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TSU Women’s Basketball Game Ends In Bench Clearing Brawl

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Posted by    Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:30pm

Officials rule the game a ‘double forfeit.’

Via AP wire as reported by Click2Houston:

TSU releases statement after fight at women’s basketball game

HOUSTON –
Southern and Texas Southern were playing for the Southwestern Athletic Conference women’s basketball regular-season title Saturday night when a bench-clearing fight broke out midway through the second half.

Officials ruled the...

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Georgia’s Band Couldn’t Make It, So The Aggies Stepped In

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

In Aggieland, this is known as “good bull.”

Brian Perroni writes at 247Sports:

Aggie band steps in when Georgia’s can’t make it

At this weekend’s SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, the Texas A&M Hullabaloo band was...

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NCAA Penalizes Syracuse For Decade Old Violations

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 5:00pm

This one had to hurt:

Chip Patterson reports for CBS Sports:

Syracuse NCAA penalties: What it means for the football program

The NCAA handed down its punishment to Syracuse University on Friday, charging the school with a failure to monitor its athletic department and put both the football and men’s basketball programs on five...

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Texas A&M University Gets Visit From Google Ideas Director

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 8:00am

Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas, spoke at the George Bush library. He began by thanking President Bush for providing, “a frame of reference for what true leadership is.”

It’s worth the few minutes it takes to watch this.

Ian Hill from KAGS-TV in College Station reports:

Google Ideas director makes stop in Aggieland

COLLEGE...

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Campus Carry Means Giving Guns To Rapists? That’s What These Anti-Gunners Say

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Posted by    Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 5:00pm

I’d ask what the anti-second amendment crowd will think of next, but I’m not sure I want the answer to that question.

Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon writes:

Gun Control Advocate Says Campus Carry Means Giving Guns to Rapists

Possession of a firearm by a person convicted of rape—a felony—is punishable by...

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Victory: Charges Dropped Against Pro-Israel Ohio U. Students

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Posted by    Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:00am

This victory comes from our parent site, Legal Insurrection. Students arrested while reading a Legal Insurrection post during a protest of an anti-Israel Student President have been vindicated.

Professor Jacobson writes:

Charges dropped against pro-Israel Ohio U. students

You may recall our extensive coverage of the Ohio University incident in which the student Senate...

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Columbia’s Journalism School Compares Legacy Journalists To ‘Digital’ Journalists

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

Do journalists respond differently depending on their medium? Columbia’s Journalism School published a report comparing legacy journalist’ Twitter interactions with the Twitter interactions of digital journalists.

Who retweets whom? How digital and legacy journalists interact on Twitter

Since bloggers and citizen journalists became a fixture of the U.S. media environment, they have found...

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Rape Victim Speaks At Nevada Campus Carry Bill Hearing

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Posted by    Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:30am

Rape victim Amanda Collins spoke on behalf of a campus carry bill making its way through Nevada’s state house.

Sean Whaley reports at the Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Nevada rape victim tells her story at gun campus-carry hearing

CARSON CITY — A woman who was raped on the University of Nevada, Reno campus in 2007...

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Are ‘Zero Tolerance Zones’ The Alternative To Campus Carry?

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:30pm

USA Today seems to think so. And we all know that criminals obey zoning restrictions…

AWR Hawkins writes at Ammoland:

USA Today Wants Defenseless ‘Zero-Tolerance’, Not Campus Carry

Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- USA Today joined ranks with other anti-gun voices, saying women shouldn’t be allowed to carry guns on campus for self-defense.

USA Today specifically...

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Columbia Tops List Of Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:30am

Well knock me down with a feather… But seriously, who didn’t see that one coming.

Who else made the list?

The Truth Revolt writes:

The 10 Worst Anti-Semitic Campuses

I. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Columbia University is home to some of the most well-known anti-Semitic professors in the nation such as Rashid Khalidi and Joseph Massad, who has...

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Campus Carry Bill Making Its Way Through Florida Committee

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:30pm

Will Florida pass campus carry?

Matthew Bruner writes at FSU News:

Concealed carry bill pending in higher education committee

Gun control is an issue that never seems to leave the spotlight, both on a national and local platform. All 50 states allow citizens to carry concealed weapons, if they meet certain state requirements. Currently,...

