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Harvard Corporation Says It Will Drop Law School Shield

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 3:30pm

The shield is modeled on the coat of arms of the family of Isaac Royall, whose bequest endowed the first professorship of law at Harvard.

Harvard Law Today reports.

Harvard Corporation agrees to retire HLS shield

The Harvard Corporation has approved the recommendation of the Harvard Law School Shield Committee to retire the HLS...

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Prager University – Is Government Ever Big Enough?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, William Voegeli of the Claremont Review points out that government never gets smaller, even when it fails to fix problems.

Take a look.

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Can the government ever be too big? How much spending is enough spending? And if there can be too much spending,...

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Total Educational Experience is an App That Could Change Your Life

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 12:30pm

It’s highly personalized for my learning needs and preferences.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

The College App That Changed My Life

Technology was never a big part of my life.

Yes, I had a computer at home, and a Windows tablet for schoolwork. But I was never caught up with the latest apps or social media...

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Student Group in Wisconsin Protests ‘Oppressive’ Standardized Tests

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 11:00am

Standardized testing is apparently oppressive now. What are these students going to do when they’re confronted with reality in the real world?

Campus Reform reports.

‘BlackOut’ student protesters demand end to ‘oppressive’ standardized testing

Protesters interrupted the University of Wisconsin system’s Board of Regents meeting for a third time last week, demanding the end...

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Were Trump University Students Pressured To Write Good Reviews?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 9:30am

Trump claims that his university has a 98% approval rating from pupils.

Fortune reports.

Trump University Students Say They Were Pressured Into Writing Good Reviews

One of Donald Trump’s main arguments about the legitimacy of Trump University is being seriously challenged.

Former students of the Republican presidential candidate’s school say they were pressured into giving...

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College Students Now Demanding Safe Spaces from Border Patrol Agents

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8:00am

The reason college students are focused on the border patrol is because they go to campuses to offer students jobs.

The horror!

The College Fix reports.

College students demand safe spaces from border patrol agents

‘Blatant disregard to undocumented students’ safety and well-being …’

A new crusade has emerged among college students who insist on insulation...

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Poverty Levels Are Increasing In College Towns

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 6:30pm

Poverty rates may look worse than they really are in small college towns because of the number of students living off-campus.

The Virginian-Pilot reports.

College towns stricken with poverty? Not exactly.

It’s not the low-wage blacksmiths and brickmakers in Colonial Williamsburg who are driving up the city’s poverty levels. It’s the College of William...

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Higher Education at Risk of Falling Apart in Illinois

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

The budget crisis in Illinois is out of control and threatens the future of higher ed in the state.

Reboot Illinois reports.

Budget Crisis “On The Verge Of Dismantling” Illinois Higher Education System

University presidents and other Illinois higher education officials on Thursday told lawmakers they must decide what they want from the state’s...

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Beauty Masks Ignite Racial Tension at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 3:30pm

One student activist labeled the incident “Bloody Sunday”.

The College Fix reports.

Beauty mask mistaken for blackface at Wisconsin univ. ignites racial tensions, free speech debate

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has been enmeshed in controversy over the last few weeks in the wake of its chancellor mistaking a photo of two white students donning...

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The Hits Keep Coming For Mizzou

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 2:00pm

A recent editorial from Investors’ Business Daily explains what’s happening at the University of Missouri.

A Message For Higher Ed From Mizzou’s 1,500 Missing Students

Education Bubble: The University of Missouri reported a near-25% drop in student enrollment following its unrest. This is the result of political correctness run amok, weak university leadership...

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Free Speech Under Attack Across Universities and Trump Rallies

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 12:30pm

This is the left to its very core: a violent mob that will shutdown anyone who disagrees with their myths, slogans, or ideas about phantom racism.

Red Alert Politics reports.

From college campuses to Trump rallies: Liberals hate free speech

Leftist group MoveOn.Org sent students, Black Lives Matter activists, and their own members to...

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University to Spend $400K Studying Academic Performance of Stoned Students

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 11:00am

This seems like an awfully expensive study. Don’t we already know the outcome?

