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Ann Coulter Weighs in on the UVA Story

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Posted by    Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 9:30am

As only Ann Coulter can.

The College Rape Club

Sorry this column is late. I got raped again on the way home. Twice. I should clarify — by “raped,” I mean that two seductive Barry White songs came on the radio, which, according to the University of Virginia, constitutes rape.

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT!

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U. Missouri Cites #Ferguson for Hiring Freeze

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Posted by    Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8:00am

I guess the officials couldn’t find any way to blame George W. Bush for declining enrollment.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis has enacted a hiring freeze due to “smaller-than-expected” student enrollment that campus officials believe is linked to the fatal police shooting in nearby Ferguson, Reuters reported.

n a campuswide email, Chancellor Thomas...

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Columbia Graduate Students are Organizing a Union

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:30pm

Because what graduate students really need to do are protesting, wallowing in grievances, and paying more fees!

Seeking greater rights and recognition for their work as research and teaching assistants, graduate student workers at Columbia are organizing to become a union.

More than 1,700 student workers have signed cards supporting the effort since...

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College Enrollment Continues to Decline

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 5:00pm

This is the third straight year. Can you say higher ed bubble?

Blake Neff of the Daily Caller reports.

College Student Count Continues Slide

President Obama could be the first U.S. president since World War II to see college enrollments drop during his tenure, as new data shows that...

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Michigan State Administration Stands Up to Student Protesters Demanding George Will’s Disinvitation

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 3:30pm

Maybe the tides are turning in favor of free speech on campus.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Michigan State stands up to speech bullies demanding George Will’s disinvitation

George Will won’t be disinvited from speaking at Michigan State University despite protests by some students and a petition drive, provoked by Will’s...

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Concealed Carry May be Coming to Colleges in Florida and Texas

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 2:00pm

The debate began anew after a recent shooting in the FSU library.

Mary Lou Byrd of the Washington Free Beacon reported.

Concealed Carry Closer to Reality on Colleges in Florida, Texas

College students in Florida and Texas saw actions taken this week that would allow for concealed carry of firearms on college campuses on...

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Failed Feminism: Brown Co-ed’s Hairy Tale of “No Shave November”

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 12:30pm

Brown University Co-Ed Caitlin Dorman pens a hairy tale of a failed experiment in feminism in the Daily Herald blog.

My name is Caitlin, my preferred gender pronouns are she, her, and hers, and I didn’t shave my legs last month.

I know that many women do not identify with the practice of...

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Protesters at UC Berkeley Shut Down Speech by PayPal Founder Peter Thiel

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:00am

The protesters were shouting “no police state, no NSA.”

At some point, someone has got to stand up to this anti-free speech trend on campus. These idiotic student protesters obviously had no idea that Thiel is a Libertarian who opposes government overreach in the form of the NSA.

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Penn Students Crash University President’s Party, President Joins in their “Die-In”

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 9:30am

What would you do to get a bunch of angry college kids to leave after they crashed a party at your house?

Dave Huber at The College Fix has the story:

Penn president joins students in Ferguson protest

University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann ended up joining student protesters in a “die-in” yesterday after they...

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New DOJ Data Suggests College Students Are Less Likely to be Assaulted

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8:00am

You would never know this if you only paid attention to all the hyperventilating about “rape culture” on campus.

From The Federalist.

New DOJ Data On Sexual Assaults: College Students Are Actually Less Likely To Be Victimized

A new report on sexual assault released today by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officially puts...

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Authors of Sexual Assault Study: “We don’t think one in five is a nationally representative statistic.”

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:30pm

But see, people are only willing to listen to statisticians when the statistics support their conclusions.

Greg Piper at the College Fix has the story:

Sexual-assault study authors disavow how their work is portrayed by activists

One of the more noteworthy parts of Emily Yoffe’s thorough analysis in Slate of the campus response to sexual-assault...

