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No Privacy at Harvard: Students Secretly Photographed in Attendance Study

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 6:30pm

Maybe this is where Rand Paul, with his notable anti-NSA spying stance, swoops in and wins the Harvard vote.

Harvard secretly photographed students to study attendance

Harvard University has revealed that it secretly photographed some 2,000 students in 10 lecture halls last spring as part of a study of classroom attendance, an admission...

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Protesters at U. Kansas Freak Out Students by Donning Masks and Invading Classes

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:00pm

The students were protesting reported rapes and were wearing Guy Fawkes masks. They were ultimately detained.

Eli Rosenberg of KMBC News in Kansas reported.

Masked protesters rattle nerves on University of Kansas campus

A masked protest by two students rattled nerves on the University of Kansas campus Wednesday, prompting one student to say that...

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Guys Make T-Shirts to Promote Affirmative Consent, Feminists Get Triggered

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 3:30pm

Feminists at DePaul University say that the male-led ‘Consent the D’ campaign was “flippant” and “triggered victims and survivors of sexual violence.”

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Lesson for bros who want to promote affirmative consent: Don’t make T-shirts

A male-led campaign to promote affirmative consent for sex at DePaul...

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Some Colleges Begin Offering Three Year Degree

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

Less time and less money for a college degree might be just the ticket for some students.

Melissa Korn of the Wall Street Journal reported.

New on Campus: The 3-Year Degree

To combat rising college costs and student debt, more schools are offering a time- and money-saving idea: a three-year bachelor’s degree.

Schools including Purdue...

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Academics to Attend Multicultural Education Conference at $200 Night, ‘Conquistador’ Hotel

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 12:30pm

Discussing income inequality at a $200-a-night hotel. Of course, there is no word on how much attendees are paying, but it just seems a little odd.

Eric Owens writes for the Daily Caller:

Multicultural Education Conference Will Tackle ‘Hierarchies’ At Swanky El Conquistador Resort

The National Association for Multicultural Education is holding a conference...

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Video: College Students Voted for Lots and Lots of Reasons

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 11:00am

This video from Maggie Lit of Campus Reform shows that college students care about many different political issues.

Perhaps all of them.

Millennials seem...

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Harvard Sex Week Organizer Says Backlash to Anal Sex Workshop is Evidence of “Latent Homophobia”

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 9:30am

Yes, that’s why we’d rather not have sex acts demeaned and paraded out in the open: because we hate gay people. This explains everything.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

Harvard University sex week organizer defends anal sex lesson

Although Harvard Sex Week organizers did not respond to repeated requests by ...

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Pro-Life Students File Lawsuit Against UCSB Prof Who Attacked Teen

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 8:00am

Remember UC Santa Barbara professor Mireille Miller-Young? She’s back in the news.

The College fix reported.

Prolife students file civil lawsuit against UCSB feminist studies professor

A civil lawsuit was filed Thursday by prolife students against the University of California and UC Santa Barbara professor Mireille Miller-Young, who in July pled no contest to stealing and...

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Dartmouth Student Defends Single-Sex Greek System

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:30pm

After the recent vote by Dartmouth faculty to radically change the college’s Greek system, some students speak up about the importance of men-only and women-only organizations on campus.

Sandor Farkas at The Dartmouth Review has the story:

The Single-Sex Greek System

Over Homecoming, the Class Connections program hosted social events between current students and...

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Libertarian Students Protesting Obama Are Met by Heavy Security

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 5:00pm

Libertarian students at Wayne State University protested a November 1st appearance by Obama at the school and faced heavy security but it didn’t stop them.

Ty Hicks of Young Americans for Liberty reported.

Protesting Obama at Wayne State University

President Obama came to Wayne State University on November 1 for a campaign event, endorsing...

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Former University Pres. Republican Ben Sasse Wins Nebraska Senate Seat

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 3:30pm

He helmed Midland University in Nebraska since 2010.

From the Washington Times:

Ben Sasse cruises to victory in Nebraska Senate race

Republican Ben Sasse cruised to victory Tuesday in Nebraska, ensuring both of the state’s U.S. Senate seats remain in GOP hands.

