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NYU Law Prof Claims America in “Post-Genocidal Society” at Commencement

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 3:30pm

The contempt some left wing academics have for America is truly stunning.

Accuracy in Academia reports.

NYU Law Professor Claims America is in “a Post-Genocidal Society” Today at Commencement

At the University of Delaware, no less:

“We are a post-genocidal society. On this continent there were native people, indigenous people, Native Americans, and they were...

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For-Profit College Students Makes Less Than Before Attending

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 2:00pm

In 2014, the average tuition for certificate students at for-profit colleges was $8,118, compared to $712 for community college students.

The Washington Post reports.

A popular college investment promised students a career, but didn’t pay off

Students who earned vocational certificates from for-profit colleges made an average of $900 less annually after attending the...

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Diversity Hires Not Always Best Choice for Universities

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 12:30pm

The effect diversity hiring has on universities is often negative, as Minding the Campus points out.

When Diversity Dictates Lower Quality Hires

Progressives at Tier 1 research universities and top liberal arts colleges sit at the summit of the higher ed hierarchy, where their eminence rests upon high standards of academic work. But...

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Prof Claims College Debt Not Preventing Home Ownership

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00am

The absence of home buying is much more prevalent among people who never went to college.

The Detroit News reports.

College debt no drain on home buying, UM prof says

Is college debt truly keeping a generation of young adults from buying homes?

That’s been...

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George Mason U. Adjunct Claims Right Wing Bigger Threat Than Foreign Terrorists

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:30am

People on the left have tried to make this same stupid argument countless times.

The College Fix reports.

George Mason U. adjunct: GOP, domestic extremists a bigger threat than foreign terrorists

David Alpher, an adjunct at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, says “messages that...

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529 College Savings Accounts Can Boost College Savings

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 8:00am

You really don’t have to be a savvy investor to open a 529.

Time reports.

What You Need to Know About 529 College Savings Accounts

In honor of 529 College Savings Day on May 29th, MONEY wants to help you better understand how 529 plans can boost your college savings.

Your investment in a 529...

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National Honor Society Stoles Banned Because They Might Make Others Feel Left Out

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

Some students should be singled out, because they did accomplish more than other students.

National Review reports.

School Forbids Students from Wearing National Honor Society Stoles So Others Won’t Feel Left Out

God forbid we recognize academic achievement and community service.
Students at Plano Senior High School in Texas will not be allowed to wear...

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UCLA Shooting Immediately Sparks Calls for Greater Gun Control

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

Gun control proponents are ignoring the fact that California already has very strict gun control and UCLA is a gun free zone.

The Los Angeles Times reports.

California lawmakers invoke UCLA shooting in passing gun-control bills

The same day as a fatal shooting at UCLA , the state Assembly on Wednesday approved a package...

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Former Drug Dealer Earns Degree From Columbia University

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 3:30pm

Poor choices, some violent, lead to a life mostly lived behind bars.

Fox 5 NY reports.

Harlem man’s journey from prison to the Ivy League

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) – A Harlem man has turned his life around in an incredible way. To appreciate the feat David Norman, 67, accomplis...

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Harvard Hires Iranian Regime Supporter as Visiting Scholar

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

Will the feminist students on campus be triggered by this? Probably not.

The Washington Free Beacon reported.

Harvard Hires Iranian Regime Supporter Who Warned of ‘Jewish Threat’

Harvard University is currently employing as a “visiting scholar” an Iranian hardline regime supporter who has warned against the “Jewish threat”...

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Cornell University Grad Students May Get a Chance To Unionize

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 12:30pm

The pact could open the way to one of the few collective bargaining agreements for graduate employees at a private university.

The Ithaca Voice reports.

Cornell breaks with other Ivies, sets path forward for grad student union

ITHACA, NY – Cornell bucked a trend among private universities on Wednesday by signing an agreement that...

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Disinvitation of Conservative Speaker Cost Virginia Tech Donations

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:00am

Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley has been re-invited but the damage done by the controversy was unavoidable for Virginia Tech.

