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#WarOnMen – Female provost accused of sexually harassing male colleagues

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Posted by    Monday, June 16, 2014 at 3:30pm

One has to wonder what explanations campus feminist activists will give when they learn that a former provost of Montana university is accused of touching male employees inappropriately, and dean who filed complaint says he faced retaliation.

Inside Higher Ed’s Ry Rivard files this report:

A sexual harassment case involving a former provost...

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Easy Prediction: President’s New Student Loan Scheme Will Lead to Higher Costs

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Posted by    Monday, June 16, 2014 at 12:30pm

File this under “All Proceeds as Instapundit has Foreseen”.

When I was a college freshman in 1983, average tuition, fees, room and board at private, nonprofit colleges added up to $18,143 in 2013 dollars. This year, that number has risen to $40,917. Public colleges are cheaper than their private counterparts, but they’ve...

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Homework for Hire: Economics Student Works for UNC’s Student-Athletes

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Posted by    Monday, June 16, 2014 at 9:30am

We have been covering the story of a University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s scandal-ridden support of academically weak athletic students .

Now, one of the homework-for-hire “tutors” has come forward to share his experiencing doing the homework for the school’s sports team members.

When Rashad McCants admitted to taking paper classes at...

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U. Wisconsin Student: How America-Hating Profs Destroyed U.S. Ability to Wage War

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Posted by    Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 5:00pm

University of Wisconsin – Madison doctoral student Jason Morgan says that American military prowess has been hollowed out by academia and the culture of irony.

….Universities have the market cornered when it comes to theorizing a society free from the tired old “half of us are men and the other half are...

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Famed women’s college now target of latest campus diversity craze

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Posted by    Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 2:00pm

Barnard College now seems to be a target for the latest campus diversity craze: Transvestite Acceptance!

We recently noted that a renown gay activist offended students at University of Chicago by using the term, “Tranny.”

Now, Barnard and Columbia students from the boards of GendeRevolution and Proud Colors demand that the famed women’s...

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New from NYU: Hoodie That Helps to Send Texts to Family and Friends

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Posted by    Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 11:00am

The last time we checked on New York University, the “Home of the Facebook Hookup Page,” administrators were exploring the possibilities of a new electronic communications policy.

However, its students have focused their attention on electronic communications in an entirely different way.

Hooded sweatshirts can now help students to send subtle and covert...

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Stanford economics prof may be the star player in NCAA student-athlete trial

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Posted by    Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 8:00am

A Stanford University professor of economics appears to have made a big play in the trial that could end up forcing the NCAA to compensate its student-athletes.

According to ESPN, the legal team for former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon called Roger Noll to the stand Monday. Noll is an economy professor...

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Place, Not Race – Law prof shares her approach to affirmative action

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Posted by    Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 5:00pm

We have recounted the many failings of race-based affirmative action policies and measures seeking to overturn race-based college admissions preferences.

A law professor offers a new approach to affirmative action in admissions that she says could help the disadvantaged without some of the legal and political issues that challenge current approaches. Inside...

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Student security guards are making a difference on American campuses

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Posted by    Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

Captain Capitalism, better known as Aaron Clarey, suggests students consider working as security guards for their schools as a way to pay for school in several of his outstanding books for young people.

Inside Higher Ed’s Charlie Tyson delves into the world of student security guards.

Tragedy was not averted at Seattle Pacific...

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College student says it’s time for the UN to pay for its mistakes in Haiti

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Posted by    Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:00am

College student Treston Wheat says that the United Nations should pay for mistakes made during the response following the earthquake in Haiti.

The United Nations has failed again as an international institution, and it should pay for causing an epidemic of almost biblical proportions in Haiti. Not many people are aware of...

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Gallup research shows going Greek is good!

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Posted by    Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 8:00am

It appears that the students at Amherst have good reason to protest the schools “no frat” rules.

A new study shows going Greek is good!

Researchers at Gallup believe they found a formula for a good life after college, and students in fraternities and sororities are more likely to follow it than most.

