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Christian Group Scores Free Speech Victory at North Carolina State

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 6:30pm

The school wanted these students to have to get a permit to speak to other students. Unreal.

The Daily Caller reports.

Christians Win In North Carolina, Take Down University Speech Code

A Christian group at North Carolina State University (NC State) won a substantial legal victory, as the university agreed to revise a speech...

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Republican Party Platform Denounces Indoctrination by Campus Liberals

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 5:00pm

It’s good to know someone is willing to stick up for conservative college students.

Campus Reform reports.

GOP platform denounces ‘indoctrination’ by campus liberals

The Republican Party’s official 2016 platform includes several promising planks related to higher education, including reduced federal subsidies and enhanced speech protections.

Within the 66 pages of the GOP platform, the...

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GOP Maintains High Unfavorable Ratings With Youth

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 3:30pm

Jordan argued that Trump’s decision to bring on Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate further alienates young women.

Red Alert Politics reports.

RNC Panel: GOP platform “repulsive to a lot of young voters”

Back in April, more than 60 percent of millennial women said they were “scared” of Donald Trump.

Now that he...

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VIDEO: Does Philosophy Have a Woman Problem?

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 2:00pm

The always brilliant Christina Hoff Sommers has a new video out which is worth your time.

Take a look below.

The Heterodox Academy has more.

Does Philosophy Have a Woman Problem?

This post presents a video by philosopher Christina Hoff Sommers, originally posted on her YouTube channel “The Factual Feminist”. Because this episode deals with...

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How One Millennial Bought A House At Age 25

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 12:30pm

She’s “got it figured out.”

CNN Money reports.

How I bought a house at age 25

Brown is only 26, but she already owns a house and has socked away a nice amount of money for retirement in both a 401(k) and Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Oh, and she has a renter who pays...

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Colby College Wins FIRE’s Speech Code of the Month

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 11:00am

Did you know Colby College has a bias response policy? How nice for them.

FIRE has their own response.

Speech Code of the Month: Colby College

FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for July 2016: Colby College in Maine.

Colby’s Bias Incident Prevention and Response pro...

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University of Michigan-Flint Prof Files Complaint Against Women-Only Study Lounge

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 9:30am

Michigan State does not have a similar space for men.

The College Fix reports.

Professor files civil rights complaint against women-only study lounge

As a Michigan taxpayer, public university employee and a man, Mark Perry is tired of the university system granting its own exemptions from the state’s civil rights laws.

The University of Michigan-Flint...

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The College Conservative on The Flaws of Feminism

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 8:00am

Treston Wheeat of the College Conservative has some thoughts on feminism and shares them in a new post.

The Flaws of Feminism

There is a particular strand of feminism, mostly predominant on college campuses and within the online echo chambers of the social justice warriors, that is philosophically problematic at all levels. Now,...

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Universities Are Choosing To Fund Big-Time Football Programs

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 6:30pm

Starting — or reviving — a Division I football team is an expensive and complicated process, with little obvious return on the investment.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Despite long odds, universities start or resume big-time football programs

In February, John Bardo, Wichita State University’s president, tweeted an image of a black and yellow football...

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Obama Administration Argues Student Debt is Good for the Economy

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

Nothing to see here, folks. Just another Orwellian proclamation by the Obama administration.

The Daily Caller reports.

Obama Admin: $1.3 Trillion In Student Debt Is Good For The Economy!

The Obama administration has released a new report arguing the massive $1.3 trillion student debt load is helping the economy.

“Investing in Higher Education: Benefits, Challenges,...

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Millennials May Not Have Healthcare in 10 Years

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 3:30pm

Obamacare has created 23,000 newly uninsured people.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Are millennials going to have health care in 10 years?

I just graduated from college, and I’m worried that recent developments in the health care sector of our economy foreshadow a bleak future for young people. Will...

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Yale Rehires Employee Who Smashed ‘Racist’ Stained Glass Window

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

That was quick. Two days ago, this guy merely said he wanted his job back and Yale caved immediately.

