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California Bill Undermines Religious Freedom For Faith Based Schools

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Posted by    Monday, June 20, 2016 at 9:30am

If this bill becomes law, the government will get to decide what religious tenets are taught and practiced.

The College Conservative reports.

California Goes After Faith-Based Schools

James Madison, author of the Bill of Rights, continued to roll over in his grave this week as a bill that would undermine the religious freedom of...

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Increasing Government Spending Won’t Lower the Cost of College

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Posted by    Monday, June 20, 2016 at 8:00am

And yet that’s exactly what we’re about to do. Again.

The Daily Signal reports.

Taxpayer Funded Summer School Is Not the Answer to the College Cost Problem

In theory, part-time and full-time students who have increased access to Pell Grants would be encouraged to finish their degrees faster and graduate with less debt. Unfortunately,...

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Protesters Think University With 97 Percent Women Has ‘Toxic Rape Culture’

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

The school has caved.

The College Fix reports.

Protesters at university with 97 percent women blast its ‘toxic rape culture’

If your son went to prison for rape, you as a parent are responsible for rape culture, or something.

That’s the muddled message peddled by protesters at St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minn., a...

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Professor Advocacy Group Claims Mizzou’s Melissa Click Was Denied Due Process

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 3:30pm

Oh the irony. Students are denied due process all the time, but now this is a big problem, apparently.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports.

Melissa Click firing lands University of Missouri on association censure list for third time

The American Association of University Professors voted unanimously at its annual meeting Saturday in Washing...

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Tips To Get The Most Out Of On-Campus Recruiting

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 2:00pm

Some tips to get those job offers.

Forbes reports.

How Can College Students Get More Out Of On-Campus Recruiting Events?

The best way for college students to make the most of recruiting events by tech companies is to follow these four steps:

Show Up. To my surprise, lots of people just don’t show up. Or...

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Tuition Hikes Approved at the University of Alabama

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 12:30pm

Schools just keep raising their prices rather than cutting back.

University Herald reports.

Board of Trustees of University of Alabama, UAB Approves Tuition Hikes

The board of trustees, whom of which have control over the public university system, approved tuition hikes at the University of Alabama, as well as the University of Alabama at...

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Public University Presidents Get Expensive Salaries And Perks

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 11:00am

Unique perks included prenegotiated seating at athletic events, even after presidents resign.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Public university presidents seeing big gains in bonuses, other perks

When public college or university presidents are hired, their salaries always attract attention. But new research suggests the real growth in executive costs may be due to expenses...

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Free Speech Still Under Assault on Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 9:30am

Red Alert Politics provides a few recent examples.

Campus free speech crackdowns and court rulings

Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) recently filed a lawsuit against the administration of California State University-Los Angeles because of an apparent disregard for First Amendment rights. The suit, filed on the behalf of the conservative student group Young Americans...

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Good Jobs For College Students This Summer

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 8:00am

The following jobs offer flexible work options with either part-time schedules and flexible hours.

Business Insider reports.

11 high-paying jobs college students can do in the summer

The summer vacation, while sometimes reserved for summer lovin’ and fun in the sun, is also a prime time to earn some extra cash and learn valuable...

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College Board Course Deletes Much Of Europe’s Past And Replaces It With A Leftist History

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Posted by    Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 5:00pm

The College Board’s long march to impose leftist history on the half a million American high school students each year.

Minding The Campus reports.

Europe: The Disappearance of a Continent

What the College Board did to American history two years ago it has now done to European history: erase and contort. Writing at the...

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Seminar at Boston Latin Criticized for Racist Tone

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Posted by    Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 3:30pm

The seminar is being criticized as anti-white and anti-police.

New Boston Post reports.

Boston Latin parents protest tone of race seminar

A trio of angry Boston Latin School parents claim that race-related workshops last month featured overtly “anti-white, anti-police sentiment,” in a complaint to city school administrators, according to sources familiar with the...

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Colorado Knows The Value Of A College Degree

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Posted by    Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

The estimates aren’t pulled from thin air. They’re based on income data collected by schools and state agencies.

