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Frat Suspended At University Of Houston For Alleged Hazing

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

Sigma Chi is the latest fraternity to find itself suspended.

Michal Graczyk from the Associated Press reports for ABC News:

University of Houston Suspends Fraternity for Alleged Hazing

University of Houston officials are promising swift punishment, including expulsion and criminal charges, if allegations of hazing...

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Frat Member Found Dead At University of South Carolina

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

This is a tragic story.

NBC News reports:

University of South Carolina Fraternity Member Found Dead

A University of South Carolina fraternity member was found dead at an off-campus home, authorities said. The national organization of Pi Kappa Alpha has suspended the chapter.

Authorities identified the student as Charles Terreni Jr., 18, a freshman. Richland...

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Obama’s Former Law Prof Says EPA Is “Burning Up The Constitution”

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

Straight from the horse’s mouth.

Ed Morrissey writes for Hot Air:

Former Obama law prof: EPA is “burning the Constitution” with its CO2 regulations

What happens when two Constitutional law scholars collide? Usually, the more learned of the two prevails, but don’t bet on it in this case. Harvard University Professor Lawrence Tribe, described...

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American University Probed By Feds In Sexual Violence Investigation

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Posted by    Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 9:30am

This D.C. university gets the Title IX probe:

Nick Anderson reports for the Washington Post:

Feds launch a sexual violence investigation at American University

The U.S. Education Department has begun an investigation of how American University responds to sexual violence, officials disclosed Wednesday, pushing the total of colleges and universities under federal scrutiny...

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Oxford Taking Fire For Fossil Fuel Investments

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 12:30pm

Anti-fossil fuel tree huggers are all riled up over Oxford University’s decision to defer endowment investment decisions.

Karl Mathiesen reports at The Guardian:

Students occupy Oxford university in fossil fuel divestment protest

Students occupied an administrative building at Oxford university on Monday in protest at the university’s decision...

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Fraternity At Penn State Suspended For Allegedly Posting Nude Pics Of Women On Facebook

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:30am

I really hope this isn’t true…

Ray Sanchez reports for CNN:

Penn State fraternity suspended over alleged nude Facebook pictures

(CNN)A Pennsylvania State University fraternity has been suspended after allegedly posting on a private Facebook page compromising photos of women, including some who appeared to be asleep or passed out.

The suspension of Kappa Delta...

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Is There Really A Gender Gap In Education?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 6:30pm

This Economist article argues it’s a matter of body chemistry.

The weaker sex

“IT’S all to do with their brains and bodies and chemicals,” says Sir Anthony Seldon, the master of Wellington College, a posh English boarding school. “There’s a mentality that it’s not cool for them...

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Were These Students Kicked-Out Of An Anti-Racist Meeting For Being White?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 9:30am

According to The Daily Caller, two journalism students at Ryerson University in Toronto were not welcomed at an anti-racist meeting held on campus.

Blake Neff writes:

Two Students Kicked From Anti-Racist Meeting For Being White

Two white students at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada were barred from attending an anti-racism meeting at the school...

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Did OU Break The Law When They Expelled Frat Members?

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Posted by    Monday, March 16, 2015 at 6:30pm

According to this law professor, OU chose breaking the law over bad publicity.

Glenn Reynolds writes in USA Today:

OU broke the law to avoid bad press: Column

It has been a bad spell for the University of Oklahoma. First, some members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were videotaped singing a racist s...

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University Of Alabama’s Men’s Basketball Coach Canned

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Posted by    Monday, March 16, 2015 at 9:30am

The announcement was made late Sunday afternoon.

WBRC reports:

University of Alabama fires men’s basketball coach Anthony Grant

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) –
The Director of Athletics at the University of Alabama announced Sunday that Anthony Grant would not be retained as head coach of the men’s basketball team.

According to a press release from the university,...

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Stories From A College Dropout — Why She Believes It Was The Best Decision For Her

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Posted by    Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

To college or not to college? This student chose the latter.

Eleanor Doughty writes at The Telegraph:

University: ‘dropping out was the best thing for me’

“I only went to university because it was expected of me” is an explanation that few dare to give of their experience of higher education. But this is...

