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Riot at New Hampshire College Leads to Injuries, Arrests

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Posted by    Monday, October 20, 2014 at 9:30am

According to eyewitnesses, the ruckus began when drunk students began throwing things–apparently, anything they could drunkenly get their hands on. Police showed up in riot gear and used tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Arrests, injuries reported in riot at New Hampshire college during autumn festival

Police in southwestern New Hampshire used tear...

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Women’s Studies Profs Throw a Fit Over George Will Appearance

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Posted by    Monday, October 20, 2014 at 8:00am

George Will is the new object of the left’s two minutes hate.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reported.

Women’s Studies Professors Pitch Tantrum Over George Will Appearance

Syndicated columnist George F. Will is scheduled to speak this week at Miami University and professors in the public school’s women’s, gender and sexuality studies program...

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Ohio University Senate Demands $15 Minimum Wage on Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 5:00pm

These students might as well hold a “raise our tuition” rally. What’s the difference?

Maygan Beeler of The Post reports.

Senate’s agenda passes, moving forward

Student Senate passed a multi-pronged resolution Wednesday that calls on Ohio University President Roderick McDavis’ administration to enact several bold policies, such as the establishment of a $15 minimum...

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Liberal Student Angry That White Guys Lead University’s Anti-Sexual Assault Campaign

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 3:30pm

For liberals, identity politics trump finding solutions to a problem.

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reported.

Liberal student flips out after white guys lead university’s anti-sexual assault campaign

One might think that efforts to end sexual assault on campus would be cheered by all students, left-leaning ones included. Usually they are – unless said...

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Dartmouth Editorial Board: Abolish the Greek System

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:00pm

I’ll take “That’s totally going to happen at a school where 50% of students are Greek affiliated” for 1000 Alex.

The Editorial Board at The Dartmouth writes:

Verbum Ultimum: Abolish the Greek System

As the “Moving Dartmouth Forward” steering committee prepares its recommendations for College President Phil Hanlon and the Board of Trustees, we urge...

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35,000 Apply for Free Tuition Program at Community College in Tennessee

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 12:30pm

Nothing brings out a crowd like offering something for free.

Joey Garrison of The Tennessean reported.

35,000 Tennessee students apply for free community college

If there’s a single moment that has best captured the rush to attend community college for free in Tennessee, it probably came at Motlow State last month.

The Lynchburg, Tenn., school...

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Conservative Activist Kicked Off Campus After Speaking Outside “Free Speech Zone”

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 11:00am

After asking students “Hey, do you think big government sucks?” outside of Broward College’s ‘Free Speech Zone’, Lauren Cooley, an activist for Turning Point USA, was forced to leave the campus or be arrested for trespassing.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix reports:

Conservative activist kicked off campus after asking if ‘big...

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Gangs Suspected in Random Attacks at University Of Illinois

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 9:30am

Being attacked by a gang is certainly not what most people would anticipate on a college campus.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reported.

Gang Of Men Is Viciously Beating People At Random At The University Of Illinois

Over the last two weekends, a group or groups of black men have...

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WaPo Strikes Back at Syracuse Univ. for Uninviting Photojournalist Because of Recent Travel to Liberia

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 8:00am

I just really liked the headline from this Washington Post article.

By Mark Berman:

Syracuse University bravely saves students from exposure to journalism

Michel du Cille, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, was recently in Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak. He is back in the United States now, and he was supposed to go to...

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Stanford Review Writer on the Nature of ‘Pseudo-Patriotism’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

The Stanford Review is that campus’s conservative publication. They have excellent, well-researched and well-written editorials.

By Harry Elliot:

States, Stockholm Syndrome, and Pseudo-Patriotism

A government has the power, in most cases, to enslave us at a moment’s notice for a war we may not support, and to silence anybody who speaks ill of its...

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San Diego State Student Dies of Meningitis

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 3:30pm

Because we didn’t have enough to worry about with Ebola, right? Prayers for this young woman and her family.

Itica Milanes of ABC News in San Diego reported.

San Diego State student suffering from probable meningitis passes away

An 18-year-old San Diego State University freshman student who was critically ill with meningococcal meningitis, a...

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Southwestern College Evacuates, Sets Up Quarantines After False Ebola Scare

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 2:00pm

The student who caused the scare said she did it to avoid being dropped from a class. That’s right kids, “I’ve got Ebola” is officially the new “My dog ate my homework.”

