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Planned Parenthood Trying To Turn Out Young Voters

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 6:30pm

But, polls show that young people are more pro-life than people think.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Planned Parenthood building $20 million “army” to turn out young voters

Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, is building an “army,” writes Katie McDonough in writing for Fusion about the Planned Parenthood Action Fund effort.

McDonough who can...

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CUNY Campus Crumbles Under Budget Cuts

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

You may remember CUNY as the school which produced students who felt comfortable verbally attacking General Petraeus a few years back. The higher ed bubble now seems like a force of karma.

The New York Times reports.

Dreams Stall as CUNY, New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters

On the City College of New...

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Advice For Class Of 2016 Graduates On The Job Hunt

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 3:30pm

If you don’t have a job yet, don’t fret.

CNBC reports.

Tips for college graduates on the job hunt

Commencement ceremonies are wrapping up for the class of 2016.

For this year’s newly minted graduates, this could be the beginning of an independent life out in the world. But th...

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Dartmouth Alumni Relations Excuses Black Lives Matter Library Disruption

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 2:00pm

Do you think they would have the same position if the College Republicans burst into the library and started swearing at people who were trying to study?

The College Fix reports.

Dartmouth Alumni Relations on Black Lives Matter library disruption: ‘no rules broken’

Dartmouth’s Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Meg Ramsden, has been busy...

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News Anchor Booed At Cal State Fullerton Commencement For Anti-Trump Remarks

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 12:30pm

The journalist, who is one of Univision’s most prominent anchors, delivered two commencement speeches at Fullerton.

Fox News Latino reports.

News anchor booed at graduation ceremony for anti-Trump remarks, speaking Spanish

A commencement ceremony turned unruly over the weekend when the keynote speaker, María Elena Salinas, one of the most prominent journalists in Spanish-language...

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Angelina Jolie to Teach Gender Studies at London School of Economics

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 11:00am

If you’re studying economics, why would you need a gender studies class?

New York Mag reported.

Angelina Jolie Is a Gender-Studies Professor Now

In addition to being an actress, director, UNHCR special envoy, super-mom, menopause spokeswoman, and maker of an expressively fruit-forward rosé, Angelina Jolie is adding college professor to her résumé.

Starting in 2017,...

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Franklin and Marshall College Trustees Reject Free Speech Statement

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 9:30am

“Those of us who are the organizers behind it are somewhat startled, and a little bit disappointed.”

FIRE reports.

College Trustees Reject Free Speech Statement Approved by Franklin & Marshall Faculty Council

When it comes to free speech at Franklin & Marshall College (F&M), there’s good news and there’s bad news.
The good news is...

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University of Missouri to Spend $1 Million on Diversity Audit Despite Budget Shortfall

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 8:00am

Mizzou is currently facing a $32 million dollar budget shortfall but they have the money for a diversity audit?

Sometimes, institutions deserve to fail.

The Missourian reports.

UM System begins $1.1 million diversity audit

The UM System has launched an independent audit...

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New Website Helps You Graduate Debt Free With A ‘Sugar Daddy’

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 6:30pm

Is it legal though?

Miami Herald reports.

Websites connect college students with ‘sugar daddies’ willing to pay the bills

Candice Kashani graduated from law school debt-free this spring, thanks to a modern twist on an age-old arrangement.

During her first year, she faced tuition and expenses that ran nearly $50,000, even after a scholarship. So...

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Burlington College Closes Its Doors Forever

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:00pm

It’s now official. Burlington College is closed, largely due to Jane Sanders, wife of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

The Boston Globe reports.

Burlington College closes under unwanted spotlight

Burlington College, once a thriving school for artists, now looks abandoned and bereft. The huge red-and-white sign congratulating graduates remains, but faculty name placards have been...

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Iranian College Students Given 99 Lashes After Co-Ed Party

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:30pm

Mixed-gender parties, dancing and the consumption of alcohol are illegal in Iran.

The New York Times reports.

Iranian Students Lashed 99 Times Over Coed Party

TEHRAN — More than 30 college students were arrested, interrogated and within 24 hours were each given 99 lashes for attending a graduation party that included men and women,...