Mr. Sasse handily defeated Democrat Dave Domina, an attorney who has led the...

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Republican Economics Prof Dave Brat Wins in Virginia

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 2:00pm

Dave Brat is the candidate who beat Eric Cantor in a stunning upset during the summer. He won on Tuesday, too.

Alix Bryan of CBS 6 News reports.

And the Virginia 7th Congressional District election race goes to…

Virginia’s 7th Congressional District has a new leader, a victory for Dr. David Brat (R –...

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Quinnipiac University Bans Uber from Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12:30pm

I have great personal interest in Uber. It’s a disruptive innovation that should be championed, not demonized. Unfortunately, Quinnipiac University’s administrators would rather bow down to paranoia and fear of change than let free markets reign.

University bans Uber from campus

Quinnipiac University (QU) has banned Uber over concerns about the ridesharing business’s...

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College Republicans Celebrate Midterm Victories

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00am

I think we should all be doing a little celebrating right now.

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reported.

College Republicans celebrate good times

Victory parties. Celebratory statements on social media. High fives.

Conservative and college Republican students on Tuesday basked in the glow of the 2014 midterm election results.

“Christmas came early this year,” Berkeley...

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Former Yale Quarterback Attacks College Rape Tribunal: “There was never any evidence.”

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 9:30am

Despite the fact that “there was never any evidence — nor any effort made to discover evidence”, Yale’s rape tribunal nearly ruined former quarterback, now Harvard law student Patrick Witt’s life.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Former Yale QB indicts campus rape tribunal for trashing his reputation

It’s not just...

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West Virginia University Freshman Becomes America’s Youngest State Lawmaker

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00am

College Insurrection would like to offer hearty congratulations to Republican Saira Blair for her outstanding achievement.

Kris Maher of the Wall Street Journal wrote about Ms. Blair yesterday.

West Virginia Elects America’s Youngest State Lawmaker

A West Virginia University freshman who did most of her campaigning out of her dorm room became the youngest...

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Stanford, Dartmouth Apologize for Tampering with Montana Elections

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 6:30pm

I guess they’re just going to shrug and say, “Our bad.”

From HuffPo:

Stanford, Dartmouth Apologize For ‘Deceitful’ Montana Election Experiment

The presidents of Stanford University and Dartmouth College are sending 100,000 letters to Montana residents disavowing election mailers that state officials called deceitful and worried will influence the state’s two Supreme Court elections.

The...

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Regis University Sends Accidental Bomb Threat Alert

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Oops! False alarm, everyone. Go about your business.

NBC News 9 in Colorado reported.

Regis University accidentally sends bomb threat alert

DENVER – Regis University accidentally sent a “bomb threat” alert to people across the metro area even prompting Rangeview High School in Aurora to go on emergency lockdown.

“Regis does regret that the message...

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U. Oregon Student Senator Believes Being Mocked On Tumblr Is “Criminal”

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 3:30pm

Student Senate Vice President Miles Sisk has reportedly contacted the cyber police, saying that consequences will never be the same.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

News flash to student senators: Being mocked on Tumblr is not ‘cyber-bullying’

So here’s my conflict of interest: I’m a native Oregonian and my dad...

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California Woman Gets Jail Time for Running Fake University

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 2:00pm

Don’t enough people already think college is a scam? Higher education doesn’t need news like this.

Via ABC News.

Woman Gets 16 Years for Running Fake University

A San Francisco Bay Area woman was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for running what prosecutors s...

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Syracuse University Students Occupy Administration Building

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 12:30pm

At first I thought this article I linked was particularly poorly written because it is not until the end of it where the writer explains what the students were protesting about.

Then I realized I was too harsh on the writer. The students don’t have anything to be protesting about. They’re just...

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College Students Launch “UnKoch My Campus” Campaign

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 11:00am

The Koch Brothers give millions of dollars to colleges and student groups.

If students who have been brainwashed by Democrats don’t want their money, the Kochs should comply and cut them all off without another cent.

Kaitlin Mulhere of Inside Higher Ed reports.

‘UnKoch My Campus’

Students on nearly 30 campuses around the country called...

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