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Rape Victim Speaks At Nevada Campus Carry Bill Hearing

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Posted by    Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:30am

“All I wanted was a chance to effectively defend myself”

Rape victim Amanda Collins spoke on behalf of a campus carry bill making its way through Nevada’s state house.

Sean Whaley reports at the Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Nevada rape victim tells her story at gun campus-carry hearing

CARSON CITY — A woman who was raped on the University of Nevada, Reno campus in 2007...

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Oberlin Students Cancel Performance by Band Called ‘Viet Cong’ for Offensive Name

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Posted by    Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:00am

It’s a good thing none of these kids were alive during the punk era.

Yvonne Dean-Bailey of Campus Reform reported.

Oberlin students cancel ‘Viet Cong’ performance, call band name ‘deeply offensive’

Oberlin College has decided to cancel a scheduled concert by the Canadian band Viet Cong in solidarity with Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American students.

The show,...

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Are ‘Zero Tolerance Zones’ The Alternative To Campus Carry?

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:30pm

USA Today seems to think so. And we all know that criminals obey zoning restrictions…

AWR Hawkins writes at Ammoland:

USA Today Wants Defenseless ‘Zero-Tolerance’, Not Campus Carry

Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- USA Today joined ranks with other anti-gun voices, saying women shouldn’t be allowed to carry guns on campus for self-defense.

USA Today specifically...

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Yale Profs Protest New Faculty Conduct Policy

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 5:00pm

What’s the problem? College students all over the country have to deal with ridiculous rules of conduct.

Colleen Flaherty of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Writing Bad Code?

Is a professor sending out a late recommendation letter for a student as bad as one who commits academic misconduct or, say, sexually harasses a colleague? And...

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UC Santa Cruz Students Shut Down Highway Protesting Tuition Hikes

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 3:30pm

A highway was shutdown at Santa Cruz known as a picturesque beach town next to the Pacific Ocean. The reason? A protest by UC Santa Cruz students.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports.

UC Santa Cruz students shut down Highway 1 in protest over tuition

SANTA CRUZ >> Six UC Santa Cruz students brought traffic...

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Cold Winters Present New Dangers for Some College Students

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 2:00pm

Maya Rao of the Star Tribune points out that in especially cold winters, college students who drink face a real danger of getting caught outside and freezing to death.

Minnesota college tragedies: Drunk, frozen and underage

Pink flowers adorn a tree by the wooded trail where a drunk college student wandered in her...

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Student Attends Several Ivy League Schools for Free

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 12:30pm

Guillaume Dumas attended college at some of the best universities in the world but he was not like the other students attending the classes. He attended without being enrolled or receiving a degree.

Fast Company reports.

Ivy League For Free: What One Man Learned By Crashing Elite Colleges for 4 Years

Between 2008 and...

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Even NPR is Admitting Liberal Bias Exists on College Campuses

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 11:00am

When National Public Radio is addressing the problem, it’s pretty clear that it’s real.

Debate: Do Liberals Stifle Intellectual Diversity On The College Campus?

There is agreement on both the political left and right that a majority of college professors in the United States are liberal or left-of-center. But do liberals stifle free...

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Columbia Tops List Of Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:30am

Well knock me down with a feather… But seriously, who didn’t see that one coming.

Who else made the list?

The Truth Revolt writes:

The 10 Worst Anti-Semitic Campuses

I. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Columbia University is home to some of the most well-known anti-Semitic professors in the nation such as Rashid Khalidi and Joseph Massad, who has...

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Sweet Briar College Closing its Doors Forever This Spring

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 8:00am

The higher ed bubble has finally burst for this all women college in Virginia.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reported.

This $47,095-Per-Year College Will Shut Its Doors FOREVER This Spring

Sweet Briar College, an all-female bastion of the liberal arts since its founding in 1901, announced on Tuesday that it will permanently cease...

