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Only 37% of High School Seniors Prepared for College

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:30pm

These numbers aren’t going the way we want.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Just 37% of U.S. High School Seniors Prepared for College Math and Reading, Test Shows

Only 37% of American 12th-graders were academically prepared for college math and reading in 2015, a slight dip from two years earlier, according to test scores...

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Scripps College ‘Unofficial Survival Guide’ Justifies Hatred of White People

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

It’s funny that the social justice warrior crowd is seemingly OK with this.

Campus Reform reports.

Scripps ‘Unofficial Survival Guide’ claims ‘hatred of white people’ is ‘legitimate response to oppression’

Last summer, two Scripps College students spent approximately 500 hours creating a 217-page “ Unofficial Scripps Survival Guide” intended...

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Be Happy About Going to College But Stop And Consider The Debt

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3:30pm

Think seriously about the consequences of taking on a lot of student loan debt.

The Washington Post reports.

Celebrate that college choice — but consider the debt

May 1 is an important date for a lot of families.

It’s the day that many colleges require deposits as a declaration that a student will enroll in...

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Campus Free Speech Threatened by New DOJ Letter

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:00pm

The Obama administration doesn’t have a great record when it comes to supporting free speech on campus.

The FIRE blog reports.

New DOJ Letter Threatens Campus Speech, Warns Former OCR Attorney

Free speech on college campuses was dealt a significant blow last week when the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a findings letter against...

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Millennials Now Are The Largest Generation

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 12:30pm

It’s predicted that by 2050, the Millennial count will reach 79.2 million, and the Baby Boomer population will drop to 16.6 million.

USA Today College reports.

Millennials now largest generation in U.S., surpass Baby Boomers

That’s according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released this month, which bottom line say Baby Boomers are no...

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Believing in Two Genders Now a ‘Hate Crime’ Under Investigation at Marymount University

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 11:00am

Stating reality as it has been known for thousands of years is now a hate crime?

The College Fix reports.

Believing in two genders is a ‘hate crime’ under police investigation at Catholic college

‘You can have your opinion’ as long as it doesn’t ‘deny my existence’

It’s uncommon at Jesuit universities these days for...

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UC Berkeley Gets An Interim Provost After Sexual Harassment Scandal

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:30am

Provost Claude Steele resigned amid accusations that the campus has mishandled sexual harassment cases.

SF Gate reports.

Ex-Smith College president named UC Berkeley interim provost

A UC Berkeley professor who once served as president of Smith College, a liberal arts women’s school in Massachusetts, has been named interim provost at UC Berkeley — a...

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College Student Sues School After Suspension for Consensual Sex

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:00am

We’re going to see more of this in the future as students fight for their future.

The FOX News Insider reports.

‘His Life Was Derailed’: College Student Sues After Suspension for Consensual Sex

A Colorado college student spoke out exclusively on The Kelly File tonight, saying that he was suspended from Colorado State University-Pueblo...

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University of Chicago Earns Highest Free Speech Rating

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:30pm

It’s the 27th institution to earn FIRE’s highest rating overall.

The College Fix reports.

University of Chicago dumps speech codes, earns highest rating from free-speech group

It pioneered the faculty statement in favor of freedom of expression, and now the University of Chicago has earned a coveted green-light rating from the Foundation for Individual...

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Poll Shows Majority of Millennials Reject Capitalism

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

This goes a long way to explaining the support enjoyed by Bernie Sanders on college campuses.

The Washington Post reports.

A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows

In an apparent rejection of the basic principles of the U.S. economy, a new poll shows that most young people do not support capitalism.

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College Counselor Laments Admissions Process

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:30pm

Here’s a new piece by Barnard, who is the director of college counseling at the Derryfield School, a private college preparatory day school.

The Washington Post reports.

College counselor: I’m sick of reading about golden kids getting into Harvard. Here’s the story I want to see.

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Steven Crowder Goes Off On Social Justice Warriors at UMass

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:00pm

Steven Crowder, Milo Yiannopoulos and Christina Hoff Sommers made an appearance at the University of Massachusetts this week and before they could even begin their discussion, leftist critics in the audience tried to shout them down.

Crowder shut them down in an epic rant you can watch below.

Strong language warning.

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79% of Millennials Don’t Identify as “Socialist”

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:30pm

Young voters support Sanders because he is likable and visionary, not because of his socialist views.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Harvard Poll: 79% of millennials don’t identify as “socialist” (Sorry, Bernie)

Yes, millennials love Sen. Bernie Sanders — but a new poll demonstrates that it isn’t because his supporters universally favor socialism.

Harvard’s latest poll...

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Government Now Funding Search for Microaggressions

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:00am

What a ridiculous waste of time and money. Don’t we have more important issues to deal with?

Minding The Campus reports.

Feds Fund Search for Microaggressions

Earlier this month, The Washington Free Beacon, the conservative online newspaper, reported that the National Science Foundation was spending over half a million federal dollars “to videotape male...

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Millennial Are Shifting From Conservative Values

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:30am

The graybeards, however, have changed more than the youth.

Red Alert Politics reports.

The GOP is deserting millennial Republicans

Millennials are deserting the conservative political values of their parents and grandparents, which could signal a more dramatic shift in political alignment than has been seen in decades.

“Growing ideological distance is not confined to partisanship....

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White House Wants to Spend $100 Million on ‘Free’ Community College

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:00am

Free community college only costs $100 million dollars? What a great deal.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

White House Push on Free Community College

Local and state-based free community college programs have grown rapidly across the country in the past year since President...

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University of Tennessee Students Panic Over Defunding “Office for Diversity and Inclusion”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:30pm

The protest comes as the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday sent to the Senate floor a bill to shift funding from salaries.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Students freak out as Tennessee votes to defund “Office for Diversity and Inclusion”

A move months in the making has finally come to fruition as both Tennessee houses...

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West Chester University President Refuses to Cancel Campus Trump Event

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 5:00pm

Bravo to West Chester University president Chris Fiorentino for defending free expression.

You can tell from the video below that he was under pressure to cancel this event.

Mediaite reported.

University President Refuses to Cancel Trump Event: We Are ‘Committed to the Free Exchange of Ideas’

The president of Pennsylvania’s West Chester University issued a...

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The Future Looks Bright For The Class Of 2016

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 3:30pm

While employers are hiring more new graduates for full-time jobs, NACE said, they plan to bring on fewer interns.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Job Outlook Brightens for New College Graduates

Good news for the class of 2016: companies are planning to step up their hiring of new grads.

Employers expect to hire 5.2% more...

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Prager University – Why Private Investment Works & Govt. Investment Doesn’t

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Burt Folsom of Hillsdale College explains why private investment is usually more successful than government investment.

Watch below.

Here’s more information.

From transportation to energy, and everything in between, should the government invest money in as many promising projects as possible? Or would that actually doom many...

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So Many College Essays Start The Same

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:30pm

The same opening lines recurred with depressing regularity.

Forbes reports.

How (Not) To Make Your College Application Stand Out

Every college applicant wants to stand out, but in your efforts to show what makes you distinctive you need to make sure you don’t end up blending in.

For an analysis of college applications show that...

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College Taking Down Wind Turbines That Cost More Than They Saved

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:00am

Lake Land College tried to go green but it didn’t work out too well.

Illinois Leaks has the story.

Costly Broken Wind Turbines Give College Whopping Negative 99.14% Return On Investment

Lake Land College recently announced plans to tear down broken wind turbines on campus, after the school got $987,697.20 in taxpayer support for...

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