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Bowdoin College Students in Trouble for Dressing as Native Americans for Thanksgiving

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

The students are part of the school’s Lacrosse team. Isn’t Lacrosse based on a Native American sport?

CBS 13 WGME reported.

Bowdoin College to discipline student athletes for dressing in Native American costumes

Fourteen student-athletes at Bowdoin College are facing disciplinary action after they dressed up as Native Americans for a Thanksgiving party.

Tim Foster,...

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University Of Iowa Students Claim Campus KKK Artwork Gives Them Nightmares

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 3:30pm

I know one professor who is probably going to be attending a diversity training program soon!

The activism sparked by an art display depicting a Ku Klux Klan robe should be a catalyst to make the University of Iowa more welcoming to minorities, students and employees said Tuesday. Many blacks and other...

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MIT Prof Fired For Sexually Harassing Student

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 2:00pm

The professor retired in 2009 and was teaching online courses.

Blake Neff of the Daily Caller reported.

MIT Professor Fired For Sexually Harassing Student

The lectures of one of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) most popular professors have started disappearing from the Internet after the university found that he was using the school’s...

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U. Missouri’s newest rule forbids employees from nicotine use – at home

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 12:30pm

The privacy rights of the employees at one university campus have just been “smoked”.

University of Missouri Health System is rolling out a new “nicotine-free hiring policy” that forbids new employees from using nicotine – on or off the clock.

Come Jan. 1, the system will no longer hire people who use any...

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Now Berkeley Students Want Exam Delays Due to Ferguson Protests

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 11:00am

This is what happens when college students think activism is more important than their education.

NBC Washington reports.

Students Want Exam Delays Amid Brown, Garner Cases

Minority students at three prestigious law schools want to delay final exams because they’ve been busy protesting grand jury decisions in...

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Harvard Law School Refuses to Reschedule Exams for “Traumatized” Students

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 9:30am

It took a Harvard lawyer to finally cut through all this BS.

Greg Piper at The College Fix reports:

Harvard law dean blows off ‘traumatized’ students who demand postponed exams

Harvard law students who are too “traumatized” to take their final exams on time aren’t getting full sympathy from the dean of students, the ...

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Harvard Prof Throws a Fit After Being Overcharged $4 at Chinese Restaurant

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 8:00am

Harvard Business School must not pay very much. I can’t understand why else this professor would get so angry over a four dollar mistake.

Hilary Sargent of Boston.com reported.

Ben Edelman, Harvard Business School Professor, Goes to War Over $4 Worth of Chinese Food

Ben Edelman is an associate professor at Harvard Business School,...

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UCLA Student: Diversity Doesn’t Add Up to Success

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6:30pm

University of California – Los Angeles student Josh Hedtke reviews the calculations behind diversity success, and determines the claims being made don’t add up.

A widely touted study claiming diversity is a better attribute than ability in spurring productivity and problem solving – claims used to push diversity classes as gradu...

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Accrediting Agency Places Norfolk State University on Probation

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 5:00pm

File this story under higher ed bubble.

Corinne Reilly of the Virginian-Pilot reported.

Norfolk State University placed on probation

Norfolk State University has been placed on probation by its accrediting agency, a downgrade from the warning status the campus was given a year ago.

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or SACS, publicly announced...

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Smith College President Apologizes for Saying “All Lives Matter” Instead of “Black Lives Matter”

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 3:30pm

Even the subject line in an email can get today’s students all in a tizzy.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix reports:

College president apologizes for saying ‘All Lives Matter’

Smith College President Kathleen McCartney has apologized for using the term “All Lives Matter” as the subject line in a campuswide email she sent...

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UVA Refuses to Reinstate Fraternity Activities

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

In light of everything that’s come out in the last week, you would think the administration would apologize to all the fraternities on campus.

Larry O’Dell of the Associated Press reported.

UVa won’t reinstate fraternity activities

The University of Virginia refused to reinstate Greek activities that were suspended...

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