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Harvard Is Financing Parties For Undergraduates

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Posted by    Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:30am

The very top of Harvard’s administration helped finance the party.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

Harvard’s Social Experiment

It’s a Friday night at Harvard, and hundreds of students are dancing to the live band. Drawn by the music, free admission, and promise of a different social experience, undergraduates fill a large tent in the Science...

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Commencement Speaker Heckled for Taking a Jab at Trump

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Posted by    Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8:00am

This is kind of amazing. College students are sticking up for Trump.

The College Fix reports.

Latina commencement speaker who took jab at Trump booed, heckled: ‘Get off the stage!’

Not everyone at Cal State Fullerton’s College of Communications graduation ceremony on Sunday appreciated the little swipe Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas took at...

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French Billionaire Opens A Free Coding University In Silicon Valley

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:30pm

It is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 30.

Forbes reports.

French Billionaire Opens Free Coding University ’42’ In Silicon Valley

French technology entrepreneur and billionaire Xavier Niel (#129 in 2016 and #7 in France with a net worth of $8 billion) is investing $100 million of his own money to...

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Oberlin College Students Want Low Grades Abolished

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:00pm

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if a story from Oberlin is real of from The Onion.

This is real and it’s from Reason.

Oberlin Students Want Below-Average Grades Abolished, Midterms Replaced with Conversations

Oberlin College’s activist community is ready to call it quits. Progressive students are dropping out of college, citing academic and emotional...

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Free Speech Icon Mary Beth Tinker On Campus Free Speech Rights

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 3:30pm

Tinker cautions that students must also recognize the effects of self-censorship.

FIRE reports.

From Black Armbands to the Supreme Court: Mary Beth Tinker and Student Free Speech Rights

Her journey started with wearing a black armband to school and proceeded to the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District (1969),...

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Activists Lose Battle for Free Tuition at Harvard

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 2:00pm

Why anyone thought a school with a multi-billion dollar endowment would have any interest in becoming tuition free is beyond logic.

Business Insider reports.

The fight for free tuition at Harvard just lost a major battle

Harvard alumni elected a new slot of members to the Harvard Board of Overseers on Monday — but...

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Community Colleges Feel Biggest Affect Of Overtime Rules

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 12:30pm

Employees at community colleges may be the most affected by the Obama administration’s new rules for overtime pay.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Community colleges fret over overtime rules

Community colleges across the country could feel the biggest impact of the Obama administration’s recent proposals to change overtime pay rules. That’s due to the comparatively...

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Montana State Students Protest $8 Million Dollar Gift Because Donor is Pro-Life

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00am

Don’t you hope the donor revokes the gift? The nerve of these students is stunning.

Campus Reform reports.

MSU students protest $8 million gift from pro-life donor

LGBT activists at Montana State University are protesting the school’s decision to name a building after Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte because of his stance on...

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North Carolina School Board Makes Valedictorians A Thing Of The Past

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:30am

“We have heard from many, many schools that the competition has become very unhealthy.”

Fox News reports.

North Carolina school board votes to stop naming valedictorians

Apparently working your hardest to be the best you can be — and being recognized for the effort — is one lesson a North Carolina school board no...

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Humor is Becoming a Thing of the Past on College Campuses

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Posted by    Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 8:00am

Professional comedians are already avoiding college campuses but now, even average students can get into trouble for jokes.

The Daily Beast reports.

On a College Campus? Don’t Try to Tell a Joke

Tell a joke, and you might make someone laugh. But tell a joke on a college campus, and you might make someone...

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Pomona College Adds Diversity Commitment For Tenure Requirement

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:30pm

Pomona will evaluate teaching to include whether professors are “attentive to diversity in the student body.”

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Pomona moves to make diversity commitment a tenure requirement

Pomona College’s faculty has voted to change the criteria for tenure to specifically require candidates to be “attentive to diversity in the student body.”

While many...

