Berman:

Syracuse University bravely saves students from exposure to journalism

Michel du Cille, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, was recently in Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak. He is back in the United States now, and he was supposed to go to...

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Stanford Review Writer on the Nature of ‘Pseudo-Patriotism’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

The Stanford Review is that campus’s conservative publication. They have excellent, well-researched and well-written editorials.

By Harry Elliot:

States, Stockholm Syndrome, and Pseudo-Patriotism

A government has the power, in most cases, to enslave us at a moment’s notice for a war we may not support, and to silence anybody who speaks ill of its...

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