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Do Entrepreneurs Really Need College Degrees?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:30pm

The advice is to stay in school.

Forbes reports.

Do Millennial Entrepreneurs Need A College Education?

Do millennial entrepreneurs need to attend college to succeed? Given the stellar startup careers of non-college graduates like Zuckerberg, Ellison, Disney, Gates, Jobs, Branson and Dell , the answer to this question might surprise you.

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Tom Brokaw Tells College Students Gun Ownership Leads to Terrorism

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00am

Mr. Brokaw made his ridiculous remarks in a commencement speech at the University of Mississippi.

Townhall reports.

Tom Brokaw Tells College Students Owning Firearms Leads to Terrorism

It’s graduation season and thanks to universities’ overwhelmingly tendency to choose liberal speakers over conservatives, college students are being fed a bunch of nonsense right before they...

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College Graduates Have A Broken Bargain

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 9:30am

The result is lower-quality jobs and lower pay for college graduates.

The New York Times reports.

The Broken Bargain With College Graduates

In his recent commencement address at Rutgers University, President Obama focused on the noneconomic reasons for going to college. The skills gained in college, he said, are tools to help “make the...

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College Cancels ‘Men in Literature’ Course for Being Too Focused on Men

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:00am

Funny how women’s studies programs are never affected by this problem.

The College Fix reports.

College cancels ‘Men in Literature’ course, says it’s too focused on men

A “Men in Literature” course taught successfully for eight years at Springfield College has now been canceled after campus officials complained the class was too focused on men.

The popular humanities department-approved course was taught by Dr. Dennis Gouws. Campus...

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Asian-American Group to File Discrimination Complaint Against Ivy League Colleges

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 6:30pm

It also points out that Asian-American enrollment has declined as the number of college-aged Asian-Americans more than doubling.

The College Fix reports.

Asian-American group to file discrimination complaint against Yale, Brown, and Dartmouth

A group called the Asian American Coalition for Education plans to file an official complaint tomorrow with the federal Department of...

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Elizabeth Warren Tells Suffolk Grads to Take Unexpected Opportunities

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

You know, like falsely claiming to be a minority in order to advance your career.

Mass Live reports.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells Suffolk University graduates to get ready for the unexpected

.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren encouraged graduates of Suffolk University’s College of Arts & Sciences to find opportunities along life’s many winding roads,...

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Boston College Janitor Sends 5 Kids There For Free

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 3:30pm

Over the past two decades, Fred has taken Boston College for nearly $700,000 worth of free tuition.

WNCN reports.

Clean sweep: Janitor sends 5 kids to private college for free

BOSTON (CBS News) – Boston College is one of the most prestigious private universities in the country. And although there is certainly money in...

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College Students Borrow Less When They Know What Their Future Debt Will Cost

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

Some states are now letting students know how much they’ve borrowed with reminder letters and it’s working wonders.

Pew Charitable Trusts reports.

What Happens When You Warn Students About Their Loan Debt?

What if lowering student debt was as easy as sending students a letter?

Indiana University officials say borrowing by undergraduates at the school...

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American Colleges Encourage Students To Report Bias

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:30pm

Students have also asked administrators to regulate speech in other ways.

Minding The Campus reports.

Watch Out For The Campus Bias Team

Some 100 American colleges encourage their students to report offensive occurrences of non-criminal bias on campus.

Writing in The Washington Post, Catherine Rampell tells us that the University of Oregon’s “bias report team”...

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School Exam Claims Income Distribution One of the Main Functions of Government

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:00am

This is partly true, at least when progressives are in charge.

Campus Reform reports.

Exam claims ‘income redistribution’ among ‘main functions of government’

The role of government is to redistribute wealth, according to a course at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

A test, administered on April 29 in Professor John Traxler’s Healthcare Economics class, told...

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How Diverse Is Dartmouth?

