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Penn Students Crash University President’s Party, President Joins in their “Die-In”

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 9:30am

What would you do to get a bunch of angry college kids to leave after they crashed a party at your house?

Dave Huber at The College Fix has the story:

Penn president joins students in Ferguson protest

University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann ended up joining student protesters in a “die-in” yesterday after they...

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New DOJ Data Suggests College Students Are Less Likely to be Assaulted

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8:00am

You would never know this if you only paid attention to all the hyperventilating about “rape culture” on campus.

From The Federalist.

New DOJ Data On Sexual Assaults: College Students Are Actually Less Likely To Be Victimized

A new report on sexual assault released today by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officially puts...

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Authors of Sexual Assault Study: “We don’t think one in five is a nationally representative statistic.”

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:30pm

But see, people are only willing to listen to statisticians when the statistics support their conclusions.

Greg Piper at the College Fix has the story:

Sexual-assault study authors disavow how their work is portrayed by activists

One of the more noteworthy parts of Emily Yoffe’s thorough analysis in Slate of the campus response to sexual-assault...

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Bowdoin College Students in Trouble for Dressing as Native Americans for Thanksgiving

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

The students are part of the school’s Lacrosse team. Isn’t Lacrosse based on a Native American sport?

CBS 13 WGME reported.

Bowdoin College to discipline student athletes for dressing in Native American costumes

Fourteen student-athletes at Bowdoin College are facing disciplinary action after they dressed up as Native Americans for a Thanksgiving party.

Tim Foster,...

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University Of Iowa Students Claim Campus KKK Artwork Gives Them Nightmares

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 3:30pm

I know one professor who is probably going to be attending a diversity training program soon!

The activism sparked by an art display depicting a Ku Klux Klan robe should be a catalyst to make the University of Iowa more welcoming to minorities, students and employees said Tuesday. Many blacks and other...

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MIT Prof Fired For Sexually Harassing Student

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 2:00pm

The professor retired in 2009 and was teaching online courses.

Blake Neff of the Daily Caller reported.

MIT Professor Fired For Sexually Harassing Student

The lectures of one of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) most popular professors have started disappearing from the Internet after the university found that he was using the school’s...

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U. Missouri’s newest rule forbids employees from nicotine use – at home

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 12:30pm

The privacy rights of the employees at one university campus have just been “smoked”.

University of Missouri Health System is rolling out a new “nicotine-free hiring policy” that forbids new employees from using nicotine – on or off the clock.

Come Jan. 1, the system will no longer hire people who use any...

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Now Berkeley Students Want Exam Delays Due to Ferguson Protests

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 11:00am

This is what happens when college students think activism is more important than their education.

NBC Washington reports.

Students Want Exam Delays Amid Brown, Garner Cases

Minority students at three prestigious law schools want to delay final exams because they’ve been busy protesting grand jury decisions in...

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Harvard Law School Refuses to Reschedule Exams for “Traumatized” Students

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 9:30am

It took a Harvard lawyer to finally cut through all this BS.

Greg Piper at The College Fix reports:

Harvard law dean blows off ‘traumatized’ students who demand postponed exams

Harvard law students who are too “traumatized” to take their final exams on time aren’t getting full sympathy from the dean of students, the ...

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Harvard Prof Throws a Fit After Being Overcharged $4 at Chinese Restaurant

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 8:00am

Harvard Business School must not pay very much. I can’t understand why else this professor would get so angry over a four dollar mistake.

Hilary Sargent of Boston.com reported.

Ben Edelman, Harvard Business School Professor, Goes to War Over $4 Worth of Chinese Food

Ben Edelman is an associate professor at Harvard Business School,...

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UCLA Student: Diversity Doesn’t Add Up to Success

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6:30pm

University of California – Los Angeles student Josh Hedtke reviews the calculations behind diversity success, and determines the claims being made don’t add up.