FOX News reports.

Worker who shattered Yale window depicting slaves gets his job back

A Yale University dining services worker who resigned after smashing a stained-glass window depicting slaves has gotten his old job back.

Patricia...

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Pre-College Programs Ease College Transition

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 12:30pm

The program helps enable high school students to see themselves on a college campus.

Winston-Salem Journal reports.

Pre-college programs ease transition, open doors

Roommates, dorm food, early classes — the transition to college can be a bumpy one. Enter: pre-college programs, welcoming high school juniors and seniors to college campuses around the country for...

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Oppressive Campus Speech Policies Now Infecting The Real World

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 11:00am

Policing free speech is popular among everyone on the left, not just college students.

Minding the Campus reports.

Progressive Policing of Speech Moves Off Campus

“Hate speech is excluded from protection,” CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tweeted last year, echoing a dangerously common misconception. “Hate speech isn’t free speech,” people say, assuming they have a...

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Writer Claims Colleges That Serve ‘Amazing Food’ Accept Fewer Low-Income Students

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 9:30am

Gladwell says Vassar has a reputation for “mediocre” food but that’s partly because it chooses to accept far more low-income students than Bowdoin.

The College Fix reports.

Colleges that serve ‘amazing food’ accept fewer low-income students, popular writer claims

Bowdoin College has a bone to pick with Malcolm Glad...

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Dartmouth Student on Alleged Crime Spree

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 8:00am

At what point does a school cut its losses with a troubled student?

Dartblog reports.

Student Crime Spree Continues

About a month ago we ran a can-you-believe-this post about a student from Camden, Maine, a graduate of Loomis Chaffee, Melanie Vangel ’18, who stole a dog named Fred from the Rutland dog pound. Melanie...

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Rhode Island State Legislature Won’t Protect Student Journalists From Censorship

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 6:30pm

It’s the second loss in two months for the bills that would prevent administrators from meddling in student media.

The College Fix reports.

Rhode Island lawmakers don’t think student journalists matter enough to protect from censorship

Student journalists and their educational advisers in Rhode Island are still under threat of retaliation, removal and firing...

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Students at University in Colorado Reject Name for Campus Building Over Rape Culture

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

The proposed nickname for the athletic center at Colorado School of Mines was “the mine shaft” but students complained the name perpetuated rape culture.

Heat Street reports.

University Athletic Center Nickname Nixed for ‘Supporting Rape Culture’

An exclusive Heat Street review of email correspondence at a Colorado university has revealed that a student-selected nickname...

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Vassar Faculty Members Want Reduced Teaching Load

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 3:30pm

To some, however, the plan has a major downside: an approximately 15 percent reduction in courses or sections offered.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Vassar faculty members want to reduce their teaching load but some question a plan that would also reduce course offerings

Faculty members at Vassar College generally agree that teaching five classes...

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Prof Calls for the Abolition of Whiteness

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 2:00pm

Imagine for a moment that a college professor said this about any other group. They’d never work again.

Campus Reform reports.

UWM prof advocates ‘abolition of whiteness’

A professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is calling for the complete “abolition of whiteness,” saying only then will America see an end to racism.

Professor Gregory Jay’s...

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What Are Bernie’s College Supporters Going to Do Now?

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:30pm

Mr. Sanders dominated among young voters in the Democratic primaries and caucuses.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

What’s Next for College Students Who Backed Bernie

Tuesday is expected to bring a political development that many college students had hoped would not happen: Sen. Bernie Sanders’s announcement that he is endorsing Hillary Clinton and...

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Berkeley and NYU Profs Say Police Need ‘Sensitivity Training’

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 11:00am

The pinheads who are saying this should be forced to work as police for a week.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Berkeley/NYU: Police officers need ‘sensitivity training’

A new study suggests that police undergo “sensitivity and bias training” after finding racial disparities in the use of police force.

Professors from the University of California, Berkeley and...

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