Heat Street reports.

Exclusive: Internal Documents Show Backlash Over Virginia Tech’s Disinvitation of Jason Riley

Earlier this year, Virginia Tech’s business school invited conservative commentator Jason Riley to speak to its students. Then...

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Cleveland State University Will Study Impact Of Republican National Convention

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 9:30am

CSU researchers will focus on the Cleveland economy.

Cleveland reports.

Cleveland State University will study Republican National Convention’s impact on Cleveland economy

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Officials helping plan the upcoming Republican National Convention have said they expect the event will bring more than $200 million into the Greater Cleveland economy.

Beginning in June, Cleveland State...

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Conservatives at UC Irvine to Hand Out Pacifiers at Safe Space Training

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 8:00am

This is the sort of thing right leaning students should be doing an all college campuses. Give the left the mockery they deserve.

The Daily Caller reports.

UC-Irvine Conservatives To Hand Out Pacifiers At Campus ‘Safe Zone Training’

Controversy has followed commentator Milo Yiannopoulos on his “Most Dangerous Faggot” tour, and his Thursday appearance...

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Most College Graduates Struggling to Launch A Career

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 6:30pm

Graduates that did not struggle had an internship, were sure of their major when they began, and had less than $10,000 in student loan debt.

Harvard Business Review reports.

Two-Thirds of College Grads Struggle to Launch Their Careers

Every year, high school students and their parents spend much time, effort, and money on the...

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Some Colleges Make Faculty Submit to Political Purity Tests

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

Doesn’t the left have enough of a stranglehold on higher education without political purity tests?

Minding the Campus reports.

Political Tests for Faculty?

What’s going on when a public university feels entitled to ask potential faculty members questions clearly aimed at ferreting out their political and social commitments? Such questions, reminiscent of loyalty oaths...

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Court Blocks Religious Colleges in New Jersey From Receiving Grants

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 3:30pm

How is this happening and where is Governor Chris Christie?

Campus Reform reports.

New Jersey court blocks grants to religious colleges

A state appeals court ruled Thursday that New Jersey may not award state grants intended for building renovations to two religious colleges.

The proposal was initially challenged in 2013, when the American Civil Liberties...

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Millennials Turning Toward Socialism But Don’t Know What The Word Means

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2:00pm

Quite a few couldn’t answer the question and admitted that they didn’t know what socialism means.

Anyone surprised?

Red Alert Politics reports.

“What about Venezuela?”: Millennials stumped on socialism [VIDEO]

We’ve heard that millennials are turning towards socialism, and we’ve also heard that many don’t actually know what the word means. There was a little...

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NCAA Violations at University of Mississippi Lead to Penalties

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 12:30pm

Ole Miss punishes itself for violating NCAA rules, including falsifying ACT scores for football recruits.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

U of Mississippi announces penalties for NCAA violations

The University of Mississippi announced on Friday that it had self-imposed several penalties for 28 violations of National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, including committing academic fraud.

The university...

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California Targets Religious Colleges Over Trans Rules

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11:00am

And so it begins. Trans people will now be used as a wedge issue against colleges for people of faith.

Ed Source reports.

California bills take aim at religious colleges that seek to bar transgender students

As a high school student, Coley Baker found a “dream school” in Biola University, an evangelical Christian college...

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Stanford University Fellow Says Sanders’ Fans Don’t Think

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 9:30am

Facts are seldom allowed to contaminate the beautiful vision of the Left.

National Review reports.

Socialism for the Uninformed

Socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound great. It is only when you go beyond rhetoric, and start looking at hard facts, that socialism turns out...

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Milo Yiannopoulos UCLA Visit Goes Exactly As Expected

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 8:00am

The conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos strikes again, this time at UCLA.

Some feminist students weren’t too happy about his visit.

The College Fix reported.

Blocked entrance, shouting matches, apathetic cops and angry women at Milo’s UCLA stop (VIDEO)

A horde...

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