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5 Pennsylvania College Football Players Charged in Vicious Assault

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

Their victim is intensive care with severe brain trauma.

The California University of Pennsylvania president Gerladine Jones said, “Behavior has consequences.”

She should be fired.

5 College Football Players Charged in Assault

Five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and...

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Is This Professor Spreading Disinformation About Ebola?

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 3:30pm

It certainly looks that way.

Cliff Kincaid of Accuracy in Academia reported.

Ebola Disinformation Spread by Leftist Professor

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from the original piece, “Anti-American Disinformation on Ebola and AIDS“, which was published by Accuracy in Media.

The Ebola disinformation surfaced in a Liberian newspaper on September 9, 2014, in a ...

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Attorney Responds to “Women Only” Senate Seats: They’re Unconstitutional

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 2:00pm

Even in a legislative body as tiny and ineffectual as student government can’t have racial or gender quotas.

Greg Piper at the College Fix reports:

Student senate can’t ‘set aside’ women or minority spots, attorney says

In response to The College Fix‘s post about Ohio University’s student senate considering whether to triple the number of women-only...

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Study Suggests Millennials are More Depressed Than Generation X

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 12:30pm

This doesn’t surprise me one bit. I’m a member of Generation X but if I was a Millennial I’d probably be depressed too.

Andrew Desiderio of the College Fix reports.

STUDY: Millennials more depressed than Gen-X counterparts

Millennials are more depressed than their Generation X counterparts, a fact attributed partly to millennials’ unrealistic expectations,...

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Allegations of Massive Cheating on SAT in China, South Korea

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00am

Chinese and South Korean students who took the Oct. 11 SAT are having their scores delayed in order for the College Board to determine whether there was mass cheating. Each test will be evaluated for evidence of cheating.

From Time:

Allegations of Mass SAT Cheating Delay Test Scores in China and South Korea

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The Carolina Review Calls Out Senator Kay Hagan

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 9:30am

Richard Wheeler of the Carolina Review is not a fan of Senator Kay Hagan. In a new post, he calls her out.

Hagan’s Hypocrisy

One of the most pressing issues in current American foreign affairs is undoubtedly the serious threat posed by the Islamic State (ISIS). This ever growing organization continues to produce...

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UC Berkeley Finally Stands Up For Free Speech, Refuses to Uninvite Bill Maher

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8:00am

Maybe the Free Speech Movement was actually good for something.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

UC-Berkeley stands up for speech, ignoring Bill Maher disinvitation vote by students

Is this a turning point for universities which previously chickened out of featuring controversial speakers for graduation ceremonies?

First Miami University s...

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UCLA Student Government Abuses Student Fees By Pushing Leftist Political Causes

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 6:30pm

According to Jacob Kohlhepp at The College Fix, the UCLA student government has found a loophole in university policy about political ethics and is exploiting it to “push a progressive political agenda.”

UCLA abuses student fees to push progressive causes ahead of election

At UCLA, student fees and taxpayer money is used by...

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New Jersey May Pass Law to Freeze Tuition

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 5:00pm

Not everyone thinks this is a good idea. In fact, lots of colleges don’t like it.

Matt Friedman of NJ.com reports.

Tuition freeze: N.J. Assembly passes 7 bills on higher education

A bill that would allow New Jersey college students to pay the same tuition for nine straight semesters is one step closer to...

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Creationist Professor Accused of Forcing Religion on Students

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 3:30pm

History professor Emerson McMullen of Georgia Southern University is being accused of pushing his creationist and Christian religious views on students, often awarding extra credit to students whose views agree with his own. Notable atheist Richard Dawkins is leading the calls for an investigation into the professor’s academic conduct.

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Purdue Student Commits Suicide After Being Convicted of Murder

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 2:00pm

This is a horrible story all around. It looks as though the young man had a history of mental illness.

Russell Westerholm of University Herald reports.

Cody Cousins, Purdue Student Convicted of Murder, Commits Suicide in His Cell

Cody Cousins, a 24-year-old man convicted of shooting a classmate in a Purdue University building, has...

