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University Of Iowa Students Claim Campus KKK Artwork Gives Them Nightmares

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 3:30pm

I know one professor who is probably going to be attending a diversity training program soon!

The activism sparked by an art display depicting a Ku Klux Klan robe should be a catalyst to make the University of Iowa more welcoming to minorities, students and employees said Tuesday. Many blacks and other...

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U. Missouri’s newest rule forbids employees from nicotine use – at home

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 12:30pm

The privacy rights of the employees at one university campus have just been “smoked”.

University of Missouri Health System is rolling out a new “nicotine-free hiring policy” that forbids new employees from using nicotine – on or off the clock.

Come Jan. 1, the system will no longer hire people who use any...

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UCLA Student: Diversity Doesn’t Add Up to Success

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6:30pm

University of California – Los Angeles student Josh Hedtke reviews the calculations behind diversity success, and determines the claims being made don’t add up.

A widely touted study claiming diversity is a better attribute than ability in spurring productivity and problem solving – claims used to push diversity classes as gradu...

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Missing Ohio State football player found dead in dumpster

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 12:30pm

We recently noted that a senior football player at Ohio State University had been reported missing by his family.

Sadly, he has been found dead.

Kosta Karageorge, a fifth-year senior, had missed pr...

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California Women’s College Now Admitting Transgendered Women

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6:30pm

A California women’s college is now admitting men…as long as they have been surgically altered and now identify as women.

And it seems to be part of the latest trend in college admission’s policies.

Scripps College in California has become the latest women’s college to make changes to their admissions policy, specifically regarding...

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University of New Mexico Latest Target of DOJ Sex Assault Probe

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 3:30pm

Who knew American campuses were the epicenter of sex crimes?

The University of New Mexico is the latest institution targeted by the Department of Justice.

The University of New Mexico (UNM) is under federal investigation from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for their sexual assault practices and policies.

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Colorado college prof forces students to recite anti-American ‘pledge of allegiance’

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 12:30pm

Perhaps this Colorado college faculty member inhaled some of the legal marijuana smoke while he was coming up with the lesson?

A Colorado college professor had students recite the pledge of allegiance, but it wasn’t the version school children have learned for decades.

The pledge required by Metropolitan State University Prof. Charles Angeletti...

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Demonstrations at UC Berkeley Become Increasingly Violent

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 9:30am

The seemingly nationwide campus demonstrations the began with protests about the Ferguson grand jury verdict are continuing unabated.

At the University of California – Berkeley, they are also becoming increasingly violent.

A minority of protesters shattered Civic Center windows, vandalized Berkeley storefronts and blocked an Oakland highway Sunday, on the second night of...

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St. Louis U. Student Reports on #Ferguson Fatigue

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:30pm

Nathan Rubbelke, a student at Saint Louis University, reports on a new syndrome appearing on college campuses: Ferguson Fatigue.

After the grand jury decision that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the shooting death of Michael Brown, protests choked with angry college students erupted on campuses across America.

Yet on...

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San Diego State U. Student: Feminism Label Lost its Power

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 3:30pm

In The Daily Aztec, San Diego State University student Marissa Ochoa weighs in on TIME Magazine’s poll in which “Feminist” topped the list of words that should be banned.

…Like TIME said, it’s not about what the word represents, it’s about how the word is used today. More often than not,...

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Higher Education Bubble Tackles U. Alabama – Birmingham Football Program

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:30am

It appears that the Higher Education Bubble has tackled one school’s football team.

Breitbart contributor Warner Todd Huston reports on the first such shut-down since 1995:

The University of Alabama-Birmingham is reportedly closing down its football program as a cost cutting measure.

The announcement is expected this week and comes at a time when...

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Texas Congressman says America’s campus liberals can learn something from the Brits

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 5:00pm

Conservative Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was recently invited to speak at several elite British institutions of high learning.

In Breitbart, he pens a fascinating compare-and-contrast to similar events at American schools.

As universities in the United States are increasingly discriminating against conservatives and even cancelling invitations to speak, the highest levels of British...

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Two San Fransisco College Students Sue Police for Breaking Bones during Protest

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

If the lawsuit doesn’t go their way, perhaps they will lead another protest?

Huffington Post contributor Lydia O’Connor files this story:

Two City College of San Francisco students who report suffering from broken bones and a concussion, as well as being choked and pepper-sprayed, at the h...

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170 Students Involved in Keene Pumpkin Festival Riots Disciplined

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Posted by    Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5:00pm

Before Ferguson, there was the Keene Pumpkin Festival Riot, which we covered in October this year.

The local college is addressing the citizen concerns by disciplining the students involved in the drunken mayhem.

…170 [Keene State College (KSC)] students have faced punishment for involvement in the riot, as the town and the school...

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High Point University ends its relationship with Bill Cosby

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Posted by    Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:00pm

North Carolina’s High Point University has now removed actor and comedian Bill Cosby from its National Board of Advisors after allegations of sexual assault continue to be made against him.

The 77-year-old entertainer was added to the North Carolina school’s board in July, joining Gen. Colin Powell, and Steve Wozniak, co-founder of...

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Harvard Law Prof Calls EPA Carbon Rules ‘Executive Overreach’

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Posted by    Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8:00am

Harvard University law professor Laurence Tribe was once a mentor to Obama at Harvard Law School, calling him “the best student I ever had and the most exciting research assistant.”

However, he is less than impressed with the administration’s carbon rule for power plants, saying that it is “a remarkable example of...

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Harvard’s Bomb Hoaxer Pens Letter of Apology

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Posted by    Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:30pm

Harvard undergraduate Eldo Kim was responsible for school bomb threats last year that got him in lots of legal trouble.

Kim recently penned a letter of apology, which was published in The Harvard Crimson as part of the resolution of his pending criminal case.

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West Virginia U. Launches Cost Effective Training Program for Science and Math Teachers

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Posted by    Friday, December 5, 2014 at 3:30pm

One university has created a new program to address the need for more science and math teachers in this country.

As an extra bonus: The school’s new regimen is more cost effective for the students.

West Virginia University establish a unique teacher-training program for secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers using a...

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Only Nineteen Students ‘Ready for College’ in one New Jersey School District

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Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:30pm

Some sad statistics that add up to disaster for one New Jersey school district, as well as the rest of the nation (via Instapundit).

In Paterson, New Jersey only 19 kids who took the SAT’s are considered college ready. This means that...

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UC Irvine Offers Students #Ferguson “Grief Counseling”

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Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 12:30pm

The last time we checked on University of California – Irvine, it was giving one of its fraternities a hard time over its Fiji moniker.

So it should be no surprise the latest campus race-based drama involves Ferguson.

Former University of California regent Ward Connerly lashed out on Sunday at University of...

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British University Bans UKIP Rep from Speaking on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:30pm

A story from the United Kingdom that shows no matter where you are in the world, debate is to progressives as garlic to a vampire.

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) describes iteself as a “democratic, libertarian party” in its constitution. In May 2014, UKIP became the first party in over a...

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Savannah College of Art and Design Installs “Gunshot-Detecting Technology” on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

The administrators should have probably considered concealed carry as a less expensive alternative.

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has adopted new gun-detecting technology that can locate a gun shot on campus in less than a minute.

According to WSAV, SCAD installed SST Inc.’s ShotSpotter this week to help first responders h...

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