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Why Hasn’t UNEDITED Video of UT-Austin Israel Studies Disruption Been Released?

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Posted by    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 6:30pm

Professor Jacobson has been following the University of Texas kerfuffle involving pro-Palestianan students disrupting an Israeli Studies event. This is the latest development.

Form our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

Why Hasn’t UNEDITED Video of UT-Austin Israel Studies Disruption Been Released?

On November 13, 2015, the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee disrupted an Israel Studies...

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Students Across America DEMAND Equality, Padded Safe Spaces

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Posted by    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 3:30pm

Because avoiding adulthood as long as possible is en vogue.

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

Students Across America DEMAND Equality, Padded Safe Spaces

I don’t harbor many memories from undergrad that are related to social justice or student protests. At one point, one guy (it was t...

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How Community Outreach Ministries are Helping Students Achieve Their College Dreams

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Posted by    Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 5:00pm

And now for some good news.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Outreach Community Ministries program helps college-striving teens aim high

On a cold and rainy school night, 16-year-old Norberto Lopez and his tutor, Mark Tader, were reviewing the concept of transcendentalism at the Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream when they paused over an epigram...

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Could Therapy Help Combat Campus Sexual Assault?

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Posted by    Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 2:00pm

One of the more rational discussions on the matter.

From the LA Times:

How therapy can help combat college sexual assault

I am the mother of a college-aged daughter and a high school-aged son as well as a licensed psychotherapist who works with adolescents and young adults, so I read this opinion with special...

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If Billionaires are an Indicator, Going to a Top College Doesn’t Really Matter

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Posted by    Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

The number of billionaires who went to prestigious universities might surprise you.

The Washington Post explores:

Billionaires show that going to a top college isn’t very important

For the kind of student who stresses over Ivy League college applications, economists have some good news: Attending an “elite” institution probably won’t have much impact on...

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How is the First Family Paying for College?

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Posted by    Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 2:00pm

Malia Obama will be graduating high school next year. How does the first family plan to pay for her tuition?

The New York Post reports:

How the Obamas are paying for Malia’s college

Michelle Obama’s message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.

Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in...

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Brown University Will Spend $100 Million on Inclusivity Program

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Posted by    Friday, November 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

I could think of a heckuva lot better ways to burn $100 million, but okay.

From The Atlantic:

Brown University’s $100 Million Inclusivity Plan

Every university responds to student protests in its own way.

Earlier this month, scores of Brown undergraduates formed a circle on a quad...

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Does the Yale Problem Start in High School?

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Posted by    Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:00pm

Can the current college campus crisis be mitigated with better education in high school?

From the Heterodox Academy:

The Yale Problem Begins in High School

A month before the Yale Halloween meltdown, I had a bizarre and illuminating experience at an elite private high school on the West Coast....

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Prof Finds Rare Bible Script On Ebay for $99

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 6:30pm

“It belongs in a museum!” – Indiana Jones

The Houston Chronicle reported:

University of Texas professor found this ancient, rare biblical script selling on eBay for $99

While perusing pages of antique auctions on eBay, a University of Texas professor was surprised to spot a rare, ancient fragment of the Greek New Testament inconspicuously...

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Smith College Will Review Media Access Policies

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 3:30pm

After reporters were banned from a student sit-in, Smith will revisit their media access policies.

Mass Live reports:

Smith College to review media access policies following ban on reporters at sit-in

Following a ban on reporters at a Smith College sit-in Wednesday imposed by student activists and upheld by administration, the school says it...

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Pro-ISIS Messages Found on Youngstown State University’s Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 6:30pm

“We are coming” was painted on an iconic rock on Youngstown’s campus.

The campus paper, The Vindicator, reports:

YSU students meeting now to repaint iconic rock

Youngstown State University students are working now to repaint the rock outside of Kilcawley Center with the American flag.

YSU senior Jordan Wolfe organized...

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Brandeis Provost Green Lights Academic Pass for Protesters

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

Our parent site has the exclusive on the Brandeis chaos.

From Legal Insurrection:

EXCLUSIVE: Brandeis Provost Green Lights Academic Pass for Protesters

Earlier this week, Brandeis University became the latest in a long line of academic institutions to receive a “list of demands” from its allegedly beleaguered student body. Saying that “we [Brandeis has]...

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University of Vermont Hosts Retreat For ‘Privileged White Students’

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

Let’s all hug and talk about our white feelings.

The Independent reports:

University of Vermont hosts 3-day retreat for ‘privileged white students’ to discuss ‘what it means to be white’

An American university has held a three-day retreat for students who “self-identify as white” to discuss “white privilege” in the midst of the ongoing...

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Millennials Cool With Restricting Free Speech, Says New Poll

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

First amendment? Meh.

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

Poll: Millennials Cool With Restricting Free Speech

Polling released by Pew late last week reiterates a disturbing trend among the millennial crowd — the desire to censor free speech.

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“Whiteness Is a Disease” Says Professor

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

So then what is the cure?

From Gateway Pundit:

Colorado Professor: “Whiteness Is a Disease”

Dr. Cheryl Matias is an assistant Professor at the University of Colorado at Denver.

Matias is also a race hustler who believes “whiteness is a disease.”

Because preaching racist hate is acceptable...

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It’s Time for Students to Take Responsibility for Their College Debt

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

Welcome to adulthood.

From Fox Business:

Students Need to Step-Up College Debt Responsibility

Over the past several days, I’ve spent a lot of time covering people with money gripes. Last Tuesday, I attended a rally here in New York for people calling for a $15 dollar an hour minimum...

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Are Those Most in Need of Student Loans Getting the Shaft?

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 5:00pm

Has the student loan debate alienated those most in need?

Politico reports:

Neediest borrowers sidelined in student debt debate

The nation is having the wrong conversation about cracking existing student debt — and the presidential candidates aren’t helping. Very few people with bachelor’s degrees default on their student loans — only 4...

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Student Claims He Was Suspended For Having a Consensual Threesome

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 2:00pm

An acting student is suing his school after being suspended for violating the school’s sexual misconduct policy. The plaintiff claims he and two other students engaged in a consensual threesome. A participant of the consensual (so says the complaint) ménage à trois, a female, later complained to school officials who investigated...

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College Students Might Be Inspiring Change, But Not the Change They Desire

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 6:30pm

How the latest wave of college student protests is rooted in thuggery, not principles.

Peter Roff writes at U.S. News and World Report:

Thuggery, Not Principled Protests

Though they might like to think otherwise, today’s college demonstrators are far different from those who occupied academic offices and open spaces during...

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Princeton Students Want Woodrow Wilson’s Name Removed

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 3:30pm

The irony is thick with this one.

The Associated Press reports:

Students want Woodrow Wilson’s name removed from Princeton

Students staged a protest Wednesday inside the office of Princeton University’s president, demanding the school remove the name of former school president and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson from programs and buildings over what they said...

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UT Austin Anti-Israel Student Leader Called for “Support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:30pm

The saga continues. Just over two months ago leader of Israeli Studies disruption called on BDS movement to “support Palestinian resistance groups.”

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

UT-Austin anti-Israel student leader called for “support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

The students who disrupted a UT-Austin Israel Studies event hosted by Professor Ami Pedahzur...

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Law Student Faked Her Own Kidnapping

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 3:30pm

A University of Houston Law Center first year law student faked her own kidnapping in the throws of a personal crisis.

From Above the Law:

Student Found Bound And Gagged At Law School Faked Her Own Kidnapping

It’s almost finals time, and you know what that means: students across the country are becoming...

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