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Campus Carry Bill Making Its Way Through Florida Committee

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:30pm

Will Florida pass campus carry?

Matthew Bruner writes at FSU News:

Concealed carry bill pending in higher education committee

Gun control is an issue that never seems to leave the spotlight, both on a national and local platform. All 50 states allow citizens to carry concealed weapons, if they meet certain state requirements. Currently,...

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Howard University to Pay Students to Graduate on Time

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

It’s good to give students incentives, but paying them?

FOX 13 reported.

University to pay students who graduate on time

Howard University is going to pay its students to graduate in four years.

The school says it will cover 50% of the cost of a student’s final semester if they graduate early or on time,...

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Kansas Leads for Community College Transfers getting four Year Degrees

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:30pm

It’s good to be the best at something. Congratulations, Kansas.

The Wichita Eagle reports.

Kansas tops national list in community college transfers completing degree at four-year school

KANSAS CITY, MO. When Julia Glenn was ready to transfer from community college to a four-year school for her bachelor’s degree, Kansas made it easy.

Under a state program,...

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Protections for Human Subjects Questioned at the University of Minnesota

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 2:00pm

Have you ever volunteered for a scientific study? Be sure to read the fine print.

Jennifer Couzin-Frankel of Science Insider reports.

Human subjects protections under fire at the University of Minnesota

A damning report on how the University of Minnesota (UM) protects volunteers in its clinical trials concludes that researchers inadequately reviewed research studies...

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Melissa Harris-Perry’s Cornell Speech was Far From a Commemoration to MLK’s Legacy

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 12:30pm

A commemorative lecture on MLK by Melissa Harris-Perry of MSNBC at Cornell University, ended up being far from a commemoration to King and his legacy.

The Cornell Review reports.

MSNBC’s Melissa...

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The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech in 2014

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:00am

I can’t say there are many surprises on this list. The FIRE blog reports.

FIRE Announces 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech in 2014

More than half of America’s top colleges maintain speech codes that blatantly violate First Amendment standards. But every year the Found...

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No Punishment For U. of Texas Frat That Held Border Patrol Themed Party

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 9:30am

Political correctness brigade hardest hit.

Alexandra Samuels writes at USA Today:

U. of Texas fraternity goes unpunished for ‘border patrol’ party

The University of Texas at Austin’s Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity — commonly referred to as Fiji – attracted attention from UT students and others after hosting a “border patrol” themed party Feb. 7....

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Some on Campus Rape Panel Think Students Accused of Rape Have too Many Rights

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8:00am

Yeah, who cares about things like laws and due process? This is long but read it all.

David Hookstead of the College Fix reports.

Students accused of rape have too many rights, say some at campus rape panel

A “Confronting Campus Rape” discussion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday night delved into the...

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Is Stanford Spending too Much Money on Athletics?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:30pm

Stanford is known for having some of the top academics and athletics in the world. Could the university at “the farm” be spending too much time and money on athletics?

The Stanford Daily reports.

The price of athletics at Stanford

“It will cost Stanford Athletics almost $100 million to put Cardinal teams in competition...

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Sean Hannity Gives Liberty University Convocation

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

This is from about ten days ago but I just stumbled on it last night. It’s over 30 minutes long but I was drawn in and watched the whole thing.

Sean discusses politics, terrorism, foreign affairs, Israel, the economy and many aspects of his own life.

Watch it all below.

 
 
 
 

Columbia Professor’s Domestic Violence Case Tossed

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 3:30pm

A Columbia professor we reported on recently has had her domestic violence case tossed.

The New York Daily News reports.

Columbia University professor who trains cops in c...

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Ithaca College to Raise Tuition

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 2:00pm

I don’t understand why some colleges are raising their prices when everyone is already saying higher education is too expensive.

Max Denning of The Ithacan reports.

Ithaca College announces tuition increase for 2015–16

The Ithaca College Board of Trustees has approved a tuition increase...

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