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Bringing Jobs To College Students Attracts Workers

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Posted by    Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 8:00am

The idea is to work with the needs of college students, who may have trouble keeping regular hours or commuting long distances.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

How to attract student workers? Bring the work to them

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, Connor Fitzpatric went to work — but only until noon. His first class began...

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How Will Recent Grads Without Work Experience Get Hired?

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 6:30pm

Though the needs of students and employers have changed, colleges cling to their historical mission.

The Washington Post reports.

How to fill the skills gap for new college grads who don’t have work experience

It’s a classic Catch-22 for new college graduates looking for a job: employers want experience for “entry-level jobs,” but no...

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Hillary’s College Debt Plan Criticized Because it Would Help Too Many White People

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

The race obsessed left can’t see any issue except through the prism of race.

The Daily Caller reports.

Hillary Debt-Forgiveness Plan Blasted Because It Would Help Too Many White People

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton unveiled a new plan Tuesday that would provide student loan assistance, and potentially full forgiveness, to college graduates who...

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Average American Families Paid Slightly Less For College This Year

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 3:30pm

It’s still is very expensive!

CNBC reports.

College costs dip slightly but still cause anxiety

There is some good news for American parents terrified about the rising costs of college outstripping inflation and their investments: the average amount families spent on college actually went down last ye...

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U. California Spends $158K on Planned Parenthood’s PR Firm to Prove it’s Not Biased

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 2:00pm

That’s one heck of a way to show that you’re not biased. Expensive too.

The College Fix reports.

University of California spends $158K on Planned Parenthood’s PR firm to prove it’s not biased

Just months after the University of California-Davis was caught paying $175,000 to a consultant to scrub the Internet of its infamous...

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Meet The Congressional Crusader for Campus Speech

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 12:30pm

Goodlatte, R-Va., talks about the importance of a bipartisan quest to ensure the future of free expression in higher education.

FIRE reports.

House Judiciary Chairman Goodlatte: Congressional Crusader for Campus Speech

Since 1993, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte has represented Virginia’s Sixth Congressional district. Since 2013, the Roanoke, Virginia native has been chairman...

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Inventor of “Microaggressions” Term Says Liberals Are Misusing His Research

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 11:00am

Liberals are misusing something for political gain? Alert the media! Oh wait…

Red Alert Politics reports.

The guy who dubbed “microaggressions” term: Liberals are misusing my research

Microaggressions are a buzzword for higher education, but often misinterpreted, The College Fix highlighted.

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University of Redlands Offers Masculinity Programming

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 9:30am

Colleges are increasingly creating masculinity programs, aimed at boosting retention while encouraging students to rethink what it means to “be a man.”

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Masculinity programming at University of Redlands hopes to help men be ‘authentic selves’

Across the country, male students are falling behind female students in college enrollment, academic performance...

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Some Top Colleges Aren’t Requiring History Majors to Learn U.S. History

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 8:00am

In the near future, it won’t matter what your major is as long as you learn about diversity and multiculturalism.

Campus Reform reports.

Study: top colleges don’t require US history courses for history majors

U.S. History is not a staple course for history majors at most top universities, according to a new report from...

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U. Michigan Students Intimidated Into Giving Up First Amendment Rights

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 6:30pm

It also puts RAs in an awkward position because they have to report alleged bias incidents.

The College Fix reports.

University of Michigan intimidated students into signing ‘civility pledge,’ former RA claims

Being a resident adviser in a dorm is like being a snitch in a jail. The snitch doesn’t like it, but he’s...

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Harvard Study Finds Diversity Trainings are a Sham

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 5:00pm

Diversity training is one of those pointless things that allows administrators to justify their existence.

Accuracy in Academia reports.

Harvard Study: Diversity Trainings are a Sham

Well, are you surprised that diversity trainings are a sham?

Administrators across the country are folding to student demands for more diversity, but a recent study out of Harvard...

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Most College Students Don’t Know The Truth About Student Loans

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 3:30pm

Many of these borrowers may not have received adequate information about the loans and their options.

Consumerist reports.

Two-Thirds Of College Students Who Take Out Loans Have No Idea What They’re In For

Would you walk into a bank — or call up the federal government — and borrow $50,000 or more without having...

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FOX News Channel’s Red Eye Covers Microaggressions at UNC

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 2:00pm

Microaggressions are pretty silly and no one makes fun of silly things better than Red Eye.

Take a look below.

 
 
 
 

Alcohol Availability To Spread At College Stadiums

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:30pm

Though attendance is down across college football stadiums nationwide, alcohol sales are only increasing.

CBS Sports reports.

Alcohol: Coming soon to a college football stadium near you

OMAHA, Neb. — Booze is trending in the NCAA.

You need only to check here Monday night at Game 1 of...

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Democrats Have No Plan to Deal With Student Debt

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:00am

We’ve heard lots of platitudes about free college in recent months but the amount of student debt already owed is staggering and this didn’t happen overnight.

The Hill reports.

Democrats MIA on student loans

The nation now owes close to $1.4 Trillion in student loan debt, up nearly $1 Trillion from 2008 when the...

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College Students Have Become Entitled Customers On Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 9:30am

It’s one of the most striking transformations in higher education over the last quarter-century.

The New York Times reports.

In College Turmoil, Signs of a Changed Relationship With Students

Given all that has happened on so many campuses over the last few years, it’s hard to pick the one that has been roiled the...

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New Hires at U. Cincinnati Must Prove Commitment to Diversity

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 8:00am

Leftist political litmus tests are absolutely wrong. Everyone on the left would say so if the tables were turned.

Campus Reform reports.

UC requiring all new hires to prove commitment to diversity

The University of Cincinnati will now require prospective job applicants to summarize their commitment to diversity before being considered for a position...

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45% Of College Grads Didn’t Think It Was Worth It

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 6:30pm

One way to avoid this kind of post-college regret may be to make sure parents and students have all the information.

Forbes reports.

45% Of Grads Say College Wasn’t Worth The Cost

That college graduates are leaving school with a mountain of student loans isn’t news to anyone. But how are they feeling about...

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Rutgers Prof Thinks White Racism Led to Brexit

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

Have you noticed that lots of people on the left are having a total meltdown over the Brexit?

Red Alert Politics reports.

Rutgers Professor: White racism led to Brexit

An African-American women’s studies professor from Rutgers University is blaming the decision British citizens made to leave the European Union on white racism, according to CampusReform.

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Across The Country College Students Are Practicing “Drunkorexia”

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:30pm

Results showed that 81% of the sample reported engaging in at least one drunkorexia behavior once in the past 3 months.

Medscape reports.

Drunkorexia: New Trend Sweeping College Campuses

A new and troubling trend in which youth deliberately do not eat and then go on to drink alcohol in excess appears to be sweeping...

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Study of Mind Altering Drug Shut Down at NYU

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 2:00pm

A closer look at an NYU study on a mind altering drug revealed numerous violations so it was closed down.

The New York Times reports.

An N.Y.U. Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed

New York University’s medical school has quietly shut down eight studies at its prominent psychiatric research center and parted...

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New Federal Grant Allows Free Coding Boot Camp To Those Without Degrees

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 12:30pm

LaunchCode started as an experiment three years ago to persuade companies to take on “talented job candidates typically overlooked by HR.

The Seattle Times reports.

New coding boot camps to start this fall at Seattle Central College

Everyone’s heard how Seattle’s hottest companies are constantly scrambling to fill high-tech job openings. A new federal...

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