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Queer Black Artist Group Takes Responsibility for Lynching Effigies Found at Berkeley

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 8:00am

On Monday, I said I was skeptical about this incident. Here you go.

Blake Neff of the Daily Caller reports.

‘Queer Black And Person Of Color Artists’ Claim Responsibility For Lynching Effigies At Berkeley

The University of California at Berkeley, already fired up over recent protests related to the deaths of Michael Brown and...

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University at Buffalo Launches New Program to Assist Young Entrepreneurs

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 6:30pm

It’s a Christmas miracle!

One New York university is now offering a free-market friendly program for enterprising students.

The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) has launched a new program for assist early-stage entrepreneurs, officials announced Thursday.

The Startup CEL program will provide specialized support and guidance to young,...

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Report Shows Many Freshmen Have no Idea How Much Debt They’re Taking on

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 5:00pm

A new report from the Brookings Institution found that many college freshmen are oblivious to the amount of debt they’re taking on in college.

Christopher Ingraham of the Boston Globe reports.

Most college freshman seen as ignorant on debt

A majority of first-year undergraduates can’t correctly estimate how much student loan debt they’re taking...

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College Conservative – Keystone Pipeline Should Fuel 114th Congressional Agenda

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 3:30pm

College Conservative contributor Jim Hinton has a proposal to fuel the congressional agenda during its next session.

Congress is about to head into its Christmas Recess, and will soon be closed for business until January. When Congress returns, it will be the Republican-led 114th Congress calling the shots instead of the...

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Colleges and Students in Virginia Lobby Governor Over Expected Budget Cuts

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:00pm

Some students even got together and made a video.

It’ll be interesting to see how Governor McAuliffe responds.

Kristin Musulin of USA Today reported.

‘Save our Slice’: 13 Va. colleges fight higher...

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Rape is Plummeting in Frequency, But Campus Rape Hysteria Won’t Go Away

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:30pm

Glenn Reynolds at USA Today explains why claims of a “rape epidemic” just won’t go away despite so much evidence that there is no “epidemic”:

The great campus rape hoax

For months we’ve been told that there’s a burgeoning “epidemic” of rape on college campuses, that the system for dealing with campus rape is...

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Michigan State Protesters Call George Will ‘Rape Denier’

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11:00am

Classy. Some of them even had signs that said not to politicize rape. Hello?

Derek Draplin of the College Fix reported.

Angry protesters denounce George Will at MSU; called ‘rape denier,’ backs turned

EAST LANSING – Conservative columnist George Will faced major opposition Saturday as a commencement speaker at Michigan State University, where he...

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Prospective Teachers in NYC Fail Academic Literary Skills Exam

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 9:30am

“If you can’t do, teach.”

Carl Ampanile at The New York Post reports:

Majority of city’s trainee teachers flunked literacy tests

How do you spell illiterate?

A majority of students training at scores of New York colleges to become teachers flunked a literacy test they have to pass to be licensed, new figures show.

The state...

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Judge Rules That Years-Old Sex Abuse Case Against Harvard Can Proceed

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 8:00am

The case goes all the way back to the 1960′s and involves a swim coach who is now deceased.

From Truth Revolt.

Child-Rape Case Against Harvard Can Proceed: Judge

Harvard University will have to defend itself against allegations of child rape at the campus now that a Massachusetts judge has reinstated a lawsuit against...

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Study Shows Many College Students Think Smoking a Hookah is Safer than Cigarettes

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 6:30pm

Never doubt the ability of American college students to rationalize away any hazards associated with risky behavior they want to engage in.

Many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes despite emerging evidence suggesting otherwise, according to a recent study.

Hookahs are water pipes used to smoke specially made tobacco that...

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College Student Gets Kisses With Mistletoe Contraption

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:00pm

This kid gets an A for creativity.

I completely lost track of how many kisses he gets in the video.

WABC in New York reported.

College student’s ‘mistletoe contraption’ gets him all the Christmas kisses

Maybe he was looking for love or maybe he was just hoping to spread a little holiday cheer, but either...

