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Humor is Becoming a Thing of the Past on College Campuses

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 8:00am

Professional comedians are already avoiding college campuses but now, even average students can get into trouble for jokes.

The Daily Beast reports.

On a College Campus? Don’t Try to Tell a Joke

Tell a joke, and you might make someone laugh. But tell a joke on a college campus, and you might make someone...

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Pomona College Adds Diversity Commitment For Tenure Requirement

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:30pm

Pomona will evaluate teaching to include whether professors are “attentive to diversity in the student body.”

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Pomona moves to make diversity commitment a tenure requirement

Pomona College’s faculty has voted to change the criteria for tenure to specifically require candidates to be “attentive to diversity in the student body.”

While many...

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University of Missouri Facing $32 Million Dollar Budget Shortfall

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

The campus protests of last fall and the University of Missouri’s lame response is costing the school, big time.

The New York Post reports.

University of Missouri’s paying a price for its lame response to last fall’s racial protests

If the University of Missouri thought its concessions to Black Lives Matter radicals would boost...

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Paul Ryan Gives Advice For After College At Carthage Commencement

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:30pm

Ryan backed his point with a look into his own journey from college.

TMJ 4 reports.

Paul Ryan speaks at Carthage College commencement

KENOSHA — House speaker Paul Ryan delivered the commencement speech at Carthage College in Kenosha on Sunday.

His speech focused on continuing to learn after college, the importance of a positive attitude...

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U. Maryland Students Sign Petition to Allow Man on Women’s Basketball Team

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

As transgender mania grips the American left, a reporter for Campus Reform went to the University of Maryland to see how students felt about a man on the women’s basketball team.

Watch below.

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VIDEO: Students sign petition to allow man on women’s basketball team

In recent weeks, the issue of transgender rights has...

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Yale Will Allow Trans Students To Use Chosen Name Over Birth Name On Diplomas

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:30pm

These changes occurred during its 315th commencement on Monday.

The College Fix reports.

Yale goes trans: Promotes gender-neutral bathrooms across campus

Yale University is touting gender-neutral bathrooms across campus to coincide with its 315th commencement on Monday.

“For the convenience of our students and guests, all gender restrooms are available across campus, including on the...

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Portland State Students Donate Money to Hamas for the Destruction of Israel

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11:00am

Anti-Israel sentiment on left wing college campuses that these students thought nothing of the outrageous proposal presented to them.

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Townhall has more.

Portland State Students Donate Hundreds For Hamas to Blow Up Israeli Hospitals, Cafes, Schools, Etc.

On college campuses across the country, Palestinian activists have been deeply involved in pushing the BDS...

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Northern Illinois University Press Struggles To Stay Alive

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 9:30am

NIU committees recently identified some programs as “nonessential” and thus targets for elimination.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Northern Illinois U Press fights to survive after being deemed ‘nonessential’

This is a terrible year to be part of public higher education in Illinois. The state is approaching the one-year mark of operating without a budget....

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VIDEO: Milo Yiannopoulos Threatened by Student Protesters at DePaul University

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 8:00am

You may have seen this story on Legal Insurrection last night. Milo Yiannopoulos was set to give a talk at DePaul University but leftist Black Lives Matter activists and Bernie Sanders supporters shut it down.

This video is from Rebel Pundit who was arrested for filming the mayhem.

From Rebel Pundit’s website.

MUST SEE:...

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College Enrollment Is Dropping

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:30pm

Some say not to worry, the drop is happening because the economy is improving.

CNN Money reports.

College enrollment is dropping. Bad sign?

For years, America’s college campuses swelled with more and more students. But enrollment peaked in 2010 at just over 21 million students. Attendance has dropped every year since.

By the fall of...

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Yale Promotes New Gender Neutral Bathroom Policy During Commencement

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Congratulations on your Yale degree. Now let’s talk about bathrooms.

FOX News reports.

Yale University introduces gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings

Visitors at Yale University’s 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.

The school is promoting them on its website for Monday’s commencement, complete with a...

