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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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The Origin of Anti-American Sentiment in American Universities

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 12:30pm

Dominic Lynch at The College Fix shows how it came to be that American universities are so profoundly anti-American:

How and Why American Universities Hate America

The modern American university is undeniably liberal. It’s a trend noted since at least Allan Bloom’s 1987 seminal critique of higher education in “The Closing of the...

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Liberal Writer Worries California Campus Consent Law Could Backfire on Democrats

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 11:00am

Jonathan Chait of New York Magazine may be onto something here. Let’s hope he’s right.

California’s Radical College-Sex-Law Experiment

The Democratic Party has built what looks like a stable and demographically expanding national electoral majority. But coalitions can come unglued, and eventually, all of them do, when their policies fail or their elected...

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Harvard Professor Says Eric Holder is the “Moral Compass” of the Obama Administration

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9:30am

I think even Joe Biden has a better claim to that title than Eric Holder.

From The CollegeFix:

HARVARD PROFESSOR CALLS ERIC HOLDER ‘MORAL COMPASS’ OF OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

Sometimes you’re just left speechless, like when this happens, via the Huffington Post:

Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation announcement in September spurred an outpouring of mixed emotions...

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Texas Tech Sorority Under Investigation for ‘Border Patrol’ Party

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Posted by    Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 8:00am

Why am I not at all surprised to learn that Gawker published photos from the party?

Dave Huber of the College Fix reports.

Sorority at Texas Tech Under Investigation For ‘Border Patrol’ Party Pics

The Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at Texas Tech is in hot water as photos from a “Border Patrol” party were...

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More Students Taking AP Exams, But Pass Rates Remain Low

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:30pm

The gross number of students taking and passing AP exams has increased over the past ten years, but overall pass rates are low.

Not to mention that over the past ten years AP exams have become much easier to pass because of all the review books and free online tutorials available.

From U.S....

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Alcohol and Drug Violations Rise After George Washington University Cracks Down

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

Gee. Who could have predicted that a bunch of young people would rebel against authority? It boggles the mind.

Eva Palmer of the GW Hatchet reports.

Reported alcohol and drug violations rise after campus crackdown

A campus-wide crackdown on public intoxication partly caused a surge in reported violations last year.

Campus police officers began actively...

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Good2Go Forced to Completely Shut Down Affirmative Consent App

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 3:30pm

Apple removed the app, which faced numerous critical reviews, from the iTunes store, citing an app guideline which forbade “objectionable or crude content.”

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Good2Go Totally Shuts Down Consent App After Apple Yanks It From iTunes

Just two weeks after its debut, the sexual-consent app Good2Go has...

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Anti-Sexism Activists Break Affirmative-Consent Law in Their Own Video Tutorial

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 2:00pm

Here’s a video about how cool California’s new Affirmative-Consent law is from an “anti-sexism” group called UltraViolet. They apparently didn’t know they’re breaking the law in their own tutorial.

Greg Piper of the College Fix has the details.

Affirmative-Consent Video Tutorial Tells Students To Act Without Consent

If you’re confused how to get and...

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Billionaire David Einhorn Donates $50 Million to Cornell, Anti-Capitalist Students and Faculty Silent

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 12:30pm

Evil capitalists: 1, Liberal College Students and Faculty: 0

All over campus, students, faculty, and administration are celebrating “Cornell Engaged,” the project David Einhorn donated $50 million to help fund. Just yesterday I thought I heard them all cursing the capitalists pigs of Wall Street who simply push money back...

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What Do College Majors Have to do With the Gender Gap?

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

Nothing really. But as Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner points out, our liberal friends at VOX think it’s a really big deal.

What discussion about college majors would be complete without mentioning gender gap?

You’ve got to hand it to the writers at Vox — they know how to stay on message.

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Hood College Denies Accusations of Forcing Students to Join Civil Rights March

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 9:30am

If that isn’t irony, then I don’t know what is.

Andrew Desiderio at The College Fix has the story:

College Denies Report It Forced Students to Take Part in Civil Rights March

School officials at Hood College are denying a report...

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Scripps College Uninvites George Will From Speaking

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:00am

The political double standard for speakers on campus is reaching a tipping point. Many more people than you think are fully aware that a convicted cop killer is speaking at Goddard College while a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist has now been...

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Two All-Female Colleges Prepare to Enroll Male ‘Transgender’ Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 6:30pm

The various gender identity combinations now accepted and listed below is surprisingly long.

Genevieve McCarthy of the College Fix reports.

All-Female Colleges Adopt New Policies To Enroll Male ‘Transgender’ Students

Two all-female colleges recently agreed to officially admit male transgendered students – or biological males who dress and act like women – making...

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How to Graduate Without Student Loan Debt

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 5:00pm

It can be done but it requires work, planning and sacrifice. A student named Jessica Slizewski did it and wrote about her experience. Her article was published at Time.

I Don’t Have Student Loans and I Don’t Feel Bad for People Who Do

My father is not...

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Brown University’s Nudity Week Features Naked Yoga and Bodypainting

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 3:30pm

I’m not sure if this is a step up or a step down from University of New Mexico’s sex week.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

Brown University Hosts Nudity Week, Complete With Naked Yoga, Bodypainting

Ah, Brown University’s annual Nudity Week, which boasts naked yoga sessions, nude body painting events,...

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Teenager in France Takes Responsibility for Threatening Emails Sent to Harvard

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

This is an update to a previous report. A teenager in France is blaming a sibling for threatening emails sent to Harvard students.

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller reports.

Emailer Who Sent Death Threats to Hundreds of Harvard Students Is Totally Sorry, Blames Brother

On Friday, a bunch of students at Harvard University...

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UMass Police Kept Student Heroin Addiction Secret

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 12:30pm

Logan had been busted for selling LSD and club-drug favorite Molly, but the campus police offered him a way to keep the school’s administration and his parents out of the know: becoming an informant.

During a surprise visit to see their son, Logan’s father and stepmother found him dead in his dorm...

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Retired New York Prof’s Annual Pension Tops Half a Million

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 11:00am

Higher ed bubble? What higher ed bubble?

The College Fix reports.

Retired New York Professor’s Annual Pension Tops $561K Per Year

How is that even possible? I know – it boggles the mind.

But the New York Post reports that 90-year-old retired Queens College history professor Edgar McManus gets a city pension of $561,286 a...

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500 Students Protest Confederate Flag Hung in Bryn Mawr Dorms

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 9:30am

I think we’ve reached a pretty comfortable situation when the most important thing students can think of to protest is a couple kids hanging a Confederate flag in their dorm room.

Dave Huber at The College Fix has the story:

Confederate Flag at Bryn Mawr College Dorm Causes Uproar

Two members of the Bryn...

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Ohio University Frat Parodies Sorority Recruitment Video

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 8:00am

This has people talking for some reason. You can watch both videos below via Inside Higher Ed.

The Sorority video:

The parody:

 
 
 
 

Exposing the Hypocrisy of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement

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Posted by    Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:30pm

Claire Chiara at the College Fix shows how the Berkeley Free Speech Movement is totally rooted in hypocrisy:

Berkeley College Republicans Call Bullsh*t on Free Speech Celebrations

November 2013: Berkeley student government unanimously passes a bill to ban the term “illegal alien” from campus discourse.

September 2013: After several Mexican-American members of the campus...

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