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Valdosta State University American Flag Protests Continue

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

The saga continues.

Jon Shirek and Michael King report for :

Flag protests continue at Valdosta State University

ATLANTA (WXIA) — Tense times continue at Valdosta State University after an internet video became viral showing protesters trampling on the US flag, and a military veteran taking the flag away from the protestors and scuffling...

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Conference on ‘Charlie Hebdo’ cancelled at Queen’s University

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 6:30pm

Potential security risks caused the cancellation of a discussion on the French Satirical paper.

Aine McMahon reports for The Irish Times:

Queen’s University conference on Charlie Hebdo ‘cancelled’

A conference about the satirical French publication Charlie Hebdo that was set to take place at Queen’s University Belfast has allegedly been cancelled because of a...

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University of Queensland Offers Course on Science of Climate Denial

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 3:30pm

Hopefully they’ll start with the fact that ‘climate denial’ itself is a misnomer. I’ve never seen an instance where anyone denies the existence of weather…

Dana Nuccitelli reports for The Guardian:

University offering free online course to demolish climate denial

The course coordinator is John Cook, University of Queensland Global Change Institute climate communication...

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Is Dr. Oz’s Position at Columbia University in Jeopardy?

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30pm

10 physicians have called for Columbia University’s medical school to fire Dr. Oz.

ABC News reports:

Dr. Oz Fires Back After Calls for Him to Lose Columbia University Position

 
 
 

Why College Students Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 3:30pm

A California university is working to raise awareness on the importance of sleep.

Tyler Kingkade write for the Huffington Post:

College Students Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep. These Universities Are Trying To Change That

The University of California-Los Angeles recently hosted a series of events on campus to raise awareness about the importance of sleep,...

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Student at University of Iowa Hands Out Pot Brownies

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Posted by    Monday, April 20, 2015 at 6:30pm

So this happened…

Mike Carlson reports for KCRG-TV9:

University of Iowa student hands out “pot brownies” on 4-20

IOWA CITY — A University of Iowa student is spending much of Monday handing out “pot brownies” on the Pentacrest in Iowa City.

Michael Corrie, a member of Young Americans for Liberty, said the demonstr...

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Football Player from University of Florida Arrested

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Posted by    Monday, April 20, 2015 at 3:30pm

According to police, J.C. Jackson turned himself in.

News 4 Jax reports:

University of Florida football player arrested after armed robbery

Gainesville police arrested a University of Florida football player Saturday in connection with an armed home invasion robbery. Investigators say J.C. Jackson turned himself in to authorities.

Investigators say it happened just before 4...

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Valdosta State University Embroiled in American Flag Controversy

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Posted by    Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 5:00pm

A military veteran reportedly removed an American flag from desecration and was subsequently questioned by police.

Jennifer Banks reports for Fox 5 News:

Valdosta State University releases statement on American flag dispute

VALDOSTA, Ga. – After many posts on social media and e-mails, FOX 5 News is looking into a viral video posted on...

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Jeremiah True Arrested on Allegations of Sex Abuse and Disorderly Conduct

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Posted by    Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00pm

You might remember Reed University student Jeremiah True who was reportedly kicked out of class for espousing his views on rape.

At our parent site Legal Insurrection, we dug a little deeper and found there was more to the story:

True was not banned from the class for what he said, but...

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Catholic University Students Vote for Campus Carry

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Posted by    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 5:00pm

And the movement grows…

Susan Svrluga reports for the Washington Post:

Students at Catholic University vote to allow guns on campus

Catholic University student leaders want students to be able to carry guns on campus.

“A resolution in support of student carry” easily passed the school’s student government, the Student Associ...

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Seattle University Partially Evacuates After Threatening Notes Discovered

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Posted by    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:00pm

Three buildings at Seattle University were evacuated Friday.

Jack Broom reported for The Seattle Times:

Threatening note prompts partial evacuation of Seattle University

Update at 11:44 a.m.: The three buildings at Seattle University have been reopened after several threatening notes were found.

The campus is resuming “normal operations,” according to the university.

“Officers conducted a floor-by-floor...

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Are Rich Colleges and Universities Getting Richer?

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Posted by    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 6:30pm

A new study suggests richer schools continue to amass wealth.

