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Savannah State University Prof to Offer Course on Donald Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

Donald Trump has certainly gone more viral on college campuses than Hillary Clinton.

WJBF News reports.

Summer course on Trump scheduled for Georgia university

A college professor in Georgia might make summer school great again.

Starting next week, professor Robert Smith is teaching a college class devoted almost entirely to the candidacy of Donald Trump.

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University of Delaware Trustees Will Shrink Faculty Power

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 3:30pm

Faculty members say that the changes undermine the Faculty Senate’s authority.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

U of Delaware trustees vote to change faculty roles and responsibilities

The University of Delaware Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to change its bylaws in ways that faculty leaders say shrink their authority. The administration contends that decisions will...

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George Washington University Students Don’t Trust Hillary

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 2:00pm

They also feel that the Democratic primary has been rigged in Hillary’s favor.

This is a big problem for Democrats.

Here’s more from Campus Reform.

VIDEO: Millennials reject ‘wom...

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University of Missouri Moves to Restrict Free Speech

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 12:30pm

An anti-protest rule?

Red Alert Politics reports.

Crackdown? Mizzou moves to restrict free speech, prevent future protests

To ensure students at the University of Missouri can’t protest like they did in the fall, administrators will enforce a 1949 rule to block encampments.

Though not intended as an anti-protest rule, it will be exploited as one,...

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Seattle University Dean Protested for Recommending Book With Racial Slur in Title

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:00am

Maybe the students could hold a book burning to get rid of the offending tome.

FOX News reports.

Students protest Seattle dean who recommended book with racial slur in title

A group of Seattle University students is demanding that a dean be fired, accusing her of recommending...

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California State University Northridge Does Makeover Of Reading Room For Diversity

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 9:30am

Shakespeare is getting kicked out.

The College Fix reports.

Campus reading room makeover replaces Shakespearean images with authors of color

The English Reading Room at California State University Northridge is undergoing a facelift in the name of diversity.

Campus leaders have agreed to replace four illustrations from Shakespeare’s and Chaucer’s works – images from King...

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University of Oxford Chancellor Says Affirmative Action Lowers Standards

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8:00am

Saying such a thing is pretty much a form of heresy on college campuses these days.

Business Insider reports.

The head of one of the best universities in the world says that affirmative action means ‘lower standards’

Responding to criticism about dismal diversity metrics, Chris Patten,...

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Commencement Speaker Bashes “Dark Side” Conservatives

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 6:30pm

Sounds like it could be something from Star Wars.

Red Alert Politics reports.

EXCLUSIVE: Commencement speaker bashes “dark side” conservatives, Trump, and Fox News

College commencement addresses usually involve an accomplished speaker imparting a few life lessons to graduates before they enter post-college life. Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, the president of the...

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Socialists at Cal Poly Tech Resent Comfortable Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 5:00pm

If there’s one thing socialists understand it’s the politics of resentment.

The Daily Caller reports.

Campus Socialists Are Struggling Because ‘Comfortable’ Students Are ‘Living A Good Life,’ You Guys

The tiny, utterly pointless chapter of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality at California Polytechnic State University is a microcosm of the embarrassing...

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Amherst’s Plan For Low-Income Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 3:30pm

Amherst College’s president talks about adding more community college transfers after receiving an award for supporting low-income students.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Amherst president discusses college’s welcoming environment for low-income students

At a time when many highly selective colleges are looking for ways to enroll more low-income students, Amherst College President Carolyn (Biddy) Martin...

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Black Lives Matter Supporters Vandalized Police Display at Dartmouth

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

We reported on this yesterday. Supporters of Black Lives Matter were in fact the ones who altered the police display at Dartmouth.

The FOX Business Network reports.

 
 
 
 

Do We Need An Academic Bill of Rights?

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:30pm

The First Amendment, as interpreted by the courts, simply does not protect academic freedom to the extent that many faculty believe it does.

FIRE reports.

Study: Faculty Should Mobilize for an Academic Bill of Rights

A recent study by Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, details...

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Cornell Student Accused of Rape Claims Due Process Violations

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:00am

The student is now launching a lawsuit against the school.

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Student Accused of Rape Sues University Claiming Due Process Violations

Suspended Cornell student Wofgang Ballinger is suing Cornell claiming numerous violations of his due process rights and to prevent the University from mak...

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U. Chicago Students Ignore Activists To Keep Dining Services They Like

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 9:30am

A 24-hour hunger strike failed to convince them.

The College Fix reports.

UChicago students vote to ignore food-justice activists, keep dining services they like

University of Chicago student government representatives are more worried about a food fight with their constituents than the societal problem of mass incarceration.

The General Assembly voted down a resolution to...

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Presentation at Towson University Claims White People Are a Plague

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 8:00am

Higher education is no place for racist rants, unless they’re directed at white people apparently.

The DC Clothesline reports.

Towson University hosts presentation: ‘white people are a plague’

In Obama’s America, it is open season on whites.

White Americans now seem to have a “Kick Me” sign on their b...

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Fat Activist Lectures College Students On ‘Thin Privilege’

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 6:30pm

To mark “International No Diet Day,” the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health invited a “fat activist”.

Fox News reports.

‘Fat activist’ lectures college kids on ‘thin privilege’

A self-proclaimed “fat activist” gave college kids in Minnesota yet another issue to angrily protest: Thin privilege.

To mark “International No Diet Day,” the University of...

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Pro-Police Display Vandalized at Dartmouth

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 5:00pm

Supporters of Black Lives Matter are suspected as the vandals.

Campus Reform reported.

‘Blue Lives Matter’ display vandalized by BLM supporters at Dartmouth

Preceding Weeks

The Dartmouth College Republicans undertook a three week process to gain proper approval for the use of a bulletin board in Collis, Dartmouth’s student center. The...

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#FightFor15 Hurts The Young

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 3:30pm

Unskilled workers, the young, and industries with low-wage jobs are harmed the most by wage increases.

Red Alert Politics reports.

#FightFor15 ignores 100 years of economic evidence on the minimum wage

The shockwaves that hit after minimum wage increases across the country could be brutal. Recent studies on the minimum...

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Prager University – What ISIS Wants

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, Tom Joscelyn of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies explains the backstory of ISIS and outlines their ultimate goals.

Watch below.

Here’s more information:

ISIS has conquered territory across the Middle East and northern Africa. It has terrorized...

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Ways Millennials Can Be Safe From Hackers

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:30pm

The short answer is, by being smart.

Red Alert Politics reports.

How millennials can guard against hackers

Angelo Sotiro, founder of the millennial-charged social platform DeviantArt, has insightfully said, “To be successful online, you have to be nimble and evolve where the opportunities are.” For a generation of young adults who overwhelmingly depend on...

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Kansas University Senate Forms Free Speech Committee

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Hopefully, this new committee will devote itself to protecting free expression on campus.

Lawrence Journal World reports.

Spurred by events of past year, KU’s University Senate forms free speech committee

Over the past year, Kansas University faculty, students and staff have had countless conversations about sensitive and controversial things; racial discrimination and guns on...

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Princeton Prof Calls Transgenderism a Superstition

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 9:30am

This is going to drive campus social justice warriors insane.

Breitbart reports.

Princeton Prof: Transgenderism Not Scientific, ‘Superstitious Belief’

A noted Princeton University professor has attacked the very notion of transgenderism, saying that the belief “that a woman can be trapped inside a man’s body” is ludicrous and superstitious, with no basis in...

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