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Wife Of Bernie Sanders Forced Burlington College To Close With “Crushing Weight of Debt”

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:00am

Less than a year after leading Burlington College into massive debt, Ms. Sanders resigned, taking with her a $200,000 severance package.

Heat Street reports.

BREAKING: Burlington College Closes Due To “Crushing Weight of Debt” Acquired By Jane Sanders

Burlington College announced today that it will close on May 27 after it found itself unable...

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Millennials Do Not Understand What Socialism Is

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 6:30pm

If government planners can’t even provide goods and services efficiently, how will they ever provide togetherness?

National Review reports.

Millennials Embrace Socialism, but Do They Know What It Is?

Socialism is having a moment.

I’m not just referring to Bernie Sanders’s surprisingly strong showing in the Democratic primaries. Various polls show that Millennials have a...

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Environmental Activist Wants Balloon Releases Banned at U. Nebraska Football Games

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

Nothing drives progressives crazy like the idea of other people having fun.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Lawsuit Seeks to Ban Balloon Releases at University of Nebraska Football Games

An activist in Omaha is asking a federal court to ban balloon releases at University of Nebraska football games, the latest skirmish in a nationwide...

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Cornell University’s Slope Day Increases Security After Threats

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 3:30pm

The threats were made against Cornell by “an unknown individual.

Ithaca Journal reports.

Cornell boosts Slope Day security after threats

Cornell University is increasing security measures for Slope Day after “unsubstantiated threats” were made against the university. Police said Wednesday they believe the threat is over, but will still increase police presence for the...

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Watch Portland State Students Go Nuts Over Armed Guards On Campus

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

The protest in this video was over armed guards on campus but also gets into pretty much every other pet cause of the left.

Watch below.

 
 
 
 

What Conservative College Students Need To Know

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 12:30pm

It can be hard being a conservative at college.

The College Fix reports.

7 lifehacks strong conservative college students must know

Don’t Let Them Silence You

Students who go against the agenda of the left will be called racist and homophobic by peers. Don’t let their anger and close-mindedness force you into a small quiet...

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Regents at University of Texas Postpone Decision on Campus Carry

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 11:00am

It looks like campus carry is being delayed while opponents try to form a strategy.

The Item reports.

University of Texas regents delay decision on campus guns

The University of Texas System’s regents on Thursday postponed until July a vote on proposed rules allowing concealed handguns in campus classrooms and buildings due to concerns...

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49 Percent Of Millennials Say They May Flee USA If Trump Wins

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 9:30am

However, Clinton has a big problem.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Poll: If Trump wins, 49% of millennials may flee U.S. (15% think Cruz is Zodiac killer)

Poll after poll shows Donald Trump has terrible approval ratings with millennials — but just how terrible?

A PPP poll released today shows 49 percent of millennials ages 18-to-29...

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Obama Criticizes Trump Wall Idea in Speech at Rutgers

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 8:00am

This is ironic coming from a man who lives in a house protected by a fence that’s about to get five feet higher.

USA Today reports.

Obama at Rutgers: Walls won’t stop change

Evoking fat sandwiches, college football and even Bruce Springsteen, President Barack Obama went Jersey on Sunday, motivating and mesmerizing more than...

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Youngest Victim Of San Bernardino Terror Attack Will Receive Posthumous Degree

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

She was two classes shy of receiving her degree.

Los Angeles Times reports.

College will award a posthumous degree to a San Bernardino terror attack victim

Aurora Godoy was two classes shy of earning an associate’s degree when she became the youngest victim in the San Bernardino terror attack. This week, a California college...

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Native Americans and Latinos at Odds Over U. New Mexico’s Seal

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 3:30pm

The University of New Mexico might change its seal and two minority groups are in disagreement on the issue.

FOX News reports.

Latino students at N.M. University upset over possible revision of Spanish seal

New Mexico’s largest university is considering revising its half-century old seal amid concerns by Native American students who say it...

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Swing State Millennials Choose Clinton Over Trump

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

Even though the majority of voters agreed Trump would do a better job handling the economy and terrorism.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Poll: Swing state millennials prefer Clinton over Trump

Six months out from Election Day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running neck and neck in the three key swing states of Ohio,...

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Campus Gate Firebombed at Hebrew University

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 12:30pm

Luckily, no one was injured in this attack. It’s outrageous that such a thing could happen.

The Times of Israel reports.

Hebrew University campus gate firebombed; no injuries reported

A fire outside the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Saturday evening was the result of a firebomb thrown at the university...

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Colleges Are Focusing On Promoting Civic Engagement

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 11:00am

The increasing focus on civic learning comes at a time when students are also demonstrating a renewed interest in activism and political engagement.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Colleges placing increasing importance on programs promoting civic engagement

Starting this fall, California State University at Los Angeles students must take two courses in civic learning as...

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Faculty Union at CUNY Votes to Authorize Strike

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 9:30am

This is the price of having unions in higher education.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

CUNY’s Faculty Union Votes to Authorize Strike

The City University of New York’s faculty union has voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike as a five-year standoff over a contract drags on.

More than 10,000 unionized faculty and staff members...

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What is College Match and Fit?

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 8:00am

It pays to consider these two concepts as guides.

Forbes reports.

What College “Match” And “Fit” Are All About

In the next few months, you’ll hear a lot about “match” and “fit” regarding colleges and their relationship to prospective applicants. The vast variety of four-year colleges and universities available to high school graduates can...

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Will Harvard Succeed At Ending Final Clubs?

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

Harvard’s full-throated attack on students’ right to associate off campus is also an unprecedented attack against the freedom of association.

Minding The Campus reports.

The End of Harvard’s Final Clubs?

In the name of “gender inclusion,” Harvard has decided to punish members of all-female sororities, all-male fraternities, and single-sex final clubs of either sex....

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Scripps College Students Think Madeleine Albright is a War Criminal

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 3:30pm

The first female secretary of state is set to give the commencement address at Scrips, an all female college but some of the students are opposed.

The Los Angeles Times reported.

Madeleine Albright a war criminal? Scripps College’s baffling crusade for simple thinking

In May, when flowers are blooming, allergens are wafting and aggrieved...

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Author Apologizes To Millennials

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 2:00pm

What made her issue the apology?

Red Alert Politics reports.

Author to millennials: I’m sorry for insulting you

An author who scapegoated millennials as the villain of her recent novel has issued a mea culpa to the generation.

Jo Piazza, author of The Knockoff, has seen the error of her ways.

“Every generation contains top-notch thinkers...

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University of Minnesota Moves to Protect Free Speech

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 12:30pm

A slow but steady push back against the efforts of those who shout down speakers on campus is finally starting to materialize.

The Washington Post reports.

University of Minnesota’s proposed free speech protections would be “the most comprehensive to date”

Last week the University of Minnesota Senate began to take up the issue of...

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Mississippi State University Junior Falls From Jumbotron And Dies

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00am

Demboski and two other students apparently climbed to the top of the video board.

My Fox 8 reports.

College student, 21, dies after falling from football stadium Jumbotron

STARKVILLE, Miss. — A 21-year-old college student in Mississippi has died after falling off the top of a football stadium Jumbotron video system.

WTVA reported that Mississippi...

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Political Correctness is Now Ruining College Humor Publications

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 9:30am

This isn’t surprising since we already know many famous comedians are now avoiding college campuses.

The College Fix reports.

College humor publications stick to ‘politically correct’ jokes as a rule of thumb now

The humor publication at the University of California-Santa Cruz pioneered the next generation of college comedy back in 2010: The Fish...

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