Denver Post reports.

A reality check on the value of your college degree

If colleges are going to boast about how much a degree is worth to graduates, then they shouldn’t be irritated when someone takes...

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Student Arrested for Calling Classmate ‘Homoerotic’ Gets Cyberbullying Law Overturned

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Posted by    Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 12:30pm

Who even knew you could be arrested for such a thing?

The College Fix reports.

Student arrested for calling his classmate ‘homoerotic’ gets N.C.’s cyberbullying law overturned

Posting to the internet is an “act,” not “speech,” so you can arrest someone for saying something mean.

That was the logic of the North Carol...

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Why Keep Standardized Testing For Admission?

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Posted by    Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 11:00am

Nearly 8 out of 10 colleges require either the ACT or SAT.

Get Schooled reports.

If GPA is the best predictor of college success, why do colleges cling to ACT and SAT?

In preparation for applying to colleges this fall, my 17-year-old twins just took the June SAT and ACT. So, I was...

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Easily Offended Millennials Could Threaten the Jobs of Professors

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Posted by    Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 9:30am

This could actually cause a change in the anti-free speech climate on many campuses.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Professors’ fear: Easily-offended Millennials could cost them their jobs

An over-protection of millennials minds has led to a pervasive fear on college campuses – students fear being offended and professors fear offending them.

Academic leaders at the...

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Where The Fortune 500 CEOs Went To School

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Posted by    Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 8:00am

Here are the 10 colleges with the most alumni in the Fortune 500’s top seat.

Time Money reports.

Top 10 Colleges of Fortune 500 CEOs

What sort of education does it take to climb to the top of America’s largest companies?

If there’s one thing that can be gleaned from the educational backgrounds of the...

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Mike Rowe Schools Bernie Sanders On Free College

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 6:30pm

Why ‘the world is full of very happy septic-tank cleaners and miserable investment bankers.’

National Review reports.

Mike Rowe: Stop ‘Cherry-Picking’ One Form of Education

Why ‘the world is full of very happy septic-tank cleaners and miserable investment bankers.’
Mike Rowe was headed to the airport after filming an episode of Dirty Jobs when he...

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Man Sues Notre Dame for Displaying Art He Claims Was Stolen

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 5:00pm

The man says the art was stolen from his father.

FOX News reports.

Lawsuit: Notre Dame displaying stolen early American art

A Pennsylvania man is suing the University of Notre Dame, alleging the Indiana school is displaying $575,000 worth of early American art that was stolen from his fa...

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Millennial Employees Are Most Careless With Technology

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 3:30pm

Some Millennials also take a devil-may-care approach to passwords.

Fortune reports.

Millennial Employees Could Be Your Company’s Biggest Cybersecurity Risk

Maybe it’s not so surprising that Mark Zuckerberg’s social media accounts got hacked last week. A recent study by IT consultants Softchoice suggests that the 32-year-old Facebook CEO was only acting his age.

Using the...

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Dartmouth to Spend Almost $150 Million Promoting Diversity

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 2:00pm

We’ve reached the point where diversity is more important than academics.

Campus Reform reports.

Dartmouth to spend $145M promoting diversity, inclusion

Dartmouth College has pledged at least $145 million to be parceled out to various diversity initiatives over the next ten years as part of its Action Plan for Inclusive Excellence.

“We have concluded that...

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Veterans Now Able To Get Their Own Tailored Business Degree AT USC

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 12:30pm

It is called the Master of Business for Veterans (MBV).

SCPR reports.

This USC business degree is tailored to veterans

When James Bogle left the Army for the business world, he noticed a major cultural difference from the rigid hierarchy of the military.

“We could be sitting around...

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Professor Rejects Marxism After Traveling the World

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Perhaps we need to fund a study abroad program that sends professors to socialist countries.

The College Fix reports.

Professor rejects Marxism after traveling the globe: ‘Socialism doesn’t work’

At least one professor in America does not feel the Bern.

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Professor Jack Stauder says his political and ideological conversion away from...

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