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Federal Government Paid For Cornell University Researcher To Let Bees Sting His Penis

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 3:30pm

“Scientific” studies paid for with your tax money.

The College Fix reports.

Senator questions why feds paid Cornell scholar to let bees sting his penis

Do taxpayer dollars really need to fund a study that seeks to determine where on the body it hurts the most to get stung by a bee?

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Prager University – Don’t Follow Your Passion

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the latest video from Prager University, TV host Mike Rowe offers a harsh truth to recent college grads. Following your passion is often a very bad idea.

Take a look below.

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Should you follow your passion, wherever it may take you? Should you do only what you...

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Students Are Choosing Untraditional Ways To Fund College

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 12:30pm

“The cost of college over the last 35 years has risen over 1,100 percent.”

NBC4 reports.

Students getting creative to help fund college

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — There are many traditional ways to get college tuition paid including student aid, scholarships, and grants.

Many parents are even under funding their retirement in order to get the...

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New Jersey May Provide 24/7 Counseling for College Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 11:00am

The goal behind this plan is to prevent student suicides.

Newsworks reports.

Seeking to prevent suicides, N.J. considers requiring 24/7 counseling for college students

A bill aimed at preventing suicide on college campuses is awaiting final legislative approval in the New Jersey Assembly.

The measure would require colleges...

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Yale University Finds Danger Marijuana Presents To Users

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 9:30am

Heavy marijuana use can cause a “substance-induced psychotic disorder.”

Accuracy In Academia reports.

Yale Study Shows Danger of Marijuana

Donald J. Trump says vets are treated worse than illegal immigrants. But help is on the way. The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to make it easier for veterans to get access to officially-approved...

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Seattle University Dean Placed on Leave for Recommending a Book

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 8:00am

The book’s title had a bad word in it so everyone freaked out.

Campus Reform reports.

Seattle dean placed on leave for recommending book

A dean at Seattle University has been placed on administrative leave for recommending a book titled Nigger to a student involved with a group of protesters who are demanding a...

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The Clintons Made Millions From For-Profit College

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:30pm

The school faced serious legal scrutiny and criminal investigations.

Breitbart reports.

Hillary University: Bill Clinton Bagged $16.46 Million from For-Profit College as State Dept. Funneled $55 Million Back

In April 2015, Bill Clinton was forced to abruptly resign from his lucrative perch as honorary chancellor of Laureate Education, a...

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Poll Finds Millennials Fundamentally Misunderstand Free Speech

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:00pm

This news should come as a surprise to no one. Especially if you’ve been paying attention to campus news recently.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Poll shows most millennials fundamentally misunderstand free speech

In the abstract, college students favor free speech. In reality, they stop short because of how social media affects them.

“Seventy-eight percent of...

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Kean University Broke Law By Purchasing Custom Conference Table

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 3:30pm

New Jersey’s third largest public university broke public bidding laws.

Philly reports.

N.J. college broke law with $250,000 table, state says

New Jersey’s third largest public university broke public bidding laws when it purchased a custom conference table shipped from China that ultimately cost nearly a quarter-million dollars, the state comptroller said in a...

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Due-Process Group Takes on ‘Victim-Centered’ Rape Investigations

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 2:00pm

The backlash against campus rape culture is growing.

The College Fix reports.

Due-process group launches campaign against ‘victim-centered’ rape investigations

Even as critics of college sexual-assault investigations say that law enforcement should be more involved in the process, police themselves are adopting some of the more questionable recommendations of anti-rape activists, particularly that accusers should face...

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Ohio School Districts Say Free College Courses Cost Too Much

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 12:30pm

Lobbyists for school organizations say they support the program’s goal of making college less expensive, but it’s costing them too much.

The Columbus Dispatch reports.

Free college courses cost Ohio schools too much, districts say

College Credit Plus, the statewide program that lets middle and high school students take free college courses, was a...