A widely touted study claiming diversity is a better attribute than ability in spurring productivity and problem solving – claims used to push diversity classes as gradu...

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Accrediting Agency Places Norfolk State University on Probation

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 5:00pm

File this story under higher ed bubble.

Corinne Reilly of the Virginian-Pilot reported.

Norfolk State University placed on probation

Norfolk State University has been placed on probation by its accrediting agency, a downgrade from the warning status the campus was given a year ago.

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or SACS, publicly announced...

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Smith College President Apologizes for Saying “All Lives Matter” Instead of “Black Lives Matter”

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 3:30pm

Even the subject line in an email can get today’s students all in a tizzy.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix reports:

College president apologizes for saying ‘All Lives Matter’

Smith College President Kathleen McCartney has apologized for using the term “All Lives Matter” as the subject line in a campuswide email she sent...

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UVA Refuses to Reinstate Fraternity Activities

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

In light of everything that’s come out in the last week, you would think the administration would apologize to all the fraternities on campus.

Larry O’Dell of the Associated Press reported.

UVa won’t reinstate fraternity activities

The University of Virginia refused to reinstate Greek activities that were suspended...

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Missing Ohio State football player found dead in dumpster

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 12:30pm

We recently noted that a senior football player at Ohio State University had been reported missing by his family.

Sadly, he has been found dead.

Kosta Karageorge, a fifth-year senior, had missed pr...

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Harvard Law Students Can’t Handle Final Exams Because of Ferguson and Garner

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:00am

These students simply shouldn’t become lawyers. If they can’t handle this, how are they going to defend or prosecute someone accused of a crime like murder?

Charles C.W. Cooke of National Review addressed this yesterday.

Social Injustice Ate My Homework

If there were a First Rule of our present penchant for victimhood, it would...

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After Rolling Stone Retraction, More Campus Rape Stories Fall Apart Under Scrutiny

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:30am

Have we finally reached the point where we can think critically about this “rape epidemic”?

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

More campus rapes questioned, scrutinized – fall apart

The crumbling of the Rolling Stone University of Virginia rape story isn’t the only sexual assault claim taking hits.

On Monday, “Barry the Republican”...

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South Texas College Prof Compares Tea Party to Nazis

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 8:00am

The professor asked students not to share his remarks but they were already captured on video.

Oops!

Jason Howerton of The Blaze reported.

Prof. Tells Students Not to ‘Tell Anybody’ About His Vexed Tea Party ‘Analogy’ — He Didn’t Know It Was Already Caught on Video

A psychology professor at South Texas College in Weslaco,...

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California Women’s College Now Admitting Transgendered Women

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6:30pm

A California women’s college is now admitting men…as long as they have been surgically altered and now identify as women.

And it seems to be part of the latest trend in college admission’s policies.

Scripps College in California has become the latest women’s college to make changes to their admissions policy, specifically regarding...

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Graduate Teaching Fellows on Strike at University of Oregon

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:00pm

The school could always just fire them. There’s no shortage of grad students in America.

Oregon Live reported.

Strike continues as finals begin at University of Oregon

Graduate teaching fellows remain on strike today, as finals weeks begins University of Oregon in Eugene.

The 1,500 teaching assistants represented by the Gr...

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University of New Mexico Latest Target of DOJ Sex Assault Probe

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 3:30pm

Who knew American campuses were the epicenter of sex crimes?

The University of New Mexico is the latest institution targeted by the Department of Justice.

The University of New Mexico (UNM) is under federal investigation from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for their sexual assault practices and policies.

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Donor Rescinds $4.5 Million Gift to U. Illinois Over Former Terrorist Prof

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 2:00pm

Professor James Kilgore is a former member of the Symbionese Liberation Army. He was ousted at the University of Illinois but there’s a growing movement to bring him back. That news has caused a donor to withhold a major gift to the school.

Maggie Lit of Campus Reform reported.

Donor withholds $4.5 million...

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