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MSNBC Covers Disputed Campus Rape Documentary

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 2:00pm

The film “The Hunting Ground” has been disputed as have the statistics on campus rape.

One of the filmmakers says there’s a campus rape epidemic more than once.

 
 
 
 

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign’s College of Business Offers Free MBA

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 12:30pm

There is a catch though!

Bloomberg reports.

You Can Now Take an Entire MBA Course Online for Free

Business-minded adults looking to squeeze in MBA classes will soon be able to skip the testing, paperwork, and interviews that entrance to business school usually requires and take all the classes that a full two-year MBA...

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Boise State No Longer Requires Warning Signs for Pro-Life Events

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 11:00am

Glad to hear this. Leftist causes are rarely required to warn anyone about their events.

David Hacker of Alliance Defending Freedom reports.

Boise State revises policy that required warning signs for pro-life events

BOISE, Idaho – Boise State University has revised its speech policy in light of a lawsuit Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed...

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LSU is Facing Bankruptcy but Building a Lazy River That Will Cost Millions

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 9:30am

A university? Looks more like a Disney resort.

SB Nation reports.

LSU, facing bankruptcy, is spending millions on a lazy river

Amid rumors of “financial exigency,” LSU has decided the best use of their limited funds is to build a sick lazy river that spells out LSU!

The university claims this will attract new students...

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Liberal Prof Says He’s Terrified of His Liberal Students

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 8:00am

Edward Schlosser is not a fan of his liberal students and writes about his experience at VOX.

Liberal professors created this monster, they have to live with it.

I’m a liberal professor, and my liberal students terrify me

I’m a professor at a midsize state school. I have been teaching college classes for nine...

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Group of 55 Scholars Speak Out Against A.P. History Changes

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6:30pm

The College Board has a new opponent in their fight to whitewash American history — a large group of distinguished scholars.

Stanley Kurtz writes at National Review:

55 Scholars Protest AP U.S. History Changes

Defenders of the College Board’s controversial new AP U.S. History (APUSH) framework like to paint their opponents as ignorant chauvinists...

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Students Clog College Mental Health Centers Due to Anxiety

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

Anxiety has apparently become a big problem on college campuses.

Jan Hoffman of the New York Times reports.

Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers

One morning recently, a dozen college students stepped out of the bright sunshine into a dimly lit room at the counseling center here at the University of Central Florida....

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Group of 133 British Universities Rejects Israel Boycott

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 3:30pm

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement was soundly swatted back by British universities. Citing “free exchange of ideas,” a UK university umbrella group is working to distance itself from the student union.

Stuart Winer writes for The Times of Israel:

Israel boycott rejected by British university umbrella group

An umbrella group representing Britain’s universities...

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Prager University – The Speech Every 2015 College Grad Needs to Hear

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 2:00pm

This is my new favorite video from Prager University. George Will offers some tough love to college students everywhere.

Watch the whole thing.

Here’s more information.

Course Description

There were thousands of college commencement speeches around the country this year for the Class of 2015. But there was one missing — one very truthful,...

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Senators Ignore Facts at Premiere of Campus Rape Documentary

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 12:30pm

Senators Claire McCaskill and Kirsten Gillibrand (both Democrats, naturally) recently attended the premiere of a flawed documentary on campus rape.

Scott Greer of the Daily Caller reports.

Senators Exclude Statistics At Premiere Of Campus Assault Documentary

WASHINGTON — The premiere event for Vice News’ campus rape minidocumentary brought Democratic Sens. Claire McCaskill and Kirsten...

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U. Texas at Austin Prof Not Happy About State’s New Campus Carry Law

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 11:00am

Professor Matt Valentine has written for Salon so you know where this piece he wrote for Politico is going.

Texas Just Made College Less Safe

When the founding fathers wrote that the right to bear arms “shall not be infringed,” did they mean guns must be allowed everywhere, even in classrooms and dorm...

