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Madeleine Albright Protested as Speaker at Scripps College Because She’s a ‘White Feminist’

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 2:00pm

The left is never happy and never satisfied. Here’s further proof.

The College Fix reports.

Scripps students protest Madeleine Albright as speaker because she’s a ‘white feminist’

Students and (allegedly) some faculty are upset at the decision to invite former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as Scripps College commencement speaker.

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Columbus State Community College Student Beaten and Robbed

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 12:30pm

He was taken to the hospital and underwent reconstructive surgery due to several broken bones in his face.

NBC4i reports.

Suspects who beat, robbed Columbus college student still at large

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Investigators are still on the search for the men who robbed and beat a college student last fall.

The victim, Shaun Kaltenbach,...

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Student Gets Accused of Violating Safe Space for Raising Her Hand

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 11:00am

Is there any behavior or word that doesn’t violate the safe space?

The Telegraph reports.

Student accused of violating university ‘safe space’ by raising her hand

A university student was threatened with being thrown out of a meeting after being accused of violating “safe space” rules – by raising her hand.

Imogen Wilson, the vice-president...

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George Mason University Renames Law School After Antonin Scalia

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 9:30am

A formal dedication ceremony will occur in the fall.

George Mason University reports.

Mason receives $30 million in gifts; renames School of Law after Justice Antonin Scalia

George Mason University today announces pledges totaling $30 million to the George Mason University Foundation to support the School of Law. The gifts, comb...

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American Flag Called Unacceptable Political Statement at Harvard

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 8:00am

A student writer for the Harvard Crimson recently appeared on Megyn Kelly’s show and described the culture of political correctness at Harvard.

This is amazing.

The Daily Wire has more.

American Flag Deemed Unacceptable ‘Political Statement’ At Harvard

In another chapter of the ongoing suppression of free speech and expression across university and college campuses...

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Growing College Endowments Are Coming Under Scrutiny

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

Private colleges are generally established as nonprofits, which means their endowments are tax-exempt.

The Hill reports.

College endowments under scrutiny

The tax-exempt endowments of colleges and universities are coming under scrutiny in a presidential election year where the cost of higher education has become a top issue.

Leading Republican tax-writers in Congress have sent questions...

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Pro-Trump Messages in Chalk Appear on Multiple College Campuses

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 3:30pm

The viral campaign is called #TheChalkening and it’s happening all over.

This is pretty funny whether you like Trump or not.

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Bates College Will Close Mailboxes For The Last Time

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

The end of an era.

The Boston Globe reports.

At Bates College, student mailboxes are shutting for good

LEWISTON, Maine — It was as much a part of daily life at Bates College as eating lunch, a ritual as predictable as the trek to class — but more anticipated.

On the way to the cafeteria...

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Student Rebuked by Harvard Employee for Discussing Bible Verse

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 12:30pm

The founder of Harvard was a Christian minister. What would he say about this?

The College Fix reports.

Harvard employee rebukes student for discussing Bible verse on campus

Writing in the Harvard Crimson campus newspaper, student Rachel Huebner examines the rise of campus “safe spaces” and the problems they pose to academic freedom, free...

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New York Legislators Want To Banish Pro-Palestinian Student Group

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 11:00am

The New York State Senate has threatened to withhold millions—perhaps as much as $485 million—in funding.

FIRE reports.

New York Legislators Threaten CUNY Funding, Call for Banishment of Pro-Palestinian Student Group

The City University of New York (CUNY) system is facing increasing pressure, both internally and externally, to respond to anti-Semitism on campus—pressure resulting...

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Conservative Professors Need Not Apply

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 9:30am

In a recent column at the Washington Post, Eugene Volokh describes the lack of intellectual diversity in higher ed.

Universities only seek certain types of diversity

Georgetown University professor John Hasnas writes in the Wall Street Journal of his experience with faculty candidate searches over the past twenty-plus years. Not only is there...

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Start Paying College Athletes? They Already Get Paid!

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 8:00am

Without the illusion of amateur competition among students, would fans continue to be so enthusiastic?

