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University of Minnesota Tells Students to Choose Respectful Halloween Costumes

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 2:00pm

If college feminists want to stage “slut walks” that’s fine, but they better choose a politically correct Halloween costume.

Allison Maass of Campus Reform reports.

University tells students to dress ‘respectfully’ for Halloween festivities

Students at the University of Minnesota (U of M) received an email last week encouraging them to be respectful in...

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Catholic Loyola University Chicago Approves Pagan Student Group

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 12:30pm

I see, it’s Catholic only in name, not in practice. That clears things up.

Dominic Lynch at The College Fix has the story:

Catholic university launches pagan student club

Loyola University Chicago recently christened a new pagan student club, with its student organizer saying the group aims to help pupils at the private Catholic college...

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Saint Louis University Caves in to Leftist Protesters

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:00am

This is pretty sad. We recently told you about protesters who descended on the campus of Saint Louis University.

The school caved in to their demands.

Danny Wicentowski of the Riverfront Times reported.

Here’s the Agreement that Ended the Occupation of Saint Louis University

The sit-in dubbed Occupy SLU ended quietly this weekend. By Saturday...

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Desperate Wendy Davis Tweets Pic of ‘Supporters’ Who Are Actually College Republicans

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:30am

What is going on with the Wendy Davis campaign? This is the definition of political implosion.

Alex Griswold reports for the Daily Caller:

Wendy Davis Tweets A Pic Of ‘Supporters…’ Turns Out They’re College Republicans

Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has landed herself in yet another embarrassing situation when...

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Protesters Obstruct Entrance at George Will’s Miami University Speech

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00am

It’s not enough that these folks don’t want to hear what George Will has to say. They want to prevent everyone else from hearing what he has to say too.

Katie Webster of the College Fix reported.

Raucous protesters choke entrance at George Will’s Miami University speech

Hoisting signs such...

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Syracuse Policy Makes Almost All Internet Activity “Harassment”

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:30pm

Sending “annoying” or “offensive” messages to others is now harassment. To paraphrase Tyler,  the Creator (a popular rapper with the kids these days): “Just turn off your computer man.”

Christopher White at the College Fix has the story:

Syracuse Internet policy makes everything ‘harassment,’ student reps say

Policy language should focus on ‘threats of...

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Prof. Tells Son of Syrian Immigrants He’s Exerting White Privilege

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

This happened because the professor didn’t like the fact that the student was making a video of a forum at a public university. Here’s the video.

From Taylor Egly of Campus Reform.

Prof. tells son of Syrian immigrants that he’s ‘exerting’ his ‘white privilege’

LGBTQ activist and guest speaker at Minnesota State University Mankato...

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Democrats at Penn Unaware of European Abortion Laws

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 3:30pm

According to an op-ed by the Penn Democrats, as far as abortion goes Europe is a free for all and America should follow suit. However, in reality, Europe has on the whole far stricter regulation of abortion than the United States.

Greg Piper at the College Fix has the story:

Penn Democrats think...

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U. of Oklahoma President Stands up for Free Speech of School’s Marching Band

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

It’s nice to hear about a college leader sticking up for free speech.

Susan Kruth of the FIRE blog reports.

U. of Oklahoma President Defends Speech Rights of Marching Band Members

University of Oklahoma (OU) President David Boren took a stand for students’ free speech rights after learning that members of the university’s marching...

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Princeton Prof. Charged with Stealing Lawn Signs Sentenced to Community Service

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:30pm

Remember this from the summer? A Princeton professor was accused by a homeowner of stealing his lawn signs. The professor, John Mulvey, said he was merely picking up debris.

A judge sentenced Mulvey to 120 hours of community service. What does he have to do? Teach finance or computer science. Not bad...

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Texas Tech Student in Trouble for False Rape Claim

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 11:00am

Rape is such a serious charge that there should be harsh penalties for lying about it.

Here’s a video report.

KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

KCBD News reported.

