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Black Dem. Professor Says Reagan Did More for Black Education Than Obama

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Posted by    Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:00am

I think Reagan did more for everyone than Obama has.

Maggie Lit of Campus Reform reports.

Black, Democrat prof: Reagan did more to help black education than Obama

A black, Democratic professor blames President Obama for the disenfranchisement of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), and credits Ronald Reagan for taking a stand for...

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Toronto School System Offers LGBTQ Activism for Middle Schoolers

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Posted by    Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 9:30am

Some people would call this indoctrination.

Paul Bois of Truth Revolt writes.

Toronto School District to Host ‘LGBTQ’ Activism Conference for Middle-Schoolers

In the school district of Toronto, legislation mandating that gender-neutral bathrooms be constructed to accommodate transgender students has served as a gateway to several new “student conferences” with the purpose of advancing...

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Remains of Missing Virginia Student Hannah Graham Identified

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Posted by    Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 8:00am

Thoughts and prayers.

Virginia remains identified as those of missing college student

Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said.

Graham, a University of Virginia sophomore, was last seen on...

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Anonymous Message Board App Yik Yak Challenged by DormChat

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

When will the censors begin attacking DormChat?

Anthony Ha reports for TechCrunch:

College Messaging App DormChat Takes On Yik Yak With Backing From ff Venture Capital

DormChat aims to give people a new way to message each other that’s location-based and anonymity-optional — and it’s starting with college students.

The iOS app was released earlier...

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Cellphones Could Help Students With Drinking Problems

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 3:30pm

Students are on their cellphones so much anyway. If they can help with problems, great.

J Baulkman of University Herald reports.

Cell Phones May Help College Students With Drinking Problems

Porismita Borah of Washington State University has received a pilot grant to see how mobile technologies can help encourage safer behavior.

“The novelty of our...

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Teacher Arrrested for Bringing Brass Knuckles, Meth Pipe to School

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

Nice going, psuedo-Walter White.

Teacher’s aide arrested for bringing meth pipe and brass knuckles onto campus

An employee in the South San Independent School District lands behind bars.

Police say 32-year-old Jacob Contreras brought brass knuckles and a meth pipe onto an elementary school campus.

He worked at Frank Madla Elementary School for one year....

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Happy Fifteenth Birthday to The FIRE!

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:30pm

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education turned 15 this week. Happy birthday FIRE and thank you for all the great work you do.

FIRE Celebrates 15 Years of Defending Rights on Campus

NEW YORK, October 23, 2014—Today, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is joining civil liberties luminaries and supporters...

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Students at San Diego State Hold “S**t In” For Gender Neutral Bathrooms

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:00am

At least they’re creative?

Emily Yavitch at The College Fix has the story:

Students hold ‘Shit In’ to demand more gender-neutral bathrooms

As students walked through the main thoroughfare at San Diego State University on Tuesday they were greeted by students with their pants down sitting atop a row of toilets.

Such an appearance in...

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West Virginia University Students Expelled for Rioting

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:30am

I’ve never understood the whole rioting after a sports event thing.

Jake New of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Expulsions After Riots

Students at West Virginia University, perhaps more so than any other college, have a reputation for lighting things on fire.

Most famously, they burn couches to celebr...

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Majority of Democrats in Favor of Restricting Free Speech

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00am

A recent poll by You.Gov says 51% of Democrats are okay with restricting “hate speech.” The problem is, what exactly is hate speech? The answer: anything that I don’t like.

Dave Huber at The College Fix has the story:

Poll: Most Democrats support curtailing free speech

In a recent You.Gov poll, 51 percent of Democrats...

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UNC Officials Complicit in Academic Fraud on Behalf of Athletes

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 6:30pm

Nine staff members of UNC-Chapel Hill are being terminated or put under review for orchestrating an elaborate system of bogus classes and inflated grades that allowed student athletes to continue playing.

Dan Kane and Jane Stancill at the New Observer report:

Folt: Nine being terminated or under disciplinary review as result of report...