The Wall Street Journal reports.

College Athletes Already Get Paid

Finally, amid an ongoing debate about whether to pay college athletes, someone is pointing out that in fact they are compensated—tax-free. “These athletes are already treated like campus royalty,...

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Stanford Review Reveals April Fools’ Joke Mocking Leftist Campus ‘Demands’

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

Perhaps not surprisingly, Stanford snowflakes had a meltdown, according to comments on the website, on Facebook, and among various student body listservs.

The College Fix reports.

Stanford snowflakes meltdown over April Fools’ joke mocking leftist campus ‘demands’

The conservative-leaning Stanford Review took a stab at poking fun of all the “demand” lists campus activists...

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Campus Carry to be Voted on in Tennessee

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 3:30pm

Campus carry is expanding to more states every month. This is a good thing.

Breitbart reports.

Campus Carry Heads to Full Senate Vote in Tennessee

Campus carry for colleges and universities in Tennessee cleared another hurdle Tuesday and now heads to the Senate for a vote next week.

The legislation, Senate Bill 2376, passed the...

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The 300 Best Values For College

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2:00pm

Forbes has compiled this newly reimagined Best Value Colleges ranking based on tuition costs, school quality, graduation success rates and post-grad earnings.

Forbes reports.

Best Value Colleges 2016: The 300 Schools Worth The Investment

Have you heard, American higher education as we know it is fast approaching the cliff’s edge. Costs are way up,...

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Students at U. Michigan Call Police Over Pro-Trump Chalkings

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 12:30pm

This is starting to get a little surreal.

Meadiaite reports.

U of Michigan Students Call Police Over Pro-Donald Trump Chalkings

The national epidemic of college students being triggered by pro-Donald Trump chalk messages has continued anew, with students at the University of Michigan calling the police to complain after chalkings popped up there...

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What Will Happen To Cornell As Old President Returns?

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 11:00am

Donations did not come as expected, due in part, to his emphasis on leftist political correctness.

Accuracy In Academia reports.

Cornell Goes Back to Dismal Future

The 10th President of Cornell University, Hunter Rawlings, was recently named interim president of Cornell University due to the recent death of Cornell president, Elizabeth Garrett. Rawlings had...

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Should Conservatives Have Minority Status on Campus?

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 9:30am

Conservatives are a minority at colleges and universities, aren’t they?

The American Interest reports.

The Last Minority

The campus turmoil of 2015 has exposed the American academy to a level of public scrutiny it hasn’t experienced since at least the “canon wars” of the late 1980s, and possibly since the anarchic New Left revolts...

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Digital Course Materials Overtaking Print

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8:00am

The results — if accurate — represent a major milestone for the education publishing industry.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Publishers report digital sales overtaking print sales

Several of the largest education publishers say they now generate most of their sales and revenue from digital products, but both analysts and some in the industry disagree...

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Student Straightens His Own Teeth With $60

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Posted by    Friday, April 1, 2016 at 6:30pm

A crash course in dentistry.

The Washington Post reports.

A college kid spends $60 to straighten his own teeth. What could possibly go wrong?

A college student has received a wealth of interest in his dental work after publishing an account of straightening his own teeth for $60.

Amos Dudley, who studies digital design at...

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Student Body Presidents at Multiple Jesuit Schools Endorse Black Lives Matter

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Posted by    Friday, April 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

Is there some connection here, other than the fact that Jesuit schools tend to lean left?

Red Alert Politics reports.

28 Jesuit college student body presidents endorse #BlackLivesMatter

In a move of solidarity, the student body presidents of all 28 Jesuit universities came together to sign on to a letter released Monday morning. Its purpose...

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Self-Driving Cars Coming To A Campus Near You

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Posted by    Friday, April 1, 2016 at 3:30pm

Consider this scene at a California state college campus:

The Guardian reports.

Self-driving cars coming to a college campus near you as price of tech drops

A futuristic-looking golf cart rolls towards a student walking with her books. When it gets near, it stops on its own, then Brandon Moak leans out and says,...

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