R. Stickney and Andie Adams of NBC San Diego Report:

Southwestern College Student Recants Story After Evacuation

A Southern California community college...

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National Union of Students Won’t Condemn ISIS, Fearing it Would be ‘Islamophobic’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:30pm

Somehow, I don’t think ISIS cares about political correctness.

Julian Robinson of the Daily Mail reported.

National Union of Students refuses to condemn ISIS due to fears it would be ‘Islamophobic’

The National Union of Students has come under fire after it refused to condemn ISIS – because of fears it was ‘Islamophobic’.

Students put...

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Scott Brown Campaigns at University of New Hampshire Tailgate

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00am

He came to Cornell last year to deliver a speech, and the reception afterwards was held at a fraternity house. More candidates should do this.

Scott Brown Frats It Up. It Goes Exactly As You’d Expect.

New Hampshire GOP candidate Scott Brown ditched the usual campaign trail s...

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Christian College to Give Full-Ride Scholarship to Sex Trafficking Victims

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 9:30am

Here’s a feel good story for a Saturday.

Samantha Watkins of the College Fix reported.

Full-ride scholarship for sex trafficking victims in the works at Christian college

‘The last thing we would want is to set someone up for failure’ by not providing crucial resources

Victims of sex trafficking will have a chance to get a...

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Affirmative Consent Rules Violate Multiple Amendments, Create ‘Sexually Hostile’ Environment

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:00am

Our friend Hans Bader, a former official in the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights who handled Title IX violations, writes at Liberty Unyielding about the potential legal consequences of California’s new “Yes Means Yes” Law:

State-mandated dirty talk in California: Governor signs unconstitutional SB 967

Last month, California Governor Jerry Brown...

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Study Finds Requirements Like History and Government Unnecessary for College Graduation

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Posted by    Friday, October 17, 2014 at 6:30pm

The real issue here is not that colleges aren’t teaching core requirements like U.S. history or Economics 101. It’s that high schools aren’t teaching these low-level courses. Why should colleges be teaching students what they should have learned in high school, or even middle school?

Douglas Belkin reports for the Wall...

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Colleges Keep Spending Despite Declining Enrollments

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Posted by    Friday, October 17, 2014 at 5:00pm

It seems the basic laws of economics are lost on some college administrators.

Richard Vedder of See Thru Edu reports.

Gamble: Despite Declining Enrollments, Colleges Resume Spending Spree

Most aging academics worry about global warming (or its recent nonexistence), income inequality, or perhaps even erectile dysfunction, but I fret about the Higher Education Price...

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George Washington U. Law Prof on Affirmative Consent Law: “It Infantilizes Women”

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Posted by    Friday, October 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

But wait, I thought “Yes means yes” empowered women?

Andrew Desiderio at The College Fix has the story:

Law professor blasts ‘yes means yes’: ‘Ridiculous, unfair, infantilizes women’

A prominent law professor is speaking out against California’s new “yes means yes” law, calling it “confusingly complex,” “contrary to both common sense...

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UCLA Campus Banners Feature Photo of Communist Leader Angela Davis

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Posted by    Friday, October 17, 2014 at 2:00pm

Of all the notable figures the school could have chosen to picture on the banners, this is the best they could do?

Ron Radosh of PJ Media has the story.

UCLA’s New Cover Girl: Guess Which Far Leftist It Is!

Look whose photo graces the campus of UCLA, meant to be an inspiration to...

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Florida Kindergarten Teacher Quits Job to Twerk Full-Time, Makes Six Figures

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Posted by    Friday, October 17, 2014 at 12:30pm

Free markets, folks, free markets.

From Buzzfeed:

This 22-Year-Old Quit Being A Kindergarten Teacher To Twerk Professionally

This is Jessica Vanessa, a former assistant kindergarten teacher from Florida.

The 22-year-old didn’t mind her teaching job, but it was bringing in peanuts compared with what she could make twerking on Vine for her 2 million followers.

“What...

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Southern Oregon University Threatens Students for Passing Out Copies of the Constitution

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Posted by    Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11:00am

The students’ crime? They were outside the free speech zone.

From Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon.

University Threatens Students for Distributing Constitutions Outside Free Speech Zone

Southern Oregon University officials threatened student activists with disciplinary action for handing out copies of the Constitution outside of the campus’ designated free speech zone. They...

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