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Arizona State to Get Prescription Drug Vending Machine On Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:00pm

The service is called “InstyMeds.”

What could possibly go wrong?

CBS News Las Vegas reported.

University Installs Prescription Drug Vending Machine On Campus

An InstyMeds vending machine has been installed on Arizona State University’s campus, allowing any student or university employee to pick up prescription drugs from the dispenser.

Any ASU student or university employee...

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Concordia U. Student Looks at Loretta Lynch Nomination

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Posted by    Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 2:00pm

President Obama recently announced Loretta Lynch as his nomination to replace the soon-to-be former Attorney General, Eric Holder

Sam Leanza, a student at Concordia University, takes a look at the nominee and the why she is being selected now, when her background shows her to be a potentially better fit that Eric...

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Bill O’Reilly of Fox News Donates $10,000 to Boston University’s Student Newspaper

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Posted by    Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 12:00pm

That’s a very generous gift. The newspaper was struggling and Bill O’Reilly is an alum who wrote for the paper at one point.

Peter Jacobs of Business Insider reported.

BILL O’REILLY: Here’s Why I Donated $10,000 To Save Boston University’s Student Newspaper

Earlier this week, Boston University student newspaper The Daily Free Press —...

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Cornell Overregulation of Fraternities May Have Driven Binge Drinking Off-Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 10:00am

This is the problem with the “fraternities are dangerous and drive students to drink excessively” narrative: fraternities are in fact the most regulated sources of alcohol on campus, whereas student drinking off campus is entirely lawless.

Chris Byrns at The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Students Push for Review of Greek Quarter System

Students on campus...

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Anti-Rape Protesters Make a Mess at Columbia, Get Charged $1,500 for Cleanup

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Posted by    Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:00am

The students stacked mattresses in front of the college president’s because that’s symbolic or something.

Sam Frizell of Time reported.

Columbia University Charging Student Group $1,500 After Anti-Rape Protest

A Columbia University student group said it is being charged $1,500 by the school after a demonstration against sexual assault last month.

Hundreds of Columbia students...

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Former Domestic Terrorist to Join Faculty at University of Illinois

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Posted by    Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 4:00pm

Can anyone name a professional field other than academia that welcomes so many people who were involved in domestic terrorism?

Michael Cipriano of the College Fix reported.

University of Illinois OKs hiring of former radical with domestic terrorist group

Leaders of the University of Illinois on Thursday paved the way for the school to rehire...

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BDS Activists at UCLA Try to Shut the Press Out of Upcoming Vote

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Posted by    Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:00pm

The BDS activists at UCLA are obviously afraid of letting people know what they’re all about. They are also trying to control the narrative.

Kudos to the Daily Bruin’s editorial board for calling them out.

Editorial: USAC must not limit press, student access to divestment meeting

The focal point of the undergraduate student government’s...

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Student Defends ‘Microaggressions’ Saying People Have Become Hypersensitive

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Posted by    Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 12:00pm

Ian Grice of North Carolina’s State’s Technician proposes that questions some refer to as “microaggressions” may in fact lead to a stronger appreciation of diversity:

Micro-aggressions aren’t so bad

Racial micro-aggressions are brief and commonplace verbal, behavioral or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, communicating hostile, derogatory or negative racial slights and insults toward...

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Judge in New Jersey Orders Parents to Pay Their 21-year-old Daughter’s College Tuition

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Posted by    Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 10:00am

This young woman is 21, a legal adult. What a crazy turn of events.

Allahpundit of Hot Air reported.

New Jersey judge orders parents to pay estranged 21-year-old daughter’s college tuition

Alternate headline: “America discovers new reason why no one should live in New Jersey.” If you’re feeling deja vu right now, there’s a...

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UCLA Honors Communist Revolutionary Angela Davis in ‘Optimist’ Series of Banners

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Posted by    Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8:00am

The banners, which are hung throughout the UCLA campus, feature a variety of UCLA graduates highlighting the university’s proud legacy… and Angela Davis.

Jacob Kohlhepp at The College Fix has the story:

UCLA honors communist revolutionary as role model

Recently, while strolling down Bruin Walk, I admired the UCLA Optimist banners. The marketing campaign...

