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How to Respond to Campus Claims of Privilege

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 8:00am

Kurt Schlichter has written a new essay for Townhall which describes the best method for dealing with progressive claims of privilege on campus and it’s a must-read.

I Checked My Privilege, And It’s Doing Just Fine

This “Check your privilege” meme is the newest trump card du jour on college campuses and in...

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Police dogs find hot dogs and 62 students guilty of senior prank gone wild

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 6:30pm

When the police dogs chased down the source of some hot dogs, 62 New Jersey students were busted for a a particularly gross senior prank.

Sixty-two students were arrested Thursday after police said they broke into their high school overnight for a senior class prank, urinating in hallways, greasing doorknobs with petroleum...

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Terrorists Teaching in Illinois Higher Ed

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 5:00pm

The University of Illinois system sure seems fond of hiring former terrorists.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reports.

TERRORIST UNIVERSITY: The University of Illinois System Keeps Hiring Terrorists

In Illinois, the two largest taxpayer-funded universities have now boasted bona fide American terrorists on their faculties.

The University of Illinois at Chicago, a dismal and...

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UC Berkeley Student Likens “War on Poverty” to WWI’s Battle of Verdun

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 3:30pm

The Battle of Verdun in 1916 was the longest single battle of World War One and was noted for its enormous casualties.

UC Berkeley student Jacob F. Grant makes an apt analogy to this battle to this country’s efforts in the “War on Poverty.”

Last week marked half a century since the then-leader...

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Harvard Defends Satanic Ritual on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 2:00pm

Of course they do. Anyone who’s surprised by any of this, please raise your hand.

The College Fix reports.

Harvard University Defends Satanic ‘Black Mass’ On Campus

Harvard University officials stand behind the planned Satanic Black Mass reenactment slated to be held on campus this Monday.

“Harvard … does not endorse the views or activities of any...

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Harvard student says young Americans not as high on pot legalization as you may think

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 12:30pm

In the Huffington Post, Harvard University student Mariel Klein college students are not as high on pot legalization as new reports seem to indicate.

Support for the legalization of marijuana among young Americans is not as high as many perceive. According to a poll by the Harvard Public Opinion Project released Tuesday...

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Dinesh D’Souza – Multiculturalists on Campus Who Defend Islam are the Problem

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 11:00am

In a recent appearance on the Bill Maher show, Dinesh D’Souza described the war currently taking place in the minds of liberals. Via Real Clear Politics.

DINESH D’SOUZA: What’s going on here is there is a civil war in the mind of the liberal. On the one hand you have the...

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Michigan State U. student says grades not as important as work ethic

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 9:30am

In light of rampant grade inflation on campuses, Michigan State University student Emily Jenks offers a refreshingly different view on grades.

…Employers don’t look for good grades — they look for hard workers.

Having a degree is just the beginning when being considered for a job. There’s going to be a bunch of...

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Indiana University Prof Thinks Liberal Media is Perfectly Balanced

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 8:00am

No one in the media has a left wing slant, they’re just trying to advance their careers or something.

Tom Johnson of News Busters reports.

Indiana Professor: ‘Professional Norms and Values’ Keep Liberal Reporters From Slanting The News

One of the Indiana University professors who recently found that almost four times...

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U. of Idaho Faculty Vote to Expand Their Free Speech Rights

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

University of Idaho faculty recently voted in favor of broadening the scope of their academic freedom on campus and include an explicit right of free speech on matters of faculty governance.

Hopefully, it will include the rights of free speech for the conservatives among their number.

Patricia Hartzell, chair of faculty senate, said there...

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Oberlin Athletics Coaches Required to Take Transgender Sensitivity Training

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 3:30pm

That should help win some ball games.

Katherine Timpf of Campus Reform reports.

New Oberlin College policy would mandate transgender sensitivity training for entire athletics department

Oberlin College is considering a set of rules to create a more “inclusive” athletics department which includes mandatory transgender sensitivity...

