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Oberlin Trustees Want Action Against Nutty Professor

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:30am

The nutty professor believes Jews were behind 9/11 and the Charlie Hebdo terror attack in France.

Fox News reports.

Oberlin trustees fire back at school, crackpot prof

Trustees and alumni at a presitigious Ohio college are turning up the heat on the school administration, which has so far taken no action against a nutty...

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How ‘Sensitivity Fascists’ Are Ruining Colleges

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:00am

In a new column at the New York Post, the editors tear into the special snowflake crowd.

‘Sensitivity’ fascists are turning colleges into day-care centers

How will today’s college students function once they leave campus and find the world no giant “safe space” protecting them from things they don’t want to hear?

University of...

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The Way Conservatives Are Fighting For Free Speech

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:30pm

CPAC had a panel called “Campus Crackdown”.

Red Alert Politics reports.

How conservatives are fighting the ‘Campus Crackdown’ on free speech [VIDEO]

Late Saturday on CPAC, a panel called “Campus Crackdown” moderated Charlie Sykes of WTMJ, highlighted how college students’ protests are a “snowflake rebellion” and how college administrations are cracking down on...

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Law School Grad Suing Her School Because She Can’t Find a Job

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

If this lawsuit holds up, thousands more like it will follow.

The New York Times reports.

Law Graduate Gets Her Day in Court, Suing Law School

Nearly a decade has passed since an aspiring young lawyer in California, Anna Alaburda, graduated in the top tier of her class, passed the state bar exam and...

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New Dorms Look Like Resorts

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 3:30pm

Investors have poured billions into off-campus housing, building luxury complexes that resemble resorts.

Bloomberg reports.

Off-Campus College Dorms Now Resemble Spring-Break Hotels

Two resort-style pools, with deckside cabanas. A beach volleyball court, professional-grade barbecues, and around-the-clock staff. Sounds like a good place for a college student to spend spring break—if she didn’t already...

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Prager University – Did Bush Lie About Iraq?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, journalist Judith Miller sets the record straight on George W. Bush and Iraq.

Watch below.

Here’s more information.

Did George W. Bush lie to America about Saddam Hussein having weapons of mass destruction? Judith Miller, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, covered the lead up to the Iraq War...

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Should University Presidents Moonlight on Corporate Boards?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 12:30pm

The debate started over a specific kind of corporate board: that of a for-profit education company.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Controversy at UC Davis escalates into wider debate on presidents on corporate boards

Linda P. B. Katehi, chancellor of the University of California at Davis, resigned last week from the corporate board of the...

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University Caves to Student Activists’ Demand for Microaggression Reporting System

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 11:00am

It’s amazing how many schools have caved to leftist demands like this one.

The College Fix reports.

Evangelical university caves to student activists’ demand for microaggression reporting system

Hiring is inherently racist

Social justice warriors scored another victory last week, convincing an evangelical university that Jesus favors a microaggression reporting system.

Seattle Pacific University’s administration folded...

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Cornell University’s First Female President Dies From Colon Cancer

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 9:30am

She was the thirteenth Cornell president and first female president.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

Cornell’s President Elizabeth Garrett Dies at Age 52, Less Than One Year After Assuming Office

President Elizabeth Garrett died last night at her home in New York City after receiving treatment at Weill Cornell Medicine for colon cancer, the...

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University Spends Time And Money on Study of Feminism and Glaciers

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:00am

This sounds like something out of The Onion but it’s completely real.

Robby Soave reports at Reason.

This University of Oregon Study on Feminizing Glaciers Might Make You Root for Trump

What does gender theory have to do with climate change and the depiction of glaciers in popular culture? You can decide for yourself...

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School Reflects A Year After Sweet Briar College Closure Scare

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 6:30pm

Virginia women’s school endures with new leadership and alumnae donations, but cost pressures remain.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Sweet Briar College Marks One Year of Survival After Closure Scare

Students and staff at Sweet Briar College prayed, rang bells and planted two sweet briar rose bushes Thursday, marking a somewhat awkward anniversary: It...