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:30am

How sad that magazines don’t rank schools on their number of top scholars or what percentage of courses are taught by tenured faculty.

The Dartmouth Review reports.

Just How Diverse Are We?

An alert reader pointed me to a piece from late last year in Mother Jones about diversity in college faculties as measured...

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Feds Order Colleges to Stop Criminal Background Checks Claiming it’s Discrimination

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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:00am

Just another example of the strange priorities of the Obama administration.

From our sister site Legal Insurrection.

Feds Order Colleges to Stop Checking Applicants’ Criminal / Disciplinary History

In 2015, 

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Millennial Men Say Trump Saved Their Lives

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 5:00pm

These men say that Trump has inspired them to MYGA (Make Yourself Great Again).

Red Alert Politics reports.

Millennial men credit Trump with saving their lives

Trump bros often joke that the billionaire is their “lord and savior,” but some really do mean it.

Politico reported on Friday that some millennial men who have been...

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Harvard Crimson Exempted From School’s New Single Gender Club Policy

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:30pm

The policy stinks but if it is enforced, shouldn’t everyone have to live with it?

The FIRE blog reports.

Special Treatment? Harvard Exempts ‘The Harvard Crimson’ from Single-Gender Club Policy

Harvard University has exempted the school’s daily student newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, from its new policy banning members of unrecognized single-gender social organizations from...

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Students Are Paying To Work

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2:00pm

One student will not be paid. He is paying $3,100.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

When students pay tuition to work unpaid internships

During his summer internship with a New Jersey congressman, Matthew Schaller will work eight hours a day, three days a week.

He will not be p...

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Chair for the Study of Atheism Established at University of Miami

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 12:30pm

Why do you need to study something based on non-belief?

The New York Times reports.

University of Miami Establishes Chair for Study of Atheism

With an increasing number of Americans leaving religion behind, the University of Miami received a donation in late April from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the...

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Transitioning From College To A Career

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 11:00am

So how can college students better prepare themselves for the job market following graduation?

The Business Journals reports.

​4 tips for transitioning from college to career

Since job seekers can apply to a job with just the click of a button, job searching has become increasingly competitive. And it’s especially challenging for college students...

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University of Tennessee Closes Diversity Office

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 9:30am

The closure is only temporary and stems from controversy over the school’s recent sex week.

NBC News reports.

University of Tennessee Shuts Diversity Office After Sex Week, Gender Controversy

The University of Tennessee has been forced to temporarily shut its diversity office after it lost state funding for encouraging the use of gender-neutral pronouns...

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Scholars Try To Save The Liberal Arts

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 8:00am

Will they succeed?

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Scholars consider how to save the liberal arts

CHICAGO — It’s a familiar question: Do the liberal arts need saving? The answer here Thursday at a conference on the topic — yes — was familiar, too. But keynote speakers at the opening of the conference at the...

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Things Get Messy At Harvard

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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

So, what’s happened since Harvard announced its illiberal plan?

FIRE reports.

A Messy End to the Semester: Harvard, Blacklisting, and Curtailing Student Rights

Earlier this month, Harvard University announced that students who are members of independent, single-sex organizations off campus will be ineligible for Rhodes and Marshall scholarship recommendations from the dean. The university...

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Student Protesters at UC Irvine Disrupt Pro-Israel Event

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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 3:30pm

Shouting down speakers is a common practice among anti-Israel activists on college campuses.

The College Fix reports.

Student protesters disrupt pro-Israel event — exit paths blocked, people ‘feared for their safety’

A pro-Israel movie screening at UC Irvine on Wednesday night prompted a massive protest by Students for Justice in Palestine, who blocked the...

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Skills College Grads Need To Be Hired

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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

There’s a few surprising skills that you have whiffed.

Business Insider reports.

3 skills college grads still need to learn to impress hiring managers

Dear college grads, the good news is that new research suggests you are reasonably well prepared with the skills you need to land a great job and be successful in...

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