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Colgate Mandates Diversity Training After Accusations of Racism

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 12:30pm

Here’s an update to our previous report.

Another university has caved in to a whining student body. Remember, faculty and staff: the student is always right!

Derek Draplin at The College Fix has the story:

Accused...

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The Politics of Student Loans

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11:00am

This is a subject that shouldn’t be subject to politics but both parties are vying for votes from college students.

Neal McCluskey of See Thru Edu lays it out in a new post.

When It Comes to Student Loans, It’s All Political

Writing in the Wall Street Journal last week, the American Enterprise Institute’s...

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U.S. University Professor Telling Liberians Dept. of Defense Manufactured Ebola

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 9:30am

Delaware State University associate professor Cyril Broderick published an article in a major Liberian newspaper, the Daily Observer, stating that the U.S. Department of Defense manufactured Ebola as part of its bio-terrorism research.

Terrence McCoy of the Washington Post reports:

A professor in U.S. is telling Liberians that the Defense Department ‘manufactured’ Ebola

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Brown Queer Alliance Cancels ‘Sex Power God’ Party

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:00am

FOX News is blamed, naturally.

Russell Westerholm of University Herald reports.

Brown University Queer Alliance Cancels ‘Sex Power God’ Party This Year for Fear of Safety

The Queer Alliance (QA) at Brown University has decided to cancel this fall’s “Sex Power God” (SPG) party for becoming unsafe for attendees.

According to the Huffington Post, the...

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Harvard MBA Students Can Take a Course on Beyoncé

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 5:00pm

I wonder how all the Harvard MBA grads feel about this. They’re probably not too happy their alma mater is diluting its prestige with joke classes like this while the rest of the world becomes increasingly business competitive.

BostInno reported.

Harvard Business School Students are Going To Be Studying Beyoncé

A new Harvard Business...

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University Study Says ‘Natural Wind Changes’ Contribute to Global Warming

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3:30pm

This is bound to make lots of people very angry.

Dave Huber of the College Fix reports.

Heresy! Study Shows ‘Natural Wind Changes’ a Contributor to Global Warming

Wha-a-a-a …? “Natural wind changes” could be responsible for some of the global warming we’ve seen over the years?

Yes, say researchers from the University of Washington....

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Gordon College Could Be Denied Accreditation Over Ban on ‘Homosexual Practice’

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

It seems accreditation is no longer a measure of whether a school can educate it students, but a tool to force political ideology onto private businesses — forcing them to deny beliefs that are “deeply embedded in [their] culture.”

Here’s more from The College Fix:

Christian College Could Lose Accreditation In A Year...

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The College Conservative Examines the People’s Climate March

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 12:30pm

In a new post at the College Conservative, Chelsea Gruenwald takes a look at the hypocrisy of environmental activists.

People’s Climate March: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Around 400,000 concerned citizen and celebrity activists gathered in New York City this past weekend to express their concern about the climate and...

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University of Texas Massacre Rifle on Sale for $25K

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 11:00am

‘Murderabilia’ is a surprisingly popular niche market. Look at this article, people bid $2500 for a lock of Charles Manson’s hair.

Sterling Beard of Campus Reform has the story:

Murder rifle used in 1966 University...

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Sorry, no More Drinks – You’re Only 21

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 9:30am

Isn’t 21 still the legal drinking age? Not for some Dartmouth students.

Jake G. Rascoff of the Dartmouth Review has the story.

Students Denied Service

On Wednesday night, three Dartmouth students—one ’15 and two ‘16s—went to Molly’s to celebrate one of the aforementioned ‘16s’ twenty-first birthd...

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College Editorial Says Bras are Racist, Authors Can’t Handle the Resulting Hecklers

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 8:00am

The authors of an editorial which claimed that ‘flesh-colored’ bras were an example of racism are now pleading with the internet to stop making fun of them. No word yet on whether the internet will accept a truce.

Greg Piper at the College Fix has the story:

Stop Saying We Think Bras Are...

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Student Government at Marquette U. Blocked From Forming Diversity Coordinator Position

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 5:00pm

Someone somewhere finally decided that this ‘diversity’ business has been taken a few steps too far.

Kyle Brooks at The College Fix has the story:

Marquette Student Government Blocks Diversity Coordinator Position

A Jesuit college that pays for same-sex partner benefits, has hosted a kinky-sex student workshop and whose pr...

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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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