The Daily Caller reports.

Public University Will Spend $402,249 Studying Academic Performance Of STONED COLLEGE STUDENTS

A trio of researchers at the taxpayer-funded University of Northern Colorado will spend $402,249 on a study investigating how heavy marijuana use by college students...

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College Activists Are Now Demanding Free Tampons

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 9:30am

Some institutions are starting to listen.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Students are demanding that colleges provide tampons and other menstruation products at no cost

Student activists at the University of Arizona issued a list of demands on Tuesday that included urging the university to provide free tampons and menstrual pads on campus.

The demand was...

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Students at Cal Poly Vote to Oppose Oil Trains

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Posted by    Monday, March 14, 2016 at 8:00am

When Climate Change is your religion, anything associated with oil is bad.

Campus Reform reports.

Cal Poly students vote to oppose oil trains

The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors last month voted to pass a resolution to voice their opposition to the Phillips...

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Gustavus College Sexual Assault Penalty Is 500-Word Essay

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

Gustavus College declined to discuss the case or confirm Cobbs’ account.

USA Today reports.

500-word essay assigned as punishment for sexual assault at Gustavus College

A student found responsible for sexual assault by Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., got off with not much more than a typical homework assignment — a 500-word...

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University of Washington Spends Thousands of Tax Dollars on Snuggies

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 3:30pm

What a responsible way to handle hard earned tax dollars.

The Daily Caller reports.

University Of Washington Blows Thousands Of Taxpayer Dollars On Custom Snuggies

Employees at the University of Washington (UW) blew thousands of dollars in taxpayer funds intended to foster scientific research on purchases such as deluxe Snuggies and tableware, a recent...

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University of Texas Campus Police Manual Raises Fairness Concerns

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

Parts of this blueprint raise serious concerns about exactly what the role of campus police will look like at UT institutions.

FIRE reports.

University of Texas ‘Blueprint’ for Campus Police Raises Fairness Concerns

As Inside Higher Ed reported last week, the University of Texas System has come out with a manual aimed at training...

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Chapel Vandalized at Northwestern University

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 12:30pm

What kind of person vandalizes a holy place?

WGN News reported.

Vandals strike at Northwestern University’s Alice Millar Chapel

Northwestern University officials are investigating offensive graffiti that was spray painted in Alice Millar Chapel.

The incident reportedly happened sometime Thursday night. The graffiti was spray-painted on walls,...

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Former Syracuse University Student Stole 22 Computers

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 11:00am

The charges against Gandhi include burglary and grand larceny.

ABC News reports.

Police: Former Student Stole 22 Computers From College Lab

Authorities say a former Syracuse University student has been charged with stealing nearly two dozen computers from a campus lab.

The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (bit.ly/1QM9p9M) that city police say 31-year-old Dhawal Gandhi was...

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Harvard Sexual-Assault Task Force Recommends Eradication of Male-Only Clubs

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 9:30am

The war on men continues unabated.

The College Fix reports.

Harvard sexual-assault task force recommends nonstop training, eradication of male-only clubs

A Harvard University task force released its final report on sexual-assault prevention, and without hesitation, President Drew Faust approved its recommendations in an email to the campus.

Many will closely scrutinize what students do...

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Cornell Student Assembly Proposes New Asian Studies Major

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Posted by    Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 8:00am

Cornell currently has an Asian American studies minor.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

Student Assembly Proposes Introduction of New Major, First Generation Representative

The Student Assembly passed two resolutions aiming to augment diversity on campus at its meeting Wednesday afternoon.

The assembly passed a resolution supporting the creation of an Asian American studies major 19-1-1,...

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Guns Could Be Legalized on Georgia College Campuses

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Posted by    Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 5:00pm

It could be law by the end of the month.

WJBF reports.

Bill Could Legalize Guns On Georgia College Campuses

Savannah, GA– A bill that would legalize guns on Georgia’s college campuses could be come law by the end of this month.

The legislation would allow anyone 21 or older with a weapons license to...

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