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UC Santa Barbara Student Government Votes For Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

Good for these students! We need more free speech, not less.

The FIRE blog reports.

Student Government at UC Santa Barbara Votes to Support Free Speech on Campus

On March 2, 2016, the Associated Students Senate of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) voted in favor of a resolution asking administrators to protect...

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Rubio Pitching Message To Youth

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 3:30pm

In his ads, he pitches his candidacy as the way of the future for millennials.

Red Alert Politics reports.

CPAC preview: Can Rubio mesh youth appeal with neo-conservatism?

Marco Rubio used his closing statement at the GOP debate as a pitch to millennials about the future, but it’s a canned line with a dangerous...

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Young Americans for Freedom Chapter in California Called ‘Hate Group’

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 2:00pm

The left just can’t stand college students who don’t get in line.

The College Fix reports.

California State-LA chapter of Young Americans for Freedom called ‘hate group,’ ‘KKK’

After protesters’ efforts at thwarting conservative speaker Ben Shapiro from delivering a talk last week were unsuccessful, campus progressives have turned their attention to the group...

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Law School Committee Thinks The Harvard Seal Should Change

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 12:30pm

The seal bears the crest of the former slave-owning Royall family.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

Law School Committee Recommends Seal Change

A committee tasked with re-considering Harvard Law School’s seal in light of its ties to slavery recommended Friday that the Harvard Corporation revoke the emblem’s status as...

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University of Pittsburgh Students Traumatized by Gay Conservative

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 11:00am

Milo Yiannopoulos strikes again.

The Pitt News reports.

Students speak out against Yiannopoulos

In the spirit of free speech, Pitt’s Student Government Board passed the microphone Tuesday to a line of students speaking out about a controversial speaker whose visit SGB partially funded.

At its public meeting in Nordy’s Place, students packed the William Pitt...

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Students React To CPAC Without Donald Trump

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 9:30am

Trump was scheduled as the first event of Saturday morning.

Red Alert Politics reports.

‘Not Welcome’: Students react to Donald Trump dropping out CPAC

After a rowdy debate performance on Thursday night, Donald Trump made a bombshell announcement that he would not be speaking at CPAC 2016. Trump was scheduled as the first event...

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Trump’s Refusal to be Politically Correct Appeals to Many College Students

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Posted by    Monday, March 7, 2016 at 8:00am

This article from Robby Soave of Reason is a couple weeks old but we just noticed it now and thought it was worth sharing.

How Political Correctness Caused College Students to Cheer for Trump

Surely, there’s no place less likely to become the site of an impromptu Trump rally than a college campus....

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Diversity isn’t Working so Well at Dartmouth

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 5:00pm

The Ivy League school is trying to make things better but it’s not working out.

Dartblog reports.

Diversity Efforts Make Things Worse

If you have ever wondered how it can be that two generations of affirmative action and diversity besottedness have brought us to the worst campus race relations in memory, the Senior Fellow...

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Trump Had a Super Tuesday With Young Voters

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 3:30pm

Trump did better than young people than expected.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Super Tuesday: Trump wins big with young voters, breaks turnout records

No way to cut it, Donald Trump had a good night on Super Tuesday — winning at least six states and leading in another one as of the writing of this article.

Trump...

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University of Texas Dean Resigns After Handgun Law

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00pm

He has led the architecture school in Austin for 15 years.

The New York Times reports.

Dean at University of Texas Resigns in Part Over Handgun Law

A highly regarded dean at the flagship campus of the University of Texas announced this week that he was leaving the school in part because of his...

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Norovirus Outbreaks Hit College Campuses Around the Country

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 12:30pm

Take care of yourselves, college students.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Infected

Outbreaks of norovirus on college campuses in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania in the last month have sickened hundreds of students, and a handful of new cases have recently been confirmed at the University of California at Berkeley.

Miami University of Ohio reached roughly 200...

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