Nick Anderson writes for The Washington Post:

Rich colleges and universities are getting a lot richer, study finds

The 10 richest universities in America hold nearly a third of the total wealth, in cash and investments, amassed by about 500 public and private institutions....

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Protestors Disrupt ‘American Sniper’ Showing at Eastern Michigan University

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Posted by    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 9:30am

And are promptly arrested…

Jessica Chasmar writes for The Washington Times:

Protesters arrested after disrupting ‘American Sniper’ showing at Eastern Michigan University

Four students were arrested at Eastern Michigan University on Friday after disrupting a screening of “American Sniper.”

Roughly 35 students walked onto the stage at the Student Center Auditorium to protest the 8...

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Students for Justice in Palestine to Host Event on Holocaust Remembrance Day at U. Pittsburgh

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:30pm

What could possibly go wrong?

Brian Albert reports for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Anti-Semitism 101 at University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine plans to host an event on Holocaust Remembrance Day, which falls this year on Thursday. The purpose of this event is not to commemorate the...

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This New Jersey College Became the First to Utilize Police Body Cams

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:30am

Are police body cameras the wave of the campus police future?

Andy Polhamus reports for the South Jersey Times:

Rowan University becomes first N.J. college to use police body cameras

Rowan University announced on Tuesday that its police department had been issued body cameras, making it the first New Jersey college to use the...

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Also Speaking at Liberty University? Jeb Bush

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 6:30pm

Several weeks after Senator Cruz kicked off his presidential campaign at the iconic university, Jeb Bush is scheduled to speak.

Nick Gass writes at Politico:

Jeb Bush to speak at Liberty University

Jeb Bush will deliver the commencement address at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, on May 9, the school announced Wednesday.

He is the...

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One Fourth of Part-Time Faculty Need Government Aid of Some Kind

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 3:30pm

Just when you thought universities couldn’t be a bigger tax dollar suck…

Sonali Kohli writes for Quartz:

25% of part-time university faculty in the US need government aid

Half the teachers in US universities and colleges are part-time faculty. And 25% of those are receiving government aid because their paltry salary isn’t enough, according...

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At Clarion University, Pro-life Crosses Tossed in the Garbage

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 6:30pm

Ah yes, the ‘tolerance’ crowd is always so tolerant. Except when they aren’t.

Jessica Chasmar reports for the Washington Times:

Pro-life crosses mocked, thrown in garbage at Clarion University

Students at Clarion University of Pennsylvania destroyed a pro-life display on campus that featured dozens of white crosses commemorating lives lost to abortion.

The public...

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Washington University Rowing Team Attacked by Flying Fish

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 3:30pm

Some things you simply can’t make up. Like this one:

The Daily Mail reports:

Flying fish! Amazing footage shows university rowing team in the crossfire as HUNDREDS of Asian carp leap at them from the water

A university rowing team found themselves caught up in the crossfire when hundreds of flying fish mounted...

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Protestors Project ‘Columbia Protects Rapists’ Onto Building

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Posted by    Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:30pm

Student protestors projected the words ‘Columbia Protects Rapists’ onto campus buildings.

Buzzfeed News reports:

“Columbia Protects Rapists” Projected Onto University’s Administration Building

Columbia University’s No Red Tape student group protested the school’s handling of alleged sexual assaults on campus Sunday night by projecting “Columbia Protects Rapists” on the main administr...

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Vandalism at Francis Marion University Prompts FBI Investigation

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Posted by    Monday, April 13, 2015 at 3:30pm

Red numbers mysteriously tagged across campus have officials baffled.

Joshua Lloyd reports for SCNow.com:

State Law Enforcement Division, FBI investigating vandalism at Francis Marion University

FLORENCE, S.C. – The state law enforcement division and the federal bureau of investigations have been called to investigate acts of vandalism on the Francis Marion University Campus.

Campus officials...

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Harvard to Launch Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

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Posted by    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 5:00pm

Harvard is hoping to elicit a bevy of respondents in their latest campus survey.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

University Prepares To Launch Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

As Harvard prepares to launch a sexual conduct climate survey on April 12, administrators are emphasizing the confidentiality of the poll and are executing an aggressive publicity push...

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