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Amherst’s Plan For Low-Income Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 3:30pm

Amherst College’s president talks about adding more community college transfers after receiving an award for supporting low-income students.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Amherst president discusses college’s welcoming environment for low-income students

At a time when many highly selective colleges are looking for ways to enroll more low-income students, Amherst College President Carolyn (Biddy) Martin...

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Black Lives Matter Supporters Vandalized Police Display at Dartmouth

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

We reported on this yesterday. Supporters of Black Lives Matter were in fact the ones who altered the police display at Dartmouth.

The FOX Business Network reports.

 
 
 
 

Do We Need An Academic Bill of Rights?

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:30pm

The First Amendment, as interpreted by the courts, simply does not protect academic freedom to the extent that many faculty believe it does.

FIRE reports.

Study: Faculty Should Mobilize for an Academic Bill of Rights

A recent study by Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, details...

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Cornell Student Accused of Rape Claims Due Process Violations

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:00am

The student is now launching a lawsuit against the school.

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Student Accused of Rape Sues University Claiming Due Process Violations

Suspended Cornell student Wofgang Ballinger is suing Cornell claiming numerous violations of his due process rights and to prevent the University from mak...

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U. Chicago Students Ignore Activists To Keep Dining Services They Like

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 9:30am

A 24-hour hunger strike failed to convince them.

The College Fix reports.

UChicago students vote to ignore food-justice activists, keep dining services they like

University of Chicago student government representatives are more worried about a food fight with their constituents than the societal problem of mass incarceration.

The General Assembly voted down a resolution to...

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Presentation at Towson University Claims White People Are a Plague

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 8:00am

Higher education is no place for racist rants, unless they’re directed at white people apparently.

The DC Clothesline reports.

Towson University hosts presentation: ‘white people are a plague’

In Obama’s America, it is open season on whites.

White Americans now seem to have a “Kick Me” sign on their b...

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Fat Activist Lectures College Students On ‘Thin Privilege’

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 6:30pm

To mark “International No Diet Day,” the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health invited a “fat activist”.

Fox News reports.

‘Fat activist’ lectures college kids on ‘thin privilege’

A self-proclaimed “fat activist” gave college kids in Minnesota yet another issue to angrily protest: Thin privilege.

To mark “International No Diet Day,” the University of...

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Pro-Police Display Vandalized at Dartmouth

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 5:00pm

Supporters of Black Lives Matter are suspected as the vandals.

Campus Reform reported.

‘Blue Lives Matter’ display vandalized by BLM supporters at Dartmouth

Preceding Weeks

The Dartmouth College Republicans undertook a three week process to gain proper approval for the use of a bulletin board in Collis, Dartmouth’s student center. The...

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#FightFor15 Hurts The Young

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 3:30pm

Unskilled workers, the young, and industries with low-wage jobs are harmed the most by wage increases.

Red Alert Politics reports.

#FightFor15 ignores 100 years of economic evidence on the minimum wage

The shockwaves that hit after minimum wage increases across the country could be brutal. Recent studies on the minimum...

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Prager University – What ISIS Wants

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, Tom Joscelyn of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies explains the backstory of ISIS and outlines their ultimate goals.

Watch below.

Here’s more information:

ISIS has conquered territory across the Middle East and northern Africa. It has terrorized...

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Ways Millennials Can Be Safe From Hackers

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:30pm

The short answer is, by being smart.

Red Alert Politics reports.

How millennials can guard against hackers

Angelo Sotiro, founder of the millennial-charged social platform DeviantArt, has insightfully said, “To be successful online, you have to be nimble and evolve where the opportunities are.” For a generation of young adults who overwhelmingly depend on...

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Kansas University Senate Forms Free Speech Committee

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Hopefully, this new committee will devote itself to protecting free expression on campus.

Lawrence Journal World reports.

Spurred by events of past year, KU’s University Senate forms free speech committee

Over the past year, Kansas University faculty, students and staff have had countless conversations about sensitive and controversial things; racial discrimination and guns on...

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Princeton Prof Calls Transgenderism a Superstition

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 9:30am

This is going to drive campus social justice warriors insane.

Breitbart reports.

Princeton Prof: Transgenderism Not Scientific, ‘Superstitious Belief’

A noted Princeton University professor has attacked the very notion of transgenderism, saying that the belief “that a woman can be trapped inside a man’s body” is ludicrous and superstitious, with no basis in...

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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.

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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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