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New Jersey High School Football Players Accused of Sexual Assault in Hazing Case

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Posted by    Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 11:00am

I never understood this erotic/sexual assault type of hazing. What’s the joy in joining a group if the only way to get in is to submit oneself to humiliating and depraving acts?

Sean Carlin reports for the Associated Press:

7 charged in high school football hazing case

Seven students were charged with sex crimes...

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Students at Ohio U. Encouraged to March Naked to Protest ‘Rape Culture’

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Posted by    Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 9:30am

This sounds like a logical and well thought out plan.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reported.

March naked to protest ‘rape culture,’ Ohio University students encouraged

Telling women they should feel free to wear revealing clothing in dangerous places is out. Public nudity to protest “rape culture” is in.

Ohio University’s F*ckRapeCulture group was scheduled...

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Sorority Members Fess Up to Trashing Student Newspaper

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Posted by    Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 8:00am

I wonder what they thought they were going to achieve by trashing the newspapers.

Greg Piper of The CollegeFix has the story:

LATEST REASON TO THROW AWAY STUDENT NEWSPAPERS: GREEK LIFE EMBARRASSMENT

Apparently unfamiliar with Justice Louis Brandeis’s famous quote that the best response to speech you hate is “more speech, not enforced silence,”...

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MBAs Turning Away from Finance In Favor of Consulting and Tech

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Posted by    Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

Even at my undergrad business school there is a lot more interest in consulting than in investment banking. The Economist article explains why.

Banks? No, thanks!

“AN INVESTMENT banker was a breed apart, a member of a master race of dealmakers. He possessed vast, almost unimaginable talent and ambition.” So wrote Michael Lewis...

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CU Boulder Cuts Student Work Hours Because of Obamacare

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Posted by    Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 3:30pm

Isn’t it strange how the “Affordable” Care Act is making college less affordable?

Valerie Richardson of the Washington Times reported.

CU Boulder becomes latest university to cut student work hours under Obamacare

College students overwhelmingly swung for President Obama in 2008 and 2012, but they’re now finding their on-campus work hours cut back, thanks...

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How Conservatives Should Handle Gay Marriage

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Posted by    Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 2:00pm

Kyle Sabo at The College Conservative suggests a more hands-off approach for Republicans on the issue of same-sex marriage:

On Politics and Civil Rights: Same-Sex Marriage

On October 6, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear seven appeals in same-sex marriage cases that have percolated up through the lower courts. After several years...

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The Value of a College Degree is Falling

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Posted by    Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:30pm

In some cases, it doesn’t even matter what field of study you choose.

Maria Santos of Red Alert Politics reports.

Study: The value of a college degree is falling, even for high-paying majors

A new study suggests the benefits of a college degree are deteriorating—even for traditionally high-paying majors.

Data published by the National Bureau...

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British University Students: Pee in the Shower to Reduce Water Usage

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Posted by    Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:00am

It actually would reduce water usage, so there’s no fighting them on that point. People are free to make up their minds and do with their bodies as they please, so we shouldn’t demonize this type of thing. But, yes, it is funny.

Also, anyone who doesn’t wear sandals, flip flops, or...

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William & Mary Student – The Case Against Free College

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Posted by    Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 9:30am

In a new post at the College Conservative, Elizabeth Marcello examines the idea of “free” college.

Over the past several years, young Americans have faced the daunting economy upon completing their undergraduate degrees and after being thrust into a seemingly jobless country. Underemployment hast stifled development and innovation. Tuition, room...

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Proponent of Affirmative Consent Law Says: “It Helps Find Evidence Where There Is None”

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Posted by    Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8:00am

… I don’t think she understands that that’s fabricating evidence, and, you know, bad.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

New Calif. sex consent law helps ‘find evidence where there is none,’ backer says

California’s affirmative-consent law for campus sexual relations is less than two weeks old, and supporters continue to speak of its...

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Good2Go Sexual Conset App to Undergo Changes, Relaunch in Spring

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 6:30pm

Legal and College Insurrection have been closely following Good2Go, most recently with its shut down earlier this week. Now the app’s developers are vowing to relaunch in the spring after modifying the app to make it purely educational not retain any user information.