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Sexy and Smart – Professor David Brat acclaimed by his students

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Posted by    Friday, June 13, 2014 at 6:30pm

As the dust settles on the congressional primary race results that saw Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor defeated by a little known challenger, many pundits are offering their theories about this stunning upset.

Loyol...

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After death threats, Palestinian Prof at Al Quds Resigns for Class Trip to Auschwitz

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Posted by    Friday, June 13, 2014 at 3:30pm

We noted that Brandies University severed its partnership with Al-Quds University after an astonishing display of hatred for Jews took place during an Al-Quds student demonstration.

Now a Palestinian professor from that institution is resigning after enduring months of harassment and intimidation.

His crime?

In a quest for real tolerance and understanding, he took...

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10 year old Californian heading to college after receiving high school diploma

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Posted by    Friday, June 13, 2014 at 12:30pm

A 10-year old high school graduate says one of his goals is to become the President of the United States.

After reading about his efforts and accomplishments, I wish he didn’t have to wait 25 more years before he was legally eligible.

Tanishq Abraham has accomplished more at age 10 than many students...

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Alumni network forming to address campus sex assault prevention and policy

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Posted by    Friday, June 13, 2014 at 9:30am

We have noted that 55 school are under investigation for improperly handling campus sex assault cases at the same time the number of lawsuits initiated by those abused by school kangaroo-court style justice are on the increase.

Now, alumni from some of those impacted institutions are joining together in helping their...

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UC Berkeley Student Finds New Respect for Ronald Reagan

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Posted by    Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 6:30pm

University of California – Berkeley student Kevin D. Reyes used the recent anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s passing to reflect how learning history influenced his opinion of the President.

June 5 marks the 10th anniversary of former president Ronald Reagan’s passing. I vaguely remember watching the breaking news reports as a 10-year-old kid....

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College staff complains after mandatory assembly includes “Vagina Monologues” excerpt

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Posted by    Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 3:30pm

When faculty and staff members filed their complaint that during a mandatory assembly they were forced to endure a presentation from The Vagina Monologues,  I wonder if it included charges related to “sexual harassment” or “cruel and unusual punishment”.

Inside Higher Ed’s Charlie Tyson files this report.

Employees at a New Jersey community...

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Heritage Foundation responds to student’s concern that grade was lowered for using its material

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

Hayley Waring, a student at Southern Methodist University,  recently thanked former New york City mayor Michael Bloomberg for his defense of campus free speech.

This gratitude was especially heartfelt, as she had personal experience with campus political harassment.

I’ve always had a feeling that...

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Former UCLA Basketball Player “I was an athlete masquerading as a student.”

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Posted by    Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 9:30am

Ed O’Bannon is a former basketball player for the University of California – Los Angeles and is lead plaintiff in an antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA for not compensating student athletes.

As the case gets underway, he offered some fascinating testimony.

According to ESPN, the former UCLA basketball player opened up the trial...

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Obama’s yet to be executed orders on student loans already getting bad reviews

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 6:30pm

We recently reported that President Obama is poised to sign executive orders that will limit the percentage of income student debtors must pay on student loans.

Reviews on these orders are coming in, just ahead of the formal announcement, and they are  scathing (hat-tip, Instapundit).

The order will extend the cap on student loan...

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“Hanoi Jane” Street Art Pops Up around LA ahead of Fonda’s UCLA Commencement Speech

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 3:30pm

We recently reported that many veterans are angered over UCLA’s grad speaker choice of “Hanoi Jane” Fonda.

Now, in a protest form that is often seen in Los Angeles, street art is appearing that succinctly expresses the nature of that outrage.

In anticipation of Jane Fonda’s commencement speech on June 13 at UCLA’s...

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How a Real Feminist Should Hit on Guys…. for Self Defense

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:30pm

During the recent pageant, Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez (now Miss USA) created controversy by suggesting that women should learn self-defense in order to prevent or avoid being sexually assaulted. Sanchez is a fourth degree black belt in taekwondo.

Jennifer Kabbany, Associate Editor at The College Fix, shares her own self-defense training...

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