TTU student admits to making false statements about sexual...

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George Will to Speak at Miami University Despite Protests of 1,000 Students, Parents, and Faculty

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:30am

Will the 1,000 show up to block Will from entering the campus? That would be something to watch.

Tyler Kingkade writes for Huffpo:

Nearly 1,000 Students, Faculty Demand Miami University Cancel George Will Speech

Miami University of Ohio has no plans to cancel a speech by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will, despite protests over...

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Outraged Liberals Derail Dinesh D’Souza Speech at UCSB

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:00am

Liberals love free speech, as long it’s their free speech.

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reported.

Dinesh D’Souza campus speech axed after ‘pressure from liberals’

A campus lecture by embattled conservative filmmaker and author Dinesh D’Souza slated for Tuesday night at the University of California – Santa Barbara was abruptly cancelled after the...

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SUNY Delhi to Offer Course on ‘Breakup Training’

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:30pm

More importantly, shouldn’t there be a class on how to get a date in the first place?

Maggie Lit reports for Campus Reform:

Public university offers ‘breakup training’

A SUNY school is teaching students how to properly end a relationship as part of an initiative begun this year in response to increased Title IX...

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Education Department Harassment Rules a Classic Case of Regulatory Overreach

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

Our friend Hans Bader has a new column at the Competitive Enterprise Institute which looks at new bullying rules from the Education Department.

Education Department Harassment Rules Metastasize through Administrative Fiat

The Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), where I used to work, today declared that schools can be liable for bullying...

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Physics Professor Says Big Bang Points to God’s Existence

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 3:30pm

Old news for any Catholics in the room.

Michelle Reed at The College Fix has the story:

Physics professor tells students scientific evidence points to a ‘designer’

A physics professor at the University of Oklahoma who often spends his time studying smashed subatomic particles at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN laboratory in Switzerland...

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Could 10% of Law Schools Close by 2019?

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 2:00pm

Paul Caron of the TaxProfBlog reports some higher ed bubble news with roots in recent history.

Organ: Will 10% of Law Schools Close by 2019, Just as 10% of Dental Schools Closed 25 Years Ago?

Following up on my previous post, Will Top Tier Law Schools be the First to Close, Like Emory...

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Wake Forest University Student: Yik-Yak Promotes Bullying

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 12:30pm

Is this actually a problem, or are students just too sensitive nowadays? I honestly can’t tell anymore.

Tommy Super at Old Gold & Black has the story:

Yik Yak remains controversial on campus

About a year ago, Yik Yak, an anonymous social media smart phone application, exploded in the Wake Forest community, and students...

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Prager University – Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals?

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 11:00am

In this new video from Prager University, Derryck Green of Project 21 examines the issue of racism through a political lens. His argument is logical and he offers many real world examples to back it up.

Don’t miss this great video.

Here’s more information:

Course Description

To call someone a racist is a serious...

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Slate: Going to College Should Make You Rich. Period.

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9:30am

According to the leftists at Slate, going to college should make you rich. Anything that happens after–no matter.

From the article:

Even When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor

Over the weekend, the Washington Post’s Matt O’Brien published this killer graph that captures just how unequal the economic playing field is...

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Stony Brook University Violated Election Law Promoting Rally for Democrat

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8:00am

Here’s a story you won’t see in the mainstream media. Especially in an election year when Republicans are expected to win.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform has the story.

Public university violated federal election laws in promoting rally for Dem congressman, Bill Clinton, says lawyer

A public university in New York violated federal election...

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College Conservative Op-Ed Asks “How Far is Too Far?” For Campaign Ads

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30pm

Wendy Davis, here’s looking at you.

Haley Waring writes for the College Conservative:

Negative Ads: How Far is Too Far?

The Internet and news circuits have been a buzz the last few days over a Texas gubernatorial campaign ad.. The ad, paid for by the Wendy Davis Campaign, highlights the fact that her opponent,...

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