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Cornell President Signs Gun Control Document

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Posted by    Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 5:45pm

We regularly report on campus restrictions that undermine students’ First Amendment rights to free speech.

Now, in the wake of several well-publicized mass killings by mentally ill individuals, several university presidents have signed document that may target students’ Second Amendment rights as well.

The Cornell Insider has the details about the head of...

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Student loan debt is the new herpes

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Posted by    Monday, December 31, 2012 at 12:52pm

Some may wonder why sexual scholarship seems to be popular on college campuses nationwide (e.g., Incest Fest, Facebook “Hook Up” groups, fetish clubs).

The answer may be that relationships will be difficult to make after graduation, when student loans must be repaid.

New York Times writer Jessica Silver-Greenberg shares reports on the romantic...

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“NYU Hook Ups” Facebook Page Opens for Christmas Fun

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Posted by    Friday, December 21, 2012 at 8:57pm

At times, it seems like the most popular major on American campuses is fun with a minor in sexual scholarship.

A group of enterprising New York University students h...

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The Black Sheep of UCLA’s Theater Department is (guess, conservative or liberal?)

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Posted by    Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:00pm

“I am the black sheep of the theater department,” said University of Southern California Los Angeles student Ida Victoria Nowakowska, a pretty and plucky independent conservative drama major.

She recently attended the “Wake Up America” rally in Los Angeles, in order to promote her website designed to support American values and...

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NYU Shakes Up Law School Curriculum

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Posted by    Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:30pm

Law school administratiors are beginning to appreciate that their students are aware of the “higher education bubble” and the fact that some institutions have

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CA Students “Wake Up” and Smell the Tea

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 1:15pm

College conservatives were well represented at the “Wake Up America” rally held Oct. 7, in West Los Angeles.  The event featured the rock band Madison Rising and talk show host Dennis Prager.

The 1,000-plus member audience included many students from the University of Southern California and University of California – Los Angeles. ...

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A Biochemist’s Argument Against “Hooking-Up”

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Posted by    Monday, September 24, 2012 at 3:36pm

We recently posted a piece, “An Argument Against Hook-Up Culture at Princeton,” which presented writer James Clark’s assertions that “objectification” of men and women is corrosive to the development of meaningful personal relationships.

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Students Question Security Measures in Wake of Campus Evacuations

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Posted by    Monday, September 17, 2012 at 5:43pm

The Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on America’s Egyptian and Libyan embassies, and the subsequent death of our Ambassador Christopher Stevens, have Americans questioning if they feel safer now than they did 4 years ago. As the horrendous news was being closely followed across the globe, across the country several campuses were...

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Meet the Team – Leslie Eastman

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Posted by    Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 8:00am

Hello College Insurrection readers!

First, I want to thank Professor William Jacobson for giving me this amazing opportunity to join his “rebel alliance”. Now, a little about myself:

I am a chemical/biological safety consultant, with degrees in chemistry, biochemistry and geology.  As a freelance writer, I contribute science and technology items to various news...

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