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Stabbing At Morgan State University

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Posted by    Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 2:00pm

Some people take cleanliness very seriously.

Nick Houser reports for WBALTV.com:

Morgan State University student stabbed by roommate

ALTIMORE —A Morgan State University student stabbed his roommate with scissors Friday, according to the university’s public information officer.

The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

T...

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Students For Life Offer Abortion Alternative At Purdue

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Posted by    Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

There is another way.

Carol Tobias writes at Life News:

What’s the One Kind of Student You Never See on a College Campus? Pro-Life Video Offers Help

“Dear pregnant student, do not be afraid. You are not alone in this. There is an entire community of people who are ready to love, support, and...

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Did Texas A&M Accidentally Publish Student Personal Data Online?

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Posted by    Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:00am

This is the kind of mistake no one wants to make.

Joshua Siegel reports for The Eagle:

Texas A&M admits to putting faculty, graduate assistants’ Social Security numbers and personal info online

Texas A&M may have inadvertently compromised personal data belonging to fewer than 5,000 university faculty members and graduate students, according to an...

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Prof Explains How Cursive Helps To Exercise The Brain

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Posted by    Friday, March 13, 2015 at 6:30pm

If you’re looking for a way to keep your brain in tip top condition, consider writing in cursive.

Terre Haute, writes at Pal-Item:

Another view: Twists and turns of writing by hand

Those of a certain age can still see, in the classrooms of their minds, those oh-so-exact, even ornate, examples of proper handwriting...

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Outspoken Anti-Israel Activist Works In Administration of New Muslim College

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Posted by    Friday, March 13, 2015 at 9:30am

Move along, nothing to see here… except that according to Fox News, “the school’s other co-founder, Hatem Bazian, who serves as the school’s chairman of academic affairs, has been accused of whipping up anti-Semitism on campuses across the nation through another organization he helped establish, the anti-Israel Students for Justice...

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South Carolina’s Higher Education Commission Defunded

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Posted by    Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 6:30pm

Legislators love to wax poetic about defunding entities and seldom do. But South Carolina’s House made good on their defund promise.

From the AP Wire published on islandpacket.com:

SC House votes to defund higher education commission

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Commission on Higher Education could be forced to close next fiscal year under a...

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Is Higher Education Worth The Investment? University of Missouri’s Chancellor Says Yes

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Posted by    Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 5:00pm

With so many recent college graduates unemployed and suffocating under student loans, is college still a worth while investment?

R. Bowen Loftin, University of Missouri Chancellor writes in the Springfield News-Leader:

Loftin: Higher education is worth the investment

Choices define who we are, affecting our career goals, dreams and even how we handle challenges...

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Has New York’s Education Reform Alienated Teachers?

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Posted by    Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 3:30pm

New York’s education reforms have left teachers feeling attacked and maligned by the system.

Elizabeth Ganga, Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy and Mareesa Nicosia write at The Journal News:

Education reform has teachers feeling under attack

Teachers are feeling under-appreciated and under attack.

A series of education reform proposals under consideration in Albany, along with an increased...

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Campus Carry Bill Introduced In Montana

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Posted by    Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 9:30am

Campus carry hits Montana’s state house. Will it pass?

Charles S. Johnson reports at the Missoulian:

Bill for concealed carry on Montana campuses sparks debate

HELENA – Some legislators are trying again to pass a bill to allow people to carry concealed guns on Montana university campuses, even through Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a...

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Al Jazeera Has An… Interesting Take On Campus Carry

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

The headline alone is pretty spectacular.

Al Jazeera Staff write:

Campus gun proponents slammed for ‘grotesque’ opportunism on student rape

Gun control advocates have swung out at an NRA-sponsored push to promote the proliferation of guns as a safeguard against campus sexual assault, saying so-called “campus carry” proposals amount to a “grotesque display...

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University Of Oklahoma Severs Ties With Fraternity After Racist Video Surfaces

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 8:00am

This one comes to you from our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

The University of Oklahoma dissolved ties with Sigma Alpha Epsilon today. The decision was rendered after a video surfaced showing members of SEA engaging in racist chants like, “there will never be a n***** SAE.”

Warning: Offensive language

 
 
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