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U. Wisconsin Campaign Says Having White Skin is Unfair

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Posted by    Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 5:24pm

It is fascinating how many times a campus “diversity” campaign targets specific races.

We recently covered that Asian-Americans are not answering race-based admission questions for fear of being rejected.

Now, a Wisconsin institution has initiate a program with the theme that it is “unfair to be white”. Via The College Fix is an...

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UNC Prof Says Fear of Terrorism Overblown

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Posted by    Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 3:00pm

Between 1980 and 2000, there were over 300 acts or suspected acts of terrorism in the United States.

Furthermore, most Americans remember that the September 11 attacks were occurred with no warning, and that there are nearly daily terror incidents somewhere in the world (such as an attack at the Turkish border...

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Justice Clarence Thomas Breaks Silence with Yale Joke

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Posted by    Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 11:00am

Justice Clarence Thomas is known for no commenting during oral arguments before the Supreme Court.

The College Fix Editor Nathan Harden reports on a break in his famous silence.

The last time Thomas spoke during oral arguments? February 22, 2006.

And what did he say after all that time? He made fun of Yale...

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Obama’s SOTU: Government will control college tuition costs ….somehow

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Posted by    Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 9:30am

There is ample evidence that student loan programs have directly contributed to exploding tuition costs and the “higher education bubble”.

However, in his State of the Union address, President Obama plans to add more fuel to th...

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Porn U — Washington U. teaches students about adult film careers

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Posted by    Friday, February 15, 2013 at 5:00pm

While students are selling themselves to pay for tuition, one university is providing a new approach to help students with their finances.

Campus Reform contributor Katherine Timpf reports on a Missouri university’s program that provided students information on how to get into the adult film industry.

Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) hosted...

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21st Century Ethics Problem: Online College Cheating

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Posted by    Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:42pm

Two themes we have been following, cheating scandals and the rise of online courses, have now combined for a new dilemma facing American colleges...

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U. of Arkansas Student Government Blasts Gun Rights

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Posted by    Friday, February 15, 2013 at 8:00am

There is a wide array of responses to campus activities in support of the Second Amendment, but they tent to have one item in common.

Gun control advocates want to shoot down the First Amendment privileges for gun supporters.

Jessica Johnson, a University of Arkansas student, has this report from her school in...

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U. Chicago’s “Sex Week” Events

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Posted by    Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 2:16pm

The University of Chicago is trying to top Yale University’s “Sex Week”, in terms of outrageousness.

The Daily Caller News Foundation contributor Robby Soave offers a description of the university’s special programs, done all in the name of “education”.

This week is sex week at the University of Chicago, where participants can attend...

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Harvard Study Shows Obama’s Economy Crushing Young Americans

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 2:30pm

We recently reported that the real unemployment rate for Americans 18-29 years old is above 16 percent.

But how about those who are underemployed?   Via Instapundit — Washingt...

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A warning to college profs from a high school teacher

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 4:00pm

“Fun” seems to be the most popular major at American colleges today.

Via Instapundit: An explanation is offered in the Washington Post piece by Kenneth Bernstein, a former high school teacher, which gives the nation’s college professors a heads-up on the educational readiness of incoming students.

You are a college professor.

I have just...

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Swarthmore Lecturer Preaches ‘Queer Christ’ To Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 2:00pm

Besides a new “Masturbatory Theater Club“, Swarthmore College can now boast of an innovative approach to teaching Christian theology.

A recent guest lecture at Swarthmore College by a prominent homosexual seminary professor highlighted a growing argument among the so-called queer community th...

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FIRE Successfully Defends “Empty Holster” Protests

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:30pm

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has hit another bullseye in defense of free speech rights.

Prompted by FIRE, Florida’s Santa Fe College affirmed a student organization’s right to symbolically protest in support of gun rights on campus.

“Campus police can be skittish when students use their First Amendment rights to...

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Texas Students Told Boston Tea Party Was a ‘Terrorist Act’

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00am

American History is a topic that is regularly brutalized by progressive instructors on the nation’s college campuses.

However, those distortions have spread to college prep, high school, and even elementary school courses — even in the reddest of states.  Todd Starnes of Fox News Radio reports on the details:

Texas lawmakers are putting...

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Elizabethtown College welcomes radical activist Angela Davis

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Posted by    Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 11:00am

In 1970, Angela Davis was charged with aggravated kidnapping and first degree murder in the death of Judge Harold Haley, and the FBI director J. Edgar Hoover made her the third woman to appear on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitive List.

Dr. Robert Paquette, Ph.D., a prize-winning historian who co-founded the independent Alexander...

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Common Sense Degree Comes from “Military Education”

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Posted by    Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 6:30pm

One of the featured speakers at the 2012 Democratic National Convention was Massachusetts Senator (and now Secretary of State) John Kerry. When he was the 2004 Democratic candidate for President, Kerry told an audience:

“You know, education, if...

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UCLA Student — we can influence politics at the local level

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Posted by    Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 2:00pm

In his “Our Own Inauguration Day” post, Professor Jacobson highlighted the importance of politics at the local level.

University of California – Los Angeles student Ramsey Ugarte agrees, and is trying to convince his fellow students to get active in city and state matters.

Pension reform, bankruptcy, bureaucracy, drug legislation and inflated...

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College Insurrection Night on Canto Talk

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Posted by    Friday, February 1, 2013 at 1:27pm

As the Executive Producer of Canto Talk, one of BlogTalKRadio.com’s most popular podcast shows, it was was wonderful chatting with my College Insurrection compatriot, Aleister of American Glob  (CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW).

I talked to Aleister about his history as a blogger, and the intriguing reasons for deriving his...

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Cornell student group: “Jihad” is not terrorism

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Posted by    Friday, January 25, 2013 at 5:30pm

We have been covering the revised meaning of words as they are used on college campuses recently (e.g., tolerance, diversity, free speech).

In...

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Noted Sex Writer Expand’s Cornell’s Human Sexuality Collection

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Posted by    Friday, January 25, 2013 at 4:30pm

It seems that Cornell University is now competing with Yale for students interested in sexual scholarship.

In Cornell’s Chronicle Online, Gwen Glazer reports that the library is about to get a significant contribution from a writer versed in “sexual politics”.

A quarter of a century ago, Cornell University Library began to gather books,...

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Boys failing in school are like trees falling in the woods to Civil Rights Div of DOE

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:00am

In the progressive lexicon, words often mean exactly the opposite of their original definition.

Recently, a  Butler University student explained the campus definition of “tolerance.” 

Via Instapundit, American Enterprise Institute’s Mark J. Perry looks...

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Getting naked publicly is becoming fun, new college trend!

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 8:00am

Here is another story for the annals of “sexual scholarship.”

Getting naked, or just barely, in the name of charity or just plain fun is the latest trend on college campuses across America. Whether it’s a 5K run in bras and panties, posing in the buff for a fundr...

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Students literally selling themselves to pay off student loans

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 11:55am

Student loan debt exceeds one trillion dollars, and many students are now complaining that they can’t...

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