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Duke University Porn Star Has Regrets

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 3:30pm

Who could have seen this coming? A sad story all around.

Jonathon van Maren of Life Site News reports.

Porn is super-empowering: just ask the Duke University porn star

She looks young, younger than her 18 years. Sitting on a bed in a hotel room wearing baggy pajamas, glasses, and a far-away look, she...

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Vermont College Bans Access to Popular Social Media App Yik Yak

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 2:00pm

Yik Yak has become extremely popular on my campus, too. Basically, it’s a public forum for short messages like Twitter, except that the posts are “anonymous” (there are no names associated with posts). The app is organized geographically, so that only people in your area–city, college, etc.–can post to that area’s...

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Faculty Members at Alamo Colleges Object to Lack of Consultation on Curricular Decisions

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

File this under civil war – academic style.

Colleen Flaherty of Inside Higher Ed reported.

Habitually Disrespected?

Faculty members at San Antonio’s Alamo Colleges criticized Chancellor Bruce Leslie last year for trying to bump a humanities course from the core curriculum, to make room for a required class based in part on the popular...

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University of Chicago Students Publically Post Names of Men With “Troubling Behavior”

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 11:00am

What’s going on? First the flyers at Cornell, now this?

From HuffPo:

University Of Chicago Activists Post List Of Men Who Have Shown ‘Troubling Behavior’

Students at the University of Chicago are circulating a...

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College Student Murdered in New Jersey by Suspected Domestic Terrorism Jihadist

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 9:30am

The mainstream media has neglected to report this story. I wonder why.

We covered this in detail at Legal Insurrection, Why is the Brendan Tevlin murder so underreported?

Michael Cipriano of the College Fix further reports.

REPORTS: College Student, 19, Murdered in New Jersey by Domestic Terrorism Jihadist

Brendan Tevlin was a good kid, a...

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Lynchburg College Hosts ‘Get Laid’ Seminar Featuring Demonstrations with Dildos and a ‘Vulva Puppet’

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 8:00am

You know, I for one miss the days when sex was something private, personal, and special, and not something you demonstrated in public with dildos and ‘vulva puppets’.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

College Hosts ‘Get Laid’ Seminar, Complete with Hands-On Demonstrations

There wasn’t a lot left to the imagin...

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Intramural Sports Game Where Female Goals Get Double Points Challenged

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 6:30pm

Finally, something that makes sense.

Maggie Lit of Campus Reform reports:

Students protest ‘sexist’ intramural soccer rule that doubles points when women score

A state university intramural soccer program is under fire by students for it’s “sexist” policy of awarding two points when a fe...

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Colgate Students Protest Racism, Want Faculty to Undergo Diversity Training

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 5:00pm

Maybe I’m a cynic but I just don’t believe there’s a big racism problem at Colgate University.

NBC News in Utica reported.

Colgate University students stage protest to bring attention to racism on campus

Hundreds of students at Colgate University say racism and inequality is a big issue on campus.

Big enough that about 400...

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New Affirmative Consent App ‘Good2Go’ Just Not Good Enough

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 3:30pm

A new app for Android and iOS tries to assist two parties in getting ‘affirmative consent’ for sex, but it doesn’t fulfill all of the many clauses of the California Affirmative Consent Bill. (Maybe it says something about the practicality of a law if you can’t write a computer program to tell...

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The Reality of Obamacare Comes to George Washington University

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 2:00pm

I believe the promise was “if you like your plan, you can keep your plan.” Funny how things change.

Spencer Irvine of Accuracy in Academia reports.

Obamacare hits George Washington University

The faculty at George Washington University made substantial contributions to President Obama when he was seeking that office. They are about to contribute...

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Harvard Gives Full Ride to Student After He Admits He’s an Illegal Immigrant

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 12:30pm

Well, Harvard is a private institution so it’s free to set its admission and financial aid policies how it sees best fit. What do readers think?

Tony Lee of Breitbart reports:

HARVARD GIVES STUDENT FULL RIDE AFTER HE TELLS THEM HE’S ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT

When Dario Guerrero, an illegal immigrant who found out about his...