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University of Missouri Facing $32 Million Dollar Budget Shortfall

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

The campus protests of last fall and the University of Missouri’s lame response is costing the school, big time.

The New York Post reports.

University of Missouri’s paying a price for its lame response to last fall’s racial protests

If the University of Missouri thought its concessions to Black Lives Matter radicals would boost...

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Paul Ryan Gives Advice For After College At Carthage Commencement

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:30pm

Ryan backed his point with a look into his own journey from college.

TMJ 4 reports.

Paul Ryan speaks at Carthage College commencement

KENOSHA — House speaker Paul Ryan delivered the commencement speech at Carthage College in Kenosha on Sunday.

His speech focused on continuing to learn after college, the importance of a positive attitude...

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U. Maryland Students Sign Petition to Allow Man on Women’s Basketball Team

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

As transgender mania grips the American left, a reporter for Campus Reform went to the University of Maryland to see how students felt about a man on the women’s basketball team.

Watch below.

Here’s more.

VIDEO: Students sign petition to allow man on women’s basketball team

In recent weeks, the issue of transgender rights has...

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Yale Will Allow Trans Students To Use Chosen Name Over Birth Name On Diplomas

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:30pm

These changes occurred during its 315th commencement on Monday.

The College Fix reports.

Yale goes trans: Promotes gender-neutral bathrooms across campus

Yale University is touting gender-neutral bathrooms across campus to coincide with its 315th commencement on Monday.

“For the convenience of our students and guests, all gender restrooms are available across campus, including on the...

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Portland State Students Donate Money to Hamas for the Destruction of Israel

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11:00am

Anti-Israel sentiment on left wing college campuses that these students thought nothing of the outrageous proposal presented to them.

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Townhall has more.

Portland State Students Donate Hundreds For Hamas to Blow Up Israeli Hospitals, Cafes, Schools, Etc.

On college campuses across the country, Palestinian activists have been deeply involved in pushing the BDS...

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Northern Illinois University Press Struggles To Stay Alive

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 9:30am

NIU committees recently identified some programs as “nonessential” and thus targets for elimination.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Northern Illinois U Press fights to survive after being deemed ‘nonessential’

This is a terrible year to be part of public higher education in Illinois. The state is approaching the one-year mark of operating without a budget....

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VIDEO: Milo Yiannopoulos Threatened by Student Protesters at DePaul University

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 8:00am

You may have seen this story on Legal Insurrection last night. Milo Yiannopoulos was set to give a talk at DePaul University but leftist Black Lives Matter activists and Bernie Sanders supporters shut it down.

This video is from Rebel Pundit who was arrested for filming the mayhem.

From Rebel Pundit’s website.

MUST SEE:...

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College Enrollment Is Dropping

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:30pm

Some say not to worry, the drop is happening because the economy is improving.

CNN Money reports.

College enrollment is dropping. Bad sign?

For years, America’s college campuses swelled with more and more students. But enrollment peaked in 2010 at just over 21 million students. Attendance has dropped every year since.

By the fall of...

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Yale Promotes New Gender Neutral Bathroom Policy During Commencement

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Congratulations on your Yale degree. Now let’s talk about bathrooms.

FOX News reports.

Yale University introduces gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings

Visitors at Yale University’s 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.

The school is promoting them on its website for Monday’s commencement, complete with a...

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These Colleges Are The Most Expensive For Room And Board

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 3:30pm

Most of the colleges with the costliest room and board were based in New York or Boston.

US News reports.

10 Colleges That Charge the Most for Room and Board

When it comes to paying for college, students and their parents should look beyond tuition and fees as room and board in itself can...

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Prager University – Who’s More Pro-Choice: Europe or America?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, presenter Elisha Krauss explains that even though American progressives think of Europe as a liberal dreamland, abortion is treated much more seriously there and has many more restrictions.

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Are abortion laws more conservative in America or in Western Europe? Would a pregnant...

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