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Princeton Students Demand Faculty With Learning Disabilities

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2:00pm

College news truly defies parody lately.

Campus Reform reports.

Princeton protesters want faculty with learning disabilities

Activist groups are demanding that Princeton University do more to support students with “invisible” disabilities following a 20-day hunger strike by a former graduate student.

Rachel Malka Barr announced via Facebook Wednesday that she had ended her hunger strike,...

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Your First Job After College Often Doesn’t Matter

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:30pm

For better or worse, your first post-college job is a learning experience and the best learning is hands-on.

Forbes reports.

Why Your First Job After College Doesn’t Matter

If you’re one of the thousands of new graduates who have claimed their diplomas and set their sights on life after college th...

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Yale Students Want to ‘Decolonize’ English Department Curriculum

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:00am

Too many pesky old white men, apparently.

The College Fix reports.

Yale student petition: ‘Decolonize’ the English department curriculum

Undergraduates in Yale’s English department have started a petition to “decolonize” their introductory curriculum, noting the Major English Poets sequence omits the “contributions of women, people of color, and queer folk.”

The petition “calls for the...

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University of Oregon Students Apologize for Trashing Lake

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9:30am

The university was investigating to find out who was involved.

CBS San Francisco reports.

University Of Oregon Students Who Trashed Shasta Lake Apologize

EUGENE, Ore. (CBS/AP) — University of Oregon sororities and fraternities are planning service projects at a California campsite where about 1,000 people left trash that took dozens of National Forest workers...

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DePaul President Likens Campus Protesters To D-Day Soldiers

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 8:00am

The anti-free speech incident which targeted Milo Yiannopoulos at DePaul was an embarrassment for the school but it keeps getting worse.

The Daily Caller reports.

DePaul President Compares Campus Protesters To D-Day Soldiers

The president of DePaul University released a letter in response to the campus’s meltdown over a Milo Yiannopoulos visit. In the...

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Cheating Services Help Chinese Get Into US Colleges

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

It also helps get them through college.

Reuters reports.

How an industry helps Chinese students cheat their way into and through U.S. colleges

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The advertisements were tailored for Chinese college students far from home, struggling with the English language and an unfamiliar culture.

Coaching services peppered the students with emails and...

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DePaul Professor Resigns Because She’s Offended by Milo Yiannopoulos

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 3:30pm

Perhaps Milo should visit more campuses. He’s having a very desirable effect.

The Daily Caller reports.

DePaul Professor Offended By Milo Announces Resignation, Calls Free Speech ‘Delusional’

A sociology professor at DePaul University announced her resignation in a public Facebook post Friday morning in which she denounced the idea that universities should be “neutral...

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Northwestern Wants To End Freedom Of Association

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 2:00pm

The plan will end a “system of privilege and oppression”.

The College Fix reports.

Join the club: Northwestern plans to end freedom of association for most student groups

Northwestern University isn’t quite an Ivy League school, but it sure wants to be like Harvard with regard to its attitudes toward freedom of association.

The university’s...

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College Students Accused of Sex Assault Target Federal Rules

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 12:30pm

The left is making it easier for innocent people to be accused of assault. Now some students are fighting back.

ABC News reports.

Students Accused in Campus Sex Assaults Target Federal Rules

As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being...

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About A Million College Students Drink And Use Weed Daily

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11:00am

There’s a lot more going on at colleges these days than just studying.

Los Angeles Times reports.

1.2 million college students drink alcohol on a typical day, and more than 703,000 use weed

There’s a lot more going on at colleges these days than just studying.

On any given day, 1.2 million full-time students are...

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California State University Los Angeles Prof Calls Ben Shapiro a Nazi

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 9:30am

Does this professor know that Ben Shapiro is an Orthodox Jew? Doesn’t that make her comment even dumber and more offensive?

The Blaze reports.

Professor Claims ‘Neo-Nazi’ Ben Shapiro’s Campus Lecture Left Students ‘Brutalized’

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro held a lecture at California State University, Los Angeles, in February. One week ago, university President...