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At U. Michigan Withholding Sex or Discounting Feelings Equals ‘Sexual Violence’

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 11:00am

Who comes up with these insane policies? Every week brings a new story like this.

Derek Draplin of the College Fix reported.

University of Michigan: Withholding Sex, Discounting Feelings are ‘Sexual Violence’

Examples of abuse listed on the University of Michigan’s domestic violence awareness website say “sexual violence” includes “withholding sex and affection” and “discounting the...

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Protesters at UC Berkeley Call for Murder of Jews, Saying They ‘Support the Intifada’

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 9:30am

It seems the Holocaust was just too long ago for kids these days to remember.

Daniel Mael of Truth Revolt has the story:

UC Berkeley Students Call For Murdering Jews: ‘We Support the Intifada’

A group of students and other community members on the campus of University of California at Berkeley confirmed their support for...

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Government Makes a Mess of Student Loans

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8:00am

As George Leef points out at Minding the Campus, when the government tries to help, there are often unintended consequences.

Making a Bigger Mess of Student Loans

Federal student aid programs abound in examples that demonstrate a point economists often make: government policies almost always have undesirable consequences that weren’t anticipated, or if...

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Towson University May Ban Tailgating Forever

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:30pm

It’s a shame when the term “banned forever” is associated with higher education.

Rick Ritter of CBS News in Baltimore reports.

Tailgating May Be Banned Forever At Towson University

An indefinite ban on student tailgating? Towson University is considering it for home football games. This comes after what university officials call unsafe behavior during...

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Campus Reform’s Caleb Bonham Talks About Crazy College Classes

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

Bonham makes some excellent points here. Is it any wonder why some college students don’t know what ISIS is?

Campus Reform’s Caleb Bonham discusses crazy college classes

Think college is a worthy investment? Well, it depends on the courses students are signing up for.

As the Daily Caller originally reported, classes like Politicizing Beyonce...

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University of Denver Takes up Social Engineering With Freshmen

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 3:30pm

As you’ll read below, the University of Denver doesn’t seem to trust students to form new ideas and relationships on their own.

Adam Kissel of Minding the Campus reports.

Freshmen: Here Are the Friends and Values We Want You to Have

For years, some colleges assigned new students roommates from different regions, races or...

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Jesse Watters Asks College Students How They Would Deal With ISIS

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

I saw this on the air Tuesday night and I have to warn you, it’s painful to watch.


From FOX News Insider.

Watters’ World: How Would College Students Deal With ISIS?

How would...

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The Most Searched for University on Google Might Surprise You

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 12:30pm

It’s not Harvard. It’s not MIT (though that school is number two). It’s not Cambridge or Oxford.

It’s the University of Phoenix.

Sean Coughlan reports for BBC:

Google reveals most searched-for universities

Google has revealed the most popular searches for people around the world looking for universities.

This ranking of online searches is very different from...

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Indiana U. School of Law Prof Says Republicans Will Turn State into a Third World Country

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 11:00am

Has this professor looked at Obama’s record lately?

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reports.

Nutty Professor Says Greedy Republicans Will Turn Indiana Into Third World Country

“I have seen Indiana’s future, and it is Haiti.”

So says Fran Quigley, clinical pr...

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U.S. Colleges Are Growing Increasingly Financially Unstable

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 9:30am

Revenue going down? Check.
Expenses going up? Check.
Rally in stock market only thing keeping them afloat? Check.

Ira Sager writes for Businessweek:

How U.S. Colleges Are Screwing Up Their Books, in Three Charts

You might think that years of galloping tuition used to build new facilities, bigger stadiums, state-of-the-art gyms, and health-conscious dining halls is...

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Republican Politician to Become President of Florida State

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8:00am

Republican state senator John Thrasher is set to take over the presidency of Florida State University. Naturally, some faculty members opposed the decision.

Ry Rivard of Inside Higher Ed reported.

Florida State’s Politician President

Florida State University’s next president will be a political insider without professional higher education experience, the university’s Board of Trustees...

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