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Georgetown Student Defends His “I deserved to be mugged” Post

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 3:30pm

When Georgetown student Oliver Friedfeld wrote his op-ed, in which indicated that he deserved to be mugged because of “white privilege”, he experienced a significant opinion backlash.

And, like Jonathan Gruber, he is now going back and explaining when he really meant.

…I hope this letter clarifies some of the points that have...

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Lynching Effigies Found on UC Berkeley Campus

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 2:00pm

Call me a skeptic but I suspect this was done by students who want to keep stoking the protests happening at the school.

Peter Holley reports at the Washington Post.

Berkeley students find cardboard cutouts of black lynching victims hanging on campus

Students at the University of California at Berkeley awoke Saturday morning to...

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New Jersey Co-ed Sues Parents Again for Failing to Pay College Tuition

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 12:30pm

The parents haven’t complied with the first legal order for payment.

In November, we reported that a New Jersey judge ordered parents to pay their estranged 21-year-old daughter’s college tuition.

It appears that the parents didn’t take the legal order seriously.

A 21-year-old woman, Caitlyn Ricci, who’s already been to court once to get her parents to pay her college tuition is now back...

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Oregon State University Gets High Marks for Free Speech

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 11:00am

Congrats to Oregon State. May other schools follow their lead.

Brad Schmidt of Oregon Live reported.

Campus free speech? Oregon State University earns high marks in new report

Oregon State University is one of 18 colleges across the United States without restrictive free-speech policies, according to a report released S...

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Group Recommends Creating a Database of Alleged Rapists to Make Campus Safer

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 9:30am

We’ve just totally thrown “innocent until proven guilty” out the window, haven’t we?

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Create a database of alleged rapists to make campus safer, group recommends

This sounds like another attempt at a “Hyde Park List.”

Vivian Nunez at the liberal student organization Generation Progress, noting that research...

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CUNY Baruch Prof Accused of Assaulting NYPD Officers During Protest

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Posted by    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 8:00am

The charges here are pretty serious if true.

The Associated Press, Lisa Chamoff and Julia Jacobo of PIX 11 reported.

CUNY Baruch professor accused of assaulting NYPD officers charged with rioting, robbery

Police have arrested the suspect accused of assaulting two NYPD officers on the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday night amidst the Millions March protests,...

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UCLA’s Armenian students want Turkey Divestment Movement

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Posted by    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 5:00pm

In the wake of the University of California -Los Angeles student council defeating an ant-Israel divestment resolution by a vote of 7-5, the Armenian students are proposing Turkey as the next target to focus attention on the centennial anniversary of the infamous Turkish massacres.

The Armenian Students’ Association held a town hall...

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Princeton Students Start ‘Microaggressions’ Reporting Service

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Posted by    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 3:30pm

Ingenuity in the age of the outrage industry.

Katherine Timpf reports at National Review.

Princeton Students Set Up Microaggression-Reporting Service

Princeton University students recently launched “Tiger Microaggressions,” a service that takes other students’ reports of microaggressions and publishes them on its Facebook page — so that no one has...

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Now Med Students are Staging #Ferguson Protests

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Posted by    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

Because law students can’t have all the fun!

Medical students from more than 70 schools on Wednesday protested racial profiling and police brutality through the social media initiative #WhiteCoats4BlackLives.

Hundreds of medical...

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Howie Carr: Harvard Men Have Had “a tough couple of weeks”

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Posted by    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 12:30pm

It’s OK for Carr to offer this critique because Carr is a Harvard man himself.

Who knew?

From the Boston Herald.

Carr: You can always tell a Harvard man

These have been a tough couple of weeks for all us Harvard men.

What? You didn’t know I’m a Harvard man. It’s the veritas. Back in the...

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Thousands March in Mexican Protests Memorializing 43 Murdered College Students

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Posted by    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 11:00am

Mexicans demand their government strengthen the “rule of law.”

We recently reported that 43 Mexican college students were kidnapped by police under orders of a mayor in southern Mexico were probably killed by a drug gang.

As the bodies of those victims begin to be identified, thousands of angry Mexicans are marching to protest real police brutality and corruption.

Mexico identified the...

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