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Prager University – Why Did America Fight the Korean War?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, conservative scholar Victor Davis Hanson looks back at the Korean War and explains America’s role in the conflict.

This is a fascinating history lesson.

Here’s more information:

What was the Korean War? And why was America involved in such a faraway conflict? Was the United States’ sacrifice–35,000...

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Harvard Race Protesters Ignored Liberal Professor’s Advice

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 12:30pm

He is Harvard Law School’s most famous professor — indeed, probably the most famous law professor in the world.

The College Fix reports.

Leaked email: Harvard race protesters ignored liberal icon’s advice to tone down rhetoric, tactics

It was recently revealed by the blog Royall Asses that Harvard’s race protesters were supported by numerous...

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Ontario University Adds ‘Another Gender Identity’ Option to Application

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:00am

Male and female are apparently just not enough options for those applying to Ontario University.

The Star reports.

Ontario university applications to offer ‘another gender identity’ option

Students applying to Ontario universities for 2017 will have the option of identifying as male, female or “another gender identity” when filling out forms.

Ray Darling, the University...

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DePaul University Silences Conservative And It Backfires

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 9:30am

Needless to say, sane America wasn’t amused.

Allen B. West reports.

University SILENCES conservative speaker; it backfires IMMEDIATELY

On Tuesday a gay refugee was shut down and threatened with violence by a religious preacher at a Catholic University.

At least, that’s the headline you would’ve read had the speaker been a leftist. He...

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The Fight Against Hate Speech on Campus Has Created Students Who Hate Speech

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:00am

A new article in Newsweek examines the effect political correctness has had on free speech on college campuses.

The Battle Against ‘Hate Speech’ On College Campuses Gives Rise To A Generation That Hates Speech

During his 18 years as president of Lebanon Valley College during the middle of the past century, Clyde Lynch...

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Drink Spiking Now a Problem on College Campuses

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

What drug or drugs were used?

NBC News reports.

Drink Spiking at College May Be More Common Than Thought

The incidence of spiked drinks among college students may be more common than anyone thought, a new study suggests.

Researchers who surveyed more than 6,000 students from three American universities found that nearly 8 percent said...

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VIDEO: Camille Paglia Discusses the State of Modern Universities

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 5:00pm

In the video below, Camille Paglia is interviewed by Reason’s Nick Gillespie about the state of higher education. Their discussion is fascinating and Paglia analyzes many of the problems on today’s campuses, including the hypocrisy of the left and administrative bloat.

The whole thing is about 30 minutes long and worth watch...

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Ways To Stay Connected To Your College Over The Summer

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 3:30pm

Before you know it, the summer will be over.

USA Today reports.

Tips to stay connected to your college over the summer

So you’ve packed your bags, cleaned your dorm, and headed home for summer break. At home, life can seem pretty quiet without classes, friends to hang out with, and campus events to...

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Princeton Students Demand Faculty With Learning Disabilities

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2:00pm

College news truly defies parody lately.

Campus Reform reports.

Princeton protesters want faculty with learning disabilities

Activist groups are demanding that Princeton University do more to support students with “invisible” disabilities following a 20-day hunger strike by a former graduate student.

Rachel Malka Barr announced via Facebook Wednesday that she had ended her hunger strike,...

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Your First Job After College Often Doesn’t Matter

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:30pm

For better or worse, your first post-college job is a learning experience and the best learning is hands-on.

Forbes reports.

Why Your First Job After College Doesn’t Matter

If you’re one of the thousands of new graduates who have claimed their diplomas and set their sights on life after college th...

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Yale Students Want to ‘Decolonize’ English Department Curriculum

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Posted by    Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:00am

Too many pesky old white men, apparently.

The College Fix reports.

Yale student petition: ‘Decolonize’ the English department curriculum

Undergraduates in Yale’s English department have started a petition to “decolonize” their introductory curriculum, noting the Major English Poets sequence omits the “contributions of women, people of color, and queer folk.”

The petition “calls for the...

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