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University of North Carolina Removes Its Microaggression List

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 9:30am

The list goes on to tell employees how to develop “awareness and tools for intervention”.

The College Fix reports.

UNC takes down microaggression list that says not knowing gay people is offensive

The University of North Carolina told employees last week how to talk without offending people.

For example, saying “I don’t know any LGBTQ...

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Prof Claims Promoting Anti-Abortion Views is a Microaggression

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:00am

This is the true purpose of leftist speech codes like microaggressions. Shutting down the opposition.

Campus Reform reports.

Prof: promoting ‘anti-abortion’ views is a microaggression

An “educational presentation” on Longwood University’s website claims that challenging someone’s pro-choice views or assuming they smoke weed are both microaggressions.

The presentation, which can be found on Longwood’s Diversity...

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York University Law Student Gets Apology And Cash Reward For Antisemitic Harassment

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 6:30pm

The student will receive 1,000 pounds ($1,370) for the harassment.

The College Fix reports.

Jewish student awarded four figures after being subjected to antisemitic harassment

York University (UK) law student Zachary Confino will get an apology and 1,000 pounds ($1,370) in payment for the antisemitic harassment and bullying he suffered for more than two...

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Clemson Spends Millions on Athletics After Hiking Tuition

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

This is the sort of thing you can understand students wanting to protest. Even if the two factors aren’t related, the optics are terrible.

The Daily Caller reports.

Clemson Raises Tuition While Pumping Millions Into Athletics

After spending millions on athletic facilities and football staff, South Carolina’s Clemson University is raising tuition on students,...

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What Admission Officers Want To See Applicants Do During The Summer

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 3:30pm

During the application evaluation process, once grades and scores are considered, admission officers look for evidence of desirable qualities in an applicant.

Forbes reports.

Making Summer Count For College And Yourself

Yesterday I read about an 11-year old boy who started his own business bringing neighbors’ trash cans and recycling bins to the curb....

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Prager University – Why Don’t Feminists Fight for Muslim Women?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the latest video from Prager University, activist and author Ayaan Hirsi Ali asks why feminists don’t stand up for women in Muslim countries.

Take a look below.

Here’s more information:

Are women oppressed in Muslim countries? What about in...

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The Five Biggest Mistakes College Grads Make

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 12:30pm

Learn how to avoid these mistakes.

Star Tribune reports.

5 biggest career mistakes college graduates make

While some of the estimated 3.8 million students earning college degrees this year will continue their studies, others will start their careers right away. Here is a rundown of five of the biggest college graduate career mistakes, along...

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Leftist Student Groups Prepare to Protest at Republican Convention

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 11:00am

The Democratic convention won’t be a walk in the park either but we’ll likely hear more about the GOP protests.

Campus Reform reports.

Leftist students to protest at GOP Convention

Several student groups from around the country are planning to join other socialist and progressive organizations to protest the Republican National Convention (RNC) in...

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Accreditation Association Puts Georgetown College On Probation

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 9:30am

The college suffered “huge enrollment declines.”

Lexington Herald-Leader reports.

Georgetown College put on probation by accreditation association

A regional accreditation association has put Georgetown College on one year of probation because of the school’s non-compliance with financial standards.

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges announced this week that Georgetown College “had...

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‘Hate and Extremism’ Expert Says it is Conservatives Who Face Campus Discrimination

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 8:00am

This is absolutely true and completely ignored by the left because they believe they’re always the victims.

The College Fix reports.

‘Hate and extremism’ expert says campus conservatism faces discrimination, suppression

‘With regard to speaking on college campuses, conservatives are thoroughly well positioned with their contention that there is both passive and active discrimination...

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UC Irvine Allows College Republicans To Be Reinstated

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6:30pm

The College Republicans at UC Irvine are accusing the administration of blatantly discriminating against conservatives on campus.

The College Fix reports.