Greg Piper writes for The CollegeFix:

NEXT VERSION OF GOOD2GO...

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Cooley Law School to Close Ann Arbor Campus

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 5:00pm

File this story under higher ed bubble.

Jeremy Allen of M Live reported.

Cooley Law School announces plans to close Ann Arbor campus

Cooley Law School announced today that it intends to close its Ann Arbor campus — located at located at 3475 Plymouth Rd. — at the end of the year.

According to a...

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Nebraska Teachers Told to Stop Referring to Children as ‘Boys and Girls’

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 3:30pm

Apparently “boys and girls” is not “gender inclusive” enough. You know what the Lincoln, Nebraska Public School system thinks is a good, gender-neutral replacement? “Purple penguins.”

Dave Huber at the College Fix has the story:

Not a joke: Teachers told not to refer to boys and girls as … ‘boys’ and ‘girls’

Middle school teachers...

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New York Set to Ruin Sex for College Students

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

New York is preparing to pass a campus consent law not unlike California’s. Our friend Hans Bader reports at Liberty Unyielding.

New York may rob college sex of ‘fun and spontaneity’ through ‘consent’ ordinance

New York City officials want to require “affirmative consent” not just for sex, but for “sexual encounters” in general,...

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Texas Tech Frat Charter Revoked After Party Featuring Lewd Banner

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 12:30pm

The banner read “No Means Yes, Yes Means Anal.”

The Phi Delta Theta chapter house was removed by the national organization, not the university.

I think this is a good example of one way to combat the sexual assault problem on campuses across the country.

Texas Tech Frat Loses Charter Following ‘No Means...

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Prager University – George Will Explains Money and Free Speech in Politics

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 11:00am

In a new video from Prager University, George Will explains what progressives really mean when they talk about campaign finance reform.

Here’s more info:

Course Description

Is “campaign finance reform” a good way to regulate money in politics? Nationally syndicated, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author George Will shows that, despite the innocent name...

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University of California Launches Free Online Abortion Course

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 9:30am

The course and its proponents seem to imply that those who refuse to perform or have an abortion do so because they’re uneducated, not because they have, you know, ethical objections.

Jennifer Kabbany at the College Fix has the story:

University launches first-ever online abortion course

The University of California – S...

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Harvard Students Think America is a Bigger Threat to World Peace Than ISIS

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Posted by    Friday, October 10, 2014 at 8:00am

This will blow your mind. What’s the current tuition at Harvard?

Hat tip to Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix.

So Campus Reform took a camera to Harvard University and somehow managed to find four of the most infuriating and ignorant students on campus. Watch the video and feel your jaw drop, and...

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What Happened to Empowering Women to Combat Sexual Assault?

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:30pm

It’s an often-debated point in the discussion of the problem of sexual assault on campus. One side argues that we live in a rape culture where rape is actively encouraged in just about every way possible, and the other side argues that while we don’t live in a “rape culture” college...

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Exchange Student at St. Thomas Aquinas College Apprehended for Online Threat

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 5:00pm

Further proof that you have to be very careful about what you say on social media.

Russell Westerholm of University Herald reported.

St Thomas Aquinas College Exchange Student Apprehended for Making an Online Threat of a Massacre

An exchange student at St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) threatened a massacre at the school via social...

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University of Nebraska Offers “How To Do Drag” Workshop

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 3:30pm

It’s “the first of its kind”, and some hope the last.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

Public University Hosts Workshop To Teach Students How To Be Drag Queens

A recent workshop hosted at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln taught students how to be drag “kings and queens.”

The “How To Do Drag” event...

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The Campus War on Christians Continues

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 2:00pm

As David French of National Review reports below, colleges sometimes move the goal posts to keep Christian groups in violation of codes.

Campuses Keep Coming Up with More Reasons to Censor Christians

The brazen intellectual bankruptcy of campus censorship never fails to impress. Yesterday, the Chronicle of Higher Education was the latest prestige...

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