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Smear campaign targets conservative Cornell student columnist as “Racist Rape Apologist”

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 9:00am

I wrote this up last night for the Cornell Review, a student conservative and libertarian newspaper. We’re trying to get this going viral. Please read and share either this link or the original one, here.

Conservative Columnist for Cornell Newspaper Personally Attacked in Anonymously Distributed Flyers

In several locations across campus, students have...

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Parody Video: Reynolds Online University – Where No One Gets Raped

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8:00am

Our dear friend Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit has put together a new parody video which you must watch.

 
 
 
 

Students Take Note: Wal-Mart Executive Resigns Over Resume Fraud

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:30pm

We’ve heard it ad infinitum, but it really is quality advice: don’t lie on your resume!

From the Financial Post:

Wal-Mart spokesman resigns over fake resume claim that he has a university degree

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s chief spokesman resigned after the company discovered an almost two- decade-old falsehood in his official biography, a person...

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Stonehill College Group Offers White Students a Chance to Combat Their White Privilege

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

Gosh, isn’t that nice of them? Is there also a group that helps academic elitists combat their smugness?

Macaela Bennett of the College Fix reports.

College Launches Group for White Students to Combat Their White Privilege

Stonehill College has launched a campus group for white students to discuss “what it means to have whiteness”...

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Anti-Feminism is the New Feminism

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 3:30pm

Chelsea Gruenwald at The College Conservative offers up some potential reasons why young women are rapidly abandoning the feminist movement:

The Rise of Anti-Feminism: The New Era of Feminism?

While feminist movements across the globe are gaining media attention, another movement has also gained attention: anti-feminism.

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Dartmouth’s Endowment Climbs to $4.5 Billion

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 2:00pm

Not too shabby. Will the liberal school be sharing its wealth with less fortunate universities?

Joseph Asch of Dartblog reports.

Endowment Yields 19.2%; Rises to $4.5B

The endowment has risen from $3.73 billion to $4.50 billion as the College announced that its investments yielded a 19.2% return. Th...

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Summer Reading Lists Look More Like Leftist Indoctrination

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 12:30pm

As someone who tried to be an English major for a few semesters, I can tell you that most English departments have pointedly abandoned concepts like ‘literary merit’ and ‘the Western canon’ in favor of ones like ‘diversity’ and ‘social awareness.’

That summer reading lists only continue to harp on such doctrines...

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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Defaults on its Bonds

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11:00am

This is pretty serious. File it under higher ed bubble.

Staci Zaretsky of Above the Law reported.

Troubled Law School Defaults On Its Bonds, May Be Forced To Cease Operations

While it’s true that things have been spiraling downwards for law schools since the Great Recession, it wasn’t until 2011 that things really got...

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Study Suggests Liberals and Conservatives Smell Differently

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:30am

How about a study on how liberals and conservatives think differently? But we already know what the conclusion would be.

From the NY Daily News:

Liberals and conservatives smell different, are attracted to odors of those who share their beliefs: study

People are attracted to the odor of those who share their political beliefs,...

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Four Universities Being Considered for Obama Presidential Library

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 8:00am

As you read below you may notice that the Obama library is going to cost twice as much as the George W. Bush library.

Anyone surprised?

Ella Vincent of State Column reported.

Four universities in the running for Obama presidential library

Four universities are on the short list for the President Obama’s library. The future...

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College Students Unhappy with Diversity Course Requirement

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:30pm

Students at Salt Lake Community College are actually complaining about a dance class that counts for the diversity course requirement at the school.

Maggie Lit writes for Campus Reform:

Diversity dance class draws students’ ire in Utah

Can students learn about diversity through dancing? According to one community college in Utah, they can, but...

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Guy With Phony Ph.D. Fools West Virginia University

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 5:00pm

Aren’t you glad you don’t work in their human resources department?

Dave Huber of the College Fix reported.

Phony Ph.D. Fools West Virginia University, Many Others

Meet Anoop Shankar: He boasted a Ph.D. in epidemiology, and claimed to have “researched population-wide diseases.” He said he was a member of the Royal College of Physicians....

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Applicants to Goucher College Don’t Need to Submit High School Transcripts

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

The Maryland college already ditched SAT scores back in 2007, so why not take it a step further?

Jonathan Marks at Minding the Campus has the story:

Goucher to Applicants: No High School Transcript, No Problem!

Goucher College is lowering its application standards even further. Having dispensed with the SAT requirement in 2007, it’s now making...

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Rush Limbaugh Reads College Insurrection on the Air

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2:00pm

This was a nice surprise on Monday.

Talk radio giant Rush Limbaugh read from a College Insurrection post about sexual consent rules at Ohio State.

Here’s an excerpt from Rush’s transcript.

“At Ohio State University, to avoid being guilty of ‘sexual assault’ or ‘sexual violence,’ you and your partner now apparently have to...

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New Poll Says Women are Better at Writing Than Men

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 12:30pm

The battle of the sexes comes to the written word.

From the Daily Beast:

Poll: Women Are Better Writers Than Men

Women write better, male writers get to the point faster, and both sexes are more likely than not to write about people like themselves, says a poll by the staff of Grammarly.

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California Sorority in Trouble After Taco Event Deemed Racist

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00am

Do colleges now employ people who are in charge of going around campus ruining everyone’s fun? Are there actual brigades of PC police roaming around looking for things like this?

Katherine Timpf reported at National Review.

Sorority in Big Trouble after Taco Tuesday Event Deemed Racist

A sorority at California State University Fullerton is...

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali Gets Standing Ovation at Yale

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 9:30am

To think, there were a number of students who didn’t want her to show up at all. This is definitely a moment of triumph for freedom of expression.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Given Standing Ovation at Yale

Ayaan Hirsi Ali received a standing ovation at the...

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Video: College Students Sign Petition to Support ISIS

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 8:00am

To be fair, not all students who were asked signed the petition. In fact, two of them let the f-word fly.

Here’s the kicker – this video was shot on September 11th.

Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon reported.

College Kids Sign Petition to Support ISIL

The terrorist group ISIL released its third beheading...

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U. Arizona Forced to Cancel Alec Baldwin Appearance After Poor Ticket Sales

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 6:30pm

I guess Alec Baldwin is old hat now.

Kasey Marie Shores at The College Fix has the story:

University Cancels Alec Baldwin Appearance Due to Poor Ticket Sales

TUCSON, Ariz.  – An upcoming appearance by actor Alec Baldwin at the University of Arizona has been cancelled because of poor ticket sales, a campus...

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Economics Profs Call Obamacare a Nightmare for Working Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 5:00pm

Can you imagine what it must be like to be one of these students who voted for Obama?

The College Fix reported.

Economics Profs Describe ObamaCare as Nightmare for Working College Students

Indiana University Southeast business professor Linda Christiansen and economics professor D. Eric Schansber rip Obamacare a new one in a jointly bylined op-ed...

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What do porn stars and math have in common in Thailand?

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 3:30pm

Apparently, a “basic math” textbook published by MuangThaiBook Perhaps features a studious porn star in a “school girl’s” outfit on the cover. Perhaps a MuangThaiBook employee thought it would be a good gag.

NY Daily News reports:

Embarrassed Thailand education officials recall thousands of math textbooks after ‘teacher’ on cover revealed to be...

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Students at Paul Smith’s College Can Now Minor in Craft Beer

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2:00pm

All I want to know is this: Where were these programs when I was in college?

Kelsey Rupp of Red Alert Politics reported.

The college where students minor in craft beer

You probably guzzled down a lot of beer in college, but did you brew any of it? Or, even better, get credit hours...

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