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Student Facebook Group for ‘Women of Color’ Caught Bashing Asians and Whites

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 11:00am

This won’t count as racism to the left, will it?

The College Fix reports.

‘Women of Color’ student Facebook group caught bashing Asians, whites

A “Women of Color” Facebook group for students at the Claremont colleges was shut down recently after screenshots of their posts bashing Asians and whites, as well as other derogatory comments,...

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University Of San Diego Law Professor Gail Heriot Gets Death Threats

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 9:30am

The occasion was a House Judiciary hearing on “executive overreach”.

The College Fix reports.

Law professor gets death threats for ‘Russian princess’ remark in transgender hearing

Silicon Valley’s congresswoman used her bully pulpit to sic a horde...

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Yale Students Object to English Department Teaching About White Male Poets

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 8:00am

If you’re studying English, it’s extremely difficult to avoid white male writers.

Reason reports.

Yale Students Tell English Profs to Stop Teaching English: Too Many White Male Poets

Some Yale University students are demanding changes to the English Department curriculum: specifically, they don’t think it should feature so many English poets who were straight,...

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When Colleges Have Mediocre Graduation Rates

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

The report shows that many colleges are not fulfilling their promise of upward mobility to students.

The New York Times reports.

Hidden Side of the College Dream: Mediocre Graduation Rates

To rise in society, “go to college” is such a proven prescription that Michelle Obama made a rap video of it. But while, on...

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DePaul University Has History of Silencing Conservatives

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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 3:30pm

This isn’t difficult to believe after the events of the last few weeks.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Exclusive: DePaul University’s long history of silencing conservatives

More than a year before Milo Yiannopoulos, “the Kane West of Journalism,” was silenced at DePaul University by Black Lives Matter activists and school officials who refused to provide adequate security, the...

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Socially Conservative Princeton Professor Is Honored

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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 2:00pm

He beat the odds.

The College Fix reports.

Socially conservative Princeton professor honored with ‘Distinguished Teaching’ award

Princeton Prof. Robert George has beaten the odds: Not only did he not have to sue his university for an improperly withheld promotion or fight for his tenure, but the conservative academic has just been honored...

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Is Cal-State Going to Restrict Conservative Speakers on Campus?

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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 12:30pm

College campuses are supposed to be places where ideas are freely exchanged and discussed. Any institution that shuts down debate is hindering the learning process.

Accuracy in Academia reports.

Cal-State Administrators May Restrict Conservative Speakers from Campus

At a “healing space” discussion, UCLA President William Covino said, “I would never” invite a speaker like...

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The College Majors That Are Most Likely To Vote

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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 11:00am

Most people assume sociology or political science majors are the most likely to vote.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Study: Unexpected college majors are most likely to vote

Although it is common knowledge that voting behavior is significantly lower (and can sometimes seem practically non-existent) among many college students, it has been found that certain...

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Colleges Claim Outdated Software Hurts Effort to Accommodate Transgender Students

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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 9:30am

This is such a small issue but it’s taking on major proportions due the current obsession with it by a few.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

When Data Don’t Fit the Box

The U.S. Department of Education is telling colleges that accommodating transgender students extends to the data collected about them, but many colleges are...

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Veteran Educator Reacts To Teaching Stereotypes

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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 8:00am

A reaction to Buzzfeed’s “23 Things People Always Get Completely Wrong About Teachers”.

The College Fix reports.

Stereotypes of the teaching profession: Reactions from a retiring veteran educator

As a quarter-century-plus veteran educator who’s retiring from the field in a couple of weeks, I had to react to this Buzzfeed article which my wife...

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Should Freshmen Have First Term Grades Hidden on Transcripts?

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 5:00pm

Faculty members at various institutions debate the pros and cons of shielding freshmen from themselves.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Should colleges shield freshmen from themselves by hiding first-term grades on their transcripts?

College is designed to be more rigorous than high school, but first-semester grades can still be a rude awakening for freshmen at...

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