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Conservatives Must Speak Out for Real Higher Education Reform

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 5:00pm

In a new post at See Thru Edu, Robert Paquette points out that too many conservatives are keeping silent about needed reforms in higher ed.

Will Public Discontent Bolster Higher-Education Reform?

A recent poll conducted by Fox News asked registered voters for their opinion about the future of the country. When asked, “Do...

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University of Texas to Pay College Athletes $10,000 Each

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 3:30pm

This is huge, folks. UT Longhorns athletes will each earn about $10,000, half of which goes to covering expenses and half of which is compensation of using the athlete’s image. The article doesn’t specify is the payment is yearly or just a one-time lump sum.

From Dallas News:

Texas athletic director: With new...

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University of Minnesota Tells Students to Choose Respectful Halloween Costumes

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 2:00pm

If college feminists want to stage “slut walks” that’s fine, but they better choose a politically correct Halloween costume.

Allison Maass of Campus Reform reports.

University tells students to dress ‘respectfully’ for Halloween festivities

Students at the University of Minnesota (U of M) received an email last week encouraging them to be respectful in...

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Catholic Loyola University Chicago Approves Pagan Student Group

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 12:30pm

I see, it’s Catholic only in name, not in practice. That clears things up.

Dominic Lynch at The College Fix has the story:

Catholic university launches pagan student club

Loyola University Chicago recently christened a new pagan student club, with its student organizer saying the group aims to help pupils at the private Catholic college...

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Saint Louis University Caves in to Leftist Protesters

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:00am

This is pretty sad. We recently told you about protesters who descended on the campus of Saint Louis University.

The school caved in to their demands.

Danny Wicentowski of the Riverfront Times reported.

Here’s the Agreement that Ended the Occupation of Saint Louis University

The sit-in dubbed Occupy SLU ended quietly this weekend. By Saturday...

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Desperate Wendy Davis Tweets Pic of ‘Supporters’ Who Are Actually College Republicans

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:30am

What is going on with the Wendy Davis campaign? This is the definition of political implosion.

Alex Griswold reports for the Daily Caller:

Wendy Davis Tweets A Pic Of ‘Supporters…’ Turns Out They’re College Republicans

Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has landed herself in yet another embarrassing situation when...

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Protesters Obstruct Entrance at George Will’s Miami University Speech

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00am

It’s not enough that these folks don’t want to hear what George Will has to say. They want to prevent everyone else from hearing what he has to say too.

Katie Webster of the College Fix reported.

Raucous protesters choke entrance at George Will’s Miami University speech

Hoisting signs such...

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Syracuse Policy Makes Almost All Internet Activity “Harassment”

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:30pm

Sending “annoying” or “offensive” messages to others is now harassment. To paraphrase Tyler,  the Creator (a popular rapper with the kids these days): “Just turn off your computer man.”

Christopher White at the College Fix has the story:

Syracuse Internet policy makes everything ‘harassment,’ student reps say

Policy language should focus on ‘threats of...

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Prof. Tells Son of Syrian Immigrants He’s Exerting White Privilege

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

This happened because the professor didn’t like the fact that the student was making a video of a forum at a public university. Here’s the video.

From Taylor Egly of Campus Reform.

Prof. tells son of Syrian immigrants that he’s ‘exerting’ his ‘white privilege’

LGBTQ activist and guest speaker at Minnesota State University Mankato...

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Democrats at Penn Unaware of European Abortion Laws

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 3:30pm

According to an op-ed by the Penn Democrats, as far as abortion goes Europe is a free for all and America should follow suit. However, in reality, Europe has on the whole far stricter regulation of abortion than the United States.

Greg Piper at the College Fix has the story:

Penn Democrats think...

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U. of Oklahoma President Stands up for Free Speech of School’s Marching Band

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

It’s nice to hear about a college leader sticking up for free speech.

Susan Kruth of the FIRE blog reports.

U. of Oklahoma President Defends Speech Rights of Marching Band Members

University of Oklahoma (OU) President David Boren took a stand for students’ free speech rights after learning that members of the university’s marching...

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