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No Punishment For U. of Texas Frat That Held Border Patrol Themed Party

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 9:30am

Political correctness brigade hardest hit.

Alexandra Samuels writes at USA Today:

U. of Texas fraternity goes unpunished for ‘border patrol’ party

The University of Texas at Austin’s Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity — commonly referred to as Fiji – attracted attention from UT students and others after hosting a “border patrol” themed party Feb. 7....

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New Ruling On The Hazlewood Act Helpful To Veterans, Costly To Texas

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

Created in 1929, the Hazelwood Act allows, “qualified veterans and dependent children of certain disabled or deceased veterans from specific tuition and fee charges at public institutions of higher education in the state of Texas. The exemption is for a maximum of 150 credit hours and may be awarded regardless of...

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Liberal Academia Needs The “Old Yeller Treatment”

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:30am

My friend and professional harvester of leftist beta tears, Kurt Schlichter, has a plan for liberal academia; one that starts with an ‘S’ and ends with ‘corched Earth.’

Kurt Schlichter writes at Townhall:

Let’s Destroy Liberal Academia

It’s time to give current university system the Old Yeller treatment, except normal Americans will giggle when...

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U. Michigan frat damage to resort tops $430,000

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Posted by    Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11:00am

When a University of Michigan frat trashed a ski resort, initial damage estimates were around $75,000. After further assessing the damage, Treetops Resort says they’re now estimating $430,000 in damage.

Patricia Montemurri and Robert Allen report at the Detroit Free Press:

Treetops Resort: Fraternity damage could top $400,000

One day after the University of...

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Who’s Holding Higher Education Accountable?

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

American higher education needs improvement, but is it possible to hold the system accountable?

John Ebersole writes at Forbes:

A Discussion On Higher Education Accountability

A recent New York Times op-ed, “How to hold colleges accountable,” lists a number of problems with contemporary higher education and offers the solution of greater accountability. While I...

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Was This UCLA Student Denied A Place In Student Government For Being Jewish?

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

You be the judge.

Rachel Beyda was a shoe-in for the role of appointed justice to UCLA’s Judicial Board of the Undergraduate Students Association Council, according to a friend who wrote to the school paper on Beyda’s behalf.

According to Beyda’s friend, members of the Council all agreed Beyda was qualified...

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Charged With Rape, Student Says ’50 Shades of Grey’ Was His Inspiration

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

This is horribly tragic.

Kristen DeSilva writes at the Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Student charged in rape told police he was re-enacting ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

A University of Illinois at Chicago student leader w...

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This University Of Texas Professor Doesn’t Think They Need Guns On Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 9:30am

This is an op-ed in the University of Texas campus paper.

Interestingly, the author writes, “One of the characteristics that make our University grounds so pleasant is that violence, and the threat of violence, are almost nonexistent.” Perhaps she’s unaware of what happened in 1966 when Charles Whitman killed 14 people and...

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Columbia Professor Who Trains Cops To Diffuse Heated Situations Charged With Assault

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

Those who can’t do, teach?

Caitlin Keating writes at People.com:

Columbia University Professor Joann Baney Charged with Assaulting Boyfriend

In a strange turn of events, a New York City college professor who trains police and firefighters how to diffuse heated situations has been charged with misdemeanor assault.

Joann Baney, an adjunct associate professor at Columbia...

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Is The Cost Of Campus Carry In Texas Too High?

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

The Houston Chronicle has an article estimating how much it would cost two university systems if campus carry is enacted in the state of Texas.

The moaning and bellyaching about training campus personnel and other necessary implementations is pretty comical seeing as university administrators typically don’t mind breaking the bank for things...

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Admission Secrets Exposed After University Of Texas Investigation

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Posted by    Monday, February 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

The University of Texas might fancy itself a progressive establishment, but their admission requirements remain a bit antiquated.

Maureen Sullivan reports at Forbes:

University Of Texas Investigation Exposes Admissions Secrets

On a tour last summer of the University of Texas at Austin campus, no one mentioned to my teenagers that it would be easier...

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