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Ohio University Student Demands Ban of Yik Yak For “Misogyny, Racism, and Bullying”

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 6:30pm

By this logic we should also ban Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Tumblr… really, the list goes on.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Ban Yik Yak for ‘misogyny, racism and bullying,’ Ohio University student demands

A senior journalism major at Ohio University isn’t too keen on freedom of expression, because she calls for...

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Taxing the Rich Will Not Fix Higher Education

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 5:00pm

Republicans should tackle higher ed reform in real ways and offer better ideas than this tired one.

George Leef of See Thru Edu reported.

Magical Thinking: Tax the Rich More and America’s “Education Gap” Will Disappear

The New York Times provides a constant stream of articles showing the unshakable liberal belief in the benefits...

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George Washington U. Offering Special Nursing Program to Veterans

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 3:30pm

It’s so nice to report an American university doing something nice related to our country’s veterans…especially around Veteran’s Day.

George Washington University is launching a bachelor of science in nursing program for military veterans, school officials announced.

The veterans BSN program, which will start in the spring 2015 semester, is designed to support...

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Video: College Students Explain Why Republicans Won the Senate

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

In a surprising twist for videos like this, most of the answers given are very thoughtful.

Video by Maggie Lit of Campus Reform.

VIDEO: Students explain Republican takeover of the Senate

The 2014 midterm elections went better for Republicans than they had expected, as the GOP captured seven Senate seats to gain a 52-43...

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Colleges fight to keep dubious financial advisers away from student athletes

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 12:30pm

Colleges are now looking to close some legal loops that allow financial advisers to contact athletes who are promising pro prospects and lead them into making bad decisions regarding their money.

The Wall Street Journal‘s Julie Steinberg has this report:

…It is illegal in most states for sports agents to provide gifts or...

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Cal State System Criticized for Imposing ‘Success Fees’ on Some Campuses

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11:00am

I don’t know what anyone’s upset about. Punishing success is one of the hallmarks of Progressivism.

Carla Rivera of the LA Times reported.

Cal State system under fire for success fees on some campuses

As University of California leaders push for a controversial multiyear tuition increase, the larger California State University system is holding...

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USC College Republicans’ Website Hacked

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 9:30am

The hack, which replaced the website’s homepage with a shady picture of a man shrouded in darkness and an Arabic poem, is being referred to by some as an “electronic jihad.”

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

Electronic Jihad? USC College Republican’s website hacked

When USC College Republicans President Jennifer Massey...

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Pensacola State Bars Faculty From Speaking to Student Journalists

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8:00am

Faculty contracts are being negotiated at Pensacola State and the administration has told faculty they will be violating the law if they speak to student journalists.

Ry Rivard of Inside Higher Ed has the story.

Gag Order in Sunshine State

Administrators at a Florida community college are leaning on faculty and student journalists to...

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Lindenwood University defends student reporters against police intimidation

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Posted by    Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 6:30pm

In the wake of a very aggressive police search, one university is standing up for its students’ civil liberties.

Lindenwood University in Missouri demanded a “written apology” from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department after “close to 15″ officers detained two student journalists for 90 minutes, searched their vehicle...

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How to Spend Even More on Your Higher Education – College Consultants

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Posted by    Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:00pm

I suppose it’s a nice option to have if you can afford it.

Barbara Booth of the Fiscal Times reports.

The Crazy Price Tag for College Consultants

Two months before 17-year-old Alexa of northern New Jersey—a national merit scholar, Girl Scout Gold Award recipient and standout soccer player—planned to submit her application to Amherst,...

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Syracuse Student Leader Regrets Giving Even More Publicity to Blogs That Mocked Him

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Posted by    Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 3:30pm

He apparently forgot about The Streisand Effect: any attempt to hide, censor, or cover up information only makes that information even more widely publicized.

UO student leader regrets giving free publicity to blogs that mock him

Litigation expert says blogs could have First Amendment claim if shut down by university

Syracuse University’s fight with its...

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U. Georgia Students Take Field Trip to Planned Parenthood and a Sex Shop

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Posted by    Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 2:00pm

I can’t wait to see what’s on the agenda for next week.

Blake Seitz of the College Fix reported.

University of Georgia students take field trip to Planned Parenthood, sex shop

ATHENS, Ga. – A University of Georgia student group took a field trip to Atlanta on Saturday to visit a Planned Parenthood clinic...

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