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Seattle Pacific U. Student Fisks Seattle’s New $15 Minimum Wage Law

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Posted by    Friday, June 27, 2014 at 6:30pm

TJ Jan is a student at Seattle Pacific University who should really consider becoming an economics major, based on this fisking of Seattle’s new minimum wage law.

…Students and graduates who are looking to have a leg up on the competition, stave off moving back to mom and dad’s place and start...

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Sexual Assault Education at UCLA Found Insufficient by State Audit

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Posted by    Friday, June 27, 2014 at 3:30pm

An audit of four campuses in the state, including UCLA and Berkeley, found faculty and staff are not properly trained in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Eu Ran Kwak, contributor to the Daily Bruin, compiled this report for UCLA.

UCLA fails to sufficiently educate its faculty and staff...

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Kayne West Teaches Fashion at Tech College for Community Service Sentence

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Posted by    Friday, June 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

Pop icon Kanye West has just received his assignment under a court-ordered 250-hour community service sentence.

West, who was sentenced to 24 months informal probation and 250 hours of community service stemming from an August incident where West attacked a paparazzo at LAX airport, is serving his time teaching fashion at L.A....

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Courses on “Stupidity” and “Distractions” Latest Inane Campus Offerings

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Posted by    Friday, June 27, 2014 at 9:30am

The ability of institutions of higher learning to create useless classes and market them as “worthwhile” is astonishing.

The University Herald lists five of these outlandish classes:

1.     “Oh, Look, a Chicken!” Embracing Distraction as a Way of Knowing – Belmont University

his course gets points for the n...

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Critics of George Will’s Column on Rape and Higher Ed Misrepresent his Arguments

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Posted by    Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 6:30pm

Professor Jacobson recently reviewed conservative pundit George Will’s experiences with the “Shut-Up Culture,” after the St. Louis Post-Dispatch dumped him for a column that addressed concepts related...

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College of Charleston Grads Start Solar Powered Golf Cart Taxi Business

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Posted by    Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 3:30pm

Finally, the Obama administration can point to at least 3 jobs created in the alternative energy industry!

On a less ironic note, these three recent graduates can inspire others who are struggling to find jobs to consider the opportunities afforded by starting their own business.

And, it c...

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Northwestern prof sues school over “flawed and one-sided” sex charge investigation

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Posted by    Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 12:30pm

We have reported that male students have begun filing lawsuits related to gender discrimination and libel against their schools, based on an questionable sex crime charges and flawed investigations conducted by kangaroo campus courts.

Now, a male professor is initiating a similar lawsuit of his own, based on his own experiences with...

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Interview with CT community college student suspended for questioning gun control

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Posted by    Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 9:30am

Earlier this year we reported that a Connecticut community college suspended a student veteran for his aggressive questioning of Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy during a public forum.

Hillsdale College student Macaela Bennett interviews that student, Nicholas Saucier, for The College Fix.

…The incident in question took place last October. Right after the governor...

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72 years after WWII internment forced him to miss graduation, California man gets diploma

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 6:30pm

Congratulations to Don Miyada!

A California man who missed his 1942 graduation because he was locked in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans finally walked in a cap and gown last week, more than seven decades after he was pulled out of class just a month shy of his big day.

Don Miyada, now...

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Video: How Title IX Hurts College Sports

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 3:30pm

Feminists recently staged a book burning.

The target?  Christina Hoff Sommers’ wonderful work,  The War Against Boys.

Now, via Minding the Campus, is a video that they will hate just as much…and can’t burn.

AEI’s Christina Hoff Sommers is now hosting “The Factual Feminist,” an excellent YouTube series which punctures the conventional wisdom on “feminist...

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Campus Activists’ Latest Outrage Target: Polish Hero Lech Walesa

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 12:30pm

Lech Walesa is a cherished hero among many Polish-Americans nationwide, especially in communities in the Mid-West,

However, a few comments he made about homosexual members of Parliament have placed him in the cross-hairs of  gay activists who want his name removed from a Northeastern Illinois University building.

Loyola University student Matt Lamb files...

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Brooklyn College Rejects $10 Million Grant from the Koch Brothers

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 9:30am

The administrators of Brooklyn College seem to fear the wrath of campus progressive activists then they care about the welfare of their students.

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U. South Carolina Increases Tuition To Pay for Employees’ Obamacare

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 6:30pm

Another university has fallen victim to Obamacare.

This time, it is its students who will suffer most.

University of South Carolina’s board of trustees has hiked tuition for the upcoming school year to help shoulder new health care and Obamacare implementation costs, expenses they say the public university can’t afford.

The increase of 3.2...

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Prager University Video: The Truth about the Vietnam War

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 3:30pm

Given some of the disturbing similarities to the chaos erupting in Iraq, Prager University’s latest video about the Vietnam War is very timely.

Did the United States win or lose the Vietnam War? We are taught that it was a resounding loss for America, one that proves that intervening in the affairs...

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American Student Gets Stuck in Giant Stone Vagina in Germany

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 12:30pm

One has to wonders what America’s campus feminist activists will make of this story.

What was meant to be a funny dare turned into an utter embarrassment for an American exchange student, who found himself trapped in a giant stone vagina in Germany.

Firefighters had to be called in to deliver the man,...

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Yale doctors test new drug that allowed man to regrow full head of hair

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 9:30am

Yale doctors recently tested a new arthritis drug, which yielded some intriguing results that may make it nearly as popular as viagra and pot someday.

Doctors at Yale used an FDA-approved arthritis drug to successfully grow a full head of hair on a 25-year-old man suffering from a rare autoimmune disease that...

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Conservative College Student Shows Why Feminists are Wrong about Game of Thrones

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 6:30pm

Conservative college student Mitch Hall blends pop culture with punditry to show why campus feminists are wrong about a very popular cable TV series.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past four years, you’ve probably heard about the insanely successful HBO series Game of Thrones. The show, which has quickly...

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Using Social Media Helps Freshmen Remember to Renew aid for Sophomore Year

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 3:30pm

It turns out that sometime social media can really aid academic success.

A new study shows that text messages encouraging first-year community college students to fill out federal student aid form boost persistence to sophomore year.  Doug Lederman of Inside Higher Ed has this report:

You’d think that those low-income college students who,...

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U. Tennessee student – Moving Forward On Nuclear Energy

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 12:30pm

Given the rapidly deteriorating situation in the Middle East, University of Tennessee student Treston Wheat promotes an idea whose time may just have come!

…The Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 1982 established a federal program for the management of high-level nuclear waste, which placed the Department of Energy (DOE) as the...

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Selections from James O’Keefe’s columns for Rutgers Journal, The Centurion

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9:30am

While a student at Rutgers University, famed conservative activist James Keefe and his peers launched a monthly political journal known as the The Centurion, a publication alternative to the usual progressive fare offered on campus.

Now, Vocative has posted selection of those college works.

Consider this a super-early Christmas present!

The Centurion, February 2005

O’Keefe pens...

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Four Concerned Moms Got Oklahoma to Repeal Common Core

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Posted by    Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

File this story under “Grizzly Moms”.

How’s this for an in-kind contribution: “One time when we were in Canton, Okla., speaking to the PTO moms, they gave us a basket of homemade bread and jams and all kinds of stuff!” Jenni White, the leading activist call...

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New survey shows female students worry more about campus assaults

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Posted by    Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 11:00am

Given the fact that the “Against our Will” sex assault campaign and other campus feminist activities  promote the idea that all men...

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