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Yale Faculty Resign Due To Free Speech Concerns

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:00am

The resignations follow a controversy that began in October 2015 about a campus debate surrounding Halloween.

FIRE reports.

Yale Faculty Resign From Residential College Roles; Concerns about Free Speech Remain

Late yesterday, master of Yale University’s Silliman College Nicholas Christakis and his wife, associate master Erika Christakis, resigned from their Silliman College duties to...

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Cal State-LA Might Prevent Conservatives From Speaking

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

President William Covino and others spitballed ideas for keeping conservative away.

The College Fix reports.

VIDEO: Cal State-LA mulls blocking conservatives from speaking on campus via bureaucracy

California State University-Los Angeles does not want another Ben Shapiro situation.

In a short video released by Young America’s Foundation Thursday afternoon, President William Covino and others spitballed...

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EcoSexual College Students Get ‘Married’ to the Ocean

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 3:30pm

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to tell real college news from The Onion.

This was apparently a real thing.

Campus Reform provides this bizarre story.

‘EcoSexual’ students at SMC ‘marry the ocean’

Earlier this month, a...

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Trump Plans To Change College

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 2:00pm

Some of the ideas under consideration could be “revolutionary”.

Accuracy In Academia reports.

Trump Campaign Plans College Overhaul

Who knew that the Trump campaign would be getting involved in higher education policy this year?

Sam Clovis, a tenured economics professor and Trump campaign co-chair, recently noted that their objectives include getting the government out of...

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U. Kentucky to Layoff 75 Due to Reorganization

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 12:30pm

The higher ed bubble comes to another school. This time the University of Kentucky.

The Lexington Herald Leader reports.

University of Kentucky reorganization bringing 75 layoffs

The University of Kentucky will lay off up to 75 people across several departments as part of an administrative reorganization, officials announced Thursday.

The layoffs of staff members and...

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What Does A College Grad Need To Succeed?

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00am

There are jobs out there for graduates, but finding one will take work.

WISN reports.

What do college grads need to succeed?

MILWAUKEE —Recent college graduates may have their degrees, but to find a job a career expert believes there’s one skill they can’t do without.

The director of the Career Planning and Resource Center...

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U. Minnesota Wrestlers in Hot Water Over Drug Investigation

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:30am

Some guys on the school’s wrestling team are alleged to be using and selling drugs. Big trouble.

FOX News reports.

Drug investigation ensnares University of Minnesota wrestlers

The University of Minnesota police department is investigating allegations that several Golden Gophers wrestlers have been involved in selling and using drugs.

The school has provided information to...

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Should Criminal Record Information Be Included For College Applications?

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:00am

Research suggests that colleges that admit students with criminal histories are no less safe than others.

The New York Times reports.

College Applications That Cross a Line

The Obama administration is rightly urging colleges and universities to re-evaluate how they use criminal-record information in admissions decisions. By asking about criminal convictions on...

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Should Harvard Adopt The Yale Housing Model?

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Posted by    Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6:30pm

The two housing models differ in significant ways.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

The Yale Model

While Harvard freshmen spend part of their spring semester finalizing blocking groups, performing rituals to game the randomized upperclassman Housing assignments, and anxiously awaiting their fate on Housing day, their Yale counterparts trade excited speculation for certainty from...

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Oregon State Embraces Transgender Bathroom Order

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Posted by    Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Transgender mania has hit another college campus.

Red Alert Politics reports.

#IllGoWithYou: Oregon State University embraces transgender bathroom order

College campuses across the nation have been affected by the federal order to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity and not their biological gender. While North Carolina has gained...

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Homeownership Less Likely Without a College Degree

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Posted by    Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3:30pm

People without college degrees are less likely to own homes as they tend to earn much less and aren’t as likely to get help from friends and family.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Homeownership Elusive for Young Adults Without College Degrees

Student loans are often blamed for the record-low homeownership rate among young adults....

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