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Newest Victims on Campus Are LGBT Physicists

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Posted by    Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 11:00am

In the future, everyone will be a victim for 15 minutes.

Colleen Flaherty reports at Inside Higher Ed.

Climate Concerns Among LGBT Physicists

Physics is often characterized as having a tough climate for women, of whom there are still relatively few working in the field (even compared to the other sciences). But the American...

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Cornell Republicans Share Thoughts on Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 9:30am

They are very much against his candidacy.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

Cornell Republicans Concerned by Trump’s Rise

Members of Cornell Republicans voiced concern with Donald Trump’s recent primary victories and overwhelming public support, echoing the consternation of many Republican leaders around the country.

Jake Zhu ’18, first vice chair of Cornell Republicans, said he...

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Sumo Wrestling Game at UC Davis is Called Anti-Asian

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Posted by    Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 8:00am

The game was also accused of promoting fat-shaming.

Campus Reform reported.

UC Davis students ‘heavily traumatized’ by ‘anti-Asian,’ ‘fat-shaming’ sumo wrestler game

The student government at the University of California-Davis (UC Davis) quickly saved face after its constituents scorned the governing body for renting out a pair of sumo suits for an annual campus...

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Federal Money At Risk When for-Profit Colleges Fail

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 6:30pm

If they can’t get jobs, they will likely default on their student loans.

ABC News reports.

Why Failure of for-Profit College Risks Federal Money

When for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. nearly failed in the summer of 2014, government dollars were on the line along with tens of thousands of students’ educations.

Here’s how the Education Department...

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Iowa State is Building a Diversity and Equality Team

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

This doesn’t sound Orwellian at all, does it?

The Gazette reports.

Iowa State University building equality, diversity team

Iowa State University will debut a new equal opportunity director next month, marking its second administrative hire under the diversity and inclusion umbrella since fall.

Margo Foreman, associate director of the Office of Equal Opportunity at Indiana...

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Some International Students Can Stay Longer With Extended Work Program

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 3:30pm

The new rule published today will lengthen the extension from 17 to 24 months.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

U.S. Extends Work Program for Some International Students

A new rule scheduled to be published today in the Federal Register will extend the postgraduation work authorization period for international students studying STEM fields in the U.S....

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Baby is Born And Then Dies in University of Illinois Dorm Room

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

A sad story. The situation is now being investigated by law enforcement.

NBC News Chicago reports.

Baby Born, Dies in University of Illinois Dorm Room

University of Illinois police say they are investigating the birth and death of a baby in a campus dormitory.

Police s...

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Harvard’s All-Male Final Clubs Under Attack

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 12:30pm

The task force on sexual assault prevention calls on administrators to overhaul the groups’ practices.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

Sexual Assault Report Lambasts Final Clubs

Last fall, the Fox Club’s undergraduate leaders, fearing looming administrative sanctions if they remained all-male, admitted women to the club. In a letter defending their decision to the Fox’s...

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Right Handed People Are The New Privileged Group on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 11:00am

The left comes up with this stuff faster than average people can make fun of it.

Campus Reform reported.

New Orleans student gov. leader says ‘right-handed people’ need to check their privilege

A University of New Orleans student government executive argues that aside from white males, college students, U.S. citizens, and even right-handers need...

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Third Plaintiff May Withdraw From Trump University Lawsuit

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 9:30am

Makaeff spent a total of $60,000 on Trump University fees.

Fortune reports.

Why This Woman Wants Out of the Trump University Lawsuit

One of the principal plaintiffs in the Trump University lawsuit wants to retreat.

Tarla Makaeff filed the lawsuit in 2010 claiming that Trump University defrauded students and made false promises. Now she says...

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Wheaton College Imposes Diversity Requirements

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 8:00am

Leftist policies are so great they have to be required.

The College Fix reports.

Evangelical college imposes diversity requirements as controversial black professor leaves

Wheaton College’s provost of 20 years is stepping down after a contentious few months in which a theological dispute with a black professor has brought to light debates on how...

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Gender Can Give You a College Admissions Advantage

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 6:30pm

The perfect example is at MIT.

The Washington Post reports.

At some colleges, your gender — man or woman — might give you an admissions edge

Far more men than women apply to enter the Massachusetts Institute of Technology every year. The imbalance produces a perennial gender gap: MIT’s admission rate for women is...

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Prof in UK Suspended for Appearing in Porn With College Girls

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

This man is 61 years old which adds a rather grotesque dimension to the story.

The Daily Caller reports.

61-Year-Old Professor Faces Suspension For Starring In HARDCORE PORN With College-Aged Women

A 61-year-old chemical engineering professor has reportedly been suspended from his job for appearing in a series of porn films with women roughly...

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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.

Here’s more information:

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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