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Elaborate Cheating Scheme on Standardized Tests Leads to Indictment of 15 Chinese Nationals

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 9:30am

Not just cheating into universities, but into the country.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Chinese Nationals indicted for elaborate cheating scheme on standardized admissions tests

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday announced the indictment of 15 Chinese nationals for what authorities called an elaborate scheme that allowed some people to fraudulently win admission to American...

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University of Washington Students Hold ‘Check Your Privilege’ Party

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 8:00am

It wasn’t so much a party as it was a protest to call fraternities sexist, racist and homophobic. You know, the usual rhetoric from the left.

Alex Garland of The Stranger reported.

Nine Photos from Saturday’s “Check Your Privilege Party” at the University of Washington

After some heated talk on Facebook, Saturday’s “Check Your...

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Can a Puerto Rican Med School Help Fix the Hispanic Physician Shortage?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 6:30pm

This is an interesting phenomena.

Ashley A. Smith writes for Inside Higher Ed:

Pipeline for Hispanic Doctors

There’s a crisis underway in American hospitals and clinics — the country faces a massive shortage of physicians as the population increases and grows older.

That crisis exists while the Hispanic and Latino population continues to grow,...

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Bernie Sanders and the High Cost of Free College

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 5:00pm

Bernie Sanders’ plan for free college might be in trouble when even writers at the Daily Beast think it’s a bad idea.

Dmitri Mehlhorn writes.

Why Free College is Really Expensive

When Bernie Sanders pitched himself as the guy who would speak truth about inequality, I believed him. Although everyone knows he is not...

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Saint Louis University Moves Statue of Priest Praying After Complaints

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 3:30pm

Lazy “journalism” is to thank for this story and the likelihood we’ll see many more “controversial statue” stories in the near future.

As the internet goes, one person tweets a picture of a “mansplaining” statue located on a small Texas university campus. One blog pics up the tweet, other blogs reblog,...

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Liberals and Diversity

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2:00pm

Ms. Ali has written a new column for the Harvard Crimson on diversity and what it has become.

The Liberal Diversity Dilemma

Diversity. It is a principle that today’s society values greatly—a sign of virtue, moral progress, and greater social inclusivity. Politicians, corporations, media outlets, and especially universities like Harvard pursue diversity by...

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San Diego City College Journalists Questioned by FBI

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 12:30pm

The reason? Filming in front of the local FBI office.

UT San Diego reports.

FBI questions college journalists’ filming

SAN DIEGO — Two investigators with the San Diego Joint Terrorism Task Force visited a San Diego City College student’s home after she and two journalism students shot video outside the FBI’s local office.

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Campus Sexual Assault Policies Blasted by Former NY Lieutenant Governor

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 11:00am

It’s refreshing to hear some common sense from a politician on this subject.

Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner reported.

Former NY lieutenant governor blasts campus sexual assault policies

Betsy McCaughey, the former lieutenant governor of New York under Gov. George Pataki, has taken current Gov. Andrew Cuomo to task for his “toughest in...

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The College Conservative Asks: Got Privilege?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 9:30am

What is this all about?

The College Conservative reports.

What in the World is “Privilege”?

This article is the first in a three-part series that will discuss issues of privilege, society, and public policy. Please check back in next week with TCC for part two!

If you...

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Northwestern Prof Cleared of Ridiculous Title IX Complaints

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 8:00am

Professor Laura Kipnis complained about Title IX and then became the subject of Title IX complaints.

Brock Read of the Chronicle of Higher Education reported.

Laura Kipnis Is Cleared of Wrongdoing in Title IX Complaints

Laura Kipnis, the Northwestern University professor who became the subject of two Title IX compla...

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Texas Student Sues Alleging College Banned Her Pro-Campus Carry Sign

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Posted by    Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6:30pm

With the help of FIRE, a Texas student attending Blinn College is suing the junior college. The complaint will bring campus free speech zones into question.

Fox News reports:

Texas student sues after college bans gun rights sign


A Texas college student filed suit against her school this week,...

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