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These Colleges Are The Most Expensive For Room And Board

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 3:30pm

Most of the colleges with the costliest room and board were based in New York or Boston.

US News reports.

10 Colleges That Charge the Most for Room and Board

When it comes to paying for college, students and their parents should look beyond tuition and fees as room and board in itself can...

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Prager University – Who’s More Pro-Choice: Europe or America?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, presenter Elisha Krauss explains that even though American progressives think of Europe as a liberal dreamland, abortion is treated much more seriously there and has many more restrictions.

Watch below.

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Are abortion laws more conservative in America or in Western Europe? Would a pregnant...

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Do Entrepreneurs Really Need College Degrees?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:30pm

The advice is to stay in school.

Forbes reports.

Do Millennial Entrepreneurs Need A College Education?

Do millennial entrepreneurs need to attend college to succeed? Given the stellar startup careers of non-college graduates like Zuckerberg, Ellison, Disney, Gates, Jobs, Branson and Dell , the answer to this question might surprise you.

In sports, outliers generate...

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Tom Brokaw Tells College Students Gun Ownership Leads to Terrorism

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00am

Mr. Brokaw made his ridiculous remarks in a commencement speech at the University of Mississippi.

Townhall reports.

Tom Brokaw Tells College Students Owning Firearms Leads to Terrorism

It’s graduation season and thanks to universities’ overwhelmingly tendency to choose liberal speakers over conservatives, college students are being fed a bunch of nonsense right before they...

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College Graduates Have A Broken Bargain

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 9:30am

The result is lower-quality jobs and lower pay for college graduates.

The New York Times reports.

The Broken Bargain With College Graduates

In his recent commencement address at Rutgers University, President Obama focused on the noneconomic reasons for going to college. The skills gained in college, he said, are tools to help “make the...

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College Cancels ‘Men in Literature’ Course for Being Too Focused on Men

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:00am

Funny how women’s studies programs are never affected by this problem.

The College Fix reports.

College cancels ‘Men in Literature’ course, says it’s too focused on men

A “Men in Literature” course taught successfully for eight years at Springfield College has now been canceled after campus officials complained the class was too focused on men.

The popular humanities department-approved course was taught by Dr. Dennis Gouws. Campus...

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Asian-American Group to File Discrimination Complaint Against Ivy League Colleges

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 6:30pm

It also points out that Asian-American enrollment has declined as the number of college-aged Asian-Americans more than doubling.

The College Fix reports.

Asian-American group to file discrimination complaint against Yale, Brown, and Dartmouth

A group called the Asian American Coalition for Education plans to file an official complaint tomorrow with the federal Department of...

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Elizabeth Warren Tells Suffolk Grads to Take Unexpected Opportunities

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

You know, like falsely claiming to be a minority in order to advance your career.

Mass Live reports.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells Suffolk University graduates to get ready for the unexpected

.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren encouraged graduates of Suffolk University’s College of Arts & Sciences to find opportunities along life’s many winding roads,...

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Boston College Janitor Sends 5 Kids There For Free

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 3:30pm

Over the past two decades, Fred has taken Boston College for nearly $700,000 worth of free tuition.

WNCN reports.

Clean sweep: Janitor sends 5 kids to private college for free

BOSTON (CBS News) – Boston College is one of the most prestigious private universities in the country. And although there is certainly money in...

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College Students Borrow Less When They Know What Their Future Debt Will Cost

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

Some states are now letting students know how much they’ve borrowed with reminder letters and it’s working wonders.

Pew Charitable Trusts reports.

What Happens When You Warn Students About Their Loan Debt?

What if lowering student debt was as easy as sending students a letter?

Indiana University officials say borrowing by undergraduates at the school...

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American Colleges Encourage Students To Report Bias

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:30pm

Students have also asked administrators to regulate speech in other ways.

Minding The Campus reports.

Watch Out For The Campus Bias Team

Some 100 American colleges encourage their students to report offensive occurrences of non-criminal bias on campus.

Writing in The Washington Post, Catherine Rampell tells us that the University of Oregon’s “bias report team”...

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