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BLM Activists at Cornell Claim Climate Change is Racist

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 8:00am

When you get down to it, is there anything that isn’t racist?

National Review reports.

Black Lives Matter at Cornell: Climate Change Is Racist

The co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement gave a speech at Cornell University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture earlier this month, where they taught students important lessons...

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Many High School Students Not Heading To College

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 6:30pm

Heading to a career instead.

The Times Herald reports.

Not all high school students rushing for college

Dan Ferqueron, a representative for Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, is someone likely to turn up at a career expo rather than a college rush.

But there he was at Port Huron High School’s media center Thursday morning,...

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Mizzou Prof Melissa Click Had Confrontation With Police Last Fall

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

This woman somehow still has a job at the University of Missouri.

Our sister site, Legal Insurrection reported.

Video: Mizzou Red-Headed Social Justice Warrior Prof. in police confrontation

You remember Mizzou Prof. Melissa Click, don’t you?

She’s the world’s most famous red-headed social warrior professor who gained internet f...

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Cal State Leaders Visit Churches to do Outreach

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 3:30pm

They want to encourage more to attend college.

The Sun reports.

Cal State leaders visit churches to encourage college attendance

SAN BERNARDINO >> You are college material, so start preparing.

That was the message Cal State San Bernardino President Tomas Morales delivered to congregants at Cathedral of Praise International Ministries, and other Cal State University...

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Purdue Staffer Who Said Pro-Life Students Should be Raped Resigns

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

This is a follow-up to a story we brought you last week. At least this guy did the right thing by stepping down.

JConline reports.

Purdue staffer quits amid storm over rape comments

With Purdue University officials demanding an apology and hours be...

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Even Grover Cleveland Wasn’t Sure if College is Worth It

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 12:30pm

Even in 1900.

Time Money reports.

Is College Worth It? How One U.S. President Tried to Settle the Question

Whether a college education is worth the money, time, and effort is a subject of hot debate these days. But the question is hardly a new one. In fact, it has flared up repeatedly throughout...

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Wife of Bernie Sanders Left Burlington College in Debt

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:00am

Bernie Sanders’ wife led Burlington College for seven years and according to this report from Politico, she didn’t do a very good job.

What happened at Sanders U.

When Jane Sanders was in charge of a small private college in Vermont for seven years, it sank deep into debt while trying to expand...

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College Now Is A Lot Like Cable TV Packages

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9:30am

You’re paying for things that you will never ever use.

The Washington Post reports.

College is the new cable bundle. Do students deserve a ‘Netflix’?

College has a lot in common with your cable TV package, according to Michael Horn, a principal consultant at innovation agency Entangled Solutions. As schools plow money into new...

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Students Told to Report ‘Incidents of Discomfort’ to Campus Police

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 8:00am

What do the students do next, retreat to a safe space?

The College Fix reports.

University tells students to report ‘incidents of discomfort’ to campus police

The University of Portland has launched a “Speak Up” webpage that encourages students to report “incidents of discomfort” to its Public Safety department.

“We ask members of our community...

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White Journalists Not Allowed at Mizzou Black Student Meeting

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 6:30pm

Sounds racist to do that.

The College Fix reports.

At ‘students of color’-only Mizzou activism meeting, white journalists kicked out

A “Concerned Town Hall” meeting advertised to “black students and students of color” at the University of Missouri on Wednesday turned out to be less-than-inclusive to white reporters attempting to cover the event.

The gathering...

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Video Project Featuring Actors With Guns Shuts Down Campus at Arkansas State

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

The video makers apparently didn’t tell enough people about the project.

FOX News reported.

Student video project triggers university lockdown after guns spotted

Arkansas State University students working on a video project sparked reports of armed men near the student union on Sunday, leading to a lockdown of about an hour at ASU’s...

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Indiana University Alumnus Wants to Put Kindergartners Through College

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 3:30pm

All they have to do is draw a picture or write an essay each year about what going to college will mean for them and their families.

Fox 59 reports.

Indiana University alumnus pledges $1 million to put these kindergartners through college

NEW YORK (February 13, 2016) — Two mothers ran to hug and...

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Summer Reading Lists Pave Way for Social Justice Agenda

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

You have to get students ready for their progressive college experience.

Breitbart reports.

Shallow Pre-College Reading Assignments Pave Way for Social Justice Agenda

More than 350 colleges assigned a book to their freshmen last summer. That is, each college picked one book as a common reading. That book was sent on a large mission....

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ACT Scores on Essay Section Unusually Low

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 12:30pm

There is a controversy.

The Washington Post reports.

ACT essay scores are inexplicably low, causing uproar among college-bound students

Many students are in an uproar over a change to the ACT that has yielded what they call inexplicably low scores on the essay section of the nation’s most widely used college admission test.

Controversy erupted...

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Holy Cross Launches Digital Transgender Archive

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 11:00am

Gender Studies majors across the country would undoubtedly approve.

The Boston Globe reports.

Digital transgender archive launches at Holy Cross

A digital transgender archive was launched Thursday at the College of The Holy Cross, a compendium of historic documents, oral-history transcripts, photographs, and newsletters from years past. Organizers believe it is the first time...

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Delta College Student Gets Jail Time for Yik Yak Threat

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 9:30am

He was arrested about nine hours after the message was posted.

Michigan Live reports.

College student to get jail time for Yik Yak threat on SVSU campus

SAGINAW, MI — The Delta College student who posted a threatening message on a social media app will avoid prison time, but still faces the prospect of...

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Do College Admissions Need an Overhaul?

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Posted by    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 8:00am

Jonathan Cole of the Atlantic suggests the current system ends up overlooking some qualified students.

Why Elite-College Admissions Need an Overhaul

March madness is almost here. No, I’m not referring to the college-basketball playoffs; I’m alluding to the anxious waiting of young people and their families of word about their fate from the...

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Lawmakers Want Details on Billion-Dollar College Endowments

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Posted by    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

The chairman of two congressional committees this week sought the information from 56 private institutions.

The Boston Globe reports.

Lawmakers ask colleges for details on billion-dollar endowments

Federal lawmakers are asking the nation’s richest colleges and universities for more details about their billion-dollar endowments, questioning whether the institutions’ stockpiling of wealth fits with their...

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University of Missouri Considers Legality of Union for Grad Students

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Posted by    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 3:30pm

Why do grad students need to organize a union other than to flex political muscle?

The Kansas City Star reports.

University of Missouri considering legality of student union

The University of Missouri is looking into whether a graduate student employee union at the university would be legal, interim President Mike Middleton said.

“We believe that...

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Louisiana College Football in Danger Due to Budget

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Posted by    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 2:00pm

The governor stated that LSU’s main campus would run out of money by April 30.

CBS Sports reports.

Louisiana governor: College football in jeopardy in midst of budget crisis

Louisiana is in the midst of a budget crisis that has the state projected to run its deficit from $940 million as it stands currently,...

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College Students Taught America Created ISIS

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Posted by    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 12:30pm

More left-wing indoctrination in higher education.

The College Fix reports.

College students taught America created ISIS, war on terror worse than 9/11

ISIS was borne out of President George Bush’s decision to send troops to the Middle East after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, and in actuality the war on terror has caused...

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Mount St. Mary’s University Reinstates Professors Who Were Fired

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Posted by    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 11:00am

“This is hard for you because you think of the students as cuddly bunnies, but you can’t. You just have to drown the bunnies … put a Glock to their heads.”

FIRE reports.

BREAKING: Fired Mount St. Mary’s University Professors Reinstated

Mount St. Mary’s University (MSMU) President Simon Newman announced at a faculty meeting...

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