UCI reinstates College Republicans, CRs boldly demand apology for discrimination

UC Irvine administrators on Thursday reinstated the College Republicans’ right to rent space on campus, overturning a previous ban that club members described...

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Monmouth U. to Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name on Campus Building

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Woodrow Wilson was a progressive and a racist so having his name on a building is problematic.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

Monmouth U. Will Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name on Campus Building

Monmouth University has decided to keep Woodrow Wilson’s name on a campus building that honors him, following discussions on the New...

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Dartmouth Presents Evidence To Block Fraternity’s Residential Status

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 3:30pm

What is the future of this fraternity?

Valley News reports.

Dartmouth College Tries to Block Fraternity’s Bid to Keep Status

Hanover — Dartmouth College has presented new evidence in an effort to block a fraternity’s bid to retain its residential status.

The fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, lost ties to the college last winter amid accusations...

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Purdue Launches New Program Designed to Reduce College Debt

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 2:00pm

The program involves agreeing to pay a percentage of future earnings.

FOX 59 News reported.

Purdue University launches program to combat student debt

Purdue University is enrolling the first round of students in a program that aims to combat student debt for those promising to pay a share of their future earnings for a...

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Georgetown President Wants To Rectify University’s Role In The Slave Trade

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 12:30pm

Names of two past college presidents “who organized or played an advisory role in the sale of the slaves” were removed from campus buildings.

The College Fix reports.

Georgetown U. president promises to ‘make amends’ for school’s role in slave trade

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia has promised a “vigorous” and “wide-ranging” response...

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Complaints Pour in Over Speech Codes at University of Northern Colorado

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 11:00am

This school doesn’t understand that combating “bias” in speech only leads to censorship.

The Gazzette reports.

Complaints pile up over Colorado university speech regulations

Complaints are continuing to pile up after the University of Northern Colorado created a Bias Response Team to deal with behavior deemed to be offensive, including issues involving race, religion,...

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University of Arizona Symposium Looks At First Amendment Issues

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 9:30am

The symposium was the brainchild of Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Kendal Washington White.

FIRE reports.

New University of Arizona Symposium Focuses on First Amendment Issues in Higher Ed

Free speech on campus was the topic of the day Wednesday at the University of Arizona’s (UA’s)...

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Christmas Vacation Now a Microaggression at UNC Chapel Hill

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 8:00am

The left is always looking for something new to be offended by.

The Daily Caller reports.

University Of North Carolina: CHRISTMAS VACATION Is A ‘Microagression’ Now

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill issued a guide this week which instructs students that Christmas vacations and telling a woman “I love your shoes!”...

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What To Ask On College Tours

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5:00pm

To get the financial scoop, be sure to include these questions.

Time Money reports.

The 4 Questions to Ask on a College Campus Tour

Campus tours are a carefully choreographed part of colleges’ marketing efforts. But they’re also a great opportunity for students and parents to push past the sales pitch and get the...

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18 Year Old Students Faces 50 Years in Jail for Taking ‘Upskirt’ Photos

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 3:30pm

This student took photos up girls’ skirts without their consent and he’s facing 50 years in jail for it.

It’s a despicable crime for sure but, 50 years? Really?

FOX 6 Now reports.

18-year-old student accused of “upskirting” girls at University School of Milwaukee

An 18-year-old University School of Milwaukee student faces more than 50...

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American Universities Are Orwellian

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 2:00pm

American higher education sinks deeper into the muck.

National Review reports.

The Orwellian Charge of the Campus Bias Response Team

A professor at the University of Northern Colorado assigned Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff’s “The Coddling of the American Mind” to his students — and watched as they proved the essay’s point.

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Fossil Fuel Divestment Rejected at NYU

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 12:30pm

This is going to make the progressives on campus very unhappy. Oh well.

Campus Reform reports.

NYU rejects fossil fuel divestment as meaningless political statement

The New York University Board of Trustees rejected vehement demands from students to divest from fossil fuels because doing so would have amounted to a meaningless political statement.

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