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Business Schools Turning to Plato for Student Lessons

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:00pm

In The Wall Street Journal, Melissa Korn takes a look at the new philosophy being implemented at some business schools across the country.

Most business-school students are gunning for jobs in banking, consulting or technology. So what are they doing reading Plato?

The philosophy department is invading the M.B.A. program—at least at a...

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College Student Asks Random Women for Sex, Gets no Takers

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 12:30pm

I don’t know how his strategy failed. The College Fix reports.

Did You Hear About The College Student Who Went Around Asking Women For Sex?

Sounds like the start of a joke, right? But it’s not.

UNC Professor Mike Adams’ latest Townhall column is great:

I was introduced to the controversy shortly after a student of...

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San Diego State U. student’s guide to good fiscal health

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 11:00am

With all the attention given to student sexual health on campus, it seems that the lessons on good financial health are completely overlooked.

San Diego State University student Kelly Gardner has a very smart review of handling taxes, credit cards, and other fiscal life skills that are often under appreciated by young...

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Amherst College Bans Fraternities and Sororities

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 9:30am

This seems a little extreme, even for Amherst.

Susan Kruth of The FIRE reports.

Amherst Bans Fraternities, Sororities, and Similar Organizations On and Off Campus

Amherst College’s Board of Trustees sent out an email Tuesday announcing that it was reaffirming its 1984 ban on the college’s recognition of fraternities and sororities—and that it would...

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State College Funding Levels Sputtering Along with the American Economy

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 8:00am

With a growth rate of only 0.1 percent in the last quarter, it is quite reasonable to question whether there has been a real economic recovery during Obama’s term in office.

It looks like the recovery isn’t the only thing that has been sputtering — so has the funding for state colleges.

Forty-eight...

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Former Purdue Quarterback Supports Unionization Efforts

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 5:00pm

Colin Mairet, Sports Editor of Purdue’s The Exponent, recently interviewed a former quarterback who supports the unionization of college football players.

Despite direct opposition from current student-athletes and administrators at Northwestern, one former Purdue quarterback believes the players at the school want to unionize and the process is a “step in the...

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Chocolate Mustaches Too Offensive for NC State

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 3:30pm

In the future, everyone will be offended by everything for 15 minutes.

The College Fix reports.

University Apologizes For ‘Offensive’ Chocolate Mustaches Given For Dessert

North Carolina State University’s dining services officials have apologized for handing out “offensive” chocolate mustaches for dessert on Monday – Cinco de Mayo.

“We held a Cinco de Mayo event...

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Pro-Obamacare Group Hits the Bars in Quest for Young Enrollees

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

Some young Americans could be experiencing very painful hangovers the next time they hit the local clubs!

Night clubbers, beware. An Obamacare evangelist may be coming to a bar near you.

On a call outlining its strategy to get people to sign up for Obamacare over the summer, leading Obamacare advocacy group Enroll...

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Check Your Privilege is an Idiotic Phrase

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 12:30pm

College Insurrection readers are well acquainted with the leftist concept of white privilege.

In a new video, “Token Libertarian Girl” Julie Borowski addresses the issue.

“Check Your Privilege” Is An Idiotic Phrase

“Check your privilege” an insulting...

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Fiscal Affirmative Action: Universities May Prefer Rich Chinese Students to Asian-Americans

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11:00am

In discussions of affirmative action, the plight of Asian Americans is often overlooked by proponents.

However, a review of admittance numbers shows there may be another challenge for that particular group of students — rich Asians who will pay full tuition.

United States universities favoring wealthy Chinese students over Asian-Americans has been a...

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U. Michigan Kicks Out Male Student Over Trumped up Rape Charges

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 9:30am

The war on college men continues unabated.

The College Fix has the story.

LAWSUIT: University of Michigan Kicked Out Student Over Trumped Up Rape Charges

The Detroit Free Press reports:

Student Drew Sterrett was railroaded out of the University of Michigan on trumped-up rape allegations for which he was never criminally charged, according to a...

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