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Ohio University Could Triple the Number of “Women Only” Student Senate Positions

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 12:30pm

Remember back in the early twentieth century when a group of women protested gender deciding what positions you could hold and jobs you could have? What was that group of women called again?

Maygan Beeler at The Post reports:

Student Senate to reform senate elections at Ohio University

With midterm elections rapidly approaching for candidates...

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National Association of Scholars Reading Assignments Are All About Progressivism

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 11:00am

I know we shouldn’t be surprised by things like this anymore but it’s still disappointing.

Jim Windham of See Thru Edu reports.

NAS Study: U.S. College Reading Assignments Teach “Progressive Activism”

The National Association of Scholars released its annual comprehensive survey of books assigned to entering college freshmen this week (Beach Books 2013-2014: What...

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UCSD Students Protest Eviction of Campus Che Guevara Cafe for Failing to Pay Rent

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9:30am

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, except at UCSD apparently.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn reports for Campus Reform:

Che Guevara cafe protests eviction after failing to pay rent

In the guerrilla spirit of the venue’s namesake, University of California at San Diego (UCSD) students protested the school’s eviction of the Che Cafe Collective.

Students gathered...

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Video: Texas Tech Students Don’t Know Who Won the American Civil War

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 8:00am

This will make you want to tear your hair out.

Not only do almost all of these students know nothing about the American Civil War, they also have no idea who is currently the Vice President of the United States.

How can you even get into college without knowing these things?

 
 
 
 

College Students in Neighboring States Flock to Colorado Pot Shops

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:30pm

The pot shops should just bus them over. Call it the canni-bus.

Seth Paxton reports for Fox News:

Road trip: Colorado pot shops lure college kids from nearby states

Neighboring Colorado is Oklahoma, a state where both medical and recreational marijuana is illegal. With little surprise to State of Oklahoma officials, Colorado marijuana has...

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Farmingdale State College Professor Beheaded by Her Troubled Son

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 5:00pm

A horrific crime took place on Long Island, New York this week. A Farmingdale State College professor was killed by her son who had a history of mental illness. FOX News reported.


Professor beheaded in what witnesses first thought was Halloween prank

A man with a history of...

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Family Sues Teacher, School Board for $3 Million for ‘Malicious Sexual Contact’ with Son

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:30pm

Remember the 17-year old who received oral sex from his 22-year old substitute teacher on her first day of work? Well, a month after this, the family is now suing the teacher and the D.C. school board.

Eric Owens reports for the Daily Caller:

Family Of 17-Year-Old Male Student Who Received Oral Sex...

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Asking Applicants if They’ve Ever Been Arrested is now Off-Limits at Some Colleges

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:00pm

Let me get this straight. Higher education is hyperventilating over “rape culture” but you can’t ask applicants if they’ve ever been arrested?

That makes sense.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reports.

Colleges Agree Not To Ask If Applicants Have Been Arrested Because It’s A Discriminatory Question

Under an agreement with the New York State...

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Elementary School Handout Calls the Presidents on Mt. Rushmore Racist

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

The source of the handout, given to 8-year-old students at a Tennessee elementary school, is apparently the Nation of Islam.

Todd Starnes at Fox News has the story:

School’s Nation of Islam handout paints Founding Fathers as racists

The mother of an eight-year-old wants to know why...

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How do Colleges Train People to Judge Campus Sex Offense Cases?

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 11:00am

I assumed it had something to do with throwing people in a lake to see if they sink but KC Johnson of Minding the Campus has the real story.

How Judges of Campus Sex Offenses Are ‘Trained’

I’ve written frequently about the unfair, guilt-presuming processes that colleges and universities from Harvard to Occidental...

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Disturbing Number of College Students Support “Post-Birth Abortion”

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 9:30am

Yes, you read that right: there are people who are not only okay with killing unborn babies, but born babies as well. Where does it end?

Mairead McArdle at the College Fix has the story:

TRENDING: More college students support post-birth abortion

A trend seen by prolife activists that frequently engage college students on campuses...

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